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Comedian and co-creator of ‘Rel’ Kevin Barnett dies at 32

Comedian and co-creator of ‘Rel’ Kevin Barnett dies at 32

Comedian and writer Kevin Barnett has died, according to a statement from Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment. Barnett, 32, co-created the TV comedy series “Rel” on Fox — with fellow comedians Lil Rel Howery and Josh Rabinowitz — which premiered a few months ago and stars Howery. Fox Entertainment released a statement: “Our…MORE

House Oversight Committee adds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives to its ranks

House Oversight Committee adds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives to its ranks

The powerful House Oversight Committee, which is expected to be at the center of investigations into President Donald Trump’s administration, is getting several high-profile young members this Congress, among them freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The Oversight Committee announced Tuesday that among its new members were Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan,…MORE

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to decide on 2020 run by March

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to decide on 2020 run by March

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who will head to Iowa this weekend, said Tuesday that he hopes to decide whether he will run for president in 2020 by March. Asked by CNN’s Erin Burnett on “Erin Burnett OutFront” when he would decide on a run, the Colorado Democrat joked, “You journalists are always so impatient.”…MORE

How the Supreme Court could shape the 2020 presidential race

How the Supreme Court could shape the 2020 presidential race

The Supreme Court’s future is poised to turn into a defining battle in the 2020 presidential election, as justices consider taking up cases that touch some of the nation’s most sensitive political divides. With President Donald Trump’s two appointments locking in a 5-4 majority for conservatives on the court and the court’s two oldest members…MORE

White House expresses ‘support’ for Covington Catholic students

White House expresses ‘support’ for Covington Catholic students

The White House has reached out to Covington Catholic High School students after video of an encounter between students from the school and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips stirred a national debate. “We’ve reached out and voiced our support” for the students, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Tuesday evening. She continued, “Certainly…MORE

Woman arrested, charged after she allegedly stabbed boyfriend with kitchen knife

Woman arrested, charged after she allegedly stabbed boyfriend with kitchen knife

An Arendtsville woman faces charges after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend. Candy Sue Conner, 29, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated assault, two misdemeanor counts of simple assault and a single count of recklessly endangering another person, and harassment, a summary offense, court documents show. State Police were called to a second-floor…MORE

Gov. Lamont signs bill for federal employees to receive emergency bank loans

Gov. Lamont signs bill for federal employees to receive emergency bank loans

Help is on the way to federal employees in Connecticut affected by the government shutdown. Tuesday afternoon, lawmakers approved emergency bank loans and Governor Ned Lamont signed his first legislation. These loans will be available to about 2,000 federal employees in Connecticut. These employees are not getting paid and this could help them from dipping…MORE

Teen goes from homeless to student at Winston-Salem State University

Teen goes from homeless to student at Winston-Salem State University

As Chabarr McKenzie walks across campus, he is confident that he has found the right path. “It’s going great,” McKenzie said. “My classes are fantastic and I am learning and meeting new people and getting a feel for school.” The Winston-Salem State University freshman is studying to be a computer engineer. That means lots of…MORE

Reports of drone disrupt flights at Newark Airport

Reports of drone disrupt flights at Newark Airport

Flights in and out of New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport were disrupted Tuesday night after reports of a drone flying near Teterboro Airport. Initially, the Federal Aviation Administration said there were reports of two drones. Later, they said there were two reports of one drone. The reports came from the flight crew of a…MORE

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