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New DHS Office Gives 'VOICE' to Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crimes New DHS Office Gives 'VOICE' to Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crimes
- April 28, 2017

Espinoza, a gang member who targeted Jamiel simply for wearing the color red in Arlington Heights, had been released from prison rather than being deported. Trump announced plans for the office in February. It was yet another executive action from a president trying to rack up accomplishments before his first 100 days in office, with Saturday marking that milestone. (more...)
Texas House Tentatively Approves Anti-Sanctuary City Bill Texas House Tentatively Approves Anti-Sanctuary City Bill
- April 28, 2017

The bill aims to ban cities, counties and universities from claiming "sanctuary" policies that prevent local law enforcement from asking about an individual's immigration status or hamper enforcement of immigration law. The last thing State Rep Victoria Neave of Dallas ate was a wafer during communion at her church Sunday morning. "At this time I can not", Geren said. (more...)
Judge rules Trump's order on sanctuary city funding unconstitutional Judge rules Trump's order on sanctuary city funding unconstitutional
- April 28, 2017

The injunction was handed down by U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick for the Northern District of California, something that was not lost on Trump . He said the gun went off accidentally. "This is why San Francisco had to stand up on behalf of people everywhere, be they immigrants or native born", he said in a statement. (more...)
Prosecutors considering charges against WikiLeaks Prosecutors considering charges against WikiLeaks
- April 24, 2017

Last month, WikiLeaks released a trove of some 8,000 documents revealing what it said were the CIA's secret cyber-espionage tools used for breaking into computers and cell phones. In a sign of the Justice Department's seriousness in pursuing charges, the U.S. attorney's office in the Eastern District of Virginia recently added a veteran prosecutor, Assistant U.S. (more...)
County: Bell Springs Road closed until further notice County: Bell Springs Road closed until further notice
- April 24, 2017

The road reopened to one-way, controlled traffic by 11 a.m. and is expected to be fully open by early this afternoon, according to the CHP. A section of Highway 101 north of Legget was completely closed by a massive slide that started on Monday and almost doubled in size on Wednesday night . (more...)
Independent autopsy completed on Aaron Hernandez
- April 23, 2017

The Patriots did not immediately react to his request. The reporter behind the Newsweek story, Michele McPhee, had previously aired her reporting about Hernandez's bisexuality as a motive for Lloyd's killing on Boston radio station WEEI. (more...)
'John 3:16' written in blood on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says
- April 23, 2017

The letters didn't offer any insight into why the 27-year-old committed suicide. Baez, who successfully defended Hernandez in his most recent trial, on Thursday said the medical examiner's office had turned over Hernandez' remains to his family but retained his brain. (more...)
Hillary Clinton says misogyny Hillary Clinton says misogyny "played a role" in her incredible election defeat
- April 16, 2017

Speaking at the eighth annual Women in the World Summit in New York City, the former secretary of state said that she was "deeply concerned about Russian Federation", and not simply because of allegations that the Kremlin's meddling is a major reason why she is not the sitting president of the United States. (more...)
Stepfather of suspect in Wisconsin manhunt: Surrender Stepfather of suspect in Wisconsin manhunt: Surrender
- April 16, 2017

Thirty-two-year-old Joseph Jakubowski is suspected of stealing more than a dozen firearms from a local gun store before setting fire to his station wagon. Spoden said he has been known in the Janesville community for disorderly conduct, has had numerous traffic stops and was also convicted of trying to disarm a police officer. (more...)
Dangerous fugitive who mailed manifesto to president captured in Wisconsin Dangerous fugitive who mailed manifesto to president captured in Wisconsin
- April 15, 2017

Investigators assigned to the Jakubowski case were sent to that location along with tactical support to assist local authorities in determining whether the suspicious individual was related to the manhunt. Gorn says he didn't realize he was the subject of the manhunt. "I shook his hand twice", Gorn said. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says Jakubowski wrote a 161-page manifesto in which he detailed a long list of grievances against the government and spoke of plans to launch attacks with ... (more...)
Syria hit with another round of airstrikes Syria hit with another round of airstrikes
- April 14, 2017

