Category Archives: National News

‘Critical missing’ 11-year-old boy found safe, police say

‘Critical missing’ 11-year-old boy found safe, police say

iStock/ijoe84(DALLAS) — Dallas police said an 11-year-old boy who was missing for two nights and last seen wearing only shorts and socks during frigid temperatures has been found safe. Traveon Michael Allen Griffin left his home in southwest Dallas early Thursday, around midnight, according to police. “He may be confused and in need of assistance,”…read more »

NYPD officer killed, another seriously wounded in shooting

NYPD officer killed, another seriously wounded in shooting

iStock/Motortion(NEW YORK) — A New York City officer is dead and another suffered life-threatening injuries after they were shot responding to a domestic call in Harlem, police said. The officers responded to the scene where the unidentified suspect was in a back room, the police said. The officers engaged with the suspect and all three…read more »

Body found in search for missing college student Brendan Santo

Body found in search for missing college student Brendan Santo

iStock/ijoe(NEW YORK) — After a search of more than 80 days, authorities have recovered a body believed to be that of missing Grand Valley State University student Brendan Santo. The body was recovered from the Red Cedar River at 12:30 p.m. Friday, approximately 1 1/2 miles downriver from where Santo was last seen. Identification is…read more »

Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI

Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(NEW YORK) — The FBI said on Friday that it’s treating the recent hostage situation at a Texas synagogue as a terrorist act and hate crime. An international federal investigation is ongoing after a rabbi and three members of his Dallas-Fort Worth-area congregation were taken hostage Saturday by an allegedly armed man who authorities said…read more »

LA community gathers at vigil for 24-year-old slain at furniture store

LA community gathers at vigil for 24-year-old slain at furniture store

iStock/PeopleImages(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles community members gathered for a vigil outside the furniture store where a 24-year-old employee was killed in the middle of the afternoon. Brianna Kupfer was attacked with a knife while she worked alone at the store on Jan. 13. Kupfer had texted a friend that afternoon saying someone in the…read more »

Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in notebook: FBI

Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in notebook: FBI

iStock/MattGush(NEW YORK) — The FBI on Friday released new details in the investigation of Gabby Petito’s death, saying that that Brian Laundrie wrote in a notebook that he killed her. The FBI’s Denver office had sent out a timeline of the investigation, saying that before discovering Laundrie’s remains in a Florida wetland in October, agents…read more »