• Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot vehicle as punishment
Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot vehicle as punishment

The suspect allegedly told her children, 16-month-old Cavanaugh Ramirez and 2-year-old Juliet Ramirez, to get out of the vehicle and they refused. Temperatures reached approximately 96 degrees that day. The children were pronounced dead at 4:33 p.m. She said about 20 to 30 minutes had passed when she realized her kids were "gone". A sheriff's sp...

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  • Senate announces probe of Loretta Lynch behavior in 2016 election
Senate announces probe of Loretta Lynch behavior in 2016 election

In April, The New York Times reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation came into possession of a batch of hacked documents, one of which was said to be authored by a "Democratic operative who expressed confidence that Ms". Circa's report contrasts with a Washington Post claim that the Federal Bureau of Investigation provided Lynch w...

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  • Estimate: Special session costs $48K for 1 day
Estimate: Special session costs $48K for 1 day

Further, Speaker Madigan has not indicated how the State House and he will vote on the newly proposed Senate-Rauner Grand Bargain, part 2 . If we don't pass a budget by the end of the (fiscal) year we don't have an appropriation, we don't have the authority to spend money and you have a state aid payment due sometime at the end of July.

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  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Parts Of The Ozarks
Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Parts Of The Ozarks

The top map is the Severe Weather Outlook from the Storm Prediction Center for today and tonight. While chances are at 60% that the area sees thunderstorm activity, any that are able to develop and move through will likely have what they need to become severe.

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  • Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional
Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The Supreme Court decided unanimously that the US Patent and Trademark Office could not refuse the Portland, Oregon-based band the right to trademark the name The Slants , generally seen as a racial slur on Asians, but which the group's founder, Simon Tam , had said was an act of "reappropriation".

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  • Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle
Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Rather, they found that the president overstepped his authority on statutory grounds, meaning that the administration will have two fronts to defend if and when the matter reaches the Supreme Court . The government disagreed, arguing that the injunction by Hawaii federal judge Derrick Watson had stopped the clock on the 90-day, six-country and 1...

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  • Trump told senators the Obamacare repeal bill he once celebrated is 'mean'
Trump told senators the Obamacare repeal bill he once celebrated is 'mean'

Many, in fact, are organizing against it. People across the country are planning how best to mobilize against the bill, including organizing people to call their legislators, planning sit-ins at district offices, and writing letters to editors of newspapers.

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  • Severe thunderstorms will bring heavy rain, damaging winds to western Mass.
Severe thunderstorms will bring heavy rain, damaging winds to western Mass.

These storms will be widespread. "Due to the tropical nature of the air mass (dew points 70-75) and slow movement of the approaching cold front, in the heaviest of the rain some towns could receive 2" or more leading to flash flooding concern.

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  • Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners
Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

Yanez fired repeatedly at Castile , testifying later he though the man was reaching for a gun. The shooting of Philando Castile was captured on Facebook Live by his girlfriend as her young daughter looked on, lending an extra layer to the same old story of police using excessive force on an African-American.

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  • Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk
Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

The 66-year-old of Belleville, Illionis, opened fire early Wednesday morning at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field where GOP lawmakers were practicing for an upcoming charity baseball game. The shooting cast a somber mood over Washington and momentarily tamped down the partisan fighting. Leaders decided the game would go on as scheduled at N...

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

At the time of the shooting, Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter were also in the auto. Mr Castile's shooting was among a string of killings of black people by police around the United States, and the livestreaming of its aftermath attracted even more attention.

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  • GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting
GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A Capitol Police officer who risked his life responding to Wednesday's attack on a Republican baseball practice threw the first pitch at the Congressional Baseball Game Thursday. Griner, known for her tenacity and basketball skills was shot in the ankle while protecting the players and assisting in neutralizing the assailant.

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  • An attack on Republicans is an attack on all of us
An attack on Republicans is an attack on all of us

The day after Nancy Pelosi emphasized the need to bring Republicans and Democrats together in the wake of the congressional baseball shooting , she attacked Republicans for creating the hostile environment. After medical personnel arrived, he said he retrieved Scalise's phone and made the first call to Scalise's wife to notify her of the shootin...

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  • Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised
Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

The borrower defense to repayment rule set out to better protect student borrowers against misleading and predatory practices by giving creating consistent, clear, fair and transparent processes to file claims. "This is a betrayal of students and families across the country who are drowning in unaffordable debt", Healey said in a statement . ...

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  • 4 dead, including gunman, in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco
4 dead, including gunman, in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco

UPS released a statement Wednesday saying, "UPS confirms there was a shooting incident involving 4 employees within the company's facility in San Francisco earlier this morning". KTVU has reported that the shooting, which took place on the facility's main sorting floor, was carried out by a "current employee". Uniformed UPS employees are being...

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  • Rep. Williams says staffer injured in Virginia shooting
Rep. Williams says staffer injured in Virginia shooting

Williams was hitting a ground ball to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip, when the first gun shot rang out. More than 50 shots were estimated to have been fired, but despite the shooting, which left the gunman dead and two other Capitol Police officers in critical condition, the Congressional Baseball game is set to proceed on Ju...

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  • Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense
Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Missile Defense Agency . The U.S.is conducting a missile defense test today after North Korea fired off yet another threatening missile Monday. At a time when tensions with North Korea are running high, a successful test was vital for the Defense Department's beleaguered missile defense program.

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  • Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked
Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

The three-judge panel said Trump's March 6 order violated existing immigration law, but did not address whether it was unconstitutional discrimination against Muslims. The Trump travel ban has been stalled. The high court is likely to consider the cases in tandem. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S.

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  • Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet
Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

Be positive, make a personal difference, and show the world that the citizens of the USA are on board, even if our president is not. The head of the U.S. "I was very pleased to see the very strong commitment of nearly all countries to advance the Paris agreement", said McKenna at a press conference at the end of the meeting.

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  • Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russia
Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russia

NSA Director Mike Rogers , left, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats , center, and CIA Director Mike Pompeo, right. Comey, who will testify before Congress Thursday, reportedly wrote a memo saying Trump asked him to back off investigating Flynn.

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  • Texas DA wants grand jury review of death involving deputy
Texas DA wants grand jury review of death involving deputy

While waiting in the parking lot, deputies said the husband saw Hernandez urinating in public and went to verbally confront him about his behavior. The deputy involved in the altercation has been placed on "administrative duty indefinitely, ' according to KPRC ".

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  • Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner
Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner

If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? The prize was $50,000 but the player also had purchased the Power Play option making the ticket worth $150,000. One ticket in Pennsylvania, sold in Luzerne County, did win some money in Wednesday's drawing, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania Lottery.

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  • US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

During an interview with Fox News Sunday , the official said they were planning on "raising the bar" on aviation security. "That's really the thing they're really obsessed with, the terrorists, the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if it is a USA carrier, particularly if it is full of mostly U.S.

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  • Now Trump wants solar panels to pay for the border wall
Now Trump wants solar panels to pay for the border wall

Mr. Trump has insisted that the wall, a core campaign promise, will be built to prevent illegal immigration and drug. One of the people of who spoke to the Axion cautioned that Trump's idea wasn't the final one for the solution. "The revenue from the electricity will pay for the maintenance of the wall and the construction of the wall", said the ...

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  • Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries
Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

President Donald Trump , center, gestures during a meeting with House and Senate Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington , Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election , and ensuing congressional and FBI investigations into Moscow's ties with Trump associates has dogged the president since h...

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