Category Archives: National News

Few details released surrounding shooting, stabbing incident at Pentagon

Few details released surrounding shooting, stabbing incident at Pentagon

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A Pentagon police officer was attacked during a shooting and stabbing incident at the Pentagon Transit Center earlier Tuesday, Department of Defense officials have confirmed. Chief Woodrow Kusse, who leads the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, joined Pentagon spokesman John Kirby at an afternoon press briefing to address the incident, but he would not…read more »

Police officer, suspect killed in shooting, stabbing incident at Pentagon: Sources

Police officer, suspect killed in shooting, stabbing incident at Pentagon: Sources

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A Pentagon police officer was stabbed in an attack at the Pentagon Transit Center Tuesday morning and later died, two law enforcement sources told ABC News. The suspect also died as a result of the incident, law enforcement sources said. Chief Woodrow Kusse, who leads the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, joined Pentagon…read more »

Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, NY AG probe finds

Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, NY AG probe finds

David Dee Delgado/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was found to have sexually harassed multiple women, including current and former state employees, New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday morning after a four-month probe into the allegations. In at least one instance, the investigation determined that the governor sought to retaliate…read more »

Pentagon reopens following lockdown

Pentagon reopens following lockdown

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon was put on lockdown Tuesday morning due to police activity at the Pentagon Transit Center, officials said. The lockdown was later lifted and the Pentagon has reopened, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency said shortly after noon ET. The incident at the transit center remains unclear. The Pentagon Force Protection Agency said…read more »

Pentagon reopens following shooting, stabbing incident

Pentagon reopens following shooting, stabbing incident

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after a shooting and stabbing at the Pentagon Transit Center, according to a U.S. official. The lockdown was later lifted and the Pentagon has reopened, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency said shortly after noon ET. The incident at the transit center remains unclear. The Pentagon…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: Louisiana, Florida leading US in cases

COVID-19 live updates: Louisiana, Florida leading US in cases

Lubo Ivanko/iStockCOVID-19 live updates: Arkansas sees highest hospitalization increase since start of pandemic (NEW YORK) — The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 613,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.2 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by…read more »

Employee allegedly shoots three co-workers at Smile Direct Club in Nashville

Employee allegedly shoots three co-workers at Smile Direct Club in Nashville

carlballou/iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — An employee allegedly shot and injured three co-workers at a Smile Direct Club manufacturing facility in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, early Tuesday, officials said. One worker was struck in the chest, one in the abdomen and one in the leg, Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said at a news conference. One…read more »

Renters brace for evictions as moratorium expires, virus cases resurge

Renters brace for evictions as moratorium expires, virus cases resurge

Bill Oxford/iStock(NEW YORK) — A major lifeline for millions of Americans was precipitously cut off over the weekend, leaving many families that are still reeling from the economic shock wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic now also at risk of losing their homes. Notwithstanding last-minute scrambles from some lawmakers to extend it, the federal eviction moratorium…read more »