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1 killed in Elk City tornado Tuesday, another death in Wisconsin

As many as 70 homes in Elk City, a town of about 12,000 people around 110 miles (180 km) west of Oklahoma City, were damaged or destroyed by the storm, CBS affiliate KWTV reported, citing officials. Chetek is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Eau Claire. A series of storms throughout the eastern part of the Texas Panhandle witnessed four tornadoes spotted throughout the afternoon, as well as heavy damage in some ...


Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Brown's former chief of staff Elias "Ronnie" Simmons, 51, of Laurel, Maryland, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and one count of theft of government property in February, according to a Justice Department statement .



Texas Bans Sanctuary Cities Despite Police Opposition

The Legislature completed approval of the bill May 3, 2017. SB 4 would also criminalize any refusal by law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, thereby banning "sanctuary" cities. Texas doesn't now have any sanctuary cities but that hasn't stopped Governor Abbott and other leaders from pushing to ban them. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has been a harsh critic of the proposal.


Santa Maria honors fallen police officers at ceremony

Santa Maria honors fallen police officers at ceremony

The ceremony is conducted annually in observance of national Police Memorial Day. Nationally, 145 peace officers died in the line of duty. Cpl. Virgle Dewey Knight, Jr., Special Deputy Ronald Henry Terwilliger and Sgt. Not everyone came up and said thank you. Attorney general Steve Marshall adds "we saw family members here today whose names and loved ones were on that monument and none of us can completely appreciate what they've suffered or lost but at the same time we can acknowledge it, ...


Aditi Ashok to tee up at Kingsmill golf

Aditi Ashok to tee up at Kingsmill golf

Through 10 LPGA events, there have been 10 different winners. "I have great memories from past year", she said. The South Korean-born New Zealander has not posted a tournament victory in 18 starts since last July, leaving her just 0.25 points ahead of world number two Ryu So-Yeon in the rankings.


Here's the Shortlist for President Trump's New FBI director

Here's the Shortlist for President Trump's New FBI director

Russian Federation has denied the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. Democrats have accused Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI's probe and have called for some type of independent inquiry into the matter. -U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson , a Bush appointee who struck down the centerpiece of the Obama administration's health care law in 2010. Other candidates include former NY police commissioner Raymond Kelly, former Republican senator Kelly Ayotte, and South ...