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  • GOP Congressman: 'We're Going to Play Baseball Tomorrow'

    GOP Congressman: 'We're Going to Play Baseball Tomorrow'

    Capitol Hill Police officers hailed as heroes who were injured in the shooting were Special Agent David Bailey and Special Agent Crystal Griner. Authorities identified the gunman as James T. - Rep. Roger Williams (@RepRWilliams) June 14, 2017We ask that you please respect the privacy of him and his family during this hard time. The shooting unfolded just a day before the Republican congressional baseball team will face off against their Democratic colleagues in a game played for charity ...

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  • Subpoenas issued for two Trump figures in Congress Russia probe

    The former officials named in the subpoenas were Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and former CIA Director John Brennan. The subpoenas were expected to be delivered to retired Army General Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser by Trump in February, and the president's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the sources said.

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  • Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    Cody Bellinger belted a solo homer to right in the 12th off former Milwaukee closer Neftali Feliz to provide the margin of victory. Los Angeles pitching had a franchise-record 26 strikeouts, handing the Brewers the dubious distinction of tying the major league mark for most whiffs in a game.

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  • Local Student Competes in National Spelling Bee

    Merriam Webster defines the word as "capable of being perceived, especially by the senses". The pool of up to 50 semifinalists will be selected from the top scorers on the preliminary test, and those who spell their words correctly in rounds two and three.

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  • Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

    Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

    Records made public by another police department where Loehmann worked prior to joining the Cleveland force, showed that supervisors there had wanted to fire him for emotional instability. The shooting sparked outrage and became one of many acts of police terror that galvanized a movement for Black lives in the USA against police brutality and murder.

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  • Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

    President Donald Trump marked his first Memorial Day in office with a somber service at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. "We only hope that every day we can prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by the families and loved ones they left behind", Trump said .

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  • Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news

    With the news that his son-in-law Jared Kushner allegedly tried to open a secret line of communication with Russian Federation during the Trump transition and with unrelenting criticism continuing to bounce around his administration from all corners, Trump said early Sunday morning he thinks the media are fabricating their stories.

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  • Federal Agents Arrest Nearly 200 People in California Immigration Raids

    Federal Agents Arrest Nearly 200 People in California Immigration Raids

    A five-day operation conducted by immigration officials this week resulted in nearly 200 arrests in the Los Angeles area, with two in Glendale, according to authorities. They also could have been arrested for baseline immigration law violations: crossing the border illegally or overstaying a visa. At least eight of the individuals arrested during the just concluded enforcement action now face federal prosecution for re-entry after deportation, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in ...

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  • Breezy with Spotty Showers Today

    Breezy with Spotty Showers Today

    Today in the Omaha area, expect increasing cloudiness with a high around 75. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. The end result for CNY should be scattered showers lasting right through Friday . Monday night: Mostly clear with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

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  • Tornado watch issued for portion of SC

    A tornado watch and multiple weather hazard warnings are in effect for Volusia and Flager counties through the evening hours and the Storm Prediction Center said this afternoon that the risk for severe weather has increased. Highway 64. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. The storms came after a series of powerful thunderstorms swept across parts of the state on Tuesday.

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  • Bus carrying 26 kids on DC field trip overturns on I-95

    Bus carrying 26 kids on DC field trip overturns on I-95

    Multiple fire companies, Maryland state police and other first responders assisted at the scene, including a bus full of Philadelphia police recruits. The crash took place around 9:30 a.m., closing all lanes of I-95 in both directions, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. Along with the children, there were three chaperones and a driver on board.

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  • Lost in the Wilderness: Madeline Connelly recounts her 6 day survival

    Lost in the Wilderness: Madeline Connelly recounts her 6 day survival

    Two Bear Air Rescue flew her out, although she had offered to hike out, they said. "I got lost", she said. "We're very positive", Michael Connelly said. "She loves it. It's where she's most comfortable", said Laura Maychruk, who lives near the Connelly family in River Forest. That's what's so great about River Forest and this community.

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  • EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

    EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

    An EPA spokesman told The New York Times that the administration "believes we should have people on this board who understand the impact of regulations on the regulated community". Ryan Jackson, Pruitt's chief of staff, noted in an email that all the board members whose terms are not being renewed could reapply for their positions.

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  • Fallen North Las Vegas officer honored in Nevada capital

    Fallen North Las Vegas officer honored in Nevada capital

    Early arrival is encouraged. After families were escorted to their seats, the ceremony began. At one point, the two groups joined together to recite the Pennsylvania State Police Call of Honor. "We are the model for community policing in this country and I can say that with a lot of confidence", he said. "But by the very nature of the work troopers do, how the safety and well-being of others is paramount, and how they rush to danger as others go the other way, it all but ensures there will ...

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  • Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka to leave White House over extremist links

    Gorka's family has been accused of having ties to a far-Right and antisemitic group in Hungary, though he has rejected the accusations. Assuming the reports are accurate, it's highly unlikely that Gorka is leaving the White House by choice, particularly following a Buzzfeed report last week that suggested he lacked the necessary security clearance to even be a national security adviser.

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  • Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

    Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

    Shine - a co-defendant in Julie Rodinsky's sexual discrimination suit, Andrea Tartaro's workplace harassment suit, and Kelly Wrights's racial discrimination suit - reportedly asked James and Lachlan Murdoch , Fox News' CEO and chairman, respectively, to release a public statement of support this week.

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  • Pentagon watchdog probes Flynn payments

    In a letter sent to the acting secretary of the Army , Republican House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz requested that "in light of these apparent violations" the Army establish a way for Mr Flynn to repay the hundred of thousands of dollars that he received from the governments of Russian Federation and Turkey.

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  • White House says vote on healthcare plan may not come for weeks

    White House says vote on healthcare plan may not come for weeks

    Kaiser says premiums would go up more in the 19 states that have declined to expand Medicaid because the CSRs help individuals in those states who earn between $11,880 and $16,400. But the Kaiser study modeled what might happen if companies stayed in the market even without government reimbursement for their cost-sharing expenses.

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