• Foltynewicz, Swanson lead Braves over Brewers 5-4
Foltynewicz, Swanson lead Braves over Brewers 5-4

Jim Johnson mounted the mound in the 9th and nailed down save 15. It was a veteran who provided much of the offense, but it was a pair of rookies that came up with the decisive defensive plays for the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Sogard walked as a pinch-hitter in the eighth. Kemp left Thursday's game early with tightness in his hamstring. Bra...

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  • Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives
Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

Clouds will increase by late afternoon and into the evening today . We'll keep the chance for some showers and storms in the forecast for this evening. Temps will top off in the mid-70s north to low 80s south. Models are showing that our best chances for rain and some thunderstorms will be late Thursday into Friday .

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  • Dashcam Video of the Philando Castile Shooting Just Released
Dashcam Video of the Philando Castile Shooting Just Released

Thirty seconds later, Castile says , "Sir, I have to tell you I do have a firearm on me". A jury cleared Mr Yanez on Friday, sparking protests in the city of St Paul. This was one of the pieces of evidence used in the trial. The aftermath of the shooting was broadcast on social media by Castile's girlfriend, who was in the auto with ...

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  • Indian-Americans enriched American art, culture: USA lawmaker
Indian-Americans enriched American art, culture: USA lawmaker

Modi stepped out of his vehicle and walked over to the crowd across the road smiling nd waving at them, PTI reported. "Important strategic issues to discuss with a true friend", Trump had posted from his official Twitter handle. "During the meeting, the President and the Prime Minister will discuss ongoing cooperation, including counter-terrori...

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  • Price backs Senate health care bill, admits getting votes will be tough
Price backs Senate health care bill, admits getting votes will be tough

In nearly the exact words used yesterday by Collins , Heller said he could not support any bill that took away health insurance from "tens of millions of people". The lengthy proposal only came out last week, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to begin voting this week. The Republican-led Senate is set to vote on the Better...

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  • Oregon State bounced from College World Series
Oregon State bounced from College World Series

Beavers were the number one team in baseball and nearly everyone's favorite to win it all at this year's College #Baseball World Series . Just play one more game like the near-perfect performance the Tigers turned in to beat No. Papierski launched a three-run homer to right in the bottom of the second to give LSU a 3-0 lead. "I had to get fir...

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  • Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill
Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill

In Harris County, where more than 600,000 people depend on Medicaid for health care and where another 740,000 are uninsured, any hurdles affecting access to care are particularly concerning. MARTIN: This is also a longtime goal, mainly Republicans but also some Democrats, to kind of rein in this very significant entitlement program. The Senat...

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  • Dems, GOP meet on ballfield as they don't in Congress
Dems, GOP meet on ballfield as they don't in Congress

Sava says Scalise has responded to family members while he's still under sedation. Barth has been treated and released from the hospital; Mika, who was shot in the chest and arms, remains in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital.

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  • Off-duty officer wounded in police shooting outside home
Off-duty officer wounded in police shooting outside home

The lawyer for an off-duty black St. Louis police officer who was mistakenly shot by a white colleague while trying to assist in an arrest says his client's race factored into it. A third policeman arrived and, misreading the situation, fired his weapon, hitting the off duty officer in the arm. Officers were chasing three men in a stolen whit...

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  • Inmate escapes from custody, considered armed and risky
Inmate escapes from custody, considered armed and risky

Saturday morning Brutsman was taken from the center to an area hospital for treatment after allegedly swallowing a battery. Brutsman, 36, is described as a white male approximately 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 240 pounds. Detectives believe he may be driving a auto. Anyone with any information is urged to call St. Louis County Police...

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  • Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS
Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

LSU starter Alex Lange and freshman reliever Zack Hess combined to throw a two-hitter against top-ranked Oregon State and bring the Tigers within a game of the College World Series final, 3-1, on Friday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Stadium Omaha .

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  • Flash Flood Watch As Cindy Approaches
Flash Flood Watch As Cindy Approaches

A person fights through a heavy downpour near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Friday. The National Hurricane Center says the storm is expected to weaken as its moves inland. A tropical storm warning was in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas , to the Alabama-Florida border. Meteorologist Jason Holmes said buildings, including a liquor store and a fast f...

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  • Fairbanks National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning
Fairbanks National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning

Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). Tropical Storm Cindy isn't even here yet. The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. The Storm Prediction Center says severe weather is still possible in an area reaching from the Deep South to western Pennsylvania as remnants of Cindy move northward.

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  • Fire ant colonies could form in Tropical Storm Cindy flood waters
Fire ant colonies could form in Tropical Storm Cindy flood waters

Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that crawled ashore early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line. Some roads were covered with water in the seafood village of Bayou La Batre, but Becca Caldemeyer still managed to get to her bait shop open at the city dock.

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  • A weakening Cindy leaves behind tornado damage in Alabama
A weakening Cindy leaves behind tornado damage in Alabama

The center of the storm hit just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana , the National Weather Center's Hurricane Center said . The system will produce showers and thunderstorms over parts of the Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley/Western Gulf Coast into parts of the Tennessee Valley through Friday morning.

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  • Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller -White House
Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller -White House

Warner says Trump's tweet has no effect on the committee's investigation of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Asked point blank if Mueller should recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, Trump said: "Well, he's very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome".

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  • Protests Hold Die-In Outside Portman's Office Over GOP Healthcare Bill
Protests Hold Die-In Outside Portman's Office Over GOP Healthcare Bill

In California, Medi-Cal covers almost 14 million, including half of the state's children and two-thirds of seniors in nursing homes . The Senate Bill, however, will allow insurers to provide less than needed coverage in states that get waivers for essential health benefits .

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  • One person injured, businesses flattened in Alabama by suspected tornado
One person injured, businesses flattened in Alabama by suspected tornado

Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said . Stellman, who works in the weather service's Atlanta office, said rainfall is expected to worsen in North Georgia a...

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  • Barricade situation ends in Lehigh County home; suspects dead
Barricade situation ends in Lehigh County home; suspects dead

When they got stuck in construction, the pair fled the officer on foot, the district attorney said. Police are asking residents that live in the area to stay inside and lock their doors. "And I just stood in my tracks". The man and woman ran into two separate homes attempting to confiscate vehicle keys, police said. Petro quickly devised a story ...

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  • Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police
Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

It's no surprise that the Dems tanked, given the inept leadership they have in Congress , especially in the House, where Nancy Pelosi calls the shots as the minority leader. Senate from CT in 2006. Sometimes in politics, a party has to recognize its rival's comparative advantage and shift course accordingly - even if recognizing the gross unf...

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