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Mother of 4 killed by officers in Seattle

The transcript of a Seattle Police recording of the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman by officers shows that one of them said "get back" and "Tase her" and the other officer replied: "I don't h...

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Tropical Storm Bret Heads Toward Trinidad and Grenada

Tropical Storm Bret Heads Toward Trinidad and Grenada

The two tropical systems in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic are not expected to impact Central Florida, according to the National Weather Service . While it was too early to say if either of the s...

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Russian Federation suspends cooperation with USA in Syrian airspace

Russian Federation suspends cooperation with USA in Syrian airspace

It also comes after an American F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet shot down a Syrian SU-22 fighter-bomber Sunday in northern Syria as it "dropped bombs" near the Syrian Democratic Forces , a US-ba...

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U.S. lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

U.S. lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

Members of the U.S. Congress took the field for their traditional Republicans vs. Democrats baseball game on Thursday, with many wearing hats to honor Representative Steve Scalise , who was criticall...

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Rob Gronkowski disputes $100K-plus bar tab in CT

Rob Gronkowski disputes $100K-plus bar tab in CT

TMZ reported Monday that the star New England Patriots tight end and a group of 20 associates ran up a tab in excess of $100,000 while at Shrine Nightclub at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Uncasvill...

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Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

The officers drew their firearms, but the report says they eventually talked her into dropping the scissors. The woman, who was identified in the Seattle Times by family members as Charleena Lyle...

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Dust storm leads to fatal 25-car pileup near AZ, NM border

Dust storm leads to fatal 25-car pileup near AZ, NM border

Jose Manuel Clemente, 77, and Maurella Clemente Munoz, 38, both of El Paso, Texas, also lost their lives along with Josefina Silva, 47, of Escondido, California, KOB4 reports . Get Texas Take, the...

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Man charged with murder of Virginia teen

The teens had been participating in an overnight activity at a religious center, according to police, but they did not identify the center by name. They contacted the police and reported that Hassane...

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US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting

US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting

A list with several names of Congress members written on it was reportedly found with the man suspected of opening fire at a GOP baseball practice on Wednesday, according to several reports. Two Capit...

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Woman stabs her 4-year-old daughter, claims she is in heaven

Woman stabs her 4-year-old daughter, claims she is in heaven

Lewis is now in custody and has been charged with capital murder. Pictured, Houston , Texas mother, Laquita Lewis who murdered her four year old daughter, Fredricka Allen . That prompted famil...

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Foo Fighters Announce New Album And Music Festival

Foo Fighters Announce New Album And Music Festival

The artwork keeps with that clean, simple style. very classic Foo Fighters but the new record is the first for the new FF logo. "Produced by Greg Kurstin ( Adele , Sia, Pink ) and mixed by Darrel...

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Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

The Golden Knights must select one player from each presently existing team. Netminders have been the No. 1 selection in the last six NHL expansion drafts and nine of the entire 11 since the leagu...

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Allegiant adds nonstop service from Cincinnati to LA and Raleigh-Durham

Allegiant adds nonstop service from Cincinnati to LA and Raleigh-Durham

With the addition of this new route, Allegiant will serve nine cities out of the airport owned by St. Clair County. The seasonal flights will run twice a week between Indianapolis International Airpor...

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120-degree temperatures could disrupt flights in Phoenix

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are likely to reach record high temperatures with Tuesday expected to have a temperature high of 121 degrees. "These values could well break daily temperature records in ...

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United States senators dare Trump to veto sanctions against Russian Federation

On Wednesday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly , 97-2, to impose sanctions on Russian Federation for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. So far, at least, that has been a bet worth taki...

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Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

We ask at this time that our family are left to grieve in private". Members of the London fire service observe a minute silence for the victims of The Grenfell Tower block fire outside Notting...

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Attorney: Trump Not Under Investigation

Attorney: Trump Not Under Investigation

Some other people who know precisely how politicized the legal system has become, and like it that way, will exploit the fact that you are under investigation to stigmatize you. Sekulow said Trump...

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Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case

Reaction to court's decision to hear redistricting case

In 2012, after the map was introduced, Republicans won 60 seats in the 99-seat Assembly, even though the party's candidates won 48.6 percent of the two-party vote, according to the Brennan Center fo...

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Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

The move to focus on leaks comes as the Russian Federation investigation proceeds on multiple tracks - one investigation conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller , and others being led by Capito...

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Inmate wounds 2 deputies, then kills himself

Inmate wounds 2 deputies, then kills himself

Before escaping the building, Ferrell said Bell took aim at Bowen, who sat in the front of the courthouse. "We are extremely grateful for every call, text, message, prayer, and [the] support we have...

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Flash flood warning for New York City until 8 pm

Flash flood warning for New York City until 8 pm

The good news that will help prevent flooding is that we also have a good amount of wind. Editor's Note: The WTOP Workweek Weather Blog is intended as an in-depth yet plain language summary of t...

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Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

In June 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for the Redskins, saying the nickname is "disparaging to Native Americans" and can not be trad...

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Justices Take On Fight Over Partisan Electoral Maps

Justices Take On Fight Over Partisan Electoral Maps

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether gerrymandering meant to give an advantage to a political party is unconstitutional. Potter said the crux of the case in Wisconsin, a...

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Mother of 4 killed by officers was wielding knife

Lyles' sister, Monika Williams , said. Jamieson said that at some point after Lyles armed herself with a knife both officers "had to fire their service weapons". Lyles's family members revealed...

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Jared Kushner to visit Middle East

Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner will travel to the Middle East to pursue an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a White House official said. Top White House aide Kushner gives rare remarks...

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Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

But those instances hinged on racial makeup of districts, whereas the Wisconsin case hinges more explicitly on partisan gerrymandering . A supreme court ruling faulting the Wisconsin redistri...

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Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

Police arrested Martinez an hour or two later after he was seen driving suspiciously, and found what they believe to be the girl's body later on Sunday in a nearby pond. An autopsy will be performed...

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Who Was Charleena Lyles? She Was Shot & Killed After Calling 911

According to the Washington Post , Charleena is the third black woman to be killed by police officers in the United States this year, and the second one who was pregnant. The Seattle Police Departm...

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Storm chances increase for Monday and Monday night

Storm chances increase for Monday and Monday night

New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Chance of rain is 40 percent. A band of showers and thunderstorms near the Red River will move southeast through daybreak. TONIGHT:...

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Democrats Tie Up The Senate To Protest GOP Health Care Push

Democrats Tie Up The Senate To Protest GOP Health Care Push

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is launching digital "takeover" ads against three Senate Republicans and a governor to increase the pressure on the Senate's health-care bill at a time whe...

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Amazon shares hit intraday high in wake of Whole Foods deal

Amazon shares hit intraday high in wake of Whole Foods deal

Online grocery delivery can be notoriously hard, especially when it comes to the timely delivery of perishable goods, so here are five ways the purchase of Whole Foods will give Amazon an edge in ...

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Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded from Critical to Serious

Despite guarded optimism from Sava, another of Scalise's doctors told the Advocate that he expects his patient to walk - and even run - once he's had time to fully recover. "I feel a lot more confiden...

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Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical

Scalise's condition was upgraded to "serious", from "critical" after undergoing another surgery on Saturday, according to a statement from Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washin...

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Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

And that alone counted as news. The visits to Jerusalem and Ramallah by Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump , and national security aide Jason Greenblatt , were widely reported on Sunday night, a...

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Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

A member of the president's outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the targ...

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