Poll: More Americans now trust politicians than at any time since….

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Friday after the Senate held a cloture vote for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Americans' trust in politicians has reached a 10-year high -- with 55 percent saying they have a "great deal" or "fair [...]

2018-10-06T14:19:11+00:00October 6th, 2018|

Rock used as doorstop revealed to be meteorite worth…

By Ray Downs  (1) Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The doorstop that a Michigan man had been using since 1988 has turned out to be a meteorite worth $100,000. The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, knew the 22-pound rock came from outer space ever since he bought the house in 1988. The previous owner showed [...]

2018-10-05T13:04:41+00:00October 5th, 2018|

Deadly car explosion in Pennsylvania ……..

Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Law enforcement officials said Thursday that a car explosion that killed three people in Allentown, Pa., was a murder-suicide. Jacob Schmoyer, 26, put his 2-year-old son, Jonathan, also known as J.J., in the back seat and picked up his neighbor, 66-year-old David Hallman, before detonating a bomb that killed all three people, according to [...]

2018-10-05T12:58:44+00:00October 5th, 2018|

New Jersey postal worker quits, leaves mail on….

By Ray Downs  (1) Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A U.S. postal worker in New Jersey decided to quit on the job and left thousands of envelopes on the side of the road, the agency said Tuesday. Several boxes full of correspondence was left on the side of a road in Pennsauken, N.J. And on Sunday, a [...]

2018-10-04T13:44:44+00:00October 4th, 2018|

United flight from LA prompts emergency at Sydney airport

A United Airlines Boeing 787 lands at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. A 787 for the U.S. carrier prompted an emergency response Thursday upon landing in Sydney, Australia. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Photo Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The international airport in Sydney was closed Thursday after an emergency call was made by a United [...]

2018-10-04T13:36:00+00:00October 4th, 2018|

1 officer dead, 7 others shot in Florence, S.C.

Oct. 3 (UPI) -- One police officer died as a total of eight people, including seven law enforcement officers, sustained gunshot wounds Wednesday after a suspect opened fire in Florence, S.C., local officials said. Chief Deputy Glen Kirby told WBTW-TV in Myrtle Beach, S.C, that the officer that was killed worked with the Florence Police Department. He also [...]

2018-10-04T13:31:01+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Intern for Democratic congresswoman arrested for ‘doxxing’ GOP senators

By Ray Downs  (3) Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Sen. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 27 on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, Jackson Lee's intern was arrested for posting personal information of Republican senators during the hearing. Photo by Melina Mara/UPI | License Photo Oct. 4 (UPI) [...]

2018-10-04T13:25:32+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Kavanaugh FBI report delivered to Senate,

By Daniel Uria  (2) Protesters demonstrate in a vigil Wednesday in opposition of the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Photo Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Senate judiciary committee received the FBI's investigative report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh early Thursday and will begin [...]

2018-10-04T13:19:14+00:00October 4th, 2018|

On this day in history

By UPI Staff  (0) On October 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-American justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Photo courtesy Library of Congress Oct. 2 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1925, Scottish inventor John Logie Baird performed the first test of a working television system. In 1950, the [...]

2018-10-03T13:45:39+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Texas man filling potholes with help from YouTube videos

By Ben Hooper  (0) Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A Texas man fed up with his city's pothole problem is leading an effort to fill in the gaps in the road using techniques learned from YouTube. Zach Weeks said he, his wife and a friend learned to fill potholes from watching YouTube tutorials and then they bought [...]

2018-10-03T13:30:46+00:00October 3rd, 2018|