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Unidentified bystanders embrace as police and Emergency Medical Services respond to a shooting at a business park in the Edgewood area of Harford County, Md., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2017. EDGEWOOD, Md.

 

Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch Tri-State Fire Academy representative Chris Oehlers, left, lets pre-K student Mkenna Watson wear his firefighter helmet as part of Fire Prevention Week at Cox Landing Elementary School Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Lesage.

 

In the wake of the drought, California has made tremendous progress on climate-smart water solutions. But even as communities are forging ahead with recapture and reuse projects, we are seeing a gold rush of corporate water projects designed to profit off drought fears.

 

Hard to be that bad, when it counts, but that's the 2017 Colts. Put it on a slogan: When it counts, we're the worst team in the NFL! Doyel: Colts find new, horrible way to choke away victory ... again Hard to be that bad, when it counts, but that's the 2017 Colts.

 

The past 48 hours have witnessed an online phenomenon that brings out the best in social media. Countless women from every walk of life have posted two simple words on their timelines: "Me, too."

 

Iraqi security forces and Popular Mobilization Forces patrol in Tuz Khormato, that was evacuated by Kurdish security forces, 130 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Two weeks after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for independence.

 

Luke William Ferguson, 26, is accused of two murders and two attempted murders. SANTA ANA A 26-year-old man was charged with two murders on Tuesday for allegedly shooting and killing his father and his father's girlfriend and wounding two other men in an Aliso Viejo home.

 

Using a bomb mounted on a truck, the al-Shabab organization, linked to al-Qaida, killed 276 people in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. More than 300 others were injured.

 

Otherwise, faced with charges of desertion and misbehavior in the face of the enemy , he could have called his two biggest supporters - Barack Obama and Susan Rice - as character witnesses. Bergdahl, you will recall, abandoned his comrades in Afghanistan to go over to the Taliban in 2009, leaving his rifle and equipment behind.

 

State Sen. Rick Horner can quip with the best of them. During a recent debate about school construction needs in North Carolina, the Wilson County lawmaker and former school board chairman argued that the state lottery ought to fulfill its original mandate by producing more money for local facilities.

 

Rescue boats surround a rig in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans, La., after the rig exploded late on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The explosion took place Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said.

 

"As a people, we're stuck in this endless ideological argument and don't seem to be willing admit" that neither side is going to be won over by the other, Kansas City Mayor Sly James told a gathering of Democrats in Des Moines, Iowa last week. "As a people, we're stuck in this endless ideological argument and don't seem to be willing admit" that neither side is going to be won over by the other, Kansas City Mayor Sly James told a gathering of Democrats in Des Moines, Iowa last week.

 

Filmed ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner's 'Listen Live: Partners Together' crime summit this video examines anti-social behaviour in Hastings and Rother, and some of the great partnership work which is taking place in the area to tackle it. More than 100 people attended the summit when it was held in Hastings recently.

 

Here are five observations from Sunday's early Week 6 games: 1. Jets get hosed by awful call - There's no way to excuse the pivotal call that head referee Tony Corrente announced after it appeared New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored a crucial touchdown midway through the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots. Seferian-Jenkins caught a little flare pass and fought his way into the end zone on what would have cut the Patriots' lead to three points.

 

Reformers are by nature impatient. But historically their victories have come from long, sustained efforts that began in periods when conservatives were dominant.

 

When President Donald Trump said a few days ago that now isn't the time for a debate about gun control, presumably he meant that we should respect a decent interval of time for mourning after the Las Vegas shooting before launching into a political discussion that historically has led nowhere. If that's how he felt, it would have been easy enough to say.

 

Washington a With eyes wide open, Mike Pence eagerly auditioned for the role as Donald Trump's poodle. Now comfortably leashed, he deserves the degradations that he seems too sycophantic to recognize as such.

 


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