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Chicago police reports overnight raids ended with 81 arrests

The Chicago Police Department conducted a series of overnight raids from Thursday into Friday that resulted in 81 arrests, mostly for drug- and weapons-related ...


City Leaders Demand That ICE Stop Identifying Themselves As 'Police'

Since at least 2002 that fast deportation effort - which does not require a judge's order - has been used only for immigrants caught within 100 miles of the bor...


Chicago Public Schools not to allow immigration agents in without warrant

District guidelines direct principals to contact CPS attorneys if immigration enforcement agents arrive at their schools. The new federal enforcement polici...


DC police officers shot; suspect killed

All three were hit by gunfire. The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday. One was released from the hospital and the other remained hospitalized on...


Draft Homeland Security intel report contradicts Trump's rationale for Muslim ban

It also states that "country of citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indicator of potential terrorist activity". The three-page report challenges Trump's ...


Hillary Clinton rallies DNC members in video message

The video closed with Clinton urging party unity and promised her support for the progressive cause. "Nearly 66 million votes are fueling grassroots energy an...


Maryland slips in ranking of passing AP scores

Scores for AP exams are graded on a five-point scale, with a three generally considered passing. "Whatever people say in public or in private, most believe if y...


Anger Rises Across The Country At GOP Congressional Town Halls

Dave Brat, the Virginia Republican who said his female constituents are "in my grill no matter where I go" wanting to talk about health care, held a town hall T...


Conan O'Brien asks Mexicans to donate money for Trump's border wall

Additional enforcement officers are central to President Donald Trump's sweeping plan to crack down on illegal immigration, outlined in January 25 executive or...


Tampa Mosque Fire Ruled Arson

The fire remains under investigation. Fire investigators said all evidence points to the fire being intentionally set. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue got w...


AG, police chief respond to Tony Robinson settlement

Attorneys for the family of Tony Robinson announced the settlement Thursday , saying it was the largest in state history for an officer-involved shooting. Kenn...


Amber Alert canceled, girl found safe; father in custody

He is believed to have abducted Aylin at about 3:30 a.m., the New York State Police said . State police in NY lifted the Amber Alert shortly after 11:30 a.m....


Detroit Area Weekend Weather Forecast: Temperature Correction On The Way

West northwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Saturday Night: ...


Record-breaking warm weather in NY, NJ, CT

But it won't stop there. "It looks like we will likely break that this afternoon", said Weather Service meteorologist Lee Hendricks. Temperatures reached 68...


Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Immigration Makes US Great

In an interview with BBC Newsnight , the Notorious RBG readily (but delicately) acknowledged that the United States is "not experiencing the best of times" - b...


SodaStream issues massive recall

The maker of water carbonation machines said it was voluntarily recalling the bottles due to a manufacturing defect. SodaStream has just issued a massive re...


Owners arrested after puppy eats heroin

He was barely breathing and seemingly comatose, Carrollton Police Department spokeswoman Jolene DeVito told InsideEdition.com Wednesday. "A-shift patrol offic...


Chicago Public Schools Vow To Defend Immigrant Students

The district also advised principals to encourage parents to update their children's emergency contact forms. Additionally, Jackson "told principals to cont...


Supreme Court sides with disabled girl in fight over service dog

The Frys brought the case against the Napoleon Community Schools and the Jackson County Intermediate School District in 2012, saying that when Ehlena was 5 - sh...


Find out why a red X is spreading on social media today

The concept is simple, you mark something with a red X, snap a picture of it, and share it on social media profiles. You are likely to see a lot of red Xs on ...


1 more nice day before winter reappears in Denver

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Today's high will be near 65. The National Weather Service's Wichita office tweeted that the high temperat...


Appeals court upholds Maryland's assault-style rifle ban

A panel of 4th Circuit judges later ruled that the law infringed on Second Amendment rights. The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled 10-to-4 Tuesday in favor of t...


Creighton suspends injured Maurice Watson for misconduct

However, Anson said the investigation was continuing, including whether Watson was involved. According to an Omaha police report , officers were called to Ne...


Kansas House advances bill limiting access to police records

The measure passed a first-round House vote 83-40 and will see final action Thursday. Rep. Susan Concannon, a Beloit Republican, said the move to table deceiv...


State worker union approves strike authorization

Bruce Rauner, the union announced Thursday. "We continue to encourage AFSCME to work with us in implementing a contract that is similar to those ratified by 20 ...


Police ID Survivor Of Plane Crash

Officials say emergency dispatchers were told the plane was on a training flight. The National Transportation Safety Board, which has assumed the investigatio...


Optimism on Betsy DeVos as United States education secretary

The Times further reports that Trump sided with Sessions in the debate over protecting transgender students and the two pressured DeVos into complying wit...


Justice Department Informs Supreme Court of Change in Transgender Policy

We've got no problem with that - at least the local part. Oral arguments in Gavin Grimm's case before the Supreme Court are more than one month away, but hi...


DHS to Ramp Up Deportations, Continue Protections for DREAMers

Advocates are also calling on the Alameda County Sheriff not to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Trump administration says the pri...


Teens might be tried as adults in shooting of Utah girl

She had been reported missing the previous evening after she didn't arrive home from school, and she was hospitalized soon after being found. What came next w...


Pesticide cleared for use on feral hogs

In addition to the damage to crops and livestock tanks, hogs cost untold damage to suburban yards. Miller has approved the use of the pesticide warfarin to ...


Justice Department Reverses Obama Private Prison Order

The new memo said the phase-out ordered last August had contradicted Justice Department policy and impaired the ability of the Bureau of Prisons to meet future ...


Bill to repeal HB2 filed in North Carolina General Assembly

The socially conservative North Carolina Values Coalition said Thursday that HB2 should stay in place. Attempts at a resolution have mounted after a state spo...


Black Lives Matter activist epically seizes Confederate flag on live TV

The pro-Confederate flag crowd was protesting in response to Bree Newsome speaking at the College of Charleston this past Wednesday night. Muhiyidin d'Baha, 3...


Peabody murder suspect may be driving stolen Honda

Metz managed to escape the vehicle in Boston when Doughty went into a liquor store near Tremont Street. Massachusetts State Police say 39-year-old Wes Dought...