One Dead After Car Crashes into Saugatuck River in Westport

One Dead After Car Crashes into Saugatuck River in Westport

Around 7:40 p.m. Saturday night, patrons at the Whelk Restaurant on Riverside Avenue could hear the sound of a woman screaming for help. Police are still trying to determine how the vehicle ended up in the river. She was hospitalized and there is no word on her current condition. Rescuers found the second victim near the Bridge Street Bridge and pulled him from the water. Read More

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally in Vista

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally in Vista

With little to no information to ease people's minds, many were left wondering if it was worth purchasing a plan through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. "People will be dying without their health care". "We are the second-largest public health system in the country", Hamai said. It establishes $100 billion "State Innovation Grants", which are block grants to be used in establishing high-risk pools for state residents who would otherwise be prohibitively expensive to insure and/or a ... Read More

8-year-old shot to death moments after surviving vehicle crash

Atkins and her mother were just five minutes away from their home, but the little girl did not make it back alive. DeMaree Atkins, 8, was shot and killed in Houston just moments after getting into a vehicle crash with her mom. I laid her on the ground and when I looked at her jacket, I saw a blood stain. "I couldn't stop", Thomas said. She told her daughter to stay with her, but her little body just went limp. Read More

New Details Revealed of Republicans' Plan to Replace Obamacare

At the center of the talks are four governors who have taken different approaches to Medicaid: Walker and Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee, whose states did not expand Medicaid under the law; and two governors from states that did: Kasich and Nevada Gov. Read More

Trump Orders Agencies To Create 'Regulatory Reform' Task Forces

The 50-minute speech was light on details, with Trump repeating claims he would boost United States fossil fuel production and cut regulation. He quickly started to deliver on this promise, signing his first executive order on regulation a week later. Read More

Today was the warmest day in February ever recorded in Worcester

The temperature is forecast to reach 78 degrees by late afternoon. Saturday will still remain on the mild side ahead of a cold front that slides in for the second half of the weekend. The previous record was set in 1985, when temperatures in Worcester hit 67 degrees. In the last week of February 1906, it was booming - it was, at the time, one of the biggest cities in the nation. Read More

John Boehner Is Pretty Sure Republicans Won't Repeal and Replace Obamacare

In the new Trumpian political era, Boehner is persona non grata among many Republicans he once led. According to Politico , Boehner told a healthcare conference in Orlando the idea that a repeal-and-replace plan would blitz through Congress is just "happy talk". Read More

Lyft added to Amarillo's ride-sharing services

Lyft, which promotes its service as safe and affordable, got its start in San Francisco and provides services in about 300 USA cities. Lyft has expanded into 54 new cities as Uber works to rebuild its reputation after an investigation into a former employee's claims that she was sexually harassed. Read More

Washington's leadership should be model for now and the future

State offices, including the Secretary of State and all driver services will be closed. Today isn't Presidents Day. In 1968, Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act , which officially took effect in 1971 following an executive order from President Richard Nixon. Read More

Local lawmakers see potential in Rauner's budget plan

Meanwhile, state Rep. Mark Batinick, R-Plainfield, said it's clearer than ever the state needs more than an income tax increase as Census estimates indicate more people have moved out of IL a year ago than any other state in the country. "They're getting beat up by the unions". "He's talking about showing that we've cut and saved money everywhere we could, now we need some additional revenue, but along with that revenue comes property tax freezes, which is helpful to so many families back ... Read More

Northeast digging out from latest blast of winter weather

Snow totals generally ranged between a foot and foot-and-a-half across ME, while areas of central ME, including Waterville, received as much as two feet. Most major highways were cleared and planes began taking off again after thousands of flights were canceled across the region during the storm. This evening the rain will transition to scattered snow showers before ending Thursday morning. Read More

Benefit ride planned for missing Delphi teens

While police declined to formally name the girls, family and friends confirmed that the bodies of the two discovered teens Tuesday morning, were in fact that of Abigail "Abby" Williams and Liberty "Libby" German . "We're just praying for their safe return". The girls were reported missing around 5.30pm on Monday. According to WTTV, the girls were dropped off at a hiking trail and picked up by family members later in the day. Read More

McMahon Family Meet With Donald Trump At The White House

The SBA provides support to small businesses through loans and monitors officials' compliance with federal contract laws. McMahon was confirmed 81-19, one of the least-controversial confirmations of any of Trump's appointees. The real estate mogul's affiliation with the wrestling world may come as a shock to mere mortals, but hardcore WWE fans will remember the moment he shaved off Vince McMahon's hair. Read More

White House Mulling 3 Potential National Security Adviser's Replacements

White House Mulling 3 Potential National Security Adviser's Replacements

The White House is considering three candidates to serve as President Trump's national security adviser after Gen. Michael Flynn's resignation from that position Monday night. Similarly, Tommy Vietor, former spokesman for the National Security Council for the Obama administration also tweeted praise for Harward. He left a military career for a job as CEO for defense giant Lockheed Martin in the United Arab Emirates, where he is responsible for strategy, operations and growth, according to ... Read More

Fire Burns In Disneyland Parking Garage

Fire Burns In Disneyland Parking Garage

A few more reportedly had minor damage. The fire was reported at around 4.40pm (12.40am GMT) on the second floor of the six-storey Mickey & Friends auto park in the attraction's north-west corner. Police said the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries and refused to be taken to the hospital. "A lot of people are just exhausted; they've been here all day". Read More

Protesters Block Betsy DeVos From First Visit to Public School

There are good reasons for protesters to be to opposing DeVos. 'Shame! Shame! Shame! Shame!,' the man continued. "Shame! Shame!" before she reached the safety of her vehicle and was able to depart. White House staffers should know how to turn on the lights before they're allowed to make policy decisions that affect the entire country. They viciously smeared her as an ignorant, out-of-touch billionaire bigot. Read More

Ferocious New York blizzard will be over sooner than you think

Parts of central Pennsylvania had already picked up eight inches early Thursday, with northern Jersey hit with up to five inches. The heavy snowfall has dropped more than a foot in many locations over several northeastern states. Area effected by the weather system stretches from ME to northern Virginia, covering most large New England cities including Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. Read More

Quiet weather today with a major warm-up this weekend

Quiet weather today with a major warm-up this weekend

Winds could gust as high as 36 miles per hour. Winds are expected to come from the north at around 5 miles per hour before becoming calm in the evening. Saturday: Partly Cloudy. Windy and Warmer. Monday night: Mostly clear with lows in the lower 30s. Slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Read More

New York Winter Storm: The Photos You Need to See

Scores of accidents were reported as drivers confronted windblown snow and slick highways. Delta Airlines: Delta and its partner KLM are waiving change fees until February 12 on flights to and from 24 airports along the East Coast, but you can not have already checked in for your flight. Read More

USA might ask visa applicants for social media passwords

USA might ask visa applicants for social media passwords

United States might, very soon, introduce new vetting standards that would ask people coming to the USA to hand over their social media passwords and deny them entry in they refuse, the Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly informed the Congress. Read More