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Caitlin Fichtel

Caitlin Fichtel is a New York-based reporter for NBC News' Social Newsgathering team.

Caitlin Fichtel is a New York-based reporter for NBC News' Social Newsgathering team.

Latest from Caitlin Fichtel

296d ago

Gabby Petito's disappearance and death: A timeline of events

Skeletal remains found in Florida were confirmed to be those of fiancé Brian Laundrie, who has been called a person of interest in Petito's killing.
305d ago

Chicago school apologizes after students seen kneeling during Spanish song at dance

Marist High School said an investigation found that kneeling was not isolated to one song, but it acknowledged students "were hurt by these actions."
306d ago

Chicago fan uses prosthetic leg to catch baseball tossed into stands at White Sox game

The ball was tossed into the crowd after fans had been waving the prosthetic leg, which was then used as a glove to catch it.
313d ago

Facebook blames 'faulty configuration change' for major outages

The networks went down shortly before noon Monday; WhatsApp employees were even locked out of their own conference rooms.
340d ago

Michael K. Williams, 'The Wire' actor, dies at 54

Police said they responded Monday to Williams' Brooklyn apartment, where they found the actor deceased.
355d ago

Twin babies were 'swept away' in Tennessee floods that killed at least 22

A relative described the 7-month-old children as their family's "precious angels."
373d ago

Vaccinated parents' new worry: Can I transmit Covid to my unvaccinated kids?

“I’m tired. The mental math of determining what we feel is safe for our kids has been one of the hardest parts of the pandemic,” one mother said.
373d ago

Bobby Eaton, tag team wrestling star, dead at 62

Eaton made up one-half of "The Midnight Express." The legendary tag team was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2019.
387d ago

Viral video shows American Airlines agent refer booted passenger to a different carrier

"I'd suggest Spirit," the agent told the passenger after the airline said she called an employee a vulgar name and failed to comply with the federal mask mandate.
416d ago

'We love you': Celebrities rally around Britney Spears after her call to end conservatorship

“Britney Spears has every right to be angry. How would you feel if your life was stolen, dissected, mocked?” actress Rose McGowan said.
430d ago

Principal resigns after photo shows Colorado high schoolers re-enact murder of George Floyd

It's unclear if Rachael Ayers' resignation from Mead High School is connected to the incident.