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Missing Pennsylvania twins' brother accused of lying to cops

The complaint says Datwon Fowler told police he was going to run once the police showed up. However, when police told Fowler about the potential penalties of se...


Zero Tolerance for Drunk Drivers on Labor Day Weekend

Halstead cited preliminary data that says 196 people were killed and 663 people were severely injured in 2015 in Missouri because of crashes involving at least ...


Photos Show Crowded, 'Unsafe' Conditions at Border Patrol Facilities

Border Patrol over its treatment of migrants in the processing centers told the Times. Attorneys on the case include Harold J. McElhinny, Colette Reiner Mayer...


Trump seeks strict immigration vetting

Trump famously said a year ago that as President he would build a enormous wall between the United States and Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants - and even ...


Texas Hometown Hails Simone Manuel's Olympic Win

Manuel shared the first place with Penny Oleksiak of Canada in 100m freestyle final with a record time of 52.70 sec. But for Manuel, it was important to ent...


Governor's attorney general pick is Kane's ex-chief deputy

Bruised by bad publicity, Kane retaliated by having her office leak information about a 2009 investigation targeting the late J. Whyatt Mondesire, former head o...


Obama says ISIS will lose Mosul and Raqqa

He said the US-led coalition had carried out 14,000 air strikes against ISIS and 100 thousand sorties and each small victory has netted valuable intelligence fr...


Louisiana governor: 40K homes damaged by historic flooding

More than 20,000 people have been rescued or evacuated so far while 40,000 homes have been impacted, officials said. The Red Cross says more than 1,000 disa...


Rauner promises 'biggest ground game ever' for GOP spending

He says Democrats have far outspent his party in recent elections. "We'd be silly not to say there's mixed feelings about the top of the ticket". "They are ...


Trump receives first classified intelligence briefing

Donald Trump said Wednesday he was wary of relying on the us intelligence community because he does not trust them and believes they've made "bad decisions". ...


DC police chief stepping down to head security for NFL

In a phone interview, a spokesperson for MPD confirmed Lanier, 49, was taking a leadership role with NFL security, described by the league in a news release a...


New York City settles fatal police shooting lawsuit for $4M

New York City will pay $4.1 million to the family of 28-year-old Akai Gurley. "This settlement was reached after extensive negotiations guided by Supreme Cour...


Perseid meteor shower set to peak over Calgary

Because you want to see as much sky as possible, using binoculars or a telescope is not recommended. The Perseid Meteor Shower is caused by remnants of the Sw...


Ailes helping Trump ahead of presidential debates

Disgraced former Fox News boss Roger Ailes has reportedly joined the Donald Trump campaign as an adviser. Trump will first face off against Clinton at t...


Flood victims start to evaluate damage in Louisiana

The storm dumped more than 2-1/2 feet (0.76 meters) of rain on an area near Watson, Louisiana, from Thursday to Monday morning, the highest total reported, acco...


3 get stuck in Washington Monument elevator

Dozens of visitors were evacuated from the monument using the stairs. One National Park Service employee who was in the elevator was able to get out. The obel...


2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes

Officials say a wildfire racing through dry vegetation in Northern California has destroyed four homes. The Clayton Fire, burning in Lake County, has consumed...


Citing fears of fraud, Trump campaign begins recruiting 'election observers'

Jeff Sessions says Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign is "not over", and criticized media coverage claiming his campaign is in trouble. The pause in a...


Gymnastics: Comaneci hails flawless 10 from Biles

Simone Manuel , who tied for Olympic gold on Thursday to become the first female African-American swimmer to win an individual event , was at it again. I was j...


Puig wins first gold for Puerto Rico with shock tennis victory

She is the first gold medallist for Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island and U.S. territory that fields its own Olympic team at each Games. She made sure that meda...


Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect on the Run

Though Smith returned fire, the suspect, later identified as Royheem Delshawn Deeds, got away. He is survived by three children, Landon, Lander and Madison an...


Gov. Walker: National Guard Available if Milwaukee Authorities Request Help

There have been at least three arrests made, according to Mayor Tom Barrett. "Our city is in turmoil tonight", said Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, president of th...


Grant County confirms first case of Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in June that Puerto Rico could see dozens, if not hundreds, of babies with microcephaly in the coming mo...


New Mexico Police Officer Killed in Shooting at Traffic Stop

Dona Ana County authorities say a Hatch police officer has died after being shot during a traffic stop on Friday. Get free real-time news alerts from the Acro...


Muslim Woman Sues Over 'Nightmare' With Chicago Cops

Chicago resident Itemid "Angel" Al-Matar filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against six Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago, alleging that the offic...


Perjury trial continues for Pennsylvania's attorney general

Kane faces perjury and other charges related to the alleged leak of secret grand jury materials. Kane, who is not seeking re-election, has claimed she did not...


NFL Won't Let Cowboys Wear Helmet Decal Supporting Dallas Police

According to the Star-Telegram, Cowboys VP Stephen Jones said the league had already rejected the team's petition to wear it during the regular season but ext...


Access to EU single market 'virtually meaningless', new IFS report suggests

The report concludes that relinquishing membership of the single market could permanently damage the UK's economy to the tune of around 4% (to 2030). Emerging e...


US Secret Service talks to Trump camp about gun rights remark

The Republican presidential candidate was speaking at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina about his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton possibly appointin...


DEA Announces It Won't Be Rescheduling Marijuana

The federal scheduling of substances dates back to 1970, when Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act into law. In response to the petitions, DEA req...


US government won't reclassify marijuana, allows research

But that hope was quickly diminished as administration officials, including the head of the White House-run Office of National Drug Control Policy, repeatedly s...


Hillary Clinton Gets 'Carried Away' By Clean Energy and Advanced Manufacturing

According to an NBC News poll released Tuesday, Trump is trailing Clinton in Iowa by almost 4 percent. "All I'm doing is I'm doing the market", Trump told W...


Auto strikes protester in Ferguson, shots follow

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, roughly 75 protesters began trying to cut off the vehicle, which then reversed direction and tried to go another way i...


DNA Expert Testifies About Blood Found In Daniel Messel's Vehicle

Raymond told the jury he identified Hannah's DNA in blood stains on Messel's clothing, and that he identified Hannah's hair in Messel's vehicle. If the jury dec...


Gangs To Retaliate For Police Fatal Shooting of Paul O'Neal

Video footage from nine dashboard and body cameras released last week showed him handcuffed, his shirt stained with blood under a backpack he was wearing. Mayor...