Son of former Padres player in hospital after accident on the field

While running to home plate, Lockhart was struck in the face by a baseball. The ball hit Jason in the face, breaking his nose. Two days later, during a follow up doctor's visit, his nose began bleeding uncontrollably. It wasn't until they realized hi... More..

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by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Amateur "Ham" Radio Operators Show How Important They Are During Emergencies

Those interested in becoming a certified ham radio operator can visit the Rockford Amateur Radio Association page here. "(The event) is a way for amateur radio operators to dial in their skills as far as (par...More..

Sears Canada says it is seeking court protection
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sears Canada says it is seeking court protection

The Sears logo is seen on the side of a store March 24, 2005 in San Bruno, California. Sears Holdings (SHLD), the holding company for the two iconic retail brands, warned investors that it can't promise i...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

Investigators in Mueller's office are set to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter has told CNN . R...More..

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

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

It's not clear if the piece of paper, which contained five names and descriptions, was a list of intended targets, NBC News reported . Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are...More..

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump's tweets have increasingly been cited in court's decision process. CCP waded into one recent case, Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus decided by the Supreme Court in 2014, which ruled in favor of ...More..

Vice president to travel to Central and South America
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Vice president to travel to Central and South America

As head of the Trump campaign's transition committee, he was involved in the hiring of Michael Flynn as national security adviser. The conference, which lasts until Friday, is expected to bring a diverse grou...More..

Trump says he'll nominate Rosenworcel for a second FCC term
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump says he'll nominate Rosenworcel for a second FCC term

In recent weeks, there has been speculation that Trump would nominate Rosenworcel, in an agreement with Senate Democrats. ROSENWORCEL was one of the three Democrats on the panel in 2012-16, but when her ter...More..

Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

Comey also told senators that Sessions is vulnerable in the Russia probe because he may have a third, previously undisclosed meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak , a key figure in the investigation; ...More..

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that Sessions and Kislyak could have met there, though Justice Department officials say there were no private encounters or side meetings. The following day, Sessi...More..

Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Under current law, children of American mothers and non-U.S. fathers could become citizens as long as their mother lived in the US for one year, but in the reverse scenario, the American father must have lived ...More..

Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Since then, Romney has been campaigning for Republican candidates. Biden also stepped on Hillary just last month, saying he never thought she was a "great candidate" during a conference in Las Vegas. He later...More..

Coroner: Nevada woman says child's body in IL garage
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Coroner: Nevada woman says child's body in IL garage

The woman reportedly told shelter workers that she had escaped after being held captive in her Las Vegas apartment and sex trafficked by her husband for the last two years. Todd Keilbach said Wednesday. Qua...More..

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both ways, with Justice Department officials upset that the President's tweets and comments caused problems for Sessions and Rosenstein in the wake of the C...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Hamm extends invitation to girl humiliated at youth tournament

An 8-year-old girl from Nebraska was barred from playing in the finals for the Springfield Soccer Club's girls tournament as organizers for the event insisted she was a boy. So, let me get this straight: Th...More..

Wedding ring, backpack stolen from victim of Portland double-homicide
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Wedding ring, backpack stolen from victim of Portland double-homicide

Jeremy Joseph Christian , described in media reports as a " known white supremacist ", is in custody for the murder of Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, a recent college graduate. Christian attacked the m...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

How significant do you think her remarks are? And that was what she was telling her German audience. Although the possibility of a Schulz chancellery has become less and less likely after poor showings by the...More..

Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Although neither the Pope nor the president divulged what was discussed during their meeting, readouts from the White House and the Vatican highlighted terrorism, climate change and peace as agenda items cove...More..

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Mayor Catherine Pugh is exploring removing them entirely, according to The Baltimore Sun , and suggested Saturday the city may auction the monuments off. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) received deat...More..

Maryland beats Boston College, wins women's lacrosse title
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Maryland beats Boston College, wins women's lacrosse title

A second-straight trip to the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Final Four left Penn State with a familiar feeling - disappointment. They've had their chances, too. Each Maryland team has an extraordinary amount of...More..

Trump Budget Promises Balance In Decade, Relies On Deep Cuts
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump Budget Promises Balance In Decade, Relies On Deep Cuts

President Trump's budget keeps to his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security pension benefits alone and contains spending increases for the military and veterans , but it treats most of th...More..

Kansas lawmakers tweak tax plan, mull school aid proposal
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Kansas lawmakers tweak tax plan, mull school aid proposal

Leger, the House's top-ranking Democrat , believes the criminal justice bills would have passed Thursday, but the debate would have been contentious, something he is hoping to avoid. "Through a full repeal of ...More..

