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Lashlee leaves Auburn to become UConn offensive coordinator
- January 13, 2017

Benedict was previously the second man in charge in the Tigers' athletic department before coming to UConn, perhaps he sees Lashlee as the ideal coach-in-waiting and implied as such during the hiring process. So if Briles is off Auburn's radar, who should Malzahn hire to replace his right hand man? Lashlee, a standout high school quarterback (under Malzahn at Shiloh Christian School in Springdale, Ark.), is married to Lauren. (more...)
Blood donors needed — Red Cross Blood donors needed — Red Cross
- January 11, 2017

Last week, an emergency appeal went out to donors for blood and platelet donations in response to a severe winter blood shortage. "Hospital patients need lifesaving blood this winter, and they're relying on the generosity of volunteer donors to provide hope in the days and weeks ahead", said Chris Hrouda, executive vice president, Red Cross Blood Services. (more...)
DeVos confirmation hearing delayed
- January 11, 2017

Billionaire Betsy DeVos will not sit before the Senate this week for her confirmation hearing to become Secretary of Education in the Trump administration. Mark Pocan has created a public education-focused caucus to oppose President elect-Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Education. She has no understanding of the needs of our nation's public schools, and she is in fact actively hostile to them. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Saturday
- January 09, 2017

Winter storm watches for southern states are in effect until Saturday morning 9 a.m. By Thursday night , snow is expected to increase and spread into the southern Plains in areas of the Texas panhandle, Oklahoma and Arkansas, and by Friday the storm will continue to move east dumping freezing rain or sleet in areas of MS through central Alabama. (more...)
A better way to do the Electoral College A better way to do the Electoral College
- January 06, 2017

The last-ditch effort has no chance of stopping the Republican president-elect from taking over the White House on January 20, but Perlmutter said in a statement that he feels compelled to question Trump's 304-227 win over Hillary Clinton in the Electoral College because of concerns of Russian interference during last year's campaign - specifically cyberattacks by its agents against the Democratic party. (more...)
Texas Poised To File Bill Limiting Transgender People's Use Of Public Bathrooms
- January 06, 2017

Each business would be free to form its own policies, he said . Another part of the proposed legislation would require each locker room or restroom in government buildings, public schools and universities to be designated for use based on biological sex. (more...)
Former SPD chief Anne Kirkpatrick to take chief job in Oakland Former SPD chief Anne Kirkpatrick to take chief job in Oakland
- January 05, 2017

Anne Kirkpatrick, who was helping reform the Chicago Police Department, will leave, according to a new report. Kirkpatrick has led four different departments in her three-decade career. The teen claims to have had sex with as many as 28 police officers stretching across several counties and agencies, sometimes when she was underage, for money and in exchange for information that would keep her from being arrested. (more...)
New York's Cuomo Sets The Wheels In Motion For Free College New York's Cuomo Sets The Wheels In Motion For Free College
- January 05, 2017

The plan is called the Excelsior Scholarship and would be geared toward families with an income of $125,000 or less-approximately 940,000 NY households. The president-elect offered few concrete proposals for education during the campaign, but in September he said he would work with Congress to encourage colleges and universities to use their tax-free "multibillion-dollar endowments" to help students with tuition and debt - or risk losing federal tax breaks. (more...)
Amber Alert, alert recipient credited for arrest of former Reading man Amber Alert, alert recipient credited for arrest of former Reading man
- January 03, 2017

Police were called around 12:15 p.m. Saturday to 331 Canterbury Court in the Georgetown South Apartments in Sharpsville. If you have any information on this incident, contact the Sharpsville Police at 724-962-7829 or dial 911. Later that afternoon, Velazquez-Rupert was arrested more than 300 miles away in Reading, Pennsylvania, between Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Police have not said what the connection between the child, her Amanda Downs, and Velazquez-Rupert is, only that the suspect and ... (more...)
Tony Romo's first TD pass of 2016 season Tony Romo's first TD pass of 2016 season
- January 02, 2017

How tough has the year been? And the ball really hasn't bounced our way. The rookie QB has the fourth best pass completion percentage among players with 100 attempts and the third best passer rating in the NFL. And I think we kind of eased up on them towards the end of the game. If Romo is injured in the game, it could trigger salary guarantees that could put a major hurdle in plans to upgrade the roster next season. (more...)
Roethlisberger, Brown and Bell among Steelers inactives for Browns game
- January 02, 2017

