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Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff

Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infra...

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff

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New York man arrested after calling 911 to say he was violating his probation, sheriff says A 62-year-old man has been arrested for alleged probation violations in New York after authorities said he called 911 and told them he was violating his probation....
20:42 2019-07-01

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
23:56 2019-05-23

Climate Change Has Made Our Stormwater Infrastructure Obsolete We are not ready for the extreme rainfall coming with climate change. A quick dramatic thunderstorm in New York on Wednesday flooded Staten Island so badly that brown murky water joined bus riders for their evening ride home. Read more......
23:56 2019-08-02

Georgia sheriff charged with grabbing elderly man by throat ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff has been arrested on felony charges after he grabbed an elderly man by the throat outside the sheriff’s office. Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren is charged with battery, elder abuse and violat...
17:00 2019-05-30

Officials: Houston man first to be charged under bump stock ban Authorities in Houston said they believe they've laid the country's first charges for possessing a bump stock since the law went into effect in March....
15:00 2019-09-06

Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe Ajay Dhingra drew the authorities’ focus after he sent an email asking former President George W. Bush to “send one of your boys to come murder me,” records show....
15:28 2019-09-06

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
08:28 2019-06-05

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners....
20:56 2019-06-14

Houston school bus driver charged with DWI blames it on bad donut A Houston school bus driver who authorities say drove drunk with children on board, has blamed her bad driving on an upset stomach caused by foul donut....
21:14 2019-06-01

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14:32 2019-05-21

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking girl he met playing Minecraft when she was 12 A deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a girl he met playing the online computer game Minecraft. The girl was just 12.        ...
21:28 2019-08-01

Former Louisiana sheriff charged with rape, incest dating back to 1975 A former longtime Louisiana sheriff has been arrested on rape and incest charges dating back to 1975, authorities said. Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, 56, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape, two coun...
17:28 2019-06-13

Former police officer charged with murder for botched Houston raid Prosecutors charged a former Houston police officer on Friday with two counts of murder and another ex-officer with evidence tampering, in connection with a deadly drug raid that was based on bogus information, officials said....
07:00 2019-08-24

Roger Clemens’ son Kory charged with drunken driving in Houston HOUSTON — The 30-year-old son of retired pitcher Roger Clemens has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Officers stopped Kory Allen Clemens early Tuesday after watching the pickup truck he was driving speed down a Houston street and run a red l...
04:56 2019-05-22

Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
19:28 2019-09-12

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk by climate change, a government-backed study released on Thursday showed....
22:56 2019-07-04

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
12:56 2019-09-20

Houston day care bus driver charged over death of 3-year-old in 113-degree vehicle Police arrested a former Houston day care bus driver Tuesday in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found dead in a hot bus last year....
06:28 2019-07-24

Ex-Houston police officer charged with felony murder in deadly drug raid A former Houston police officer has been charged with two counts of felony murder in connection to a botched narcotics raid earlier this year that left two people and their dog dead and four officers wounded....
08:14 2019-08-24

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
04:28 2019-06-06

‘Dishonoring the Badge’: Former Houston Police Officers Charged With Murder Over Deadly Drug Raid Houston police are throwing the book at two of their officers who were caught lying about having an informant during a drug raid that left two people dead and five fellow law enforcement officials injured....
19:28 2019-08-24

Dangling protesters shut down Houston bridge ahead of Democratic presidential candidates debate Hours before the Democratic presidential candidates debate, anti-fossil fuel protesters forced the closure of a bridge outside Houston.        ...
05:14 2019-09-13

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unharmed.        ...
23:14 2019-05-24

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise that officers responded to a call Thursday and took ...
16:42 2019-06-21

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
20:42 2019-06-05

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
21:28 2019-06-10

Houston police: Human remains that may be a child found in Arkansas area where a man says he dumped missing Houston girl HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police: Human remains that may be a child found in Arkansas area where a man says he dumped missing Houston girl. The post Houston police: Human remains that may be a child found in Arkansas area where a man says he dumped miss...
02:56 2019-06-01

Climate protesters tell carmakers 'the party is over' Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel's government prepares to unveil climate protecti...
02:42 2019-09-16

Climate protesters try to block UK's Johnson as he goes to palace Demonstrators from Greenpeace tried to block the wide ceremonial avenue leading to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday as Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson was driving up it in a convoy to meet Queen Elizabeth to begin his term as leader....
18:14 2019-07-24

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Saturday a...
00:42 2019-06-23

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Ital...
23:28 2019-05-24

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:14 2019-06-20

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
13:42 2019-06-10

Climate change protesters take over red carpet at Venice Film Festival The demonstrators got the support of rocker Mick Jagger and veteran actor Donald Sutherland, who will walk that red carpet later to present their thriller The Burnt Orange Heresy....
00:56 2019-09-08

The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on climate protests around a coal mine in western Germany (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Hundreds of climate activists have ended their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordere...
15:00 2019-06-23

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offen...
14:00 2019-08-22

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action In Canberra and Kabul, Cape Town and Berlin, and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit...
18:00 2019-09-20

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the German city of Cologne....
00:00 2019-07-09

French police criticised for using pepper spray on climate protesters Video showing police removing seated demonstrators in Paris causes outrage on social mediaFrance’s interior minister has asked the Paris police chief to explain a controversial riot police operation to remove climate activists from a bridge, after a ...
11:28 2019-07-01

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, dema...
22:42 2019-06-27

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion eve...
08:01 2019-05-26

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
11:14 2019-09-13

Climate protesters crash red carpet at Venice film Biennale Hundreds rushed the red carpet on the Venice International Film Festival's final day to demand climate action and a ban on cruise ships in the Italian city. Banners read: "Our home is on fire" and "No to cruise ships."...
17:56 2019-09-07

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports s...
01:42 2019-06-23

Climate Protesters Arrested At Texas Port During US Presidential Debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
15:56 2019-09-13

Climate change protesters arrested after super-gluing themselves to US Capitol Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebe...
08:28 2019-07-24

Queensland police to get new powers to search climate change protesters Crackdown includes new laws that make it illegal to possess a device used for locking on, and comes as Extinction Rebellion ramps up activitiesQueensland police will be given new powers to search suspected climate change protesters, as the state gove...
05:28 2019-08-20

German climate protesters block train carrying Volkswagen cars Dozens of climate protesters tied themselves to a train track in front of a freight train to protest the German government's 'failed climate policy.'...
11:56 2019-08-14

London climate change protesters daub Brazilian embassy blood red Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against indigenous peoples living there....
10:42 2019-08-13

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
16:28 2019-06-23

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
16:14 2019-07-02

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
01:56 2019-09-13

UPDATE 8-Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
06:42 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
17:14 2019-07-02

With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured a "bleeding" red carpet ahead of the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to draw attention to the apparel industry’s impact on the environment....
11:14 2019-09-13

Rockets star James Harden buys minority stake in MLS' Houston Dynamo, NWSL's Houston Dash Houston Rockets guard James Harden purchased a minority stake in the ownership group that controls the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash.       ...
02:28 2019-07-19

'Our house is on fire.' Global Climate Strike draws out hundreds of thousands of protesters in New York, DC At least 100,000 people joined the Global Climate Strike in New York City as high school students around the world skipped class to protest        ...
01:14 2019-09-21

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest...
02:00 2019-05-24

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
10:00 2019-05-24

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
07:28 2019-05-24

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
15:28 2019-05-31

Vakrangee To Set Up EV Charging Infrastructure Across India The company has targeted to reach at least 75,000 outlets by FY2021-22 and 3,00,000 outlets by FY2024-25, giving it an India-wide presence. Vakrangee plans to leverage this deep presence by providing......
10:00 2019-07-17

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
20:42 2019-06-19

5G infrastructure revenues will nearly double in 2020 Revenue generated from 5G infrastructure will nearly double to $4.2 billion next year, as operators around the world begin to launch next-generation network services, says Gartner.The first commercial 5G services went live last year in the US, with S...
15:42 2019-08-22

Why IFM Investors remains 'optimistic' on US infrastructure Brett Himbury of IFM Investors says he is optimistic that, over time, there will be policy in the U.S. that invests "more substantially" in the infrastructure needs in America....
11:14 2019-06-06