Turkey remains committed to a ceasefire in Syria, but Russian Federation must stop insisting that Bashar al-Assad should remain in office, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. The airstrikes received support from a number of USA congressional leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. (more...)
Video gambling parlors sue Illinois over profit-sharing Video gambling parlors sue Illinois over profit-sharing
- April 10, 2017

Law360, Springfield (April 6, 2017, 12:07 AM EDT) - A trio of IL restaurant chains sued the state's Gaming Board on Tuesday over a state law mandating that bars and restaurants share half of their profits made from gambling at video terminals with third-party operators. (more...)
Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago Cook County criminal judge shot to death in Chicago
- April 10, 2017

Judge Myles, 66, worked at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, Cook County's main criminal courthouse at 26th and California. Police said Associate Judge Raymond Myles was fatally shot early this morning. He had been involved in several high-profile cases, including hearings involving suspects in the 1992 massacre of seven people at the Palatine Brown's Chicken Restaurant, and involving the suspect in the murder of three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. (more...)
Jon Ossoff Evades Question on When He's Held Democrats Accountable Jon Ossoff Evades Question on When He's Held Democrats Accountable
- April 10, 2017

National money, attention, and political staffers have been flowing into Georgia's 6th Congressional District for weeks. Most of the seats are vacant because their previous representatives were selected to serve within President Trump's administration. (more...)
Police report possible sighting of Tennessee teacher, missing student in Nebraska Police report possible sighting of Tennessee teacher, missing student in Nebraska
- April 09, 2017

Surveillance footage shows that both have altered their appearance; Cummins has darkened his hair while Elizabeth is seen with red hair. The school district in Maury County terminated Cummins in the wake of an ongoing investigation into alleged inappropriate contact he had with Thomas at the school earlier this year. (more...)
15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub 15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub
- April 08, 2017

Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said that several of the victims were badly injured. A single body was removed by the coroner shortly after 6 a.m. Police believe that multiple people fired shots. Authorities asked anyone with information on the shooting to come forward. Cameo will remain closed until both our management completes our own investigation and the Cincinnati Police Department completes their investigation. (more...)
Donald Trump's Approval Rating Continues Its Downward Slide Donald Trump's Approval Rating Continues Its Downward Slide
- April 08, 2017

Before becoming president, Trump frequently tweeted that climate change was a hoax, often linking his claims, which contradict at least 97 percent of climate scientists , to freak cold-weather events. Trump's initial order created chaos at USA airports as immigration and customs agents initially blocked the entry of all citizens from seven countries, including those who had lived in the United States for years. (more...)
3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash while pursuing tornado 3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash while pursuing tornado
- April 08, 2017

A powerful storm system with winds exceeding 60 miles per hour has damaged homes in suburban Dallas, knocked out power to tens of thousands across Texas and brought heavy rain that inundated some areas. But storm chasers can place probes and sensors directly in a tornado's path, picking up data that can't be revealed from afar. Mostly interested in Arizona's monsoon season, Jaeger would also chase storms in the Great Plains. (more...)
DNC's Perez at NJ Rally: 'Donald Trump You Didn't Win This Election' DNC's Perez at NJ Rally: 'Donald Trump You Didn't Win This Election'
- April 02, 2017

At a rally in New Jersey Friday, Perez spoke to the New Jersey Working Alliance - and things got a little raucous. Before he closed his remarks , Perez said he chose New Jersey as the location for his address because he wanted to "learn about bullies" to help counter the "bully in Washington". (more...)
Gov. reassigns case after prosecutor refuses death penalty Gov. reassigns case after prosecutor refuses death penalty
- March 19, 2017

State Attorney Aramis Ayala on Thursday said she had chose to no longer seek the death penalty in first-degree murder cases after conducting a review. Ayala stated Thursday that she does not believe the death penalty improves public safety for citizens or law enforcement officers. Ayala didn't run on an anti-death penalty platform when she campaigned, since at the time Florida's death penalty law was in question after the U.S. (more...)