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Nikki Haley says no chance of being Trump VP, says she ‘would’ve gotten out already’

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley says there is zero chance of her becoming the vice presidential nominee alongside former President Donald Trump. Speaking with Fox News’s Bret Baier in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, during the final days of her campaigning in the state. “We’re gonna see what happens tomorrow,” Haley told Baier. “But look, the problem when people say, ‘Why is she doing this? Why…

Tennessee bill would require defendants convicted of killing a parent to pay victims’ children

Tennessee lawmakers proposed legislation that would require defendants convicted of certain violent crimes that killed a parent to pay the victim’s children until the children become adults. SB2878/HB2960 is sponsored by Sen. Sara Kyle and Rep. G.A. Hardaway, both Democrats, in their respective chambers. The legislation would create a new financial penalty for those convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, vehicular homicide and…

Delaware police investigating possible abuse of special needs students at elementary school

Special needs children at a Delaware elementary school may have been abused inside the classroom by three teachers, according to police. Families in Smyrna, Delaware, met with school administrators after learning their special needs children may have been the victims of abuse inside the classroom. Smyrna Police are investigating the possibility that three teachers at Smyrna Elementary engaged in professional misconduct. Police are working with…

Chicago security guard gunned down with rifle, killed in Family Dollar store: police

A Chicago security guard was gunned down at a Family Dollar store in the city’s West Side, police said. According to FOX 32, citing the Chicago Police Department, authorities were called to the discount store on Friday afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m. Authorities said that the suspect approached 43-year-old Loyce Wright with a rifle and gunned him down in the store. Wright, a security guard…

Teen charged in fatal shooting of Detroit-area man known for vigilante sex predator stings

A 17-year-old male has been charged in the fatal shooting of a Detroit-area man who had been trying to expose sexual predators by posing as a teenaged girl on social media in unauthorized “sting” operations. Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald announced the charges of homicide, carrying a concealed weapon and using a firearm during a felony. There is no evidence that the shooting was related…

San Diego man charged for threats to Arizona election worker: ‘run’ and ‘hide’

A San Diego man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of leaving threatening messages on the personal cellphone of an Arizona election worker he accused of rigging the 2022 election results, federal prosecutors said. The 52-year-old was charged with one count of communicating an interstate threat and will make an initial court appearance Friday in San Diego, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of…

Washington, DC charter school student robbed of Air Jordan sneakers at gunpoint near campus

A public charter school student in Washington, D.C., was robbed of his Air Jordan sneakers at gunpoint near the campus shortly after dismissal on Wednesday afternoon. A report from the Metropolitan Police Department said detectives believe the Paul Public Charter School student was walking along 8th Street Northwest and Peabody Street Northwest at around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday when he was robbed, according to FOX 5…

WATCH: Minnesota craft brewery worker knocked to ground by beer geyser after beverage bursts from tank

A Minnesota craft brewery worker was knocked off his feet and flung across the room by a geyser of beer after the tank exploded in a hilarious viral video. The Back Channel Brewing Co. posted the now-viral video of the explosion on their Instagram, which featured their employee named Brendan Babcock. The video showed Babcock getting blown off his feet when a torrent of beer…

Only 288 Chinese citizens deported from US in FY 23 despite 24,000 encounters at border as influx continues

Only 288 Chinese citizens were deported from the United States during the 2023 fiscal year despite border authorities encountering more than 24,000 in the same time frame – according to a December report – as concerns have increased over a sudden influx of Chinese migrants at a key border sector.  More than 21,000 Chinese citizens have already been apprehended in the Border Patrol’s San Diego…

Texas law enforcement who responded to Uvalde school shooting ordered to testify before a grand jury: reports

Multiple law enforcement officers have been ordered to appear before a grand jury investigating nearly two years following the deadly Uvalde school shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead as heavily armed agents hesitated to confront the lone gunman. According to the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV, subpoenas for an in-person hearing have been issued, and a hearing is set to begin at the Uvalde…

