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Close-ups of footage said to show Gabby Petito's van near where a body was found appear to show the rear door closing
A YouTubing family said it caught footage of Petito's van unoccupied. Zoomed in, the footage suggests the rear door closed as the family approached.
- The Daily Beast
YouTubeThe last text Gabby Petito sent before she went missing while road-tripping across the U.S. with her fiancé set off alarm bells for her mother, who became fearful for the 22-year-old’s safety after receiving the “odd” message.That’s according to a newly-unsealed search warrant giving North Port, Florida, police permission to search a hard drive investigators found in Petito’s white van, which she and Brian Laundrie, 23, had been using to tour the country’s national parks.“The text message
- Miami Herald
As Tropical Storms Peter and Rose continue to move across the Atlantic on Monday, forecasters are also eyeing two other systems, one of which could become a tropical depression by the end of the week.
- The Weather Network
Forecasters are currently monitoring two tropical storms, Peter and Rose, in the Atlantic basin.
- Charlotte Observer
Thousands of Panthers fans might have seen a truck with a cryptic COVID message outside of Bank of America Stadium on Sunday. Here’s what we know about it.
- The Conversation
A giant space rock demolished an ancient Middle Eastern city and everyone in it – possibly inspiring the Biblical story of Sodom
Artist's evidence-based depiction of the blast, which had the power of 1,000 Hiroshimas. Allen West and Jennifer Rice, CC BY-NDAs the inhabitants of an ancient Middle Eastern city now called Tall el-Hammam went about their daily business one day about 3,600 years ago, they had no idea an unseen icy space rock was speeding toward them at about 38,000 mph (61,000 kph). Flashing through the atmosphere, the rock exploded in a massive fireball about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) above the ground. The blas
Police say they're investigating an unconfirmed picture of a man who looks a 'heck' of a lot like Brian Laundrie
Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of the missing 22-year-old YouTuber Gabby Petito, has also been missing as of Tuesday, his lawyer said.
A 911 caller described seeing Brian Laundrie 'slapping' Gabby Petito in Utah weeks before she disappeared
Audio of a 911 call obtained by Fox News referenced an incident between Petito and Laundrie on August 12 during the couple's cross-country road trip.
Three tourists were arrested after allegedly assaulting a New York City restaurant hostess when she asked for proof of their vaccination status before they could be seated indoors, the New York Times reports. The latest: On Saturday, lawyers for the restaurant and the three women revealed that the tourists had in fact shown proof of vaccination and been allowed into Carmine's Italian restaurant, according to the Times.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Marke
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. — Sunday was a day for tropical storm formation as the 2021 hurricane season saw its 16th and 17th named systems with Tropical Storm Peter and Tropical Storm Rose both swirling in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic early Sunday morning with Rose following suit by Sunday evening. As of 5 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Rose was ...
- Associated Press
Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. The KNP Complex began as two lightning-sparked fires that eventually merged and has scorched more than 37 square miles (96 square kilometers) in the heart of sequoia country on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. There was no immediate word, however, on the full extent of damage in several other sequoia groves reached by a separate blaze, the Windy Fire, in the Giant Sequoia National Monument area of Sequoia National Forest and the Tule River Indian Reservation.
- The Conversation
Louisianans' way of life on the coast is threatened by the very plans meant to save their wetlands and barrier islands from rising seas
"My family has lost everything. We all live in this area, and now it’s all gone," said Fusto Maldonado, whose home in Barataria, Louisiana, flooded during Hurricane Ida. Brandon Bell/Getty ImagesWaves of disaster have earned Louisiana a reputation as the place to watch for how climate change will impact coastal areas. Hurricane Ida was merely a punctuation mark in a series of devastating tropical cyclones, tragic inland floods, epic oil spills and deadly epidemics. Despite these all-too-frequent
- USA TODAY
An attorney for a woman involved in a scuffle at a New York restaurant over a vaccine requirement says his client was racially discriminated against.
- The Daily Beast
Michael M Santiago/GettyImagesProsecutors have discovered a tranche of evidence in the basement of a co-conspirator in the Trump Organization tax fraud case, a defense lawyer for indicted chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg revealed in court on Monday, with the attorney also signaling that more shoes are yet to drop in New York’s ongoing investigation.“We have strong reason to believe there could be other indictments coming,” Weisselberg’s lawyer, Bryan C. Skarlatos, said in Manhattan crim
- Idaho Statesman
Boise has been shaking since spring 2020.
Greenland was hit by a wave of snowfall earlier this week, bringing a mild dose of relief to the country's rapidly melting ice sheet, NASA announced.Why it matters: The accelerating rate of climate change hastens the extent of the ice melt in Greenland, which is the largest contributor to global sea levels rising.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: The recent snowfall brought on by Hurricane Larry might be able to b
A South Carolina man has hired a private investigator and started an online petition to help him find his missing […] The post Father hires private investigator to find missing son last seen in Ariz. desert appeared first on TheGrio.
Firefighters in Sequoia National Park were working into the night after two wildfires merged to reach the Giant Forest Saturday. Why it matters: This forest contains over 2,000 giant sequoias, including the General Sherman Tree — the world's largest tree by volume. Park officials wrapped the redwoods in foil last week as the Paradise and Colony Fires, now known as the KNP Complex Fire, neared. Protection efforts appeared to be working overnight.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Mark
- Business Insider
The largest port in the US hit a new ship-backlog record every day last week, as 65 massive container boats float off the California coast
On Friday, Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, had 147 ships in the ports, including 95 hulking cargo ships - both new records.
The FBI searched the home of Brian Laundrie's parents as authorities declared the house a crime scene
The FBI executed a search warrant at the home in North Port, Florida, as part of the ongoing investigation into Gabby Petito's disappearance.