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Chance of rain, marginal risk of severe weather overnight — FIRST ALERT WEATHER

Heavier rains of 2 to 4 inches are expected in southern and central Missouri. FRIDAY: There will be a 100 percent chance for rain. The initial surge of heav...


Trump seeks to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

Ahead of his 100th day in power on Saturday, the order is part of Trump's efforts to fulfill his promise to " unleash American energy " to create jobs and end t...


Gander Mountain to close it's doors after 57 years of business

In the meantime, our leasing executives have been in discussions with other parties who may be interested in operating in the Eastwood Mall location, a building...


Will this weekend be a rain-out?

Keep reading for the forecast through the weekend. The heaviest rain is expected to hit late morning to early evening. The rain chance will linger into Satur...


Nightclub owner details memorial to Pulse victims

Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma speaks at a news conference announcing plans for a memorial at the site, Thursday, May 4, 2017 , in Orlando, Fla . "This ...


Rainy and cool for Friday and Saturday

Another chance for rain comes this weekend , along with cooler than normal temps. Winds: SW 20-30 miles per hour. In fact, highs on Monday will only be in ...


Senate panel questions child welfare chief on girl's death

Lawmakers wanted to know how his department is responding to the death of Semaj Crosby, who was found dead under a couch April 26 in Joliet Township, about 40 m...


Cops Involved In Alton Sterling Shooting Get Away Scot

Reed says she broke down crying and is "heartbroken", not only because of the decision but because the Justice Department did not notify the family first. KAS...


Hundreds to participate in Relay for Life in Weston

Cancer patients and caregivers don't get to stop treatment, just because they are exhausted. The teams are formed and ready to walk for the annual American Ca...


Tillerson meets ASEAN ministers to seek support on North Korea

Some countries have told the USA they "are taking measures and steps, relooking (at) the size of North Korea's diplomatic presence in individual countries, th...


Interior releases list of national monuments to be reviewed

San Juan County commissioners issued a statement Friday about Zinke's upcoming visit, noting they want the Bears Ears National Monument designation rescinded....


CDOT promotes motorcycle safety after deadly 2016

Also, motorists should be aware there will be an increase in motorcycles on the roadways with the warmer weather. "Please watch out for us - look in your mirr...


No federal charges for police in shooting of Alton Sterling

Officers said in later affidavits that they saw a gun butt in his pocket, but it is not clear from the video that he was reaching for any weapon. Amundson, ...


Tony Romo to try qualifying for US Open

The now retired quarterback and soon-to-be broadcaster will play at Split Rail Links outside of Fort Worth, Texas on Monday. If he gets through the heat, th...


FBI Director James Comey "Mildly Nauseous" over Clinton Disclosure

There was a particularly significant moment Wednesday as FBI Director James Comey forcefully defended his decision to disclose, just days before the election, t...


Aerial images show devastating flooding in central US

A couple of days of calm weather followed, but forecasters expect another 2 to 4 inches of rain through Thursday in parts of the same hard-hit areas. The Blac...


Tillerson Meets ASEAN Ministers For Support On North Korea

The secretary focused instead on how he plans to translate president Trump's America first slogan into us foreign policy. Tillerson also said that Mexico and ...


Owner: Site of Pulse nightclub massacre 'now sacred ground'

She is also creating the One Pulse Foundation , to honor the victims, survivors and first responders, including scholarships in honor of those killed by gunman...


Probe into deadly fall at Penn State frat to be released

Details released from the investigation show Piazza was one of 14 pledges forced to run the gauntlet the night he fell, consisting of quickly drinking vodka, ...


Gov't relaxes healthy standard for school meals

The former Georgia governor was joined by Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts at an elementary school in Leesburg, VA. during the lunch hour for the annou...


Cinco de Mayo party recipes to please a hungry crowd

In an attempt to expand its influence over the American continent, France took advantage of the United States' preoccupation with its own Civil War to invade ...


Abbas says talks with Trump positive, if short on specifics

Abbas' White House talks followed a February visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who moved to reset ties after a combative relationship with the...


Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

It's also not clear whether the Trump administration can reverse a separate offshore drilling ban that Obama announced a month before leaving office. "The six...


Federal Bureau of Investigation chief tells Graham that Russian Federation is still involved in United States politics

FBI Director James Comey addressed senators for four hours Wednesday, giving testimony to the Senate judiciary committee mostly related to Russia's meddli...


FBI Director Comey Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Comey's Wednesday appearance at the US Senate Judiciary Committee didn't deliver that kind of large news - perhaps because it followed another bombshell. "It ma...


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lays out diplomatic priorities

But he says it doesn't mean the US doesn't advocate for freedom and other rights. The pressure campaign on North Korea is "at about dial setting 5 or 6 right ...


North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

The United States is often the recipient of threats and insults from Pyongyang's frequently bellicose official media outlets. In February, for instance, Beijin...


2 teens' charges being dropped in rape case

Eighteen-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian, was charged as an adult for the alleged rape alongside a 17-year-old. Attorneys for Montano, she said , were outraged...


State Dept. account retweets, then deletes, about Ivanka Trump book

I wrote it at a different time in my life, from the perspective of an executive and an entrepreneur, and the manuscript was completed before the election la...


Trump Administration Deports Honduran Mom And Her 5-Year-Old Son

Casey had spoken with White House chief of staff Reince Preibus, who promised to look into the matter, but at 1:04 he tweeted again: "The latest: Admin ordered ...


Senate Strikes Down Rule to Help State-Sponsored Retirement Plans

It stoked fights in Washington , however, over the reach of federal regulation, states' rights and income inequality. As if saving for retirement isn't hard ...


ADL slams Trump's order on religious freedom while OU commends it

As he marks the National Day of Prayer at the White House Thursday, Trump is planning to sign an executive order asking the IRS to use "maximum enforcement di...


Year later, charge dropped against Flint water official

Flint wants thousands of its residents to pay for water that had been deemed to have unsafe levels of lead and caused a water crisis in the city that has las...


Escaped prisoner found in drainage pipe after 6-day search

A Howard County police tactical team captured escaped prisoner David Watson around 9:40 p.m.in a wooded area off of Dorsey Run Road in Jessup, according to Ho...


How Trump's tax plan would affect households

It's unclear just how much the tax overhaul would help Trump because the proposal still amounts to mainly a series of bullet points - and because the president ...