2 suspects in 2018 Vermont murder-for-hire case to stand trial in September

The two men facing federal charges connected to a murder-for-hire plot that led to the 2018 abduction and killing of a Vermont man will go on trial in September, a federal judge said Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford set Sept. 23 as the start date for the trial of Serhat Gumrukcu, of Los Angeles, and Berk Eratay, of Las Vegas. They pleaded not…

Hydeia Broadbent, activist known for childhood AIDS advocacy, dead at 39

Hydeia Broadbent, a prominent HIV/AIDS activist known for her inspirational talks in the 1990s as a young child to reduce the stigma surrounding the virus she was born with, has died. She was 39. Broadbent’s father announced her death in a Facebook post, saying she had died unexpectedly “after living with Aids since birth,” but did not provide more details. “Despite facing numerous challenges throughout…

NYC spending $53M on migrant prepaid debit cards with 1 in 4 kids living in poverty

As New York City Mayor Eric Adams sets to dish out $53 million in pre-paid credit cards to illegal migrants, a startling new study has revealed that more of the city’s residents are becoming poorer, with one in four children now living in poverty. Nearly two million, or 23% percent, of the city’s residents were unable to afford basic necessities like housing and food in…

New York man confesses to kidnapping and sexual assault of 9-year-old girl in state park

A man accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from a state park in upstate New York pleaded guilty to two felony counts and faces 47 years to life in prison. Craig N. Ross Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday under a plea deal to first-degree kidnapping and predatory sexual assault of a child, according to the Saratoga County district attorney. Ross was charged in the abduction of…

Portland woman wanted in husband’s murder found dead, police say

A Portland, Oregon, woman suspected in the murder of her husband was found dead Tuesday after nearly a month on the run, authorities said. Analiesa Golde was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound near Long Beach, a coastal town in southwest Washington, the Portland Police Bureau said in a statement. Golde’s Toyota 4Runner was also recovered.  Golde was wanted in connection to the…

Trial to assess Texas high school’s punishment of Black student over hairstyle in light of new law

A trial is set to be held Thursday to determine if a Black high school student in Texas can continue being punished by his district for refusing to change his hairstyle, which he and his family say is protected by a new state law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination. At issue is whether Darryl George’s monthslong punishment for violating his Houston-area school district’s dress code…

Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing wraps up in London, decision not expected until at least next month

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s hearing at the British High Court in London for his possible final appeal challenging his extradition to the U.S. concluded on Wednesday. The court is not expected to make a decision on the Australian publisher’s fate until at least next month. The two-day appeal hearing before a panel of two judges wrapped up after U.S. lawyers delivered arguments, as they seek…

Trump teases fight with McConnell in Fox News town hall: ‘I don’t know that I can work with him’

Former President Trump appeared to tease a fight could take place between him and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell should he win the White House in November. Trump made the comments during a Fox News town hall with host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday night. Trump and McConnell have maintained a fractious relationship since McConnell held nothing back in condemning Trump for the storming of the…

Illegal immigrant led police on wild high-speed chase in stolen Maryland state tow truck: ICE

A man accused of stealing a Maryland State Highway Administration tow truck and leading police on a wild, high-speed chase on Friday was in the United States illegally. Cesar Flavio Lanuza, a Nicaraguan citizen, led authorities on a wild chase in which he allegedly hit other cars and police cruisers before stopping in Silver Spring, Fox DC reported.  He was arrested and U.S. Immigration and…

Atlanta bans right turns on red at some intersections, officials say move will foster ‘sense of community’

Atlanta lawmakers have approved a new city ordinance banning right turns at red stoplights in certain neighborhoods. The Atlanta City Council met Monday and passed the new traffic ordinance in a vote of 10-3, FOX 5 Atlanta reported.  “We did it! Thank you to my colleagues for adopting my legislation prohibiting turns at red lights in central Atlanta!” Councilman Jason Dozier said. “Pedestrian safety and…

