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Feb 16 2017

Chicago gun violence: Toddler dies after being shot while riding in auto

A toddler and a 26-year-old man riding in a auto were shot and killed in Chicago on Tuesday, the police department said, marking the second fatal shooting of a child in...

Feb 16 2017

Which Penn State draft prospects were invited to the 2017 NFL Combine?

The Clemson players invited include Ben Boulware (LB), Wayne Gallman (RB), Jadar Johnson (SS), Jordan Leggett (TE), Artavis Scott (WR), Cordrea Tankersley (CB), Deshaun W...

Feb 16 2017

U.S. believes Russian Federation deployed new missile in treaty violation

Moscow also denied it had violated the INF treaty, which helped end the Cold War between the two countries. It happened secretly in December during the Obama administra...

Feb 15 2017

Judge Rules States' Case Against Trump Travel Order Can Proceed

She noted that a "Muslim ban" was a key part of Trump's campaign, and a press release calling for it remains on his website. The ruling comes on the heels of a similar ou...

Feb 15 2017

Doctors Are Seeing A Spike In Child Flu Cases

Foster told CBS Chicago that she believes because a lot of parents no longer have the flu mist option, they are not bringing their kids in to get the flu vaccination sh...

Feb 15 2017

Ham Solo: Harrison Ford's wrong runway landing under investigation

Ford, 74, was captured on air traffic control recordings asking, "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" The passenger plane was reportedly able to take off shor...

Feb 14 2017

Brandon Phillips is close to being dealt to the Atlanta Braves

The Braves already signed Sean Rodriguez to be the team's everyday second baseman but he got involved in an automobile accident last January 28. In his prime, Philli...

Feb 12 2017

Northeast winter storm cancels Orlando International flights

Some areas received 10 inches of snow or more and at least one death has been reported . Watch the web cam below to see all the snow falling... With the arrival of...

Feb 11 2017

Local educators concerned with Secretary of Education pick

In a country where the best solutions so far include setting up GoFundMe campaigns for teachers to buy school supplies, asking where the pencils are IS NOT A FUNNY JOKE...

Feb 10 2017

Season's biggest snowstorm could dump 18 inches on Northeast

While winds won't be as strong away from the coast, intense snow bands and some blowing and drifting of the light and fluffy snow will create extremely hazardous conditio...

Feb 10 2017

Chris Kennedy to Oppose Governor Rauner

Pat Quinn, who wasn't considered a new candidate by the IDCCA. A YouTube video accompanies Kennedy's announcement. He leads Top Box Foods, a nonprofit organization he c...

Feb 06 2017

Yet another judge rules against Trump's immigration ban

But, following an outcry and legal challenges, the Department of Homeland Security said on Sunday that green card holders would be allowed on planes to the United States ...

Feb 02 2017

Manchin opposing, Capito supporting DeVos as Trump's ed secretary

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos , the first two sitt...

Jan 31 2017

Judge whose emergency order barred Trump's immigration ban is UM graduate

A federal judge has granted the American Civil Liberties Union request to temporarily stop detention of men at John F. Kennedy International Airport based on President T...

Jan 25 2017

GOP senators propose letting states keep Obamacare

I received this letter from Joni Ernst; please give it a read if you have time. KFF notes that most of the people that would be negatively impacted by this standard...

Jan 23 2017

Four dead after tornado rocks southern Mississippi

Hours after the tornado, authorities were still concerned about downed power lines and potential gas leaks and were encouraging people to stay home, said Hattiesburg po...

Jan 21 2017

Arizona's Allonzo Trier sidelined after failed PED test

A rumor before the season began suggested Trier would be suspended for the entire 2016-17 season after testing positive for a performance enhancing drug, But that's all i...

Jan 19 2017

Widow of Orlando club gunman pleads not guilty

Noor Salman entered her plea Wednesday in an Oakland, California, courtroom two days after her arrest at the home she shared with her mother in suburban San Francisco. T...

Jan 05 2017

Cuomo calls for $10B makeover of JFK Airport

This falls in line with Cuomo's preference for achieving pet projects through budget negotiations alone, and not going along with bills that have been handed to him by a ...

Jan 02 2017

Ohio's minimum wage increases by 5 cents with New Year here

The 40-cent increase means those working full time will earn $16 more a week, or $832 a year. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for labor secretary, Andrew F. MA is amo...