A 47-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after she was accused of hitting an El Paso firefighter with her vehicle and fleeing on Transmountain Road.
Residents of Jakarta are calling on the government to better prepare the city for flooding after being forced from their homes yet again.
As Wendy’s readies itself to launch breakfast nationwide on Monday, the chain is preparing to go head-to-head against rivals like McDonald’s with a menu that touts its quality.
Tiffany and Matt Thome of Thome Plumbing Co. stand with Cecilia Soibel [center] of PS Rapp Sewer and Plumbing. The two companies recently merged. [Photo provided by Tiffany Thome] PLACES Thome Plumbing Co. and PS Rapp Sewer and Plumbing have merged into one company, operating under Thome Plumbing. Serving the West […]
Court says Trump can withhold law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with immigration authorities.
The Trump administration can withhold federal money from seven states, as well as New York City, over their cooperation on immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Oscar-winning actor George Clooney says Nespresso still has “work to do” after an investigation claimed to uncover child labor at six of its suppliers in Guatemala.
Papa John’s shares tumbled more than 10% Wednesday after the company said it has temporarily closed 50 franchised stores in China as a result of the coronavirus and reported a decline in same-store sales for the year.
An Aurora couple was sentenced in federal court this week for their role in a large-scale black market marijuana grow operation, the first people to be sent to prison as part of a massive Denver-area drug take-down announced last year. Huanyu Yan, 54, and You Lan Xiang, 50, received 36 […]
The victim said the suspect and another man both carried handguns, and that the suspect fired one shot near his legs, aimed at his head and then jumped on the man’s car when he tried to drive away, punching the…
A Chicago preservation group Wednesday released its annual list of buildings or areas the group considers most at risk of being demolished.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House leaders proposed a 5-cent gas tax hike on Wednesday as part of a larger bill aimed at increasing funding for transportation. The proposal would also increase fees on ride-hailing services and end the state’s sales tax exemption for the purchase of vehicles by rental car […]
A Florida woman accused of zipping her boyfriend inside a suitcase, taunting him on video and then leaving him to die has been arrested for his death. Sarah Boone was charged on Tuesday with one count of second-degree murder in the killing of 42-year-old Jorge Torres Jr., according to the […]
Attendees of an upcoming gathering are being asked to confirm they have not traveled to China, Italy, Japan or South Korea.
Protesters who’ve set up another camp near the site of Monday’s police raid are setting tires on fire around the tracks as freight trains move through.
Normal resting heart rates can vary widely among healthy adults, according to a recent study. [Adobestock photo] The American Heart Association considers a resting heart rate [RHR] of between 60 and 100 beats per minute [bpm] to be normal for adults. However, a recent study concluded that when it comes to […]
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) – It’s expected to cost $20,000 to redesign nearly two dozen doorways at the Rhode Island Veterans Home because they are not suitable for residents with larger wheelchairs, officials say. The $121 million long-term care facility that opened in 2017 has hired an architectural firm to design […]
First lady Chirlane McCray admitted she’s “thinking” about running for Brooklyn borough president when her husband Mayor de Blasio leaves office. “The truth is I have not announced that I’m running for Brooklyn borough president — I am thinking about it — but there’s no announcement, no plan,”…
Myanmar President U Win Myint arrived in India on Wednesday on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with the top leadership here to deepen bilateral ties.
The accused, Sudhakar Chaturvedi, had filed an application seeking that the case diary be deposited in the court under section 172 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had, however, objected to the application saying that section 172 (3) clearly indicates that the no such diary […]
The deadly violence in Delhi drew sharp reactions from US lawmakers with the mainstream media prominently reporting it along with the visit of President Trump. Reacting to the violence in Delhi that has claimed at least 24 lives, the House Foreign Affairs Committee said its chairman Eliot Engel was “deeply […]
Prominent Muslim body Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Wednesday demanded action against BJP leader Kapil Mishra and the police officers in whose presence he made remarks that allegedly incited violence in Delhi.
The city voted 6 to 0 to require all restaurants to use biodegradable or recyclable food packaging.
