Tax Day demonstrators to demand Trump release his taxes

Throughout Trump's ascendance to the Oval Office, his camp has given a number of reasons for not releasing his returns including, but not necessarily limited to: the billionaire was under audit (which would not prevent a release), people don't care ... More..

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Arrest made in connection with death of jogger Vanessa Marcotte
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arrest made in connection with death of jogger Vanessa Marcotte

DNA from the suspect was recovered from Marcotte's hands, which was matched to a cheek swab that Colon-Ortiz had previously consented to. Vanessa Marcotte was 27 when she was found slain near her parents' hom...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Tax March protesters call for Trump to release his tax returns

It has since collected more than 1 million signatures. Getting the public to turnout and protest as passionately about IRS documents as they do about women's reproductive rights. Such deals could conflict with ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

Under the Affordable Care Act, members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate and their office staffs who want employer coverage generally have to buy it on the health insurance exchange . In 32 stat...More..

Security logistics loom if guns are allowed at Iowa Capitol
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Security logistics loom if guns are allowed at Iowa Capitol

The bill signed into law by Governor Branstad will protect Iowans from the possibility of police going door to door to collect their guns in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency powers. This re...More..

Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court; Arkansas officials praise move
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court; Arkansas officials praise move

The Senate confirm Gorsuch 54-45 with three Democrats siding with Republicans - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. McConnell said he remains "absolutely" comm...More..

Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law

And Monday, she ruled that the law "was passed, at least in part, with a discriminatory intent in violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965". The law, passed by a Republican-led State Legislature, requir...More..

Warm weather, rain expected this week in the Wyoming Valley
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Warm weather, rain expected this week in the Wyoming Valley

SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy skies will be around for Saturday night, with a low temperature of 60 degrees. East wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Monday: A chance of rain . Southeast wind 10-17 miles...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

Cuomo has toured the state in recent days to promote the program, the first of its kind in the nation, after it was included in the state budget approved Sunday night. Christy adds that D'Youville's fees,...More..

People and Places: Time to start hunting for Easter eggs
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

People and Places: Time to start hunting for Easter eggs

Good Friday. noon-3 p.m. meditations with organ accompaniment; 7:30 p.m. mass at St. John's Episcopal Church, 6715 Georgetown Pike, McLean. There will be two hunts divided by age group, one for children under f...More..

Connecticut's Malloy still most unpopular Democrat governor in US
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Connecticut's Malloy still most unpopular Democrat governor in US

Gov. Chris Christie is now the most unpopular governor in the country, according to a new poll released Tuesday by Morning Consult. Conducted by Morning Consult, a digital media and survey research company ...More..

Lake County area eggs hunts for tweens and teens
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lake County area eggs hunts for tweens and teens

Palm Sunday is April 9, Good Friday is April 14 and Easter Sunday is April 16. There will be prizes awarded according to age after the hunt is over. "It was fantastic for the kids, brought my kids out here ...More..

Computer hack sets off 156 emergency sirens across Dallas
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Computer hack sets off 156 emergency sirens across Dallas

Technicians are trying to determine how to bring the system back online without the risk of it being hacked again, he said . They have not contacted other authorities at this point, he said. Emergency dispatch...More..

Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

Poe's resignation came mere hours after Trump took to Twitter to blame the Freedom Caucus, along with other conservative groups, for having "saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!" On Friday, President Donal...More..

4 convicts found dead in SC dorm
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

4 convicts found dead in SC dorm

Authorities say four inmates have been found dead at a SC prison. Denver Jordan Simmons, 35, of Flintstone, Ga., and Jacob Theophilus Philip, 25, of Summerville each are charged with four counts of murder , ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate votes to go "nuclear", eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees

So McConnell then, as promised, used the power of his position and with all of his GOP colleagues lined up behind him, to essentially change the rules of the Senate - to lower that threshold on Supreme Court no...More..

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Senate Republicans on Thursday used the so-called "nuclear option" in order to circumvent the filibuster, changing the body's rules in order to lower the threshold to end debate on a Supreme Court nominee from ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown Declares End To Drought Emergency

But Brown said in a recent statement that conservation must remain a way of life in the Golden State. The Drought State of Emergency has been lifted for most of California. Officials already have started ch...More..

Unsafe selfie ends with woman falling from 630-foot-high brid
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Unsafe selfie ends with woman falling from 630-foot-high brid

The Placer County Sheriff's Office says a woman fell 60 from a girder underneath the Foresthill Bridge while taking a selfie Tuesday. "This is the location on the catwalk where the female was on the girders...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Ex-NFL star begins presenting defense in double-murder trial

Prosecutor Patrick Haggan told jurors Hernandez killed de Abreu and Furtado after de Abreu bumped into him at the nightclub and spilled his drink on him . Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez (She...More..

Appeals Court Rules That Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Bias in Employment
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Appeals Court Rules That Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Bias in Employment

For example, one issue not addressed by the 7th Circuit is how this new theory will affect religious institutions given that different standards apply to them under federal antidiscrimination laws. " Hively's ...More..

Details of Facebook Live sexual assault revealed in court
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Details of Facebook Live sexual assault revealed in court

The teens - a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy - face charges including aggravated criminal sexual assault and manufacturing and disseminating child pornography, police said in a statement. "We obviously h...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Businesses Offer 20% Off To Women For Equal Pay Day

Policy can be the first step toward pushing a culture that values women's work equally to men's and reverses systemic devaluation that has led to the persistence of the gender wage gap. The legislators said Tue...More..

Rikers Island jail closing could bring LaGuardia Airport expansion, report says
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Rikers Island jail closing could bring LaGuardia Airport expansion, report says

The jail has always been a symbol for the inherent problems within the criminal justice system, not only in NY but in the country as a whole. It includes facts from scientists about the causes of climate change...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on 'high alert'

Ginny Higgins says 38-year-old Francine Gotch and 3-year-old Nevaeh Alexander were inside the trailer when the storm caused it flipped over around 10:20 a.m. Partner that with wind shear and strong jet stream w...More..