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettling, a far more significant, yet less recognized, ...
23:28 2019-06-04

Judge fined, debarred 30 months for violating Hatch Act The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Tuesday that an immigration judge will face a $1,000 fine and 30-month debarment for violating the Hatch Act....
08:28 2019-09-18

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry’s biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws...
10:42 2019-08-20

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids’ privacy law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google’s video site YouTube $136 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. Google will pay an additional $34 million ...
16:42 2019-09-04

Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law If you like sports, you probably know Barstool. Even if you don’t, you probably know Barstool as the online home for sports-adjacent bros who are also deeply interested in racism, misogyny and being all-around dicks online....
03:42 2019-08-14

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley drew scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treaty...
23:56 2019-05-29

Judge fined, disbarred 30 months for violating Hatch Act The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Tuesday that an immigration judge will face a $1,000 fine and 30-month disbarment for violating the Hatch Act....
15:14 2019-09-18

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
15:56 2019-07-02

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
03:56 2019-06-13

RBI Penalises HDFC Bank For Violating Know Your Customer Norms The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on private sector lender HDFC Bank for violating norms related to know your customer....
16:00 2019-06-19

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
20:01 2019-05-21

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
21:00 2019-05-22

PG&E completes safety inspection of distribution infrastructure Electric utility PG&E Corp said on Wednesday it has completed visual inspections of about 99% of its distribution infrastructure to provide additional precautionary measures intended to reduce wildfire risk....
22:56 2019-06-19

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories establishe...
14:56 2019-08-13

Unreliable charging infrastructure preventing EV rollout Variety of charging operators has led to inconsistencies Quality, not quantity, is the problem for Britain’s charging infrastructure, says report The UK’s public charging infrastructure is just about keeping pace with electric car expansion, but t...
14:14 2019-07-10

Unreliable charging infrastructure prevents EV rollout Variety of charging operators has led to inconsistencies Quality, not quantity, is the problem for Britain’s charging infrastructure, says report The UK’s public charging infrastructure is just about keeping pace with electric car expansion, but t...
08:28 2019-07-10

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
17:28 2019-06-11

Which? calls for rural 4G infrastructure sharing deal Consumer watchdog Which? has urged mobile operators and the government to conclude to a network sharing arrangement if a target of 95 per cent landmass 4G coverage is to be achieved.The organisation has published a report that shows 80 per cent of th...
04:42 2019-08-09

This Northeast state has the worst infrastructure in the US. Where does yours rank? Between poor roads and broken down bridges, some of these states might need major updates on infrastructure.        ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Record Temperatures Put Europe's Infrastructure Under Strain Record-breaking temperatures are testing whether Europe is prepared to face summer heat closer to that in the Mojave Desert than the continent’s traditionally temperate climate....
17:28 2019-07-02

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
23:14 2019-07-02

BJP MP Spotted Violating Traffic Rules In UP, Promises To Make Amends BJP MP Sanghmitra Maurya was found flouting traffic rules on Friday, travelling in a car with windows covered by black film, and her driver and security guard not wearing seat belts....
15:56 2019-09-13

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
05:14 2019-06-05

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
01:56 2019-07-03

Deutsche Bank fined over $16 million for violating US corruption laws Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the US regulator said in a statement. The Securities a...
19:00 2019-08-23

Iran still violating 2015 nuclear deal, UN watchdog finds A report from the United Nations atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stockpile low-enriched uranium beyond the limitations outlined in the 2015 nuclear deal, the Associated Press reported Friday....
04:00 2019-08-31

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist position was arrested on arrival. Related: Iran breaks n...
15:56 2019-07-07

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
03:56 2019-05-31

Comey Is Criticized by Justice Dept. Watchdog for Violating F.B.I. Rules The department’s inspector general said the former F.B.I. director set “a dangerous example” by releasing memos about his interactions with President Trump to people outside the bureau....
09:14 2019-08-30

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
00:14 2019-05-24

Real Housewives' Luann de Lesseps Taken Into Custody for Violating Probation Luann de Lesseps was taken into custody Thursday morning for allegedly violating her probation. She has since been released. According to documents obtained by E! News, The Real......
21:42 2019-05-23

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
09:28 2019-07-20

Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enough to protect children....
19:28 2019-09-04

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of ...
10:28 2019-07-11

U.S. sues Edward Snowden for violating non-disclosure agreement with new book Whistleblower Edward Snowden's new memoir violates the non-disclosure agreements he signed while working for the government, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday....
08:28 2019-09-18

Xiaomi Dismisses Head of Africa Arm for Violating Chinese Decency Law Xiaomi confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behaviour....
15:00 2019-05-24

Google Fined $170 Million For Violating Kids' Privacy Law On YouTube Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it illegally collected data about children younger than age 13 who watched toy videos and television shows on YouTube, settling a long-running......
04:42 2019-09-05

Russia accuses Facebook, Google of violating political ad laws Russia is once again butting heads with internet giants over their political advertising. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor has accused Facebook and Google of allowing political ads during regional elections on September 8th despite being a ban....
07:00 2019-09-09

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until sanctions are lifted....
19:42 2019-07-09

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she wouldn’t toss President Trump’s former adviser in jail for violating h...
00:14 2019-07-17

Sanders: ‘Insane’ to talk infrastructure after Pelosi remark WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says “it’s insane” to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH’-see) did not accuse President Donald Trump of a “cover-up.&...
16:28 2019-05-23

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
06:42 2019-06-15

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland....
00:14 2019-07-13

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line f...
21:28 2019-06-01

Drive-thru brothels: why cities are building 'sexual infrastructure' From covered stalls for prostitution in Germany to community centres for sex workers in New Zealand, some cities now include sex work in their urban policyNicole Schulze was 24 years old and €40,000 (£36,6616) in debt when she decided to become a pro...
19:42 2019-09-02

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
20:28 2019-07-14

Centre To Spend Rs 100 Lakh Crore For Infrastructure For Next 5 Years Union Budget 2019: The centre will spend Rs 100 lakh crore on infrastructure upgradation over the next five years, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting Union Budget 2019-20 in the......
11:28 2019-07-05

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his requ...
02:01 2019-05-22

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada....
05:42 2019-05-22

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
13:42 2019-05-22

India's Traffic Problem Needs Better Infrastructure More Than Just Hefty Fines The hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicle Act may not be enough to battle India's problem of traffic and road accidents or that is what the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) believes....
21:00 2019-09-12

Will Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the Red Fort in Delhi on the 73rd Independence Day. This was his sixth consecutive address to the nation as the Prime Minister ever since......
07:00 2019-08-15

Centre To Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the government make a massive investment of Rs 100 lakh crore to develop modern infrastructure that will help double the size of the economy to $5 trillion......
07:00 2019-08-15

If US goes after Iranian infrastructure, oil prices will stay high: Equity pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team discusses oil markets after attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities with Andy Lipow of Lipow Oil Associates and Mike Kelly of Seaport Global Securities....
21:56 2019-09-16

Antin Infrastructure hires banks to sell UK gas pipeline Antin Infrastructure Partners has hired investment banks to kick-start a potential $1.5 billion-plus sale of one of Britain's biggest gas pipelines, banking sources and an executive at a subsidiary of the buyout fund said....
14:14 2019-09-04

RPT-Antin Infrastructure hires banks to sell UK gas pipeline Antin Infrastructure Partners has hired investment banks to kick-start a potential $1.5 billion-plus sale of one of Britain's biggest gas pipelines, banking sources and an executive at a subsidiary of the buyout fund said....
14:14 2019-09-04

'Do I risk it?' Your photos of the world's best and worst cycling infrastructure From Hong Kong to Cape Town, Seoul to Selly Oak, here are some of the standout examplesBike lanes blocked by bollards, potholes, contradictory signs and “the world’s shortest bike lane”: when we asked for examples of the best and worst cycle infrastr...
20:01 2019-06-27

China Oil Trader Sanctioned For Violating Iran Restrictions: Mike Pompeo The United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday....
20:14 2019-07-22

