During a public hearing, a 12-year-old spoke out against a restrictive abortion bill in West Virginia.
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via TwitterA Pennsylvania man who allegedly plowed his blue Honda Accord into a crowd of mourners late Saturday, killing one and injuring 17 others, before murdering his own mother, allegedly told cops he did so because he was tired of fighting with his mom over money.State troopers said that at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, drove into a group of about 75 people who were attending a daylong community benefit in Nescopeck to raise funds in the wake of a horrific house f
From the comfort food to sports culture, there are things I miss about my home in Ohio that I haven't been able to find in the northern state.
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Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastThe world has built up a lot of immunity in the nine months since the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus became dominant, driving a record wave of infections.That immunity from vaccines and past infection is helping to keep down hospitalizations and deaths even as Omicron’s offspring—a succession of subvariants—have become dominant, one after one.Now the virus is trying to find a way around our antibodies. A new subvariant, BA.4.6, is begin
The Harris County Sheriff's Office provides the latest information after a suspicious item was found in a parking lot at the Walmart on FM 1960 in Harris County.
Several residents living at an apartment complex in Long Beach said they fear for their lives after dealing with a neighbor who allegedly threatened them daily.
A New Orleans officer was suspended after a bystander claimed he did nothing to stop the public rape of an unconscious woman
"I mean, this police officer isn't even moving. He's still just parked here," a bystander can be heard saying after she approached the officer.
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
- Fresno Bee
Volunteers from Fresno to Gilroy help not only save Roxy but help her deliver a litter of puppies.
- The Root
Warning: This story contains descriptions that some readers may find disturbing.
Gang of female shoplifters stole thousands of dollars worth of men's Nike boxer shorts from Kohl's stores, investigators say
Police say a gang of female shoplifters has stolen thousands of dollars worth of Nike men's boxers from Kohl's stores in Georiga, per Fox 5 Atlanta.
- Fox News
Pediatrician group slams its own members over transgender teen puberty blocker criticism: 'Disinformation'
The American Academy of Pediatrics is reportedly facing criticism from within its own ranks on how it treats teenagers who choose to go through gender transition treatment.
- Fox News
Here’s what you need to know about bug bite treatment; doctors share their tips for addressing minor and severe bites along with warning signs people should watch for and note.
Alex Jones was ordered to pay millions in damages for his claims that Sandy Hook was a hoax, but the 1 in 5 Americans who believe him can harass surviving families without consequence. We talked to one of them.
Although Alex Jones has been held liable for his defamatory comments about Sandy Hook, a belief in "false flag" conspiracies is common in the US.
- KTRK – Houston
The iconic, 33-story tower's residents do not know when they'll be able to return. They were evacuated in the middle of the night Thursday.
- The State
This South Carolina woman’s story provides a cautionary tale for those who come into large amounts of money unexpectedly.
- Associated Press
A defense mental health expert in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz can pinpoint when he realized the 23-year-old mass murderer still has “irrational thoughts” — the two were making small talk when Cruz began describing plans for an eventual life outside prison. Wesley Center, a Texas counselor, said that happened last year at the Broward County jail as he fitted Cruz's scalp with probes for a scan to map his brain. The defense at hearings this week will try to convince Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer that Center and other experts should be allowed to testify at Cruz's ongoing trial about what their tests showed, something the prosecution wants barred.
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After a midsummer meeting in June 2021, newly hired police chief RaShall Brackney felt the need to double down on her personal safety, unholstering her gun as she left headquarters. Brackney’s fear however was not prompted by the activity on the streets, or even the ongoing public threats made against the police department over the years. Instead, she found herself afraid of her own subordinates, cops who wanted her gone after making some controversial, yet necessary shake ups throughout the for
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HandoutWisconsin police say they have solved a 30-year-old double murder that had its roots in long-simmering rage over a tragic snowmobile accident two decades earlier than that.DNA connected foundry worker Tony Haase to the 1992 stabbing deaths of Timothy Mumbrue, his girlfriend Tanna Togstad, and her dog, according to a criminal complaint.The couple was found dead in their Royalton home and for years police had run down leads, interviewed possible suspects, and collected DNA and fingerprints
- Asheville Citizen-Times
When faced with an intruder in his home, Mark Durham is honest about his own conflicts during the need to protect his family.
- Business Insider
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, due to 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer, study suggests
PFAS are nicknamed "forever chemicals" because they last so long without breaking down. That's made them pervasive in rainwater and soils.