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Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony

Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony

John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team September 21 at 8:20 PM President Trump cast doubt Friday on the credibility of the woman who has accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, escalating the standoff over the Supreme Court nomination, as Republican senators issued an ultimatum […]

Suspect with assault weapon killed by police near Miami airport

Suspect with assault weapon killed by police near Miami airport

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A hate crime suspect who opened fire on authorities with an assault weapon Thursday night was fatally gunned down near Miami International Airport, officials said. The Miami Police Department alerted the public to the gunfire […]

Surveillance video shows moments after jogger is fatally stabbed in Washington, DC

Surveillance video shows moments after jogger is fatally stabbed in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON — Police say an avid runner who was killed in a residential neighborhood in the nation’s capital was likely a random target. D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said the stabbing of 35-year-old Wendy Karina Martinez was likely random and her family lamented the “senseless tragedy.” Police say the Georgetown alumnae was stabbed multiple times […]

Pedestrian killed, driver subsequently attacked in Watertown

Pedestrian killed, driver subsequently attacked in Watertown

By Andres Picon, John R. Ellement, David Dahl and Emily Sweeney Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff  September 19, 2018 WATERTOWN — A woman was fatally injured Wednesday when she was struck by a flatbed tow truck as she was crossing Route 16 and a man believed to be her son allegedly stabbed the tow truck […]

Surgeon who appeared on reality TV dating show is accused of sexual assault and preying on drugged women

Surgeon who appeared on reality TV dating show is accused of sexual assault and preying on drugged women

“There are a substantial number of videos, I cannot tell you if it is 10s or 100s, it is certainly more than 10s,” the top prosecutor said in an interview. “It appears they are highly intoxicated beyond the ability to consent or resist, they are barely responsive to the defendants’ sexual advances,” he said. Source […]

Day of reckoning looms for Kavanaugh and his accuser

Day of reckoning looms for Kavanaugh and his accuser

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New Mexico Solar Observatory Re-Opening Monday After Criminal Investigation

New Mexico Solar Observatory Re-Opening Monday After Criminal Investigation

Aerial view of the Sunspot Solar Observatory site on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico. Sunspot will re-open Monday (Sept. 17) after having been closed for 10 days while authorities investigated criminal activity. Credit: National Solar Observatory/NSF It wasn’t aliens, or a doomsday solar flare. No, the Sunspot Solar Observatory — a National Solar […]

Florence: At least 14 deaths reported as storm slogs across Carolinas

Florence: At least 14 deaths reported as storm slogs across Carolinas

Tropical depression Florence continued its march through the Carolinas on Sunday, dumping torrential and historic amounts of rain. Floodwaters are expected to push many rivers to all-time highs and could spur life-threatening landslides as the hurricane’s remnants move into the mountains in the middle of the states and then up into southwestern Virginia. The storm has […]

Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires keep growing; new fire in Herriman destroys 2 homes

Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires keep growing; new fire in Herriman destroys 2 homes

As fire crews try to slow the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires, which grew by more than 17,000 acres Friday night into Saturday, a new fire ignited in Herriman, burning homes and forcing evacuations. As of Saturday afternoon, the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires in Utah and Juab counties had grown to a […]

Tropical storm Florence continues to batter Carolinas

Tropical storm Florence continues to batter Carolinas

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. The storm has been linked to several deaths, according to officials. Some areas are grappling with intense flooding, while many in the city of New Bern required rescue in the early hours of the day. […]

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