The seemingly annual regular-season finale against the Cleveland Browns has been a bit of a treat for the Pittsburgh Steelers of late. RGIII, who threw his second TD pass later in the first half, battled a broken bone in his shoulder, a concussion and on Sunday came up limping at the end of the game - all signs that he has shown insufficient durability and consistency for the Browns. (more...)
Lake effect snow advisory issued for Auburn, southern Cayuga County Lake effect snow advisory issued for Auburn, southern Cayuga County
- January 01, 2017

This will give us the one-two punch of snow, followed by lake effect snow tonight and into Friday . Lake effect snow watches and warnings are in effect for parts of central New York Thursday night through Friday . Feared wind gusts didn't materialize, said Field, with the exception of a 50 m.p.h. gust observed on Nantucket. Overnight lows will be in the upper 20s and low 30s. (more...)
Dylann Roof To Undergo Second Competency Test Ahead Of Sentencing Dylann Roof To Undergo Second Competency Test Ahead Of Sentencing
- December 31, 2016

The judge in the case determined before the trial began that he was satisfied that Roof was competent for trial. Most of the penalty phase will involve up to 38 people related to the nine people killed and the three people spared when Roof went into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015, sat through a 45-minute Bible study in the fellowship hall, then fired 77 shots as numerous worshippers hid under tables. (more...)
Storm brings central VA rain with heavy snow to our west
- December 29, 2016

A storm will blast northern New England with blizzard conditions while areas farther south get a dose of wintry mix, rain and strong winds before the week comes to an end. Winter storm watches are now winter storm warnings just about statewide for Thursday afternoon through Friday morning as a winter storm approaches. (more...)
Dylann Roof, Representing Himself, Offers No Witnesses or Evidence In His Defense Dylann Roof, Representing Himself, Offers No Witnesses or Evidence In His Defense
- December 29, 2016

Instead, his only request was that prosecutors not be allowed to use some of their evidence against him, although it's now unclear exactly what he was referring to. Prosecutors indicated their case will include the lead Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and likely more than 30 family members of victims. The 33 federal counts against Roof included hate crimes resulting in death and obstruction of exercise of religion resulting in death. (more...)
Best Merry Christmas Wishes, Messages, SMS to celebrate the Wonderful Occasion
- December 27, 2016

I bristled at how it all made Christmas feel just a little too commercial. And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time. As you may expect here at AutoSpies, we're pretty big fans of the special day. Here are ten of the best Happy Christmas messages to share with your close ones on social media profiles this Christmas 2016 and spread some joy, love, and warmth during the holiday season. (more...)
Iheanacho scores as Man City lash Hull City Iheanacho scores as Man City lash Hull City
- December 27, 2016

However, it was Raheem Sterling's movement causing the most problems: he won the penalty with a penetrative run into the box and forced the own goal that put gloss on the scoreline. Here are the player ratings for the match against Hull City . "The wingers have to be the wingers". "Oh nice, thank you very much, I will give it to my boy then", replied Toure, only for Iheanacho to reach out and try and take the trophy from him. (more...)
Miles Teller and girlfriend involved in truck-flipping accident Miles Teller and girlfriend involved in truck-flipping accident
- December 26, 2016

News. The driver of the other auto as well as a female passenger sustained minor injuries. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ drugs or alcohol did not play a factor in the crash. His girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry , was a passenger in the truck but according to the report neither of them were injured. Check out the photos here. (more...)
Big jump in fixed rate mortgage rates
- December 25, 2016

The survey is complemented by Bankrate's weekly Rate Trend Index, in which a panel of mortgage experts predicts which way the rates are headed over the next seven days. The median price of an existing home is up almost 7 percent from a year ago, at $234,900. Regardless of which mortgage rates survey is used, rates are at their highest level in two-plus years. (more...)
5-month-old girl abducted in St. Louis County found safe 5-month-old girl abducted in St. Louis County found safe
- December 24, 2016

