Former UVa football player alleges hazing in lawsuit

The lawsuit continues to describe the incident: Dowling and Eldridge taunted Howard during practice and used athletic tape to mark off a fighting area in the locker room. "The bottom line - these student-athletes are continuing to play", Zeszutek said. The suit also alleges other instances of hazing, including of other first-year players, who were forced to fight or wrestle while naked or nearly-naked, a practice called "ramming".

Trump calls for congressional term limits

Expanding the definition of a lobbyist to close the loopholes that Trump says allow former government officials to label themselves consultants and advisers "when we all know they are lobbyists". With less than three weeks until election day, Donald Trump is making a last minute push to promote stronger restrictions on lobbyists and term limits for members of Congress .

Pence's IN successor pick not certain Trump voter

On Monday, he set aside questions of how he could reconcile his faith with his continued full-throated backing of Trump . That said, Pence seemed to throw his support behind his running mate when, immediately following the end of the debate, Pence tweeted: "Congrats to my running mate @realDonaldTrump on a big debate win!" Pence's remarks at a town hall meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, were among the first he has made publicly since the recording of Trump emerged on Friday.

Michael Horvath charged with murder of Holly Grim

He told detectives that his auto had a flat tire around two-and-a-half miles from Grim's home and he had gone home to fix it before making his way to work. She told police she met him once for lunch in December 2013, but then backed out of another meeting, telling Horvath she was meeting her boyfriend at a mall.

Paul Ryan says he won't defend Donald Trump

Trump reacted somewhat angrily, tweeting that "Paul Ryan should spend more time on balancing the budget, jobs and illegal immigration and not waste his time on fighting Republican nominee". Trump is unpopular among many Republicans and could drag candidates associated with him down, but he also has a passionate fan base that can't be ignored.

Haiti's southwest hunkers down in night of fury from Matthew

The fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade ripped into Haiti's southwestern peninsula early on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour (230 kph) winds and storm surges that killed at least one person and damaged homes. A hurricane watch was in effect for the Cuban province of Camaguey, the central Bahamas and the Turks and Caico Islands, and a tropical storm warning was issued for parts of the Dominican Republic, where authorities began mandatory evacuations of areas at risk for flooding.

Northbrook Junior High Teacher Has Walked 10000 Miles for Breast Cancer Awareness

Crow adopted her second son, Levi, in 2010. It's a disease that effects families across the country every day. For the past six years at Marsh's church, Mount Zion Baptist Church in LaFayette, members wear something pink in observance of Breast Cancer Month.

Hundreds of Penn State students march in search for 'clown'

Two suburban school districts on Long Island recently beefed up security after alerting police of clown reports . Students at Merrimack College in MA were told to shelter in place on Monday after a person dressed as a clown was reportedly seen with a weapon on campus.

South Korea, US to simulate attack on nuclear facility

The U.S. has no intention of invading North Korea , and has said so for decades. North Korea on Tuesday launched a successful ground test of a new high-powered rocket engine, according to state media, indicating the country is closer to acquiring long-range capabilities.

NYC's iconic Carnegie Deli is closing at the end of the year

Ave. where The Carnegie Deli is located. A NY institution since 1937, Levine's family has owned the deli shop since 1976. But unlike other instances of an long-running NY institution shutting its doors-Rizzoli Bookstore, for instance, or Pearl Paint on Canal Street-the closure isn't necessarily motivated by real estate interests.

Pence to meet with Walker in Wisconsin for debate prep

The debate will air on every major network and cable channel, as well as via live streaming online. But in campaign appearances, Kaine has done what Mike Pence is doing on the other side. Who is Tim Kaine. "This is someone who is really prepared to do the job of president from day one, and we're really eager to have him go up against Mike Pence and his record", Mook told WUSA9.

Former GOP Sen. John Warner endorses Hillary Clinton

He is a former Navy secretary and Senate Armed Service Committee chairman. Hillary Clinton's campaign said that retired Republican senator John Warner of Virginia will endorse Clinton, marking the first time he has endorsed a Democratic presidential candidate and adding to the list of high-powered GOP figures stepping away from Donald Trump.

