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Heavy rain expected, severe weather possible Tuesday as flood watch remains

Heavy rain expected, severe weather possible Tuesday as flood watch remains More showers and storms could produce locally heavy rain and a few storms may reach severe limits. Heavy rain, and even a few thunderstorms, will move across the area Tuesday into this evening. The Meteorological Service has extended the flash flood watch , for low-lying and flood-prone areas of all parishes until 5 p.m (May 19). A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening... [Full Article...]

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee The committee says the American people deserve an opportunity to hear the former director's story . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he thought President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was the right call, providing his first public account of his role in the controversial dismissal. [Full Article...]

Mild today, rain returns Wednesday

Mild today, rain returns Wednesday Rain will linger through Thursday and up to an inch of rain is likely. Look for the below normal temperatures to continue Wednesday with highs in the low to mid 70s. Highs on these two days will be in the mid 80s with more clouds than sun. At this time, expecting bulk of rain to remain offshore with mostly sunny skies prevailing. [Full Article...]

A show of respect for New Hampshire's fallen officers

A show of respect for New Hampshire's fallen officers Erie County Commissioner of Central Police Services James Jancewicz (center, at podium) is flanked by law enforcement officials Thursday morning during an interfaith Law Enforcement Memorial Service at the Public Safety Campus in Buffalo. "We consider ourselves brothers and sisters because we are a family", he said, referring to the family of law enforcement. Three names were added for this year's... [Full Article...]

Hendersonville honors fallen officers for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Hendersonville honors fallen officers for Peace Officers Memorial Day National Police Week and the Peace Officers Memorial Day draw almost 40,000 law enforcement officers and their families to Washington, D.C. every year. This week is National Police Week and honors police officers across the country. Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and survivors are expected to descend upon Washington, DC for a number of planned events beginning Monday, May 15th. [Full Article...]

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

He made the comments during a flight to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he delivered his first commencement address as president to graduates of Liberty University. In the interview on Fox News, Ms. Pirro asked the president, "Are you moving so quickly that your communications department can not keep up with you?" Trump's administration is scheduled to interview the first four candidates, among a doz... [Full Article...]

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

Reports seeped out of the White House that Trump is incandescent with the performance of his staff and is mulling a huge overhaul of the top officials who surround him. An administration official confirmed to AFP on condition of anonymity that the original intelligence came from Israel. Two more key domestic promises that Trump has so far dramatically under-delivered on. [Full Article...]

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

But, Monday, they joined families from across county to salute the fallen, people many knew as law enforcement officers, but they remember as their sons, brothers and uncles. "As we think about police this week, we must consider the workplace in the overall health and safety of the men and women who choose to make law enforcement their profession". [Full Article...]

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection Temperatures will climb into the 80s again with sunshine. According to KENS 5 Meteorologist Bill Taylor, storms are brewing and they should arrive just in time for the morning commute. Heavy rain will develop Friday through Sunday and flash flooding will be possible with 3"+ rain in the forecast". The Storm Prediction Center says strong wind gusts and large, damaging hail are possible throug... [Full Article...]

Artist Projects Emoluments Clause on Trump's DC Hotel: 'Pay Trump Bribes Here'

Artist Projects Emoluments Clause on Trump's DC Hotel: 'Pay Trump Bribes Here' Bell said the Monday night stunt is the fifth time he and his team have painted the D.C. hotel with a projection. Despite the calls for the president to divest from the property, the GSA has sided with Trump, though their ruling hasn't stopped some local businesses from lashing out. [Full Article...]

Adults, 2 Boys Missing When Plane From Florida Vanishes off Bahamas

The Coast Guard tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the agency's Southeast helicopter crew found a debris field about 15 miles east of Eleuthera, and were continuing to search for survivors. The communication was lost at 24,000 feet as the plane traveled at 300 knots, officials said. Jennifer Blumin at a benefit concert in New York City in May 2010. [Full Article...]

Historically black college cancels Republican Senator John Cornyn's speech

Concerns about an ugly student confrontation prompted Texas Southern University to cancel a scheduled commencement address Saturday by U.S. Sen. Historically black college cancels Cornyn commencement speech: report Trump health chief: Senate will vote on ObamaCare repeal by August MORE's (R-Texas) planned commencement address, the Houston Chronicle reported Friday. [Full Article...]

'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet

'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet In the aftermath of Comey's dismissal, Cornyn said Trump was "within his authority" to fire him and said it would not affect the investigation of possible Russian ties to Trump's presidential campaign. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) declined, through representatives, to describe their conv... [Full Article...]

Flynn's papers subpoenaed by Senate panel in Russia probe

Flynn's papers subpoenaed by Senate panel in Russia probe In a joint statement , Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., said that Flynn had declined an earlier request to provide the records voluntarily. The Daily Beast reported this week, meanwhile, that White House lawyers "have had to warn" Trump "repeatedly" against reaching out to Flynn. Amid mounting scrutiny, Trump defended his decision to remove Comey, telli... [Full Article...]

Arrested Development: Jason Bateman Has Officially Signed on for Season 5

Arrested Development: Jason Bateman Has Officially Signed on for Season 5 Following its initial three seasons from 2004 - 2006, the quest for more Arrested Development had been a long road. As reported by Variety , Jason Bateman's tweet was sprinkled with a little bit of in-universe Arrested Development humor. [Full Article...]

Tuesday Evening Weather: More Strong/Severe Storms

Tuesday Evening Weather: More Strong/Severe Storms On Tuesday the focus of severe weather shifts south into west-central Texas and southeastern New Mexico. We have a strong cold front working into the region today, touching off some strong or severe storms. The tornado and flash flooding risks remains low. Locally heavy rain is also expected, so localized flooding is possible too. Up to two inches of rain is possible across parts of the Wich... [Full Article...]

Dozens of Great White Sharks swarm near California beachgoers

Dozens of Great White Sharks swarm near California beachgoers CNN reports the final number was closer to 25 Great Whites that appeared en masse up and down the Orange County coast. About 15 Great White sharks were spotted in the waters off Capistrano Beach in southern Orange County Wednesday. NewsChopper4 captured images of the sharks from the air days after 10 to 20 sharks were spotted Long Beach, prompting a shark advisory. The area has been under sha... [Full Article...]

AAP demonstrates EVM 'tampering', EC trashes it

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday used a special sitting of the Delhi assembly to "expose" how electronic voting machines (EVMs) can be tampered with through a live demonstration, which was carried out by MLA and software engineer Saurabh Bhardwaj. [Full Article...]

'Serial Street Shooter' Accused of 9 Murders

Numerous shootings took place in a predominately Latino neighborhood of the Arizona state capital. According to police, Saucedo stalked victims after dark, selecting people who were either outside of their homes or sitting in cars before opening fire with a handgun. [Full Article...]

GOP sen blasts Trump's 'drastic' cuts to anti-drug office

GOP sen blasts Trump's 'drastic' cuts to anti-drug office NPR reported on a leaked draft document from the White House budget office that drastically cuts funding to the Office of National Drug Control Policy by 94 percent. "We haven't had a final document and I think it would be ridiculous to comment on a draft version of something at this point, " she said. Jeanne Shaheen saying that if the reports are true, it would be "another broken promise to G... [Full Article...]


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