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Rep. Steve Scalise and others shot at congressional baseball practice

He dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood before fellow lawmakers could rush to his assistance. The suspect was later identified as James T. The announcement that the congressional charity baseball game would go on as planned Thursday brought a standing ovation. The FBI is working on determining a motive for the shooting. Read More »

Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe

Lawmakers will also press Sessions about aspects of Comey's testimony last week . That cut off lines of inquiry about the exact circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, what may have happened in the February 14 Oval Office meeting in which Sessions was asked to leave so Trump could speak one-on-one with Comey, as well as Trump's reaction to Sessions' recusal. Read More »

Judge tells Castile jury to keep deliberating


Deliberations began again at 8:30 a.m. During the two-week trial, prosecutors have portrayed Yanez as a nervous officer who lost control of his traffic stop. In that Facebook video, Castile - bleeding heavily - insists that he hadn't been reaching for his gun, which he had a permit to carry. Defense attorneys highlighted inconsistencies in Reynolds' statements to investigators to try to raise doubts about her honesty. Read More »

San Diego congressional representatives respond to Alexandria shooting

President Trump also condemned the shooting and issued a call for unity. President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where the U.S. Mr Brooks also said he helped apply a tourniquet with his belt to a congressional staffer who had been shot in the leg. "Please pray for my colleagues", Duncan said. Read More »

Congressman shot, others injured at baseball practice


Scalise, who was shot in the hip, was transported to MedStar Washington and underwent surgery. Tenney's spokeswoman, Hannah Andrews, said the office alerted U.S. It was not immediately known on Wednesday how long Hodgkinson had been staying in the Washington area. Capitol Police said officers who were part of Scalise's security detail returned fire and wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Read More »

Mistaken shooter report locks down California Air Force base


The base ordered people to shelter in place and lock their doors and windows. The base is off Interstate 80, approximately 45 miles northeast of San Francisco . A congressman says a mistaken report of a shooter prompted a lockdown at an Air Force base in Northern California. However, it was determined to be a false alarm. Read More »

Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack


When the gunman opened fire , resident Katie Filous was walking her dogs on the sidewalk next to the baseball field and a YMCA. "There was a big oak tree behind me, there's bark flying off the oak tree". Steve Scalise and several others. Photographer Marty LaVor was a witness to the shooting. "The baseball game (between the GOP and Democrats ) has been going on (in the summer) for several decades", he said. Read More »

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time in Sandusky case

Spanier served as chancellor of UNL from 1991 until 1996. Prosecutors recommended that Curley , who has been fighting lung cancer, be allowed to serve his entire sentence at home . Sandusky was not arrested until 2011 , after an anonymous tip led prosecutors to investigate. Sandusky, a longtime Penn State defensive coordinator, was sentenced to an effective life sentence after being found guilty on dozens of child sex abuse charges in 2012. Read More »

Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice


Brooks also noticed Scalise was in trouble: "He had crawled into the outfield, was leaving a trail of blood". Gravel bounced as shots hit the ground. "Drop your weapon", an officer shouted at 7:14 a.m. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign". Read More »

OH man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings


Police say 45-year-old Brinkman previously lived in Stark County, but is a "squatter" and moves from place-to-place at times. The Illinois man who shot a Republican congressman and several other people Wednesday while they practiced baseball outside the nation's capital had a number of run-ins with police in recent years. Read More »

Gunman who shot US Congressman, aide and cops dies

Hodgkinson reportedly shot a barrage of bullets at a park in Alexandria, Virginia, while Republican Congress members were having a baseball practice session on June 14. At this point of the investigation there are no links to terrorism, officials said. In April 2006, Hodgkinson was charged with misdemeanor battery after he stormed into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage girl who, according to the St. Read More »