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
03:28 2019-05-23

BCCI Accepts Karthik's Apology For Violating Contract Clause: Official Dinesh Karthik tendered an "unconditional apology" for violating BCCI's central contract clause by watching a Caribbean Premier League game from Trinbago Knight Riders's dressing room...
11:00 2019-09-16

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
20:28 2019-06-07

Kashmiri Businessman Fined 62 Lakhs For Violating Foreign Exchange Rules The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has asked a Kashmiri businessman to pay Rs 62 lakh as penalty for an alleged violation of the foreign exchange rules. The man, Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali,......
02:28 2019-08-31

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
20:28 2019-06-27

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enough to protect children....
16:42 2019-09-04

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was slapped with 15 days of administrative detention for...
15:14 2019-08-21

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials are in a meeting today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The meeting comes a day after Pakistan removed......
10:00 2019-07-14

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
02:42 2019-06-13

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
17:14 2019-06-11

Trump and Pelosi can still work together, but an infrastructure deal is likely dead, Mulvaney says Mick Mulvaney says President Trump and Speaker Pelosi will have to cooperate on raising the debt ceiling, passing a budget and approving the USMCA trade deal....
16:00 2019-06-12

MG Motor India Partners With Delta Electronics To Set Up EV Charing Infrastructure We'd already told you that MG Motor India will be launching the e-ZS electric car in the country very soon and as part of its commitment to developing the ecosystem for EVs in India, the company today......
15:14 2019-08-29

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories help investors maintain a balanced portfolio to ensure they’ll never lose more mon...
09:14 2019-08-19

Blog: India's Traffic Problem Needs Better Infrastructure More Than Just Hefty Fines The hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicle Act may not be enough to battle India's problem of traffic and road accidents or that is what the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) believes....
16:42 2019-09-13

Munich’s Zeuz offloads multiplayer infrastructure to ‘backend badasses’ Munich's Zeuz wants to be the "backend badass" of games. That means it tackles the issues related to keeping an online multiplayer game operating anywhere.Read More...
23:14 2019-09-07

Trump blasts Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation, balks on infrastructure President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russia investigation, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:42 2019-05-22

Malware attacks on infrastructure and state-run facilities shot up 200% in 2019 If you’ve noticed a recent uptick in cyberattacks targeting infrastructure and government facilities, you’re not alone. Aside from utilizing more sophisticated capabilities, the attacks are coming at us with an alarming frequency. Now, according to a...
09:14 2019-08-06

Russian state bank VTB buys more grain trade infrastructure Russia's second-biggest bank VTB said on Monday it was buying a controlling stake in Russian railway holding company RTC, a major transporter of grain and timber cargo....
10:28 2019-06-03

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' we...
19:00 2019-07-10

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
07:42 2019-06-04

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — an...
20:28 2019-05-22

Global 5G wireless network infrastructure revenues to double to $4.2b in 2020 Revenues from fifth-generation (5G) wireless network infrastructure are expected to increase by 89 per cent to $4.2 billion globally in 2020 when compared to $2.2 billion last year as more telecom operators are expected to go live.In 2021, it is expe...
15:42 2019-08-22

Lack of focus on security of Australia's critical infrastructure: ASPI The maturity and understanding of operational technology risk lags that of IT systems. The Australian Cyber Security Centre could take a lead role in bridging the knowledge gap, says a new paper....
09:14 2019-07-02

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
04:42 2019-05-22

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
00:00 2019-05-22

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum...
04:56 2019-05-22

50 Dead In Hurricane Dorian, 90 Per Cent Infrastructure Damaged In Bhamas Bahamas authorities have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 50 with the number expected to climb, local media reported, as thousands are evacuated from the archipelago's hardest-hit......
17:42 2019-09-10

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
15:42 2019-06-05

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
00:42 2019-06-11

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S...
15:42 2019-08-17

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
09:00 2019-09-07

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of ...
03:14 2019-07-17

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on...
22:14 2019-08-16

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
16:28 2019-05-31

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
16:28 2019-05-21

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
23:56 2019-05-22

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
14:14 2019-05-23

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathe...
14:31 2019-05-21

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
20:42 2019-05-24

Vectra: Ransomware attacks are spreading to cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure Ransomware is spreading to wider targets, such as cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure, according to a report by security firm Vectra.Read More...
14:42 2019-08-07

'American Idol' alum Antonella Barba back in jail after violating terms of release Former "American Idol" star Antonella Barba, awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to dealing fentanyl, is back in custody.        ...
01:42 2019-09-18

YouTube slapped with record $170M fine over violating children’s privacy laws YouTube and its parent company Google have been hit with a $170 million fine for violating a children’s privacy law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.       ...
03:00 2019-09-05

Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account for tweet violating threats policy Twitter locked Mitch McConnell's campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, for posting a video of a profanity-laden protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, Kentucky....
09:28 2019-08-09

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency task...
20:56 2019-07-22

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
20:14 2019-05-29

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
19:14 2019-06-13

YouTube Bans Anti-Nazi Documentary From 1938 For Violating Hate Speech Policy “Inside Nazi Germany” is one of the most important anti-Nazi documentaries in history. First released on January 20, 1938, the 15-minute movie became one of the first explicitly anti-Nazi newsreels to play in U.S. theaters and provided an early glimp...
17:56 2019-08-30

Illegal immigrant rape suspect released from Maryland jail, violating detainer policy, ICE says An illegal immigrant accused of rape was released from a Maryland jail three days after being arrested -- despite a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to keep the man in custody, according to federal officials. ...
16:42 2019-08-20

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
06:56 2019-06-05

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Suspended 20 Games For Violating MLB's Domestic Violence Policy MLB announced on Saturday that Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will serve a 20-game suspension for violating the league’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Urias was arrested on May 13 on suspicion of domestic violence after...
23:42 2019-08-17

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
05:14 2019-06-03

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
06:42 2019-09-16

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
17:56 2019-09-17

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
02:28 2019-06-28

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
02:00 2019-05-29

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
23:42 2019-09-20

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
20:42 2019-09-19

YouTube Bans Anti-Nazi Documentary From 1938 For Violating Hate Speech Policy [Updated] “Inside Nazi Germany” is one of the most important anti-Nazi documentaries in history. First released on January 20, 1938, the 15-minute movie became one of the first explicitly anti-Nazi newsreels to play in U.S. theaters and provided an early glimp...
23:28 2019-08-30

Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Suspended For Remainder Of MLB Season For Violating Domestic Violence Policy Days after prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, Major League Baseball announced that Herrera has been suspended for 85 games....
04:14 2019-07-06

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
01:28 2019-07-11

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday....
12:42 2019-07-02

Western Digital buys Kazan Networks to expand data infrastructure portfolio The company is also aiming to expand its portfolio of fabric-enabled architectures including the OpenFlex composable disaggregated infrastructure platform that was released last year....
18:28 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as...
17:28 2019-06-05

Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Bass say their infrastructure bill will boost local jobs, rebuild communities The Build Local, Hire Local Act would make sure that we are building and repairing all of our communities – and it would make sure that we are hiring from those same communities too, write Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Karen Bass....
22:00 2019-08-02

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal with lawmakers to tackle the nation's infrastructure needs.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared Friday ...
18:42 2019-05-24

Baton Systems raises $12 million for blockchain-inspired bank payments infrastructure Baton Systems, a provider of bank-to-bank payments infrastructure modeled on blockchain technology, today announced $12 million in series A funding.Read More...
20:14 2019-08-30

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
14:56 2019-05-21

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
09:14 2019-09-19

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias accepts 20-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy MLB suspended Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Julio Urias for 20 games because of a violation of the league's domestic violence policy.       ...
07:14 2019-08-18

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors with its Siri digital assistant without consent. The lawsuit comes after The Guardian reported that th...
04:56 2019-08-08

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions betwee...
00:28 2019-07-02

Police in Las Vegas pulled over a driver suspected of violating carpool-lane rules. His excuse was that he had a body in the back. George Frey/Reuters A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on suspicion that a motorist was driving alone in the carpool lane on Monday. The driver claimed the body of a deceased person in the back of his van counted as a passenger...
17:01 2019-07-04

