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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Dutchess County Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Dutchess County
- July 21, 2016

The Watch includes the entire area except for the Cape/Islands. After some wet weather, the heat moves in. This week will be a hot one, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. At night, skies are expected to be partly cloudy with a low around 76 degrees. Swimmers are asked to stay out of the water and stay away from risky areas like piers and breakwalls. (more...)
Two Men Missing In Lake Michigan In Sheboygan Two Men Missing In Lake Michigan In Sheboygan
- July 20, 2016

Crews were searching for the other two individuals using a rescue boat, a helicopter and local marine units, but risky water conditions stopped the dive operation for the rest of Sunday. When the Coast Guard arrived, they observed Abeyta-Dedecker in the water. They refused transport to a hospital. Fire officials say the search resumed Monday morning. (more...)
Ex-boss of airport, bridge agency appears in federal court
- July 15, 2016

Samson served as attorney general for New Jersey from 2002 until 2003, and has close ties to Christie, reportedly acting as one of his advisors during Christie's 2009 gubernatorial race and in 2011 being appointed to head up the Port Authority. (more...)
Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82 Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82
- July 08, 2016

But the hallmark of his career was his second Super Bowl victory with the 1985 Chicago Bears , where he served as defensive coordinator of a unit considered to be one of the best in history. " That's like saying Marilyn Monroe is just a girl ". But you have to be tough in about every business. Still, with all that being said, let's remember Ryan for the other reasons today. (more...)
Donald Trump pays his first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress Donald Trump pays his first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress
- July 08, 2016

The Winchester attorney asserted Virginia delegates should be awarded proportionally on the first ballot, meeting two thirds of Virginia's delegation would be free to vote for someone else. WASHINGTON - The State Department says human error was responsible for a pair of Hillary Clinton emails the Federal Bureau of Investigation identified as marked classified when they were sent. (more...)
Rondo agrees to deal with Bulls
- July 04, 2016

Wade is 34, a career 28-percent 3-point shooter and plays the same position as Jimmy Butler . Rondo has a reputation for clashing with coaches, and Hoiberg, who struggled to communicate with his locker room at times during his rookie season previous year, may have to navigate possible pitfalls. (more...)
Woman added this week to FBI's 'most wanted' list arrested
- July 02, 2016

According to a criminal complaint, Minor shot Tamecca Perry in March after a fight about loud music. The FBI says Minor felt Perry was "disrespecting her family". The roses are a cover-up of an earlier tattoo and not all of the petals are colored in. Minor's occupation was newspaper delivery. Perry, a former high school classmate of Minor, retreated into her home, where she died in front of her two children, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. (more...)
Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia
- July 02, 2016

But according to a report from the Post on Friday , that characterization isn't entirely fair - Trump also uses the foundation to buy himself Tim Tebow-autographed football helmets. As the Post's writes, "If the rule is broken, the person who breaks it must notify the IRS, and may have to pay a tax penalty". By IRS rules, this is likely a "self-dealing" violation, assuming Trump hasn't given the helmet away to another charity. (more...)
Alex Naddour leads on pommel horse at Olympic Gym Trials Alex Naddour leads on pommel horse at Olympic Gym Trials
- June 27, 2016

The five-member U.S. Men's Gymnastics team that will compete in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro will be composed of three former Sooners and, in addition, will be led by Oklahoma head coach Mark Williams . Here's a look at where these gymnasts stand heading into the weekend that will decide the Olympic Team. Olympic qualifying scores are cumulative from the trials in St. (more...)
Texan puts baby in fridge after leaving her in hot auto Texan puts baby in fridge after leaving her in hot auto
- June 23, 2016

The child was pronounced dead shortly after and her father, Michael Thedford, 33, was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Jim Moody, Collin County Sheriff's Department spokesman, said the girl had been in a vehicle but had been removed by the time deputies arrived. (more...)
US apex court turns down challenge to assault weapons ban US apex court turns down challenge to assault weapons ban
- June 21, 2016

The Connecticut law expands the weapons covered by a 1993 assault-weapons ban, adding the Bushmaster XM15, the variant of the AR-15 used in the attack on Sandy Hook School in Newtown , and dozens of other weapons by name. The court's action underlined its reluctance to insert itself into the simmering national debate on gun control. The " Iron Pipeline " is a reference to the interstate commerce in guns used in crimes in NY that are purchased in states with more lax laws on firearms ... (more...)
Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president
- June 20, 2016

Sanders added that Trump would "be a disaster of a president of the United States". Following a meeting with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday, President Obama endorsed Clinton in a video statement. At the time, Sanders' hometown Burlington Free Press wrote: "Sanders said he held off supporting either of the Democrats because he has made it a custom not to support any Democrat for the presidential nomination until the party had chosen its nominee". (more...)
Moody's outlook for oil sector unchanged despite price rebound Moody's outlook for oil sector unchanged despite price rebound
- June 18, 2016

At about 0430 GMT, the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 69 cents, or 1.42 per cent, to trade at $47.80, a one-month low. U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for July delivery won 73 cents to $46.94 a barrel compared with Thursday's close. (more...)
Mitch McConnell Trashes Trump: Start Acting Like a Real Candidate (AUDIO)
- June 15, 2016

McConnell , who is known for being tight-lipped on candidates and controversy alike, said that Trump needs to change his approach to the campaign and pick a running-mate who is well-versed in policy. "Apparently it was early enough to allow the Republican Speaker of the House to basically call the Republican presidential nominee a racist". Labrador, left without a better alternative and for fear of the so-called "greater evil" of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ... (more...)
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 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...)