At least 21 people died in an enormous traffic jam caused by tens of thousands of visitors thronging a Pakistani hill town to see unusually heavy snowfall.
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- The Daily Beast
via TwitterA man and woman in New York have been both fired and arrested for verbally assaulting a family on a train in an incident that police have determined to be a hate crime.The Daily Voice reported that Justin Likerman and Kristin Digesaro, of Long Island, turned themselves in on Wednesday. They have been charged with aggravated harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority said the charges were brought in conjunction with the Manhattan Distri
- The Guardian
Volcanic eruption caused spill, described as the worst ecological disaster to hit country in recent history, at refineries operated by Spanish oil giant Repsol The environmental impact of the Repsol oil spill grows on the Peruvian coast. Photograph: Cristhian Meza/Municipality of Ventanilla HANDOUT/EPA Peru has demanded compensation from the Spanish oil giant Repsol after freak waves from a volcanic eruption near Tonga caused an oil spill described as the worst ecological disaster to hit the Sou
Videos show many destroyed buildings and scattered debris near the mining town of Bogoso.
- KGO – San Francisco
The body of missing Stanford nurse Michael Odell has been found in Fremont, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Tucker Carlson's brazen "gaslighting" was laid bare by the "New Day" anchor.
Artist Tim O’Brien christened Biden’s administration with “Day One,” a Feb. 1, 2021, cover depicting the cluttered mess he was facing upon entering office. “This new cover shows Biden in a cleaned-up office, but the tasks remain, and the mounting issues gather like storm clouds,” says O’Brien, who has painted more TIME covers (36 and counting) than any artist in the past 50 years, including subjects ranging from the Catholic church to Osama Bin Laden.
Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal was wearing a different kind of uniform on Thursday as he stood before a Seminole County judge.
- KOIN Portland
Six neighborhood groups gathered Wednesday to present the results of their tent study, discuss the retail crime they assert is prevalent and urge city leaders to take more action.
- The Daily Beast
Denver PoliceA dad in Colorado is accused of attempted first-degree murder after he and his son were rescued from fenced-off icy water in Denver.Michael Ninomiya, 42, was arrested Wednesday, a week after emergency responders from the Denver Fire Department fished him and his son out of a drainage culvert, according to the Denver Police Department.While Ninomiya allegedly emerged with a laceration on his forehead, doctors treating the injured five-year-old at the Children’s Hospital told cops tha
- KNXV - Phoenix Scripps
Phoenix police give an update after missing Phoenix woman Irene Luevano was found dead Thursday.
- The Wrap
WSAZ-TV’s Tori Yorgey was reporting on a water main break when the incident happened
Chinese woman told by Lowe's customer to go back to her country is scolded by store employee for filming
A Lowe’s in Illinois has come under fire after a Chinese woman and Springfield resident claims another customer told her to go back to her country. Xuna Hu says she was shopping for two fire pits when the other customer tried to get Hu to hand over one of the pits, leading up to the alleged racist encounter at a Lowe’s branch on Wabash Avenue on Jan. 17. "I was like alright, I’ll just give you one then,” Hu told WICS Channel 20.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
A police pursuit that extended through three Nevada counties and over 177 miles ended in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas on Wednesday night, authorities confirmed.
- KLAS Las Vegas
The chase began in rural Esmeralda County, then went through another rural county before reaching Las Vegas. A 22-year-old man was eventually arrested.
- Miami Herald
It happened on a United Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Virginia.
- CBS News
Brianna Kupfer was found dead on the floor of the store minutes after she had sent an ominous text message to a friend, police said.
Police in Vancouver, Canada, are seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved in an “unprovoked and random” attack on a young Asian woman on New Year’s Eve. Surveillance footage released by the Vancouver Police Department shows the 22-year-old woman strolling outside of Hotel Georgia on West Georgia Street when the man walking in the opposite direction grabs her at around 3:30 p.m. Tania Visintin told the Vancouver Sun.
- The Florida Times-Union
The FAA and NTSB are investigating a private airplane crash that killed two people Sunday in Jacksonville. It was a single-engine Mooney M20J.
- Kansas City Star
Second-year Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay Jr. was arrested Wednesday night in Overland Park. The Chiefs play the Buffalo Bills in the Divisional Round of the playoffs on Sunday at Arrowhead.
- Miami Herald
More than a week after she was kidnapped, a Cuban doctor is still being held for ransom in Haiti, where violent gangs keep disrupting essential services.