• Off-duty officer firing gun near teen sparks protests
Off-duty officer firing gun near teen sparks protests

A bystander began filming once the struggle was already underway and later posted the video to YouTube. Another teenager appears to take a swing at the officer. Police arrested two teenagers on battery charges in connection with the confrontation. No one was struck by the gunfire, and the officer admitted firing the weapon, police said .

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  • GBI to provide updates in Tara Grinstead disappearance
GBI to provide updates in Tara Grinstead disappearance

Ricketson said the GBI took out a warrant Thursday charging Duke with one count of murder. The release said the GBI's standing policy requires all investigative case files, including unsolved cases, to be reviewed several times each year.

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  • What's open, closed on Presidents Day?
What's open, closed on Presidents Day?

General George Washington (1732 - 1799) stands in the prow of a rowing boat crossing the DE to seek safety in Pennysylvania after defeat by the British. The White House website provides a look at each president, ideal reading for Presidents Day. And, just like the government, they made it so it would never be right.

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. embraces retirement if he wins NASCAR title
Dale Earnhardt Jr. embraces retirement if he wins NASCAR title

Earnhardt smiled as he spoke but did pause often to reflect and think. Despite being named the sport's Most Popular Driver for 14 years in a row, Earnhardt Jr. "I said that a little tongue in cheek yesterday (that he would retire), but I'd definitely consider it because that's the last box I don't have checked really".

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  • Whittier police officer fatally shot while responding to traffic accident
Whittier police officer fatally shot while responding to traffic accident

A police officer responding to a auto crash was killed Monday outside Los Angeles, and a second officer was wounded, according to investigators. "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident, officials sa...

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  • Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA Chief Over Democratic Opposition
Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA Chief Over Democratic Opposition

Pruitt served six years as Oklahoma's attorney general and was closely aligned with oil and gas companies in his home state, whose executives backed his political campaigns. Now that Pruitt has been confirmed, the question has been asked whether Scott Pruitt will live out, in his role as the head of the EPA, the tenets of his Christian faith.

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  • Outline of GOP plan to replace ACA has few surprises
Outline of GOP plan to replace ACA has few surprises

Now is the time for Republicans to present it, please. One month later, in yesterday's press conference , the president promised there would soon be a plan. As America has plainly seen since Congress reconvened post-election, the GOP is finally facing down a reality it had the luxury to ignore when Barack Obama was president.

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  • Senate Poised to Vote Friday on Pruitt Nod to Lead EPA
Senate Poised to Vote Friday on Pruitt Nod to Lead EPA

Pruitt, now the Attorney General of Oklahoma, is on the side of the polluters. Since his nomination, Pruitt has attracted widespread condemnation from environmentalists and Democrats for suing the EPA multiple times and questioning the science behind climate change.

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  • American Airlines now flying between Phoenix, Laughlin
American Airlines now flying between Phoenix, Laughlin

National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Terry Williams says the agency isn't investigating the accident because the damage to the planes was "very, very limited". "It felt like a speed bump more than anything else", Whor said. The Southwest aircraft was taxiing after landing and the Frontier aircraft was pushing back from its gate when the i...

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  • PD: Missing Boulder woman's dismembered body could be scattered across country
PD: Missing Boulder woman's dismembered body could be scattered across country

Boulder Police say the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner has not made an official identification; but the department says investigators from the Boulder Police Department and Okmulgee Police Department have tentatively identified the remains as Ashley Mead, 25, based on observations made during the autopsy.

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  • Tiffany Trump snubbed at New York Fashion Week
Tiffany Trump snubbed at New York Fashion Week

Goldberg and her fellow co-hosts on ABC's " The View " called their behavior "bullying", and Goldberg said she would find Trump at the next fashion show and sit next to her. "I don't know what's going to happen, but I'm coming to sit with you", she said on The View . "Thank you @ WhoopiGoldberg I'd love to sit with you too!" Seating shitshow ...

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  • SC Man Accused of Planning Attack 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof'
SC Man Accused of Planning Attack 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof'

McDowell met with an undercover FBI agent on January 12 believing the agent " handled problems for the Aryan Nations ", according to the federal complaint . He went on to say that Jews were "here to destroy the white man". I wish the day we all get off Facebook and white Warriors like we was born to be like Dylann Roof, but we gotta do it in a s...

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  • Michigan State suspends coach linked to sex abuse complaints
Michigan State suspends coach linked to sex abuse complaints

The plaintiff, who is using a Jane Doe pseudonym, alleged that she went to Klages with her concerns about Nassar's treatments and was told that she must be "misunderstanding" his procedures. Aside from civil lawsuits in MI and elsewhere, he's criminally charged with assaulting a girl at his Lansing-area home and possessing child pornography.

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  • Trump labor secretary nominee Pudzer withdraws
Trump labor secretary nominee Pudzer withdraws

I want to thank President Trump for his nomination. Fast food executive Andrew F. Puzder on Wednesday withdrew his candidacy to become President Donald Trump's labor secretary. And Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, told reporters on Monday that the Puzder nomination was "all good". Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa ...

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  • Plane strikes deer while taking off at Charlotte airport
Plane strikes deer while taking off at Charlotte airport

An American Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing after striking a deer on the runway of Charlotte Douglas International airport on Wednesday. The airline is working to get them on other flights. "However, the airport property includes thousands of fenced acres and includes vast areas of undeveloped land", the spokesperson said.

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  • Toddler killed in drive-by shooting on Chicago's West Side
Toddler killed in drive-by shooting on Chicago's West Side

Takiya Holmes, an 11-year-old girl who had been shot in the head by a stray bullet over the weekend while she sat in a minivan, died of her injuries on Tuesday. "Our children should not have to keep paying the price for our inability to hold repeat gun offenders accountable for their actions". Police said the officers thought the SUV matched the de...

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  • Flu activity on the rise in MA
Flu activity on the rise in MA

Dr. Michael Martin, Health Commissioner for the Scioto County Health Department states, "Influenza has been and continues to be a deadly disease". Hospitalizations among people in their 50s and 60s are also increasing, and may actually be outpacing those for children, the CDC reported.

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  • Harrison Ford Involved in Scary Incident with Passenger Plane
Harrison Ford Involved in Scary Incident with Passenger Plane

Ford, an experienced pilot, was piloting a single-engine Husky when he reported aimed for a taxiway to land on instead of the runway at John Wayne Airport. The incident has prompted an FAA investigation - which could result in anything from a simple warning letter to a suspension of Ford's pilot's license.

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  • Trump's Justice Department Abandons Transgender Kids
Trump's Justice Department Abandons Transgender Kids

As previously reported, after 13 states sued the Obama administration past year over its directives, which warned that "a$3 s a condition of receiving federal funds, a school agrees that it will not exclude, separate, deny benefits to, or otherwise treat differently on the basis of sex any person in its educational programs or activities unless exp...

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  • Brandon Phillips Finally Gets Traded, But Joins Another Rebuilding MLB Team
Brandon Phillips Finally Gets Traded, But Joins Another Rebuilding MLB Team

This isn't the first time the Reds tried to trade the second baseman. This was (at least) the second time Phillips had invoked his 10-and-5 rights to veto a trade. McKirahan, 27, missed last season after having Tommy John surgery. Phillips committed 14 errors - easily his most since 2006 - and finished with a career worst -2.3 UZR/150 and -7 DRS (d...

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