• No credible threats against GOP convention
No credible threats against GOP convention

In the March caucuses, Republicans in ME backed Texas Sen. Cleveland Mayor Frank Johnson says there are no credible threats against the Republican National Convention, and that the city is prepared to handle anything that might occur. Chuck Grassley said he's seen Trump's tone change over a long period of time . State Rep. Tim Butler, R-Spring...

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  • Clinton says she will pick `very qualified' VP candidate
Clinton says she will pick `very qualified' VP candidate

But this evangelical support for Trump is even higher than Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, enjoyed at this point in his campaign. The poll has shown Trump with a lead over Clinton the last three weeks, but last week the lead was within the margin of error, 42 percent to 40 percent.

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  • Trio arrested in alleged plot against police officers
Trio arrested in alleged plot against police officers

The killing was captured on cellphone video and circulated widely on the internet, sparking widespread demonstrations across the capital city. Plaintiffs include North Baton Rouge Matters, Black Youth Project 100, New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice, American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and the Louisiana chapter of the National ...

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  • Clinton using Republican convention to spur voter signup
Clinton using Republican convention to spur voter signup

It's been a wilder-than-usual election season so far, and they're excited to be on the scene for the historic quadrennial event. Almost two dozen ME delegates are headed to Cleveland this week for a Republican National Convention where Donald Trump will attempt to unify a party torn by political infighting.

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  • Forecast: Heat and humidity to return to Omaha area by next week
Forecast: Heat and humidity to return to Omaha area by next week

Starting tomorrow, our focus changes to hot temperatures. High pressure will dominate our weather most of the week with plenty of sunshine and comfortable levels of humidity with the exception of Monday which will feature a steamy day with highs back in the 90s.

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  • I-94 SHUTDOWN: Deadline day for charges against 50 arrested
I-94 SHUTDOWN: Deadline day for charges against 50 arrested

DeRay McKesson, a prominent Black Lives Matter demonstrator and co-founder of the police reform effort Campaign Zero, live-streamed his arrest . The Washington Post's Brian Fung wonders about the NRA's curious silence on the shooting of licensed gun carrier Philando Castile: "After a Minnesota police officer fatally shot a black man on Wednesday...

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  • Police shoot armed suspect in Brooklyn
Police shoot armed suspect in Brooklyn

Just before the shooting, the crook pistol-whipped an elderly man while trying to steal his cell phone and money, authorities and witnesses said. He fired five times, and police fired twelve-to-fifteen times, hitting the man twice, according to Assistant Chief Jeffrey Maddrey of the NYPD's Patrol Borough Brooklyn North.

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  • Erdogan urges United States to extradite Fetullah Gulen
Erdogan urges United States to extradite Fetullah Gulen

Authorities have been carrying out raids at military bases across Turkey in search of those suspected of supporting the coup, which has claimed at least 265 lives. The moderate cleric, one-time Erdogan's ally, has lived in the USA for the last 17 years. You didn't listen. I call on you again, after there was a coup attempt.

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  • Documents: Paterno Ignored Complaints on Sandusky
Documents: Paterno Ignored Complaints on Sandusky

Sandusky has filed a petition under Pennsylvania's Post Conviction Relief Act, seeking a new trial. According to the documents, John Doe 102 said he was asked to apologize to Sandusky after reporting his alleged assault. Your teams on the go or at home. "Some of the coaches' sons would come in and work out", Doe 101 said. In 2013, Penn Stat...

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  • US Congress releases previously classified part of 9/11 inquiry report
US Congress releases previously classified part of 9/11 inquiry report

WASHINGTON-The U.S. Congress on Friday released a long-classified section of the official report on the September 11 attacks that discussed potential links between some of the hijackers and Saudi Arabia but said the links were not independently verified.

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  • Will the GOP convention be a celebration of anger and exclusion?
Will the GOP convention be a celebration of anger and exclusion?

Lamar Lewis, Rebecca Vajdak, and Jordan Overturf will attend this week's convention as representatives of Bell County. For some ME delegates, the chance to stand on the floor of the Republican National Convention as a delegate is not to be missed, even if Trump was not their first choice.

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  • Gordon to Drive at Indy if Needed
Gordon to Drive at Indy if Needed

Adding to the excitement would be the fact that Gordon has been exceptionally successful at Brickyard, winning five times and averaging a 10th place finish dating back to 1994. "The most important thing is for this process to play out for him to feel better", Duchardt said. Gordon tweeted he was in France this weekend, which him ruled him out...

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  • Donald Trump, Mike Pence hold first joint news conference in NYC
Donald Trump, Mike Pence hold first joint news conference in NYC

When Trump did mention Pence, he said, " One of the big reasons I chose Mike is party unity, I have to be honest". "He's a solid, solid person", the presumptive GOP nominee said of Pence, touting the ex-congressman's leadership of the House Republican Conference.

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  • Two Men Arrested in Connection With 500-Acre Boulder, Colorado, Wildfire
Two Men Arrested in Connection With 500-Acre Boulder, Colorado, Wildfire

The two men, along with 20-year-old companion Elizabeth Burdeshaw, who was not charged, set up a campsite on private property near the Peak to Peak Highway and Cold Springs Road on Thursday night. Officials said about 200 firefighters were on the ground and 12 aircraft are fighting the fire from above, with more help on the way. "Our damage ass...

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  • After Nice, feds say nothing left to chance at conventions
After Nice, feds say nothing left to chance at conventions

The speakers, announced by Hillary for America and the Democratic National Convention Committee, were selected to "showcase enormously popular national leaders, rising stars from across the country and a diverse range of everyday Americans who will inspire the nation", said a news release.

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  • Corker, Ernst Withdraw From Trump's Veep Consideration
Corker, Ernst Withdraw From Trump's Veep Consideration

In an interview with the Post , Corker said,"There are people far more suited for being a candidate for vice president and I think I'm far more suited for other types of things". His best running mate by the way would be Ivanka. "I just hope that somehow he will change the way they are going about this campaign", Corker told reporters in June.

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  • DA investigating police-involved shooting in Chelmsford
DA investigating police-involved shooting in Chelmsford

The man pulled into a parking lot, but backed out when the Chelmsford officer approached, catching him on the auto door and dragging him. The shooting was reported about 9 p.m. According to the DA, the Tyngsborough officer feared for the safety of the officer and shot the driver twice. The Chelmsford officer sustained non-life threatening injui...

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  • Thousands flock to Cincinnati for NAACP national convention
Thousands flock to Cincinnati for NAACP national convention

Rather, he is part of coalition of dissident delegates trying to undermine Trump's expected nomination during the convention that begins Monday, July 18, 2016, in Cleveland. He's pledged his support to Cruz but says he'll eventually back Trump. "I wanted to be the voice of Berrien County and support Trump", Tyler said.

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  • Mike Pence: Trump 'Like no Leader since Ronald Reagan'
Mike Pence: Trump 'Like no Leader since Ronald Reagan'

Trump then preempted his own press conference by announcing his choice Friday on Twitter. "What a difference between crooked Hillary and Mike Pence", he said. And then Trump proceeded to talk about himself for 28 minutes. He praised Trump effusively as "a good man", a fighter, a legendary businessman and a patriotic American.

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  • Local Delegates prepare for Republican National Convention atmospher
Local Delegates prepare for Republican National Convention atmospher

But the city's previous security plan ran afoul of homeless groups , after they complained that a 3.3 mile "security zone" around the convention would effectively displace the homeless population in the area. To know more about the speakers for this year's convention, visit the convention's website . "We have to elect him". The convention w...

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