IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

U.S. News

Top stories from around the country.

More stories

3h ago

U.S. citizen killed in gunfire in Turks and Caicos Islands

The American was killed Sunday when people whom police described as “armed criminals” opened fire into a vehicle returning from an excursion.
A tourist from the U.S and a tour guide were fatally shot in Turks and Caicos on Sunday.  A police vehicle intercepted the suspected gunmen and riddled with bullets during a shootout, officials said.
A tourist from the U.S and a tour guide were fatally shot in Turks and Caicos on Sunday.  A police vehicle intercepted the suspected gunmen and riddled with bullets during a shootout, officials said.
4h ago

Teen suspect named in fatal shooting after Philadelphia high school football scrimmage

A 14-year-old was killed and four other people were injured at the Roxborough High School football scrimmage late last month.
Officials investigate a shooting that killed a teenage boy while injuring four others near Roxborough High School, in Philadelphia, on Sept. 27, 2022.
Officials investigate a shooting that killed a teenage boy while injuring four others near Roxborough High School, in Philadelphia, on Sept. 27, 2022.
4h ago

Rapper Half Ounce fatally shot in the latest slaying of a musician in Los Angeles

A motive is not known in the killing Monday of the rapper, whose real name was Latauriisha O’Brien, police officials said.
Authorities investigate the shooting of rapper Half Ounce in Koreatown area of Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Authorities investigate the shooting of rapper Half Ounce in Koreatown area of Los Angeles on Tuesday.
6h ago

Feds join possible Stockton serial killer investigation after 2 more shootings linked

Both shootings occurred in April 2021, Stockton police said. In one case, a 46-year-old woman survived her injuries.
Person of interest.
Person of interest.
7h ago

Person of interest is in custody in the kidnapping of a California family whose truck was found in flames

An 8-month-old, her parents and an uncle are still missing, Merced County authorities said.
kidnapping victims
kidnapping victims
7h ago

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are both hiring divorce attorneys

The Super Bowl-winning quarterback and the supermodel have been married since 2009.
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen

San Francisco’s expansion of police access to private cameras stirs debate

A new San Francisco ordinance gives police access to live footage from privately owned surveillance cameras. Officers would need permission, but not a warrant to access it. NBC News’ Jacob Ward talks to Mayor London Breed about the measure as the city sees a surge in retail theft.
San Francisco’s expansion of police access to private cameras stirs debate
San Francisco’s expansion of police access to private cameras stirs debate

Flight attendants must get 10 hours of rest between shifts, FAA orders

A new FAA rule will require airlines to give flight attendants a minimum of 10 hours of rest time between shifts. The change adds one extra hour of rest, and comes after a summer of travel chaos at the nation’s airports.
Flight attendants must get 10 hours of rest between shifts, FAA orders
Flight attendants must get 10 hours of rest between shifts, FAA orders

The DEA touted a major fentanyl bust. Then a key suspect slipped away.

Law enforcement seized 114 pounds of fentanyl after a Colorado highway stop earlier this year – enough, the DEA says, to kill 25 million Americans. A DEA agent struck a deal with the driver to lead them to the dealers, according to the state arrest affidavit. He then ditched his tracking device, the DEA and vanished.
The DEA touted a major fentanyl bust. Then a key suspect slipped away.
The DEA touted a major fentanyl bust. Then a key suspect slipped away.

Hurricane Ian: Black and Hispanic residents criticize uneven recovery efforts

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, some in predominantly Black and Hispanic neighborhoods say help hasn’t arrived. A recent study finds communities with large populations of Black, Hispanic or Native American residents often receive less FEMA funding than mostly white communities.
Hurricane Ian: Black and Hispanic residents criticize uneven recovery efforts
Hurricane Ian: Black and Hispanic residents criticize uneven recovery efforts

Texas woman is fatally shot by husband as she files a domestic violence complaint against him, officials say

Takara Hightower, 34, was being interviewed by two Navy investigators when her military recruiter husband shot and killed her as she held their baby, authorities said.
Police investigate a shooting in Atascocita, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2022.
Police investigate a shooting in Atascocita, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2022.