Vanessa Trump Taken To Hospital After White Powder Scare

By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.’s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn’t dangerous, authorities said. The frightening episode happened after…

Congress Takes On Immigration Issue Amid Election Pressures

By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce President Donald Trump’s plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the conversation. If the…

Update: Jeffco Child Dies After Being Shot By His Mother

UPDATE: Fox 2 reports the child died Monday morning. Barnhart, MO  (KTRS)  Investigators are searching for answers into why a Jefferson County mother killed herself after shooting her son. Police say 49-year-old Tara Kelleher shot her 11-year-old son at the family’s Barnhart home in the 7200 block of Valley Drive early Saturday morning before turning the…

Missouri Bill To Allow Faculty To Carry Guns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow universities designate full-time faculty as “campus protection officers” who can carry concealed weapons. Republican Rep. Dean Dohrman introduced the bill to the House Higher Education Committee Wednesday with hopes of college campus safety in an age of increasingly frequent mass shootings,…

Three Dead In Tour Helicopter Crash At Grand Canyon

By ALINA HARTOUNIAN, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A tour helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others. Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillion Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed around 5:20 p.m. Saturday on the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon,…

Police: Two Officers Killed Responding To 911; Suspect Held

By MARK GILLISPIE and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering an apartment in a Columbus suburb and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said officer Eric Joering, 39, died at…