Texas school staffer colored in teen’s haircut with sharpie for violating dress code, lawsuit claims PEARLAND, Texas (NBC NEWS) – Staffers at a Texas junior high school colored in a black teen’s fade haircut with a jet-black Sharpie to discipline him for violating the school dress code, according to a lawsuit filed by his parents. Dante ...
15:28 2019-08-20

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
14:56 2019-08-21

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
22:56 2019-06-11

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
03:00 2019-05-23

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHundreds of thousands attend rallies across AustraliaHow you can get involved...
13:14 2019-09-20

Joe Arpaio wants to be sheriff again but will history haunt him? For voters who thought they had heard the last of Joe Arpaio, think again. The former Maricopa County Sheriff now wants another chance and last Sunday, the 87 year old announced he’s running for sheriff again. During his 24 year career, Joe Arp...
00:00 2019-08-28

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired Deputy Marco Lopez last week after he refused to r...
16:28 2019-05-23

Sheriff: Kentucky woman arrested for DUI twice in same day BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman was arrested for DUI twice in the same day. WBKO-TV cited the Warren County Regional Jail’s website and Sheriff Brett Hightower in reporting that 29-year-old Tiffany Hen...
18:00 2019-06-03

Joe Arpaio Says He Will Run Again for Maricopa County Sheriff Mr. Arpaio’s long and polarizing career has included a conviction for criminal contempt, a pardon from President Trump and a failed bid for the United States Senate....
18:56 2019-08-26

Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid to win old job back Controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he was running for his old Maricopa County job on Sunday, two years to the day since President Donald Trump pardoned him for a federal contempt conviction....
03:56 2019-08-27

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
17:56 2019-06-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
00:00 2019-05-22

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs: sheriff A reclusive Texas man last seen by his family in April was eaten by his own dogs — a large pack of aggressive canines that left behind just five bone fragments of their owner, authorities said Wednesday. Relatives of Freddie Mack, 57, told the Johnso...
23:56 2019-07-10

Sheriff’s deputies search for missing child TUCSON – Cochise County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 7-year-old boy. Officials say the child was last seen around 1:30pm on Sunday afternoon near Snyder Road in Sierra Vista. The child has bl...
02:28 2019-08-05

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
00:14 2019-06-01

Ex-Arizona sheriff Arpaio running to try to get his job back PHOENIX (AP) — The former metro Phoenix sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump on a conviction related to sweeps aimed at finding immigrants in the country illegally has announced that he will try to get back the job he lost in 2016. Republican J...
21:42 2019-08-26

Sheriff: 14-year-old killed his family, later confessed ELKMONT, Ala. (AP) — A teenager who called 911 about hearing gunshots has admitted to killing five members of his family, Alabama authorities said Tuesday. Deputies responding to the home in Elkmont early Tuesday morning found one adult and two minor...
21:42 2019-09-03

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the...
16:28 2019-06-05

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
03:56 2019-06-15

Sheriff: 4 more bodies found near boat fire Authorities say four more victims of a catastrophic dive boat fire have been found on the ocean floor off Southern California. At least eight are known dead. The Coast Guard says crews are searching for more than two dozen other missing persons. (Sep...
09:14 2019-09-03

Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
02:00 2019-09-18

Joe Arpaio wants to be sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona again Joe Arpaio is looking to get back in the saddle again as the former Arizona sheriff said Sunday that he plans to run for the position he lost in 2016. The former Maricopa County sheriff, who was pardoned last year by President Trump for a federal con...
07:00 2019-08-26

A California deputy is out of a job after he lied about getting shot, sheriff says A California deputy who lied about getting shot and humiliated his department is "no longer employed," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday....
05:56 2019-08-29

‘You Can’t Tell Nobody’: Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
08:28 2019-09-18

Whitney Houston will soon become a hologram Bad news for flesh-and-blood humans: Another one of our deceased icons has joined the undead legion of holograms, alongside recent inductees like Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, and Amy Winehouse. This comes from The New York Times, which says Whitney Hous...
14:42 2019-05-21

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
22:42 2019-06-20

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme that saw him pocket $675,000 in kickbacks, includin...
06:14 2019-08-02

Advocates, Democrats decry Joe Arpaio’s latest run for sheriff NBC NEWS – Immigration and civil rights advocates and Democrats decried the announcement that Joe Arpaio, who was charged with contempt of court and later pardoned by President Donald Trump, was running for his old job as an Arizona sheriff. Ar...
08:56 2019-08-28

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red S...
12:14 2019-06-06

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
23:28 2019-08-01

Pima County Sheriff’s deputy involved in crash TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a crash involving a deputy on the southwest side. According to officials, the driver of a pickup truck heading westbound on Valencia Road failed to stop their vehicle for a red l...
02:56 2019-09-03

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concerns from other beachgoers and a local news crew prompted a warning from the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office...
03:56 2019-07-04

Joe Arpaio announces bid for sheriff on second anniversary of Trump pardon Republican who branded himself ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ was voted out of office in 2016 after 24 years Joe Arpaio announced on Sunday – the second anniversary of his pardon by Donald Trump – that he will see re-election to his old job next year.A...
23:00 2019-08-26

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call the local sheriff as an expert witness. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Michael Drejka’s attorne...
15:56 2019-06-18

Breathitt Co. Sheriff: Two Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that the discovery of two bodies in Breathitt County is now being investigated as a murder suicide. According to the Breathitt County Sheriff’s Office Alice Herald, 55, and James Hale, 57, wer...
22:56 2019-06-17

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the deaths of two people in a small plane crash on a river levee in Louisiana. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets the single-engine plane crashed Wednesday beside the Atchafalay...
03:56 2019-06-13

The Latest: Sheriff: Child’s remains found in Arkansas HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the search for a 4-year-old Texas girl reported missing in early May (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Houston police say the remains of a child have been found in Arkansas in the vicinity of where a man says he dumped the bod...
02:56 2019-06-01

Sheriff: Deputy shoots man who attacked deputies with stool ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a deputy has shot and killed a man who attacked deputies with a bar stool in a home. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said at a news conference Tuesday that deputies were called to the Orlando home becau...
23:42 2019-06-11

Indicted sheriff ordered to surrender gun, not make threats COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has warned a suspended sheriff to not contact anyone in law enforcement about charges he jailed an innocent man and then created a fake police report to try to cover his tracks. The lawyer for suspended Chester C...
21:42 2019-05-21

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
10:14 2019-06-15

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Asking For Help Finding Missing Man LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing man. Reportedly 26-year-old Austin Rhodes of Corbin was last seen off KY-1223 about 8 miles south of London on June 10...
02:42 2019-06-17

Man arrested for stealing school buses for joyride: sheriff LIVINGSTON, La. — Authorities in Louisiana say a man has been arrested for stealing two school buses and taking them for a joyride. Online jail records say 30-year-old Zachary Anderson was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and unauthorized us...
16:28 2019-09-12

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The phones will serve as body cameras and will run on AT&T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety platf...
23:42 2019-07-18

Sheriff: Remains of missing 83-year-old hiker found TUCSON – Authorities identified what they believe are the remains of an 83-year-old hiker Wednesday morning. According to Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada, a hiker located a fanny pack and reported it to officials. The hiker then led officials ...
09:56 2019-07-11

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)  ...
23:56 2019-07-04

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of r...
08:00 2019-07-18

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deput...
05:14 2019-05-25

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all times local): 7 p.m. The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting is...
03:56 2019-06-19

State Auditor Finds Discrepancies In Former Sheriff’s Fee Account LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state auditor has now released the audit of the 2017 financial statement for former Leslie County Sheriff Delano Huff. In the report, auditor Mike Harmon talks about six issues that were found with the former sh...
17:28 2019-06-13

Top sheriff warns: Trump’s ‘done’ if illegal immigration isn’t slashed One of America’s top sheriffs and supporter of President Trump is warning that if the administration doesn’t curb the explosion of illegal immigration across the southern border, the president will lose reelection in 2020....
01:56 2019-05-31

S. Carolina sheriff ordered to pay $200K for wrongful arrest LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The sheriff’s department of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been ordered to pay $200,000 to a woman wrongfully arrested and charged with shoplifting from an area Walmart. The State reports a jury ruled that former D...
14:56 2019-06-06

