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EMT Struck and Killed by Stolen Ambulance in the Bronx


Police say Gonzalez was riding on the back bumper of the ambulance Thursday evening. A man got behind the wheel of an ambulance, then ran over and killed FDNY medic Yadira Arroyo, a mother of five. "They certainly wanted to continue on their way to that call". Arroyo died at Jacobi Medical Center. "The auto ran over her, and you could see it hop", said music producer SwavyJayBeats, who was being driven home when he started videotaping the runaway ambulance. Read More »

Oklahoma lawmaker faces calls to resign


The device allegedly revealed conversations between him and Shortey about exchanging sex acts for money, local station KOCO reported citing a search warrant released by police . Shortey could not be reached for comment Thursday. In a statement, Oklahoma GOP Chairperson Pam Pollard said: "We condemn the actions of Senator Ralph Shortey to the strongest degree". Read More »

Trump to visit Nashville this week for campaign rally


But Nashville , located in Davidson County, voted overwhelmingly for Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, and has become known as "the blue dot" in the vastly red state. Tickets to the Nashville speech were made available on the Trump campaign website, and when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about one of Trump's rallies a few weeks ago, he referred reporters to the Trump campaign. Read More »

USA attorney for NY's northern district to stay on until June

U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian announced Monday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to stay through June so he can complete 20 years of service with the U.S. Comey helped create Project Exile in 1997 when he was an executive assistant US attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. At the time that Project Exile was launched, Richmond had one of the highest five murder per capita rates in the nation. Read More »

Milwaukee, Chicago, and Northeast to be hammered by snow


The lake-effect band had accumulated 1.8 inches of snow at O'Hare International Airport by 1 a.m. Tuesday, bringing this winter's snowfall total to about 22.7 inches, forecasters said. Visibilities vary greatly and can drop to zero within minutes. It's what I refer to a "reverse lake effect". In the present situation, however, northeast winds are directing snow across the Chicago area, with snow working southward into Tuesday morning, then finally arriving in northwest Indiana. Read More »

Widow sues amid listeria outbreak tied to raw milk cheese


If you purchased these cheeses from these stores, do not eat them. Restaurants and retailers have also been warned against serving or selling these products. These symptoms normally appear a few days after people consumed a contaminated product. On Wednesday, the FDA received positive test results confirming that Ouleout cheese samples matched the genetic fingerprint of the outbreak bacteria. Read More »

Hoverboard blamed in fatal Harrisburg fire


Sunday's fire is blocks away from where Lt. Dennis DeVoe , of Stewartstown and a 21-year veteran firefighter, was killed responding to a fire on Friday night. Hughes's two-year-old granddaughter was also injured in the fire. Charles Allen told WHP-TV that he saw young girls screaming from the second story of the building. Read More »

MI magic carpet ride will end with a Big Ten title

It comes on the heels of a season in which MI wasn't that good and a week that started with what could've been a devastating plane crash . What We Learned:Michigan is scary. Michigan: Plays Minnesota on Saturday. Beilein called a timeout to settle them down. "We never lost faith in what we were doing ... We don't want to run around like spring chickens or anything like that". Read More »

First Alert Weekend Forecast March 11th and 12th

Southeast wind around 10 miles per hour. Saturday and Sunday's daytime highs and overnight lows are forecast to be almost 20 degrees below normal. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Tonight , showers, mainly after 2 a.m. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Wednesday has clearer skies through the afternoon but the winds are still brisk as highs are even cooler in the upper 30s. Read More »

Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area


The return connection will depart San Francisco at 8:48 a.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 3:03 p.m. "Like both of these great airlines, we have a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, and we are thrilled that our guests can now enjoy more destinations from Alaska and Virgin America". Read More »

Girl statue faces Wall Street bull to fight gender inequality


State Street Global Advisors installed the statue of a defiant girl in front of Wall Street's famous " charging bull " to highlight gender disparity in corporate boards. "Know the power of women in leadership", says a plaque at the foot of the girl , according to the New York Daily News . "I purposely took my daughter there this morning before I jetted off to work, so I could be there on this day with her ", said Broad Street resident Elizabeth Siegel, who came to Bowling Green ... Read More »

