One dead, 11 others expected to survive after MLK Jr. Day mass shooting in Fort Pierce
A Mississippi state senator has come under fire on Twitter after posting a racist meme referencing the suspected Chinese spy balloon that breached U.S. airspace last week. Sen. Joel R. Carter, Jr., a Republican who represents the 49th District, shared an image of a weather balloon superimposed with the words “Weather Barroon” and “Totary NOT For Spying.” In the tweet, he wrote: “Biden Administration currently.”
An Etsy customer's refund request for a broken $200 plastic cup spiraled into a furious exchange that went viral on TikTok
Tarra Vooorhees offered to give Breanna Chaplin a refund straight away, but things escalated when TikTok got involved.
- KTRK – Houston
In one of the robberies, a suspect allegedly shot a victim walking to his car at a commercial parking lot on St. Joseph Parkway. The second robbery took place earlier that night on Polk Street, HPD said.
- Miami Herald
The sheep were at first thought to be goats.
The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from 20-foot seas off the coast of Oregon Friday morning right before the 35-foot yacht capsized. Then things got extremely weird.
- The Herald-Mail
Bijou, a Dalmatian puppy injured in a Washington County animal cruelty case, continues her recovery after having a severely damaged leg amputated.
- Fox News
The frantic search for missing South Carolina duck hunter Tyler Doyle, last seen slipping from his swamped jon boat on Jan. 26, has crossed state lines.
- WSB Cox articles
Police say they spent hours surrounding the home they thought the 15-year-old suspect was in.
- Associated Press
A rancher who lives near Arizona's border with Mexico is being held on a charge of first-degree murder in last week’s fatal shooting of a man tentatively identified as a Mexican citizen. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's office in Nogales, Arizona, confirmed Monday that George Alan Kelly, 73, was arrested last week in the killing. Authorities believe the victim was Gabriel Cuen-Butimea, 48, who lived just south of the border in Nogales, Mexico, because of a Mexican voter registration card he carried.
- Palm Beach Daily News
School officials said police arrested one person after a video of students from a K-8 school assaulting a young girl on a bus in Homestead went viral.
Malayalis are famously passionate about their drink. Natives of the southern Indian state of Kerala, they are also known to emigrate to far corners of the world. A smooth blend of these two instincts of theirs is now giving the world a high.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee police close streets near 14th and Cleveland where a police officer was shot and killed.
“REVOLT Black News Weekly” addresses the issue of Tyre Nichols being beaten by Black cops and whether racism was a factor. Read below.
Neighbors along San Francisco’s Capp Street shared pictures and videos of what they see out their windows on almost a nightly basis – what they believe are sex workers, and their pimps, while a line full of “Johns” in their vehicles clog the street.
A video has drawn tens of thousands of views on social media with claims that it shows Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga receiving a warm welcome in Nigeria during a visit in early February. But the claim is false: the clip is old and shows Odinga arriving at a popular nightclub in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.On February 2, 2023, this tweet shared a TikTok video of Odinga flanked by his security guards entering an establishment decorated with flags amid cheers from revellers who were recording
- Kansas City Star
Leonard Taylor spoke with a reporter by phone one day before he was scheduled to be executed for the killings of his girlfriend and her three children — which he says he did not commit.
- Miami Herald
Following multiple warnings from the captain, the plane made an emergency landing in Maine, and the FBI responded, officials said.
- Sacramento Bee
The statue was a gift from a sister city in India.
- Fox News
Democratic New York City Mayor Eric Adams slept at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, where a housing facility for migrants was set up, to show how warm and welcoming the housing is.
- ABC News
Two Missouri children were found inside a supermarket in Florida nearly a year after they were abducted, according to law enforcement officials. Brooke Gilley and Adrian Gilley were found on Wednesday at a Florida Winn-Dixie with their non-custodial mother, Kristi Nicole Gilley, the High Springs Police Department said on Thursday.