Louis County earlier in the week, but police did not know she was safe until after the Amber Alert was issued. Hawthorne reported her 5-month-old daughter missing Thursday afternoon, three days after her van was stolen with the baby still inside. (more...)
Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend
- December 24, 2016

For the rest of the Inland Empire, the storm will bring much-needed rain to the drought-stricken region. Snow is expected to begin falling Friday morning and fall steadily through Saturday morning, with temperatures hovering around the freezing point until Saturday night, when it's expected to dip to about 15 degrees. (more...)
'Gone insane' Gary Holmes arrested shooting Acen King in Arkansas road rage 'Gone insane' Gary Holmes arrested shooting Acen King in Arkansas road rage
- December 24, 2016

Neither his grandmother, Kim King-Macon nor Acen's one-year-old sibling were harmed in the shooting. Police are saying that Gary Holmes , age 33, was the shooter and was turned in by a family member after they saw reports and descriptions of the crime and suspect and called the police. (more...)
Black Woman Reports White Guy Choking Her Son, Cop Arrests Her Instead Black Woman Reports White Guy Choking Her Son, Cop Arrests Her Instead
- December 23, 2016

As she continues to explain why she thinks the officer should be more concerned about her accusations that her son was attacked than the allegation that he littered, the officer asks Craig why she is yelling at him. The White police officer had a quiet conversation with the White man who choked the boy. The Fort Worth Police Department's Internal Affairs Division has announced that they will release a statement later today on the video and incident. (more...)
Jordan: Islamic State claims responsibility for Kerak attack Jordan: Islamic State claims responsibility for Kerak attack
- December 22, 2016

The general security department said in a statement that the operation was launched to track down a number of suspects who were holed up in the house. The terrorist group on Tuesday threatened more attacks on members of the coalition, pledging to carry out "something worse and more severe, Allah permitting". (more...)
Police officer ties speeding college student's necktie Police officer ties speeding college student's necktie
- December 22, 2016

As the student pulls out his license and registration, the officer asks for the tie and explains how to tie an appropriate knot. 'I have a presentation and I thought my buddy was home.and I'm running behind'. 'A lot better than I was gonna do, that's for sure, ' the student jokes. When he handed the tie back, it was too short for Keeney. But the student reassures him that no one will be able to tell with is jacket on. (more...)
'Rogue One' Dominates Foreign Box Office With $135.5 Million Debut 'Rogue One' Dominates Foreign Box Office With $135.5 Million Debut
- December 19, 2016

And for a spin-off which was already not quite a part of the main "Star Wars" series, that's quite a feat. That would make it the second biggest " Star Wars " opening ever and one of the biggest debuts of the year. The next film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, known as Episode VIII , is scheduled to be released in December 2017. Felicity Jones plays ErsoJyn, a rebel who is joined by other rogue agents to form an alliance to steal the plans for the Death Star. (more...)
Salvation Army still short on donations and volunteers
- December 18, 2016

For five years, CBS North Carolina has partnered with the Salvation Army, along with College Foundation of North Carolina's NC 529 program and Capital City Clauses, to collect toys through our Stock the Sled toy drive. "If us being out here helps fill the kettles, we are happy to do it", said Jones. The volunteer was going through the buckets and she's like, 'Hey! "We've all gone through tough times and it's so great to know you have a place to turn when there is a crisis or when the utility ... (more...)
Adult store employees use sex toys to scare off man during robbery Adult store employees use sex toys to scare off man during robbery
- December 18, 2016

A true Christmas miracle. According to LAist , the would-be burglar demanded the cash in the register - something that one employee identifying herself only as " Amy " would not oblige. Surveillance footage released by the San Bernardino Police Department shows the whole freakish attempted burglary that occurred inside of the store. (more...)
Fort Scott Wreaths Across America Fort Scott Wreaths Across America
- December 18, 2016

Members from Tioga High school's JROTC color guard were present, and Taps was played by Taylor Kubes, a ninth grader at Tioga High. Deb McKay, who has been involved in the local Wreaths Across America program since its inception, said the 4,437 wreaths was a record for Knoxville National. (more...)
Dangerous Wind Chills this Weekend Dangerous Wind Chills this Weekend
- December 17, 2016

