• Capitol police officers exemplified bravery on a ballfield
Capitol police officers exemplified bravery on a ballfield

Rand Paul says he was in the batting cage at a baseball field in Virginia when a gunman opened fire and critically wounded a Louisiana congressman. "We are grateful for all those who stepped in to help: those practicing on the field, the first responders, and of course the Capitol Police Officers on the scene".

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  • CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos
CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

Trump vehemently denies any collusion between himself or any of his associates and Russian Federation. Only 3 in 10 say they're not that concerned. Roughly the same share of independents thought both the Clinton and Trump brouhahas were worse than Watergate, although 28 percent said it didn't know or had no opinion in the case of the Russian Federa...

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  • Reported GOP Baseball Shooter Once Volunteered on Bernie Sanders Campaign
Reported GOP Baseball Shooter Once Volunteered on Bernie Sanders Campaign

Jacob Borsch said that in late October or early November, he put up a political sign in support of Republican Dallas Cook, who was running for St. Clair County circuit clerk. "Steve, I want you to know, you have the prayers of not only an entire city, but an entire nation behind you and, frankly, the entire world". Sue Hodgkinson said she and J...

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  • Congress gunman raged against Trump online
Congress gunman raged against Trump online

Hodgkinson was spotted regularly over the past several weeks at the YMCA next to the site of the shooting, sitting with a computer in the lobby or at a table in an exercise area that looked out onto the baseball field. How Hodgkinson went from posting a political cartoon online in 2015 that derided Rep. She said local meetings were small, with only...

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  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is wonderful, says Kevin Durant
Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is wonderful, says Kevin Durant

Curry said Wednesday he doesn't want the different championship ceremonies to taint what the team accomplished this year, and expects players to come to a decision that is best for them as a group and as individuals. "Today is about celebrating", said Raymond Ridder, the Warriors' vice president of communications, in an interview with FOX Busi...

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  • Border Patrol raids aid camp, arrests 4 men from Mexico
Border Patrol raids aid camp, arrests 4 men from Mexico

Border Patrol says last month there was a similar incident at the camp involving eight people, and successful negotiations resulted in the surrender of those eight people. Vallet said in an interview that Border Patrol agents had the camp under surveillance over two days and conducted the raid about 6 p.m. Thursday. That deal, which No More Deaths...

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  • Trump being 'probed for obstruction of justice'
Trump being 'probed for obstruction of justice'

The special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. election is also looking at whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, media reports say, citing unnamed officials. Grassley's office said the letter is in response to a recent letter from Feinstein requesting that the committee seek details from seni...

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  • Summer program feeds kids with free, healthy meals
Summer program feeds kids with free, healthy meals

To find a summer meals location, choose from these three options: text FOOD (or COMIDA for Spanish) to 877-877, dial 211 for city directories or visit http://bit.ly/CASummerMeals. Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti has partnered with Summer Meals to raise awareness of the need for more program sponsors. "It's really huge, especially in this com...

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  • Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe
Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

Several top intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by Mr Mueller's team, according to reports in both The Washington Post and New York Times . Reports that Trump was considering firing Mueller surfaced last week, again citing unnamed sources. It's possible those actions too will be considered by the special counsel.

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  • Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting
Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

Members of Congress practice for months for the event, and typically don the jerseys of a team from back home. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). "We do hope people come to the game tonight", Williams said. If the shooter only got his news from (liberal talk show host) Rachel Maddow and the lies are pushed by just one side, you have to say what ...

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  • Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday
Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday

Defense attorneys argue that Castile was stoned at the time of the traffic stop and it influenced his response to the officer. KARE 11's Lou Raguse said during Yanez's testimony, Castile's family looked on, completely composed. The Star Tribune reports that Kelly tried to head off the prosecution's cross-examination by asking Yanez why he told...

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  • US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting
US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL. "The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and caused severe bleeding". Vice President Mike Pence has visited the Washington hospital and "checked in" on a Louisiana congressman recovering from a gunshot wound. Over social media he had lashed out at Trump...

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  • Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP
Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

Senate Republican Conference Chair John Thune, R-S.D., who attended the lunch, said Trump talked about "making sure that we have a bill that protects people with preexisting conditions" and how to design a tax credit for purchasing insurance that works for lower-income and elderly people in particular.

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  • Vermont to join US Climate Alliance
Vermont to join US Climate Alliance

He made very clear yesterday what he doesn't believe, which is that the USA government should stay in an agreement that gives us too much of the financial burden, too much risks to these industries where the coalminers, people who work in cement and paper, people who he looked in the eye.

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  • Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military
Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Embassies will remain open and money sent by Cubans will be unaffected. It outlines President Trump's pushback on Obama Administration initiatives, which weakened the longstanding economic US embargo on Cuba. Senator Marco Rubio tweeted, "economic practices that benefit the Cuban military at the expense of the Cuban people will soon be coming...

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  • Got info on Hodgkinson? FBI wants you to call
Got info on Hodgkinson? FBI wants you to call

Sanders also thanked the Capitol Hill police for their heroics in bringing down the shooter. Congressional police returned fire - killing the shooter, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of US Capitol Police, first responders and colleagues", his office said in a statement. Asked abou...

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  • Congressional shooter suspect interviewed at 2011 'Occupy' protest
Congressional shooter suspect interviewed at 2011 'Occupy' protest

U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said the two U.S. Capitol police officers who were part of a detail there to protect Scalise and who returned fire with the shooter, were in "good condition". "Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime and the assailant has now died from his injuries", Trump said. "Hodgkinson has a varied ar...

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  • Kevin Durant explains why the Warriors are no 'superteam'
Kevin Durant explains why the Warriors are no 'superteam'

Golden State finished the playoffs 16-1 when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals . But on Thursday the city made headlines for good news. The parade wound through downtown Oakland before the rally near Lake Merritt. After Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank called Trump an "asset" for the country, Curry, the bigges...

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  • Escaped Georgia convicts who allegedly killed two guards captured in Tennessee
Escaped Georgia convicts who allegedly killed two guards captured in Tennessee

The pain endured by the families and loved ones of Sergeant Christopher Monica and Sergeant Curtis Billue endures, however. Governor Nathan Deal announced that the men were in custody in a message on Twitter around 8pm Thursday. The two men, who were serving time for armed robbery, escaped on Tuesday in rural Putnam County, about 70 mil...

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  • Sanders On Report Gunman Volunteered For His Campaign: 'I Am Sickened'
Sanders On Report Gunman Volunteered For His Campaign: 'I Am Sickened'

Just two days later, a neighbor complained after hearing "50 shots" fired from Hodgkinson's property. Later that year, in October 2011, he applauded the Occupy Wall Street protesters in NY and Boston, writing that the demonstrators "are exhausted of our do-nothing Congress doing nothing while our country is going down the tubes".

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