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Brunswick Police on scene at standoff with suspect in North Royalton murders


Police marksmen had their guns trained on the house in the darkness and SWAT officers and the Federal Bureau of Investigation surrounded the house in Valley Forge Drive, Brunswick. Police told residents to remain in their homes as the standoff continued. No arrests had been made as of press time. Taylor enjoyed softball and was a student at Kent State University where she worked at the school's fashion store, according to her Facebook page. Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. Matthew Alberre , the store's manager, said he was with family celebrating his cousin's high school graduation when he received word about the winning ticket. The owner of the California deli that sold the sole jackpot winning Powerball ticket on Saturday calls the win "unbelievable". Officials say the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Read More »

Trump will not block Comey from testifying, White House says


The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director will appear Thursday before the Senate intelligence committee for a hearing sure to be replete with political drama and intrigue. Mueller, respected for his independence and thoroughness, has so far been silent about taking over the investigations. His hotly awaited appearance on Capitol Hill comes as probes by the Justice Department and several congressional committees have focused on Trump's inner circle, with investigators said to be ... Read More »

Yankees hit 4 homers in 8th, Montgomery beats Blue Jays 7-0


During the eighth inning of their game with the Blue Jays, New York took a commanding lead, courtesy of four solo shots. The young Yankees jumped on Estrada's signature pitch, particularly second-year catcher Gary Sanchez , who had loud home runs in each of his first two at-bats. Read More »

White House Communications Director Out


He added: "It has been a privilege to serve this president". "He's always proven that". Mr Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. He added that he offered to stay through the president's first foreign trip to ensure a smooth transition as he left the position. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was sacked in February after mischaracterizing his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the ... Read More »

Rain likely Tuesday night, Wednesday; sun comes back Thursday


High temperatures Sunday in the mid 70s. Friday: Mostly cloudy, showers likely (maybe a thunderstorm too). Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Wednesday's high of 64 is close to normal for this time of year, which is 66 degrees, Michalski said. Skies will begin to clear out by the front overnight with sunshine on the return for Wednesday . Read More »

Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security


Clarke's thesis was replaced on the school's online archive with a message saying, "This item was removed from view at the discretion of the Naval Postgraduate School". WUWM's Ann-Elise Henzl reports on Clarke's rhetoric and actions, and how they caught the attention of both admirers and critics. David Lapan, a department spokesman, said by email that no announcement on Clarke had been made. Read More »

Man sues to stop New Orleans from removing Confederate statue


Police prepared for the protests, knowing that both sides would be out in force on the same Sunday as the last day of Jazz Fest - a nationally popular music festival - and the 299th anniversary of the city's founding. The City Council voted to remove in 2015 to take down four monuments. The first statue was the Liberty Monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans . Read More »

Arizona man arrested in suspected serial killings

The majority of Saucedo's alleged attacks took place past year when seven were shot dead and two others were wounded over a four-month period - March to July - in a predominately Latino neighborhood in the Phoenix area. Records show he was pulled over for allegedly running a red light on October 27, 2015, more than two months after the first shooting. Investigators initially believed a serial shooter was responsible for seven deaths a year ago, but in recent weeks they determined two other ... Read More »

Family of black teen killed by police demand prosecution


Attorneys for the family, Lee Merritt and Jasmine Crockett, praised the police department for its quick action to fire the officer. His dismissal was announced by officials on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post . The police department's latest statement asserts that officers entering the house heard gunshots ring out during a "chaotic scene with numerous people running away from the location". Read More »

Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 10-2 win over Padres

Clayton Kershaw (5-2) allowed a run and five hits over 7 1/3 innings, striking out nine and walking four. Hunter Renfroe followed with the first of his two walks but Kershaw got Blash to fly out. Yasiel Puig threw out Solarte at third. Padres: RHP Trevor Cahill (3-3, 5.82 ERA) surrendered five hits and three runs (two earned) in 5 2/3 innings against the Dodgers last month. Read More »

Joey Logano's Richmond win won't count towards NASCAR playoffs


The crew chief told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Friday that the gap was between the pinion shim and the truck arm surface on the right truck arm. But after NASCAR took the No. Teams have swerved after races to realign their suspensions after a race. The win doesn't count for qualification into the playoffs and Logano can't use the five bonus points for the playoffs that he earned for the win. Read More »

SpaceX Just Performed Its Most Mysterious Mission Yet

The launch was supposed to have taken place on 30th April but has to be stopped at the last minute due to a bad sensor. SpaceX has postponed the launch of a secretive USA government payload known only as NROL-76 due to a "sensor issue" with the rocket, a spokesman said . Read More »

Amtrak to release details on Penn Station repairs, delays


Bob Gordon. "We know that both Amtrak and New Jersey Transit have been underfunded for years, but we need to know why emergency repairs were not made to the New York Penn Station tracks prior to the derailments". New Jersey Transit's executive director expressed deep frustration that it's a major player and pays fees for Amtrak facilities but has had little control over maintenance decisions. Read More »

Storms to bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the area


The focus of the severe weather will be in areas south and east of I- 35, the weather service said. Forecasters say the stormy weather could also affect parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. Amounts of 1 to 3 inches are likely, with up to 5 inches possible. Some pockets of hail will be possible, but that threat should be a little more limited. Read More »

Former Georgia governor is new ag chief

In the floor debate ahead of the vote, the committee's ranking Democrat, Sen. "Governor Perdue's leadership is desperately needed", said Ms Stabenow, who voted for the nominee. Perdue will take office as farm prices have been down for several years in a row, and some in the industry are looking for policy fixes to help revive the market. Read More »

Patriots star Malcolm Buter signs restricted free agent tender


Butler could be signed by another team and that team would have to offer the Patriots their first round pick. In fact, I know we're not going to do that. However, the Patriots will not be able to pull off a deal unless Butler is officially under contract. There's also a decent chance they make a trade before the draft in hopes of getting back into Day 1. Read More »

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

By Monday, five states, including OH, were informed Stephens may be headed there. Stephens used the drive-thru to order a 20 Chicken McNuggets and a large order of French fries for $5.35. Police said the woman he referred to was in a safe place. Facebook said it received its first report about the shooting video about 4 p.m., about two hours after Stephens started to upload his footage. Read More »

Free tuition in NY, no plans to change tuition at UNF


But Cowell, who chaired Pennsylvania's state House Education Committee and now leads an education think-tank, says don't look for this state to follow NY. In 2017 this is the vast, vast majority of all students, especially poorer students. The program, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a legislative priority, will primarily benefit traditional students-those who go to college straight from high school and earn their degrees on time . Read More »

Gorsuch confirmation rolls Supreme Court to the right


The change allowed the Senate to proceed to the final vote with a simple majority. Gorsuch is "going to make an incredible addition to the court", McConnell said. Fox News reports that as many as five new SCOTUS seats are likely to be filled under Trump's administration, and there is no reason to think that any of these appointees will be anything but conservative. Read More »