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Donta Allen was briefly in the same van as Freddie Gray Donta Allen was briefly in the same van as Freddie Gray
- June 07, 2016

Lesser chargers are three counts of manslaughter and second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Goodson opted to have his case heard by a judge rather than a jury at a motions hearing presided over by Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams . (more...)
'X-Men: Apocalypse' Hits $65 Million, 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' Flops
- May 30, 2016

Amber Heard, Depp's wife, was granted a restraining order Friday after alleging that the actor previously assaulted her. Heard, who had filed for divorce, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday with a bruise on her right cheek. Box Office Mojo reports that X-Men: Apocalypse's opening is the lowest debut since 2011's X-Men: First Class, which debuted with $55.1 million back in 2011. (more...)
3 arraigned on charges related to Detroit girl's shooting 3 arraigned on charges related to Detroit girl's shooting
- May 29, 2016

Additionally, Cleveland Smelly is charged with felony firearm - second offense. He's charged with attempted murder and other crimes. Records show Cleveland Smelley was released from parole in January 2015 after convictions for assault and using a firearm while committing a felony. (more...)
Wylie ISD official, residents weigh in on transgender guidelines
- May 26, 2016

The agencies issued a letter to school districts Friday suggesting that discrimination based on a student's transgender status equates to a Title IX violation. "We've had transgender students in our schools at all levels, and we haven't faced any issues", Robinett said. The departments said it applies to all public schools and colleges and universities that received federal funding. (more...)
Kenneth Starr reportedly fired for handling of university sex assault scandal
- May 26, 2016

Baylor University president Ken Starr was reportedly fired by the school's board of regents Tuesday amid an ongoing sexual-assault scandal revolving around the athletic department. Starr served as President of Baylor University for six years. Starr rose to prominence as independent counsel to the White House, where he concluded Clinton had committed perjury when he denied having sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky in a sworn testimony. (more...)
Vols Hosting Kansas State in SEC/Big 12 Hoops Challenge Vols Hosting Kansas State in SEC/Big 12 Hoops Challenge
- May 25, 2016

Rick Barnes, entering his second season as Tennessee's coach, went 12-11 against Kansas State during his 17 years at Texas. Twelve participating teams earned postseason berths in 2016 and seven of the 10 games will feature at least one team that participated in the 2016 NCAA Tournament . (more...)
Rory McIlroy up by three in rainy Irish Open
- May 23, 2016

I go back to the 3-wood at Valhalla and I was three behind in the PGA Championship (2012), but the shot on 16 today was much better than that 3-wood. Rory McIlroy says today's closing stages of the Irish Open were as high pressure as he has experienced in his career. (more...)
Ryan ready to cede leadership of GOP convention if Trump asks
- May 10, 2016

I'll do whatever he wants with respect to the convention", Ryan said during an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday. With Speaker Ryan's recent comments about Trump, saying that he can not support the Republican nominee - at least not yet, Trump-devotee Sarah Palin has taken personal offense to the speaker's hesitancy and vowed to get him kicked out of office. (more...)
Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate
- May 08, 2016

Trump?" "If they take a position on global issues that could threaten war or has the potential of upending our critical relationships with other countries or would potentially break the financial system, that needs to be reported on". The billionaire acknowledges he would have to sell some of his holdings to muster the hundreds of millions of dollars for a general-election bid, something he says he doesn't necessarily want to do. (more...)
CSX: Most cars that derailed in Washington back on tracks
- May 06, 2016

Crews were inspecting the tracks, which are used by CSX, Metro and Amtrak, and were working to restore service. The Brunswick Line on the MARC Train is now blocked between Union Station and Silver Spring due to a CSX freight train derailment. (more...)
Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his town Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his town
- May 06, 2016

An inmate less than a month away from parole eligibility escaped from a prison unit here, according to state officials. Authorities believe Buckel stole a Chevrolet Silverado at a CVS drugstore in Barnegat, about 50 miles from the prison, around 10:15 a.m. (more...)
Ted Cruz's New Ad Is AMAZING Ted Cruz's New Ad Is AMAZING
- May 05, 2016

About 3 in 10 say the New York City financial sector helps the economy, and those voters went overwhelmingly for Clinton. "But that doesn't mean she's good". Only 1 in 10 Democratic insiders said Sanders should try to woo superdelegates to help him overtake Clinton on the convention floor in Philadelphia if he finishes the primary season trailing in pledged delegates, as campaign manager Jeff Weaver suggested Tuesday night in a televised interview . (more...)
Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'
- May 04, 2016

In the same question-and-answer session in March, Boehner referred to Ted Cruz as "lucifer". Boehner didn't stop there, also saying about Cruz , "I have never worked with a more miserable son of a b-- in my life ". Cruz spent much of Thursday responding to those comments. He then addressed Boehner's "Lucifer" remark. Mr Cruz needs to win as numerous state's 57 delegates if he has any hope of stopping Mr Trump reaching the nomination-winning 1,237-delegate majority, a target he is ... (more...)
Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 2 Live Coverage From Tampa Bay Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 2 Live Coverage From Tampa Bay
- May 04, 2016

Pulled after giving up four goals in a 5-3 Game 1 loss Wednesday, Bishop did what the Lightning expected him to do in Game 2, bounce back. That line stepped up but of course the offense was still led by the Triplet line, which saw Tyler Johnson notch two goals and an assist. (more...)
Cowboys take Notre Dame LB Smith, who likely sits out 2016
- May 02, 2016

Well that certainly makes the story of the Cowboys taking him a little less of a fairy tale. Fort Wayne native Jaylon Smith was selected 34th overall by the Dallas Cowboys the 2016 NFL Draft. "I would tell him, yeah for pride and that first round money, you want to be a first round pick, but you're a hell of an athlete. you're going to get that money, on that next contract", Conway said. (more...)
49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7 49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7
- May 01, 2016

Last year, general manager Trent Baalke had to prompt the incoming head coach, Jim Tomsula, on the team's philosophy. Last time that you were here at the local Pro Day you told us that your family is actually a bunch of 49ers fans and they asked to take a picture of you with your hat on. (more...)
Adrianne Haslet FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON ... 3 Years After Losing Leg In Bombing Adrianne Haslet FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON ... 3 Years After Losing Leg In Bombing
- April 30, 2016

She also overcame a hip flexor injury while training. Former Western Washington University cross country and track and field standout Sarah Crouch (formerly Porter) was the 11th female to cross the finish line on Monday, April 18, at the 2016 Boston Marathon. (more...)
Rovi to Acquire TiVo for $1.1 Billion Rovi to Acquire TiVo for $1.1 Billion
- April 30, 2016

The acquisition was rumored yesterday and confirmed this morning by Rovi , which says it will adopt the "iconic TiVo brand" as the name for the new company. Virgin Media, the Liberty Global owned company that has successfully defended nearly a dozen patent claims against Rovi is also one of Tivo's biggest customers. (more...)
Lions select OT Taylor Decker with 16th overall pick
- April 30, 2016

The first draft pick of the Bob Quinn era in Detroit shores up the Lions' offensive line with the Big Ten's Offensive Lineman of the Year and a consensus All-American. Detroit lost nine games last year, its 13th losing season in 15 years. He signed former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Marvin Jones to a five-year deal just days after superstar Calvin Johnson retired and re-signed defensive back Haloti Ngata. (more...)
Cop Punches Handcuffed Woman As Police Watch Cop Punches Handcuffed Woman As Police Watch
- April 30, 2016

A representative for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze. Earlier in the day, Borisade and another officer had to use force to restrain Martinez - an incident that was also recorded. (more...)