Mark and Charlie's Blog

It could be the greatest political show on Earth. With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off Monday at their first presidential debate, a battle emerging as the most hotly anticipated moment in modern US political history. An...
Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters Thursday. Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher after his SUV stopped in a roadway last week. "We...
The officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday was not wearing a body camera, but other officers on the scene were. The police can’t release the footage right now because the department’s policy is not to release that evidence while there’s an active investigation, Roberts...
The police shooting of a man in Charlotte, N.C., sparked overnight protests and unrest. Protesters threw rocks at police, injuring 16 officers, while police wearing riot gear fired tear gas into the crowds. At one point, a major interstate was shut down as protesters set a fire...
The father of bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami said Tuesday morning that he had called the FBI on his son. After closing his New Jersey fried chicken restaurant, Mohammad Rahami was asked by reporters whether he had called the feds on his son. “Yes, I called the FBI,” he said...
A 28-year-old Afghani native wanted in connection with blasts in Manhattan and New Jersey that left 29 wounded has been caught after shooting at a police officer in New Jersey, according to a report. Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested after firing at the cop in Linden, WNBC reported...
Donald Trump finally admitted Friday that "President Barack Obama was born in the United States," reversing himself on the issue that propelled him into national politics five years ago. Trump sought to end his longstanding attempt to discredit the nation's first African-...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to flesh out his child care policies during a Tuesday night speech in Pennsylvania, where he'll be joined by his daughter Ivanka Trump. The event will be the younger Trump’s first public campaign appearance since a speech at...
The Austin Police Department will find the money within its budget to resolve a backlog of sexual assault kits and other DNA evidence waiting to be processed, Police Chief Art Acevedo told the City Council on Monday. But what that will look like is undetermined. “What you heard...