Jagmeet Dhaliwal, makes his first appearance in Whatcom Superior Court in Bellingham, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Dhaliwal and his brother, Bellingham Police Officer Sukhdev Singh Dhaliwal, are accused of assaulting two men in Blaine Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Wrecking Ball Demolition takes down the first of two derelict houses on Lynn Street in Bellingham, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. The City of Bellingham will spend up to $150,000 to tear down the two houses which have been deemed a public nuisance and a threat to public health.
Four weeks into the Border Wall Prototype Construction Project, eight new wall prototypes were constructed near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry as of October 19. This aerial view shows the walls being built. Otay Mesa is a community in San Diego.
Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies coax a cat named Milo out of hiding October 13 in a neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California, that had been badly damaged by wildfires. According to reports, Milo's paws had been burned in the fire but it was reunited with its owner, Ed Ratliff, shortly after the video was posted on YouTube. Ratliff lost his home in the fire.
Now that the tunneling machine Bertha’s work is complete, it’s possible to fly a drone with a video camera from end-to-end inside Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel. In two minutes, you’ll see two miles of ongoing construction work. The upper roadway of the tunnel’s double-deck highway is more than 85% complete. Up next? Installation of the lower roadway, and all the systems it takes to operate a modern tunnel. Video courtesy of WSDOT.
Meteorologist Mike Halpert with NOAA's Climate Prediction Center discusses what climate conditions are favored where in the U.S. for the 2017-18 winter, and highlights what previous La Niña winters have meant for U.S. snowfall.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that players should stand during the national anthem, but also noted that the issue is more complicated and that the league is also open to dialogue. “We want to make sure that we’re understanding what the players are talking about, that’s complex,” he said.
A Mississippi school district removed "To Kill a Mockingbird" from the 8th grade curriculum. The novel is included on the Library of Congress "Books that Shaped America" list along with other controversial titles. This is why so many of America's greatest novels have been banned.