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Apr 05 2017

Mason County homeowner arrested after fatally shooting intruder

The Washington man who shot and killed an elementary school teacher after he found him taking a shower on his property smiled in court as he appeared before a judge for...

Apr 03 2017

JP says severe storms possible this week

This is the third highest risk category out of five that the center uses. These storms will produce heavy rainfall and possibly hail. Supercell thunderstorms will beg...

Mar 31 2017

'Hard-fought victory': Flint seals deal to replace 18000 home water lines

The state will keep another $10 million in reserve for costs that exceed expectations. It focuses more on pipe replacements and less on door-to-door water delivery. Door-...

Mar 30 2017

GOP Eyes Tax Overhaul -- And Lessons From Health-Care Failure

The bill that too many of his fellow colleagues ultimately rejected was based on Ryan's signature policy agenda, called "A Better Way". "The losers today are Nancy Pelo...

Mar 30 2017

President Trump Reaffirms His Support For The FOP Leadership

Trump asks Fraternal Order of Police to find out which cops didn't vote for him. "We're removing MS-13, we're removing criminals all over the country, we're taking them...

Mar 30 2017

Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

Senators are able to force the Senate to muster a supermajority for the nomination of a Supreme Court justice, and if that were to happen, Gorsuch could be confirmed with...

Mar 30 2017

Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects" and deletes

The Washington Blade reports, "Trump's U.S. Census proposes , immediately cuts LGBT survey questions". The Census Bureau's 2020 survey will not ask about respondents'...

Mar 28 2017

Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today, Tonight

A tornado or two can not be ruled out. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are right for severe thunderstorms, and you should stay aware that a warning may be...

Mar 28 2017

Should Devin Nunes Recuse Himself From Trump Russia Ties Investigation?

Nunes' office did not immediately say what time the chairman met his source on White House grounds. CNN is now reporting that Nunes had in fact slipped off to the Whi...

Mar 27 2017

One killed, at least 14 wounded in OH nightclub shooting

Neudigate told WLWT that it's one of the worst shootings he has seen in his almost 30 years with the police department. Assistant Police Chief Neudigate later tweeted...

Mar 26 2017

Cops in standoff after fatal Las Vegas bus shooting

Initial reports claimed that an active shooter may have been present, but police say there are no active shooters at any nearby casinos. Police said it is unknown what pr...

Mar 26 2017

Burglary at Bellagio Hotel and Casino prompts lockdown on Vegas strip

According to other reports, it is possible that the suspects attempted to rob the Rolex watch store in the hotel. Police said Saturday they believe at least three peop...

Mar 24 2017

CRMC Joins Hospitals Protesting New Federal Healthcare Law

The news came as several politicians announced they would not support the American Health Care Act, which can not pass if all the Democrats and 22 GOP lawmakers decid...

Mar 17 2017

Dallas scrambles to fix 911 delays in wake of 2 deaths

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings called the ghost calls plaguing 911 the city's "number one priority", CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. City officials have been bringing in ...

Mar 14 2017

Why forecast gas price increase hasn't happened

Gas prices dropped unexpectedly over the past week when the crude oil market turned suddenly bearish. Costs are slightly lower in Western New York, with Buffalo's average...

Mar 14 2017

Joe Biden calls on innovators to help stop cancer

Jill Biden spoke optimistically about their Cancer Initiative, and Biden stressed the importance of federal funding for cancer research. Obama then handed Biden the rei...

Mar 11 2017

Daylight Savings Good Opportunity to Check Smoke Alarms and CO Detectors

The Cranston Fire Department and Red Cross volunteers will visit homes this Monday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.as part of the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign. "Special smoke a...

Mar 07 2017

Twin Rhode Island sisters, 97, die in falls on frigid weekend

Police said it appeared the women were coming back from dinner on Friday night when they both fell in the driveway. Jean Haley managed to reach the garage, while Martha W...

Mar 03 2017

Brandon Jennings Joining Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards picked up former Nets forward Bojan Bogdanovic at the deadline and are rumored to be courting former Knicks point guard Brandon Jennings . Bur...

Mar 03 2017

Peace Corps: UM climbs to No. 4 on top-producer list

Volunteers work with communities to address challenges in education, health, economic development, agriculture, environment and youth development. There are 13 Puget Soun...