Category Archives: National News

University of Georgia murder sparks finger-pointing over immigration

University of Georgia murder sparks finger-pointing over immigration

Tetra Images via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department is pushing back after an official from Immigration and Customs Enforcement claimed the Venezuelan suspect arrested for Laken Riley’s murder was previously arrested and released by NYPD in 2023.Jose Antonio Ibarra, 26, was charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault,…read more »

Footage of ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez’s interviews with sheriff’s office shown to jurors

Footage of ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez’s interviews with sheriff’s office shown to jurors

Jim Weber-Pool/Getty Images(SANTA FE, N.M.) — Jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Hannah Gutierrez saw footage of the “Rust” armorer being interviewed by law enforcement hours after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on the set of the Western.”I wish I would have checked it more,” Gutierrez said of the Colt .45 revolver while…read more »

Hunter Biden interview marks pivotal moment for GOP-led impeachment inquiry

Hunter Biden interview marks pivotal moment for GOP-led impeachment inquiry

Kent Nishimura/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Hunter Biden will come face to face this week with the Republicans lawmakers he once accused of trying to kill him to harm his father’s political career in a highly anticipated face-off that could be a pivotal moment for the sputtering GOP-led impeachment inquiry.Members of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees…read more »

Fans propose statue, legislation in honor of Flaco the owl’s legacy

Fans propose statue, legislation in honor of Flaco the owl’s legacy

Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Just days after the untimely death of Flaco, the Eurasian eagle owl who became world famous after escaping from his vandalized enclosure at New York City’s Central Park Zoo, fans and politicians are proposing ideas to preserve his legacy, including erecting a statue in honor of the fugitive…read more »

Escaped Louisiana inmate captured in hotel in New Orleans

Escaped Louisiana inmate captured in hotel in New Orleans

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office(NEW ORLEANS) — A convicted felon who escaped custody on Sunday after pepper spraying his transporting deputy and stealing her car was captured in New Orleans on Tuesday, authorities said.Leon Ruffin, 51, who had been in custody on a second-degree murder charge, was found at a hotel in New Orleans East, with…read more »

Nashville Police Department, FBI investigating bomb threat at Covenant School

Nashville Police Department, FBI investigating bomb threat at Covenant School

Jeremy Hogan/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The Covenant School, which was the site of a 2023 mass shooting, received a bomb threat on Monday, according to a Nashville Police Department spokesperson.”Yesterday an employee of Covenant School received an emailed bomb threat. We cleared the site, with assistance from a THP (Tennessee Highway Patrol) bomb dog. Our…read more »

Fulton County hearing live updates: Wade’s ex-lawyer mum on when Willis relationship began

Fulton County hearing live updates: Wade’s ex-lawyer mum on when Willis relationship began

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Scott McAfee, the judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s Georgia election interference case, is hearing arguments over motions to disqualify Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, primarily over accusations from Trump co-defendant Michael Roman that she benefited financially from a “personal, romantic relationship” with prosecutor Nathan Wade, who she hired for…read more »

Tourist rescued after driving rental car off cliff in Hawaii

Tourist rescued after driving rental car off cliff in Hawaii

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images(SOUTH POINT, Hawaii) — A Canadian tourist is lucky to be alive after he apparently took a wrong turn on a remote road in Hawaii and drove his rental car off a 60-foot cliff, before falling out of the vehicle and getting washed out to sea, authorities said.The 27-year-old man, whose name was…read more »

Cross-country storm to slam Midwest with severe weather before reaching Northeast

Cross-country storm to slam Midwest with severe weather before reaching Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Midwest is bracing for severe storms that could bring tornadoes, damaging winds and hail Tuesday night.There’s an enhanced threat for overnight tornadoes from Missouri to Ohio, including Evansville, Illinois; Louisville, Kentucky; and Cincinnati.Chicago and northern Illinois are also facing an enhanced threat for tornadoes and hail.Meanwhile, blizzard warnings are in…read more »