National

(New York, NY) -- New York City will pay more than two-million-dollars to the family of a homeless veteran who died of heat stroke in a Rikers Island jail cell. City officials announced the settlement today. Jerome Murdough died in February, after the temperature in his holding...
(Quantico, VA) -- Military officials are investigating the discovery of what appear to be ISIS leaflets near Virginia's Quantico Marine Corps Base. The "Marine Corps Times" reports a government employee found seven leaflets this week which have a reversed image of the flag used...
(New York) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average remains in record territory today. Stocks rallied after the Bank of Japan beefed up it's stimulus program, bringing the S&P 500 within point-one percent of its record high and causing the Dow to surge point-nine percent to a new...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The Reverend Al Sharpton is on his way back to Ferguson, Missouri to show support for Michael Brown. KTVI-TV reports Sharpton will take part in the "Justice for Michael Brown Weekend," which begins today. Michael Brown's parents are also expected to attend...
(Undated) -- Halloween spending is up from last year. According to two separate students, 75-percent of Americans were ready to spend money on Halloween, and 92-percent of parents were planning to spend an average of 83-dollars-each for candy, costumes and decor. The study also...
(Undated) -- A judge in Maine is lifting an order restricting nurse Kaci Hickox's interactions with the public. Hickox recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. She'd been ordered to avoid coming within three feet of people, but a state court judge now says...
(Providence, RI) -- President Obama is citing "substantial progress" in the recovery from the deep recession. Speaking at Rhode Island College Friday, the President said jobs continue to be added while the nation's unemployment rates drops. Obama argued that the nation is...
(Chicago, IL) -- Hundreds of planes are being grounded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, thanks to Mother Nature. So far, more than 300 flights have been impacted by strong winds and snow. It's not supposed to let up anytime soon. Forecasters say there will be a mix of...
(Washington, DC) -- Police in Washington, DC are searching for a man they say attacked a patrol officer with an ax. The incident happened early this morning near Catholic University. The officer was not hit, but he was hurt after getting into a scuffle with the ax-wielding man...