• Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle
Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

Congressman Steve Scalise and a lobbyist remain in critical condition after being shot during a Republican congressional baseball practice on Wednesday. Scalise, who was standing at the second base plate, was struck by gunfire and collapsed. Texas congdressman Joe Barton , still in his baseball uniform, told reporters that Scalise's securit...

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  • Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1
Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1

Authorities say two workers are still missing and about a dozen other workers were injured. "Fourteen others were not that lucky, we ended up having multiple employees that were transported by EMS and helicopter". Two people were treated at the scene and released. American Red Cross Wisconsin said that at least 37 agencies are working at the scen...

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  • 17 dead in London tower fire, police confirm
17 dead in London tower fire, police confirm

Police Commander Stuart Cundy says there is no suggestion the blaze was terror-related. Adele paid a visit to London's Grenfell Tower , the site of Wednesday's massive fire that killed at least 12 people and injured more than 70.

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents continue to search for evidence on the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017 , the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Managers for the Congressional baseball teams announced the charity baseball game will go on as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. ET Thursday evening at National's ...

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  • Churches hold vigils for those shot at Congressional Republican baseball practice
Churches hold vigils for those shot at Congressional Republican baseball practice

In a national address, Trump appealed for unity following the morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia . "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace, and that we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good...

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  • Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice
Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in last year's US presidential campaign is now examining whether US President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice , the Washington Post reported on Wednesday evening.

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  • Donald Trump, Melania visit wounded Congressman Steve Scalise in hospital
Donald Trump, Melania visit wounded Congressman Steve Scalise in hospital

Speaking from the White House, Trump called the Louisiana congressman a "greater fighter" but indicated the situation remains very serious. "He's in some trouble". Four other people were shot, including two Capitol Police officers, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods , and a staffer for Representative Roger Williams . The attacker fought a gun battle with...

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  • Shooter Opens Fire at Congressional Baseball Practice
Shooter Opens Fire at Congressional Baseball Practice

Underscoring the day's mood, the Rev. Patrick Conroy, the House chaplain, opened the day by seeking divine forgiveness "when we seem to forget that words matter and can become seeds that will bring bitter harvest". "He had a lot of ammo". Trump Derangement Syndrome leads to the obsession that every ill and annoyance of life is the work of Donald ...

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris is Kryptonite to old, white male Republicans
Sen. Kamala Harris is Kryptonite to old, white male Republicans

When fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey testified, Harris managed to inject brilliant humor with her dead-serious questioning about Russian Federation and Trump's reasons for firing him: "In my experience of prosecuting cases", Harris said, "when a robber held a gun to somebody's head and said, "I hope you will give me...

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  • Trump says Congressman Scalise 'in some trouble' after shooting
Trump says Congressman Scalise 'in some trouble' after shooting

House of Representatives. President Donald Trump announced at a press conference the suspected shooter, James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old IL man, died of wounds sustained in the fire fight with police and security professionals. Two others were also shot: Zach Barth, a congressional staffer, and Matt Mika , a lobbyist. "While the president...

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  • Shooter of US Congressman was living in his vehicle
Shooter of US Congressman was living in his vehicle

An update from The Associated Press indicates that he will need additional operations. Spicer said Trump also spoke with other Capitol Police officers while at the hospital. He said that " many lives would have been lost without the heroic action" of Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman. Brooks told CNN he saw the man only for a seco...

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  • Dept. of Education freezing rules created to protect students
Dept. of Education freezing rules created to protect students

In recent weeks states and Democratic lawmakers have pressed DeVos on the "borrower defense" rule, saying thousands of student have been caught in limbo as the Education Departmentslowly grants discharges. This rule also created a fast-track way for students to apply for forgiveness in the event their college closed. The second rule gave students...

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  • Virginia Primaries: Gillespie wins close Republican race; Northam clinches Democratic
Virginia Primaries: Gillespie wins close Republican race; Northam clinches Democratic

The Perriello-Northam race between has been closely watched by Democrats across the country. "There is one word you will never hear from me, and that's unity", Stewart said in his campaign. Perriello's big test is whether that national support will attract more voters in a primary, which typically has lower turnout compared with a general elect...

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  • Kansas husband who robbed bank to avoid wife sentenced to home confinement
Kansas husband who robbed bank to avoid wife sentenced to home confinement

Ripple made national news previous year when he demanded more than $2,000 in cash, then sat in the bank lobby waiting for police. He then went to the Bank of Labor and passed a note to a worker saying he had a gun and demanding money. His public defender told the court that ripple had lived a law-abiding life and was in a stable relationship with...

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  • Ex-Penn State President Sentenced To Jail Time In Jerry Sandusky Case
Ex-Penn State President Sentenced To Jail Time In Jerry Sandusky Case

It has been a stunning downfall for Spanier, 68, who had spoken publicly about his own history of being abused as a child by his father, who beat him severely. They suggested that Curley was purposely forgetful, and that it defied common sense that Schultz seemed unwilling to acknowledge the sexual nature of the allegation about Sandusky.

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  • Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say
Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say

The shooter, James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old of Belleville, Illinois, died following a shootout with authorities, federal law enforcement officials said . "I own a gun; I don't go around shooting people with it", Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican , told reporters. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter message that Sca...

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  • Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout
Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

He is now out of surgery and in stable condition, CBS News added . "He has been released from the hospital ..." He is accompanied by Capitol Police at all times. area. All Wednesday House votes were canceled, but the annual congressional baseball game will go on as planned at Nationals Park. Both serve as part of Mr.

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  • Vehicle fatally strikes fire chief along I-94 in Michigan
Vehicle fatally strikes fire chief along I-94 in Michigan

The driver of the at-fault vehicle was taken to Borgess Methodist Hospital with injuries from the crash, which remains under investigation. Comstock Township is 135 miles (220 kilometers) west of Detroit. "He was the guy who would step up for somebody else in this situation", Barnes said. He came to the MI department after more than three decades w...

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  • Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI
Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI

The report said Larin had difficulty following some of the trooper's instructions during the field sobriety test and kept changing his answer when asked how much he had to drink, the report said. Larin was booked into the Orange County Jail and was being held in lieu of $500 bond. One notable player who had to undergo the SABH program was Philadelp...

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  • Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to 2016 campaign
Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to 2016 campaign

A top House Republican , Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington . Hodgkinson . Texas Rep. Roger Williams says a member of his staff was also shot and was receiving medical attention. I told him if he thought the conservatives in Congress w...

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