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Video Shows Officer Helping UW-Stout Student with Necktie During Traffic Stop

Video Shows Officer Helping UW-Stout Student with Necktie During Traffic Stop A frazzled college student who was pulled over for speeding got a little help instead of a ticket. The student explained he was speeding because he was late to give a presentation and was trying to find a friend who could tie his necktie. The student told the officer he needed a tie for a presentation. Handing it back, Folczyk said, "Probably not the best knot, but it will work". He let the st... [Full Article...]

2-year-old left alone in cold vehicle for 7 hours

Police would not say when the events unfolded, but told Denver7 the mother of the child became disoriented after what she claims was some kind of accident. In October, a Thornton officer wrote in a police report that he found her sitting in the driver's seat of apparently the same Ford sedan and smelling strongly of alcohol. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation ambassador to Turkey dies of gun wounds; Erdogan briefs Putin

Russian Federation ambassador to Turkey dies of gun wounds; Erdogan briefs Putin Three other people were wounded in the attack, Turkey's NTV television said . No group has yet claimed responsibility. Russia and Turkey have recently gone some way towards mending ties after a freeze in relations after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane in November 2015. [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory in effect through early Sunday

Winter weather advisory in effect through early Sunday Monday will remain chilly with temperatures in the 20s. Sunshine warms us back above freezing Tuesday and Wednesday . At the Shore, that snow and sleet are expected to switch over to rain after 9 a.m. Tuesday: Mostly clear skies. WEDNESDAY: Increasing Clouds, High: 36, Low: 31. 22News Meteorologist Brian Lapis is forecasting a snowy Saturday morning, with the steadiest and heavi... [Full Article...]

More rain for Sunday before a slight warm-up

More rain for Sunday before a slight warm-up The rain will come ahead of a cold front carrying a sharp temperature contrast behind it. Contrast much?: It's always fun to compare temperature differences when we have such contrasting air masses. Expect scattered rain showers this afternoon, as temperatures warm above freezing in many spots. Another cold front looks to move through on Monday followed by another cool down. [Full Article...]

Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence

Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence According to a four-page summary of the investigation obtained by the Post under the Freedom of Information Act, a Navy intelligence specialist complained that Flynn, who was then serving as head of US military intelligence in Afghanistan, had wrongly shared information with "various foreign military officers and/or officials in Afghanistan". [Full Article...]

Lt Gen Rawat, Air Marshal Dhanoa are new Army, Air Force chiefs

Lt Gen Rawat, Air Marshal Dhanoa are new Army, Air Force chiefs Interestingly, on the very day of announcement of Rawat's appointment as the new army chief, the government appointed Anil Dhasmana as the new chief of the Research and Analysis Wing. He commanded an Infantry battalion along the Line of Control (LoC) in Eastern sector, at Rashtriya Rifles sector and Infantry Division in the Disputed Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Salvation Army Kettle donations down almost $50000 in southern Alberta

Need help? Email us. They included a check from Foothills Community Foundation and a person's donation $46.90, all counted out in coins. So far this year the annual collection is about $8,600 behind what was collected in recent years. Brooke Fleming, executive director at FISH, said the Salvation Army works through FISH food bank to connect with the local community. Around $20,000 to $24,000 is ... [Full Article...]

Employees throw adult toys at would-be robber in California

Employees throw adult toys at would-be robber in California That's when all hell broke lose. Facing a barrage of naughty projectiles, the man was forced to beat a heist retreat and fled the store empty-handed. As for why she made the leap from "unphased" to "angrily throwing dildos at a robber with a gun", she says, "I was just really irritated". Surveillance footage released by the San Bernardino Police Department shows the whole freakish attempted bu... [Full Article...]

