Father of missing California boy was flight risk

Father of missing California boy was flight risk

Andressian Sr.'s attorney, Daniel Nardoni, told Fox11News Monday that he was surprised by the arrest: "I was surprised to see that he was arrested on the charge of murder in particular since they haven't found a body and since he's been adamant from day one he hasn't done (anything) to harm his son or done anything to jeopardize his welfare", Nardoni said. Read More

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Fellow Democrat Tim Ryan , an Ohioan who challenged Pelosi for minority leader a year ago, offered the blunt diagnosis that "the problem is us, it's the party". "People in OH don't grab me about Russian Federation at all when I'm home", Ryan said. While Pelosi did prevail with more than double Ryan's vote share, she also lost almost a third of her caucus in the process. Read More

Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email conversations

Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email conversations

The committee also asked Lynch to clear up confusion surrounding a news report in late May which indicated that Russian intelligence obtained a document that "referred to an email supposedly written by the then-chair of the Democratic National Committee Rep". Read More

Ham radio demonstration June 24-25

Local amateur radio operators will be onsite operating continuously from 2 p.m. on Saturday until 2 p.m. on Sunday. Other than exposing communities to something new, Field Day also teaches participants "to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions", according to the ARRL website . Read More

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to this nation - and now we must fulfill our duty to them". The act will also create a new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection in response to concerns the new law may be used to inappropriately discipline whistleblowers, who helped expose the VA's scandals in 2014. Read More

Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

It will also provide more funding and create a task force of business leaders to help promote the programs across new sectors, as well as assess the effectiveness of the job-training programs now in place. "What is the goal of this alternative system?" This, despite the fact that while on the campaign trail, Walker once said that President Trump would be an "apprentice in the White House". Read More

Los Angeles sheriff's deputies shooting at dog kill teen

Los Angeles sheriff's deputies shooting at dog kill teen

Deputies opened fire on the dog, and one of the bullets may have ricochet off the pavement and struck the boy. The boy died at a hospital, according to the sheriff's department. The boy was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Preliminary information indicated the deputies didn't see the teen when he walked around the building, according to Bergner. Read More

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

Although he remains in critical condition, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise stands a good chance for an "excellent" recovery after being shot at a charity baseball practice outside Washington this week. "The thing about it is the game has always been so raw, so partisan, but in good nature though", Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, said earlier on Thursday. Read More

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

The westbound lanes remained open Wednesday morning. Then police who were stationed near the gate approached the man, who shot himself. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Pena followed Fisher for a short distance then shot her several times before he climbed back in the vehicle and shot himself. Read More

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

A second conservative, Utah's Mike Lee, complained about not seeing the legislation despite being on the working group of senators assigned to craft it and said lawmakers should have seen the measure "weeks ago" if they're to vote next week. Read More

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

That alleged action can not be seen in the footage released Tuesday and Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , testified at trial that he never reached for the handgun he was licensed to carry. Yanez gives a brief explanation of the events to a supervising officer on the scene. "Officer Yanez had an unreasonable fear of Philando Castile as a black man". Read More

Memphis to Receive Support for Fighting Violent Crime

Memphis to Receive Support for Fighting Violent Crime

News of its formation came before the opening session of a national summit organized by the Attorney General's Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. But the department will send agency employees and experts to work with them to develop strategies and tactics to best fight violent crime, Sessions said. Read More

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Life is getting back to normal on Capitol Hill following Wednesday's congressional baseball practice attack, but without one noticeable key player: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., who was badly hurt in the attack. His comments came after he and First Lady Melania Trump visited a sedated Scalise and his family at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity - usually a low-key event that draws about 10,000 people - had sold more than ... Read More

Seattle police shoot, kill woman who reported burglary

While she was in jail, Lyles learned she was three months pregnant, her family said. Jamieson says it's unclear if the children witnessed the shooting . Seattle Police officers will smear the victim with menacing photographs and release her criminal history. The officers involved in the incident are expected to be placed on administrative leave while the shooting is under investigation. Read More

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Hodgkinson . James Hodgkinson , 66, had a list containing the names of several Republican representatives when he carried out his rampage. In Belleville, residents continued to grapple with the news that one of their own, a man many knew could be quick to anger, but who many said didn't show outward signs of violence, could have committed the mass shooting . Read More

Two men arrested, accused of attacking Border Patrol agent

Two men arrested, accused of attacking Border Patrol agent

In temperatures surging over 100℉, US Border Patrol raided the medical aid camp of humanitarian organization No More Deaths , and detained four individuals receiving medical care. They were a little over 11 miles (17.7 kilometers) north of the global border near the small town of Arivaca. Dinsmore said agents have arrested migrants who received aid a few times but that the large-scale operation on Thursday was unprecedented. Read More

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

I expressed our profound gratitude to them. "It is clear to me based on various eyewitness accounts that without these two heroes, Agent Bailey and Agent Griner, many lives would have been lost". The attack left three others, including U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise , injured, but authorities and lawmakers who were at the park say the officers' valor prevented what could have been a far worse tragedy. Read More

United States lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

Sava said Scalise will require surgeries soon for abdominal and bone injuries, in addition to the two he has undergone to fix a bone in his leg broken by the bullet. President Trump said concern for the congressman "may have brought some unity to our long-divided country ". Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana was the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Read More

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Next was senior catcher Harrison Wenson, selected by the Angels in Round 24, pick No. 715. There are a lot of rounds in the Major League Baseball draft. "Thank you @Yankees for drafting me!" Troop ended his year going 8-3 with a 2.47 ERA and 83 strikeouts. Right-handed pitcher Alex Valverde , listed as a UA commit in his Twitter profile, was chosen 649th overall in the 22nd round by the Tampa Bay Rays. Read More

Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe

Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe

The vice president's office said Thursday that Pence has retained Richard Cullen , a Richmond-based lawyer and chairman of McGuire Woods who previously served as a USA attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. "Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who labeled it "very unsafe". Read More