President Joe Biden says the full force of the federal government is ready to help Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Fiona. Speaking in New York Thursday, he said hundreds of FEMA and other federal officials are already on the ground with more help coming. He said his message to the people of Puerto Rico is: “We’re with you. We’re not going to walk away.” Meanwhile, Bermuda and Canada’s Atlantic provinces are preparing for a major blast from the Category 4 storm. It's expected to pass overnight near Bermuda, where officials are opening shelters.
- Miami Herald
A caller reported seeing someone throw a plastic tote over a Central Florida bridge from a moving vehicle this week, according to a Thursday Facebook post from Orlando-based Orange County Animal Services,.
- Orlando Sentinel
Tropical Storm Ian grew overnight in the Caribbean still with a path that could bring it to Florida next week as a hurricane prompting Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency across the Sunshine State. The National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update puts Tropical Storm Ian’s center about 230 miles south of Kingston, Jamaica and about 430 miles southeast of Grand Cayman with maximum ...
- Business Insider
A man charged in the assault of a flight attendant on an American Airlines plane had to be restrained by fellow passengers and cuffed to a seat
Alexander Tung Cuu Le was arrested and later charged following the incident on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles on Wednesday.
There is a large police presence at Kennywood in West Mifflin.
A woman who was filmed hurling racist remarks at a group of Indian American women outside a restaurant in Plano, Texas, last month is now facing a lawsuit from one of the victims. The group of four Indian American women were heading back to their cars after having dinner when the perpetrator, later identified as Esmeralda Upton, approached them and said, “Go back to India.” Plano police arrived that night and allowed Upton to leave.
Tropical Depression 9 formed Friday morning and could impact Florida by next week.
- NBC News
A manhunt is underway for a gunman who shot three people at an amusement park in Pennsylvania on Saturday, police said. Three people including a juvenile
- Fox Weather
Winter might still be nearly three months away, but many parts of the U.S. can see their first snow during the fall.
- Bradenton Herald
Here’s the latest updates from Saturday on Tropical Storm Ian.
- NBC News
A jury convicted a QAnon believer who chased down Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman on Jan. 6, 2021, finding the defendant guilty on all charges against him.
Rain is beginning to fall, with life-threatening flooding and landslides expected.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The building where Jeffrey Dahmer committed gruesome murders was torn down in 1992, and the lot at 924 N. 25th St. still sits empty today
Milwaukee would sooner forget the Jeffrey Dahmer saga of 1991, and the lot where his apartment once stood remains vacant today.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Police in Santa Ana are looking for a group of men who were caught on video working together to steal a catalytic converter.
- USA TODAY
MIchael Close yelled out a window at the couple as they urged the dog to “go potty” before grabbing the AK and firing it 24 times at them.
- The Daily Beast
Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationTennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell, the 15-month-old girl whose weeks-long disappearance in 2020 ended in heartbreak after her remains were found on family-owned property, was suffocated by a blanket and aluminum foil, a forensic pathologist testified.The revelation was made Friday at a hearing to discuss which photos can be used as evidence in the trial against Boswell’s mother, Megan, who is accused of murdering her daughter and going to great lengths to cover it
- Palm Beach Daily News
Florida is in the potential path of Tropical Storm Ian. Use these maps to track the storm's path and spaghetti models.
- USA TODAY
Cops chased dead ends for 40 years in a California teen's cold case. Then a suspect's relative emerged.
The 1982 rape and killing of 15-year-old Karen Stitt had frustrated California cops for decades before a suspect's relative and DNA led to an arrest.
- Women's Health
Netflix's limited series "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story," details the Jeffrey Dahmer serial killings. But who officer John Balcerzak, and where is he now?
- The Stockton Record
Thousands of people gathered for the funeral of Ralph "Sonny" Barger, longtime president and founding member of the Oakland chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle club.
See where Tropical Storm Ian is, where it's headed and how it may affect Sarasota.