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Amy Beth Bennett-Pool/Getty Images (PARKLAND, Fla.) — The attorney for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz presented her opening statement to the jury on Monday, arguing for Cruz’s life to be spared during the penalty phase of his trial. The jury will determine if Cruz will be sentenced to death for shooting and killing 14 students […]

sarayut Thaneerat/Getty Images (DALLAS) — Flash flood warnings are in effect in Dallas Monday morning as three months’ worth of rain pounded the region overnight. Eastern Dallas has been hit with more than 9 inches of rain within six hours — and more rain is on the way Monday morning. During an average summer, Dallas […]

kali9/Getty Images (CHICAGO) — A suspect remains at large after three men were killed in a hit-and-run outside a Chicago gay bar, police said. A fourth victim was struck and injured in the “horrific act” outside Jeffery Pub, which took place at about 5 a.m. Sunday, Chicago police said. The attack “appears to be intentional” […]

zodebala/Getty Images (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Six people, including four teenagers, were shot in related incidents in Memphis overnight, police said. The first shooting was around midnight Tuesday, when officers heard multiple shots and saw a white SUV fleeing the scene, Memphis police said. Officers responded to where the shots were fired and found an empty […]

zodebala/Getty Images (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Six people were shot outside a Memphis hospital early Tuesday and four of the victims remain in critical condition, police said. The shooting was reported around 12:42 a.m. at Methodist North Hospital, Memphis police said. Two victims were taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in critical condition, one of whom […]

Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith (WASHINGTON) — First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her office. Jill Biden tested negative on Monday during her routine testing, and then developed “cold-like symptoms” Monday night, according to her communications director, Elizabeth Alexander. “She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, […]

Tom Wozniak / 500px / Getty Images (SUN CITY HILTON HEAD, S.C.) — An 88-year-old woman was killed in an apparent alligator attack in South Carolina on Monday, officials said. It appears the victim, Nancy Becker, was gardening near a pond in Sun City Hilton Head, an adult-only community, and slipped in, according to the […]

Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images (WEYAUWEGA, Wisc.) — A Wisconsin man, 51-year-old Tony Haase, has been arrested for a 1992 double murder after police used DNA from a recent traffic stop to connect him to the crime. He told police last week he was in a “drunken stupor” and has “snippets” of memories of the crime, […]

Tom Wozniak / 500px / Getty Images (SUN CITY HILTON HEAD, S.C.) — A woman was killed in an apparent alligator attack in South Carolina on Monday, officials said. The large alligator was spotted “near the edge of a pond” in Sun City Hilton Head, an adult-only community, “guarding what was believed to be a […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Anne Heche has died at the age of 53 after suffering serious injuries in a fiery car accident in Los Angeles, according to her family. Heche was declared brain dead Thursday night but was kept on life support for organ donation, and her heart was still beating, her representative said […]


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