Top cop in D.C. slapped for gun restrictions

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1668525" align="aligncenter" width="606"] D.C. Mayor Cathy Lanier has denied almost every concealed-carry permit applicant since her office was ordered by a court to make the permits available more…

Worried mom's 'thank you' to cop goes viral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) As officials nationwide talk about the need to better police-community relations, a small act of kindness by a Virginia state trooper has gotten widespread attention on more…

FBI: No evidence bullet hit Amtrak train

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)The search for clues into what caused last week's deadly Amtrak train derailment continued even as thousands of commuters boarded trains Monday. The first trains rolled out before more…

Murders, shootings surge in Baltimore

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2027375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Baltimore is struggling with its homicide rate.[/caption] More than 30 people have been killed in Baltimore in 30 days, the homicide rate has hit more…

Feds look to reverse bee, butterfly decline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering more…

White House hopeful seeks 'free college for all'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2026925" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.[/caption] Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist who serves his Vermont constituency as an independent – and who just announced a more…

Cops warn bikers to stay away from Waco

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Waco, Texas (CNN)A memo has gone out to law enforcement in the wake of Sunday's shooting, warning officers that members of the Bandidos and Cossacks motorcycle gangs reportedly more…

Elian Gonzalez wants to come to U.S.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="dxdmE2dTqWRghAjc7dx-cKg9ku1WEoDS" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban who at the age of 6 was found floating in waters of Florida's coastline, after the boat he was sailing with more…