Bronx house explosion kills Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, FDNY says

The firefighter who was killed by debris from the blast was a FDNY battalion chief, the Daily News reports . The blast just after 7am EDT also injured 20 people, including nine firefighters and six police officers, many of whom were transported to the hospital, fire officials said .

New Mexico murders jumped nearly 16 percent last year

Those crimes include "murder and non negligent manslaughter, rape , robbery, and aggravated assault", the FBI's website said. The number of murders reported by law enforcement agencies in four cities alone - Baltimore, Chicago , Milwaukee and Washington , D.C.

Police investigate deadly shooting/barricade near Rainbow and Warm Springs

The wounded victim was rushed to a hospital but later pronounced dead. Customers in businesses all around the Starbucks were evacuated, forcing dozens to hide in back rooms for more than an hour as the area became a crime scene. Police were phoned on Sunday a bit before noon regarding a hostage situation that was taking place in the area of Warm Springs Road and Rainbow Boulevard, according to the Washington Post .

Marlins face 'a lot of pain' in Fernandez death

The entire Miami Marlins team will wear jerseys with the number 16 on Monday against New York Mets to honor their late teammate Jose Fernandez . The Marlins' game Sunday at home against the Atlanta Braves was canceled. But we'll get through because we have to. The Florida Marlins selected Fernandez in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. He became a two-time All-Star and the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year .

Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie is charged

The mayor then fought back by tackling the man, who now face assault charges. Of his politically motivated pieing, he said: "I feel bad that I sent the message to a lot of people of violence and that I sent a message that would scare people, because that wasn't my intention".

Wells Fargo drops sales goals for retail bankers

Mark Folk, a spokesman for the San Francisco-based bank, declined to comment. The huge package was accrued over her two-plus decades at Wells Fargo and was not directly tied to her retirement. The bank has tightened compliance procedures, including sending customers an e-mail to verify an account has been established within one hour of a deposit account being opened, according to Wells Fargo's presentation.

Charlotte mayor asks 2016 hopefuls to delay visits

Clinton's campaign announced late Friday that she would postpone a visit to the city after having announced that she would go to Charlotte on Sunday. After further discussions with community leaders, we have made a decision to postpone Sunday's trip as to not impact the City's resources.

Clinton postponing visit to Charlotte

Jennifer Palmieri, Clinton's campaign communications director, said in a statement that after "further discussion with community leaders" Clinton had chose to postpone the trip "as to not impact the city's resources". "In the meantime, her prayers are with the people of Charlotte during these hard days". Clinton's campaign said earlier in the day that she would travel to Charlotte on Sunday, one day before her first high-profile debate with Republican Donald Trump.

GfK Poll: Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency

But even on her biggest weaknesses, Trump fails to do much better in polling. "First, last year, I promised to support the Republican nominee". Sixty per cent of registered voters say he does not respect "ordinary Americans", according to the poll .

Air Force identifies pilot who died in California U-2 crash

Another pilot who survived sustained injuries that are not life-threatening and is now recovering in good condition at a local medical facility, base officials said Wednesday. The Beale Air Force Base hosts the U-2 which is usually a single-seat airplane as well as the two-seat version of the plane which is often used for training purposes.

'Fault in Our Stars' wife dies days after husband

Both families believed Katie's condition was far worse than Dalton's, saying she wasn't expected to make it much longer. Andrew Carpenter, the owner of Carpenter, Fritz & Vice Funeral Home in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, confirmed 26-year-old Katie Prager's death and said funeral arrangements are pending.

Student charged with assault after fighting high school teacher

The fight broke out at Lincoln High School on Monday, police say. A crowd of about two dozen people looked to have watched. He has been charged with simple assault, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person. The Teacher's Union says they don't have a statement on the matter. "We take the safety of our students and our teachers very seriously", said H.

Gas shortages being seen at some pumps

Areas in Northern California and their current gas price climate: Stockton- $2.66/g, up 2.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.63/g. There have been some reports by viewers of gas prices shooting up to more than $4.00 a gallon at some stations in the metro area.

