• Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

How Hodgkinson went from posting a political cartoon online in 2015 that derided Rep. Steve Scalise as someone who should lose his job, to shooting Scalise with a high-powered rifle, is only just starting to become clear. SHAPIRO: What have you heard in Belleville from people who knew Hodgkinson? But people here are wondering, you know, how muc...

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  • US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot -lead surgeon
US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot -lead surgeon

Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. The hospital says Scalise will remain hospitalized for some time. If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage and his recovery continues without any complications, "it is possible that within three months or so, he can.be back on his fe...

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  • Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter
Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

The judge said that the 18-year-old Roy grew fearful as the truck filled with lethal gas, told Carter he was scared and attempted to exit, according to the Associated Press . Apparently, Carter first tried to prevent Roy from killing himself. Flynn told the court that after Carter told Roy to return to his vehicle, she then listened t...

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  • Trump says US Congressman Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought
Trump says US Congressman Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought

Scalise, the House majority whip from Louisiana, was shot Wednesday morning by James Hodgkinson while practicing for the annual House softball game. He was shot in the left hip, the hospital said , and the bullet "traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding".

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  • Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom
Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom

Mar-a-Lago, which Trump has referred to as the " Winter White House ", made $37.2 million from January 2016 through this spring, an increase from the previous year, when the resort earned $29.8 million. President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation - a period that coincided w...

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  • District announces summer lunch sites
District announces summer lunch sites

A real issue is getting the kids to meal locations when there's no vehicle or no parent to take them, said summer food program managers. "This Summer Food Service program assures that our families will not face a void when schools close for summer recess".

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  • Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible
Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. Trump said Scalise "continues his very fearless fight", but added: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". Because there was no exit wound, physicians ...

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  • Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference
Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

Five people were injured. He is also the political analyst for Armed American Radio. The widow went on to say she just doesn't know anything more about why her husband opened fire on the baseball diamond near Alexandria, Virginia. Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". But the fact he targeted Republican members...

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  • Senate Republicans headed for vote on health care reform
Senate Republicans headed for vote on health care reform

One month after House Republicans narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, GOP lawmakers in the Senate are confronting similar roadblocks that made health care reform such a hard political task in the lower chamber. Medicaid remains one of the thorniest issues for the Senate. By 2023, CBPP estimates Nevada would pay $419 mi...

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  • Scalise
Scalise "continues his very brave fight", adds "it's been much more difficult"

He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting . He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries.

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  • Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible
Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

His most recent surgery was aimed at healing internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Scalise's Capitol Police detail, two officers of whom were among the injured, has been credited with saving the lives of many present. Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said t...

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  • New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks
New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Mr Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen , a former Virginia Attorney-General and United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mr Mueller. He said: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" There's also t...

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  • Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'
Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'

But if they obtained statehood, Puerto Ricans living on the island would for the first time be able to vote in US presidential elections, and would elect lawmakers with the right to vote in the US Congress . Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its economic crisis, largely caused by decades of heavy borrowing and the eli...

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  • Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outsider her Belleville, Illinois , home. It was unclear how or why he made his way to Virginia. The most serious was in 2006, when he was charged with misdemeanor battery for storming into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage girl who was under guardianship of Hodgkinson and his wi...

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  • Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead
Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

Ciganda, a two-time LPGA Tour victor, is at 10-under for the tournament and now tied for second with Lexi Thompson and Mi Jung Hur, who has three top-5 finishes on the season. The American won this event in 2015 and, given her current form, it will be a surprise if she is not challenging for the title on Sunday. "It's great to see my name up th...

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  • Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal
Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

SCOTT PELLEY: Well, after Comey was sacked, the Justice Department named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to independently investigate the Russian Federation case. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The White House has used a memo he wrote to justif...

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  • Tennessee homeowner holds escaped Georgia prison inmates at gunpoint until authorities arrive
Tennessee homeowner holds escaped Georgia prison inmates at gunpoint until authorities arrive

The man held the fugitives at gunpoint with a neighbor he called for help until authorities could arrive to arrest Rowe and Dubose. Bedford County Sheriff Austin Swing said the escaped inmates forced their way into the home and held an elderly couple hostage at gunpoint for about three hours.

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  • Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest
Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest

Jurors deliberated for almost 29 hours before reaching a verdict in the case of Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last summer. Juror Dennis Ploussard said the jury was split 10-2 early this week in favor of acquittal. Ploussard wouldn't identify the two holdouts, but says they were not the jury...

