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18h ago

Man charged in missing 19-year-old woman's death after remains found in Milwaukee area

A severed leg found April 2 has been preliminarily identified as belonging to Sade Robinson, who was last seen April 1.
forensic investigators CSI human remains investigation
forensic investigators CSI human remains investigation
22h ago

Travis and Jason Kelce ‘graduate’ from college during a surprise ceremony in Cincinnati

The brothers both previously completed their degrees but were unable to attend their respective graduation ceremonies to receive their diplomas.
Ed, Travis, Donna and Jason Kelce pose at the "New Heights" live podcast taping on April 11, 2024.
Ed, Travis, Donna and Jason Kelce pose at the "New Heights" live podcast taping on April 11, 2024.
22h ago

Disney revamping park policy that helps visitors with disabilities avoid waiting in line

Disney said it will limit how many people per family are eligible for the Disabilities Access Service program at Disney World and Disneyland because people are exploiting the service.
crowd people magic kingdom park
crowd people magic kingdom park

California man sentenced in road-rage killing of 6-year-old on his way to kindergarten

Marcus Anthony Eriz fired a handgun at a car after he was given the middle finger on a freeway. His bullet killed Aiden Leos, who was sitting in a car seat.
Road Rage Trial Verdict in California
Road Rage Trial Verdict in California
23h ago

Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter surrenders to authorities on bank fraud charges

Ippei Mizuhara, 39, of Newport Beach, California, is federally charged with bank fraud and is accused of stealing more than $16 million from the superstar athlete.
Ippei Mizuhara, interpreter for Shohei Ohtani.
Ippei Mizuhara, interpreter for Shohei Ohtani.
1d ago

1 dead, 13 injured after stolen semi-truck is rammed into Texas DPS office

The driver of the truck, who has been arrested, had been turned down for a commercial drivers license on Thursday, officials in Brenham say.
Multiple people were seriously injured Friday after a commercial vehicle ran into a Department of Public Safety office in Brenham, Texas, police said.
Multiple people were seriously injured Friday after a commercial vehicle ran into a Department of Public Safety office in Brenham, Texas, police said.
1d ago

Cold case murder of WWII veteran in Florida is solved after more than 50 years

Thomas J. Williams, now deceased, had confessed to the 1968 murder of Hiram “Ross” Grayam, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office revealed Thursday.
Hiram “Ross” Grayam.
Hiram “Ross” Grayam.
1d ago

Robert MacNeil, creator and first anchor of PBS 'NewsHour' nightly newscast, dies at 93

MacNeil created the evenhanded, no-frills PBS newscast in the 1970s and co-anchored the show with his late partner, Jim Lehrer, for two decades.
Channel Thirteen WNET
Channel Thirteen WNET
1d ago

Memphis police officer and teen suspect killed in early-morning shootout

Officer Joseph McKinney died in the shootout and two other officers were injured. An 18-year-old suspect was also killed, and a 17-year-old suspect was critically wounded, police said.
Officer Joseph McKinney smiles next to a police car.
Officer Joseph McKinney smiles next to a police car.
1d ago

To many Black Americans, the O.J. Simpson verdict was bigger than O.J. Simpson

The reactions from Black Americans on the day of the acquittals revealed the trench-like racial divisions roiling the country in the mid-1990s.
Photo illustration of O.J. Simpson on trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown; the LAPD arresting a Black man for allegedly selling narcotics in 1988; Black and white audience members react to the trial verdict; a building burns during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles.
Photo illustration of O.J. Simpson on trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown; the LAPD arresting a Black man for allegedly selling narcotics in 1988; Black and white audience members react to the trial verdict; a building burns during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles.

More young people choosing permanent sterilization after abortion restrictions, study shows

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, there's been an ongoing increase in adults ages 18 to 30 who undergo tubal ligation or vasectomy, new research shows.
Abortion-rights protesters.
Abortion-rights protesters.