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Phil Helsel

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Phil Helsel

32m ago

Tropical Storm Claudette, linked to deadly crash that killed 10, moves away from U.S.

The storm triggered destructive tornadoes and flooding and is linked to a car crash that left 10 people dead.
3d ago

Man who was stopped over mask is charged with killing officer at New Orleans high school game

Prosecutors said that the man shot the officer in February after being stopped for not wearing a mask and striking a school employee.
3d ago

Family float trip ends in tragedy after group went over North Carolina dam

The search continues for two who remain missing. Three people died and four others were previously rescued on the Dan River.
4d ago

Three dead, two missing after group floating North Carolina river goes over dam

Four people were rescued after the group on inner tubes went over a dam near a power plant on the Dan River.
4d ago

Israel launches more strikes in Gaza Strip over incendiary balloons

This week's violence comes weeks after a cease-fire ended 11 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas last month.
4d ago

Louisiana under state of emergency as coast braces for storm in Gulf

Tropical storm warnings were issued from the central Louisiana coast to the Alabama-Florida border as Potential Tropical Cyclone Three approaches.
4d ago

Alaska hiker reported missing after bear encounter found alive

The solo hiker was found Wednesday as searches for the day were ending because of weather.
6d ago

Colorado STEM school shooter guilty on 46 counts, including murder of Kendrick Castillo

Devon Erickson, who was 18 at the time of the shooting, was convicted in the 2019 attack on the school in the Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch.
16d ago

Plane leaves Washington runway, another lands in New Mexico after disturbance

The Frontier Airlines flight from Denver went into a grassy area Friday night. In New Mexico, a plane was diverted and landed safely after a disruption on board.
17d ago

Houston boy was dead, kept in storage unit weeks before he was reported missing, police say

The remains found in a motel in Jasper have not been confirmed to be those of Samuel Olson, but police believe they are.
18d ago

Third person dies after Miami shooting that wounded more than 20

The shooting in Miami early Sunday injured more than 20 people and occurred outside of a venue being used for a concert.