Daily Archive: March 22, 2017

Mar 22

Union head: Border wall needed only in 'strategic locations'

The head of the union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents said Wednesday that a wall along the southern border was only necessary in “strategic locations.” During a Senate hearing on staffing needs for Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), National Border Patrol Council president Brandon Judd said, “We …

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Mar 22

Small fire in Fayette Mall food court

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – There was a small fire in the Fayette Mall food court Wednesday night after hours, according to the Lexington Fire Department. Firefighters say it happened around 10:00 p.m. in a fryer at Charley’s Philly Steaks. Investigators say employees quickly extinguished the fire. The food court was expected to be open on …

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Mar 22

Search on for two men who ran from car at end of police chase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police are looking for two men they say ran from a car at the end of a police chase in Fayette County Wednesday night. Investigators say it began on Iron Works Pike when Troopers tried to pull over the driver of a red Toyota Camry for speeding. State Police say …

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Mar 22

Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisc. shooting rampage

Four people including a police officer were killed in Wisconsin Wednesday after a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three different locations — a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex — and a dramatic standoff between police and the suspect, officials said. The suspect is in custody, police said. Around 12:30 p.m., police …

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Mar 22

Freeze Warnings Through Thursday morning

Overview: A FREEZE WARNING has been issued for the ABC 36 viewing area overnight into Thursday morning. Overnight low temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20 to lower 30s. A warming trend returns Thursday into the weekend, with upper 50s to lower 60s on Thursday, upper 60s on Friday, and low to mid …

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Mar 22

Trump lawyers ask court to move quickly on travel ban appeal

Donald Trump’s administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president’s revised travel ban. Lawyers for the president filed a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia on Wednesday. In it, they argue that the matter is one of national importance and …

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Mar 22

Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town

A police officer and three other people were shot and killed when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Wednesday, investigators said. A suspect was in custody. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex, where officers, including a SWAT team, …

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Mar 22

Army veteran suspected in stabbing went to New York to 'target black males,' say police

The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City on Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police. Authorities today identified the suspect as James Harris Jackson, 28, of Maryland, an Army veteran who’d served in Afghanistan. Aubry said that Jackson has a deep-seated hatred of black people. Police …

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Mar 22

Trump continues defense of 'wiretap' claims

President Donald Trump continued his defense Wednesday evening of his unsubstantiated claim that he was “wiretapped” by former President Barack Obama in a series of retweets from his @realDonaldTrump account. In back-to-back posts, Trump retweeted conservative radio host Bill Mitchell, an outspoken Trump supporter, who earlier tweeted about an assertion by House Intelligence Committee Chairman …

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Mar 22

Donald Trump Jr. criticizes London mayor after attack

Donald Trump Jr. criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan after a terrorist attack in London today near the Houses of Parliament, referring to remarks Khan made in 2016. On Twitter, Trump wrote, “You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in a big city, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan.” Accompanying the tweet …

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