Bomb threat called in to Brooklyn Jewish Children's Museum


Devorah Halberstam founded the museum with private and government funding after her 16-year-old son, Ari, was fatally shot on the Brooklyn Bridge on March 1, 1994. Police officials said two Jewish community centers in upstate NY were also evacuated and shut down after bomb threats were phoned in. The governor toured the community center in Whitefish Bay and pledged support, including extra intelligence resources and manpower, calling the bomb threats "a form of domestic terrorism". Read More »

Hundreds Rally in Boston for 'Day Without Women'


We stand in solidarity with these women, and we're grateful for the support of our employer and co-workers. "The first actions drew straight from the 1970s playbook". Brian Beevers did not hesitate to close the doors of Simply Local in hopes of helping spread the message women are sending. Women chose to wear red to show passion and love for the day of activism. Read More »

NH woman in labor demanded an injection of heroin, meth


Police also arrested Rhianna Frenette , 37, of Belmont , who is accused of giving Farruggia the drugs. Authorities took Farruggia and the newborn to Concord Hospital where they stayed for several days. Frenette said that a quick fix was the only way to calm down Farruggia long enough for her to call for help. It was explained to her that she could have just called 9-1-1, and her attitude was she probably could have, the prosecutor said. Read More »

Celebrities react to Trump's International Women's Day tweet

In fact, if all women were to take off March 8, the Center for American Progress projects it would cost the US almost $21 billion in gross domestic product. Women have to be careful, though, she said. Winters recounts her own experiences of working in industries where men are the majority. This Administration will work diligently to encourage women to enter and succeed in the workforce while addressing the many barriers women still face in achieving economic success, including those that ... Read More »

Missing Indianapolis woman Jacqueline Watts found dead on river sandbar


Pictured missing Indianapolis woman, Jacqueline Watts who was found dead at Noblitt Park . Barrie wrote Watts was in the Columbus area because she was dropping off her pets before flying to Washington, D.C. The collection of law enforcement agencies dedicated to solving the tragic slayings of the young girls last month released an audio recording - that hears a deeps voice saying " down the hill " - taken from Liberty's cellphone. Read More »

IN Focus: Pence responds to questions about personal email

Pence's active private email address to millions of her readers has subjected her to vitriolic and malicious emails and raised serious security concerns", wrote Pence's lawyer, adding that the AP "should have done a proper inquiry into the status" of the address before publishing it. Read More »

Kansas Supreme Court: State doesn't fund education adequately


Hutchinson USD 308, Dodge City USD 443, Wichita USD 259 and Kansas City's USD 500 are school districts participating in the suit initiated in 2010 against the state. Following a 2016 Supreme Court decision on education funding, Kansas' schools almost faced a court-ordered shutdown over budgeting issues, forcing Governor Brownback to call a legislative special session in order to keep schools open. Read More »

California school makes millions on Snapchat IPO


Snap only has one hardware product on the market-Spectacles, a $130 pair of Bluetooth-connected sunglasses that capture short videos that can be uploaded to Snapchat. The exact timing of Snap shares trading will be up to the lead underwriters and their specialists will be taking the steps to meticulously match buyers and sellers, wrote in an email to clients. Read More »

House Panels to Take Up Obamacare Replacement Measure Next Week


Leaders have to please both conservatives and moderates because they can not depend on Democrats to pick up any slack, creating a delicate balance to prevent loss of any one of their constituencies en masse. "He said he hopes to get a bill to the president's desk by Easter", said Representative Glenn Thompson, a Pennsylvania Republican. "So right now members can do what they're going to do, but that time for fun will end soon and members will be forced to make a very hard decision very ... Read More »

Rachel Dolezal Changes Her Name. What Is It?


A few days ago, the Imposter Formerly Known as Rachel Dolezal informed the world that she had officially changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo because-desperation. The page makes no mention that Dolezal and Diallo are the same woman. While Dolezal only managed to get 30 of the 100 required signatures, TED made a decision to post the video anyway. Read More »

Repealing Waters Rule Would Take a While, Maintain Uncertainty

Legal experts point out that Trump's orders on their own will have no effect on the climate change regulations or the water rule. Gibbs - a Holmes County Republican who repeatedly forwarded legislation to overturn the EPA's " Waters of the United States " rule - watched Trump sign the paperwork in the White House Roosevelt Room. Read More »

Supreme Court Weighs Law Banning Sex Offenders From Facebook

The North Carolina man took to Facebook to share the good news, posting, "No fine, No court costs, no nothing spent...." Although North Carolina's law goes further than most states, a victory for Packingham would represent a ringing defense of free speech rights for some of the nation's most reviled citizens - the estimated 850,000 registered sex offenders. Read More »

