Cheney hunting accident archive
Shooting ruled accidental
One of the hunters on the Armstrong Ranch during Vice President Dick Cheney's ill-fated hunting trip described how a weekend meant to relieve the pressures of public life instead thrust a group of friends and acquaintances into a grave situation after Cheney accidentally shot Austin lawyer Harry Whittington.
Whittington sorry for what Cheney family has gone through
In his first time speaking publicly since being injured in a hunting accident over the weekend, Austin lawyer Harry Whittington thanked Christus Spohn Hospital and felt bad for what the Vice President has gone through
Harry Whittington's comments
Quotes from Harry Whittington's comments during a noon press conference Friday
inquiry are his own, official says
SARITA - The Kenedy County Sheriff's Department
feels at home with the Secret Service and the powerful people who go hunting on
the Armstrong Ranch, but is out of its comfort zone with the media circus that
the hunting accident involving Vice President Dick Cheney has attracted.
Dick Cheney's interview on Fox News Channel
of Vice President Dick Cheney's interview Wednesday with Brit Hume of Fox News
Channel, as released by the White House. Cheney addresses his shooting Saturday
of a hunting companion, 78-year-old Harry Whittington of Austin at a ranch owned
by Katharine Armstrong about 60 miles south of Corpus Christi:
County report: Shooting was an accident
Whittington in excellent condition
Austin lawyer Harry
Whittington is in stable condition, Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial officials
working from his hospital room
of medical response to shooting
Secret Service alerts
an air ambulance at 6 p.m. initially
Blame the media? We are making it easier
COLUMN: Cheney hunting accident brings out the worst in some
minor: Prognosis looks good
Barring further complications, the 78-year-old
attorney shot by Vice President Dick Cheney is expected to recover after
suffering a minor heart attack after a piece of birdshot migrated to his heart,
medical specialists said Tuesday.
Cheney's handling of shooting mishap flawed
It would have been far better for the vice president and the administration had the details been aired without the long delay.
Callers to DA: Will you prosecute?
Waiting for sheriff's report is the next step
One hunter got citation, not a warning
Parks and Wildlife says which to issue up to each warden
warning to VP, friend
Vice President Dick Cheney and the 78-year-old man he
shot on a weekend hunting trip will receive warnings from state wildlife
authorities for lacking a $7 upland hunting stamp, the only official action in
the investigation into what has been ruled a hunting accident.
Whittington suffers heart attack, returns to ICU
The 78-year-old lawyer who was shot by Vice President Dick Cheney on a weekend hunting trip suffered a minor heart attack this morning and is back in intensive care, hospital officials said.
Katharine Armstrong to Caller-Times reporter Jaime Powell: 'I trust you'
We got the quail-hunting accident story the way dedicated journalists have tracked down news for years - through strong, consistent old-fashioned reporting.
Life goes on for folks in Kenedy Co.
Reporters from The Washington Post, CNN, Los Angeles Times and other major Texas newspapers pelted the Kenedy County Sheriff's Department with questions on Monday about the vice president's weekend shooting mishap that made the county of 407 the backdrop for national news.
Potential for accidents familiar to hunters
Quail hunters have a pretty good idea what occurred on the Armstrong Ranch this past weekend.
Online jokesters fire away at Cheney
The first shooting involving a vice president since the time of Aaron Burr has lit up the blogosphere with political jokesters lampooning Vice President Dick Cheney's weekend hunting accident as "Quailgate."
Hunting accidents at low in U.S.
Officials unclear whether VP had formal safety class
injures a friend during South Texas hunt
Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally fired upon
and injured a hunting companion during a weekend trip to the Armstrong Ranch in
Kenedy County, peppering the 78-year-old with shotgun pellets while stalking
Sheriff's department didn't investigate Cheney incident until next day
Ambassador to Switzerland was along; no one was drinking, host says
Whittington had not made presence knownShortly before Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot Austin attorney Harry Whittington in a Kenedy County hunting mishap Saturday afternoon, Whittington had stepped away from the hunting party to search for a downed quail in a mesquite thicket.
Whittington to be moved out of intensive care
The 78-year-old man Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot Saturday will be moved out of the intensive care unit this afternoon, Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial officials said.
Cheney accidentally shoots fellow hunter at nearby ranch
Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally fired upon and injured a hunting companion during a weekend trip to the Armstrong Ranch in Kenedy County, peppering the 78-year-old with shotgun pellets while stalking quail.