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There's an issue in the NBA that hasn't been discussed enough: the Dallas Mavericks' dynamic rookie point guard, Dennis Smith Jr., isn't getting very much respect from officials when he drives into the paint. For a super-explosive guard that attacks the rim on a nightly basis, the fact that Smith Jr. is only ...
It's uncommon for townships to amend their budgets this late in the fiscal year - but it was a urgent move that has left some township officials frustrated. "In my 30 years as an elected official, I never had anything that was this out of hand," Trustee Dan Shea said. "It's unusual, but you couldn't have predicted ...
Those proposals were raised on Tuesday when delegations from both Koreas met for talks at the border village of Panmunjom, though the joint statement released at the end of the negotiations did not mention them. South Korean officials said they would continue to discuss the proposals with the North ...
A murder-for-hire plot spun out of a love triangle went awry when the wrong woman was kidnapped and killed, authorities said. A woman's body was found Monday in Florida's Ormond Beach and later identified as 42-year-old Janice Marie Zengotita-Torres, who had been reported missing in Osceola ...
A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars on a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. Hawaii officials apologized repeatedly and said the alert was sent when ...
Austin firefighters work at a two-alarm apartment fire near I-35 and East Rundberg Lane on Thursday January 4, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN. 7 p.m. update: Austin fire crews on Thursday afternoon put out a large fire at an apartment building in North Austin, officials said. The fire was ...
That was the unified message from officials from the IIHF, USA hockey, and the Buffalo Sabres as they met with media Thursday afternoon in KeyBank Center. The attendance in Buffalo has not been what organizers hoped for. The optics from KeyBank Center have been poor, with plenty of good seats ...
A man has potentially life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed outside the Austin Resource Center for the homeless on Thursday night, EMS and police officials said. Medics responded at 6:49 p.m. to the victim, estimated to be in his 50s, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. police said they have a ...
Now election officials are turning to a ceramic bowl. But even that may not be enough. Although a drawing of names is scheduled for Thursday morning to determine who will occupy the seat in the 94th District, the loser could push for a second recount or ask the House to step in and pick a winner.
Turkish officials Angry Over Conviction Of Turkish banker In U.S. Court ... Turkish officials are reacting angrily to a guilty verdict in a trial in New York. The case turned up testimony alleging high-level corruption in Turkey, including bribery that allowed Turks to violate U.S. sanctions on business with Iran.
L.A. County officials said Thursday that a woman had been infected with the Zika virus by her partner in the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the county. A man who lives in L.A. County traveled to Mexico and became infected with the Zika virus in early November, and shortly afterward his female ...
Justice Department officials were reluctant on Thursday to predict that a change in federal policy toward marijuana would result in aggressive new enforcement measures against an industry that has grown rapidly in the past few years. They conceded that the shift injected uncertainty into the system ...

