Tuesday June 27-th, 2017

Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly

Average marketplace premiums in Ohio are expected to increase by 12.6 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, the Ohio Department of Insurance found in data released Tuesday. Last year, consumers in all 88 OH counties had at least four providers to choos...

Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting

Three police squad cars were damaged and 14 people were arrested, authorities said. In the course of the evening, some 48 shots were fired, many stones and bricks were thrown at the police barring their way, and additional fires and other property da...

Crews hauling away debris as Louisiana cleanup continues

I don't know if it's a human thing or a Louisiana thing or all of the above, but right now, it's really powerful to see". President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a polit...

'Tougher' police could stop Chicago violence 'Tougher' police could stop Chicago violence

He went to retrieve it and looked up to see multiple police officers running at him, shotguns drawn . When asked how he and the police would do this specifically, he answered: "By being very much tougher than they are right now" and that "they are...

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

As an organization, the Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW has already won numerous improvements in every university department , including broader access to paid parental leave, larger childcare subsidies, expanded fee waivers, and, most recently, an...

California wildfires: Man charged over Lower Lake blaze California wildfires: Man charged over Lower Lake blaze

It has threatened about 1,500 structures. Just two months before that, the Rocky Fire burned 69,438 acres, destroying 43 homes in a blaze that fire officials said was caused by a faulty gas-powered water heater in an outbuilding. Officials said Mon...

Stanford bans liquor from parties after campus sexual assault case

Stanford students aren't allowed to consume hard alcohol at on-campus parties anymore. Stanford spokeswoman Lisa Lapin did not respond to questions about the criticisms and emailed the Guardian an earlier statement from president John Hennessy...

Obama to visit Louisiana Tuesday to view flood damage, meet with victims

After his brief public remarks, a live microphone caught this moment between Obama and two residents whose home was destroyed. Edwards wants Obama to seek disaster block grant aid for the state from Congress and to provide federal funding for a reg...

3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire 3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

At 5 a.m., firefighters were still trying to access the part of the building where the fire started after attacking the fire with hoses from ladders. She said he came to her place around 1 a.m. 23, 2016, in Chicago . Firefighters arrived on the scen...

Bridgewater resumes throwing, QB depth a concern for Vikings Bridgewater resumes throwing, QB depth a concern for Vikings

According to two league sources, Bridgewater was held out with a sore shoulder on Thursday night. Bridgewater was in full pads during weekend practices, but he didn't attempt any passes. The Vikings also signed veteran free-agent Brad Sorsensen o...

Trump's campaign spending at half the rate of Clinton's Trump's campaign spending at half the rate of Clinton's

Friends of Manafort said Friday they thought he was undone by the combination of revelations about his work on behalf of pro-Russian figures and the elevation of Conway and Bannon to Trump's new inner circle. It can be viewed in the embedded YouTub...

Extra police on patrol to catch drunk drivers Extra police on patrol to catch drunk drivers

Georgia law enforcement officials have launched a DUI campaign leading up to Labor Day and are promising zero tolerance for impaired drivers. The national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is underway around the country, and here in Chippew...

Upton's two homers lead Tigers past Red Sox

He now has 97 RBIs this season. Detroit is a -137 favorite against Boston and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at nine runs. Upton, who signed a six-year $132.75 million contract this offseason, is hitting just.231 with 15 home runs ...

Video part of review of fatal Louisiana police shooting Video part of review of fatal Louisiana police shooting

A spokesperson with the New Orleans Police Department confirmed the shooting, the channel said. Resident Cynthia Feist, 48, who said she was at New Orleans and Duels streets when shots rang out, said she saw police and a man in a light green shirt ...

Limited inventory of homes available in Baton Rouge Limited inventory of homes available in Baton Rouge

The agency says there is a way for everyone to come together and get the help being offered to where its needed most. The Red Cross uses that money to purchase food, water and supplies for volunteers to distribute. Matt Hamlin of Tampa says friends a...

Roanoke residents hope to get rights restored by McAuliffe Roanoke residents hope to get rights restored by McAuliffe

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has restored voting rights to nearly 13,000 felons on a case-by-case basis after the state Supreme Court blocked his wider clemency effort, he said on Monday. "Why-is-that-unusual" class="local_link" target="_blank"...

Family home of Louisa May Alcott spared by tornado in town Family home of Louisa May Alcott spared by tornado in town

Severe storms that passed through MA early Monday morning caused damage in several communities. Preliminary data from the National Weather Service (NWS) indicates that an EF1 (Enhanced Fujita Scale) tornado touched down near the Cambridge Turnpik...

Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack

The report noted that Orange County, where the attack occurred, ranks fifth of 67 counties in Florida in the number of unprovoked alligator bites, with 17 in the 66 years of recording the statistic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commis...

