US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway

US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway

The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman got underway on Tuesday, with a prosecutor telling jurors how the man who got his start in a modest marijuana-selling business in Mexico ruthlessly turned it into a blood-drenched smuggling operation that funneled cocaine and other drugs as far north as New York. […]

Recount off to a slow start in Florida's Senate, governor races

Recount off to a slow start in Florida's Senate, governor races

CLOSE Even with under a half percent lead, Rick Scott claimed victory over Bill Nelson in Florida’a U.S. Senate race. But the race might not be over with. WTSP Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, left, is hoping to unseat Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. in November(Photo: Wilfredo Lee (AP)/John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) A statewide […]

3 arrested after booby trap injures Portland cyclist

3 arrested after booby trap injures Portland cyclist

Dakota Murphy, Antonio Tolman-Duran, Justin Jones (Photos: Multnomah County Jail)  Dakota Murphy, Antonio Tolman-Duran, Justin Jones (Photos: Multnomah County Jail)  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Three men authorities say set up a booby trap on a walking and bike path in Portland that injured a female cyclist have been arrested and released. KOIN-TV reports that 23-year-old Justin J. Jones, 27-year-old […]

At least 9 dead in California wildfires as tens of thousands flee homes

At least 9 dead in California wildfires as tens of thousands flee homes

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 9, 2018 / 4:16 PM GMT / Updated 8:14 AM GMT By David K. Li, Doha Madani and Phil Helsel At least nine people were killed in a fast-moving wildfire in northern California while two fires […]

Grief counselors at Lamar High School today after freshmen die in murder-suicide

Grief counselors at Lamar High School today after freshmen die in murder-suicide

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Grief counselors were at Lamar High School Friday to comfort students after two 15-year-old boys who attended the school were found dead in a murder-suicide at a luxury apartment complex in Upper Kirby. Investigators say they were called by the mother of one of the teens after she discovered their bodies […]

Gunman Kills at Least 12 at Thousand Oaks Bar

Gunman Kills at Least 12 at Thousand Oaks Bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — At least 11 bar patrons and a sheriff’s deputy were killed late Wednesday in a shooting at a country and western dance hall in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that was holding an event for college students, officials said. The gunman is dead, officials said early Thursday, adding that there was no longer […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Devlin Barrett Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department November 7 at 3:27 PM Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at President Trump’s request, ending the tenure of a beleaguered loyalist whose relationship with the president was ruined when Sessions recused himself from control […]

Washington voters favor tough new gun safety measure in early returns

Washington voters favor tough new gun safety measure in early returns

By Aaron Alter, SeattlePI Published 6:52 pm PST, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Supporters of Washington State Initiative 1639, which will enact waiting periods and background checks on the purchase of semiautomatic weapons, increase the minimum age of semi-automatic weapon purchase from 18 to 21 and add class-C felony charges for any owner whose gun is used […]

1 killed, 2 injured after several possible tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee

1 killed, 2 injured after several possible tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee

CHRISTIANA, TN (WSMV) – A woman was killed and several others were injured after several possible tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee overnight. According to TEMA, the greatest impacts were reported in Franklin, Grundy, Lawrence, Rutherford and Knox counties. The National Weather Service in Nashville is sending one tornado survey crew to Christiana in Rutherford County. The […]

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