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Two Nebraska Officers Face Assault Charges in Man's Death

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Two Omaha police officers will face assault charges in the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times and repeatedly punched, even after he was on the ground, a Nebraska prosecutor said Wednesday. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine made the announcement while revealing police video that captured the altercation officers Scotty Payne and Ryan McClarty had with 29-year-old Zachary Bearheels at an Omaha convenience store.

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Several Hurt and 1 Dead at the Ohio State Fair After Ride Malfunctions

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Multiple people have been hurt and one person was killed after a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, according to FOX 28.  Some or all of the victims are reported to have been tossed from the ride, Battalion Chief Steve Martin said, according to The Columbus Dispatch. The incident was confirmed on the official Twitter account for the Ohio State Fair.

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Walmart Unveils Manufacturing Plan to Create 1.5 Million New Jobs

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Walmart Inc. met with government and business leaders in Washington on Wednesday to unveil a plan to spur growth in domestic manufacturing efforts that company executives say will create an estimated 1.5 million new jobs in the United States. The meeting included a discussion with key individuals on both sides of the aisle about the biggest challenges the U.S. manufacturing sector currently faces.

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Four Killed in Small Plane Crash Outside Salt Lake City

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Four people were killed when a small plane crashed on I-15 northbound at Riverdale Rd. in Weber County Wednesday afternoon. Officials said the plane was a Beech A36 Bonanza. Weber County authorities have closed I-15 NB at 5600 S. and said the southbound lanes are affected as well.Traffic is stopped; drivers should avoid the area.

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Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Crash Recorded on Instagram

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister. Obdulia Sanchez, 18, appeared via remote camera in Merced County Superior Court, dressed in yellow inmate garb.

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Mosquito Infects Texas Man with Zika

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) A man was diagnosed with Zika virus while living in Texas, the first infection transmitted from a local mosquito in the state this year, health officials announced on Wednesday. The man from Rio Grande Valley did not travel to other states or countries prior to his diagnosis, according to Texas Health and Human Services. He was tested and is not at risk of transmitting the disease to other mosquitoes.

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Teacher Who Exposed Herself to Students During Cartwheel Given Probation

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Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Lacey Sponsler pleaded guilty Monday to assault after the charge was reduced from indecent exposure. She was given a two year suspended sentence and can't teach for two years. She will not have to register as a sex offender. Sponsler declined comment.

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Majority Whip Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after nearly 6 weeks

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FoxNews.com -- (07/26/2017) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and was moved to an inpatient rehabilitation facility after more than a month of surgeries, Fox News confirmed. Scalise, R-La., had been treated at MedStar Washington Hospital since June 14, when he and four others were shot during a congressional baseball practice. 

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Why millennial mortgages are literally going to the dogs

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Foxnews.com -- (07/26/17) More millennials are listing their dogs as the biggest factor in their home-buying decisions, behind marriage and children, a new survey says. SunTrust Mortgages (STI) found that one-third (33%) of millennials (ages 18 to 36) who purchased their first home, did so because it had a yard and better space for their dog. That percentage dropped off slightly at 25% for marriage and even less for kids at 19%. "Millennials have strong bonds with their do... More>>

Large payout for 2018 Social Security benefits

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Foxnews.com -- (07/26/17) Americans receiving Social Security benefits in 2018 can expect to see the program's largest payment increase in years, according to the trustees report released Thursday. In January, recipients will receive a $28 monthly increase in benefits, which, although amounts to just 2.2%, is much larger than the 0.3% increase in benefits recipients collected this year. In 2016 the program offered no payout increase. The average monthly payment for the program...

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Facebook TV Shows are coming soon

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Foxnews.com -- (07/26/17) Despite repeatedly denying it was a media company, Facebook is going to have its own version of television. According to a Bloomberg report, Facebook is slated to have television shows which will appear on the platform, starting in mid-August. Reports previously indicated the offerings were supposed to begin last month. Outdoor living has never been more in. With the advances in weather-safe furniture, being outdoors is anything but roughing ... More>>

Trump announces ban on transgender individuals serving in military

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FoxNews.com - (7/26/17)  President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the U.S. government will not allow transgender people “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”  In a series of tweets, he wrote:  "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow...Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

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Alabama Republicans rally around Sessions amid Trump firestorm

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(07/25/17) Alabama congressional Republicans have rallied behind embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who served in that delegation nearly 20 years before being appointed by President Trump as the country’s top law enforcement officer. “I know Jeff Sessions to be a man of great character and sound judgment,” Alabama GOP Rep. Martha Roby told reporters, as Trump continues to rail against the attorney general for recusing himself from a Justice Department probe...

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Hartzler Supports Measure Imposing Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

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WASHINGTON –  (7/25/17) Citing the need to address recent threats on national security and efforts to undermine global stability, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) today voted for the Countering Adversarial Nations through Sanctions Act (HR 3364) which passed the House with bipartisan support. 

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Barbara Sinatra, wife of Frank Sinatra, dead at 90

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FoxNews.com - (7/25/17)  Barbara Sinatra, the wife of late-singer Frank Sinatra, died Tuesday morning at her Rancho Mirage, California, home, a family spokesman told Fox News. She was 90. The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center director John Thoresen told Fox News Sinatra died of natural causes, and she was "comfortable surrounded by family and friends" at the time of her death.

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FBI Issues Toy Warning Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/25/2017) The FBI issued a warning this week about the privacy concerns associated with some internet-connected 'smart toys,' advising parents to be aware of the toys their children are playing with.  Garrett H. Croon, FBI spokesperson, said, "If you accept that toy into your home, you accept the responsibilities that come with it, so beware." 

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Police chase closes I-55 in Jefferson County

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Fox2Now.com -- (07/24/2017) ST. LOUIS —  A carjacking led to a multi-county police chase on I-55.   Police and the suspect exchanged gunfire during a standoff.  The suspect is dead and the southbound lanes of the highway will be shut down for several hours.  Traffic is backed up for miles in both directions. The suspect has been identified as Jarrod Kershaw, 31, of Pacific, MO.   Police say he is describes as a white male and was wearing...

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Kushner vows 'I did not collude with Russia,' after Senate interview

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FoxNews.com -- (07/24/2017) Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and a top adviser, on Monday strongly denied having colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign -- reading a brief statement to reporters after meeting with Senate investigators. “Let me be very clear: I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so,” Kushner said in a three-minute statement. 

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Suspect due in court after 10 die in sweltering truck

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FoxNews.com - (7/24/17)  A suspect arrested in connection with the deaths of at least 10 people packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer is due in court Monday over his alleged role in the immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. Federal prosecutors said they planned to bring charges against James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, who is due to appear in federal court at 11 a.m. local time.

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Boy exits McDonald's PlayPlace covered in feces, employees laugh

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Foxnews.com--(07/12/17) A New Hampshire woman is demanding an apology and is raising questions about the cleanliness of a Manchester McDonald’s after her son became covered in human waste in the play pen. Justina Whitmore said that when she let her son play, she knew he may be covered in germs. “Germs yes, poop no,” she said. She said she never imagined her 5-year-old would emerge from the yellow slide covered in another child’s waste. “I was still ea...

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