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Hunter who blamed illegal immigrants for shooting charged with deadly conduct

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller , who has a history of spreading false information, posted about it on his Facebook page, where it gained 6,500 shares, Big Bend Now reported . Mr Miller, who became infamous in the U.S. during last year's election campaign when he called Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton a "c***" in a Tweet, deleted his initial Facebook post about the incident after police said they were suspicious of the hunters' story. Read More

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Reports Of Shots Fired At Houston's Ben Taub Hospital

Reports Of Shots Fired At Houston's Ben Taub Hospital

More than 200 police officers have responded to the scene, some with assault rifles. "No details about the number of victims or who was involved, we just know that code has been activated", McLeod told The Huffington Post. If at Ben Taub, follow emergency response guidelines of the hospital. Officials said the shooting happened on the second floor of the hospital, but there was no report if anyone was injured. Read More

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4 dead after shooting in Preston home

4 dead after shooting in Preston home

Preston City Police Chief Ken Geddes said officers were called to the home at 67 W 200 S., after a family member found the family deceased around 5 p.m. The children's mother, Summer Layton Spillett, was in IL for work during the shooting, and another child was not at the residence when the shooting occurred. Read More

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Fifth-grader seeks math problem-solving help from local OH police department

Fifth-grader seeks math problem-solving help from local OH police department

So, she chose to go out on a limb, and message the local law enforcement on Facebook. "Ok now if I had this (90+27)+(29+15) x2", Lena asked. The 10-year-old was having trouble finding a solution to the problem (8 + 29) x 15, and the person behind the department's Facebook account explained exactly how to find the answer: by adding the numbers in parentheses first and then multiplying by 15. Read More

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Clemson associate athletic director found dead after search

Authorities have opened an investigation into his death. "Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers". In a statement posted to Twitter by Independent Mail (Anderson County, S.C.). for mounted searches. The corner said it was unclear how long Henderson had been in the wooded terrain. Clemson Athletics said he didn't go to work on Monday. Read More

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Cooper announces plan to up teacher pay

Cooper announces plan to up teacher pay

Roy Cooper says his upcoming two-year budget proposal will contain sizeable pay raises for teachers as part of his effort to get their salaries up to the national average by the early 2020s. Although the fine print in their respective proposals likely will be different, Republican legislators and Cooper could have the same initial result. Read More

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US Assures EU, Seeks 'Common Ground with Russia

US Assures EU, Seeks 'Common Ground with Russia

In his first overseas trip as vice president, Pence sought to calm nervous European allies who remain concerned about Russian aggression and have been alarmed by Trump's positive statements about Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump and Mr. Pence that the measures they're taking are unacceptable", Philippe Hensmans, Belgian director of Amnesty International, said. Now, this will require greater coordination and intelligence sharing among European Union member states and between the ... Read More

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SEPTA Trains Derail Near 69th Street Terminal In Upper Darby

SEPTA Trains Derail Near 69th Street Terminal In Upper Darby

Victory Avenue also was shut down near the incident, police said. Another operator and two passengers suffered less serious injuries. Then, one of those trains tipped over onto a third auto that was parked and not moving. Passengers could be seen boarding the buses around 9 a.m. the agency said to expect delays of up to 10 minutes on the line that runs from Upper Darby to the Frankford section of Northeast Philadelphia . Read More

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College kid says his mom sent him a care package of trash

College kid says his mom sent him a care package of trash

Freshman Connor Cox says he's six hours form home and can't head to the grocery store because he doesn't have a vehicle, so he was excited to get a delivery from home. "When I saw the package, I was thrilled, and then I opened it..." he told Fox 5 News. "[She said, ] 'No, that's the trash you were supposed to take out, '" he added, laughing. Read More

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe appears to approve of Donald Trump's "America first" attitude, drawing parallels between their nationalistic policies. The First Lady is reportedly leading a faction that wants her to succeed Mugabe while Mugabe's deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, leads another. "If you want.Mugabe to retire, you go together with him and we take over. Read More

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Kevin Dresser: "I'm looking at a chance to go home"

This comes as little surprise for all involved, but the timing is less than ideal. Dresser took over for Tom Brands, who left Virginia Tech after two seasons to coach Iowa. The culmination came during the 2015-16 season when the Hokies finished fourth at the NCAA Wrestling Championships. The former 1992 Olympic Gold Medal victor at 82 Kg, coached the Cyclones to the best regular-season since his initial year, in 2014-15. Read More

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Minnesota House votes to undo Sunday liquor sales ban

Minnesota House votes to undo Sunday liquor sales ban

Minnesota lawmakers on Monday put a massive crack in the state's ban on Sunday liquor sales, overwhelmingly voting to repeal the Prohibition-era law after years of failed attempts. But a Senate committee has scheduled a hearing on the bill for Wednesday and Gazelka said there's a growing sense that the ban's days are numbered. If the bill passes, Sunday liquor sales would begin in July. Read More

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Police arrest man in high speed chase from Cape Cod to Middlebor

Police arrest man in high speed chase from Cape Cod to Middlebor

On Monday morning starting at about 9:30 a.m., Barnstable police attempted to stop a 2017 Hyundai Sonata, the driver refused to stop and the pursuit began. Guy drove at dangerously high speeds, sometimes reaching 100mph, and opposite traffic on Route 44 in Plymouth and Route 495 in Middleborough. The suspect hit two police vehicles on a highway entrance ramp on I-495 forcing him to stop. Read More

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Keselowski vows "to make that move again" despite last-lap wreck

Keselowski started on the pole in the No. 2 Penske Ford, and led for 18 laps. The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season kicked off with the Advance Auto Parts Clash Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. "Didn't have a shot just because the (Joe Gibbs Racing) cars and the Toyotas were way too committed to each other". Hamlin took in the festive scenery and had just one thought: Let's do it again. Read More

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JFK passengers slip by TSA security checkpoint, source says

JFK passengers slip by TSA security checkpoint, source says

The passengers walked through the Terminal 5 screening area at around 6 a.m., Port Authority Police told Fox News. Eleven people passed through the unmanned lane, with three of them activating the metal detector and setting off the alarm. TSA is supposed to notify airport security immediately if there is a security breach, an unnamed law enforcement official told the New York Post. We have contacted both the TSA and Port Authority for comment and will update if and when we hear back. Read More

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Milo Yiannopoulos Out At CPAC

CPAC's booking of the Breitbart editor arrived with a certain amount of uproar, for even right-leaning news sites recognize that he doesn't adhere to a conservative viewpoint. After the polarizing Breitbart News editor was invited this weekend to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference sparked a backlash, the Reagan Battalion tweeted video clips Sunday in which Yiannopoulus discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality. Read More

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SoCal officer killed, 2nd hurt in shooting

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the two officers responded to what they believed was a traffic accident in Whittier when a gang member who was "all tattooed up" began firing. One of those officers was pronounced dead at the hospital, authorities said . Aerial images showed the shattered driver side window of a Whittier police cruiser and a rifle on the trunk of another auto. Read More

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Rex Tillerson fires top officials at State Department

Rex Tillerson fires top officials at State Department

Find us on Facebook too! She condemned what she called the "Russian occupation" of the Ukrainian territory, giving some reassurance to USA allies in the region. "Secretary Tillerson and Minister Wang noted the recent call between leaders and discussed efforts to advance bilateral cooperation while addressing differences in a constructive manner". Read More

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John Oliver On Putin's Russian And 'Moral Equivalence' With The US

John Oliver On Putin's Russian And 'Moral Equivalence' With The US

And Oliver then stepped in to launch a vigorous defense of America against Trump's own anti-American statements: "Trump is basically the propagandist of Putin's dreams, and who knows why he's acting this wa.", he said. You might remember John's brilliant analysis of Trump and his rather distant relationship with the truth last week (HERE), and of course you can't talk about Vlad without mentioning the Orange Menace too. Read More

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Is there mail on President's Day? A look at what's closed

Is there mail on President's Day? A look at what's closed

Millions of Americans will be honoring the legacy of America's presidents on Monday-even though a national Presidents Day holiday is pure fiction. "It moved the holiday from a fixed calendar date to the third Monday of February". Monday is Washington's Birthday and Presidents' Day, which is a federal, state and county holiday. The holiday's timing, after the Monday Holidays Act was passed, was flawless. Read More

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Secret Service Launches Probe After Trump's Motorcade Hit by Unidentified Object

Secret Service Launches Probe After Trump's Motorcade Hit by Unidentified Object

Trump and his wife Melania at the Mar-a-Lago on New Year's Eve. "We're doing a lot of interviews tomorrow - generals, dictators", says Trump , according to Politico . And Trump's trips to his Palm Beach resort haven't gone unnoticed. President Trump on Saturday boasted about "big meetings" at his Florida retreat, after the recent release of an audiotape and other evidence raising concerns about how he conducts official business outside of the White House. Read More

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'Not My President' protests planned in multiple cities during Presidents Day weekend

'Not My President' protests planned in multiple cities during Presidents Day weekend

President Trump listed the campaign promises and vowed to "Make it Happen". "You want to make it years for companies to do business in America". "While we acknowledge that Donald Trump holds the current title, the policies he's trying to put in place are not the beliefs shared by the majority of the people", Nova Calise, one of the organizers of NY event, told USA Today . Read More

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