AG: Ex-Milwaukee Officers Investigate Fatal Police Shooting AG: Ex-Milwaukee Officers Investigate Fatal Police Shooting

Attorney General Brad Schimel said he doesn't see a conflict in using former Milwaukee officers in the investigation into the August 13 shooting of Sylville K. He said the unrest that broke out after the shooting hampered the investigation progress...

New Mexico police officer shot, killed during traffic stop

The Chillicothe Gazette in OH reported Saturday that James D. Nelson II and Jesse D. Hanes have been taken into custody in New Mexico on warrants in the July 25 shooting death of an OH man, and are believed to be involved in the New Mexico officer'...

Left demonizes Trump, gun owners Left demonizes Trump, gun owners

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said Trump was encouraging gun violence, and one super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton said he had "suggested someone shoot Hillary Clinton". "Here's what I'm advocating: I want to help you stay alive so that...

2 charged in death of New Jersey woman missing for months 2 charged in death of New Jersey woman missing for months

She was shot several times in her torso and pelvic area while entering her vehicle with her 15-year-old daughter in Linden. Police said the shooting was targeted and investigators have said it's possible the shooting and the woman's disappearance a...

Pennsylvania AG's former top deputy testifies for government Pennsylvania AG's former top deputy testifies for government

One key component of Kathleen Kane's defense strategy Wednesday was the prospect that the attorney general simply forgot that she was sworn to uphold grand jury secrecy. The Democrat and first woman elected to serve as the state's top law enforceme...

Aetna's move slims NC options for often-subsidized coverage

Aetna will stay on the exchanges in Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska, and Virginia. In total, the company reported pre-tax losses of $430 million in the first half of 2015 ($200 million in the second quarter). If they decide to enroll directly from Aetn...

UC Berkeley chancellor quits UC Berkeley chancellor quits

The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley will resign amid accusations of financial mismanagement and fierce criticism of his weak responses to sexual misconduct cases, he said Tuesday. The astronomy department said in a statement ...

Laquan McDonald death: 7 Chicago cops could be fired

Eddie Johnson, a veteran of the department, was unanimously confirmed as superintendent in April, taking over an embattled department at a tumultuous time. In 2015, a judge ordered the city to release the tape of the shooting, which contradicted mult...

Former NFL star Darren Sharper sentenced to 18 years in prison Former NFL star Darren Sharper sentenced to 18 years in prison

Sharper, shackled and wearing an orange prisoner's jumpsuit, on Thursday said he apologized to his victims "1,000 times". He said he made "heinous decisions", adding, "I'm still trying to figure out why I chose to make some of (those) choices".

Man Arrested For Trying To Have Sex With Van Man Arrested For Trying To Have Sex With Van

According to a police reporter, a witness told officers that she saw the man stand near a parked van, pulls his shorts down, and place his genitals in the front grill of the van . Witnesses said Henson pulled his trousers down and placed "his geni...

Justice Department Will Stop the Use of Private Prisons

The report that Yates referenced was released last week, and it found that private prisons incurred more safety and security incidents than federally-run correctional institutions. The private facilities also had higher rates of assaults, and had e...

Olympics: Knee injury rules American Abbey D'Agostino out of 5000m final

The answer when it comes to runners Abbey D'Agostino (U.S.) and Nikki Hamblin (New Zealand) is absolutely yes: Even a shot at Rio Olympic gold has to be put to one side when someone falls on the racetrack. The US athlete and New Zealander Nikki Hamb...

Wake, funeral set for woman killed during jog

No arrests have been made in the case. She went out for a run at about 1 p.m. on August 7 and never came home. Last week, they said her killer is believed to be a man and they believe she fought back and left him with scratches, cuts or bruises.

Trump's $30M NJ Tax Debt Conveniently Vanished Under Christie's Watch Trump's $30M NJ Tax Debt Conveniently Vanished Under Christie's Watch

Hidden within a mountain of documents filed in bankruptcies of Trump's casinos is proof that the Republican presidential nominee didn't pay corporate taxes between 2002 and 2006, when Christie was still U.S. Including interest, the sum had balloone...

Bruce Castor's rise to acting attorney general caps eventful year

The misdemeanor charges Kane faced included conspiracy, official oppression and false swearing. Based on the jury's verdict, he added, he wasn't surprised that Kane stepped down. Kane claims that the case against her is retaliation for her efforts ...

Sabres Still Have Chance to Sign Vesey Sabres Still Have Chance to Sign Vesey

As of writing our last article, the top contenders were considered the Buffalo Sabres , the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Boston Bruins. Vesey will hit the open market Tuesday but WGRZ Sports Director Adam Benigni tweeted Sunday afternoon after c...

Clinton up 9 points in Florida Clinton up 9 points in Florida

According to NBC News Survey Monkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll, Clinton, 68, has support of 50 per cent of registered voters while Trump , 70, is supported by 41 per cent. More Florida voters approve (47%) than disapprove (39%) of the job Rubio h...

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