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6h ago

Honolulu hotel standoff ends after armed man dies by suicide

The man was holed up in a room at the Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu and fired shots through the door, officials said.
Members of the Honolulu Police Specialized Services Division respond to a barricade situation with an armed man at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu on April 10, 2021.
Members of the Honolulu Police Specialized Services Division respond to a barricade situation with an armed man at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu on April 10, 2021.
12h ago

Stranded Utah climbers guided to safety with searchlights

The hikers began their climb at the canyon southeast of Salt Lake City on Friday afternoon, but couldn't find their way back down once the sun set.
A rescue team with the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue shine a high-powered light to help climbers descend safely in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, on April 9, 2021.
A rescue team with the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue shine a high-powered light to help climbers descend safely in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, on April 9, 2021.

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.
17h ago

'Renter's Choice': Popularity of alternatives to security deposits grows in pandemic

“I wish people knew you don't have to sell a kidney just to live in an apartment,” one renter who uses security deposit insurance said.
A demonstrator holds a sign that reads \"Cancel Rent\" during an eviction strike in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Sept. 1, 2020.
A demonstrator holds a sign that reads \"Cancel Rent\" during an eviction strike in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Sept. 1, 2020.

'SNL' debates Derek Chauvin trial

"We've seen this movie before," said Ego Nwodim, playing the host of a local TV show.
Image: Ego Nwodim, Keenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat on 'Saturday Night Live'
Image: Ego Nwodim, Keenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat on 'Saturday Night Live'
1d ago

6th victim dies following South Carolina shooting rampage

"We are all heart broken," Shook's employer, GSM Services, wrote in a Facebook tribute.
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1d ago

Family offering $10,000 reward in decades-old unsolved murder of South Dakota woman

A $10,000 reward is now being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in Monica’s murder.
1d ago

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

In courtrooms around the country, he defended antiwar activists, and in the court of public opinion, he charged the U.S. with militarism and arrogance.
Ramsey Clark, shown here on Sept. 14, 1976, served as U.S. attorney general in the Johnson administration. He died Friday.
Ramsey Clark, shown here on Sept. 14, 1976, served as U.S. attorney general in the Johnson administration. He died Friday.
1d ago

Mother detained after three children fatally stabbed

Liliana Carrillo, 30, was taken into custody about 200 miles from the city, police said.
The 8000 block of Reseda blvd in LA County where three children have been found stabbed to death, Saturday April 10, 2021.
The 8000 block of Reseda blvd in LA County where three children have been found stabbed to death, Saturday April 10, 2021.
1d ago

Toddler fatally shoots baby brother

"I just want to take this moment to plead with parents and guardians all over to not allow your firearms to be accessible to anyone in the house," said Houston's assistant police chief.