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2h ago

11 people charged in hazing death of Virginia college student Adam Oakes

Adam Oakes, a student at Virginia Commonwealth University, was found dead earlier this year at an off-campus house following a fraternity party.
5h ago

JetBlue passenger attacked flight attendant and tried to rush flight deck, FBI says

Khalil El Dhar was arrested in San Juan following a physical altercation on a flight Wednesday from Boston.
Image: A JetBlue Airways takes off from LAX on Jan. 13, 2021.
Image: A JetBlue Airways takes off from LAX on Jan. 13, 2021.
5h ago

Remains of Louisiana man missing after Hurricane Ida found inside 504-pound alligator

Timothy Satterlee Sr., 71, had been missing for nearly a month following an alligator attack outside his home in Slidell, Louisiana.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies with the Special Operation Division.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies with the Special Operation Division.

A psychedelic awakening led a former Navy SEAL on a mission to save monarch butterflies

Guardian Grange looks to provide a safety net for veterans while teaching them about conservation, sustainability and regenerative agriculture.
Images from Ole Schell's butterfly preserve on his ranch in Bolinas, Calif.
Images from Ole Schell's butterfly preserve on his ranch in Bolinas, Calif.

Why firefighters are fighting Covid vaccine mandates

Officials pushed to have firefighters, who are often emergency medical providers, be among the first to receive the vaccines.
Image: A firefighter receives a Covid vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers in Salt Lake City on Jan. 5, 2021.
Image: A firefighter receives a Covid vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers in Salt Lake City on Jan. 5, 2021.
8h ago

Man charged with assaulting rail conductor who asked him to 'put a mask on'

MBTA Transit Police said Daniel Libby, 40, refused to "comply with any requests."
10h ago

Police departments across U.S. are mandating LGBTQ training

Some departments are doing so voluntarily, while others are being required to do so following lawsuits.
Illustration of Jason Rosenberg and Marti Gould Cummings who were attacked and arrested by police at a protest outside of Stonewall Inn in New York in 2020.
Illustration of Jason Rosenberg and Marti Gould Cummings who were attacked and arrested by police at a protest outside of Stonewall Inn in New York in 2020.
15h ago

Female service member assaulted by Afghan evacuees, Army says

The FBI was investigating the case. The nature of the assault was not disclosed.
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
16h ago

Dismembered bodies of 3 found in burning Texas dumpster

Firefighters discovered the remains Wednesday, police said.
Image: Scarred ground where where three dismembered bodies, including a child, were found in a burning dumpster (not shown) on the city's west side on Wednesday.
Image: Scarred ground where where three dismembered bodies, including a child, were found in a burning dumpster (not shown) on the city's west side on Wednesday.

Gospel singer Kelly Price 'safe' after she was reported missing

She went to a "quiet place" to recover after being released from the hospital where she was treated for Covid 19.
Image: SInger Kelly Price, BET's \"American Soul\" Los Angeles Premiere
Image: SInger Kelly Price, BET's \"American Soul\" Los Angeles Premiere

Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial

R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to multiple charges of sex trafficking and one count of racketeering. Throughout the five-week trial, alleged witnesses and victims described how he used his fame to entrap fans, hold them against their will and abuse them emotionally, physically and sexually.
Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial
Brooklyn jury to decide R. Kelly’s fate in sex trafficking trial