Day five of the insanity phase of the Capital Gazette mass shooting trial began with a defense bid to block a key prosecution expert from taking the stand. The judge denied the motion and the proceedings continued. For almost three hours Tuesday morning, a private investigator hired by the defense read aloud to the jury excerpts from court documents he was tapped to collect. The documents included filings from a series of district, circuit and appeals court cases that span three counties over some 10 years.
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Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
- Miami Herald
Two of Jack Montgomery’s stepsons told police their 6-foot-2, 270-pound stepfather gave their 6-year-old brother, Brice Russell, a beating that included grabbing a leg and slinging Brice so that his head smacked a high shelf or cabinet in their Tampa area hotel room.
- KTRK – Houston
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: The noise of the gunman racking the slide of his pistol got one victim's attention, all happening in broad daylight.
- CBS News
The relationship between high school sweethearts turns toxic, culminating in a fatal shooting with allegations of abuse that would leave their families shattered and their small town of Griffin, Georgia, divided over the evidence in the case.
- NBC News
Mark Herring, 60, had a massive heart attack, his family said. An 18-year-old was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison.
- Washington Examiner
A Florida man who returned home from a doctor's appointment got a surprise, and an eyeful, when he discovered a woman skinny-dipping in his pool.
- The Daily Beast
‘Avenge Her Murder’: The Grisly Killing of an Ex-Diplomat’s Daughter Ignites a Wave of Fury Worldwide
Zahra HaiderFour days after the headless body of a former Pakistani diplomat’s young daughter was discovered in Islamabad, her death has ignited a wave of fury across the globe and sparked calls for stronger protections for women in Pakistan. Near the Toronto waterfront, writer and activist Zahra Haider—who grew up with both the 27-year-old victim, Noor Mukadam, and her alleged killer, Zahir Jaffer—hosted a vigil in Queen’s Park on Friday night. Haider opened the vigil with a quote from writer M
- NBC News
A driver was having a seizure in his car, which came to a stop in his neighbor's yard. The owners told the man who rushed to the driver's aid to "get off our lawn," officials said.
If you happened to stroll by Union Square in New York City on Sunday, you might have been greeted by an unusual sight: people posing nude, their bodies covered in floral designs and stars painted in bright colors. "The idea of the event is really to promote free expression and acceptance of all people, their ideas as artists and also their bodies," said artist Andy Golub, the event's main organizer. It was also a way to celebrate New York City's emerging from the deadly coronavirus pandemic after more than a year of restrictions that forced the city that never sleeps to grind to almost a complete halt.
Las Vegas police have solved a cold murder case using a record-low volume of DNA to conduct gene sequencing.
A man found with guns and ammunition in his Chicago hotel room told police it was a 'mistake' and he 'didn't mean to startle anyone'
Officers said "it could've been a Las Vegas thing," referring to the 2017 mass shooting. But 32-year-old Keegan Casteel said it was all a "mistake."
- WLS – Chicago
A man was shot and another stabbed early Sunday in Chicago's River North, police say.
Teenagers 'swatted' a 60-year-old Tennessee man to get his Twitter handle. The shock caused him to die of a heart attack.
Mark Herring's home in Sumner County, Tennessee, was surrounded by armed police in April 2020 after teenagers reported a fake murder, NBC News reported.
- The Wrap
No one has “had it” with Megyn Kelly more than MSNBC's Tiffany Cross, who dedicated a segment of her show, “The Cross Connection,” to addressing the former Fox News host’s repeated attacks on prominent Black women like Naomi Osaka and Meghan Markle -- and Cross did not hold back in her reproach. On Saturday’s episode of “The Cross Connection,” Cross took "a slightly different approach” from her usual current events coverage by addressing someone “completely irrelevant.” “I’m speaking, of course,
- Kansas City Star
One of the detainees was being held on charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
- The Root
Brian Chaney, a Black man from Michigan, is suing a suburban police department on allegations that one of its officers wrongfully detained and racially profiled him while he was out on an early morning walk.
- KGO – San Francisco
Police say the violence unfolded around 10:30 p.m. Friday night near a nightclub on Fourth Street where a concert was happening but it's unclear what prompted the shooting.
- The State
The suspect was asked to leave after becoming unruly before the shooting, police say. He’s been charged with attempted murder.
- Rolling Stone
In 1999, Rolling Stone profiled a college student leading a new white nationalist party. Twenty years and several identities later, he turned up dead in a brutal murder that remains unsolved
- The Daily Beast
Carlos Osorio/APIt was July 2020, and Nakia Wallace was on the streets of Detroit when, she says, police threw a young man to the ground and placed a knee on his neck. Along with dozens of others, Wallace was protesting the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The action was just one of more than 100 she said she went on to organize in the city, and now it seemed like cops might be recreating the nightmarish arrest that sparked a nationwide uprising.According to Wallace, she yelled at the cops