Authorities made multiple arrests in a food stamp fraud investigation in Alabama where some of the money was being sent overseas to Yemen.Jefferson County District Attorney Brandon Falls announced last week that 20 arrest warrants on 257 charges were filed for Wednesday and a series of raids were performed on 11 Alabama convenience stores.The charges range from fraudulent use of a credit card, theft of property and public assistance fraud.
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June 8, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT
June 5, 2015, 3:09 PM EDT
Ad in California poses the question: “If Californians are having fewer children, why isn’t there enough water?”
June 5, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT
via Federal Reserve(CNSNews.com)- Nearly half of American households would not be able to afford a $400 emergency, according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve.
June 4, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT
While debating proposed cuts to Amtrak’s budget, Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) argued that the government subsidized train system is necessary, especially during disasters.“What is it - that we don’t support transportation infrastructure?” Brown said on the House floor Thursday. “When we had 9/11 – Amtrak was the only entity that was moving people. When we had Katrina – Amtrak. We had over 3,000 people to die because they couldn’t move around the area.”
June 4, 2015, 10:44 AM EDT
A pack of Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a woman being mugged in New York City on Wednesday.WCBS-TV reports, the thief allegedly stole the woman’s purse. But he didn’t get far before some New Yorkers quite literally took him down.
June 3, 2015, 4:02 PM EDT
NFLshop.com screengrab(CNSNews.com) - Tim Tebow is currently among the top players in the NFL – in jersey sales.
June 3, 2015, 10:27 AM EDT
The principal of a Florida high school says the controversy over a Christian cross on a graduation cap was overblown.
June 2, 2015, 11:27 AM EDT
Vince Vaughn on the cover of British GQ(CNSNews.com) - Actor Vince Vaughn says he supports gun owner’s rights, "We don't have the right to bear arms because of burglars; we have the right to bear arms to resist the supreme power of a corrupt and abusive government," Vaughn recently told a mag
June 2, 2015, 9:54 AM EDT
A photo taken in Texas showing an emotional embrace between a Little Cypress-Mauriceville graduate and an Orange police officer at the teen's graduation this past weekend has gone viral.According to KBMT, Lt. Eric Ellison was tasked with informing 18-year old Kazzie Portie about his parent's death less than a week before graduation ceremonies.
June 1, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) told two federal land officials, “I come bearing good news. I think if your employees keep up the arrogance, keep denying access to the land then very soon we’ll be able to dramatically cut your employees back and start turning those powers over to the states.”
May 29, 2015, 5:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday it is investing up to $100 million in biofuels with the goal “to double the number of fuel pumps capable of supplying higher blends of renewable fuel to consumers, such as E15 and E85.”
May 29, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
The latest legislative effort in Massachusetts to try and combat welfare fraud is fingerprinting.Some lawmakers estimate it could save millions.
May 28, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT
There was the time in 1999 when George Stephanopoulos claimed Hillary Clinton said, "I love you, George Stephanopoulos," he replied, “I love you, too.”
May 27, 2015, 10:53 AM EDT
“It started with Ferguson, there was no question we saw an uptick with Ferguson. People were getting very, very concerned. They see what’s going on and they feel as though it could happen here,” said David D’Eugenio, an NRA instructor and founder of HomeSafety Academy in Lake Park, Florida.
May 26, 2015, 1:43 PM EDT
A California camp counselor charged with child molestation may have been the focus of a federal investigation for months before his arrest – but was able to keep his work permit through the Obama administration’s DACA program.27-year old Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla was arrested in early May on child pornography charges and recently additional charges have been filed against him.
May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT
The Oakland Unified school board in California voted unanimously last week to eliminate willful defiance as a reason to suspend any student.
May 22, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT
A sweet 16 birthday party Sunday in Levittown, Pa. came to a sudden messy end. Some might consider it ‘plane disgusting.’WTXF reports, the incident happened while Joe Cambray was holding a birthday party for his stepdaughter, Jacinda. While guests were playing horseshoes and swimming, something dropped out of the sky.
May 21, 2015, 2:27 PM EDT
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told Hartford Seminary graduates last week, “students ought to be able to go to college, they go to college for free in Germany.”“We believe that the students ought to be able to go to college, they go to college for free in Germany. They’re not bigger than us, they are not richer than us -how can they send their kids to school for free and we cannot?” Ellison said.
May 21, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT
The faith of a little boy was on full display at a Waffle House in Alabama a few weeks ago. WSFA-TV reports, 5-year-old Josiah Duncan and his mom, Ava Faulk were dining at the restaurant when something special happened."We saw a man who was dirty holding a bag with his bike outside," Faulk recalled.Josiah was so troubled by the man's appearance he started peppering his mom with questions.
May 20, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT
A Stockton, California woman is angry because she claims she was denied housing for only speaking Spanish.According to KTXL, Felipa Angulo often acts as her mother’s translator.Angulo claims her translation skills didn’t help in obtaining a rental from the Sunrise Apartment Complex, earlier this week.