• South Carolina city puts barricades on parts of ocean street
South Carolina city puts barricades on parts of ocean street

Keel did not speak at the press conference. Though the city saw spikes of violence on Easter weekend this year and took similar steps after shootings during the 2014 Memorial Day weekend, McMaster called the past week's shootings an "aberration".

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  • Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

Deliberations began around midday yesterday. Heagann-Brown, who faced up to 60 years in prison, "engaged in a pervasive pattern of excessive force and misconduct", according to the family's civil suit filed against the city after the criminal trial verdict, yet he was allowed to stay on the force.

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  • Murkowski: Health care changes must be 'done right'
Murkowski: Health care changes must be 'done right'

But in a almost 1,000-word letter, former United States president Barack Obama appeared to decisively break his silence on the issue of American health care - a bedrock of his presidency - to slam the proposal as "fundamental meanness" that is "tough to fathom".

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  • Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Many will be "looking to see if there are things that we can do to refine it, and make it more acceptable to more members in our conference, to get to 50", Senator John Thune said. That's because they're keyed to the cost of a bare-bones plan, and because additional help now provided for deductibles and copayments would be discontinued.

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  • Humidity returns Friday, with highs in the upper 80s
Humidity returns Friday, with highs in the upper 80s

We have high-pressure over us on Sunday with sunshine in the morning, and increasing clouds in the afternoon, highs near 80°. Additionally, there will be some showers throughout the day. A cold front passes Friday night and Saturday . Forecast: Tonight: Mostly Cloudy with Evening Scattered Showers. Sunday looks absolutely flawless fo...

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  • Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in minivan car seats
Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in minivan car seats

According to neighbors who witnessed the violent attack, the pit bull managed to escape from its yard by breaking through a fence before attacking the children inside of a minivan parked on a residential street. "We fought the dog and it just was still attacking, and still attacking, and it wasn't attacking the adults, it was attacking the babies",...

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  • Senate Bill Would Take Health Care Away From 441000 Veterans
Senate Bill Would Take Health Care Away From 441000 Veterans

Or - The House could simply approve the Senate version and send it to the president, though some Republicans may not be on board. However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes".

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  • Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

On the same night, a little-watched special election in SC gave the Republican Party another scare, as an obscure Democrat, Archie Parnell , came within 3,000 votes of capturing a solidly Republican congressional district. RYAN: Those are still effective ads that hurt our candidates. Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., Seth Moulton , D-Mass., and Tim...

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  • Heat wave causes increase in burns in Phoenix
Heat wave causes increase in burns in Phoenix

Jeffrey Smith. Forecasters say the current heat wave should break by early next week, returning Phoenix to more typical summer temperatures - around 110 degrees. During peak heat hours stay in an air-conditioned area. Foster says young children are particularly vulnerable because their skin is more sensitive.

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  • Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee
Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee

The minority leader acknowledged that those seats left open by President Donald Trump's appointments were not Democratic priorities but she said they opened up new fronts for the party. Rep. Joe Crowley of NY, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said that there are 71 districts that will be more favourable for Democrats to contest than the...

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  • US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

A final ruling by USA government officials will strike the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the list of threatened species after its population increased to 700, according to the Associated Press . "This has been a priority of the association for years and is a critical first step for the State of Montana to regain management of the bear popula...

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  • NBA Draft 2017 live chat recap
NBA Draft 2017 live chat recap

Philadelphia is a great city for players who have intensity and focus. "I've been seeing a lot of insane things". Washington's Markelle Fultz , right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No.

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  • Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo
Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo

It is official. the San Antonio Missions are coming to Amarillo. There is now no information on what major league franchise they'll be an affiliate of. But the transaction was dependent upon the contingency of San Antonio building a new ballpark to house the Triple-A franchise. "For many years, it has become increasingly difficult to find a M...

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  • Protesters from Planned Parenthood rally against 'Trumpcare'
Protesters from Planned Parenthood rally against 'Trumpcare'

Its president, Dr. Fernando Stein, says the plan was crafted without input from pediatricians and "would tear down" the progress the nation has made by achieving insurance coverage for 95 percent of children. Combined with the lethal blow of stripping women of birth control, which, unlike legal and financial restrictions on abortion actually lower...

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  • McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy
McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy

Carter did that despite knowing "all of the feelings" Roy had shared with her previously, including a prior attempt to drown himself, Mr Moniz said. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz handed down the verdict after a nonjury trial, during which prosecutors argued that Carter's messages and Snapchats to Roy caused his death .

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  • Johanna Konta loses to Coco Vandeweghe at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham
Johanna Konta loses to Coco Vandeweghe at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham

This week marks just the second time CoCo Vandeweghe has won consecutive WTA Tour matches since her Australian Open semifinal run in January. Konta, the highest seed left in the Birmingham event, was beaten 6-1 6-3 in 64 minutes by the world number 30.

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  • FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Steve Scalise , the House majority whip, was gravely wounded in the shooting last week. "I had a great meeting with Steve-O this morning", said Ryan, R-Wisconsin. When writing about immigration, I hammer Republicans for either being racist, pandering to racists, or tolerating racism in their ranks. Hodgkinson visited the facility 43 times b...

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  • Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona
Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona

Several Republican senators have already said they oppose the bill, at least as of now. Without the votes of Democrats and the four Republicans who are withholding support, the measure will not pass the Senate . The Senate bill was met nearly immediately with outraged dissent from Democrats, including Warren. Critics say 600,000 people event...

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  • Digital Underground's Shock G. Busted With Drug Paraphernalia
Digital Underground's Shock G. Busted With Drug Paraphernalia

According to WEAU, the hip-hop star was accused of drug paraphernalia possession. According to WEAU NEWS, a Rice Lake police officer pulled over a vehicle around 2 am as the license plate was listed to an unlicensed driver. Digital Underground is best known for their 1990 smash hit " The Humpty Dance ". Jacobs was pulled over by officers when ...

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  • Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office
Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office

As the GOP healthcare replacement bill comes to light, Senate Democrats this week criticized the way Republicans were getting their Affordable Health Care replacement bill to the public. While the House bill linked the credits primarily to consumers' age, with older Americans receiving bigger subsidies than young consumers, Senate Republicans s...

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