Houston’s Verlander has no-hitter broken up in 7th HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros had his no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox broken up with one out in the seventh on a home run by Jose Abreu. Verlander retired his first five batters with three strikeouts before walking Yon...
06:14 2019-05-22

Houston hit with ‘worst flooding they’ve seen since Harvey’ Floodwaters grounded flights at Houston’s largest airport and shut down major roads throughout southeastern Texas Thursday — the heaviest rainfall since Hurricane Harvey slammed the city in 2017. The remnants of Tropical Rainstorm Imelda,...
22:14 2019-09-19

Houston’s Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says his rib was fractured during a massage. The 2015 AL Rookie of the Year is expected to be sidelined four-to-six weeks. He issued a statement through the team on Wednesday that says “I sustained ...
04:01 2019-05-30

Democrats take aim at gun owners in Houston debate Gun control featured prominently in the third Democratic debate in Houston, with most of the 10 candidates trying to one-up each other on the issue while also jabbing repeatedly at President Trump....
09:00 2019-09-13

Man re-arrested for fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11 Newly tested DNA evidence led to the re-arrest a man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016, authorities said Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-18

"Howdy, Modi": Houston To Welcome PM This September Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in September this year will have a star-spangled event in Houston, Texas. Called "Howdy, Modi", the "community summit" will see the Prime......
09:14 2019-07-18

After shooting tragedies, Cochise Sheriff will increase patrols in big stores COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – In light of the recent shooting tragedies in El Paso and Dayton, one local Sheriff wants to make sure his community is safe. Sheriff Mark J. Dannels of Cochise County said in a tweet his Department would increase patrols...
10:28 2019-08-08

4 bodies, including 2 infants, discovered by border agents, sheriff says Federal border patrol agents found four bodies, including two infants, in a brushy area near the Rio Grande River on Sunday evening and an investigation into their deaths is underway, reports said....
09:00 2019-06-24

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Aul...
15:56 2019-05-30

Florida sheriff ousted over Parkland massacre running for re-election The former sheriff who was suspended for his department’s bungling of the Parkland high school massacre is running to get his job back. Scott Israel filed paperwork Monday at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office stating his intenti...
02:42 2019-07-04

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
14:00 2019-06-05

Possible Jayme Closs kidnapper copycat killed 4 in Wisconsin: sheriff An unemployed Wisconsin man who gunned down three relatives before storming into another home and gunning down a 24-year-old woman may have been imitating the October abduction of teenager Jayme Closs and murder of her parents, a sheriff said. Chippe...
21:56 2019-07-31

ACLU: Georgia sheriff revises policy on ban of jail books SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a Georgia sheriff’s office has revised a policy that had prohibited inmates from receiving outside books and magazines by mail or from visitors. In April, the ACLU accused the Chatham...
21:56 2019-06-07

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the theme song for the American sitcom Cheers famously claims, “everybody knows your name”. And it’s true.But...
12:42 2019-06-09

Man breaks into sheriff’s office, brings donuts as ‘peace offering’ A Washington sheriff’s office reported the strange case of a burglar who was arrested after offering responding deputies a box of donuts as a “peace offering.” “People say cops love donuts but we don’t recommend this method of deliv...
00:14 2019-06-29

Pima County Sheriff’s Department celebrating National Night Out TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff’s Department is celebrating National Night Out with community events across southern Arizona. National Night Out is a nation-wide event aimed at creating a strong community relationship with law enforcement. Aug. 6, ...
04:14 2019-08-06

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
04:28 2019-06-06

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text excha...
03:00 2019-08-15

Broward sheriff fires 2 more deputies over Parkland shooting response South Florida investigators said Wednesday two more deputies have lost their jobs over the response to the 2018 shooting attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland....
20:56 2019-06-27

Georgia police dog shot and killed by deputy during pursuit, sheriff says A Georgia deputy, who authorities said “followed his training,” shot and killed a police dog after the canine bit him during a pursuit with a suspect, according to a sheriff’s office in the state....
06:28 2019-07-24

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County’s first black sheriff when he was appointed in ...
18:14 2019-05-25

Sheriff: Baby girl dies after 5 hours in Florida daycare van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an infant has died after being left in a hot van for hours outside a Florida daycare. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon out...
00:56 2019-05-23

A man walked into a sheriff's office and said he killed his daughter that day, police say A North Carolina father told a dispatcher that he was there to turn himself in for murder. The victim was his 15-year-old daughter.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Sheriff: Arrest made in 3 apparently random shooting deaths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 22-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in connection with three apparently random shooting deaths in a New Orleans suburb. And authorities say those shootings may be linked to a fourth death. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph ...
22:00 2019-06-19

An encounter outside Area 51 is imminent. This rural Nevada sheriff is ready. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee talks with the USA TODAY Network about how police are preparing for the Area 51 seekers in Rachel this week.       ...
14:14 2019-09-19

California sheriff's deputy who admitted sniper hoax is fired The Southern California sheriff's deputy who made up a story that a sniper shot him in the shoulder has been fired, the Los Angeles County sheriff said on Wednesday....
08:14 2019-08-29

Joe Arpaio announces run for seventh term as Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Sunday that he will seek a seventh term as the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, promising to reopen his infamous tent city jail and bring back controversial jail policies that drew the ire of civil rights advocates and made h...
03:00 2019-08-26

Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy fired in sniper claim The Los Angeles County Sheriff says a deputy who falsely reported being shot by a sniper is no longer with the force. Sheriff Alex Villanueva says former deputy Angel Reinosa could face prosecution for filing a false report. (Aug. 28)   &#...
04:14 2019-08-29

Georgia sheriff steps in after 140 people skipped jury duty DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for jury duty in his county failed to show up for court. WMAZ-TV reports courts in Laurens County faced a small crisis last week when only 6...
21:42 2019-06-23

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff is pleading guilty to four felony charges and resigning from his office. Tim Mitchell on Wednesday pleaded guilty in Ackerman to two counts of trafficking in stolen firearms and two counts of embezzle...
00:14 2019-06-13

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joyl...
05:42 2019-06-21

Nelson Co. Sheriff: Pair Held After Chase In Stolen Truck NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Nelson County arrested a man and woman Friday on multiple charges after authorities said they fled police in a stolen truck. James T. Smith The Nelson County Sheriff’s Department arrested 29-year-ol...
18:42 2019-06-15

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
01:14 2019-07-13

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda Cou...
21:28 2019-06-14

Los Angeles Deputy Who Faked Sniper Attack Is Terminated, Sheriff Says Angel Reinosa told the authorities he had been struck by bullets fired from a nearby apartment building on Aug. 21. He had actually cut holes in his shirt using a knife, officials said....
23:56 2019-08-28

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Houston Texans Some people are fans of the Houston Texans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Houston Texans. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
09:42 2019-08-22

Houston Expected to Host Third Democratic Debate on ABC A smaller field of candidates is expected for the third televised debate sponsored by the Democratic Party, which is finishing plans for the event in September....
02:14 2019-07-10

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
16:56 2019-09-12

Air France will test biometric boarding at JFK and Houston Air France-KLM plans to swap boarding passes for facial recognition on Air France flights departing from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City and George Bush International Airport (IAH) in Houston. The trial run is expected to....
23:42 2019-07-11

Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24 Anthony Gordon threw for 440 yards and three touchdowns for his third straight 400-yard game as No. 20 Washington State pulled away in the second half to get a 31-24 win over Houston on Friday night       ...
08:56 2019-09-14

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases for their candidacies. (Sept. 13)        ...
15:56 2019-09-13

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
23:28 2019-06-08

Houston heads to Dallas with El Capitan on the line The Texas Derby battle between the Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas will have a lot more than bragging rights riding on it when they meet Sunday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex....
22:14 2019-08-24

The Houston Texans thought they didn’t need a GM. They were wrong. Criticism is mounting that the Texans didn’t get enough for Jadeveon Clowney and gave up too much to get Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills in Saturday’s trades....
00:56 2019-09-02

10 Democrats qualify for next primary debate in Houston There will be just one night of debate in Houston next month among the Democratic field running for president, as just 10 candidates have qualified for the next primary event....
15:14 2019-08-29

