Some 911 calls from Pulse shooting released

Some 911 calls from Pulse shooting released The dispatcher asks how many shots he heard. The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released a batch of 911 calls from people reporting the mass shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub in June. A man calls after his ex-girlfriend tells him she's also hiding in the bathroom among bodies. The caller who reported hearing 10 gunshots reported later in the call that he heard more gunfire upon ... [Full Article...]

August ranks as Chicago's most violent month in 20 years

While the worst case scenario as far as mounting murder rates are concerned, Chicago is far from the only big USA city seeing a hike in violent crime. Police said the siblings are gang members and convicted felons, who were out on parole when they accidentally shot Wade's relative. Earlier this year, the Tribune reported a precipitous drop in morale among Chicago police officers, based on ... [Full Article...]

NJ Gov. Christie vetoes $15 minimum wage

Christie said if that is the case, he intends to have a "loud" public discussion about the issue because, he said, the wage increase makes businesses "non-competitive". Another model, "Anna", said she remembered a Trump agency representative telling her to lie on her customs form about where she was going to live and was told, "If they ask you any questions, [say] you're just here for meetings". [Full Article...]

Chicago men charged in shooting of National Basketball Association star Wade's cousin

A police spokesman said that both 26-year-old Darwin Sorrels Jr. and 22-year-old Derren Sorrels were charged overnight. Nykea Aldridge was fatally shot on Friday afternoon while pushing a baby stroller Chicago's South Side on South Calumet at about 3:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Cincinnati Sees Estimated 78 Heroin Overdoses in 2 Days

Authorities in IN and OH are on high alert after a supercharged form of heroin is suspected of causing 50 overdoses in the two states since Tuesday and more than 75 total since Friday. Both locations have suffered from bouts of overdoses. "Yes", said Dr. Shawn Ryan, a certified addiction expert and founder of BrightView Health, an outpatient addiction medicine practice with offices in Norwood an... [Full Article...]

Home Prices Keep Rising, But Pace Is Slowing in San Diego

Gone are the days of double-digit price increases in 2013 as home prices quickly recovered from the recession. The Texas housing market continued its strong pace in the most recent Case-Shiller Home Price Indices , which covered home prices through June. [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick holds the football during warmups before a preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. I'm grateful for the right to express my displeasure, and that is what Colin chose to do. "I acknowledge his right to do that", Harbaugh said at his team's Week 1 news conference, "but I don't respect the motivation or the action". [Full Article...]

Prep School Rape Victim Was 'Disgusted' by Conviction

Prep School Rape Victim Was 'Disgusted' by Conviction Labrie is free pending appeal. When Chessy returned to school past year, her peers started to treat her differently, prompting her to transfer. "They said that they didn't believe that he did it knowingly, and that frustrated me a lot, because he definitely did do it knowingly", she said in the interview. [Full Article...]

St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim

St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim She said, "A question that was asked on the stand was 'Why were you so hazy during that time period" and I looked at the defense attorney in disbelief and said I was raped. "I want other people to feel empowered, and just strong enough to say 'I have the right to my body, I have the right to say no, '" she said. 'I hope he learns, I hope he gets help, and that's all I can ever hope for in a ... [Full Article...]

Mexicans say 'adios' to beloved singer Juan Gabriel

Feeling folksy? There's a Juan Gabriel song for that. Gabriel was born Alberto Aguilera Valadez in the small town of Paracuaro, Michoacan, in 1950, the youngest of ten siblings. 28, 2016. His last concert was Friday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California. He tweeted , "I regret the death of Juan Gabriel , one of the great musical icons of our country". [Full Article...]

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday

As Politico writes, Trump was scheduled to make a speech about immigration on August 25 in Colorado, but delayed it after he suggested he was softening his position on deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants. Moreover, the safest course for him politically may be to continue to obfuscate on immigration policy to avoid antagonize either side of the debate. Although there would be "no citizen... [Full Article...]

Police find no gunman at Los Angeles airport

Police find no gunman at Los Angeles airport Police went floor to floor to clear the airport and ensure there was nothing to be found, a source said. Officials have not confirmed if there have been any shots fired, or any injuries. "Lots of crying, yells and misinformation traveling rapidly", he said in an email to The Associated Press . People were let back into the airport shortly before 10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Michigan firefighters killed in crash identified

Michigan firefighters killed in crash identified The Keweeknaw Bay Indian Community says the deceased firefighters will return home to MI on Tuesday. The crew was from the Baraga-based Beartown Firefighters , which is managed by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. [Full Article...]

Transit cop saves man lying on train tracks as train approaches

Transit cop saves man lying on train tracks as train approaches A New Jersey Transit train travels along the Portal Bridge, just west of Secaucus Junction, N.J. "He explained that he believed that if he went to jail he would die without his meds", Ortiz said. Just as they clear the tracks, a train glides by. Ortiz said Jefferson reminded him of Michael Clarke Duncan's character in "The Green Mile" - at about 6 feet, 2 inches and 290 pounds. [Full Article...]

Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation Amid increased criticism over the family's fundraising activities while Hillary Clinton is running for president, Bill Clinton said on August 18 that the foundation would stop accepting foreign and corporate elections if she were elected president. [Full Article...]

Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State

Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State In some cases it has censored names of people who met privately with Clinton or the subjects they discussed. Comments like this, combined with a number of tough newspaper editorials, have left Clinton and her core team effectively on their own to combat a near-constant barrage of Trump condemnation. [Full Article...]

In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out

Three hours later, after Twitter started to explode, Trump's first tweet was taken down and replaced with one that was verbatim, except Wade's name was spelled correctly. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. "Unreal. #EnoughIsEnough ." On Saturday, he again tweeted: "RIP Nykea Aldridge .#EnoughIsEnough". It is not the first time Dwyane Wade's family in Chicago has been affected by gun viol... [Full Article...]

Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again'

Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again' You're racist. It's a exhausted, disgusting argument. "They are failing so badly". Trump, helped by a revamped campaign team, has called for a special prosecutor to investigate the foundation and said it should be shut down immediately. Clinton, 68, alleged Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. "This type of rhetoric and repulsive advertising is revolting and completely beyo... [Full Article...]

Man strips, drives pickup into Southwest plane in Nebraska

Man strips, drives pickup into Southwest plane in Nebraska Conahan said that an officer first noticed the suspect " acting in a weird manner" and saying "someone was trying to kill him" at around 9:30 p.m. local time (10:30 p.m. Koonce, 35, was taken into custody and there was no suggestion the incident was an act of extremism, Connahan said. He added that airport security personnel had noticed a man "acting in a weird manner" near the perimeter of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism

Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism The speech in Nevada is not the only salvo that Hillary Clinton has launched at the Trump campaign's extreme right wing connections. Discussions about the alt-right movement became the subject of a Twitter war Thursday, with people on both sides of the debate tweeting under the hashtag (hash) altrightmeans. [Full Article...]

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