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Illinois officer responds to gunfire, fatally shoots guard

Illinois officer responds to gunfire, fatally shoots guard

ROBBINS, Ill. — Authorities say a police officer who was responding to a shooting at a suburban Chicago bar fatally shot an armed security guard who was working there. The Cook County sheriff’s office says officers responded shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday to a call of shots fired at Manny’s Blue Room in Robbins. Sheriff’s […]

House Democrats to Probe Trump's Role in Hush Payments

House Democrats to Probe Trump's Role in Hush Payments

House Democrats, set to take over majority control next year, plan to probe President Trump’s involvement in hush payments arranged during the 2016 campaign to two women alleging affairs, according to a Democratic aide on the House Oversight Committee. The aide said House Democrats have already begun probing the hush payments, including requesting records from […]

At least 11 people dead, thousands of homes destroyed in 3 dangerous wildfires burning across California

At least 11 people dead, thousands of homes destroyed in 3 dangerous wildfires burning across California

Three dangerous wildfires are raging in California. The Butte County Sheriff announced Saturday that 14 additional bodies were recovered — some found in cars and houses — bringing the death toll to 23 so far. The Camp Fire, in northern California, started Thursday morning and quickly charred the entire town of Paradise, which is home […]

At least 9 dead in California wildfires as tens of thousands flee homes

At least 9 dead in California wildfires as tens of thousands flee homes

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 9, 2018 / 4:16 PM GMT / Updated 8:14 AM GMT By David K. Li, Doha Madani and Phil Helsel At least nine people were killed in a fast-moving wildfire in northern California while two fires […]

Mississippi man fired after seen wearing shirt with Confederate flag, noose to vote: report

Mississippi man fired after seen wearing shirt with Confederate flag, noose to vote: report

A Mississippi man was reportedly fired from his nursing job on Thursday after a viral photo showed him wearing a Confederate t-shirt — emblazoned with a noose and the words “Mississippi Justice” — while voting in the midterm elections. The photograph, which was reportedly taken at a polling center near his home in Olive Branch, […]

12 dead in California bar shooting

12 dead in California bar shooting

People gather as close as they can to the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, on Nov. 8, 2018 as police vehicles closed off the area responding to a shooting. People gather as close as they can to the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, on Nov. 8, 2018 as police […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Devlin Barrett Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department November 7 at 3:27 PM Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at President Trump’s request, ending the tenure of a beleaguered loyalist whose relationship with the president was ruined when Sessions recused himself from control […]

Nurse staffing decision has far-reaching impact for health care

Nurse staffing decision has far-reaching impact for health care

Following a bitter and costly campaign, Massachusetts voters have rejected Question 1 on the ballot, which would have set strict limits on the numbers of patients assigned to hospital nurses. The Massachusetts Nurses Association, a union representing about 23,000 nurses, sponsored the ballot question. Union members argued that limits were needed to ensure that patients […]

With more competitive races than usual, Texas saw deluge of outside spending

With more competitive races than usual, Texas saw deluge of outside spending

As Texans prepare to cast the final votes in the 2018 general election, they will be doing so in the wake of a deluge of outside spending that is unusual for the state, driven by a hotly contested U.S. Senate race and expanded congressional battlefield. Those contests quickly emerged over the past few months as […]

13-year-old North Carolina girl kidnapped Monday morning outside her home

13-year-old North Carolina girl kidnapped Monday morning outside her home

(Lumberton Police Department) LUMBERTON, N.C. — A 13-year-old girl was kidnapped after being forced into a stolen vehicle Monday morning, WMBF reported. Police say an unknown male grabbed Hania Noleia Aguilar and forced her into a green 2002 Ford Expedition registered to Velasquez Hernandez of Summerville, S.C. Aguilar was standing in the yard of her […]

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