Mark and Charlie's Blog

The White House on Thursday proposed a wave of clean transportation investments that would be paid for through a $10-per-barrel fee on oil. The tax --which is very unlikely to get through Republican-controlled Congress -- would be paid for by oil companies. It also comes at a...
It all started when a woman chased a Miami-Dade cop she said was speeding in the middle of the day for miles along the county’s busiest highways. When the cop stopped, the cellphone video she made of the encounter went viral. Sound crazy? Not compared to what happened next. The...
Playing in the NFL is a dream come true for most of the players who make it to this level of playing. Playing a long, fulfilling career is a dream that's even more exclusive and hardly a guarantee even with the skill and determination required to make it happen. So much can go...
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire...
Johnny Manziel's troubles — both legal and personal — are worsening. A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he's felt before. Dallas police announced Friday night they were launching a criminal...
You may have some questions about the Puppy Bowl. Questions like, What time is the Puppy Bowl? What is the Puppy Bowl? How does the Puppy Bowl work? Who’s playing in the Puppy Bowl? What channel is the Puppy Bowl on? These are good questions, especially the first one. Sometimes...
Some Austin City Council members were surprised to hear that such a large portion of traffic deaths last year involved drivers without a license or with a suspended one. Cmdr. Art Fortune with the Austin Police Department told the Austin Mobility Committee Wednesday that 34...
At just about 9 p.m. local time, the leadership of Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign moved like a phalanx through the lobby of the Des Moines Marriott Downtown toward vehicles that would transport them to the Iowa State Fairgrounds, where Cruz was holding his caucus-night party...
A person with the Zika virus in Dallas caught the infection locally and may have been infected through sex, officials say. The Zika virus was discovered in Uganda in 1947 and since then, only one person, a nurse in Colorado, is known to have been infected through sex. The nurse...