13 December 2019

US charges Army vet with threatening to shoot congressman


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A 64-year-old Army veteran has been charged in federal court with making a threatening communication against an Illinois congressman,Randall E. Tarr, of Rochester, Illinois, is accused of leaving a voicemail message at U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' office on Nov. 25 threatening to shoot him. Tarr was released on his own recognizance Friday.Contacted at his home Thursday, Tarr said he saw a television ad in which Davis, a Republican from Taylorville, claimed that Ukraine, not [...]