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US Senate Republicans Disagree With Democrats' $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan US Senate Republicans Disagree With Democrats' $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
- January 26, 2017

Neither side revealed specifics about how they plan to fund their plans. But Schumer also acknowledged his proposal past year to pay for infrastructure work with revenues raised from lowering taxes on overseas profits to encourage companies to return some of the estimated $2 trillion to $3 trillion that they've kept out of the United States. (more...)
Officer's body camera captures burning vehicle rescue Officer's body camera captures burning vehicle rescue
- January 24, 2017

Suddenly, her auto shut off and nothing worked. She tried kicking for four minutes with no results and tried other windows with similar lack of success. "The flames are getting bigger and bigger and the smoke is bellowing in and I'm now I'm starting to lose control because now I'm really freaking out". (more...)
Tornado damage tears through houses, flips cars Tornado damage tears through houses, flips cars
- January 22, 2017

The public is asked to stay home and avoid traveling, if possible. "We're riding every line to assess the extent of the damage and working closely with the city and county to safely bring power back to our customers in the Pine Belt", Michael Harvey said. (more...)
Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To US Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To US
- January 21, 2017

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman - one of the most most notorious narcotics kingpins - has been extradited to the United States. A USA law enforcement official told The Associated Press news agency that Guzman arrived following a flight from the Mexican border town Ciudad Juarez. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway: Inauguration Marks a 'Fresh Start' for the Country Kellyanne Conway: Inauguration Marks a 'Fresh Start' for the Country
- January 21, 2017

What do you think of Samantha Bee's Kellyanne Conway comparison? "It's very bold, action-oriented, but it's also lovely for its simplicity", she said . Brand new president and vice president. But Bee ended by crediting Conway for doing the hard graft while Trump has lazily reaped the rewards. Donald Trump's tax returns aren't. (more...)
Threat of severe weather increasing Threat of severe weather increasing
- January 21, 2017

The stronger low-level wind profiles are expected farther east and overnight in association with a lead speed max progressing inland from the Gulf. Yes, we do expect a lot of rain and thunderstorms. The storm system will also create unsafe conditions on the area waterways. We'll be watching them anyway. The first opportunity for strong to severe storms will come early tomorrow morning, generally in the 3 a.m.to 10 a.m. (more...)
Rick Perry, Al Franken share awkward 'couch' moment during Senate confirmation hearing Rick Perry, Al Franken share awkward 'couch' moment during Senate confirmation hearing
- January 21, 2017

Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., in a confirmation hearing Thursday, Energy Secretary-nominee Rick Perry said he would make cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation a priority. Perry , the former governor of Texas, brought laughter to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in his response to Democratic senator Al Franken. (more...)
Thousands expected to convene for Women's March on Denver
- January 21, 2017

This Saturday, the day after Donald Trump's inauguration as President of the United States, more than a million people in nearly every major city on the planet plan to march for women's rights . Thousands plan to march in North Carolina for women's rights Saturday. The Indiana chapter primarily organized on social media, where the rallying cry for a march spontaneously began. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles mysteriously spilled on Dodge County road
- January 20, 2017

Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the sweets fell off of a feed truck Tuesday night. A former farmer told WBAY that farmers will often purchase batches of candy that don't pass quality control because the candy provides a source of "cheap carbs". (more...)
Orlando gunman's widow pleads not guilty to federal charges
- January 19, 2017

A two-count indictment says that between April and June of previous year, Salman "did knowingly aid and abet" her husband's attempt to support the Islamic State group. 'She would not hurt a fly'. She also said she was with him when he bought ammunition. Noor Salman arrested in California on aiding and abetting a terror organization. (more...)
Woman faces charges for fleeing RI with children 31 years ago
- January 18, 2017

Kelly Yates was 10 months old, and Kimberly Yates was 4 when they were reported missing. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children , a felony warrant for child snatching was issued for Elaine Yates in October of 1988. (more...)
Denver weather forecast today, January 13: A little chilly
- January 14, 2017

This track will likely bring snow to the eastern part of the area, genning up later Saturday and then lasting into early next week. This weekend, Saturday looks to be clear and a high of 41 again while Sunday should be 40 with a chance of snow and rain. (more...)
14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Connecting with the Indian diaspora 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Connecting with the Indian diaspora
- January 10, 2017

Eye on young overseas Indians . "Remittance of close to 69 billion dollars annually by overseas Indians makes an invaluable contribution to the Indian economy", said PM Modi. "You all must have seen and heard that we have taken action against corruption and black money...." Black money has hollowed out our country, society and administration. (more...)
Day to thank law enforcement Day to thank law enforcement
- January 10, 2017

For them it's more than a job. "We once again urge you to join us in supporting law enforcement officers on Monday by lighting the White House blue", the letter concludes. Other suggested ways to get involved include wearing blue clothing or sharing a positive experience of a law enforcement interaction on social media. (more...)
Cuomo to propose free tuition at SUNY Cuomo to propose free tuition at SUNY
- January 04, 2017

Providing free college tuition had a been a staple issue of the senator's presidential campaign a year ago, before he lost the Democratic nomination to Hillary R. Cuomo's office contends 80 percent of NY households statewide now make $125,000 or less with an estimated 940,000 households having college-aged children that would be eligible for the program. (more...)
Mother killed, two daughters injured in fall from Colorado ski lift Mother killed, two daughters injured in fall from Colorado ski lift
- December 31, 2016

One girl was flown to Children's Hospital Colorado and the other child remains in stable condition at Middle Park. Police said the three victims were transported to the medical center in Granby where medical personnel confirmed that the woman had died. (more...)
Goes off for 40, hits buzzer-beater vs. Nets Goes off for 40, hits buzzer-beater vs. Nets
- December 30, 2016

He also added 11 rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Seven of the rebounds were offensive, and in typical fashion the Bulls dominated the offensive glass by grabbing 18 offensive rebounds and scoring 24 second chance points. The Nets, now 1-15 on the road, haven't just been losing road games. But Butler and Robin got the last laugh. It's a good thing he returned. There is also no set timetable for when the Nets will be in position to win back-to-back games again this season. (more...)
Legislature votes to delay marijuana shops Legislature votes to delay marijuana shops
- December 30, 2016

The bill does not affect the provisions that are already in effect: Personal possession inside and outside a person's primary residence, as well as home growing. About 1.5 million people voted against it. The executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana, Erik Altieri said, "The arrogance and hubris lawmakers are showing toward voters is remarkable". (more...)
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack
- December 29, 2016

Bailey drew Fisher from various scenes, including in the signature white dress and bun-like hairstyle she donned in the first Star Wars film. In a statement to People , Billie Lourd, Fisher's daughter, confirmed that her mother died in the early morning. (more...)
Tottenham Hostpur's Hugo Lloris extends stay with the club till 2022
- December 25, 2016

The talented striker has recently found his shooting boots again for the Spurs development team and he is now training with the first-teamers ahead of the clash with Mauricio Pochettino's former team on Boxing Day. "All our players want to be involved in the project for a long time". But it is fantastic news for us. Spurs' goalkeeper and captain is now committed until 2022 , this season's limp Champions League exit failing to push him towards the exit, and his manager said: "That is a ... (more...)