Protesters chanted “blood on your hands” on Monday, August 21, at the first meeting of the Charlottesville City Council following violence at a white nationalist rally in the city that left one dead and 19 injured. Protesters were angered over the city council’s decision to allow the “Unite the Right” rally to be held in Charlottesville on August 12.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for much of Centre County on Saturday night. The wind and rain caused some damage and power outages. Video shows some lightning through the Centre Region before the rain.
Parents of Timothy Piazza are attending preliminary hearings in the Beta Theta Pi case. Piazza died due to injuries he suffered during and after a fraternity ceremony. The hearing was continued Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 in Bellefonte at the Centre County Courthouse.
A male engineer at Google blamed biological differences for the paucity of female programmers in his widely shared memo, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber." Google's just-hired head of diversity, Danielle Brown, responded with her own memo, saying that diversity and inclusion were critical to the company's success. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination.
A Facebook page dedicated to finding Ron Tarnowski, 82, and Mary Tarnowski, 78, of Minnesota posted video of the couple entering a business at a store near Brookston. The surveillance video was captured on July 29, 2017. The couple was found dead on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
At least 10 people were injured after a strong bout of turbulence hit American Airlines Flight 759 en route from Athens, Greece, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, August 5. While American Airlines said the seatbelt sign was on at the time of the incident, a witness told the Miami Herald that “a man had flown up from his seat, hit the ceiling and landed on his father – hard.”
After a fishing boat capsized in the Kupreanof Strait near Raspberry Island, Alaska, on July 24, the boat’s captain jumped into the water to rescue a crewman. The Grayling was reported capsized at 3:25 p.m. when a nearby vessel, the Calista Marie, responded to assist, reported the Alaska Dispatch News. This video was taken by a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk crew.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas said on July 13, 2017 that he will now vote "yes" after his amendment creating a fund to help insurers cover people with higher medical costs was added to the Senate health care bill.
Christopher A. Wray stated that his "loyalty was to the constitution" and the law during his testimony at the nomination hearing for FBI director on Wednesday. He was grilled by senators on his ability to remain independent of the White House in investiga
The French government's Facebook account posted video of President Donald Trump complimenting the French president's wife's appearance while he was chatting with Emmanuel Macron and their wives chatting after their tour of the museums at Les Invalides. T
Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the exclusion of an amendment that would declassify a Vietnam-era Department of Defense project that intentionally exposed servicemembers and civilians to deadly chemical weapons.