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St. Louis County police reach out for minority applicants

ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- Solomon Lewis never let go of his boyhood dream of becoming a police officer, even though he was pulled over once for loud music when his car didn't have a working radio and he often felt police targeted him for his race. On Frida ...

Order bars man from smoking inside his DC home

WASHINGTON (AP) — A temporary order by a Superior Court judge is keeping one man from lighting up inside his home in the District of Columbia. WJLA-TV reports that Edwin Gray's next door neighbors in northeast Washington have filed a civil suit claim ...

Secret Service embroiled in new scandal

Two senior members of the U.S. Secret Service are the focus of a Homeland Security investigation for allegedly operating a government vehicle while intoxicated, and running the car into a security barricade at the White House. The Washington Post rep ...

Obama's EPA hates your wood burning stove

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Smoke wafting from wood fires has long provided a familiar winter smell in many parts of the country — and, in some cases, a foggy haze that has filled people's lungs with fine particles that can cause coughing and wheezing ...

DC leaders legalize pot despite threats from Congress

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia defied threats from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative. Despite last-minute maneuvers by Republican leaders in Congress and threats that ...

Police seize property and cash in questionable raids

Thomas Williams was alone that November morning in 2013 when police raided his rural St. Joseph County home, wearing black masks, camouflage and holding guns at their sides. They broke down his front door with a battering ram. "We think you're dealin ...

Drone that crashed at White House operated by Intelligence agency employee

An employee of an obscure Defense Department intelligence agency has admitted flying a drone while drunk and being behind the White House crash, officials said. The man called to report he was behind the security breach in the small hours of Monday m ...

Small 'quadcopter' drone found at White House, Secret Service investigating

WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- The Secret Service has launched an investigation after a "device," which appears to be a small drone, was found somewhere in the White House. An on-duty Secret Service officer discovered the drone flying low to the ground at abou ...

West Hollywood law requires gender-neutral restroom

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — West Hollywood this week begins requiring gender-neutral restrooms under a law that aims to make those with a non-traditional "gender identity" more welcome. The ordinance that takes effect on Thursday requires that rest ...

Nanny Mayor Bans Foam Containers

[caption id="attachment_31008" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]New York City decided Thursday to ban all restaurants from using plastic foam containers as well as the loose packing material known as "peanuts." The measure, first ...


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