The Trump Administration's proposal to expand offshore oil development is being met with unyielding opposition in California, where drilling in coastal waters has been deeply unpopular since a devastating 1969 spill off the coast of Santa Barbara. That blowout on an offshore platform spewed more than 3 ...
Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser, will soon leave the Trump administration, multiple news outlets reported. Powell is one of the top national security officials in the White House. Her departure is the most significant exit since Steve Bannon left his position as the White House chief strategist in ...
And how many? You don't have to be a reporter, either. California paralegal Angela Greben has submitted dozens of requests for social media block lists and publicizes them on her blog, "government Block Lists Revealed." We've laid out below how you can find out if elected officials are blocking anyone.
Even before Shohei Ohtani decided on the Los Angeles Angels on Friday afternoon, a number of MLB officials told ESPN that they wouldn't be surprised if his decision, regardless of the team, spawned an immediate investigation into how the process played out. Commissioner Rob Manfred and other MLB ...
MOULTON -- Lawrence County's solid waste department and Sheriff's Office are expected to be the major beneficiaries of the County Commission purchasing a former union building, officials said Friday morning. County Attorney Dave Martin said Lawrence County should take control of the ...
Vaporizers also can deliver THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, but that appears to be much less common in schools, where officials are more worried that students are becoming addicted to nicotine and at risk of transitioning to cigarettes. Shedd, who has been Cape Elizabeth high school's principal ...
Payton said he has not talked to anyone from the league yet, but he was still fuming Friday afternoon over what he called "extremely poor" officiating and said the inconsistency and "confidence level" in officials needs to be improved from the top of the league office. "It's frustrating when you have a game, instead of it being ...
Authorities in the Siberian city of Tomsk have rejected an application from locals wishing to hold a demonstration using the slogan "Anticorruption Picket In Support Of Vladimir Putin." Activist Galina Shergina told RFE/RL on December 9 that local pensioners had submitted the application in order to draw ...
Utah Health Officials See Rise in Fentanyl-Related Deaths. A report from the Utah Department of Health says fentanyl-related deaths increased by 78 percent from 2015 to 2016. Nov. 29, 2017, at 4:07 p.m.. Utah Health Officials See Rise in Fentanyl-Related Deaths ...
Stamford -- The superintendent of the city's schools says he's exploring other funding options to reinstate media paraeducators as he continues to wait for allocations from the state. "It's been almost a month since the (state) budget was resolved," Superintendent of Schools Earl Kim said Wednesday.
Nasdaq plans to launch bitcoin futures as early as the second quarter of 2018, according to exchange officials. The CBOE and the CME have also announced plans to launch futures tied to the cryptocurrency shortly. A Nasdaq spokesperson said that the exchange's futures would differentiate from CBOE ...
MASSENA -- A day after one major retailer announced it would be closing its Massena store, a second one announced the same news on Tuesday. Company officials announced in a news release that the Hannaford Superstore in the St. Lawrence Plaza will close on July 21 when its lease expires.
The Treasury did not tell officials in Northern Ireland about restrictions on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme funding, an inquiry has been told. The public inquiry was set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the green energy initiative, after its costs spiralled. It was told officials running the ...
Authorities in Beijing are investigating more than a dozen officials over their roles in a deadly fire and a kindergarten child abuse case, two scandals that have rattled the capital in the last fortnight. In the township of Xihongmen in Beijing's southern Daxing district, two officials had been suspended from their ...
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee is requesting additional documents from former Trump campaign officials as part of the committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the committee's ranking member, sent letters to former Trump ...
There's little consensus among Anaheim's elected officials on the cause of the turnover among top staff. Mayor Tom Tait attributed the July resignation of City manager Paul Emery to the council "changing directions" after an election that brought in three new members. A lack of job security, he said, is part of ...
Texas officials will not use the name of the 26-year-old Sutherland Springs church shooter going forward because "we do not want to glorify him ...
Six refereeing trios, one from each confederation, will officiate the matches. FIFA has also selected eight more referees to operate as video ...
Local officials in the counties that own and maintain UW Colleges facilities say a sense of identity between campus and community is important.
In terse and sometimes heated exchanges with members of the committee, Page admitted that he had met with Russian officials and discussed ...
Texas shooting suspect's phone too encrypted to access for now, officials ... suspect Devin Kelley because it is encrypted, officials said today.
The special counsel's office says Papadopoulos kept trying to organize a meeting between the campaign and Russian government officials ...
Officials with the Navigation Team, overseen by the city's Department of finance and Administrative Services (FAS), say the civil-rights office's ...
Shelton Board of Alderman President John Anglace, left, and Planning & Zoning Commission Chairman Ruth Parkins are concerened over ...
U.S. officials in Somalia have been ordered to leave Mogadishu due to the risk of terrorist attacks, the State Department announced in a bulletin ...
Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on the antler hunting from ... Officials in February enacted Utah's temporary closure on collecting ...
White House officials and Asian leaders are worried that North Korea may provoke a crisis in an effort to throw President Donald Trump's trip to ...
WASHINGTON -- Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, met Russian government officials during a July ...
"This involves both elected officials and non-elected government employees," he said. "They know who they are, some have been named.".
Mr. Trump was barely aware of the report's existence, several White House officials said. Some critics of climate change science attacked the ...
Officials of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the company developing a new fare system to replace the MetroCard say they will do ...
Two United Nations human rights specialists have called on Iran to stop intimidating BBC journalists after the British broadcaster complained to ...
ADELANTO -- Authorities placed a 60-year-old man behind bars last week after DNA evidence tied him to an alleged rape reported nearly six ...


 

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