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Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

In a hearing that lasted only a couple of minutes, Judge William Leary re-read the jury instructions and told jurors to continue their work. He also faces two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for endangering Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her 4-year-old daughter. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Governor to US Attorney General: Back Off!

To make his case in favor of federal medical marijuana prosecutions, Sessions reminds the Congresspersons that we are "in the midst of a historic drug epidemic and potentially long-term uptick in violent crime". Marijuana has been used as a remedy for nausea and vomiting in medical settings for decades , if not centuries . Estimated three-quarters of the country support the legalization of ma... [Full Article...]

Several Injured Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice In VA

Several Injured Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice In VA Sanders also wished a "quick and full recovery" for Representative Scalise, his staff , and the capitol police officers wounded in the shooting . His demeanor was "calm", witness Falisa Peoples said . Becker also said that Hodgkinson was not one of the 100 or so organizers paid by the campaign in either Iowa or IL. He retweeted Michelle Malkin, who pointed to a professor's tweet following the p... [Full Article...]

Chisenhall hits pinch homer, drives in 5 as Indians defeat Dodgers

Chisenhall hits pinch homer, drives in 5 as Indians defeat Dodgers Right-hander Josh Tomlin got the win for just the second time in his last seven starts, allowing four runs on seven hits, while striking out seven over five innings. "Early, (he was) really good", Francona said of Tomlin. "He's a veteran. He pays attention to the game and he knows when his number is going to be called". [Full Article...]

What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts

What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts Marimow, Tom Jackman, Shawn Boburg and staff members of The Washington Post; and by Don Babwin and Jim Salter and staff members of The Associated Press. And that vehicle was parked across from the scene of the shooting. People who live in the Belleville area are stunned that the man who shot at the congressmen was from their backyard. [Full Article...]

The Audible: Winning in 2017 erases Warriors 2016 collapse

Some of us need to remove ourselves from the moment and remember there are some pretty wonderful stories that have already been told. "So we'll handle that accordingly". There are decisions that need to be made every single year and you've got to assess the situation as it is. "Hopefully we can keep it going". "Experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing ... [Full Article...]

Free summer meal options for Upstate students

Free summer meal options for Upstate students Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Almond-Bancroft School announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program . The rest were served at district schools and churches. El Reno is one of two districts in the state to operate its own food truck. On Monday, 296 students ate lunch, while 90 ate breakfast. [Full Article...]

College World Series familiar turf for Florida State coach Mike Martin

Scalise, a Republican who represents Louisiana, was shot and critically wounded along with three other people while practicing for the baseball game at a park in Alexandria, Va.by James Hodgkinson on Wednesday morning. If LSU loses, the Tigers play an elimination game Monday afternoon against the Fullerton vs Oregon State loser. The Tigers have claimed CWS titles in 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 200... [Full Article...]

Special counsel Mueller also investigating possible 'money laundering by Trump associates'

While the Justice Department appointed Mueller to investigate Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election - and any "collusion" with the Trump campaign - his assignment also includes "any matters that arose or may arise" from the Russia probe. [Full Article...]

Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the Capitol Police, which is tasked with providing security for members of Congress when they're in Washington and in their districts, should be given more funding and resources. [Full Article...]

Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand

Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand On cross examination, the prosecution attempted to show the jury that Kapelsohn is nationally known for testifying in favor of officers, and only has one case in the last 28 months in which he is working for the prosecution in a criminal case against an officer. [Full Article...]

DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress

DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March. On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". "They saved a lot of lives", the president said. [Full Article...]

Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs

Companies now have to register with the Labor Department and adhere to specific government guidelines. The order seeks to expand the number of people qualified to work in the building trades and other manual labor positions, industries that are experiencing a dire shortage of qualified workers. [Full Article...]

Trump criticizes Republican healthcare reform

Trump criticizes Republican healthcare reform The House of Representatives narrowly approved its version of repeal last month but Senate Republicans have been unable to coalesce around their own version of a bill, with moderates and conservatives pushing in different directions in meetings behind closed doors. [Full Article...]

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military Under President Barack Obama , Washington eased travel and business restrictions with Cuba. "The president's one-sided deal for Cuba and with Cuba benefits only the Castro regime", Trump said during a campaign rally in Miami on Sep. [Full Article...]

'Sickened': Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Gunman Volunteered on Campaign

'Sickened': Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Gunman Volunteered on Campaign The man who opened fire on a baseball practice for Republican lawmakers on Wednesday appears to have purchased his guns legally, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. Those who knew Hodgkinson say he was unhappy with the political direction of the country but they never expected him to turn violent. "We now have no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful", the age... [Full Article...]

Belleville Gunman Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

Belleville Gunman Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests The wife of a man who shot a US congressman and four others at a baseball field in Alexandria , Virginia said she had no idea he was going to the Washington D.C. In a 2015 Facebook post , Hodgkinson shared a political cartoon about Rep. Steve Scalise . "I am sickened by this despicable act ", Sanders said . [Full Article...]

Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe Trump could alternatively direct the Justice Department to repeal the regulation, potentially allowing the president to directly fire a special counsel. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich said that Mr Trump called him on Monday night because of Mr Gingrich's concerns about the Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]

Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House

Stephen Curry is the back-to-back reigning MVP, the best shooter of all-time who has rounded out his game to unexpected levels. With winning a championship routinely comes the opportunity to visit the White House, but it's not clear if the newly-crowned Golden State Warriors will pay a visit to President Donald Trump just yet. [Full Article...]

Georgia governor thankful for inmate capture

The reward fund now stands at $130,000 for the arrest and capture of Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose , who were still on the loose Thursday as a multi-state manhunt continued. But he also turned his thoughts to the families of Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue , who were gunned down Tuesday morning. My honest thanks to our local, state and federal law enforcement officers w... [Full Article...]


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