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Man who threatened to jump off bridge identified high school President

Man who threatened to jump off bridge identified high school President

Michael Giambelluca, President of De La Salle High School, has been reported as the man who stood atop the Huey P. Long Bridge yesterday, threatening to jump off the side. In a statement sent out by De La Salle High School, it is noted that Giambelluca will be taking an immediate leave of absence. Medical…MORE

Immigration courts experiencing backlog due to government shutdown

Immigration courts experiencing backlog due to government shutdown

The partial government shutdown has closed some immigration courts .creating a backlog In Pennsylvania, hundreds of non-detainee cases have been pushed months, some even years back. The non-detained courts, they aren’t running,” said Rosina Stambaugh, Immigration attorney. “Those are the people that have already been waiting two three years for that hearing,” Stambaugh added. York…MORE

House passes NATO bill to send a strong message to Trump

House passes NATO bill to send a strong message to Trump

The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Tuesday that would reiterate strong congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization alliance amid recent reports that President Donald Trump raised the idea of withdrawing from NATO several times last year. “It’s so disturbing — troubling to see the United States sending mixed signals about our commitment to…MORE

Ph.D. student accused of stealing his own car wins civil suit

Ph.D. student accused of stealing his own car wins civil suit

The Evanston Police Department has settled a civil case against a then Northwestern University engineering grad student accused of stealing his own car. On October 10, 2015, 25-year-old Lawrence Crosby pulled over, got out of his car with his hands up, and was taken to the ground by law enforcement. Evanston police officers are accused…MORE

Teen mortified by mom’s attempt at recreating ‘La La Land’ in traffic

Teen mortified by mom’s attempt at recreating ‘La La Land’ in traffic

We’ve all been there. It’s winter in Colorado and the interstate is stuck at a stand-still. For hours. How do you react? One mom and her son had very different moods. “We had been sitting for 4.5 hours in what looked like a zombie apocalypse on I-25 between Denver and Colorado Springs,” Wendy Chupp Gossett…MORE

Justice Department plans to ask Supreme Court to hear census case this term

Justice Department plans to ask Supreme Court to hear census case this term

The Department of Justice, reeling from a district court opinion that blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, signaled on Tuesday that it plans to ask the Supreme Court to take up the case on an expedited basis and decide the issue definitively by the end of June. “The…MORE

How to assist federal workers impacted by the shutdown

How to assist federal workers impacted by the shutdown

The federal government shutdown came about because of politics. But its repercussions are hitting average citizens without regard for partisanship. Hundreds of thousands of government employees — many still required to come into work — are turning to food banks and other programs to make ends meet. The national park system, airports, and even the…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Tuesday’s Dirt

Bebe Rexha says she was super excited to get nominated for a Grammy but fashion designers have ruined it for her.  She says that designers are refusing to make a custom gown for her because she is ‘too big.’  Bebe is a size 6/8 and says if that’s big than she doesn’t ‘want to wear…

Monday’s Dirt

Hot celebrity couple rumor.  Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron.  Best part is Charlize and Angelina Jolie have a long running feud over movie roles. The Situation already has a release date.  As it stands now, he will be released from prison on September 13th and will go to a halfway house for several months. Chris…