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
21:56 2019-06-13

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won’t honor small town’s arrests DURANT, Iowa (AP) — The sheriff of an eastern Iowa county has declared that his jail will not book suspects arrested in one town because he doesn’t trust the officers there. Cedar County Sheriff Warren Wethington issued the directive last month...
19:28 2019-06-13

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental dr...
04:00 2019-06-22

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help in solving cold case PRESCOTT, Ariz.- Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is looking to solve the murder case of Arleen Cilione that occurred in Prescott, Ariz. on Sept. 19, 2002. According to the YCSO, Arleen Cilione was last seen at Donna’s Hut bar located in the Park Plaz...
11:56 2019-09-06

Pike County sheriff who investigated in Rhoden murders indicted on 16 charges The anonymous accusation said that the sheriff, who investigated the 2016 Rhoden murders, was taking money seized from drug cases to fund gambling.        ...
02:42 2019-06-29

'Cowards' spray Texas home with bullets, killing sleeping boy, 11: sheriff A Texas sheriff has reported the senseless killing of an 11-year-old boy by "cowards" after bullets were fired into a home where the boy and his siblings were sleeping....
18:28 2019-06-10

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
20:00 2019-06-13

Navajo County Sheriff’s searching for escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona Wanted poster for Robert Collins. HEBER, Ariz. – The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking an escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona. According to NCSO, Robert Collins fled from bounty hunters Wednesday at the midtown Ci...
09:00 2019-09-12

El Paso mass shooter on suicide watch, sheriff's office says The 21-year-old white male from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.        ...
06:14 2019-08-20

Los Angeles-area deputy shot outside sheriff's station, expected to survive A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot while outside a sheriff's department station Wednesday but was expected to survive, investigators said. ...
07:28 2019-08-22

"America's Toughest Sheriff": Ex-Arizona Lawman Seeks To Reclaim Mantle Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation as a staunch foe of illegal immigration, announced on Sunday - the anniversary of his pardon by President Donald Trump - that he......
10:42 2019-08-26

Pima County Sheriff Deputies investigating death on Northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a death on the Northwest side. Officials said on Wednesday, June 26 at around 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a home near La Cholla and Flowing Wells. They said they fou...
19:00 2019-06-27

Sheriff’s deputy admits he ‘completely fabricated’ report of sniper attack A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy “completely fabricated” a report that he was shot by a sniper — slashing his own shirt to appear as if he were struck by gunfire, authorities said. Deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, initially clai...
22:42 2019-08-25

LA sheriff's deputy 'completely fabricated' sniper story, has been fired, authorities say A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy who reported being shot by a sniper Wednesday, launching a manhunt for the shooter, “completely fabricated” the story, the sheriff’s department announced at a news conference Saturday night....
16:00 2019-08-25

NC Sheriff Allegedly Was OK With Murder in Order to Hide Use of ‘Racially Insensitive Language’ Talk about killing a story. A North Carolina sheriff has been indicted on charges he knew of a credible threat against a deputy but did nothing to stop it — even going so far as to encourage the wannabe killer to “take care of it” — in order to stop ...
06:14 2019-09-18

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 a...
18:42 2019-05-30

Ex-Arizona lawman seeks to reclaim mantle as 'America's toughest sheriff' Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation as a staunch foe of illegal immigration, announced on Sunday - the anniversary of his pardon by President Donald Trump - that he will see re-election to his old job next year....
19:42 2019-08-26

Sean Hannity's sheriff friend faces mounting ethics allegations Carmine Marceno faces questions over whether he is qualified, unusual political payments and relationship with crime victim Carmine Marceno was a rising Republican star in Florida a year ago, having leveraged his crime-fighting prowess, celebrity fri...
22:00 2019-09-18

After Trump Pardon (and a Failed Senate Campaign), Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Running for His Old Job (PHOENIX) — Nearly three years after he was voted out of office, the former metro Phoenix sheriff pardoned by President Donald Trump on a conviction related to rounding up immigrants in the country illegally is going after his old job. Republic...
21:14 2019-08-26

LA sheriff's deputy fired after allegedly making up story about being shot by sniper The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has fired a deputy whom officials say “completely fabricated” a story last week about being shot by a sniper....
07:56 2019-08-29

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
02:28 2019-06-12

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby....
10:00 2019-08-22

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to run for a Houston City Council seat. The Office of t...
01:28 2019-06-11

DaMarcus Beasley to retire at end of Houston Dynamo season HOUSTON (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley says he will retire after 20 years in professional soccer when the Houston Dynamo finish their season. The midfielder and left back turns 37 this week and is the only American to either play in four World Cups or appea...
23:00 2019-05-21

Houston-area refineries run through tropical storm: sources Refineries in the Houston area remained in operation through the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
01:42 2019-09-19

No. 20 Washington State holds off Houston in battle of Cougars Anthony Gordon threw for 440 yards and three touchdowns for his third straight 400-yard game in Washington States' 31-24 win over Houston.       ...
08:56 2019-09-14

No. 20 Washington State visits Houston as coaches reunite Coach Mike Leach makes his return to the Lone Star State when No. 20 Washington State travels to Houston, where protege Dana Holgorsen awaits on the opposite sideline in the Battle of the Cougars on Friday night....
03:00 2019-09-10

New Whitney Houston remix by DJ-producer Kygo released NEW YORK (AP) — You can dance to a new-ish Whitney Houston song this weekend. Houston originally released a cover of Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love” as a Japan-only bonus track on her 1990 album “I’m Your Baby Tonight,R...
16:14 2019-06-28

Whitney Houston has a new song out: Listen to ‘Higher Love’ Whitney Houston’s new jam is about to soundtrack your weekend. Yes, more than seven years after her death, pop music’s iconic “Voice” has a new single dropping Friday. Houston recorded a live rendition of Steve Winwood’s...
21:00 2019-06-28

Houston Texans abruptly fire GM Brian Gaine HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move Friday with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that “while the timing ma...
04:00 2019-06-08

Domino's will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza in Houston Domino's is determined to make autonomous pizza delivery a practical reality. The chain has unveiled plans to deliver pies to "select" Houston customers later in 2019 using Nuro's self-driving R2 vehicle. If you order online from a partic...
19:42 2019-06-17

Child struck by foul ball in Houston, taken to hospital A line-drive foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. missed the netting protecting fans down the third base line and struck a child in the crowd of Houston's Minute Maid Park on Wednesday. The child was then carried out of ...
10:28 2019-05-30

LEADING OFF: Greinke goes for Houston, Yanks crush at Camden LEADING OFF: Greinke debuts for Houston, Yankees crush at Camden Yards, Foltynewicz returns to Braves, Cubs minus Kimbrel       ...
18:14 2019-08-06

| Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks Russell Westbrook has been traded from the OKC Thunder to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and two first-round NBA draft picks, according to multiple reports....
09:56 2019-07-12

Jake Gyllenhaal Just Sang a Whitney Houston Cover and We Need More That boy is good! Jake Gyllenhaal made a singing cameo on The Late Late Show on Tuesday, joining host James Corden for a parody of the ballad "The Greatest Love of All," made......
19:28 2019-06-19

As Houston Prepares To Say 'Howdy, Modi', US Gas Producers Eye Deals Howdy Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's imminent visit to the US energy capital is fuelling speculation the second most-populous nation will further tap America's shale gas bonanza....
06:14 2019-09-16

Houston man first to be indicted for bump stock possession since federal ban A Houston man was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of possessing a rifle with a bump stock attached to it, in what is believed to be the first such case since the Trump administration banned the device earlier this year....
07:56 2019-09-07

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
12:42 2019-08-17

Google Cloud gains in Gartner's 2019 cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant Gartner's ranking of IaaS providers didn't change much from 2018, but there are some nuances worth noting as Google Cloud closes some gaps on Microsoft Azure and AWS....
22:56 2019-07-18

Slow Charging Could Be The Long-Term Solution To Sustainable EV Charging Infrastructure A 15-month study of electric car charging behaviour in Germany has concluded that consumers can be persuaded to accept slow, overnight recharging that could help avoid brownouts from surges in......
23:42 2019-08-27

Florida sheriff orders investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's work release program Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw ordered an investigation into whether Epstein was properly monitored during his work release program while serving time for soliciting prostitution from underage girls more than a decade ago....
05:56 2019-07-20