An advisory from 7 p.m. tonight through 4 p.m. Saturday for LaGrange and Steuben counties in IN and Williams County, Ohio. Snow mixes with sleet and freezing rain from south to north Saturday morning. Low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Saturday night will once again bring a chance of rain before 8 p.m., followed by rain with patchy drizzle into the overnight hours. (more...)
Marine Corps League delivers toys to Roanoke kids
- December 15, 2016

Monroe Police Officer Shaun Van Eaton, an active Marine Corps reservist, has been a regular participant in Toys for Tots. The local Toys for Tots campaign is in its final week. Toys for Tots tries to give each child three gifts and is in need for the crucial newborn to 1-year-old age group. "We have 341 kids this year, and I know we were under 300 last year", Crawford said. (more...)
GOP leaders in Congress back investigation into Russian hacking GOP leaders in Congress back investigation into Russian hacking
- December 14, 2016

Tillerson's business relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin are certain to draw scrutiny and could fuel a Senate confirmation fight. On Trump, Klimov denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin's widely reported distaste for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had tipped the scales in any way for President-elect Donald Trump in the USA presidential election. (more...)
Man found guilty of manslaughter in fatal shooting of ex-Saints player Man found guilty of manslaughter in fatal shooting of ex-Saints player
- December 14, 2016

Smith was part of a Saints team that lifted the stricken city's spirits in the years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, helping carry the franchise to a winning season in 2006 and a Super Bowl win four years later. Fuller said he is praying for healing "for the Smith family and for Cardell's family". Moments before the ex-NFL star was killed, he dined with former New Orleans police Captain William Ceravolo and former Saints Pierre Thomas. (more...)
Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI
- December 14, 2016

Many of those who volunteer for execution bear a striking resemblance to the segment of the civilian population most likely to end their own life by suicide: white men with histories of substance abuse and mental illness. He was also unsure of the number of people shot, though he said he didn't intentionally shoot anyone in the head. They have not contested that Roof was responsible for the killing, but they are trying to save him from the death penalty. (more...)
Unarmed man, 73, shot and killed by police in California
- December 14, 2016

Chief Lyle Martin said at a news conference Tuesday night that an officer in his second year, Reagan Selman, fired seven shots at Francisco Serna about 30 seconds after arriving. His father "took small walks to cope and make himself exhausted", the son said. "He walks around with a cross", said Frank Serna, Francisco's son. Police searched the family's home and cars and did not recover a firearm, Rogelio Serna said. (more...)
Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year
- December 11, 2016

Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs said said 2016 "may have been one of the more straightforward years" in terms of selecting a person of the year. Time's Person of the Year is the individual who has had the most influence on the events of the past 12 months. (more...)
Cold temperatures, light snow possible in Arkansas
- December 10, 2016

Saturday: Partly sunny with a high near 51 degrees. Monday: Mostly sunny with a high near 70 degrees. The wind will be from the north at 15 to 18 miles per hour with gusts up to 24 miles per hour. If you are using a fireplace, use a glass or metal fire screen large enough to catch sparks and rolling logs. Running water, even at a trickle, helps prevent pipes from freezing. (more...)
Ohio governor tells electors not to vote for him over Trump
- December 09, 2016

With Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's quest to recount the votes in three states running into serious problems, the latest long-shot hope for people still convinced that Donald Trump can be prevented from becoming president is a rebellion within the Electoral College . (more...)
Army to wear 82nd paratrooper-inspired uniforms vs. Navy Army to wear 82nd paratrooper-inspired uniforms vs. Navy
- December 08, 2016

They mean so much to their team, and playing in this game means so much to them. "It's two teams that absolutely want to beat the trousers off of each other, so they're gonna play really really hard", Monken said. "They're resilient kids here", Niumatalolo said. Navy has won the last 14 consecutive games. Navy leads the all-time series, 60-49-7, and is 3-0 against the Black Knights in games played at M&T Bank Stadium. (more...)
Al Gore has 'extremely interesting' chat with Trump about climate change Al Gore has 'extremely interesting' chat with Trump about climate change
- December 07, 2016

The pair met at Trump Tower in NY and Gore told reporters it was a "sincere search for common ground" after he had his chat with the billionaire. "It was a honest search for areas of common ground", Gore told reporters, adding, "I found it an extremely interesting conversation and, to be continued". (more...)