SAN ANTONIO TX (Please click on the link from the San Antonio Express News to follow this story)…..There was a Kay Jewelers that was robbed in a San Antonio mall around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. One person was killed and seven people were injured. The fatality was by a by stander trying to intervene. Anytime there is a breaking story of this nature, franklincounty-news.com will give you a link right to the local source.
SPRINGFIELD IL – (Doug Finke – Springfield Journal Register )Illinois lawmakers will be asked to again tackle cost-saving pension reforms as part of the “grand bargain” package of bills being negotiated in the Senate. & The new version takes a different approach to pension reform that advocates believe will allow it to withstand an inevitable court challenge.
WASHINGTON DC- (Bradford Richardson – Washington Times. Please click on the link to read the full story. Here is an excerpt) Members of President Trump’s inner circle blasted Madonna on Sunday, after the singer said she had thought about blowing up the White House. “I mean, can you imagine saying that about President Obama?” White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on “Fox News Sunday.” & At the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, the 58-year-old singer gave a profanity-laced speech during which she said she had thought about blowing up the White House. “Yes, I am angry,” Madonna said. “Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House.”
WASHINGTON DC (S.A. Miller – Washington Times -Please click on the link to read the entire story. Here is an excerpt) White House press secretary Sean Spicer lashed out at the news media Saturday over what he called “deliberately false reporting” about President Trump’s first day in office. At a hastily convened briefing at the White House, Mr. Spicer admonished the news media for tweets that falsely claimed Mr. Trump removed the Martin Luther King Jr. bust from the Oval Office and that presented photographs that minimized the size of the crowd. “There has been a lot of talk in the media about the responsibility to hold Donald Trump responsible, and I’m here to tell you that it goes two ways. We’re going to hold the press accountable as well,” he said.
It seems like we have another rainy Sunday ahead of us. The high today will be around 60 degrees with the low in the upper 40’s.
We will have a pleasant Monday through Wednesday with high around 50 degrees with the lows in the 30’s.
It will be cooler the rest of the week with highs in the upper 30’s with lows in the mid twenties.
Over night there has been massive tornado destruction in the Southeastern coastal states of the US. The storm prediction center rarely issues a high risk for severe weather. This is displayed below in the following graphic from KFVS-12
Dr Greg Forbes of The Weather Channel has several ares in the Southeastern part of the United States with a TORCON of nine, which means there is a 90% chance of a tornado within a 50 mile area. Here is the areas in the following graphic.
Remember this region in your prayers during a day that shapes up to be very volatile.
WASHINGTON DC -(Click on the link to view the video and read the story from WSIL TV. Here is an excerpt. ) WSIL – A bus carrying a group of students from Marion was attacked by protesters in Washington, D.C. Kyle Childers said he was chaperoning a group of students from Marion High School who were in the nation’s capital for the inauguration. On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of protesters lined the streets in Washington, D.C. to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Childers said when the students headed back to their hotel Saturday, they ran into a group of protesters looking for trouble.,,,,
WASHINGTON DC (Reuters news service-Please click on link to read full story…here is an excerpt) Black-clad activists angry about U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration smashed store car windows and blocked traffic in Washington on Friday and fought with police in riot gear who responded with tear gas and stun grenades. About 500 people, some wearing masks, marched through the city’s downtown, using hammers to claw up chunks of pavement to smash the windows of a Bank of America branch and a McDonald’s outlet, all symbols of the American capitalist system. The crowd chanted anti-Trump slogans and carried signs with slogans including “Make Racists Afraid Again,” a play on the New York businessman-turned-politician’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan. The incident occurred about 90 minutes before Trump was sworn in at the Capitol a mile and a half (2.4 km) away…….
DECATUR- (Link to the story from WAND-TV) Here is a quote from Senator Durbin….“My presence is an acknowledgment that once again America has achieved what so many nations have failed to do: perfectly transition to new leadership,” Durbin stated. “Absent clear and convincing evidence that the new President was not legitimately chosen, it is critical to a democracy that those who lose the election acknowledge the choice of the American electorate.”
WASHINGTON DC- (Please click on the link to read the story from the Washington post) Through the clear, cool morning, crowds of people began descending on the nation’s capital Friday to celebrate, protest or simply witness the inauguration of the most unconventional president-elect in modern American history, Donald John Trump……But his inflammatory rhetoric has angered and offended millions of others, making the 70-year-old New Yorker the most unpopular incoming president in at least four decades. Friday, the stark national divide was already on full display as Trump supporters and detractors began coming face to face on the National Mall, around the White House and throughout downtown D.C……..
WASHINGTON DC – (story by David Sheferinski of the Washington Times please click to read an excerpt) President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural address will include a discussion about the proper role of government and how the country can come together, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday. “I think it will be optimistic,” Mr. Spicer said on NBC’s “Today” program. “It’ll be visionary, but it’s going to be philosophical.”……Please follow the Washington Times throughout the day for updates…..