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Thousands of federal inmates still await early release under Trump-era law, advocates say

The Justice Department implemented a key feature of the law in which inmates can earn so-called time credits. But there have been failures, prisoner advocates and inmates say.
The Danbury 100 — NBC News
The Danbury 100 — NBC News
1d ago

Tropical Storm Colin brings rain to Carolinas on July Fourth weekend

By late Saturday night, Colin had weakened into a tropical depression.
Tropical Storm Colin
Tropical Storm Colin
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31 decomposing bodies found at Indiana funeral home, police say

The cremated remains of 16 people were also found after Jeffersonville police received a tip about the condition of the business. No arrests have been made.
Lankford Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, Ind.
Lankford Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, Ind.
1d ago

Travis Barker's hospital stay prompted by 'life threatening' pancreatitis, he says

“I am so very very grateful that with intensive treatment I am currently much better,” the Blink-182 drummer said in a post on social media.
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian attend the 2022 Met Gala in May in New York City.
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian attend the 2022 Met Gala in May in New York City.
1d ago

American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of flights

More than 12,000 July flights lacked a captain, a first officer or both after pilots dropped assignments, the Allied Pilots Association said earlier.
American Airlines
American Airlines
2d ago

Uvalde schools police chief Pete Arredondo resigns from City Council seat

Arredondo has been on administrative leave from the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District since June 22.
Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo
Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo
2d ago

3 children, mother found dead in Minnesota lake after hourslong search

Authorities had been searching Vadnais Lake since Friday afternoon looking for a mother and her three children in connection to a possible murder-suicide, police said.
Friends and family gathered at Vadnais Lake
Friends and family gathered at Vadnais Lake
2d ago

1-year-old dies after being left in hot car outside a Walgreens in Georgia for hours

This is the third child to die inside a hot car in the state this year, according to the Kids and Car Safety nonprofit organization, which tracks such deaths.
Walgreens
Walgreens
2d ago

Jerry Hall cites ‘irreconcilable differences’ as she files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch

The 66-year-old model sought unspecified spousal support and attorneys’ fees from 91-year-old media mogul Murdoch, in a California court filing.
Image: Jerry Hall, Rupert Murdoch
Image: Jerry Hall, Rupert Murdoch
2d ago

Child found dead in Minnesota lake, authorities search for mother and 2 more kids

“Obviously, a horrible set of facts appears to be developing,” Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher said.
Authorities search Vadnais Lake in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area on Friday for two children and their mother. The body of one child was recovered earlier in the day.
Authorities search Vadnais Lake in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area on Friday for two children and their mother. The body of one child was recovered earlier in the day.
2d ago

Third officer dies in shooting in Kentucky; suspect in custody

Lance Storz, 49, pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder of a police officer Friday and was held on $10 million bond, authorities said.
A police office patrols at the scene of a hostage situation in Floyd County, Ky., on June 30, 2022.
A police office patrols at the scene of a hostage situation in Floyd County, Ky., on June 30, 2022.