Salvation Army still short on donations and volunteers

We got our gold coin!' and the room just got really excited. "It gives us a great opportunity to make where we live a better place". Inside the box was also a poem, reading in part, "May the gift of joy and laughter find all the boys and girls, and m... More..

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Sex toys thrown to fend off armed robber
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Sex toys thrown to fend off armed robber

As the robber approached one employee, her colleague started to launch sex toys at the man, throwing him off. A true Christmas miracle. I just thought he was trying to be amusing, to scare us. When the suspec...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Riot squad deployed to Birmingham prison

Justice Minister Liz Truss said the reasons for the security failure will be fully investigated, while those convicted of rioting will face longer sentences. "This prison is a tough place to work, it serves a v...More..

Organization that collects wreaths to honor fallen heroes comes up short
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Organization that collects wreaths to honor fallen heroes comes up short

It was the image of Arlington National Cemetery that stayed with him, even into adulthood. In Hopewell, 64,000 wreaths were delivered and placed on fallen veterans graves at the City Point National Cemetery. ...More..

Snow expected Saturday in Vancouver
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Snow expected Saturday in Vancouver

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory beginning at 7 p.m. Friday . Whiteout conditions will make travel extremely unsafe. Accompanying the snow is fierce cold thanks to the Polar V...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Monroe Police collecting Toys for Tots

Walters Brothers Harley Davidson collected 1,200 toys for the marine's toys for tots program. "We are grateful to be able to assist the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation again this year with their important m...More..

Russian Federation interfering in U.S. election is just 'conspiracy theory', Trump loyalists say
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Russian Federation interfering in U.S. election is just 'conspiracy theory', Trump loyalists say

Sources told the Post that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed doubts about the intelligence presented. Other lawmakers, both Democrats and Republicans, have also called for an investigation to l...More..

Will Smith's Killer Convicted Of Manslaughter
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Will Smith's Killer Convicted Of Manslaughter

The maximum sentences are 40 years for manslaughter and 20 years for attempted manslaughter, sentences that if imposed consecutively by the judge would mean Hayes would "not be able to hurt anyone ever again fo...More..

Mass shooter Dylann Roof, with a laugh, confesses,'I did it'
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mass shooter Dylann Roof, with a laugh, confesses,'I did it'

He was arrested the next day during a traffic stop in North Carolina, about 250 miles (400 kilometres) north of the site of the shooting in Charleston , South Carolina. "What are these cops doing?" "I was stil...More..

Unarmed man, 73, shot and killed by police in California
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Unarmed man, 73, shot and killed by police in California

Carruesco said he didn't know how many times Serna was shot, though his family claims it was nine times . Francisco Serna was in a neighbor's driveway around 12:30 a.m. The officer who fired the shots is o...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Trump told NBC's Today show shortly after the announcement it was a "great honor" that "meant a lot" to him. Time editor Nancy Gibbs said on the program that Democrat Hillary Clinton was the No. The change...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Republicans urge federal judge to halt MI recount

Stein", he said. "The relief you're asking for is so clearly unwarranted", U.S. District Judge James Peterson said during a 20-minute hearing. A recount requested by Stein is under way in Wisconsin, where T...More..

Former senator, astronaut John Glenn hospitalized
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Former senator, astronaut John Glenn hospitalized

He was the first man to orbit the Earth when in 1962 he piloted the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Glenn went on to serve in the U.S. Senate from OH from 1979 to 1999. He flew 59 combat missions in WWII and 90 co...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

Since the election, people have asked me to change my vote based on policy disagreements with Donald J. Trump . Texas electors signed pledges earlier this year at the state GOP convention promising to vote for...More..

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

A federal lawsuit was filed late last week by a Trump voter and two super PACs seeking to stop the recount. After opposition from the MI attorney general and Trump supporters, the state board responsible for ...More..

Willie Taggart Hired as New Oregon Ducks Head Coach
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Willie Taggart Hired as New Oregon Ducks Head Coach

OR fired former coach Mark Helfrich just one week ago, leaving the job open. Taggart will become the first African-American head coach at OR, as well as the first coach hired from outside the program since 19...More..

Retired Gen. Kelly to be nominated as homeland security secretary
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Retired Gen. Kelly to be nominated as homeland security secretary

He served three tours in Iraq, and holds the somber distinction of being the most senior military officer to lose a child in combat in Iraq or Afghanistan. Lewis B. As Southern Command chief, Kelly oversaw US m...More..

Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter

Sheriff's Office declined to comment on the arrest of 54-year-old Ronald Gasser , who remained at the scene of Thursday's fatal shooting and was questioned by police. With Gasser's auto boxed in by traffic, Mc...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Valley sides with Trump on flag burning punishment

That fact was not lost on Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN). Some people believe it's the very type of act that the First Amendment was created to protect. "However, we have a First Amendment which says that the ri...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Senate OKs Iran sanctions extension

The act was first introduced in 1996 to target Iran and Libya's nuclear program but the latter has been removed from the list. The vote by the U.S. The measure will now be sent to outgoing President Barack ...More..

Kevin Foote's breakdown of Saints' loss to Detroit
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Kevin Foote's breakdown of Saints' loss to Detroit

Michael Thomas has emerged as his top receiver with 65 catches for 789 yards and seven scores. If a game is close late, there may not be a better team to orchestrate a come from behind victory than Matthew St...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Sense of duty draws US veterans to Dakota pipeline protest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said because of the severe cold winter ahead, all federal lands north of the Cannonball River - including the camp - will be closed to the public on Monday, and Gov. Constructio...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Family: Bodies of mother, daughters found after fire

Michael Reed had been searching for his wife Constance and their children, 9-year-old Lily and 12-year-old Chloe. The announcement was made by the Reed family's pastor around 1 p.m. Make checks payable to Pa...More..

Trump takes on another Mexico-bound Indiana manufacturer
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Trump takes on another Mexico-bound Indiana manufacturer

Noting that she said you "gotta' have faith the Trump team knows all this", she said she'd be "the first" to say that the concerns are "unfounded" once the terms of the deal are made public, if those terms di...More..

Key provisions in the $611 billion defense policy bill
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Key provisions in the $611 billion defense policy bill

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas) and Sen. The Pentagon is blocked from making planned reductions in the number of active-duty troops. WARTIME OPERATIONS: The legislation includes the $5.8 billion in addition...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Lawsuits seek to block or halt Wisconsin and Michigan recounts

An updated count Friday by state election officials shows Trump's lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton has shrunk to 49,000, from 71,000. Lawyers for the Trump campaign argue that Green Party candidate Jill Ste...More..

by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Ohio State knife attacker was 'nice guy' but unknown to many

The group called Artan a " soldier of the Islamic State" who had "carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of worldwide coalition countries". Of the 11 people injured three remain ho...More..

Prosecutor clears officer in man's death, says man was armed
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Prosecutor clears officer in man's death, says man was armed

Vinson, who's also black, shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott on September 20. On Sept. 20, Scott was sitting in his auto and waiting for his child when he was approached by police. The district attorney said ...More..

What does Trump's education secretary pick mean for student loan debt?
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

What does Trump's education secretary pick mean for student loan debt?

When it comes to DeVos, Falwell believes that Trump has made an excellent choice. "My assumption is that those themes of interest in opportunity and accountability would be a major interest of hers in higher ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Fillon wins Conservative presidential primary after promising immigration crackdown in France

While views are right-wing moderate, she is anti-euro. He's also leading in the polls ahead of France's presidential elections. PARIS France's presidential campaign is heating up, as candidates from the ant...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

Donald Trump is laying out his agenda: He wants flag-burning to be a crime, possibly resulting in a loss of citizenship or even a year in jail, he tweeted Tuesday morning. "In addition to ignoring the Supreme ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sherri Papini Found Alive on Thanksgiving

Sheila Koester, Sherri Papini's sister, spoke to the media today at 3 p.m. about the return of her sister. They do not know if the abduction was planned or done impulsively. There is no other information about ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Northern California woman found chained, beaten

Koester told reporters that her sister was very excited to be home, but would not describe Papini's health. Her husband, Keith Papini, said he'd gotten a text from his wife at 10:37 a.m. "We are very thankf...More..

Employers 'can breathe a sigh of relief' as new overtime rule halted
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Employers 'can breathe a sigh of relief' as new overtime rule halted

On Tuesday, Mazzant, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, ruled that the federal law governing overtime does not allow the Labour Department to decide which workers are eligible based on salary levels a...More..

LSU In Talks with Houston Football Coach Tom Herman, Sources Say
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

LSU In Talks with Houston Football Coach Tom Herman, Sources Say

While LSU wasn't at full strength, the Aggies (8-4, 4-4) were the healthiest they've been in weeks, with defensive end Myles Garrett over an ankle injury and quarterback Trevor Knight back from a shoulder i...More..