Snow blankets much of Deep South on weekend trek up East Coast to New England

Snow blankets much of Deep South on weekend trek up East Coast to New England  2017-12-08 20:39 UTC by USA TODAY Sleet and snow is expected in much of Virginia, with larger amounts of snow farther north in New York City, Massachusetts and Maine. Published 10:12 a.m. ET Dec. 8, 2017 | Updated 4:49 p.m. ET Dec. 8, [...]

2017-12-08T21:54:08+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Ex-cop Michael Slager sentenced to prison for killing of unarmed black man

Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager testifies during his murder trial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C.  (AP) A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a [...]

2017-12-07T17:55:28+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

IDF sends forces to West Bank as clashes escalate over

Palestinians wave national flags during a protest Thursday against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Israel Defense Forces said they would send reinforcements to the West Bank as Hamas leaders called for an uprising over the United State's Jerusalem decision. IDF said a "situational [...]

2017-12-07T16:46:59+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

160K flee near LA as 4 major wildfires burn out of control

Firefighters battle the Creek Fire in Los Angeles County on Wednesday -- one of four major wildfires in Southern California. Photo by Los Angeles County Fire Dept./Tod Sudmeier Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Conditions are expected to worsen in Southern California Thursday as four major wildfires burn near Los Angeles with little containment -- prompting 160,000 people [...]

2017-12-07T14:43:20+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

Feds indict SF immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle’s death

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was indicted Tuesday on federal weapons possession charges, days after he was acquitted of murder and manslaughter in a 2015 San Francisco shooting. Image courtesy San Francisco Police Department/UPI Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Federal firearm charges have been filed against an undocumented immigrant acquitted in San Francisco last week in the shooting [...]

2017-12-06T16:09:43+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

Man arrested in plot to assassinate British leader Theresa May

British intelligence agency MI5 said Tuesday it foiled an Islamist plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May by bombing 10 Downing Street in a suicide attack. File Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI | License Photo Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A man was charged on Wednesday with terrorism in what authorities say was a plot to assassinate British Prime [...]

2017-12-06T15:41:51+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

BREAKING NEWS : —Man charged with posting Prince George’s photo to aid

Man charged with posting Prince George's photo to aid attack December 06, 2017 3:23 PM A 31-year-old man has been charged in England with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school in a social media post prosecutors allege was meant to help others plan terror attacks. TERRORISM 1 hour ago Man [...]

2017-12-06T15:38:30+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

Alligator seized from home in New York state

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Authorities in New York state said they seized a 4-foot alligator that a resident had been keeping illegally on their property. The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals saidrescuers were summoned to a home in Ronkonkoma after Suffolk County Police responded to the home "on an unrelated matter" and [...]

2017-12-05T14:52:21+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

Texas man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A Texas man pleaded guilty to providing material support to the Islamic State, even after he decided not to join the terrorist group because he thought his mother became ill. Asher Abid Khan, 23, of Spring, Texas near Houston, faces up to 15 years in prison for providing material support to a terrorist organization. [...]

2017-12-05T14:42:42+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

Chicago man stabbed 25 times, partially disemboweled by brother-in-law,

Chicago man stabbed 25 times, partially disemboweled by brother-in-law, official says December 03, 2017 1:39 PM A Chicago man stabbed his brother-in-law at least 25 times on a city bus, partially disemboweling him in front of shocked riders, officials said Saturday. Darnell Scott, 37, attacked his brother-in-law with a 2-inch pocket knife while the two [...]

2017-12-03T19:00:54+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|