Here's the latest for Tuesday, January 4th: Biden addresses omicron surge concerns, I-95 shuts down in Virginia, Firefighters battle blaze close to UNESCO site; Forces use tear gas to disperse Sudan protesters.
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- The Daily Beast
via TwitterA man and woman in New York have been both fired and arrested for verbally assaulting a family on a train in an incident that police have determined to be a hate crime.The Daily Voice reported that Justin Likerman and Kristin Digesaro, of Long Island, turned themselves in on Wednesday. They have been charged with aggravated harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority said the charges were brought in conjunction with the Manhattan Distri
A neighbour made the grim discovery after peering through his window.
- KTVI - St. Louis
Authorities outside St. Louis say they’re investigating the 37-year-old woman. One parent who said some of the images reached her son called them “pretty disturbing — wow.
- The Root
The “Karen’s” just won’t go away.
A New York City artist says Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell shopped her around to men at Mar-a-Lago. Other victims saw her as one of their enablers.
Rina Oh thought Jeffrey Epstein was going to be her art patron. Two decades later, she's coming to terms with being among his victims.
George Gascón issued a written response after Union Pacific accused the LA County DA of not processing all the cases involving thieves targeting cargo containers.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.
- KHON Honolulu
Jon Tokuhara was found dead inside his Honolulu acupuncture practice last week. “He was … like an angel on earth, and we couldn’t believe that he was taken from us,” one friend said.
Videos show many destroyed buildings after a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine hit a motorbike.
- The State Journal-Register
Flags in Illinois will fly at half-staff through Sunday in honor of Deidre Silas, the Department of Children and Family Services child protection specialist.
- KGO – San Francisco
The body of missing Stanford nurse Michael Odell has been found in Fremont, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal was wearing a different kind of uniform on Thursday as he stood before a Seminole County judge.
Artist Tim O’Brien christened Biden’s administration with “Day One,” a Feb. 1, 2021, cover depicting the cluttered mess he was facing upon entering office. “This new cover shows Biden in a cleaned-up office, but the tasks remain, and the mounting issues gather like storm clouds,” says O’Brien, who has painted more TIME covers (36 and counting) than any artist in the past 50 years, including subjects ranging from the Catholic church to Osama Bin Laden.
- The Daily Beast
Denver PoliceA dad in Colorado is accused of attempted first-degree murder after he and his son were rescued from fenced-off icy water in Denver.Michael Ninomiya, 42, was arrested Wednesday, a week after emergency responders from the Denver Fire Department fished him and his son out of a drainage culvert, according to the Denver Police Department.While Ninomiya allegedly emerged with a laceration on his forehead, doctors treating the injured five-year-old at the Children’s Hospital told cops tha
- The State
The witness also told police that David Bennett Galloway III lied to a group of teenage girls about his age on the night of the assault.
‘Asian Lives Matter’: Protest against anti-Asian attacks erupts in NYC Chinatown after Michelle Go vigil
Two days after hundreds came together to honor Michelle Go’s memory in Times Square, protesters took to Chinatown to call for help combatting the surge in anti-Asian attacks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who was present, expressed condolences to Go’s loved ones. Martial, who was reported to have mental health issues, has been charged with second-degree murder.
- Kansas City Star
Chiefs second-year linebacker Willie Gay was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of misdemeanor damage to property. Here’s what the Chiefs said.
- KOIN Portland
Six neighborhood groups gathered Wednesday to present the results of their tent study, discuss the retail crime they assert is prevalent and urge city leaders to take more action.
- WNCN Raleigh
The ambulance slammed into a guardrail, overturned and went down an embankment adjacent to Interstate 87 near Raleigh, officials said. At least one person was injured.
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
Phoenix police give an update after missing Phoenix woman Irene Luevano was found dead Thursday.