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  • New plan to help prevent veteran suicides rolled out by Trump administration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Each year, the CDC says 45,000 Americans die from suicide, and it’s estimated that as many as 6,000 of those are veterans. Now the White House is unveiling plans it hopes will bring those numbers down. The White House calls it “PREVENTS” — short for the “Presidents Roadmap To Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide.” “The overarching goal is to finally…have a national conversation about suicide prevention,” said Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans […]

  • Underage Iowa man used fake ‘McLovin’ ID at bar, police say

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — Police are showing why using a fake ID is a “Superbad” idea. At about 12:31 a.m. Friday, officers arrested Daniel Alfredo Burleson, 20, of Des Moines, after police spotted him drinking a cocktail containing vodka at an Iowa City bar, KCRG reports. Police say he wouldn’t give his ID, but when an officer led him out of the bar, he turned over an ID revealing his true age. When the officer asked for his fake ID, Burleson reportedly […]

  • Best or worst Wheel of Fortune intro ever? Contestant says he’s ‘trapped in a loveless marriage’

    Could it be the best “Wheel of Fortune” introduction of all time? Blair Davis appeared on Monday night’s episode of the game show. Host Pat Sajak introduced Davis as a trucking business owner from Cardiff, California, and then asked him to talk more about his family: “I’ve been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle-ax named Kim. She cursed my life with three step-children named Star, RJ, and Ryan, and I have one […]

  • Live coverage of the Democratic Presidential Debate in Ohio

    The stage is set for the fourth Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University in the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Westerville. With 12 candidates taking the stage, it will be the largest televised debate in U.S. history. WCMH will also be asking questions during the debate. Click here if the live polling feature does not load in the above player. The livestream will begin at 7:35 p.m. ET.

  • Mob of 20 teens attack Iowa couple leaving hockey game

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Police are investigating after a crowd of roughly 20 juveniles allegedly attacked a couple after they left a hockey game Saturday night. The victims, a Des Moines man and his girlfriend, told police they were walking home through the skywalk – an elevated passageway connecting buildings downtown – following an Iowa Wild game at Wells Fargo Arena when they came upon a large group of juveniles near the downtown YMCA. “They saw a bunch of juveniles gathered in […]

  • Bipartisan report shows how Russia used social media to sow discord during 2016 election

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a bipartisan report on Russia’s use of social media during the 2016 presidential election. The wide-ranging report details how the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency used various platforms in a broad, sophisticated information warfare campaign designed to sow discord in American politics and society. “The facts that they’ve uncovered are incredibly damning and require action,” said Max Bergmann, senior fellow with the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Bergmann says the report […]

  • ‘Big Game Bound’ Week 6: Ty Hallock gives his Top 5 and fantasy tips

    “Big Game Bound” Week 6 includes correspondents from Cleveland, Seattle and San Francisco. Ty Hallock breaks down the Bears vs Packers game and gives us his new Top 5 teams. Our Big Guest is the director of the NFL Documentary “A Lifetime of Sundays”, Joe Lavine. And Bob Harris has Fantasy Football advice. “Big Game Bound” streams live every Thursday at 1 p.m. ET.

  • China’s threat to bar NBA exhibition games from TV heats up tensions with US

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — Tensions between China and the National Basketball Association are heating up. China says it will not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week after the Houston Rockets’ general manager tweeted support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Some advocates say the U.S. should pull all business with China, despite the millions of dollars that may be at stake. Meanwhile, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is defending the Rockets’ GM Daryl Morey’s right to have […]

  • Federal agents arrest nearly 1M migrants along southern border during government’s 2019 fiscal year

    WASHINGTON DC (NEXSTAR) – Federal agents arrested nearly one million migrants along the U.S. southern border during the government’s 2019 fiscal year that just ended, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection report released Tuesday. “These numbers are numbers that no immigration system in the world is designed to handle,” said Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan during a rare White House briefing. However, the number of illegal border crossings has been declining in the past several months. According to […]

  • President Trump signs US-Japan trade deal that will benefit farmers

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – The ink is set after President Trump signed the U.S.-Japan trade agreement at the White House—a deal he promises will benefit the agricultural economy. North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest was at the White House for the signing. He says any deal like this is a big deal for American farmers. “The agriculture industry is our number one industry in the state of North Carolina. It’s an 87 billion dollar industry, and this is a big deal for that,” Forest […]

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