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Texas high school shooting leaves 1 student wounded

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FoxNews.com - (1/22/18) A female student was wounded Monday morning after a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school, police said.  The suspected gunman, a 16-year-old male student, was taken into custody shortly after the incident at Italy High School, about 45 miles south of Dallas, Ellis County police told Fox News.  The shooting happened just before 8 a.m., authorities said. A female student, 15, was shot and airlifted to the hospital.

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Government shuts down, Senate fails to meet deadline

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Washington, D.C. - (1/19/2018) The deadline arrived without a deal. The U.S. government shut down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a partisan divide over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running until mid-February. A flurry of last-minute negotiations failed to produce an agreement. Democrats tried to use the Friday night funding deadline to win concessions from Republican...

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Baby Fiona celebrates birthday milestone

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Springfield, Mo -- (1/19/2018) Baby hippo and social media star Fiona is about to mark a major milestone. Fiona is about to turn one. She was prematurely born at the Cincinnati Zoo. She is the daughter of former Dickerson Park Zoo resident hippo, Henry.

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California 'house of horrors' parents to face life in prison

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Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) The parents of the children in the California house of horrors case are facing up to a life in prison after being charged Thursday for torture and child abuse, authorities said, while revealing more shocking details of the alleged atrocities that happened inside the suburban home. 

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House OKs temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown

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Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) A temporary spending bill unanimously passed in the House of Representatives Thursday evening, as Congress fights to avoid a government shutdown. 

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US marshal killed, at least 2 officers injured in shooting

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FoxNews.com - (1/18/18) A U.S. marshal was killed and at least two officers were wounded Thursday morning when gunfire erupted during the service of a warrant, the mayor said.  Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said three officers were shot, including a Harrisburg cop. He did not specify if the U.S. Marshal was included in the count. The U.S. marshal died at the hospital, PennLive.com reported.

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Apple to add 20,000 new jobs

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Foxbusiness.com -- (1/17/2018) Apple (AAPL) on Wednesday said it will create 20,000 new jobs and establish a new U.S.-based campus as part of $350 billion in new "direct contribution" to the economy. 

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Newlyweds receive surprise congratulations from White House

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Foxnews.com – (1/16/2018) A suburban Chicago couple was not surprised that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were not able to attend their 2017 wedding. 

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Four cops shot in South Carolina, suspect in custody

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FoxNews.com - (1/16/18) The man accused of shooting four South Carolina law enforcement officers early Tuesday morning was found with several “long guns” and was previously arrested for assaulting an officer, a report said. Christian Thomas McCall, 47, was taken into custody, suffering from wounds after allegedly firing at deputies at about 3:30 a.m., police said.

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Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home

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Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) A Southern California couple is in custody on suspicion of torture and child endangerment after 12 of their children allegedly were found captive in the couple's home, with some of them shackled to beds. 

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Hawaii: Worker who pushed wrong button to be reassigned

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Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) The civil defense employee who pushed the wrong button, causing more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile Saturday, will be reassigned, emergency officials confirmed on Sunday. A spokesman with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed to Fox News, “The employee who issued the alert has been temporarily reassigned pending the outcome of our internal investigation.

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Casino shuttle boat fire leaves 1 woman dead

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FoxNews.com - (1/15/18)  At least one woman was killed after a casino shuttle boat went up in flames Sunday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida — forcing more than 50 passengers to jump overboard into the shallow water. The woman died late Sunday hours after the fire began, while 14 other people were injured, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said on Monday.

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Trump rep, former porn star deny ‘hush money’ claims

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Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) A personal lawyer for President Trump and a former porn star both denied a late Friday report claiming the adult-film actress was paid in exchange for her silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

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War of words escalates over Trump's immigration comments

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Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) President Trump’s early-Friday denial that he used vulgar language in reference to immigration from certain countries only fueled the Capitol Hill furor over the remarks, with one leading Democrat standing by press accounts and accusing the president of using “hate-filled” language.  

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Missouri's Greitens admits he was 'unfaithful' but denies blackmail allegation

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FoxNews.com - (1/11/18) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledged he was "unfaithful" in his marriage but denied allegations that he blackmailed the woman with whom he had the affair. The Republican governor and his wife released a statement Wednesday night. It came after St. Louis television station KMOV-TV reported that Greitens had a sexual relationship with his former hair stylist in 2015. The governor made no mention of any plans to resign.

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Student found dead in California park

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Foxnews.com -- (1/10/2018) A week after he vanished in the area, the body of a University of Pennsylvania student was found Tuesday in a Southern California park -- prompting investigators to launch a homicide investigation into the 19-year-old’s death. 

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California mudslides, flooding leave at least 13 dead

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Foxnews.com -- (1/9/2018) At least 13 people were killed Tuesday after a powerful winter storm drenching Southern California sent mud, rocks and debris plummeting down wildfire-scarred hillsides and into several neighborhoods, some of which house lavish celebrity homes. 

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Steve Bannon steps down as executive chairman of Breitbart News

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Foxnews.com -- (1/9/2018) Stephen Bannon has stepped down as executive chairman of the pro-Trump, populist website Breitbart News, less than a week after a dramatic falling out with President Trump. Breitbart announced the news Tuesday afternoon on its website, saying it would work together with Bannon on “a smooth and orderly transition.” 

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Wonders of Wildlife named America's Best

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Springfield, Mo. - (1/5/17) Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium has received more national recognition. In front of hundreds in attendance the conservation attraction was announced as "America's Number One Best New Attraction". The contest was held by USA Today as part of their reader's choice 10BEST.

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E. Coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

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Fox2Now.com -- (01/04/18) Before you make a salad, check the lettuce. It could be hazardous to your health. An outbreak of E. coli infections may be tied to a bad batch of romaine lettuce. Nearly 58 people in 13 states, including Illinois, have become ill.

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Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein

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Foxnews.com -- (1/3/2018) Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his legal team are suing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, alleging the Russia probe has gone beyond the scope of the special counsel regulations, according to an 18-page civil complaint filed with the district court in Washington.

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First soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2018

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Foxnews.com -- (1/2/2018) A U.S. solider was killed in combat in eastern Afghanistan on New Year’s Day -- the first such death in 2018 the military has announced. 

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With new year, California's recreational pot laws take effect

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Foxnews.com -- (1/1/2018) The new year in California brings broad legalization of recreational marijuana – a much-anticipated move two decades after the state was the first to allow the use of the drug for medicinal purposes.

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Minimum wage increases across Missouri

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Fox2Now.com -- (1/1/2018) Minimum wage workers in the state of Missouri get a pay raise Monday. 

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Teenager murders family members on New Year's Eve

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Foxnews.com -- (1/1/2018) A 16-year-old New Jersey boy gunned down his parents, sister and a family friend just before midnight on New Year's Eve, turning the family home into a bloodbath that his brother and grandfather managed to escape, investigators said Monday. 

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Texas police search for missing girls, 14 and 7

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Foxnews.com -- (1/1/2018)Texas police have issued an Amber Alert for two girls, ages 14 and 7, who may be with a man described as a "person of interest" in a suspicious death on Sunday. 

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