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin....
22:14 2019-06-09

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
07:42 2019-06-15

Remains of missing California mother of 3 discovered, husband arrested, sheriff's office says A search for a missing California mother of three came to a grisly end on Friday after her remains were discovered and her husband was arrested, according to officials....
22:28 2019-09-08

Authorities looking for sniper who wounded Los Angeles-area deputy shot outside sheriff's station A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot while outside a sheriff's department station Wednesday but was expected to survive, investigators said. ...
10:00 2019-08-22

Fort Worth sheriff's deputy died of pulmonary embolism, medical examiner says New details in the death of a Texas sheriff’s deputy who had significant head injuries revealed the 19-year veteran suffered a pulmonary embolism, according to reports....
16:14 2019-06-16

Sheriff: Kylie Rae Harris caused fatal crash that killed her and 16-year-old girl "At this time I will say with most certainty that Miss Cruz was an innocent victim of this senseless crash caused by Ms. Harris," Taos Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said Friday.        ...
11:42 2019-09-07

Sheriff says with 'most certainty' Kylie Rae Harris caused crash that killed her, teen: reports Authorities in Taos County, N.M. believe country singer Kylie Rae Harris was responsible for the three-vehicle accident that killed her as well as a 16-year-old girl on Thursday night, according to multiple reports....
00:42 2019-09-07

Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Troy Chisum was 'consummate public servant' Troy Chisum had been a volunteer firefighter. A paramedic. He was a member of the West Central Special Response Team. He'd serve as part of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System's Weapons of Mass Destruction/Special Response Team. And, he served ...
00:00 2019-09-21

Off-duty Los Angeles sheriff's deputy shot in head, critically wounded at a Jack in the Box An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was critically wounded Monday when he was shot in the head as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant, officials said....
16:28 2019-06-11

Ousted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel wants his old job back, running for reelection The former top cop of the largest sheriff's office in Florida -- who was booted from power earlier this year in the response to his handling of two mass shootings -- is running for his old job....
01:00 2019-07-03

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge haul of drugs got there....
23:28 2019-06-20

El Paso mass shooting suspect on suicide watch, sheriff's office says The 21-year-old man from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
20:42 2019-07-01

Police say they’re still unclear on motive after two people were gunned down on Houston’s Interstate 10 (KPRC)  Two people were killed Thursday during a rush-hour shooting on Interstate 10 in Houston, Texas. Police said two vehicles were involved in a crash just before the shooting. One vehicle struck the other vehicle, which then spun out in the middl...
15:00 2019-08-10

New England Patriots file tampering charges against Houston Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans on Wednesday for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as the team's next general manager....
04:28 2019-06-13

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression was expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash flooding. Several school districts canceled classes on Wednesday....
00:56 2019-09-19

Maniac with AR-15 guns down two people on Houston highway, sparking manhunt A maniac is on the loose after he gunned down two people with an AR-15 in the middle of Houston rush-hour traffic — and then bolted in his car, with a trash bag full of weed inside, according to a new report. The chaos unfolded just before 6 p.m. Thu...
17:42 2019-08-09

Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said ...
23:56 2019-07-17

Teen fatally shot after paintball attack on Houston house HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside a house that came under attack from people armed with a paintball gun. Police said in a news release Wednesday that the resident told investigators he believed the attack...
21:56 2019-05-22

ICE, Magellan to offer dock capacity to Houston oil futures customers Intercontinental Exchange Inc and Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Wednesday they would auction dock capacity at Magellan's terminals in Galena Park and Seabrook, Texas, for holders of ICE's Permian West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures c...
17:14 2019-08-14

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
14:38 2019-05-21

Domino's brings self-driving pizza delivery pilot to Houston Domino's said the test is scheduled to start late this year and could expand in 2020. Domino’s has more than 6,000 restaurants in the U.S. and, with a tight abor market, the company is experiencing a driver shortage....
19:14 2019-06-17

Houston police: Child's remains found in Arkansas Police say the remains of a child were found Friday near a freeway in Arkansas where a community activist says a man told him he had dumped the body of a missing Houston girl. (May 31)        ...
09:56 2019-06-01

If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sportsRain again. Brian Colona’s sunglasses were an optimistic touch under a sky far less bright than his high-vis yellow vest. Rela...
09:56 2019-05-25

Gunman flees after killing two on Houston highway with assault rifle Texas authorities on Friday were searching for a gunman who shot and killed two men on a Houston freeway on Thursday before being chased off by a witness who opened fire at him....
21:42 2019-08-09

Eat like an Apollo 11 astronaut at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a special menu will be served at two restaurants at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport....
18:00 2019-06-23

Astros vs. Blue Jays: Wade Miley will keep Houston rolling Bill de Blasio failed to make the cut for the next Democratic debate after just 376,000 viewers tuned into his town hall on CNN. Cartoon Network drawing just under 350,000 for the same time period. CNN’s Chris Cuomo threatened to throw Bill “down the...
03:14 2019-08-31

2020 Dems cut from Houston debate rip DNC for ‘lack of transparency,’ vow to press on One week ahead of the next Democratic presidential nomination debate, three of the lower-tier candidates who failed to make the stage are vowing to march on and taking aim at the Democratic National Committee over the qualifying criteria....
21:00 2019-09-05

Dozens arrested for running alleged Houston 'pill mill' Police arrested dozens of doctors, pharmacists, medical professionals and drug dealers Wednesday for operating a so-called pill mill from the Houston area, the Department of Justice said....
15:14 2019-08-29

Whitney Houston died in 2012, but her hologram is going on tour next year BASE Hologram will soon bringing Whitney Houston's electric performances back to the stage. The tour is expected to launch in 2020.       ...
19:56 2019-07-14

A Houston Activist Invited ICE to a Community Meeting. Now, He Faces Deportation. Roland Gramajo, 40, is being held in federal custody pending deportation proceedings. His family believes he drew the authorities’ attention only because of the meeting....
16:00 2019-09-10

‘My Little Pony’ casket donated for funeral of missing 4-year-old from Houston EDNA, TEXAS (WRAL/CNN Newsource) — Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old girl found dead after she went missing in early May, will be buried in a colorful, one-of-a-kind casket. The casket is white and covered with rainbows, the color pink, “My Little P...
03:42 2019-06-21

Big favorites at sportsbooks for second time in 10 days, Houston Astros let down bettors again The Houston Astros closed as high as -600 at some sportsbooks, but the Detroit Tigers used two solo homers to beat them, 2-1, on Wednesday.       ...
16:56 2019-08-22

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Megan Rapinoe has declared she is now a candidate fo...
23:56 2019-07-11

Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday....
07:42 2019-09-02

Shocking photo shows floods surging through downtown Houston Flooding turned downtown Houston into an underwater ghost town Friday as rescuers scrambled to save stranded drivers and those stuck in their homes following the wild, three-day downpour, according to reports. Tropical Rainstorm Imelda slammed the ci...
20:56 2019-09-20

Houston mom allegedly kicks son, 10, out of car in 100-degree weather for spilling food A Houston mother allegedly dumped her 10-year-old son on a parkway Saturday and abandoned him in 100-degree weather because he spilled some food in her car, reports said....
10:14 2019-06-10

AmazonFresh grocery delivery expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix AmazonFresh, one of two grocery delivery services Amazon offers in the US, is expanding to three new cities. Starting today, residents in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix can get groceries delivered to their homes from Amazon in two hours or less. To...
23:14 2019-08-22

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander throws third no-hitter of career Astros righty tosses third career no-hitter against Blue JaysVerlander, 36, struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches in 17th winHouston Astros ace Justin Verlander tossed the third no-hitter on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.Verlander struck out 14 ...
22:42 2019-09-01

Ex-Knick Tyson Chandler joins Harden, Westbrook in Houston Former New York Knick Tyson Chandler will be playing with Mike D’Antoni again. The free-agent center, who will be entering his 19th NBA season, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets on Friday, according to an ESPN. The 36-year-old ...
12:28 2019-07-13

DA threatens to subpoena Houston police in fatal drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are accusing Houston police of dragging their feet in the ongoing investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office in a letter ...
23:42 2019-06-20

