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Tim Fitzsimons

Tim Fitzsimons is a reporter for NBC News. he/him

Tim Fitzsimons is a reporter for NBC News. he/him

Latest from Tim Fitzsimons

64d ago

Orlando amusement ride to be permanently shut down after teen's fatal fall

A Florida amusement park ride will be permanently shut down following a 14-year-old boy's fatal fall from the ride in March, the operator announced Thursday.
141d ago

Man on day trip with partner fatally shot in suspected road rage incident in Oregon

A man on a day trip with his partner was fatally shot last week in a suspected road rage incident in Oregon, police said.
206d ago

Dallas salon shooting is hate crime, suspect had 'panic attacks and delusions' around Asian people, police say

Jeremy Theron Smith was taken into police custody and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after a shooting injured three women of Korean descent.
214d ago

Over half of U.S. in drought as wildfires burn, tornado activity surges

Over half the contiguous U.S. was in drought at the beginning of May, government climate officials reported Monday, while wildfire season began earlier and the

'Very dangerous fire weather' as New Mexico braces for more wildfire conditions

Wildfires continued to burn across New Mexico on Wednesday as dry and windy conditions fuel what officials fear could be some of the most destructive fires in
220d ago

Decomposed body found in barrel on shore of shrinking Lake Mead in Nevada

Human remains in a barrel were discovered Sunday along the drought-parched and receding shoreline of Nevada's Lake Mead, police said.
221d ago

Video shows bear trapped inside Connecticut car and 'freaking out'

Cody Gillotti found a black bear in his mother-in-law's vehicle in Cornwall, in the state's rural northwest, after it tore up the inside of his truck.
224d ago

Historically low water levels in Lake Mead expose intake valve

The megadrought gripping the western United States has pushed Lake Mead's water level to historic lows, below an intake valve that first began supplying Nevada
226d ago

Florida man exonerated after serving 32 years for murder

Thomas Raynard James, a 55-year-old Miami man, was exonerated and freed from prison Wednesday after serving 32 years of a life sentence for a murder that
227d ago

Alabama Arby's manager accused of throwing hot grease on drive-thru customer, causing severe burns

An Alabama Arby's manager was charged with assault Monday after she allegedly threw hot grease on a drive-thru customer, resulting in severe burns.
228d ago

Family of Missouri boy who fell off ride sues Florida amusement park in his death

The family of a Missouri teenager who died last month after he slid off an amusement park ride in Orlando, Florida, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday.