Trump boasts of 100,000 requests to attend reelection rally | TheHill

President Trump boasted on Monday that his campaign is setting up screens outside the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., to ensure people can see his reelection rally on Tuesday.

Source: Trump boasts of 100,000 requests to attend reelection rally | TheHill

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Dallas shooting: Police fatally shot a gunman at a federal courthouse – CNN

The gunman, identified as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, according to FBI special agent in charge Matthew J. DeSarno.
Police also said a bomb squad was preparing to do a controlled explosion of the suspect’s vehicle. DeSarno said there was no indication that there are other shooters or threats.
One witness told CNN affiliate KTVT that he was walking into the courthouse when a group of people ran out and he heard about 10 to 15 gunshots in rapid succession. Don Miles, said he turned and ran across the street to safety.

Source: Dallas shooting: Police fatally shot a gunman at a federal courthouse – CNN

Philadelphia Graduation Party: 6 People Shot, 1 Fatally : NPR

A man was killed and five people were injured in a shooting at a graduation party late Sunday evening in Philadelphia, police say. All of the victims are younger than 25, and four of them are teenagers.

The shooter fired “indiscriminately into the crowd” at Paschall Playground in Southwest Philadelphia just after 10 p.m. ET, the police department said in a statement emailed to NPR on Monday morning. The gunman is still at large, and no weapon has been recovered.

It’s not clear what the motive was for the shooting, or the relationship between the shooter and the party guests.

Source: Philadelphia Graduation Party: 6 People Shot, 1 Fatally : NPR

State police investigating bullet shot into Youngwood home | TribLIVE.com

The incident happened Tuesday sometime between 7:20 a.m. and 4 p.m. at a South Fifth Street home. Police said the .30-caliber bullet originated from the northeast and entered the structure at a downward angle.

Authorities believe it happened around 2 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 724-832-3288.

Source: State police investigating bullet shot into Youngwood home | TribLIVE.com

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim it pays ‘starvation wages’

  • Amazon responded to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages” in a tweet that says it pays workers $15 an hour plus full benefits.
  • Amazon tweeted at Ocasio-Cortez, saying: “Amazon is a leader on pay at $15 min wage + full benefits from day one. We also lobby to raise federal min wage.”

Source: Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim it pays ‘starvation wages’

Gloria Vanderbilt, model, fashion designer and mother to Anderson Cooper, dead at 95 | Fox News

Gloria Vanderbilt died at age 95, her son Anderson Cooper revealed on Monday.

Model, clothing designer, heiress and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt died at age 95, her son Anderson Cooper revealed on Monday.

Cooper said he took Vanderbilt to the hospital several weeks earlier, where she learned she had severe stomach cancer that had metastasized.

Cooper eulogized his mother on CNN on Monday morning, saying that when she found out she was ill, she told him, “It’s like that old song: Show me the way to get out of this world because that’s where everything is.”

Source: Gloria Vanderbilt, model, fashion designer and mother to Anderson Cooper, dead at 95 | Fox News

Police: Greensburg man set fire at his house, went to hotel | TribLIVE.com

A Greensburg man set a fire at his house Saturday evening and then went to stay at a nearby hotel, according to police.

Jeremiah Nathanial Morgan, 40, was arrested shortly after firefighters extinguished the flames at his Franklin Drive home. He was arraigned Sunday morning on arson and related charges.

Morgan was being held at the Westmoreland County Prison on $75,000 bail.

Source: Police: Greensburg man set fire at his house, went to hotel | TribLIVE.com

Pa. Game Commission Has Perks For Residents Who Apply Early For Hunting Licenses – CBS Pittsburgh

The wait is over, as the firearms deer season approaches, hunting licenses go on sale June 17.

Source: Pa. Game Commission Has Perks For Residents Who Apply Early For Hunting Licenses – CBS Pittsburgh

LIGHTNING STRIKES PENNSYLVANIA: Cases of people struck by lightning in Pa. not as uncommon as you might think | WPXI

A number of people have been struck by lightning in Pennsylvania in the last few years, most recently Thursday when two 18-year-olds were killed.

a lightning strike in Mammoth Park in Mount Pleasant while they were fishing. Both had just graduated from high school.

In August 2018, a 45-year-old man was struck by lightning while playing soccer in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park. Bystanders performed CPR on him until paramedics arrived and resuscitated him.

Source: LIGHTNING STRIKES PENNSYLVANIA: Cases of people struck by lightning in Pa. not as uncommon as you might think | WPXI

Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

BURGETTSTOWN Pa. (KDKA) – A two vehicle accident, involving a car and a water truck, left one dead in Washington County.

Smithfield Township Police said they responded to an accident at 266 Smith Township State Road in the area of Grandma Mary’s Daycare.

They say the accident involved a sedan and a water truck.

They report that the driver of the car was taken to Weirton Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Source: Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

Hong Kong makes history as demonstrators march against government over halted extradition bill – CBS News

Demonstrators called for the revocation of controversial extradition proposals​, the release of student demonstrators and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam

Source: Hong Kong makes history as demonstrators march against government over halted extradition bill – CBS News

South Fayette commissioners open bids for Star City site | | thealmanac.net

SOUTH FAYETTE — The South Fayette Township Board of Commissionners opened four bids Wednesday from developers competing for the site along Route 50 where the Star City movie house once stood.

All four of the bids came in over the minimum purchase price of $3 million. The highest bid, from Cleveland-based apartment developer NRP Group, was for $4 million. The other bids were $3.5 million, $3.2 million and $3.1 million. The bids and proposals will be reviewed over the next month, and the board will consider them at its July 17 meeting.

Source: South Fayette commissioners open bids for Star City site | | thealmanac.net

Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com

Authorities have not released the identity of a driver of a dirt bike who was killed Thursday after his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail in North Strabane in Washington County.

State police in Washington said the accident occurred along Interstate 79 North by the North Strabane exit when the driver attempted to leave the highway about 8:21 p.m.

“The driver lost control of his bike and struck the end cap of the guide rail causing a fatal crash,” state police said in a news release.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:06 p.m., according to Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco.

Source: Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com