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January 15, 2019 10:54 PM Trump's attorney general pick faces Senate hearing

In her line of questioning, California Sen. Kamala Harris tried to draw out a situation in which attorney general nominee William Barr would not take the advice of career ethics officials if they advised him to recuse himself. If it came down to a judgement call, Barr said he could ignore the advice of those officials — if he disagreed with that advice 1257

January 15, 2019 8:29 PM Man to get 27 years in prison for murdering Dwyane Wade's cousin

CHICAGO -- One of two brothers charged in the Chicago fatal shooting of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty to murder. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells entered the plea Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge. Sorrells admitted to firing shots at a man he thought was in a rival 1059

January 15, 2019 3:50 PM Trump AG nominee Barr says Mueller would not back witch hunt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general said on Tuesday he did not believe Special Counsel Robert Mueller would be involved in a “witch hunt,” a charge often levied by Trump against the Russia probe that Mueller leads. “I don’t believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt,” William Barr told a U.S. Senate 1094

January 11, 2019 3:44 PM Ohio woman charged with drug possession shows up to court with more drugs, court docs say

Elizabeth Darlene Wilson of Minerva, Ohio, allegedly brought drugs to court. (Stark County Sheriff's Office) An Ohio woman showed up to court for a hearing on drug charges Monday with a backpack filled with drugs in tow, officials said. Elizabeth Darlene Wilson, 31, of Minerva, was charged with two counts of aggravated possession of drugs and one count 93

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 83

January 7, 2019 2:14 PM Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or cellular vehicle-to-everything,  would augment sensors used in self-driving cars making the vehicle's 85

January 5, 2019 11:17 PM Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess to financial misconduct, his son told France’s weekly Journal du Dimanche (JDD). Ghosn has been held in a Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of under-reporting his income 51

January 4, 2019 10:35 PM Woman thwarts abduction by running into karate studio

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police say a North Carolina woman thwarted a man trying to abduct her by running into a karate studio. Capt. Jonathan Thomas of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a woman was walking to a store Thursday night when a man approached her. He says that when the man grabbed her, she managed to pull away and run inside the studio 70

January 3, 2019 2:10 AM Beach Boys' Mike Love remembers the late Daryl Dragon: 'He left us a great legacy through his music'

The Beach Boys' Mike Love is remembering the late Daryl Dragon, who died on Wednesday at age 76. (Getty) The Beach Boys' Mike Love is paying tribute to the late Daryl Dragon, who died on Wednesday at the age of 76. "Daryl Dragon affectionately known as Captain Keyboard was a cherished member of our touring band," Love told Fox News in a statement. "He was the modest 103

December 28, 2018 11:54 PM EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is taking aim at an Obama-era regulation that seeks to reduce mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. “The Trump Administration is providing regulatory certainty by transparently and accurately taking account of both costs and benefits,” the EPA said in a news release Friday. The EPA on Friday 84