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- 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.
Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
- 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.
- 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
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“When I saw the video and I saw him run after the car, it just made my heart feel like broken. But now that he’s here and he’s running around and he’s happy, I feel very happy and excited.”
- KTRK – Houston
The man's being accused of pointing a gun at a driver on Beltway 8 and shooting at him, and it was all caught on dashcam video.
- 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.
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."
Las Vegas police have solved a cold murder case using a record-low volume of DNA to conduct gene sequencing.
A $10,000 reward awaits anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of a man accused in an attempted robbery that left an Asian woman critical in New York City. The latest: Than Htwe, 58, an immigrant from Myanmar, remains in a coma after sustaining a severe brain injury from the incident, which occurred in Manhattan’s Canal Street Station on July 17. Htwe and her 22-year-old son, Kyaw Zaw Hein, were exiting the station around 10:45 a.m. when they came across the suspect, who tried to grab the latter’s backpack from behind.
- WABC – NY
What began as a verbal dispute turned physical and the woman was kicked and punched and then struck over the head with a kitchen pot before having her walker stolen.
- 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,
- Associated Press
A man who led authorities to the remains of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and killing her. Justo Smoker, 35, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, kidnapping and other offenses in the death of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, who was last seen walking home from church in the Bird-in-Hand area on June 21, 2020. Smoker was sentenced to 35 1/2 to 71 years in prison.
- 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.
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.
Just 15 cells' worth of DNA was used to track down the man suspected of killing a US girl in 1989.
- Washington Examiner
Two police officers were hospitalized Friday after they were injured in a Boston school bus fight.