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Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train, authorities said. Conrad Gary and Eduardo Marmolejo were responding to a shots fired call on the city’s South Side when a passing train hit them, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters. The officers were searching an area near train tracks…MORE

Michael Flynn could leave sentencing hearing with no jail time

Michael Flynn could leave sentencing hearing with no jail time

On Tuesday, Michael Flynn may be the first defendant in Robert Mueller’s probe to receive his sentence and walk out of court with no jail time. He’d still be one of the most high-profile people convicted so far among Mueller’s cases. Flynn, who served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser for less than a…MORE

Review of misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh nears its end

Review of misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh nears its end

A Denver-based US appeals court that is handling misconduct complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is nearing resolution of the closely watched controversy. Officials at the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals put a notice on its website Monday afternoon announcing orders related to the complaints, as well as an order from Chief…MORE

Donald Trump’s constant, escalating test to the rule of law

Donald Trump’s constant, escalating test to the rule of law

He may be an imperfect messenger, but James Comey’s warning is still chilling. The former FBI chief is calling out what he sees as an increasingly obvious and disturbing trend: The President of the United States, far from upholding the rule of law, frequently seeks to shape it for personal and political gain. In just…MORE

Daughter signs for deaf dad at rock concert and doesn’t miss a beat

Daughter signs for deaf dad at rock concert and doesn’t miss a beat

Rocking out at a concert, Kari Carberry didn’t miss a beat as she signed the lyrics of the songs for her deaf dad in Canada last week. This father-daughter duo bonded over their love for the rock group Three Days Grace, and at the concert in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday they quickly went viral with…MORE

Mueller releases memo summarizing FBI’s interview with Michael Flynn

Mueller releases memo summarizing FBI’s interview with Michael Flynn

Special counsel Robert Mueller has released a January 2017 FBI memo detailing the interview by agent Peter Strzok and another FBI agent with President Donald Trump’s then-national security adviser, Michael Flynn. In the interview described in the memo, Flynn lied about his contact with then-Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak. The memo outlines…MORE