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Teen couple accused of killing girl's father allegedly planned to run away together

Aaron Guerrero, 18, and a 16-year-old girl were arrested in Salt Lake City after they were stopped for failing to pay a light rail transit fare.
The scene where 45-year-old Daniel Halseth of Las Vegas was found dead, on April 9, 2021.
The scene where 45-year-old Daniel Halseth of Las Vegas was found dead, on April 9, 2021.
2h ago

Indianapolis police: Suspect 'appeared to randomly start shooting' in parking lot before entering FedEx facility

Following the mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis where eight people were killed, Deputy Chief Craig McCartt said that the suspect began "randomly" shooting in the parking lot before entering the building and called it a "chaotic and active crime scene" when officers arrived.
Indianapolis police: Suspect 'appeared to randomly start shooting' in parking lot before entering FedEx facility
Indianapolis police: Suspect 'appeared to randomly start shooting' in parking lot before entering FedEx facility
3h ago

Indianapolis mayor condemns FedEx facility shooting: 'Tragedies like this continue to occur'

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said that the city is grieving after a mass shooting at a FedEx facility where eight people were killed by a gunman who later killed himself. The mayor condemned the shooting as "senseless violence" and said that we should not become weary toward gun violence.
Indianapolis mayor condemns FedEx facility shooting: 'Tragedies like this continue to occur'
Indianapolis mayor condemns FedEx facility shooting: 'Tragedies like this continue to occur'

‘Good to Know’ headlines: Instagram likes & vaccination card safety 

From saying goodbye to Instagram likes to Domino’s Pizza robot deliveries, NBC News’ Vicky Nguyen rounds up headlines that you may have missed in this week’s “Good To Know." 
‘Good to Know’ headlines: Instagram likes & vaccination card safety 
‘Good to Know’ headlines: Instagram likes & vaccination card safety 

How Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause is impacting Michigan's rural communities 

As Michigan struggles with another Covid-19 surge, rural communities that were relying on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and mobile clinics are among the hardest hit by the pause. NBC News' Ellison Barber breaks down how the one-shot vaccine made it easier for health care workers to administer in people’s homes. 
How Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause is impacting Michigan's rural communities 
How Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause is impacting Michigan's rural communities 

New details of Capitol security breakdown emerge 100 days after January 6 riots

100 days after the deadly Capitol riots, a new police report is detailing what caused security to breakdown and allowed rioters to enter the Capitol building. NBC News’ Vaughn Hillyard reports on how police were overrun and what security at the Capitol looks like now. 
New details of Capitol security breakdown emerge 100 days after January 6 riots
New details of Capitol security breakdown emerge 100 days after January 6 riots

U.S. warriors use secret Facebook groups to share far-right ideology and conspiracy theories 

NBC News has uncovered secret Facebook groups where elite members of the U.S. military are sharing far right ideologies and conspiracies, including racist and sexist comments. NBC News’ Carol Lee explains what she found in these groups and how the military is responding. 
U.S. warriors use secret Facebook groups to share far-right ideology and conspiracy theories 
U.S. warriors use secret Facebook groups to share far-right ideology and conspiracy theories 

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

Covid-19 cases are surging around the country. See where the hot spots are.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.
4h ago

Tamir Rice's family asks Justice Department to reopen case into police killing

“I’m still in so much pain because no one has been held accountable for the criminal act that took his life," his mother, Samaria Rice, said.
Image: Tamir Rice
Image: Tamir Rice
4h ago

Shy podcaster led cops to arrest in California cold case killing

On Tuesday, as San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced arrests, he credited Chris Lambert with helping draw worldwide attention to the case and bringing forward several key witnesses.
Image: Chris Lambert
Image: Chris Lambert