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Former South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh indicted on 27 new crimes

A state grand jury returned four indictments charging Murdaugh with 21 counts of breach of trust with fraudulent intent and six counts of computer crimes.
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Image: Alex Murdaugh Hampton County
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Teacher tapes mask on student’s face; school district says it was ‘unacceptable’

The North Penn School District in Pennsylvania apologized after a photo of the teacher and student circulated on social media, saying the incident was "isolated."
A teacher in the North Penn School District tapes a mask onto a student’s face.
A teacher in the North Penn School District tapes a mask onto a student’s face.
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Georgia deputy resigns after fallout over Ahmaud Arbery ‘criminal’ comment

Former Houston County Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Urhahn was suspended earlier this month pending termination.
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USC issues new guidelines for Greek life, including placing security near bedrooms to prevent sexual assaults

The new guidelines were unveiled Tuesday after Greek life activity was suspended in the fall following allegations of sexual assault and drugging.
USC students gather at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on Oct. 22, 2021, in Los Angeles.
USC students gather at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on Oct. 22, 2021, in Los Angeles.

USC issues new guidelines for Greek life after previously suspending all activities

The University of Southern California will allow Greek life to return to its campus under new guidelines after previously suspending all activities in the fall following allegations of sexual assault and drugging.
USC issues new guidelines for Greek life after previously suspending all activities
USC issues new guidelines for Greek life after previously suspending all activities

Booster shots effective against severe illness from omicron

Three studies released Friday by the CDC find booster shots can help keep Covid-19 patients out of the hospital.
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vaccine booster
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Couple arrested after launching hateful rant against family, including 10-year-old boy, on train

Justin Likerman, 37, and Kristin Digesaro, 38, surrendered to police Wednesday.
Justin Likerman, of Ronkonkoma, and Kristin Digesaro, of Huntington, surrendered to transit police.
Justin Likerman, of Ronkonkoma, and Kristin Digesaro, of Huntington, surrendered to transit police.
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New York City judge dismisses 133 felony cases connected to disgraced detective

"His compromised credibility suggests a lack of due process in the prosecution of these defendants, and we cannot stand behind these convictions," said Bronx DA Darcel Clark .
Former New York City Police Department Detective Joseph Franco, center, leaves a Manhattan Supreme Court courtroom, in New York on April 24, 2019.
Former New York City Police Department Detective Joseph Franco, center, leaves a Manhattan Supreme Court courtroom, in New York on April 24, 2019.

Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in your county

Nationwide, 99.6 percent of counties are included in the indoor mask guidance.
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Image: CDC Mask recommendations

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

Map: Track the Covid hot spots across the U.S.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.