Whitney Houston creepy hologram tour kicks off in January Granted, Whitney Houston is one of the most well-known musicians in recent memory and her hits like “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You” are legendary—generations to come will continue belting them out in cars, showers, and on d...
04:56 2019-09-19

Suspect killed, police officer shot in Houston shootout HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s police chief says a suspect was killed and a police officer was wounded in a late-night shootout. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo described the suspect as a white male who fled a traffic stop just before midnight Frida...
12:00 2019-06-29

The Strikeout Machines In Houston Are Firing At Full Capacity [Update] Justin Verlander’s still got it. The 36-year-old Houston Astros starter flexed his muscles once again on Tuesday night, striking out 13 Cleveland Indians over seven innings of scoreless two-hit ball as his team picked up its 10th win in the past 12 g...
00:14 2019-08-01

Whitney Houston died in 2012. Next year you can see her hologram perform In 2018 BASE Hologram began touring two shows – "Callas in Concert," which put opera singer Maria Callas in front of audiences for the first time since her 1977 death, and "In Dreams," featuring Roy Orbison, gone since 1988....
19:00 2019-07-13

Houston vs. Tulane prediction: D’Eriq King will keep Cougars in game The Post’s Howie Kussoy, aka The Pigskin Profit, takes a shot on Thursday night’s college football game between the Houston Cougars and Tulane Green Wave: Houston (+5) over TULANE: A lot has changed since the Cougars’ 48-17 win last seaso...
23:00 2019-09-19

O’Rourke polling in third place in native Texas on eve of Houston debate Democratic presidential candidate and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke is running third behind Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts in two new polls in his native Texas, which in the 2020 primaries will be a crucial Super Tuesday state....
21:56 2019-09-11

Martínez scores 2 goals, Atlanta blanks Houston 5-0 Josef Martínez scored two goals to reach 15 for the season and Atlanta United beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 5-0       ...
03:28 2019-07-18

Houston man gets 20 years for running over ex-girlfriend multiple times, prosecutors say A 72-year-old Houston man will spend 20 years behind bars for running over his ex-girlfriend four times and severely injuring her in the process, prosecutors said Monday....
17:00 2019-09-17

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
21:56 2019-07-09

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways th...
20:28 2019-06-19

Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport plays catch-up; cancellations below 350 Thursday's closure due to rains from Tropical Depression Imelda led to more than 650+ canceled flights at IAH. By Friday morning, it was under 350.       ...
21:14 2019-09-20

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things ...
08:00 2019-06-05

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
18:14 2019-06-15

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in 201...
04:56 2019-07-02

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Herrera was a newlywed who'd always dreamed of police career On a family trip to one of New Mexico's national forests, a 5-year-old Peter Herrera was told by his parents that he could pick one item in the gift shop....
00:00 2019-09-21

LA sheriff's deputy being investigated for false report; cops say he made up sniper attack Investigators have relieved a 21-year-old LA deputy of duty after concluding he faked a sniper attack, causing massive disruption on Wednesday        ...
01:00 2019-08-26

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.        ...
14:14 2019-09-11

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
03:42 2019-06-13

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
01:00 2019-08-15

Colorado sheriff's office bloodhound helps find missing 12-year-old girl in Wyoming A Colorado police dog turned out to be in the right place at exactly the right time last week, helping to locate a missing 12-year-old girl in Wyoming, according to officials....
20:42 2019-07-07

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 22)        ...
23:42 2019-05-22

James Harden makes big donation to renovate Houston basketball courts Harden is donating more than $240K to the city of Houston to restore outdoor courts in under-served areas that were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.       ...
02:42 2019-08-25

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
15:01 2019-05-21

Houston Texans' JJ Watt accidentally breaks boy's bike while riding it to practice Houston Texans star J.J. Watt participated in a Green Bay Packers tradition during the two teams’ joint-practice session Monday and rode a young fan’s bicycle to the field....
01:00 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said ...
02:28 2019-07-18

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
14:56 2019-05-21

Humberto heads toward Bermuda, Imelda soaks Houston, east Texas Hurricane Humberto gained strength and speed as it moved closer to Bermuda early Wednesday but the islands are likely to be spared a direct hit, forecasters said....
13:14 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said ...
00:14 2019-07-18

Tulane Uses Fake Kneel Down To Set Up Miraculous Game-Winning Touchdown Against Houston Houston-Tulane was one of those college football matchups that, on paper, looked like its sole purpose was to serve more as gambling fodder than as a legitimate competition for each program. But, as often happens with these low-expectation games, it ...
16:00 2019-09-20

Cleveland Browns trade disgruntled RB Duke Johnson to Houston Texans The Cleveland Browns announced they were trading Duke Johnson, who had requested to be dealt, to the Texans for a 2020 NFL draft pick.       ...
21:42 2019-08-08

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department said on Friday....
05:01 2019-06-29

Houston: Islamic group hosts Sanders and Castro as rightwingers protest Counter-protesters outnumber small group of far-right demonstrators as 2020 contenders speak inside conventionIn Houston on Saturday, an annual Islamic convention hosting presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Julian Castro braced for an armed far-...
00:28 2019-09-01

Houston police find remains in Arkansas in hunt for missing 4-year-old Houston police said they believe they've located the remains of a 4-year-old girl Friday after her mother's former fiancé told authorities where he dumped her body in Arkansas....
03:42 2019-06-01

5-year-old girl found in closet in Houston was dead for days: cops The decaying body of a 5-year-old girl was found in a closet inside a Houston apartment – nearly a week after her mother said she died from ingesting chemicals, police said. Relatives of the unidentified girl made the macabre discovery Monday afterno...
20:00 2019-09-03

Missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was likely murdered, Houston police chief says HOUSTON- Nearly three weeks after a 4-year-old Houston girl went missing, the city’s police chief said investigators believe she was murdered but appealed to the public to try and remember anything that could lead searchers to her body. Houston...
02:56 2019-05-25

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular...
21:01 2019-06-16

Opinion: Trading Melvin Gordon (to Houston?) would be great solution for the L.A. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon’s holdout hit 33 days on Monday, with an end to the contract dispute hardly imminent. Gordon would not balk if Chargers traded him.       ...
06:14 2019-08-27

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez home run ball doesn't appear to land Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez hit two home runs against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, and at least one of the moonshots may have actually reached the lunar surface....
20:56 2019-09-10

Houston Celebrates Exact Moment Neil Armstrong Set Foot On Moon Houston's Space Center counted down Saturday night to the exact moment 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the Moon, marking one of humanity's greatest......
07:14 2019-07-21

Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge....
03:14 2019-09-14

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
23:56 2019-09-12

Investigators say underage driver struck and killed man walking his dog in Houston, Texas (KPRC)  A 13-year-old driver was behind the wheel when a man and his dog were struck by a vehicle at an apartment complex in west Houston, Texas Thursday according to police. Both the man and dog were killed. “Apparently, she pulled out and mad...
07:42 2019-08-17

VIDEO: Houston police chase leads to seizure of $1M worth of drugs HOUSTON (KPRC) – About $1 million worth of drugs were found in a pickup Monday after a chase through southeast Houston that ended with two people taken into custody, police said. The chase started about 11:20 a.m. in the area of Almeda Genoa Ro...
05:42 2019-06-11

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read More...
19:42 2019-05-30

Kevin Costner says it wasn't Whitney Houston on The Bodyguard poster, so what even is love, huh? The Bodyguard was one of the biggest cinematic hits of 1992, propelled to the top of the box office by a kickass Dolly Parton cover, some great chemistry between stars Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, and a poster that just sort of put its very ele...
20:00 2019-06-22

Democratic Debate Highlights: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Faced Off in Houston Thursday’s Democratic presidential primary debate was the longest of the year, but several topics that voters have deemed priorities went untouched. Although nearly 100% of Democrats responded to a recent CNN poll saying they felt aggressive ac...
19:56 2019-09-13

Gillibrand continues her summer sprint to make the debate stage in Houston At a Washington Post Live event, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) talked up her chances, reflecting the mounting pressure on struggling presidential candidates to jump-start — or salvage — their campaigns....
01:00 2019-08-20