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Arizona's Allonzo Trier suspended for failed PED test

Per Goodman's report , Trier was initially suspended by the NCAA for the entire 2016/17 season after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs during the preseason, but appealed the decision, won the appeal in December, and has been cleared t...

EPA nominee swamped by ads from environmental groups

Part of his belief is giving states power to make environmental decisions and supporting those decisions from the federal level. During Pruitt's confirmation hearing Wednesday, Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth showed where she stands on the Re...

Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

Outside Oakland Federal Court, Salman's uncle Al told a throng of reporters that she was as surprised as everyone else when she learned her husband Omar Mateen had just committed the biggest massacre in US history. Salman is now expected to be extr...

Woman faces charges for fleeing RI with children 31 years ago

Authorities said Kimberly and Kelly are living in the Houston area, and that both women have been provided contact information for their father, Russell M. With the assistance of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Elaine Yates, who was living und...

Blumenthal presses Sessions on possible prosecutions of Trump administration

Protesters dressed as KKK members disrupt the start of Sessions' hearing. . In 1986, his nomination to be a federal judge was blocked by the committee amid questions about his prosecution of civil rights advocates on voter fraud charges and allega...

SeaWorld San Diego Ends Killer Whale Show

After the documentary and protests by PETA , SeaWorld cut jobs, lost promotional deals and faced attendance drops. Seaworld acknowledged in its statement today that " Tilikum's life will always be inextricably connected with the loss of our d...

Cuomo unveils free tuition plan for students attending state colleges

Cuomo says the program, if passed by the legislature, would be phased in starting this fall. Both politicians also framed the proposal as necessary to creating an equal playing field for middle-class New Yorkers and to helping ensure they could eff...

2017 brings minimum wage increases in 21 states

Two more states and the District of Columbia will raise the minimum later in the year. When asked in a debate a year ago whether he supported an increase in the federal minimum wage, Trump said, "I would not do it". The Vermont senator, who is a pr...

Winter Weather Advisory until 10:00 am Friday

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH has been issued by the National Weather Service for ASHTABULA INLAND and GEAUGA Counties from Thursday evening through late Friday night. Enjoy the nice weather this New Year's weekend in Madison, because Monday cou...

Sprint to create 5000 U.S. jobs, pledges to work with Trump

The company also said it will discuss with business partners, states and cities about where to create these jobs- but a spokeswoman told The Associated Press that it will not receive any federal, state or local government incentives for adding th...

UFC 207: Ronda Rousey and the Quest for Answers

Rousey clocked in officially at 135 pounds and looked as fierce as ever before bolting immediately after making weight, refusing to come back out for photos when UFC staff asked her to. Nunes is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, but Florian says h...

Recycling options for Christmas trees in South Holland

Because the Christmas trees are often dried-up piles of needles and thin branches once city employees get their hands on them, Park Superintendent Randy Sedlacek said they don't make an ideal woodchip. "We've been close to a thousand mark, but not qu...

Mass. lawmakers pass bill delaying sale of recreational marijuana

It took less than an hour for the measure to sail through both the House and Senate, according to local media reports . "Oh the people's voice doesn't matter". While planning to review the legislation, Baker on Wednesday said a six-month delay is "p...

Carrie Fisher dead: Tributes pour in from 'Star Wars' co-stars

Fisher is the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. Princess Leia is considered a 1980s feminist icon at a time when female movie roles were less action-based and fictional princesses were mostly dependant on male heroes. The pair mo...

Rapper Troy Ave Shot Multiple Times In Brooklyn On Christmas

Rapper Troy Ave , seen here speaking to a high school class earlier this month, was shot Christmas Day 2016 in Brooklyn, police and his lawyer said. His shooter walked up and opened fire without warning - blasting out the driver-side window, cops ...

Jason Miller turns down Trump communications director job

Trump's statement , which was released on Thursday, said Scavino will work on the White House communications team alongside Jason Miller , Sean Spicer and Hope Hicks. Delgado, an attorney, is a former columnist for Mediaite and was one of Trump's...

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris signs new long-term deal at White Hart Lane

Tottenham have had a mixed start to this season but are still within touching distance of the top four. The number one has become the club's highest paid player despite stars Jan Vertonghen, Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen all signing n...

Idaho is one of the fastest-growing states

Only California and Texas were more populous. The census numbers show IL lost 7,473 people between 2010 and 2015. Nationally, the US population grew by 0.7 percent to 323.1 million. Only Utah's populations is growing faster. Viirginia gained ne...

Mom left toddler in frozen vehicle hours after accident

But Carmon has apparently changed her story multiple times, and police are still trying to figure out why the child was abandoned and whether it was accidental or intentional. Officers are still working to determine what led up to the child being lef...

Child Out Shopping With Grandma Killed In Road Rage Shooting

The gunman fled the scene and remains at large, according to Little Rock Police, who have offered a $20,000 reward for information on the man, described as tall, black and in his 20s. The 3-year-old is the 40th person to be killed in Little Rock in 2...

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Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. The Mason County Sheriff's office confirmed officers from m...

Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

Supreme Court. In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requested that the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department block sanctuary cities ...

Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping due in court Monday

He is scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in Sacramento, California, on Monday. The 15-year-old is now receiving treatment from mental health experts. Kat Bozeman told News...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has some advice for U.S. President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade practices between Canada and the U.S. Carr will be in NY next wee...

Florida unemployment rate drops to 4.8 percent

That further drop in Florida's unemployment rate is good news because it may portend faster growth in wage levels, said Mekael Teshome, Florida anaylst for PNC Bank. The labor part...

White Nationalist's Wow To Speak At Auburn Causes Outrage

Cameron Padgett, identified in court documents as an Atlanta-area resident, paid $700 to rent out the 400-seat Foy Auditorium at Auburn for Spencer to speak. Many attempted to bar ...

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving eviction notice in Oklahoma

Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a Logan County deputy and stole two vehicles Tuesday morning. Logan County Sheriff Damon Devereaux told reporters Wade was shot sev...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

A 2011 alum of Boston University, she grew up in nearby Leominster, Massachusetts. Marcotte grew up in Leominster and was working as an account manager for Mountain View, Calif...

Iowa gun laws expanded

Governor Terry Branstad signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law today. Many states also have enacted laws prohibiting the government from seizing people's guns during state emergen...

United Airlines boss vows to fix 'system failure' in first interview

The incident was captured on video by several passengers on the flight. Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did no...

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Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

He says he's confident everything will be handled professionally and seriously. While Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will read over the motion, her office said she plans for th...

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

The accused inmates, Denver Jordan Simmons, 35, and Jacob Theophilus Philip, 25, were each charged with four counts of murder in the killings at Kirkland Correctional Institution...

Schools closed in Janesville, Milton as manhunt continues

Schools closed in Janesville, Milton as manhunt continues

Tuesday to a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, where surveillance footage showed a man break the front door glass, police said in a statement . Jakubowski included a ...

States' sheriffs: No unlawful detainers

The Sheriff's Department has said it is legally prohibited from honoring detainers, as is every other sheriff in California, due to the Trust Act. After a brief discussion about hi...

Secret Service agent suspended after meeting with prostitute

Secret Service agent suspended after meeting with prostitute

The representative spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss details of the incident beyond a public statement . "The Secret Service takes allegations of criminal activity ...