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by | May 14, 2017 | 02:08

The Balch Springs Police Department has fired the officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Haber said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Edwards, after an attorney for the boy's family said officers were trying to "justify the unjustifiable".

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:29

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday. "It can only get you in trouble". President Donald Trump may find it totally appropriate to ask appointees like former FBI Director James Comey to pledge their loyalty to the administration, but there is little indication that Trump has any allegiance to any of his top staffers.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:14

The directions came via a memo Sessions sent out on Thursday to the more than 5,000 assistant United States attorneys, ordering them to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense", including minimum mandatory sentences, when prosecuting cases.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:48

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro expanded on charges a judge had approved a day earlier. Just after 5 p.m., the court documents were filed and Bostian has also been charged with one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and eight counts of reckless endangerment.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:21

Trump has said he has no nefarious ties to Russian Federation and isn't aware of any involvement by his aides in Moscow's interference in the election. Obama had cautioned against Flynn, whom he fired in 2014 as head of the defence intelligence agency, due to his poor record in administration and personnel management.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:59

Scott Walker plans to tell Republicans at their annual convention Saturday that he is "ready" for four more years, eliminating any questions left about whether the governor would seek a third term. Walker is set to tout recent Republican successes, including the highest Republican majorities in the Senate and Assembly in decades, last year's re-election of Sen.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:55

CBS Evening News, citing a source who has spoken with Comey, said on Twitter that Comey hopes there are "lots of tapes". Trump released his own statement about Comey's firing: "You are hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately", Trump wrote to Comey in a letter released by the White House.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:05

Lawyers for the family of a NY woman killed in the crash obtained a private criminal complaint from a city judge after Philadelphia prosecutors this week announced they would not pursue charges. "One thing he has never recollected is how or why he accelerated before the curve", said lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi, who with Kline represents about three dozen victims.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:46

Whether the communications team is or isn't fully in the loop is not the pertinent issue. They interviewed four people Wednesday and are expected to make a decision soon. "He's made that abundantly clear". "The integrity of our law enforcement agencies and their leadership is of the utmost importance to President Trump".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:59

Unavailable for comment today, Representative Andy Harris pointed us to a statement earlier in the week which says, "The recommendation to terminate Director Comey came from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a man committed to justice and widely respected by his peers".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:31

Elizabeth, who returned to Tennessee the following day , is now receiving counseling at an undisclosed location. Cummins will remain in jail until his trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. The pair planned to paddle to Mexico from Coronado Island in San Diego, he said. He allegedly told officers he thought he had been caught when he ran into a law enforcement officer while he was testing out the kayak.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:45

Comey has not confirmed Trump's account, which concerns the FBI's probe of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and allegations of Trump campaign collaboration with the Russians. Rosenstein has been under a spotlight since Comey's firing because of the memo the White House initially used as its public rationale for firing Comey.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:00

Most chose not to comment on whether Brown committed the crimes she's been convicted of. "Corrupt public officials undermine the integrity of our government and violate the public's trust, and that is why investigating public corruption remains the FBI's top criminal priority", Spencer said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:24

There is no integrity in denying American citizens their right to vote. So, yes, there is evidence of voter fraud - but no, there is not evidence of 3-5 million illegal votes being cast in an election. Although Trump won a majority of the Electoral College votes that determine the victor of the presidential election under the U.S. Constitution, Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million ballots.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:04

All GP surgeries in east and west Suffolk were advised to shut down their computer systems at around 3pm as a precautionary measure, an Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG spokesman said. Ipswich Hospital confirmed it was not been affected by the virus. "You can't just infect that many computers in a single day", he said. "We are on a downward slope, the infections are extremely few, because the malware is not able to connect to the registered domain", said Vikram Thakur, principal research manager ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:39

Several expressed incredulity that he could be responsible for the bill after his mother died of cancer when he was four years old and his daughter, who had special needs, died aged 11. Now, with some appreciable slice of 22 million people poised to lose their insurance because of his actions, MacArthur is facing the music. MacArthur barely began speaking before audience members in the crowd of roughly 300 people shouted him down.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:18

Lawyers for the family of a NY woman killed in the crash obtained a private criminal complaint from a city judge after Philadelphia prosecutors this week announced they would not pursue charges. The district attorney's office declined to accept a criminal complaint from relatives of a person who died in the derailment, setting the scene for the hearing before Neifield.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:43

Attorney Richard A. Sprague, a former city prosecutor who represents the husband and father of Rachel Jacobs , a young mother killed in the crash, had asked the DA to accept a criminal complaint filed on behalf of the relatives. However, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that nothing struck his locomotive. "All Pennsylvanians should be grateful that there is an Attorney General willing to do what is right and just to hold Engineer Bostian accountable for his reckless ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:10

