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United Airlines Refused To Board Female Passengers Because They Wore Leggings

United Airlines Refused To Board Female Passengers Because They Wore Leggings She said the policy was sexist and risked "sexualising" young girls. Shannon Watts , a mother of four daughters and founder of the grassroots movement Moms Demand Action , tagged United in a tweet sent from Denver International Airport. In its contract , however, the airline does not define "proper clothing". Celebrities are speaking out following the news that United Airlines refused to let... [Full Article...]

LR Readers Trash Trump Travel Ban

LR Readers Trash Trump Travel Ban The legal issue before him, Trenga wrote, "is whether EO-2 falls within the bounds of the President's statutory authority or whether the President has exercised that authority in violation of constitutional restraints". If the court does issue a preliminary injunction, the next step in permanently halting the order, the Justice Department has asked that it be limited to the 90-day travel ban affec... [Full Article...]

1 dead on Vegas Strip shooting, gunman barricaded on bus

No one else was believed to be on the bus, a double-decker with advertising wrapping on the windows that makes it hard to see inside, police said during the hourslong standoff. After initial reports that just one person was hurt in the shooting, police announced later that one person had been killed and that another has been transported to the hospital, per 8 News Now . [Full Article...]

Dead People Found In South Sacramento Home

Dead People Found In South Sacramento Home Sacramento Police PIO Officer Linda Matthewslater said that authorities had received a call from a family member Thursday morning to ask for a welfare check at the home on 35th Avenue in the South Land Park neighborhood due to suspicious circumstances. [Full Article...]

Rockbridge Meals on Wheels Ride and Dine Saturday

Rockbridge Meals on Wheels Ride and Dine Saturday A program that helps thousands of local seniors is getting a big boost this week, amid concerns that funding for Meals on Wheels could be axed under President Trump's proposed 16-percent budget cut to the Department of Health and Human Services. [Full Article...]

Louisiana Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot; Suspect in Custody

Louisiana Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot; Suspect in Custody Wiley was remotely charged and booked with rape and resisting an officer, although he remains hospitalized. Lee says Anderson was conducting a rape investigation with another deputy at a hair salon. And, per the WAFB report, this is what Baton Rouge lost as a result... Police Chief of Baton Rouge Carl Dabadie, told everyone that they should be praying for Anderson's family and for his soul. [Full Article...]

Week 2 of the search for Elizabeth Thomas goes national

Cummins is now on the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list. It is believed Cummins may have driven the girl from Tennessee to a rural area. Thomas was last seen when she was dropped off at a Shoney's restaurant in Columbia between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady hopes to make "something very positive" from jersey return

Tom Brady hopes to make Earlier in the day, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo took to Twitter to announce the potential recovery of Brady's jerseys. Here's the NFL's statement on Tom Brady's Super Bowl XLIX and LI jerseys being found. We can all rest easy now that Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys are back where they belong. The jersey from Super Bowl LI was valued at $500,000, according to a police report . [Full Article...]

Clark County tops list of 'non-cooperative jurisdictions' on immigration

Clark County tops list of 'non-cooperative jurisdictions' on immigration Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). At least one domestic violence victim in Travis County, Texas, has hesitated to move forward with a case, citing similar concerns. Austin said in a March 20 court hearing the agents revealed they were bringing in other officer from out of town, and that they were doing it because Hernandez said she would only hold inmates for ICE if they had been charge... [Full Article...]

United States billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

During that time , Rockefeller's leadership - and internationally oriented policies - became synonymous with Chase Manhattan, an institution so shaped by his reputation and vision it was occasionally tagged with the moniker "David's Bank". [Full Article...]

Person detained after hopping bike-rack barrier along White House fence

Person detained after hopping bike-rack barrier along White House fence President Donald Trump was not in the executive mansion at the time. Also in the letter, Tran said he had "been called schizophrenic". This comes just a day after reports that the White House fence jumper last week was not caught by the Secret Service for a whopping 15 minutes . [Full Article...]

How will recent Villanova success be remembered after latest early exit?

How will recent Villanova success be remembered after latest early exit? HollywoodLifers , who are you rooting for in this game? Well, technically, Few isn't right. These two heavyweights square off in a highly anticipated second round matchup to secure a spot in this year's Sweet Sixteen. But they had the nation's second-leading scorer in Mike Daum and had won nine of 11 coming into the tournament. They'll play Purdue next. And then their toughness. [Full Article...]

"Family Values" GOP Senator caught with teen boy now faces prostitution charges

They smelled marijuana coming from one of the rooms and discovered Shortey and the teenager inside, along with a backpack containing a box of condoms and lotion. "The Oklahoma Senate has full faith that the judicial system will play out appropriately and bring this matter to a lawful conclusion", Senate President Pro Tem Mike Schulz, R-Altus, wrote in a statement. [Full Article...]

AG Jeff Sessions Indicates No Plan to Scrap Cole Memo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was asked by reporters if he gave Trump any information that Trump Tower was wiretapped during the campaign. In the same speech , he acknowledged rising heroin and prescription opioid overdose death levels, but failed to note that no one dies from overdosing on marijuana. [Full Article...]

Rare visitor to Chicago this winter is coming: Snow

Rare visitor to Chicago this winter is coming: Snow These two pics. from the Chicago water intake show how conditions change with these lake-effect snow bands. After dark, chance of snow will drop to about 30%, with a low near 15 degrees, NWS said. The Lake County Sheriff's Department responded to more than 20 traffic-related calls between 11 p.m. Sunday and early Monday, department spokesman Mark Back said. [Full Article...]

Listeria Outbreak Caused By Contaminated Cheese

Listeria Outbreak Caused By Contaminated Cheese People who have purchased any of the raw milk cheese produced by Vulto should not consume them. Restaurants and retailers have also been warned against serving or selling these products. According to the CDC, outbreaks of listeria in the 1990s were primarily linked to deli meats and hot dogs . Last month, Sargento Foods Inc., one of the largest cheesemakers in the United States, recalled se... [Full Article...]

Flags ordered to half-staff in honor of Harrisburg Fire Lt. Dennis DeVoe

Flags ordered to half-staff in honor of Harrisburg Fire Lt. Dennis DeVoe Fire officials in Harrisburg said one victim jumped from a second-floor porch roof to escape the blaze, which was reported shortly before 8 p.m. Friday. 'Our hearts are broken and we grieve for the loss of our brother'. More than 500,000 hoverboards were recalled in July after the safety commission announced that the battery packs in eight Chinese-made models could overheat, catch fire and explo... [Full Article...]

America takes the plunge in Syria

America takes the plunge in Syria He said Raqqa was "a priority for us", but indicated that there could also be a parallel attack by the army towards Deir al-Zor in the east, near the Iraqi border. Do you support the use of USA ground troops in Syria to fight the Islamic State? Moreover, while the US and their coalition claims to be working to defeat IS in Raqqa, various reports state that the USA - led coalition is carrying... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin dominates tired men's basketball in B1G semifinals

Wisconsin dominates tired men's basketball in B1G semifinals To compare, past year 11 teams fell into that category. But even before the Wolverines arrived in the Verizon Center on the day of their opening game after their plane mishape, they already were a hot team that had won six of its last eight games. [Full Article...]

AM Rain/PM Sun for Friday, Cool Down Coming for the Southeast

Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Blustery, with a west wind 21 to 23 miles per hour. Highs today in the low to mid 70s. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Wednesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Sunday night will see a 20 percent chance of snow showers. [Full Article...]


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