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Pence Used Personal Email As Governor And Was Hacked

While serving as governor of Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence often used a private AOL email account while conducting official business, sometimes corresponding with top advisers about homeland security matters and other sensitive topics, the Indianapolis Star reports. The IndyStar made a public records request, and the office of Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) released more…

Bomb Threats On Jewish Schools, Community Centers Reported In 12 States

At least 20 Jewish community centers and day schools across the U.S. reported receiving bomb threats Monday, the latest in a recent uptick of anti-Semitic acts. The threats extended across 12 states, including Maryland, Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Michigan, Alabama, and Rhode Island, NBC News reported. The latest…

Tom Perez Chosen As New DNC Chair

The Democratic National Committee met in Atlanta on Saturday and chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as the new DNC chair, an important step of self-definition for a party seeking new direction after its unexpected loss of the White House in November. Seven candidates were in contention for the position, but Perez, the preferred candidate…

Trump To Be Briefed On Russian Hacking Report Friday [VIDEO]

On Friday, the heads of the CIA and FBI, plus Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, are scheduled to brief President-elect Donald Trump on a 50-page classified report on Russian hacking, a day after President Obama was presented with the same findings from the U.S. intelligence community. Trump has publicly questioned the intelligence community’s findings…

At Least 8 Tornadoes Hit indiana, Ohio [VIDEO]

A tornado outbreak occurred in Indiana and Ohio Wednesday afternoon and evening. Authorities declared a state of emergency in Howard County, Indiana, after an EF3 tornado clobbered the town of Kokomo. Damage is still being assessed across the midwest on Thursday morning after a series of tornadoes tore paths across Indiana and Ohio. Miraculously, only…

Indiana Murder Spree Inspired by ‘Purge’

An Indiana teen modeled his four-day killing spree on The Purge movies, according to court documents filed in the case. Johnathan Cruz, a 19-year-old, reportedly texted others that he would need to leave town after he started his “purge.” By the time he was done, three people were dead in four days. (In the movie,…

Sanders: Race Is Not Over After IN Win [VIDEO]

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Indiana Democratic primary on Tuesday, following several defeats and recent staff layoffs in his campaign. “I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They’re wrong,” Sanders told the AP. “Maybe it’s over for the insiders and the party establishment, but the voters today in Indiana had a…

‘Are you Canadian?’ Indiana Trump supporter humiliates Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

Sen. Ted Cruz confronted a group of Donald Trump supporters while greeting voters in Marion, Indiana on Monday. The Republican presidential candidate stopped to personally debate one of the protesters, who were shouting “Lyin’ Ted” as he walked by. Cruz asked the man, who refused to identify himself, what he liked about Trump. When the…

Kansas Wildfire Burns, Severe Storms Strike Indiana, Florida [VIDEO]

About one inch of snow fell on parts of Kansas and Oklahoma on Easter Sunday and officials say the precipitation provided a boost to their efforts to contain a wildfire described as the largest in Kansas history. The fire began last week in Oklahoma and spread north to Kansas. Oklahoma Forestry Services, a division of…

7 Killed in Severe Storms Across U.S. [VIDEO]

At least seven people were killed Wednesday in a deadly storm system that swept across the South and Midwest. Several tornadoes touched down in Indiana and Mississippi, where three people were killed. Two more people died in Tennessee in the unseasonably warm storm weather, while a tree blew over onto to a house in Arkansas…

Arkansas, Indiana to Tweak ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills

Lawmakers in Indiana and Arkansas plan tweeks to religion freedom acts (RFRA) that were sent back to them this week following criticism from rights activists and businesses who said the measures allowed discrimination against gays. In Indiana, lawmakers planned to unveil changes to the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), enacted into law last week,…

Gov. Mike Pence on ‘Religious Freedom’ Law [VIDEO]

Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act wouldn’t be changing, state Gov. Mike Pence said during a unique interview on ABC’s “This Week.” Pence stated that the problem became “shameless rhetoric” which regulations is approximately defining the building blocks of First Amendment rights in the place of discrimination. He didn’t answer concerns questions about if the…

7 Indiana Women Found Dead, Man Arrested

Seven women were found dead in northwest Indiana this weekend and police say a man in custody confessed to killing them. On Friday night, police discovered the strangled body of a 19-year-old woman at a Motel 6. As part of the investigation into her death, police served a warrant on a home and took a…

[VIDEO] Lawsuit Against Cops That Smashed Window, Tasered Passenger

A family is suing a police department after a traffic stop ended with officers smashing a car window and using a Taser. The episode was caught on cellphone camera by the driver’s 14-year-old son who was on the back seat. Lawyers for Lisa Mahone and her boyfriend Jamal Jones say excessive force was used during…