Go watch the Jimmy Kimmel clip from last week about his newborn's health crisis if you want to see what that will do to American families. In an op-ed for The Washington Post , she added how it doesn't strip protections for pre-existing conditions , how it returns to patient-centered care, and how it's the first step towards establishing a health care system that works.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:06

Those operators are now reviewing the Amtrak plan , so details could change in coming days. Amtrak previously said officials were considering doing the work this summer, and today the Associated Press reports that Amtrak is planning to do track work between July 7th and July 25th, and again from August 4th to August 28th.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:17

The White House did not deny on Friday that President Donald Trump taped meetings with his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - or that the president may be recording conversations in the Oval Office. Back in January, when Sean Spicer debuted in his role as White House press secretary, I gave him a total of three weeks on the job before President Trump fired him.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:26

Since February , Republican lawmakers have used the Congressional Review Act to revoke 13 rules on a myriad of topics, including workplace safety and hunting in Alaska. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner was not one of those Republicans. Collins and Graham had already expressed their opposition , but McCain made a decision to vote "no" at the last minute, stating that its "passage ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:56

Camping World had a store in Bolingbrook that closed several years ago. Lemonis, who says the change is in keeping with plans for a fresh start, is looking for a new logo for the retail chain, and announced on Twitter that he is offering $25,000 to the person who comes up with the winning design.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:52

The children, beatified by St. John Paul II in 2000, are now the youngest non-martyrs to be declared saints by the Catholic Church. Lucia Santos, then age 10, and her cousins, Jacinta and Francisco Marto, 9 and 7 years old, respectively, stated the woman they saw was, according to Lucia, "brighter than the sun ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:54

Before sending the letter, Comey said the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state had been completed. Shortly after taking the lead of the investigation, Conaway asked committee Democrats to cool their criticism in public so he could get his footing.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:43

Under this new policy, prosecutors are urged to look for the most serious offenses provable, in many cases triggering mandatory minimum sentences, thereby limiting the sentencing options of judges. In fact, under President Barack Obama, the crime rate and incarceration rate both went down for the first time in 40 years. From state legislatures to the ballot box, the American people have said with a clear voice that they want commonsense reforms to sentencing and drug policies, not a ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:54

As the Senate begins to wrestle with a Republican healthcare bill narrowly approved by the House of Representatives last week, senators questioned why the 13-member working group put together by Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell does not include any of the chamber's five Republican women.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:08

The president added that he asked Comey three times - once in person, twice on the phone - if he was under investigation. The FBI chief was leading an investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and Moscow.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:50

But the measure is not likely to go any further this year because there's not enough time left in the legislative session for the Senate to debate it. The Senate's complicated formula for tax increases and tax refunds appear to appeal to McMaster, but lawmakers should understand that it is the voters to whom they answer, not McMaster.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:22

Comey declined to make that promise but told the president he could count on his honesty, the paper said. When he testified Monday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, along with ousted Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Clapper also appeared to cast doubt on the president's interpretation of his comments when he said he "was not aware of the counterintelligence investigation Director Comey first referred to during his testimony before the House intelligence committee on March ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:08

Pennsylvania's attorney general has chose to bring charges against an Amtrak engineer in connection with a 2015 crash that left eight people dead and hundreds hurt in Philadelphia . He had heard through radio traffic that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock. Attorney Thomas Kline, who had sought the private complaint on the Jacobs family's behalf, said the charges wouldn't have happened "had a courageous family, the Jacobs family, not stood up against the decision of a local ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:08

This was contradicted by Mr Trump on Thursday, when he told NBC News he had planned to fire Mr Comey regardless of Mr Rosenstein's recommendation. Comey's reported reply: that he would give the president honesty. "I don't know if there was evidence of collusion or not, nor should I have in this particular context".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:28

The shooting was initially reported as a possible suicide, which added to the confusion as officers arrived, Blankenbaker said . UPDATE 1:05 p.m.: NBCDFW reports the area where the shooting took place is consistently listed as one of the most unsafe areas in Dallas.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:47

Neither the mother nor medical professionals knew that the source of the boy's illness was no stomach virus, as it was diagnosed. Following the awful incident, the school claimed they had followed protocol in a statement, and the police closed the investigation saying the school could best handle the case.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:05

Mr Trump has repeatedly said he has no ties to Moscow and is not aware of any involvement by his aides in any Russian interference in the election. The President asked him to conduct a review of whether there was a legal situation there. Yates testified that she issued a warning because Flynn had apparently lied to his bosses about his contacts with Moscow's ambassador in Washington .