• California TV producer arrested on suspicion of murdering deaf sister
California TV producer arrested on suspicion of murdering deaf sister

Her sister, Wendy Blackstone , died in 2015 along with two of her pet dogs. In an effort to hide the crime, Blackstone staged the incident as an accident. Police are urging anyone with additional information to call Peteque at 805-750- 7888. According to TMZ , Blackstone's sister, Wendy, "died in 2015 from a combination of carbon monoxide poi...

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  • Kentucky legislature overrides governor's vetoes on school spending bills
Kentucky legislature overrides governor's vetoes on school spending bills

Kentucky lawmakers voted Friday to override the Republican governor's veto of a two-year state budget that increases public education spending with the help of a more than $480 million tax increase. The Senate voted 20-18 and the House voted 57-40 Friday to override that veto . The override vote on the budget wasn't close. The Senate l...

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  • Taliban seize district in Afghanistan's Ghazni province
Taliban seize district in Afghanistan's Ghazni province

No militant group claimed responsibility. Afghan officials say at least 15 people have been killed, including a district governor, after Taliban militants attacked a district government compound in southeastern Afghanistan. The Taliban are under pressure to take up President Ashraf Ghani's offer of peace talks but so far they have not responded...

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  • Pope Francis admits 'grave errors' in Chile sex abuse scandal
Pope Francis admits 'grave errors' in Chile sex abuse scandal

The Pope sparked a controversy and protests when, after meeting victims of the alleged abuse , he claimed that Bishop Juan Barros was innocent and accused complainants of committing slander . After hugging Bishop Barros publicly during his visit, he called the accusations... The comment prompted uproar from the bishop's critics, several...

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  • Rain to Turn Into Snow Friday, Winter Storm Warning Issued
Rain to Turn Into Snow Friday, Winter Storm Warning Issued

Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one quarter to three quarters of an inch are possible. Winter storm watches were also issued in the upper Midwest and northern Great Lakes, with warnings of drifting snow, gusty winds and downed tree limbs Friday night into Saturday .

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  • More heat, wind and fire danger forecast
More heat, wind and fire danger forecast

The spring fire season runs until April 30, meaning all outdoor burning is banned from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m, and Dyehouse advised against burning outdoors until the humidity rises and winds fall down. Any fires that start have the potential of spreading rapidly. A low pressure system bringing gusty winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour with higher gusts, re...

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  • Syria conflict: Russian Federation says no evidence of Douma chemical attack
Syria conflict: Russian Federation says no evidence of Douma chemical attack

The first batch of freed hostages from rebel-held Syrian city of Douma arrived on Sunday at an army-controlled crossing in the first phase of a far-reaching deal to evacuate thousands of rebels to northern Syria, state media's live footage showed.

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  • DOJ Inspector General Finding: McCabe 'Lacked Candor' Under Oath
DOJ Inspector General Finding: McCabe 'Lacked Candor' Under Oath

The report on McCabe is part of a larger investigation that the inspector general is doing into decisions and activities within the Justice Department and FBI before the 2016 election. However, we concluded that McCabe's decision to confirm the existence of the CF Investigation through an anonymously sourced quote, recounting the content of a...

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  • Severe weather possible Saturday
Severe weather possible Saturday

Highs will return to the lower 80s for your Friday . Our high temperatures on Thursday will be in the lower to mid 50s. Another cold front will move through the northern Rockies Monday. Tomorrow, Friday April 13th, another Pacific storm delivers rainy, windy weather to Vancouver Island. The scattered storms that are moving through East Texas a...

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  • Ecuador gives Colombian insurgents 12 hours to prove captives alive
Ecuador gives Colombian insurgents 12 hours to prove captives alive

He said they included the "narco-terrorist alias Guacho" on the list of " Ecuador's most wanted" and offered a reward of US$100,000 for information leading to his capture in Ecuador or Colombia . President Lenin Moreno, in an emotional speech, said if the government does not receive word on the team's status "we will move forcefully. not hesitati...

