Category Archives: Top Stories

OC District Attorney Candidates Battle Over Handling Of Case

A fiery dispute between Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas continues, as each official accuses the other of mishandling information in the case of a Newport Beach doctor and his girlfriend who are accused of drugging and raping several women. Spitzer, who is running against Rackauckas in next month’s…MORE

11-Year-Old Boy Dies While Playing ‘Choking Game’

Tia Bodkins is urging parents to monitor their children’s online activity after the death of her 11-year-old son Carson. The Colorado mom says he had been playing “the choking game” before he died and learned about the popular challenge while watching YouTube MORE

Meet Trump’s new White House counsel

Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will be President Donald Trump’s next White House counsel, according to a source briefed on the matter. What will this mean for the Trump administration as midterms approach?MORE

Studies link weed legalization, car crashes

A study found that crashes are up as much as 6% in Washington, Oregon and Colorado, compared with neighboring states that have not legalized recreational use of marijuana, CNN’s Scott McLean reports.MORE

Mnuchin tweets he will not take part in Saudi summit

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced on Twitter that he will not participate in a high-profile investor conference in Saudi Arabia amid growing controversy over dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and apparent killing.MORE

Source: Cohen open to campaigning against Trump

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, said that this year’s elections “might be the most important in our lifetime” and sources say he is willing to campaign against Trump.

 Big Bird actor retiring after nearly 50 years

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” since the program’s 1969 premiere, announced that he is stepping down from the roles.MORE