Here’s the latest for Thursday, July 28: Deaths and damage from heavy rains in Kentucky; Biden calls inflation-fighting deal a “godsend”; Pope protested in Quebec; Video screen injures dancers at Hong Kong concert.
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.
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.
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.
- NBC News
The boat of a Florida doctor who has been missing since earlier this week was found, the Coast Guard said Thursday, but the doctor still hasn't been found.
- The Daily Beast
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
- NBC News
A Texas man charged with five counts of child sexual assault died after a jury convicted him and he chugged a bottle of liquid in the courtroom, his lawyer said.
The stolen property included items from a U-Haul belonging to an active duty Coast Guard family that was in the middle of a move.
- KFRON San Francisco
Family, friends, and supporters of Alexis Gabe held a demonstration outside the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Friday demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the mother of Gabe’s alleged killer.
- 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.
A video on Weibo of a 9-month-old baby playing with and eating his own feces as his father is distracted on his phone has gone viral. The father and his son, who reside in Changchun, Jilin province of northeast China, are shown in the video next to each other as the 9-month-old plays with his feces while the father is laying on the floor, distracted by his phone. Later, when the baby’s mother, surnamed Huo, returned home from work, she discovered that their mat covers had been replaced.
- The Daily Beast
GettyUnder the darkness of night while the people of Konstanz, Germany, slept, a 29.5-foot-tall statue weighing 18 tons was brought to the port and erected in mid-August 1993. The statue and its design were created by sculptor Peter Lenk and remained physically “under wrap” for five days until April 24 when it was unveiled.People gathered in the harbor that day and bit by bit, the dark wrapping around the statue revealed a striking woman with a large bosom barely hidden by her dress. More scanda
- The Root
A woman’s encounter with an Atlanta police officer has gone viral on social media. According to the bodycam footage obtained by 11Alive News, the officer issued a traffic ticket to the woman and her friend for being in a park after hours. When she refused to sign the ticket, things escalated into a seemingly violent arrest.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Police said the homeowner ran back into his bedroom, grabbed a gun, and started shooting at the suspects. That's when the suspects immediately took off.
A Las Vegas landlord is accused of demanding a woman to have sex with him before renting a four-bedroom home.
Four people have been arrested in the murder of Cleveland electrician who was found slain and wrapped in a tarp earlier this month. Terrance Burnett, 64, Harry L. Houston Jr., 62, Lavell D. Taylor, 28, and Tessa Ann Raczynski, 26, have been charged in the murder of 47-year-old Victor Huff, WJW reported. Burnett, Houston, and Raczysnki pleaded not guilty during court appearances on Wednesday in Cleveland Municipal Court. Taylor, who was arraigned Thursday, also pleaded not guilty to the charges.
- National Review
Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie was stabbed in a small town in Western New York on Friday morning as he prepared to give a lecture.
- Miami Herald
“The victims were specifically targeted,” officials say.