Portland, Indianapolis Airports Top New JD Power Satisfaction Study

Portland, Indianapolis Airports Top New JD Power Satisfaction Study The survey also reported that overall traveler satisfaction has improved from a 731 average in 2016 from 725 in 2015, even as airports post a 5 to 6 percent increase in volume. New York's LaGuardia Airport had a six-point drop in overall satisfaction. Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain Many airports are undergoing major renovations and many others are set to begin major building projects. [Full Article...]

Snow expected Saturday in Vancouver

Snow expected Saturday in Vancouver Saturday: Rain. High near 57. A winter storm warning took effect Friday for the Chippewa Valley, with anywhere from several inches to amounts approaching a foot of snow being forecast. Southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. Temperatures early Saturday will be slowly increasing, but still below freezing. "Right now, light accumulations may be possible of 1/2" or less tomorrow morning. [Full Article...]

America's first offshore wind farm is up and running

Almost 30 years after towering turbines began cropping up in European waters, the United States is finally producing its first drops of offshore wind power. What's more , the not-in-my-backyarders who oppose offshore wind projects in New England may find an ally in President-elect Trump, who has called the wind turbines being built within eyeshot of one of his Scottish golf courses "ugly" and "a ... [Full Article...]

Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs

Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs He told investigators he wanted to leave at least one person alive to tell what happened but complained his victims "complicated things" when they tried to hide. "Dear Mom, I love you", read one note presented to jurors. The video is blurry, making it hard to see Roof's facial expressions. "When you look at people who choose to ask for death at trial, or people who waive their appeals and agre... [Full Article...]

Expect snow during the Wednesday afternoon commute, weather service says

Expect snow during the Wednesday afternoon commute, weather service says A low of 7 degrees was forecast Tuesday night with the wind chill making it feel as cold as -8, according to the National Weather Service. But lows Wednesday night could be in the mid-20s, meaning the snow could stick around Thursday . [Full Article...]

Trump selects Rex Tillerson for State Department

Yet he's seen as one of the most hawkish members of the Republican Party in recent decades, advocating for the U.S.to bomb Iranian nuclear sites and opposing any diplomatic negotiations with North Korea. While the revolutionary gains from shale fracking have poised the U.S.to supply far more of its own energy, Tillerson has said it would be a mistake to step back. [Full Article...]

Florida Atlantic pursuing Alabama OC Lane Kiffin as head coach

So what now for Kiffin? Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is being pursued by Florida Atlantic to become the Owls' next head coach, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night, December 9, 2016. [Full Article...]

America lost another hero with the passing of John Glenn

Glenn's astronaut career, as well as his record as a fighter pilot in World War Two and the Korean War, helped propel him to the U.S. Senate in 1974, where he represented his home state of OH for 24 years as a moderate Democrat. But Glenn is best remembered as the first American to orbit the Earth . And that his view was tremendous. Others paying tribute to Glenn on Twitter included the of... [Full Article...]

Trump nominates fast food CEO Andy Puzder as Labour Secretary

Like other fast-food chains, Hardee's and Carl's Jr. restaurants are often investigated for possible minimum wage and overtime infractions. Their success isn't just measured in the number of places that have approved a $15 minimum wage, but extends to cities and states that have opted to raise their minimum wage past $10, $11 or $12 and indexing it to inflation thereafter. [Full Article...]

Cold Pattern Ahead, Snow By Monday

Cold Pattern Ahead, Snow By Monday Whatever happens with the track, a few inches of snow are possible since cold air will be in place initially. A slim chance for showers remains in the outlook for Thursday , but the more likely threats will be frost and freezing air. The Siberian Express will ride again next week, as frigid air pushes across much of the USA with temperatures in some places dropping to as much as 50 degrees Fahr... [Full Article...]

'Faithless' Texas elector won't vote for Trump

Polly Baca, a former legislator, and Robert Nemanich are Democratic electors - two of the state's nine electors - who say they want to "vote their conscience", their attorney, Jason Wesoky, told the Denver Post . The Founding Fathers expressly meant to give the states a say in electing the president. Let the voters decide who will represent them in the Electoral College rather than the politica... [Full Article...]


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