Diane James elected the new leader of Ukip

Former UKIP Deputy Chairman and MEP for South East England got 8,451 votes to replace Nigel Farage. Speaking about Liam Fox, Mr Farron will say: "Has he read his job description, do you think?" "I don't have the same national profile as Diane, she is in the media and on the television an terrible lot and a big part of any election is the recognition factor".

Missouri lawmakers override gun, voter ID vetoes

Jay Nixon's veto of Senate Bill 656 . The measure would have allowed the state Highways and Transportation Commission to create a testing program in which trucks can drive within 50 feet of each other using technology that syncs the trucks to brake or accelerate with each other.

Leaky pipeline causes United States gas prices to spike

The gasoline pipeline spill occurred south of Birmingham and shut down a major pipeline that connects refineries in Houston, Texas, with parts of the country leading all the way to NY. In South Carolina, prices rose overnight by a penny to an average $1.93 per gallon. RBOB gasoline futures for October were trading at $1.46 per gallon, up 2.2 percent on the day and more than 7 percent for the week.

Boy, 13, fatally shot by cop had pulled out BB gun

The shooting comes amid intense scrutiny nationwide on how officers use deadly force, an issue that prompted protests in Columbus this summer and roiled other OH cities in recent years. "It turns out to not be a firearm in the sense that it fires real bullet, but as you can see it looks like a firearm that could kill you", Jacobs said.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump in Tight Race, New Poll Shows

She also repeatedly sidestepped questions about when her running mate Tim Kaine was informed. Eastern time rally on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She then tried to shift attention, by talking about the alleged Russian interference in this year's elections and criticized Trump's "alarming closeness with the Kremlin over the course of this campaign".

Hillary Clinton's body double: weird conspiracies ignite after 9/11 faint

An issue which had been previously dismissed as conspiracy theory now taking center stage. One sceptic on Twitter suggested the real Hillary had a nose that turns upward, while her double's turns downward. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty ImagesCLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 05: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pauses to take a drink of water to help soothe a cough during a campaign rally at Luke Easter Park on September 5, 2016 in Cleveland, ...

Syria denies using poisonous gas in Aleppo

United Nations work in the country came under fire last week when The Guardian reported that lucrative aid contracts had gone to people and entities closely allied with Mr. The Assad government manipulates relief efforts to deprive Syrians in besieged areas outside government control from much needed services, the letter said.

Missing 13-year-old found dead in stream near Pa

The station reports that Shevy McGiffin's body was found by the Clarion Volunteer Fire Department, which was part of a search crew. Tina also posted on her Facebook before Shevy's body was found, saying: "It's going on 48 HOURS NOW!" "She was a sweet girl".

Mike Pence releases tax returns, earned $113026 in 2015

The word was spoken by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , who is perhaps Trump's most fervent campaign surrogate . Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton described Trump's remarks about the Russian President as weird and scary.

MAC official says CMU's final play shouldn't have happened

The play will surely become the most-buzzed about college football moment of the week and possibly of the season, some say. It's a bit of a confusing rule, as Oklahoma State shouldn't necessarily be rewarded for committing an intentional grounding penalty that would have given the ball to Central Michigan.

Supreme Court order allows straight ticket voting in Michigan

State and local officials said they needed to finalize the ballots by today so they can be printed in time for absentee voting. According to theDetroit Free Press, the group plans to petition the U.S. "Because African-American majority districts in MI such as Detroit have also historically faced some of the longest wait times in the state, the increase in long lines occasioned by the elimination of straight-party voting will impact these voters to an even more significant degree", wrote ...

Escaped homicide suspect eludes Nevada authorities

Somehow, in the time he was left alone, Perez turned his wrists until the steel handcuffs immobilizing his arms snapped altogether, police said in a statement. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. "But the bigger focus is", he added, "we have a homicide suspect on the loose". Patty said the department will take a closer look at the details of Perez's escape.

