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8h ago

Woman runs onto LAX tarmac, tells officers 'she was trying to flag down the aircraft,' police say

Videos taken by a bystander appear to show the woman in a struggle with a man who was trying to direct her off the tarmac. The woman was eventually detained.
A woman who appears to have her hands cuffed behind her back sits on the tarmac after attempting to flag down a plane at Los Angeles International Airport.
A woman who appears to have her hands cuffed behind her back sits on the tarmac after attempting to flag down a plane at Los Angeles International Airport.
8h ago

Weapons expert points to possible explanation for how live rounds got on 'Rust' set before deadly shooting

Live ammunition may have made its way to "Rust" via a prop supplier Thell Reed worked with months earlier, Reed told investigators.
Image: The set of "Rust" in the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., on Oct. 23, 2021.
Image: The set of "Rust" in the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., on Oct. 23, 2021.
9h ago

Former UCF running back Otis Anderson Jr. killed in dispute over dog bite

The football player's dad was booked into custody after the deadly shooting in Jacksonville.
University of Central Florida running back Otis Anderson (2) runs during the Gasparilla Bowl between the University of Central Florida Knights and the Marshall Thundering Herd on Dec. 23, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
University of Central Florida running back Otis Anderson (2) runs during the Gasparilla Bowl between the University of Central Florida Knights and the Marshall Thundering Herd on Dec. 23, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

Jury selection underway in officer’s trial over death of Daunte Wright

Former police officer Kimberly Potter is charged with manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright. On bodycam video, Potter is heard warning about using her taser before firing a single lethal shot from her gun. Her attorneys say she pulled the wrong weapon by mistake.
Jury selection underway in officer’s trial over death of Daunte Wright
Jury selection underway in officer’s trial over death of Daunte Wright

15-year-old suspect in custody after deadly shooting at Michigan high school

At least three people were killed and eight were injured after a 15-year-old opened fire at Oxford High School. Authorities say the suspect isn’t cooperating and it’s too soon to know the motive.
15-year-old suspect in custody after deadly shooting at Michigan high school
15-year-old suspect in custody after deadly shooting at Michigan high school
10h ago

Wife of Mexican drug trafficker El Chapo sentenced to 3 years in prison, officials say

Emma Coronel Aispuro told a federal judge she was remorseful: “I am here before you, asking you for forgiveness,” she said in Spanish through an interpreter.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," exits the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on Feb. 5, 2019.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," exits the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on Feb. 5, 2019.
10h ago

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo after probe shows he advised ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo

"These documents point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew," the network said Tuesday night.
CNN's Chris Cuomo during a televised townhall in Los Angeles on October 10, 2019.
CNN's Chris Cuomo during a televised townhall in Los Angeles on October 10, 2019.

FDA advisory panel narrowly recommends Merck’s Covid pill for emergency use

The committee voted 13-10 in favor of the drug, calling the decision "difficult."
The antiviral medication molnupiravir.
The antiviral medication molnupiravir.
12h ago

Remains found in Minnesota identified as those of missing mother Ashley Carlson

The 33-year-old woman's car was found partly submerged in a lake in September.
Ashley Miller Carlson.
Ashley Miller Carlson.

Detroit school shooting leaves at least three dead, six injured

Three people were killed and six others were injured in a shooting at Oxford High School in Detroit. The suspected shooter, a 15-year-old sophomore student, is in custody.
Detroit school shooting leaves at least three dead, six injured
Detroit school shooting leaves at least three dead, six injured
13h ago

She dialed a wrong number. He became her longtime friend.

“There are incredible people in this world that are a wrong number phone call away,” he wrote on Facebook.
Mike Moffitt and Gladys Hankerson
Mike Moffitt and Gladys Hankerson