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Missing Teen Believed to Be in Extreme Danger

Missing Teen Believed to Be in Extreme Danger

She's safe but no other details have been released. "There's just too many unknowns, she's young, it's very cold outside, we don't believe she has any means to care for herself at this time", said Gary police Lt. Westerfield did not confirm Tuesday whether Garnett and the girl are related or if the two cases were connected. Chastinea did not show up at school, and she is not with either of her parents. Read More

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Court review of immigration order has value

WASHINGTON , D.C. - Federal District Court Judge James Robart in Seattle denied a request from President Donald Trump's administration to postpone any further proceedings in his court over President Trump's travel ban, while the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals considers whether to rehear the case before a larger panel of judges. Read More

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No return home in sight for thousands of Californians fleeing dam

No return home in sight for thousands of Californians fleeing dam

The immediate solution is being handled with evacuations; Webster says the long-term solutions need to consider changes in land use and climate, as well as infrastructure updates and improved maintenance plans. The Department of Water Resources will hold a news conference at noon to discuss progress made on repairing the damaged spillway. Crews have been working around the clock to fix the dam's damaged spillway. Read More

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Oroville Dam Failure Forces Thousands to Evacuate + How to Help

Parts of California damaged by recent storms, including the areas around the damaged Oroville Dam, will receive federal disaster assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Tuesday. "We are maintaining our releases from the reservoir at 100,000 cubic feet per second", he said. "We're doing everything we can to get this dam in shape so that they can return and they can live safely without fear". Read More

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Nineteen in SC arrested in immigration action

Nineteen in SC arrested in immigration action

ICE said in a statement on Monday that the operations targeted immigrants in the Midwest, Los Angeles , New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and San Antonio. USA Today immigration reporter Alan Gomez said "it does seem likely that these were regular raids that (ICE has) conducted". "But for people who have committed no crimes, or their only crime is crossing the border, this is very, very bad", Senator Schumer said. Read More

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Nancy Pelosi Falls for Fake Michael Flynn Tweet

Flynn resigned as national security adviser on Monday night after just 24 days on the job, the shortest tenure anyone has ever served in the role, amid revelations that he discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador during the presidential transition period, and may be susceptible to foreign blackmail. Read More

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Trump returning to Mar-a-Lago for third straight weekend

Trump returning to Mar-a-Lago for third straight weekend

While the club is not open to the public, Mr Trump's dinner with Mr Abe was in the club's dining room, where any member or their guests were likely to be. Now, as a national-security crisis broke out in front of him, DeAgazio continued snapping pictures - and posting them on Facebook . Still, Udall and Whitehouse were not impressed and invoked one of Trump's nemeses. Read More

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Two Bodies Discovered in Carroll Co

They were reported missing hours later. The Sheriff says they do not suspect foul play at this time, but anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office. on the TV station's website. Some family members say they're especially thankful for the community's support. Authorities looked into issuing an Amber Alert but were told that the incident does not meet Amber Alert criteria. Read More

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Teachers Caught Playing 'F***, Marry, Kill' About Students

A group of seven staff members from Bangor High School, including multiple teachers, were recorded naming students that they would kill, f***, and marry as part of a game in a MI bar, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday. The video is believed to have been filmed in Bangor Tavern by a stunned customer and later uploaded to YouTube . Out of six teachers in attendance, two were involved in the game, as well an administrative secretary. Read More

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Evacuations Ordered Due to 'Hazardous Situation' at Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway

Evacuations Ordered Due to 'Hazardous Situation' at Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway

For the most part, the system is built to handle flows like the ones we've been seeing, but the threat of the Oroville Dam spillway collapsing has raised concerns. Image by William Croyle , California Department of Water Resource, work is in the public domain. Also, Brown welcomed scrutiny after revelations in recent days that there had been warnings more than a decade ago about the troubled emergency spillway. Read More

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Cooper, legislative Democrats push new HB2 repeal proposal

Cooper, legislative Democrats push new HB2 repeal proposal

HB2 has divided us and stained our reputation. The special session was called after Charlotte, the state's largest city, repealed its LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance that HB2 essentially voided. Cooper's common-sense proposal would kill HB2 while taking steps to address Republican concerns around bathroom safety. "Today's proposal is yet another chance to fix this mess, but it adds unnecessary language addressing problems that simply do not exist", Winterhof said. Read More

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Franken Says DeVos Shouldn't Have Been Blocked From Entering Public School

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, who died in 1963, was the author of influential works including The Souls of Black Folk, a seminal 1903 consideration of the lives of black Americans after the civil war and the end of slavery. According to The Hill , West Virginia University president E. Gordon Gee also noted that DeVos did not offer specific recommendations on how to address sexual assault on campus. Read More

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David Shulkin Confirmed As VA Secretary

Many prominent veterans organizations expressed their support for Trump's pick, as did Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee after a mostly amiable confirmation hearing February 1. Programs of the MOPH include VA Volunteer Service, JROTC Leadership Awards, Scholarships, Americanism, Purple Heart Trail and Cities, Welfare, and numerous community service programs, all with the objective of service to Veterans and their families. Read More

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CALIFORNIA: Thousands flee their homes over dam collapse fears

CALIFORNIA: Thousands flee their homes over dam collapse fears

Officials have ordered residents near one of the nation's biggest dams to evacuate the area, saying a "hazardous situation is developing" after an emergency spillway severely eroded. But with more rain is on the way later this week and a huge surplus of water in the reservoir behind the dam, officials with Department of Water Resources are continuing to release water downstream to lower the level of the lake. Read More

