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The suspect in New Mexico Muslim killings was arrested twice on domestic violence charges

In one case, the victim didn't cooperate, and in the other, Muhammad Syed completed a diversion program to avoid prosecution.
Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina speaks during a press conference at the Albuquerque Police Department in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 9, 2022.
Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina speaks during a press conference at the Albuquerque Police Department in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 9, 2022.

Chipotle to pay workers $20 million for violating labor laws

Under the agreement, any hourly New York City Chipotle worker is eligible to receive $50 for each week worked between Nov. 26, 2017, and April 30, 2022.
Image: People walk past a Chipotle store on Aug. 10, 2022 in New York.
Image: People walk past a Chipotle store on Aug. 10, 2022 in New York.
2h ago

2 dead, 3 seriously injured in New Jersey double-decker bus crash

The bus ended up on its side on an onramp to the New Jersey Turnpike, west of New York City.
Civilians and police stand together along an area of the New Jersey Turnpike after a bus crash Tuesday.
Civilians and police stand together along an area of the New Jersey Turnpike after a bus crash Tuesday.

Camp in Wisconsin aims to inspire more girls to pursue a career in aviation

Since 2003, EAA Girlventure camp is teaching teens the ins and outs of working in aviation and helping to get more women in the industry.
Research pilot Elizabeth “Liz” Ruth speaks with a group of young women from the GirlVenture Camp.
Research pilot Elizabeth “Liz” Ruth speaks with a group of young women from the GirlVenture Camp.

Serena Williams' legacy was powered by tennis – but her influence on Black girls and women was just as profound

“We relate to her triumphs and defeats . . . and what she has accomplished transcends the sport we love and will impact Black and brown girls and women forever,” tennis fan Kim Bell said.
Image: Serena Williams
Image: Serena Williams
3h ago

Dermatologist arrested after her husband secretly recorded her allegedly poisoning him with Drano

Dr. Yue Yu, 45, was arrested Thursday, police in Irvine, California, said. Her husband of 10 years said he fell ill “over the course of one month” and suspected she was behind it.
An alleged screen grab of Dr. Yue Yu.
An alleged screen grab of Dr. Yue Yu.
5h ago

Ahmaud Arbery's hometown honors him following end of hate crime case

Street signs were unveiled with Arbery’s name in coastal Brunswick, Georgia.
Wanda Cooper-Jones, center in yellow dress, poses for photos with supporters beneath a new street sign honoring her son, Ahmaud Arbery, at the unveiling on Aug. 9, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga.
Wanda Cooper-Jones, center in yellow dress, poses for photos with supporters beneath a new street sign honoring her son, Ahmaud Arbery, at the unveiling on Aug. 9, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga.
6h ago

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment in N.Y. AG's civil probe of his business practices

James’ office has said it has “uncovered substantial evidence establishing numerous misrepresentations in Mr. Trump’s financial statements."
Former President Donald Trump waves as he departs Trump Tower on Aug. 10, 2022, in New York.
Former President Donald Trump waves as he departs Trump Tower on Aug. 10, 2022, in New York.
7h ago

2 soldiers dead, 3 others injured in weather-related incident in Georgia

The two soldiers, whose names have not been released, were at Yonah Mountain for a training program at the Maneuver Center of Excellence.
A bridge marks the entrance to the U.S. Army's Fort Benning on Oct. 16, 2015, in Columbus, Ga.
A bridge marks the entrance to the U.S. Army's Fort Benning on Oct. 16, 2015, in Columbus, Ga.
8h ago

Video shows moment small plane crash-lands onto California freeway, erupts in flames

“My biggest fear was hitting other cars,” pilot Andrew Cho told NBC Los Angeles. “I saw enough of a gap there and I just headed for the gap.”
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9h ago

Arrest made in 1982 death of 15-year-old California girl abducted from bus stop

Police arrested Gary Ramirez, 75, in Maui after they say his DNA matched the blood from Karen Stitt’s leather jacket and the 4-foot cinder block wall where the killer left her after stabbing her 59 times.
Karen Stitt, 15, of Palo Alto, around 1982.
Karen Stitt, 15, of Palo Alto, around 1982.