Missouri-Based Convoy Of Hope Helping Wildfire Victims

Springfield, MO  (KTRS)  Convoy Of Hope is reaching out to help the victims of the California wildfires. The Springfield, Missouri-based International humanitarian relief organization, is sending food, water, and personal hygiene items to Santa Rosa, California. “This initial load will be delivered to one of our church partners in the area,” says Stacy Lamb, U.S. response…

FBI Director: Motive In Las Vegas Shooting Still Unclear

By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI director said Thursday that investigators haven’t yet determined a motive behind the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, but they’re still digging. “There’s a lot of effort being put into unraveling this horrific act,” Director Christopher Wray told reporters following a ribbon-cutting for…

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Missing Chinese Scholar Case

URBANA, ILL (AP) A 28-year-old man accused in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has pleaded not guilty to a new, more serious charge of kidnapping resulting in death. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Yingying Zhang’s mother, Lifeng Ye, began weeping when the suspect entered the federal courtroom Wednesday in Urbana. She had…

President Trump Says Democrats Want ‘MASSIVE Tax Increase’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is charging that congressional Democrats “want MASSIVE tax increases & soft, crime producing borders.” In a series of tweets posted early Wednesday, the president said that Republicans, instead, advocate “the biggest tax cut in history & the WALL.” Trump was referring to the Southern border wall that he’s pushed…