Trump's Justice Department Drops Opposition to Texas Voter-ID Law

But the distinction is significant, according to Gerry Hebert of the Campaign Legal Center , because if a judge rules that Texas lawmakers acted with discriminatory intent when they adopted the law in 2011, Texas could potentially end up back on the list of states required to obtain pre-clearance from the federal government before changing election laws. Read More »

Gov. Wolf: GOP health care reform plan is a 'nightmare'


Norris criticized potential Republican replacement plans offered for the law, like one put forward by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, saying they would benefit insurance companies and the wealthy at the expense of the poor. "We could just sit back and watch the collapse happen and see people get hurt, or we could step in and conduct a rescue mission, which is to rescue the American health care system from the collapse that is coming because of Obamacare". Read More »

Gunman kills girl, 8, after auto accident


Officials said a white Pontiac Grand Prix and a dark four-door sedan were speeding down West Fuqua Street. After the crash, the driver of the Pontiac jumped into the sedan, Thomas said. 'I pulled her out of the auto; I didn't even know she had been hit. "I pulled her out of the auto..." She remembers seeing a woman step out of a vehicle and begin firing shots. Read More »

Roof drove to another church after Charleston shooting

The documents cited an analysis of a Global Positioning System device found in his auto, which showed that Roof shut the device off for about two minutes as he approached the second church. Berry says he thanked God "that he had us protected" and that he "would hate to know what the outcome would be" had there been a class that night. Defense attorneys argued previously that there was no evidence to suggest that he planned to carry out a second church attack. Read More »

President Trump signs another executive order to slash regulation

He signed an executive order on January 30 requiring government agencies to identify two regulations for elimination for every new regulation issued. Waterkeeper Alliance said that Trump's latest order will only help destroy agencies and regulations that are created to protect people and the environment. Read More »

Another record high temperature set for Syracuse


The temperature is forecast to reach 78 degrees by late afternoon. This is the second day in a row with a record high temperature in Concord. The early spring that's sweeping across the eastern two-thirds of the country may not be unprecedented, but the temperature records it's breaking suggest this prolonged February heat wave is truly something remarkable. Read More »

John Boehner Says Repealing Obamacare is 'Not Going to Happen'

Congressional Republicans and later President Trump have made the repeal of Obamacare a priority since it was first passed in 2011. Republicans are most supportive (46 percent) of repealing the entirety of Obamacare, while a plurality of independent voters (32 percent) back partial repeal. Read More »

Ride-sharing app Lyft begins service across Mid-Ohio Valley


To use the service, riders request transportation through the mobile Lyft app. Riders pay and rate the ride using their smartphones. If you need a ride in Worcester, Pittsfield, Amherst or Springfield, Lyft is now offering you a lift. A map on the Lyft shows the local coverage area officially stretches from Cusseta, Ga., just south of Columbus, north to just midway between LaGrange and Newnan, Ga. Read More »

DHS issues memos meant to crack down on illegal immigration

Memos signed by department secretary John F. Kelly outline the guidelines, which aim to implement the president's outlined crackdown on undocumented immigrants, and increase the number of immigration enforcement officers. Kelly additionally authorized the expansion of an Immigration and Nationality Act section to any willing and qualified state or local law enforcement jurisdiction. Read More »

Attorney General Reyes' Washington and Lincoln Day Statement

As the first President of the United States, Washington's birthday marks a day when all presidents typically receive an indirect performance review of their term or terms served. Private retailers in that time had learned the intentions of Congress to change ad with changing the name of Washington's Birthday to Presidents/s'/'s Day, and this set in motion plans to revive business. Read More »

Governor has conditions for Senate's budget 'grand bargain'

Senators have been working on a grand bargain, which includes a temporary tax freeze, income tax hike and a change in the way public schools are funded. The governor must eliminate that possibility by implementing more structural spending reforms. He has suggested she wants to "shut down the government" to help Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan - Rauner's biggest opponent at the statehouse and Lisa Madigan's father - and force a tax increase. Read More »

Verizon Reportedly Closing in on Lower Price Yahoo Deal

Verizon reportedly hopes to incorporate Yahoo's search, email, messenger as well as advertising technology, with its AOL unit, which the firm acquired in 2015. These clear security infringements put Verizon's acquisition deal of Yahoo in potential jeopardy. Well, it seems that for Yahoo it could be around $350 million. Read More »