Kaine defends Hillary - with specter of 44-year-old Nixon scandal

Clinton's support has dropped steadily in the weekly tracking poll since August 25, eliminating what had been a eight-point lead for her. On Wednesday, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine suggested that Donald Trump would have conflicts of interest as Commander in Chief because of his extensive overseas business dealings and his "bromance" with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Remains Found in Central Minnesota Have Been Identified as Jacob Wetterling

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says that dental records confirmed the remains are Jacob's. Danny Heinrich, who police have called a person of interest in Wetterling's abduction, led the Federal Bureau of Investigation to the boy's remains, a law enforcement source confirmed to CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton on Saturday.

Explosion at SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

At the time, a rocket support strut snapped and evidently allowed helium to escape. "Per standard operating procedure, the pad was clear and there were no injuries". This could also jeopardize (to an extent) the ISS mission, as SpaceX was also scheduled to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. It had carried out another eight successful launches since June 2015, including last month when a Falcon 9 successfully placed a Japanese communications satellite in orbit, and then ...

JetBlue Mixes Up 2 Boys, Sends to Wrong Cities

The airline reports that when it learned of the mistake, it took the appropriate steps to get the children to the correct destinations. Instead, Martinez's son, Andy, was sent there. "I still haven't stopped crying". Andy Martinez and his mother have since been reunited. When it put her on the phone with him, he said, "Mami, they put me on another plane", she told the newspaper.

US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

Rakoff, the court dismissed Wilson's claims that her rights were violated. The ruling only applies to states in the 9th Circuit's jurisdiction, but unfortunately for those wishing to treat their ailments while exercising their Second Amendment rights, that's still a lot of states.

Heroin's negative effect on children, families in Hamilton County

Stephen Wheeles of the Indiana State Police, beyond the state line in Jennings County, Indiana , there were 11 heroin overdoses throughout the same period on Tuesday. "We haven't had any overdoses yet, knock on wood", Kinder said. "The Cincinnati Police Department has received preliminary information that there have been a very high number of Heroin related overdoses in the area today".

US home prices rise in June at slowest pace in 10 months

The index for San Francisco condo values dropped 1.3 percent in June, the first month-over-month drop of over a percent since the first quarter of 2012. That lack of inventory is leading to bidding wars among many potential buyers, which has been a big booster of home prices. "In the strongest region, the Pacific Northwest, prices are rising at more than 10 percent".

Maine Governor May Resign After Homophobic Threats to Lawmaker

LePage had been angry with Gattine because he thought Gattine called him a racist. He said he still has the energy to tackle his policy issues, but if he has "lost my ability to convince the ME people that's what we need. Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday he's considering resigning after making homophobic threats to a lawmaker that made national news. Some Democratic legislative leaders are calling upon their Republican colleagues to either persuade LePage to resign, vote to censure him, or ...

Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reported

There was no shooting and no injuries. In the NY incident this month, two people reported hearing what they thought were shots fired, law enforcement sources said then. All terminals and roads into the airport were reopened around 11 p.m. Passengers had to be re-screened through security. A search uncovered no evidence of a gunman or shots fired.

Driver Jailed in Minnesota Crash that Killed 2 Michigan Firefighters

Anoka County Jail records show the 28-year-old man from Baraga, Michigan, was arrested after the crash Saturday on Interstate 35W in the Minneapolis suburb of Blaine. The firefighters were members of the Beartown Firefighting Crew in Baraga, Mich., according to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. The crew was part of a three-vehicle convoy traveling from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to Utah to help fight the Box Canyon Fire.

Flood volunteer bus hits fire truck; 2 dead, dozens hurt

The bus then struck three firefighters, throwing them from the elevated portion of the interstate over the guard rail and into the water below. State police say that driver of the bus had no driver's license nor a license to operate a commercial vehicle.

Libertarian Gary Johnson to appear on Ohio ballot

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson will speak at a luncheon of the Detroit Economic Club on September 14, the club announced Thursday. Johnson is also competing with the Green Party ticket nominee Jill Stein , and independent Evan McMullin .

Why the EU's tax probe of multinationals is raising US ire

In a white paper that contained a scathing critique of the investigation into Apple's tax arrangements with Ireland, the U.S. accused the commission of overstepping its powers and setting itself up as a "supranational tax authority". A US Senate investigation in 2013 found that Apple paid little or no tax on profits of at least $74bn over four years by exploiting gaps in the Irish and American tax code.