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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.”
- Fox News
A newly unveiled picture shows Gabby Petito minutes before Moab police pulled over Brian Laundrie in response to a domestic violence call in August 2021.
- Fox News
Massachusetts mom Lindsay Clancy, who's accused of killing her children, is still recovering in the hospital, where she will be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.
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.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12-year-old girl sues off-duty Kenosha officer, school district and city arguing her rights were violated when the officer knelt on her neck for more than 20 seconds
Jerrel Perez and his daughter are suing the Kenosha Unified School District, City of Kenosha and police officer Shawn Guetschow over "unreasonable" restraint.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Tuesday will announce the members of its newly formed reparations task force, which aims to study racial inequality and its effects on generations of families.
- 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.
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.
- Detroit Free Press
The bodies of three missing men, Armani Kelly, Montoya Givens, and Dante Wicker were discovered in an abandoned Highland Park apartment building.
Four Massachusetts towns have been ranked among the top 15 safest communities in America, according to a new report.
Porn star Ron Jeremy was committed to a state mental health hospital after being found incompetent to stand trial on rape and other charges, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles District Attorney said on Tuesday. Jeremy can be held for up to two years, said Greg Risling, spokesperson for the district attorney's office. A hearing on Jeremy's progress is scheduled for May 8.
- Greenville News
The Alex Murdaugh trial continued Tuesday, Feb. 7. Here are the latest updates, analysis and live video from the Colleton County courthouse.
- The State
The alleged kidnapper held the teens at gunpoint before sending them into the Dollar General, police said.
- Fox News
The Ka-Bar knife sheath found next to Madison Mogen's body at the Moscow, Idaho, crime scene could have been left intentionally in a bid to mislead police.
- The Telegraph
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church worked as a spy for the KGB in the 1970s, according to newly declassified Swiss records.
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.
- Kansas City Star
Leonard Taylor contended he was innocent in the quadruple murder of his girlfriend and her three kids. Requests for a stay were denied by Gov. Mike Parson, the Missouri Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.
- 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.
- 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.
- Kansas City Star
The 12-by-28-foot cabin disappeared more than a year ago, police said.