The Latest: ACLU blasts Portland police handling of protest

The Latest: ACLU blasts Portland police handling of protest

by Associated Press August 5 at 11:46 PM PORTLAND, Ore. — The Latest on protests in Portland, Oregon (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The head of the Oregon branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has criticized the way the Portland Police Bureau handled Saturday’s demonstrations. “The Portland Police Bureau’s response to protest is completely […]

Woman arrested after car sinks in river with 2 kids aboard

Woman arrested after car sinks in river with 2 kids aboard

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KWCH/AP/KCTV) 6:35 p.m. A Missouri woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a car plunged into the Kansas River and the body of her 5-year-old daughter was pulled from the water. The Lawrence, Kansas, police department says Scharron Renea Dingledine of Columbia, Missouri, was arrested on a first degree murder charge […]

Update: Police ID suspect in BART slashing incident

Update: Police ID suspect in BART slashing incident

OAKLAND — BART was hit with another episode of violence Friday night, when two men were slashed in an altercation aboard a train at MacArthur station, authorities said. A homeless man assaulted two men aboard a Richmond-bound train around 7:50 p.m., BART Deputy Police Chief Lance Haight told reporters Saturday. He identified the suspect as […]

MAGA hats, 'Fake News' shirts are hot sellers at Newseum, irritating reporters

MAGA hats, 'Fake News' shirts are hot sellers at Newseum, irritating reporters

“Make America Great Again” hats are displayed at Trump Tower in New York City, Aug. 20, 2016.  (Reuters) The Newseum in Washington, D.C., is an interactive museum that celebrates the role and history of the media in America. So, what are among the top-selling items in the museum’s gift shop and through its online store? […]

For auto industry, weaker fuel economy rules would mean a world of chaos

For auto industry, weaker fuel economy rules would mean a world of chaos

The Trump administration’s proposed rollback of auto fuel economy and emissions standards looks, on the surface, like a welcome gift to the auto industry. It’s more like federal regulators just handed the auto industry a great big box of chaos. The best outcome will be earnest negotiations to reach a new set of standards everyone […]

Family of hostage killed by Los Angeles police files claim

Family of hostage killed by Los Angeles police files claim

The family of a woman fatally shot by Los Angeles officers while firing at a man who held a knife to her throat filed a claim against the police department and the city, lawyers announced Wednesday. Elizabeth Tollison’s family, who filed the claim Tuesday, said at a news conference Wednesday that officers showed no regard […]