Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:02:44 GMT
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...Full Story >
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:00:14 GMT
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the...Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:39:24 GMT
European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.Full Story >
Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic...Full Story >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:37:19 GMT
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night. Delta Flight 6093 left from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) around 9 a.m., according to Flight Aware. It was originally supposed to takeFull Story >
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night.Full Story >
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WFSB) -
The shots fired that caused a lockdown at the US Capitol were outside of the offices where two Connecticut senators work in Washington DC.
According to the staff for U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, the shooting took place outside of the Hart Office Building, which is located in the area of Constitution Avenue and 2nd Street.
Murphy staffers told Eyewitness News that they initially believed that the shots fired were actually noise from construction. They said there is currently ongoing construction at the United States Supreme Court.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal's office is also located in that same building.
Murphy staffers said they saw several Capitol police officers with long guns running down the street near Ally Way.
A woman driving a black car tried to run through a barrier in front of a check point near the White House, according to Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine.
After exchanging words with police, the woman hit a police car and then her air bag deployed. She sped away and drove recklessly toward the Capitol building, hitting a security barrier near Second Street and Maryland Avenue.
Police fired on the woman and shot her after she crashed her car, but her condition is unknown.
An announcement was made for all staff members to shelter in place and lock all doors and windows.
Murphy staff members said they moved away from the windows and into an inner conference room.
"Thank you to the Capitol Police for your vigilance and keeping us safe every day," tweeted Murphy, who said he was on the floor of the Senate when the lockdown was reported.
Staffers said Murphy was brought into the chamber after the lockdown was reported.
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Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >