Blue and red lights flashed outside of the McCormick Street house just after 6 p.m. on Thursday. Curious of what was going on Andrew Finch, 28, opened the door. "I heard my son scream, I got up and then I heard a shot," his mother, Lisa Finch, said Friday morning. Finch and other relatives invited reporters into their home Friday morning more than 12 hours after Wichita police said an officer fatally shot a 28-year-old man, who was identified by family as Andrew "Andy" Finch. read more
Amanda Lenee Jones, 30, the woman killed by Bexar County sheriff's deputies Thursday in a confrontation outside a mobile home that also killed a 6-year-old boy inside, had a lengthy criminal history dating back more than a decade in at least three counties.
Roy Moore's wife, Kayla, argued that her husband is no bigot at a Monday night campaign rally, saying that "one of our attorneys is a Jew."
Russia's Olympic team has been barred from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The country's government officials are forbidden to attend, its flag will not be displayed at the opening ceremony and its anthem will not sound. Any athletes from Russia who receive special dispensation to compete will do so as individuals wearing a neutral uniform, and the official record books will forever show that Russia won zero medals. read more
The attorney for Donald Trump who sought to take the blame for a tweet that could signal the president took part in the obstruction of justice has offered a new defence of Trump's actions: the president cannot obstruct justice. "The president cannot obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer under [the constitution's Article II] and has every right to express his view of any case," John Dowd told the Axios website. ... Axios quoted Bob Bauer, a New York University law professor and former White House counsel to Barack Obama, as saying: "It is certainly possible for a president to obstruct justice." read more