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5h ago

Family of Gabby Petito's fiancé, a person of interest in her disappearance, say he's missing

Laundrie's relatives says they have not seen him in days and requested to speak to police at the Florida home they share with their son.
Image: Gabrielle Petito and Brian Laundrie.
Image: Gabrielle Petito and Brian Laundrie.

Two of California Gov. Newsom's children test positive for Covid

He and his wife have tested negative, as have other two children, the governor's office said.
Image: Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Image: Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom
8h ago

California synagogue shooter pleads guilty to more than 100 federal hate crimes

Prosecutors to recommend a life sentence plus 30 years for John T. Earnest, who had already pleaded guilty in state court to the 2019 attack.
Image: John T. Earnest, Accused Synagogue Shooter John Earnest Arraigned In San Diego County Court
Image: John T. Earnest, Accused Synagogue Shooter John Earnest Arraigned In San Diego County Court

Los Angeles jurors convict Robert Durst of killing friend in 2000

His friend and confidant Susan Berman was fatally shot in her home shortly before she was going to be interviewed by police.
Robert Durst looks at jurors during the closing arguments in his murder trial at the Inglewood Courthouse in California on Sept. 8, 2021.
Robert Durst looks at jurors during the closing arguments in his murder trial at the Inglewood Courthouse in California on Sept. 8, 2021.
10h ago

Teen city councilman in Alabama who voted against masks has Covid-19

Hunter Pepper, 19, who is unvaccinated, said he's encouraging vaccinations. "This is a virus that is tearing down everybody," he said.
Councilman Hunter Pepper, in Decatur, Al, on Jan. 17, 2021.
Councilman Hunter Pepper, in Decatur, Al, on Jan. 17, 2021.

D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters

Capitol Hill is on high alert ahead of a Saturday rally where roughly 700 people plan to demonstrate on behalf of rioters arrested in the aftermath of January 6.
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters

Robert Durst found guilty of murder

Multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, 78, was found guilty of first degree murder in the 2000 killing of Susan Berman. NBC News’ Emilie Ikeda reports.
Robert Durst found guilty of murder
Robert Durst found guilty of murder

FDA advisory group rejects Covid boosters for most, limits to high-risk groups

The vote in favor of boosters came after the committee overwhelmingly rejected recommending the extra shots for the general population.
NY Department of Education And Department of Health 'Vax to School' Campaign
NY Department of Education And Department of Health 'Vax to School' Campaign

A week of grim Covid records in the U.S.

These are the darkest days of the pandemic in some parts of the country. Some states set records for cases — others for deaths.
Image: A paramedic transports a woman suspected of experiencing a severe Covid-19 emergency on Sept. 6, 2021 in Louisville, Ky.
Image: A paramedic transports a woman suspected of experiencing a severe Covid-19 emergency on Sept. 6, 2021 in Louisville, Ky.
14h ago

'Grease' actor Eddie Deezen arrested after Maryland restaurant fracas

The actor reportedly threw "plates, bowls and food" at sheriff's deputies responding to a disturbance at the LaVale, Maryland, restuarant.
Image: Eddie Deezen
Image: Eddie Deezen
14h ago

Washington state teen charged in fatal hit-and-run case of jogger, officials say

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg called the case an "unimaginable tragedy." But also said state law dictates the suspect be tried in juvenile court.