Indiana State Police identify two bodies found as missing Carroll County teens

Kim Riley says the autopsies are set for Wednesday morning in Terre Haute. He did not comment on any injuries the deceased might have suffered or even the ages of the victims. Libby's grandfather told WTHR that the family received a communication from the girls on Spapchat. They say foul play is suspected but there is no information on any potential suspects. Read More »

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon confirmed as SBA chief

Prior to her run for the Senate, Ms McMahon served on the Connecticut Board of education, but resigned in 2010 after state election officials restricted political campaign activity of board members. My husband and I built our business from scratch. McMahon is a graduate of East Carolina University. "I know every bit of the hard work it took to create that success". Read More »

New Mexico Ed Sec 'absolutely' would welcome a DeVos visit

Protesters briefly blocked education Secretary Betsy Devos as she tried to enter a public school on Friday morning. Interestingly, DeVos has not entirely allayed the apprehensions of the anti-Common Core people (she says she opposes it, but having worked with Common Core supporter Jeb Bush, she has yet to win over some Common Core aactivists), but the protests from the left have overshadowed that. Read More »

Winter Storm Bears Down on East Coast, Causes Disruptions

DelDOT's Maintenance District Yards will be staffed before the storm starts, according to the state, and crews will focus on primary roads and transit routes first. "Everyone runs out for groceries ahead of a storm, but don't forget to fill your gas tank and pack your vehicle emergency kit", said Ken Grant, manager of public and government affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. Read More »

Portland metro Saturday weather: cloudy skies, high near 47


Winds will gust as high as 35 miles per hour. The next chance of rain arrives Thursday , according to the weather service. South southeast wind around 6 miles per hour. Wind chill values as low as -9. Winds have shifted and as a result we will get into the mid-40s this afternoon with a cloud/sun mix. Saturday - Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Read More »

Reports of ICE action spur protest, statements


The situation began as a traffic stop around 6:05 USA 183 and Woodland Village Drive. Reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents conducting raids in Charlotte over the past several weeks after President Trump's executive order was issued have led to a lot of social media posts and fear by many families in North Carolina. Read More »

Body found in park identified as missing Ohio State student


Reagan Tokes, 21, a senior, was last seen Wednesday leaving a restaurant where she worked in Columbus. Investigators weren't saying if she was killed in the park or her body dumped there, the paper reported. In a message on Facebook , her uncle, Jamie Tokes, expressed gratitude for the public support. Authorities were searching for the missing vehicle Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Homeland Security head to visit sites along US-Mexico border

Foreign travellers visiting the US may have to hand over their social media passwords for background check, a move which could come as part of the effort to toughen vetting of visitors, US Homeland Security Secretary has said. In June previous year the DHS wanted to include social media information on the I-94 and I-94W arrival and departure forms that all visitors to the United States fill in, whether they're arriving under the Visa Waiver Program or on a non-immigrant visa. Read More »

Tornadoes leave heavy damage in New Orleans


Firefighters are also conducting a door-to-door search and rescue effort, but had not yet found any residents trapped by debris, New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell said. Emergency management reported a tornado from the storm in Madisonville, about 35 miles east of Killian, where additional damage was confirmed. She didn't immediately have any information on whether the homes that were destroyed were occupied when the storm struck. Read More »

Secretary of Education confirmation vote scheduled


Murkowski said she believed DeVos , a billionaire Republican donor and school choice activist, has much to learn about public education. Collins' and Murkowski's split with the party leaves the vote at a tie, which will likely be broken by Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday. Read More »

A Surivor Of the Bowling Green Massacre Shares Her Harrowing Story


This, and much of the subsequent genocide of indigenous people across the continent, was done with the explicit blessing of leaders of the Catholic Church and other Christian authorities, who viewed non-Christians as inhuman. "He did that for exactly the same reasons", Conway told Cosmo . "I clarified. Those were evil men who bragged about attacking American soldiers". Cosmo reports today, "this wasn't the first time she used the words " Bowling Green massacre " in an on-the-record ... Read More »

4-year-old kicked by Montgomery Co. mother dies


FOX 5 DC reported that Hernandez-Rivas is now charged with first-degree child abuse and first-degree assault. Hernandez Rivas said she waited about one hour before calling 9-1-1. The medical examiner has yet to determine the official cause to the young girl's death. Hernandez Rivas is in jail and is being held without bond. Read More »