News : US

98-year-old woman serves as matron of honor for her 23-year-old friend

Tuesday  09:15,   24 april 2018
CBS News

Naomi Wooten was initially reluctant to be matron of honor for her friend, 23-year-old Bethany Shaw"He was in the Panama Canal and he wrote me a letter and asked if i'd marry him," she explained. "He sent me a diamond ring through the[...]

Who is Jack Johnson and why would Trump pardon him?

Tuesday  09:00,   24 april 2018
FOX News

President Trump has said that he is considering pardoning the late the late boxer, Jack Johnson. The president said on social media that he is considering a full presidential pardon after speaking to Sylvester Stallone, a supporter of Trump’s and an [...]

Southern California home prices jump to a new record high

Tuesday  09:00,   24 april 2018
Tribune News Service

Southern California's median home price jumped 8.4 percent in March from a year earlier, setting a new all-time high, as hopeful buyers engaged in bidding wars over a limited supply of homes on the market. The six-county region's median[...]

Minivan driver trying to parallel park kills 8-year-old boy

Tuesday  09:00,   24 april 2018
New York Daily News

An 8-year-old boy was tragically hit and killed by a minivan in the Bronx on Monday night, police said.Load[...]

Father of Waffle House suspect was advised to keep guns away from son

Tuesday  08:56,   24 april 2018
CBS News

Travis Reinking was arrested last June for threatening someone with an AR-15, and a month later was arrested near the White House after demanding to see President Trump. Illinois sheriff deputies then took away Reinking's four guns and gave them to [...]

Nashville Shooting Suspect Once Had His Guns Taken Away. He Got Them Back.

Tuesday  07:05,   24 april 2018
The New York Times

Officials took the Nashville shooting suspect’s guns after a run-in at the White House last year. But his father gave the guns back.NASHVILLE — He was once reported to the police in Illinois for stashing an AR-15 in the trunk of his car and then[...]

Michigan boy, 5, says substitute teacher aide taped his mouth shut, tossed lunch

Tuesday  05:45,   24 april 2018
USA TODAY

Abdul Dannaoui, 5, said two of his preschool teachers taped his mouth shut and threw his food out.Load[...]

For the second time in six months, Tennessee community experiences a mass shooting

Tuesday  05:45,   24 april 2018
MSN

First a church, now a Waffle House: Community on Nashville’s outskirts shaken by attacks.Waffle House patron, James Shaw, Jr. (C), who stopped the shooting at a Waffle House where a gunman opened fire killing four and injuring two, attends a press[...]

Family blames mental health system for teen's suicide

Tuesday  05:35,   24 april 2018
NBC News

Jordan Binion's parents said they put him in a psychiatric hospital, but he didn't want to stay. They learned only later that they could have forced him to.At their home outside Seattle, with horses grazing in their back pasture, Will and[...]

Stephon Clark's brother, Stevante, released from jail

Tuesday  05:35,   24 april 2018
KCRA Sacramento

The brother of Stephon Clark was released from jail Monday after he was arrested last week on a felony threat charge, according to Sacramento County Jail records. Stevante Clark, 25, was taken into custody around 10 a.m. Thursday at a house in the[...]

Police use dead man's finger to try to unlock phone

Tuesday  05:35,   24 april 2018
NBC News

They thought a slain man's fingerprint might unlock his cellphone. They were wrong.Dead men tell no tales — and in one controversial Florida case, neither did a dead man's[...]

‘There was so much left for him’: Mourning for victims of Waffle House shooting, who were all in their 20s

Tuesday  05:30,   24 april 2018
MSN

Akilah Dasilva, Taurean Sanderlin, DeEbony Groves and Joe Perez Jr. died early Sunday.He found the 23-year-old conscious but bleeding from a gunshot wound in his arm. His brother’s girlfriend was nearby, shot in the leg. He sat with Akilah Dasilva — [...]

Trump Administration Pushes Abstinence in Teen Pregnancy Programs

Tuesday  05:16,   24 april 2018
The New York Times

New rules don’t explicitly exclude teaching about contraception and protected sex, but favor “sexual risk avoidance” and don’t require as rigorous evidence of efficacy.The Trump administration has issued new rules for funding programs to prevent[...]

Southwest cancels more U.S. flights as it inspects engines

Tuesday  05:10,   24 april 2018
Reuters

Southwest Airlines Co canceled more flights on Monday as it worked to complete inspections of engines like the one that failed last week in a deadly accident over Pennsylvania. Flightaware.com, a website that tracks aviation cancellations, said[...]

Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

Tuesday  04:06,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

A judge in Arizona has declared a mistrial in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after a jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teenager but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter. The mistrial was called[...]