• Calls for calm as hundreds arrested in protests
Calls for calm as hundreds arrested in protests

She later addressed her arrest in a Facebook post early Monday following an outpour of friends seeing Evans in the protest photo. She said the event began as "a peaceful rally" led by young, black organizers from the city, who stood on the steps of the state Capitol building and read poetry and statements.

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  • Multiple people shot at courthouse in Michigan
Multiple people shot at courthouse in Michigan

No further details were immediately available after the shooting about 2:20 p.m. ET at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph. A shooting has been reported inside the Berrien County Courthouse in southwestern MI, according to WZZM .

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  • FBI Director Gives Congress A Four-Hour Lesson On Clinton's Email
FBI Director Gives Congress A Four-Hour Lesson On Clinton's Email

The Obama administration has repeatedly complained that members of the committee have divulged the names of USA government informants, airport-security details and information from a sealed wiretap warrant. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, asked Comey the bottom-line question: "Did Hillary Clinton break the law?" That'...

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  • Mom saw officers get shot while protecting her family
Mom saw officers get shot while protecting her family

She said she was shot in the leg, but then officers quickly surrounded her. "I don't know if it bounced off the ground or what but I felt it when it hit me in the back of the leg", Taylor said. She said several police officers around were asking if anyone had been hit. "Run", Ms Taylor recalled. "When we got (to the hospital), he (Taylor's son) w...

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  • Two men drown in Lake Michigan near Gary
Two men drown in Lake Michigan near Gary

First-responders were called to Wells Street Beach around 2:30 p.m. for a call of several people in the water. Five people were pulled from the water, two of whom died, said Mark Jones, chief of operations for the fire department. "We were having a good time, and all of a sudden someone said there's a kid in the water", says Vernon Lesner, a friend...

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  • Hundreds rally, shut down Broadway for Black Lives Matter protest
Hundreds rally, shut down Broadway for Black Lives Matter protest

London resident Aifur Rahman, who described himself on social media as a mathematics graduate, said the event was astonishing in its protest against police shootings in the United States. "And that is our ultimate objective", he said at the Sunday press conference. Any violence directed at police officers is a reprehensible crime and needs to b...

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  • Hillary Clinton faces new email probe
Hillary Clinton faces new email probe

Earlier, the State Department had suspended its own investigations after the FBI started its investigation into the matter. Judicial proceedings in the case were officially ended on Wednesday after Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed that the Justice Department would not file charges against the former first lady as per the FBI's recommendat...

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  • Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill With Heavy GOP Support
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill With Heavy GOP Support

Grassley said a bill was needed "to prevent a single state from dictating food labeling laws to the rest of the country". The bill that passed the Senate isn't as stringent as Vermont's. "It is deeply disturbing that a majority in the Senate would support a bill that openly discriminates against America's low income, rural and elderly popul...

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  • Black Lives Matter Activist Released From Jail After Being Arrested During Protest
Black Lives Matter Activist Released From Jail After Being Arrested During Protest

On Saturday night DeRay McKesson, a well known Black Lives Matter activist, was arrested in Baton Rouge , Louisiana , during a peaceful protest over the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile , and other minorities at the hands of police.

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  • Police say 101 people arrested in Baton Rouge
Police say 101 people arrested in Baton Rouge

Most were from Louisiana and faced a single charge of obstructing a highway. WAFB confirmed one of its reporters had also been arrested . He was addressing the media over security concerns following more than 130 arrests made over the weekend.

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  • Majority disagree with not charging Hillary Clinton
Majority disagree with not charging Hillary Clinton

Clinton has always been dogged by questions about her honesty and character. Over 4 in 10 say they are "very worried" about the issue's implications for Clinton's performance as president. Most Democrats polled ― 68 percent ― don't see a connection between how Clinton handled her email and how she would handle her responsibilities as president...

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  • Dallas Police heighten security after anonymous threat
Dallas Police heighten security after anonymous threat

The suspected sniper appeared to have been planning a larger attack and left a message written in his own blood on a building before being killed, Brown revealed Sunday. Some markings included the letters RB on a wall and in the stairwell where he died, after the police killed him using a bomb after talks failed. Brown then told his officers to...

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  • Police arrest 100 in black protest
Police arrest 100 in black protest

Thousands of people took to the streets in US cities on Friday to protest the fatal police shootings of two black men earlier this week. She accused police of acting in an "inflammatory" manner and said an officer had pointed a rifle at her and other protesters before her arrest.

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  • Aerosmith's Joe Perry taken to hospital after Coney Island concert
Aerosmith's Joe Perry taken to hospital after Coney Island concert

Perry was transferred to Columbia Presbyterian hospital overnight where his band mates say he's surrounded by family and friends after quite the scare Sunday night during a concert in Coney Island. A publicist for The Hollywood Vampires , Sujata Murthy, added in a statement, " Joe Perry is stable and resting". Joining Hollywood Vampires on t...

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  • US Women's Gymnastics Team for Rio Olympics Is The Best Ever?
US Women's Gymnastics Team for Rio Olympics Is The Best Ever?

And first-time Olympians Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian round out a team of five looking to deliver a repeat team title for the first time in US gymnastics history. HollywoodLifers , are you excited about the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics team? The darling of the London Olympics, Douglas failed to recapture the old magic but Karolyi kept the faith...

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  • Protesters against police brutality arrested in Baton Rouge
Protesters against police brutality arrested in Baton Rouge

I supported him completely because it was the safest way to approach it, and we talked to this man a long time and he threatened to blow up our police officers. The Dallas police chief said authorities have not ruled out if others were, in his words, "complicit" in the shooting rampage. "Without our actions, he would have, he would have hurt more...

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  • Obama calls for mutual respect from Black Lives Matter and police
Obama calls for mutual respect from Black Lives Matter and police

The area around Bold Street and the bombed-out church was brought to a standstill as a crowd chanting "black lives matter" took to the street. Recent threats ranged from generic promises of violence to specific video posts. The gunman, Micah Johnson, followed black militant groups on social media. Similar questions have been raised by global te...

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  • Agencies search Tennessee River for son of Craig Morgan
Agencies search Tennessee River for son of Craig Morgan

Chief Deputy Rob Edwards with the Humphreys County Sheriff's Office said authorities minimized their efforts overnight to "limit the risk of putting responders in a unsafe situation". The sheriff's office requested assistance from rescue organizations from across the state. Morgan and his wife have four children together including Jerry, who rece...

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  • Giants' Bumgarner has no-hitter through 6 innings
Giants' Bumgarner has no-hitter through 6 innings

Blanco initially broke the wrong way, fought the sun as he raced back toward the line and then let the ball glance off the heel of his glove for a two-base error. Green actually matched his career high for home runs in a season, because he has hit exactly one in each of the past four years. This one was special, he said, because his father is a Bay...

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  • Hill says Democrats to have strong Senate pick
Hill says Democrats to have strong Senate pick

Hill is a former congressman who was unopposed in the May primary for the Democratic nomination. "I do not want to stand in the way of Democrats winning in and the U.S. In an interesting reversal, Indiana Democrats will now have to formally place Bayh's name on the ballot after nominee Hill announces he is stepping out of the race - something Hill ...

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