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CDJ Today: December 18 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: December 18 in Classic Rock

December 18, 1983 – Keith Richards marries model and actress Patti Hansen in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Mick Jagger is Richards’ best man. December 18, 1988 – Mike Peters of The Alarm has his eyes burnt by spotlights during a show in Chester, England. He regains his sight two weeks later. December 18, 2000 – Bob Geldof is granted custody of…MORE

Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train, authorities said. Conrad Gary and Eduardo Marmolejo were responding to a shots fired call on the city’s South Side when a passing train hit them, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters. The officers were searching an area near train tracks…MORE

Michael Flynn could leave sentencing hearing with no jail time

Michael Flynn could leave sentencing hearing with no jail time

On Tuesday, Michael Flynn may be the first defendant in Robert Mueller’s probe to receive his sentence and walk out of court with no jail time. He’d still be one of the most high-profile people convicted so far among Mueller’s cases. Flynn, who served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser for less than a…MORE

Republicans in wait-and-see mode after judge strikes a blow to Obamacare

Republicans in wait-and-see mode after judge strikes a blow to Obamacare

Top congressional Republicans were quick to argue that a federal court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional won’t affect the immediate future for health care consumers and the legal battle will take a long time to play out. The comments from GOP leadership come, however, as some rank-and-file GOP lawmakers say that the…MORE

Daughter signs for deaf dad at rock concert and doesn’t miss a beat

Daughter signs for deaf dad at rock concert and doesn’t miss a beat

Rocking out at a concert, Kari Carberry didn’t miss a beat as she signed the lyrics of the songs for her deaf dad in Canada last week. This father-daughter duo bonded over their love for the rock group Three Days Grace, and at the concert in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday they quickly went viral with…MORE

Mueller releases memo summarizing FBI’s interview with Michael Flynn

Mueller releases memo summarizing FBI’s interview with Michael Flynn

Special counsel Robert Mueller has released a January 2017 FBI memo detailing the interview by agent Peter Strzok and another FBI agent with President Donald Trump’s then-national security adviser, Michael Flynn. In the interview described in the memo, Flynn lied about his contact with then-Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak. The memo outlines…MORE

Don’t be fooled: Tennessee changes nothing about the 2020 Senate map

Don’t be fooled: Tennessee changes nothing about the 2020 Senate map

The first major surprise of the 2020 campaign came on Monday when Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander (R) announced he would not run for a third term in two years’ time. “I am deeply grateful, but now it is time for someone else to have that privilege,” Alexander said in a statement. There’s a tendency when…MORE