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  • Task Force to Review USPS Finances
Task Force to Review USPS Finances

The order also directed the task force to issue a report outlining proposed changes within 120 days. The surprise order was signed at 9 p.m. creating a panel to "conduct a thorough evaluation" of the Postal Service's finances, which the president says is on an "unsustainable path" and "must be restructured to prevent a taxpayer-funded bailout".

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  • Stoneman Douglas Teacher Is Arrested After Leaving Gun In Bathroom Stall
Stoneman Douglas Teacher Is Arrested After Leaving Gun In Bathroom Stall

As for Simpson, he posted a $250 bail and was released from custody. Police also arrested Joseph Spataro, identified as a homeless man, for trespassing and firing a weapon in public. Simpson also talked about the unequal challenge of a school security officer using a pistol to face off against a semi-automatic rifle, saying, "It's disgusting".

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  • Erdogan says Turkey anxious about 'wrestling' of world powers over Syria
Erdogan says Turkey anxious about 'wrestling' of world powers over Syria

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday criticized Russia's stance on the future of Syria's Afrin region, saying that Ankara itself would decide the details of returning the area to the Syrian people. The alleged chemical attack in rebel-held Douma near Damascus on April 7 sparked worldwide outrage and warnings of possible military action . ...

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  • Paul Ryan Backing Kevin McCarthy as House Speaker
Paul Ryan Backing Kevin McCarthy as House Speaker

His endorsement of McCarthy may help head off a battle between his subordinates over the top post. Representative Jim Jordan, a co-founder of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have at times clashed with Ryan and other Republican leaders, said he is also open to pursuing the role of speaker.

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  • ALERT: Tornado Watch until 9 PM Friday
ALERT: Tornado Watch until 9 PM Friday

However, portions of Franklin and Titus counties are under an Enhanced Risk (3/5), and Texarkana is under a Moderate Risk (4/5). The Region 8 Storm Team says that damaging winds and flash flooding are the primary threats, with isolated tornadoes and large hail secondary threats.

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  • Palestinians carry on rallies in Gaza on third consecutive Friday
Palestinians carry on rallies in Gaza on third consecutive Friday

In additions, hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire since March 30. Last week, protesters burned mounds of tires, sending plumes of smoke into the air in the border area. Last Friday, among the nine dead was a journalist who witnesses said was wearing a press vest, sparking criticism of Israel. There were so far fewer prote...

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  • Strong storms, then soaking rain, wet snow, and lots of wind
Strong storms, then soaking rain, wet snow, and lots of wind

One-quarter to one-half of an inch of rain is possible. South wind 7 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour. A decent wind will stick around through the afternoon and evening with more snow likely to dip in after 3pm today .

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  • Kathua rape case: Confrontation brews
Kathua rape case: Confrontation brews

Defending the investigation by the crime branch, the deputy chief minister said, "Witnesses were brought to the court, and the court was made aware about the probe from time to time". She was abducted on January 10 and was later strangled to death on January 14. "LET THE WORLD KNOW WE DEFEND OUR RAPISTS, we commit atrocities in places of worship ...

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  • Suspect accused of killing MA cop had 111 prior offenses
Suspect accused of killing MA cop had 111 prior offenses

He was held without bail in Barnstable District Court on Friday. Police Chief Frank Frederickson said Gannon's death is hard for members of his department to comprehend. "We're moreover praying tonight for the restoration of Officer Gannon's K9 affiliate, who was moreover injured in for the time being's tragic incident", state police talked abo...

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  • Health Ministry:
Health Ministry: "17 Medics Among 701 Palestinians, Injured In Gaza"

Smaller groups moved closer to the fence, throwing stones, torching tires and burning large Israeli flags. "For the past two weeks, the world has watched in horror as Israeli forces unleashed excessive, deadly force against protesters, including children, who merely demand an end to Israel's brutal policies towards Gaza and a life of dignity"...

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