After two days of communal clashes that claimed 27 lives, a brittle quiet settled over parts of northeast Delhi on Wednesday but there was violence in some other places with shops set ablaze and the body of an IB staffer found in a drain. Security personnel were spread out across […]
Six candidates on stage came out swinging against the seventh: front-runner Bernie Sanders, who spent a lot of time defending his policies and ideology. CBS News’ Danya Bacchus joins CBSN from Charleston with the highlights.
Chipotle illegally fired a worker for using sick leave and didn’t pay her for time-off she used to take care of herself and her family, officials said. The Mexican fast-food joint agreed to reinstate the worker at the Chipotle on East 14th Street in Manhattan, pay wages for three times […]
Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to a remote island in the Pacific, as the world worked to halt the fast-spreading virus that for the first time counted more new cases […]
The nearly century-old Washington Park National Bank building, 6300 S. Cottage Grove Ave., is facing demolition. | Leslie Adkins/For the Sun-Times Preservation Chicago listed the Washington Park National Bank among seven of Chicago’s most endangered buildings in 2020. A long-vacant South Side bank building targeted for demolition has been listed […]
Maria Dizzia stars in the national touring production of “What the Constitution Means to Me.” | Provided “What the Constitution Means to Me” begins with Schreck’s 15-year-old self in awe of the Constitution and then moves into stories about her life and the lives of her mother, maternal grandmother and […]
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Feb. 25 The Bowling Green Daily News on a medical marijuana bill facing the Senate: We believe that people who are suffering from terminal illnesses that cause immense pain should have options to help mitigate that pain. No one with a terminal illness should […]
At least 24 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump’s first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday.Shops, Muslim shrines and…
WASHINGTON — The Leon Rose era is around the corner. Rose will start as Knicks president on Sunday, nearly one month after his predecessor Steve Mills was fired, according to the New York Times. Rose, the longtime power agent at Creative Artists Agency, will then be tasked with assembling a […]
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Feb. 23 The Winston-Salem Journal on the most recent court ruling against a bill targeting voter fraud: No means no. As far as the courts are concerned, the state’s Voter ID law is ill-conceived, unfair and calculated to disadvantage a certain group of […]
President Trump and federal health officials will hold a news conference on the coronavirus outbreak at 6 p.m. ET tonight. His administration’s response to the growing outbreak has come under fire. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joined CBSN to discuss what we can expect.
Technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real-time is now being used by Transportation Security Administration officers at several security checkpoint lanes at Boston Logan International Airport. Boston was one of the first airports in the nation to test Credential Authentication […]
PORT ST. LUCIE — J.D. Davis, a day after suffering a hard fall, received the best possible news. Davis underwent an MRI on his left shoulder early Wednesday morning and the test did not show a ton of inflammation of any new structural damage, according to Mets GM Brodie Van […]
The man, 29, is connected to several stolen vehicles throughout February, police say.
The NCAA said Detroit Mercy didn’t appeal the punishment because there was no appeal process available, despite UDM’s account Tuesday.
Oversight of charter schools needs to be strengthened to ensure tax dollars are spent productively, says a nonprofit public affairs research group
Members of parliament were invited to a screening of nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, a documentary about Colten Boushie, in Ottawa on Tuesday night.
Coaches praised the Michiganian’s unique sound and said there hasn’t been anyone like him in the history of the show
Authorities in northwestern Iowa have identified a man whose body was found nearly two weeks ago inside a burning home.
Our bill to end prison gerrymandering in Colorado is just one step away from becoming law. Earlier this month, the House voted to pass HB 1010, and now the Senate has done the same. If it is signed by the governor, as we expect it to be, this bill would […]
A dog stuck on a cliff in a rock quarry near Montana Vista was rescued by deputies after being trapped for three days.
Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual kicking off the Catholic Church’s Lenten season in traditional fashion, while other Masses in northern Italy were canceled over fears of the new coronavirus.Francis and a long line of priests, bishops and cardinals processed through Rome’s Aventine hi…