Scattered rain & storms to start the work week
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Scattered rain & storms to start the work week

A cold front passes offshore in the morning on Tuesday , followed by clearing skies on the heels of a drying air mass from the Ohio River Valley. However, the showers are expected to ease on Wednesday and ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump removes tweet saying it was 'honor' to host Abbas

Such a move would be a marked change from U.S. policy since Bill Clinton's tenure which, alongside the UN, EU, Arab League and others, has been to promote the idea of a peace deal involving a Palestinian state....More..

Woman missing for nearly a week in Montana found alive
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Woman missing for nearly a week in Montana found alive

Connelly's uncle Dan Fioravanti told the Missoulian he got a call from Madeline's mother Laura on Wednesday morning. "There is not one of us that doesn't think she's coming home", Elaine Cinkay Connelly said ...More..

Chelsea Manning Releases 1st Statement Since Clemency Win
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Chelsea Manning Releases 1st Statement Since Clemency Win

Expressing relief about the impending release on Twitter Tuesday, Manning said: "Freedom was only a dream, and hard to imagine". She also said letters of support from fellow transgender individuals and vete...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US man arrested over series of fatal Arizona shootings

The gunman's targets included men, women and children, many of them ambushed near their homes in a working-class neighborhood from August 2015 to July 2016. 'Today is a good day in the city of Phoenix . Sa...More..

Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

During a press conference on Tuesday, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber announced that Oliver, who had been an officer with the department since 2011, had been terminated. The family has called for ...More..

NASCAR penalizes Logano, Penske after win
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

NASCAR penalizes Logano, Penske after win

NASCAR announced Thursday morning a problem with Joey Logano's win in Richmond last weekend. Joey Logano started Sunday's race at Richmond from the rear and worked his way up through the field, using a late ...More..

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected

NJT Executive Director Steven Santoro told the New Jersey Legislature that Amtrak showed him a plan to tackle the repairs this summer, and they involve possibly dropping the number of NJ Transit trains from 6...More..

Damaging tornadoes, big hail predicted in Arkansas
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Damaging tornadoes, big hail predicted in Arkansas

This week has been designated as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. Severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado watches have been issued for some portions of Central Georgia. The cold front ...More..

Barack Obama Accepts $400000 From Wall Street To Deliver Speech
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Barack Obama Accepts $400000 From Wall Street To Deliver Speech

Obama will serve as the keynote speaker for a luncheon hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald LP, a mid-sized NY investment bank, sources told Fox Business . And Obama's spokesman confirmed last week that he is begin...More..

Patriots schedule 2017: New England will be tested, but not often
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Patriots schedule 2017: New England will be tested, but not often

Each team's opponent is already known, both home and away . That's been known since the day the 2016 regular season ended, as the opponents are determined by a formula based on the previous year's standings....More..

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

The order directs agencies to enforce government rules on excluding foreign contractors from bids for government projects. American jobs need to be protected and this executive order seems like a good step. A...More..

Malcolm Butler Reportedly Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender With Patriots
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Malcolm Butler Reportedly Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender With Patriots

New Orleans did not extend an offer sheet, but could be interested in acquiring Butler via trade. "I think our philosophy has always been that we want to put good football players on our football team, regard...More..

Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

Stephen Hughes, 66, stands outside his house in Fresno, Calif ., where he came home minutes after a shooting to find a body on the sidewalk in front of his home, Tuesday , April 18, 2017. Police had published...More..

New York Passes Plan For Free Public College
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

New York Passes Plan For Free Public College

If New York moves more toward a purely publicly funded model, it may suffer from the slow decay that has hurt many state systems. In reality, Albany has birthed an upper middle-class entitlement that won't in...More..

United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor

Lawyers for David Dao , the man who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight Sunday due to "overbooking" by the airlines, filed an emergency court request last Wednesday for the airline to preserve e...More..

Manifesto suspect stole machine gun, drafted apology to gun store, prosecutors say
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Manifesto suspect stole machine gun, drafted apology to gun store, prosecutors say

Dozens of police have been searching for Joseph Jakubowski since the gun store was robbed in Janesville on April 4, about 60 miles southwest of Milwaukee. Moore says it is still unclear what triggered Jakubowsk...More..

UNC Basketball Team Celebrates Championship With Fans
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

UNC Basketball Team Celebrates Championship With Fans

But not close enough. North Carolina's Roy Williams is in his ninth Final Four and fourth championship game, two of which were titles in 2005 and '09. Joel Berry II came to the desert not sure if he would ...More..