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Jun 15 2017

Major League Baseball offers prayers ahead of congressional game

You can recognize many of us". She survived, but six people were killed. "It is that humanity which will win the day, and it always will". The FBI has taken contr...

Jun 15 2017

US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting

They don't have any members who have security detail. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania said at a joint news conference with GOP Rep. "We started giving him the liquids, I...

Jun 15 2017

Alleged Shooter Asked If Reps Or Dems Were Practicing On The Field

The shooter , we're told, was wearing jeans. "It was just a little odd". We said it was Republicans and he kind of started walking to the field. "The encounter I had i...

Jun 15 2017

Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

Real change can only come about through non-violent action, and anything else runs counter to our most deeply held American values. Congressional staffer Zack Barth, ...

Jun 15 2017

Shooting reported in Va. involving member of Congress and police

He was a member of several online groups that took stances against Republicans and the president, the Belleville News-Democrat reports . Sanders said he denounced the vi...

Jun 15 2017

NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting

Roger Williams, R-Texas, who was shot in the calf. A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated ...

Jun 15 2017

The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

Hodgkinson was 66 years old, according to multiple sources online. The gunman was taken into custody and later died of his injuries. "I think it would have been a rea...

Jun 15 2017

Congressional baseball teams will wear LSU gear to honor Scalise

They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats. "He is grateful for...

Jun 15 2017

Shooting In Virginia Wounds Congressman, Staff Member & Officers

Police identified the gunman as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, but did not not immediately release any motive for the shooting or tie it to any polit...

Jun 15 2017

Republican House Whip Steve Scalise, congressional staffer shot in Virginia shooting

Green said his office got threatening phone calls after he called for President Donald Trump to be impeached. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said...

Jun 15 2017

Gunman shoots United States congressman, police at baseball practice

He was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition. Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nominat...

Jun 15 2017

Gunman opens fire in GOP softball practice in Alexandria, Va.

The two injured Capitol Police officers are David Bailey and Crystal Griner, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan . Giffords, who authorities said was the main target of...

Jun 15 2017

Virginia shooter identified as man from Belleville, Illinois

In a message directed to Rep. Steve Scalise , the Louisiana Republican wounded in the attack, Trump said: "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all o...

Jun 15 2017

Levin blasts Democrats' 'Soviet-style hunt' against Jeff Sessions

SESSIONS: I - why don't you tell me? "I'm not able to invoke executive privilege, that's the president's prerogative", Sessions said . "Let me state this clearly, co...

Jun 15 2017

Multiple People Shot in Del Ray Section of Alexandria

Update , 11:42 am: President Trump has announced that the assailant, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, has died of his injuries. The extent of the injuries ...

Jun 15 2017

Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

State Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel of Fauquier County won a narrow victory over state Sen. Virginia voters picked their parties' nominees for governor, lieutenant governo...

Jun 15 2017

False alert after US Air Force base placed on lockdown

The air base is near Fairfield, about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco .The base's official Twitter account advised people there to lock their doors and windows and a...

Jun 15 2017

Wounded US congressman 'critical' after being shot at baseball practice

I was close to the damn thing". Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Good Morning America that the shooter had a rifle and was firing from far away. Sen. The proximity of the n...

Jun 15 2017

Hodgkinson: Illinois man identified as suspected gunman in Virginia shooting

The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. Police scanner audio details the gripping moments...

Jun 15 2017

Penn State administrators sentenced to jail in Sandusky case

Curley received a seven- to 23-month sentence and can serve four months under house arrest . All three are also poised to have house arrest after the jail time. Said S...