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Tens of thousands evacuated as major USA dam threatens collapse

Tens of thousands evacuated as major USA dam threatens collapse

Officials confirmed that water has stopped flowing over the damaged spillway as of 10pm PST (6 am GMT) after workers increased the water flow from the Dam's main spillway in order to decrease overall water levels . Water from rain and snow rapidly flowed into the lake, causing it to rise to perilous levels, and sending water down the wooded hillside carrying murky debris into the Feather River below. Read More

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Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over Russian Federation phone call scandal

Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over Russian Federation phone call scandal

The White House yesterday confirmed that Trump had accepted Flynn's resignation. In the coming hours, Trump will have to decide whether to go ahead with these initiatives in the absence of Flynn and his detailed knowledge of how they should go forward, or simply put them on hold until his successor is in place and has time for a full study of their complicated ins and outs. Read More

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New York City mayor says 'affordability crisis' threatens city

New York City mayor says 'affordability crisis' threatens city

The mayor's speech jumped from local talking points to national issues. He also encouraged New Yorkers to speak out against the policies of President Donald Trump. The mayor spoke for more than an hour about the people of NY and what the city is doing to help them. Half of the new apartments will be set aside for seniors and 500 for veterans, the mayor said. Read More

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Crews prepare to seal California dam spillway that forced evacuations

Crews prepare to seal California dam spillway that forced evacuations

The dam's main spillway was damaged (pictured center), forcing authorities to use the emergency spillway on Saturday for the first time in the dam's 48-year-old history. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking the Trump administration for federal assistance in responding to a potential failure of a spillway at Lake Oroville. "I think people will be nervous", said Steve Hirleman, who has lived in the area for decades. Read More

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Florists kept busy on day of love

Florists kept busy on day of love

They were scheduled to have a shipment of flowers delivered to their store during Thursday's storm, but received them Friday instead. "In addition to the Goods and Services Tax (GST), farms charging more and shortages because of the rainy season, the price of flowers costs more this year", he added. Read More

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Hannity Backs Up Miller, Goes After Scarborough On Twitter

No, [the powers of the President] are questioned young little". Now we are all paying the price as the White House proclaims to the world the supposed autocratic powers of the new "Supreme Leader" of the United States of America, Donald J. "You really need to go back and read the Constitution", he told Miller . Rice infamously said in a series of September 2012 interviews that an anti-Islam video caused the deadly terror attack in Benghazi Libya, a specious claim that quickly proved false. Read More

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WA Trump Travel Ban Lawsuit: Seattle Judge Allows Case To Proceed

WA Trump Travel Ban Lawsuit: Seattle Judge Allows Case To Proceed

Later, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told a news briefing that the administration could still go to the Supreme Court to undo a nationwide suspension of the travel ban. They might have better success with courts addressing the issues more squarely. The measure - given with no notice - set off detentions of incoming travelers, protests at airports and worldwide condemnation until a federal judge in Seattle stepped in and suspended the order a week later. Read More

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Democrats concerned over raids, arrests by immigration authorities

Democrats concerned over raids, arrests by immigration authorities

Thirty-one of the more than 600 people arrested by immigration authorities last week were picked up in Kansas, according to a representative for Immigration and Customs Enforcement . Officials say they're rounding up illegal immigrants who have committed crimes. The latest operation began in 2011 under the Obama administration as an annual large-scale national operation targeting immigrants convicted of crimes and targeting other people considered a priority. Read More

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Clouds roll in today

Clouds roll in today

Monday will be a bit cooler. A windy warm up for Friday gets highs to the 40s and then low to mid 50s for your weekend. It won't be windy with winds only around 5 to 10 miles per hour. The humidity will not be too bad, as our afternoon temperatures climb into the mid and low 70s, the dewpoints remain in the 50s, making for relative humidity values in the 50% range. Read More

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Fire inside Disneyland parking structure prompts evacuations

The fire was reported just before 4:40 p.m.at the Mickey and Friends parking structure, a large, multilevel garage near the northwest corner of Disneyland Park, according Sgt. Four cars were deemed a total loss and four others were damaged in the fire. The fire began on the second story of the 10,000-space structure and its cause was still under investigation. Read More

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Suspect in Ohio State student's rape, murder held without bond

Suspect in Ohio State student's rape, murder held without bond

Police said the crime was one of opportunity, as Golsby came upon the student while she was walking to her vehicle. Items found in Tokes' vehicle were then reportedly connected to Golsby by forensic scientists. He received a sentence of six years after he was convicted when he allegedly, in front of her 2-year-old child, raped a woman, then forced her to withdraw cash from an ATM. Read More

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#NotOurLaborSec: Fast Food Workers Protest Puzder at Corporate Offices and Chains Nationwide

The Senate voted 52-47 last week to approve Attorney General Jeff Sessions, after a bitter day-long debate that saw Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell silence Democrat Elizabeth Warren of MA. The protests are scheduled at CKE offices around the country, including the company's corporate offices in Anaheim, and the company's headquarters in Carpinteria. Read More

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Trump Immigration Order Blocked by US Judge in Virginia

Trump Immigration Order Blocked by US Judge in Virginia

With her ruling, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema added another judicial roadblock to the president that is similar to court orders issued elsewhere, including a nationwide ruling issued Thursday by the Ninth U.S. "The "Muslim Ban" was a centerpiece of the president's campaign for months, and the press release calling for it was still available on his website as of the day this Memorandum Opinion is being entered", the judge wrote in her opinion. Read More

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