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  • List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

In the evenings, Hodgkinson became a bit of a regular at the Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant just a few blocks from the ballfield where he opened fire . Scalise and lobbyist Matt Mika remained in critical condition Friday; three others wounded have been released from hospitals.

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  • Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe investigator, says president's pal
Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe investigator, says president's pal

Ruddy was interviewed after visiting the White House - but not the president - earlier in the day. Donald Trump has yet to make any announcement about Mueller. Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner.

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  • Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence
Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Carter cried as the judge explained his reasoning Friday. "There are no winners here today", Assistant District Attorney Katie Rayburn told reporters after the verdict's announcement. Constitutions". "It's sad, it's tragic", Cataldo said. But during the trial Carter maintained her innocence. Carter was not taken into custody, remaining out ...

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  • Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock
Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock

As the jurors left for the day, O'Neill heaped praise on them, thanking them for their dedication and the sacrifice they've made being 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home in the Pittsburgh area. "Quaaludes have nothing to do with this case", Cosby defense attorney Brian McMonagle said in his closing arguments. He tweeted thanks and appreciation ...

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  • Officer injured in baseball shooting throws first pitch
Officer injured in baseball shooting throws first pitch

She says she's grateful to President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and all of Scalise's Capitol Hill colleagues "who have reached out to us during this most challenging time". Scalise of Louisiana, details have emerged about the two officers and their actions during the deadly shootout. Also wounded was former congressional aide...

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  • Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller

In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". "I can assure you that is going to be a high priority for me as the U.S. Attorneys come on board to talk about how to deal with that challenge in the states that have legalized or decriminaliz...

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  • Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation
Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller , a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W.

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  • Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Conservative media, led by Newsmax CEO and Trump friend Chris Ruddy , have suggested that the interview shows Mueller has a conflict in his special counsel investigation. At the same time , pressure has been building on the White House from the far right to fight back harder against Mueller as the Justice Department closes in on Trump and his i...

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  • Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

The film marked the debut role for a young actress named Susan Sarandon, and also earned Norman Wexler an Oscar nomination for Best Screen Writing. The pair later reunited for 1990's Rocky V. "Throughout the decades, his rousing portrayals of victory, courage and emotion captured the hearts of generations of Americans", said Paris Barclay, presid...

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  • White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel
White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

Technically, it's up to the attorney general to decide what to do with the special counsel. "I never said I had a conversation", Ruddy said on CNN . Rosenstein is appearing before the appropriations subcommittee that oversees the Department of Justice's budget because Attorney General Jeff Sessions cancelled his scheduled appearance after agr...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing
Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Robert Mueller , the special counsel in charge of investigating allegations of collusion between the Russian government and the Donald Trump presidential campaign, has requested to interview several high-ranking officials about whether the president sought to end an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, unnamed sources said .

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  • Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting
Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

President Trump said Friday that Scalise "took a bullet for all of us" when he was shot Wednesday morning at a congressional Republican baseball practice. House Speaker Paul Ryan has paid a visit to wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at the hospital. "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts...

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  • Body of pastor found burned near church
Body of pastor found burned near church

Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God Vacation Bible School , ages 4 to adult, 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Victory in Praise Life Center , 1501 Maple Ave. - Calvary Baptist Church is once again welcoming children to attend its Vacation Bible School program this July. The theme this year is "Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a ...

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter for shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop
Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter for shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop

The jury also found him not guilty of... Yanez and his family immediately left the courthouse without taking questions, the Star Tribune reported . Bullets fired by the officer came within inches of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, in the passenger seat and Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter in the back seat.

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  • Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile
Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

Castile's death was a bad tragedy, with devastating consequences for everyone involved". In reaction to the verdict, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton offered his condolences to the Castile family, calling his death "a bad tragedy" in a statement that made no mention of Yanez.

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  • Phil Kessel signs Penguins fan's baby at victory parade
Phil Kessel signs Penguins fan's baby at victory parade

But this year, it will continue into Point State Park, where players, coaches and other dignitaries will take the stage and speak to the fans. "I remember it past year, and it was the best part of winning the cup", said Patric Hornqvist , who scored the Cup-winning goal with just 1:35 left in a scoreless Game 6.

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  • Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor
Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. "Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg", MedStar said in a statement Thursday.

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