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign


Officers shot Hodgkinson, who later died. NBC News reports Hodgkinson was a frequent writer to his local paper, often railing against income inequality, linking it to the tax policies of the GOP. At the time police recovered a pocket knife, hair they say was pulled out of his girlfriend's head and a 12-guage shotgun at the scene. He specifically targeted the Republican team as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game. Read More »

Suspect ID'd in shooting of congressman Steve Scalise in Virginia; suspect dead


At a news conference, authorities declined to identify the suspect. The legislators were warming up for practice about 7 a.m. when gunfire erupted on the field, he said . He did to ensure that Mrs. Scalise would not find out about the shooting through the media. Describing the shooting, Sen. Bernie Sanders said the gunman had been among the many volunteers on his presidential campaign. Read More »

A few severe storms possible on Thursday


Wednesday . Storm chances abate on Thursday but return heading into the weekend, with strong to severe storms possible at times from Friday into Saturday evening, the Weather Service said. Sunny, with a high near 99. A broader coverage of showers and thunderstorms is expected today as a warm front that's now situated in neighboring states to our southwest moves northeastward today. Read More »

Scalise and Others Shot during GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

Mr Scalise is the third-highest-ranked member of the Republican leadership in the House, and has the hard job of trying to keep order in the fractious party ranks and rounding up votes for Bills. Five people were shot at about 8 a.m. The president said that while lawmakers have their differences, "we do well in times like these". We were going to batting practice. Read More »

Gunman Opens Fire on GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

Praising the actions of law enforcement officers and first responders, Trump said the suspected assailant - identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. He belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party", and reports of potential contacts with him, by Congressman in the parking lot at the field, say that he was asking about the party affiliation of the legislators who were taking batting practice. Read More »

Clippers nearing plans build arena near Inglewood


The Rams aren't involved in the Clippers' arena project, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. The property is located on about 22 acres of land between Prairie and Yukon Avenue and bordered on the north by Century Boulevard. Read More »

Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

Trump praised the "heroic" acts of law enforcement in subduing the shooter, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson . Trump said he was "stable". Dave Brat, R-VA. The House chose to not hold any votes on legislation Wednesday, and many hearings were delayed. Two of the wounded were Capitol Hill police, witnesses said. Read More »

Leaders in Jefferson Parish react to Steve Scalise shooting


The Louisiana representative was one of five people shot during a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning. Hodgkinson was identified as the gunman, a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illinois. He said he did so to ensure that Mrs. Scalise would not find out about the shooting through the media. Two law enforcement sources told CNN the shooter, who is in police custody, has been taken to a hospital. Read More »

San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman


Chaplin told reporters that officers found the wounded victims and brought them to safety Wednesday. The gunman fatally shot himself when confronted by police, authorities said. The gunman didn't say much, just walked in and started firing, according to sources. Two guns were recovered. San Francisco police Sgt. The shooting occurred at 8:55 a.m.at the building at 320 San Bruno Ave. Read More »

Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility


The attacker was armed with an "assault pistol", according to the police. Officers were later seen leading uniformed UPS employees in a line outside the facility. Chaplin said police have not determined a motive and were interviewing families of victims and witnesses to piece together what led the gunman to act. Read More »

Donald Trump says Shooter Died of Injuries; Praises 'Heroic' Capitol Police

In the hours after the attack in Alexandria, Virginia, a picture began to emerge of an attacker with a mostly minor arrest record who worked as a home inspector and despised the Republican Party. The Belleville News-Democrat, the local newspaper, posted a photo of Hodgkinson protesting outside a post office there in 2012, wearing sunglasses and a goatee and holding a homemade placard that read "TAX the Rich". Read More »

GOP rep on whether to believe Trump or Comey: 'Hard to tell'

Regarding the possibility of tapes of the conversations between Trump and Comey - a possibility Trump himself raised on Twitter - he demurred. Your involvement made so many nations conscious of the fact that we have to share the burden inside North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". One of the things Comey told the Senate committee was that he believes he was sacked last month in an effort to "relieve" pressure on Trump from the Justice Department investigation. Read More »