Day: February 11, 2019

Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, pauses for reporters as he and other senior bipartisan House and Senate negotiators try to strike a border security compromise in hope of avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON – The… …

Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC’s influence

People leave post-it notes of support outside the office of Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington. Omar has "unequivocally" apologized for tweets suggesting a powerful pro-Israel interest group paid members of Congress to support Israel. Earlier Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats had rebuked her… …

Tiger found overweight, abandoned in Houston home

An overweight tiger was found abandoned in a Houston home on Monday. (Facebook via BARC Houston)A caged, overweight female tiger was found abandoned in a Houston home on Monday, officials said.An anonymous tipster discovered the 1,000-pound tiger illegally held in a residential home, according to Houston’s KTRK-TV.Houston Police Department’s Major Offenders, Livestock Animal Cruelty… …

Police: Torn letters key to 1986 killing of boy in Nevada

This undated photo provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office shows Amy Elizabeth Fleming, 60, of Dania, Fla. Fleming, who moved to Florida from the Las Vegas area a year after her 3-year-old mysteriously vanished more than 30 years ago, has been arrested on a warrant charging her with killing the boy, authorities… …

Federal preliminary report on limo crash offers no cause yet

FILE – This Jan. 29, 2019, file photo shows a view of tent structure housing the wrecked limousine owned by Prestige Limousine involved in the Oct. 6, 2018, fatal accident in Schoharie County, behind the state police headquarters in Latham, N.Y. The National Transportation Safety Board’s probe of a fatal limousine crash in upstate… …

Driver miraculously survives terrifying Ohio freeway crash

An Ohio fire department posted photos online of a car that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck. (Bethel Township Fire Department)An Ohio fire department posted photos online of a car that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck.The driver of a vehicle that was pinned between a highway barrier… …

Handyman accused of intentionally blowing up Denver rowhome

DENVER – A handyman who was involved in an argument with tenants intentionally caused an explosion that leveled a brick row house in Denver, injuring nine people, including himself, authorities said.Todd Perkins, 56, was arrested Monday on suspicion of arson and attempted murder, said Capt. Greg Pixley, a spokesman for the Denver Fire Department.It’s unclear……

5 members of Texas family, including infant, found shot dead

BLANCHARD, Texas – Sheriff’s officials say five members of an East Texas family, including a 15-month-old child, have been found dead at the family’s home.Polk County sheriff’s officials say two men were found dead inside the house while two women and the infant girl were discovered outside the residence.Chief Deputy Byron Lyons identified the deceased……

The Latest: Police: Torn letters key to 1986 killing of boy

This undated photo provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office shows Amy Elizabeth Fleming, 60, of Dania, Fla. Fleming, who moved to Florida from the Las Vegas area a year after her 3-year-old mysteriously vanished more than 30 years ago, has been arrested on a warrant charging her with killing the boy, authorities… …

The Latest: Trump: Rep. Omar should be ashamed of comments

In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., center, walks through the halls of the Capitol Building in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON – The Latest on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s tweets on the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (all times local):8:10 p.m.President Donald Trump says freshman Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar… …

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