‘America’s Most Wanted’ suspect linked to child sex crimes caught in Florida

A suspected child sex offender featured on “America’s Most Wanted” was arrested in Florida over the weekend, authorities said.  Davie Albarran, 51, who had a warrant for his arrest in Osceola County for sexual battery on a child under 12 and lewd conduct with a child under 12, was taken into custody in Lakeland on Sunday night, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Monday.  He…

Indiana reporter arrested for threats against pro-Israel officials: ‘Kill every Jew’

A freelance reporter based in Fort Wayne, Indiana is facing up to five years in federal prison after allegedly threatening to “kill every Jew” in the city and “shoot every pro-Israel U.S. government official,” according to a federal affidavit filed in court last week. Jeffrey Stevens, 41, is charged with posting threats using interstate communications, which carries a maximum of five years in federal prison….

7 things you should never ask Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa

You’re suddenly thrown into a situation where you must perform CPR to save a life. Oh, no — you don’t remember anything from that course 15 years ago. You might think a quick “Hey, Siri” would pull up the instructions quickly and clearly, but that’s absolutely the worst thing to do. In a recent study, researchers asked voice assistants about cardiac arrest emergencies. Yep, it was…

Pennsylvania authorities identify police officer wounded in fatal gunfire exchange

Authorities have identified a southeastern Pennsylvania police officer wounded in an exchange of gunfire that killed a suspect over the weekend. The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office on Sunday identified the wounded officer as Chester Police Detective Steve Byrne, saying in a social media post that officials were “deeply saddened” by Saturday afternoon’s events but “enormously grateful” that Byrne was expected to make a full…

US students are putting off college decisions due to delay in financial aid applications

For many students, the excitement of being accepted into their first-choice college is being tempered this year by a troublesome uncertainty over whether they’ll get the financial aid they need to attend. The financial aid decisions that usually go out with acceptance letters are being delayed because of a later-than-expected rollout of a revised Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the form commonly known as…

Shooting at Indianapolis Waffle House kills 1, injures 5 others

One person was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting at a Waffle House in Indianapolis, Indiana, early Monday morning, according to police. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police responded at about 12:30 a.m. to the Waffle House in the 2600 block of South Lynhurst Drive following a report of a person shot, Fox 59 reported. Officers arrived at the scene and found at least five…

Alabama mom runs over her 7-year-old son with car after making him walk home from school as punishment: police

An Alabama mother has been charged with child abuse after she accidentally ran over her 7-year-old son while making him walk home from school as a punishment, according to the Boaz Police Department.  Police said the incident happened on Feb. 9 around 3:30 p.m. when Sarai Rachel James, 27, picked up her son from school in Boaz, Alabama. James was told that her son had…

Colorado police identify 2 killed in college dorm shooting

Two people found dead inside a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus dorm room on Friday have been identified by police, after revealing the incident appears to be isolated and is being investigated as a homicide, not a murder-suicide. The Colorado Springs Police Department, on Sunday, identified the victims as 24-year-old Samuel Knopp of Parker, Colorado, and 26-year-old Celie Rain Montgomery of Pueblo, Colorado….

New presidential rankings place Obama in top 10, Reagan and Trump below Biden

A new ranking of presidents by a group of experts determined that Abraham Lincoln is America’s greatest president, while Donald Trump is ranked in last place. Lincoln topped the list of presidents in the 2024 Presidential Greatness Project expert survey for the third time, following his top spot in the rankings in the 2015 and 2018 versions of the survey. According to a release from…

Charlotte protesters attack officers, set tractor-trailer on fire in riot at Eritrean ‘cultural event’: police

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department said eight people were arrested Saturday during a 10-hour “protest and standoff” that stemmed from an Eritrean “cultural event.”  Clashes erupted between rival groups of Eritreans, and police confirmed that officers trying to disperse the unlawful crowds were attacked by people wielding sticks, rocks and other items.  Crowds also set a tractor on fire in North Carolina’s largest city, and…

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