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Area 51 is bracing for humans: Officials fear 'Alienstock' could cause county in Nevada to 'go broke'

(LINCOLN COUNTY, Nev.) -- With or without aliens, those living near Area 51 are bracing for another worldly onslaught next month.The highly-classified, remote portion of Edwards Air Force Base is on guard for tens of thousands of extraterrestrial fans to arrive in September. But the surrounding area, which has to…... Read More

California teen sues after bodycam footage shows officer punching him

A California teenager has filed an excessive force lawsuit after body camera footage showed an officer punching the unarmed teen in the head and face several times.An officer with the Fresno Police Department was captured on body camera punching 17-year-old London Wallace in January while raiding an apartment complex for…... Read More

Miss Nevada stripped of her crown over her political posts, she says it's because she supports Trump

(NEW YORK) -- A beauty queen has been stripped of her title over her political posts, both she and the Ms. America Pageant organization said.However, Katie Williams, the now-former Miss Nevada 2019 and a President Donald Trump supporter, believes if those posts expressed more liberal views there never would have…... Read More

Michael Drejka told police shooting victim stepped towards him, contrary to video evidence: Prosecutor

(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- Just hours after gunning down a Florida father in front of his family in a dispute over a handicap parking space, the suspect told detectives he opened fire when the unarmed man shoved him to the ground and took one step toward him, a scenario that appears…... Read More

California man accuses Jehovah's Witnesses of covering up childhood sex abuse

(LOS ANGELES) -- A Los Angeles man filed a lawsuit against the Jehovah's Witnesses organization, accusing an adult elder of sexually abusing him when he was a child.In the suit, Kevin Ramirez, 26, claims he was molested by an elder at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in San Dimas,…... Read More

New York man charged after telling teen he is in the KKK and spraying him with a hose

(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) -- A New York man was charged with harassment after he told a teenager he was in the KKK and then sprayed the teen down with a hose, police said.Police said the incident stemmed from a dispute in a park near the house of Glen Nicodemus, 59, of…... Read More

Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of retired administrator at Cal State Fullerton campus

(FULLERTON, Calif.) -- Days after a retired California college administrator was stabbed to death, police said they have arrested a suspect.Steven Shek Keung Chan, 57, was found in a car in a campus parking lot with "numerous" stab wounds Monday morning, according to the California State University Fullerton police."A very…... Read More

Missing New York City chef found dead

(NEW YORK) -- Andrea Zamperoni, the chef of a high-end New York City restaurant, has been found dead days after he went missing, police said.Zamperoni, 33, a head chef at Cipriani Dolci in Grand Central Terminal, was found dead on Wednesday on the first floor of a hostel in Elmhurst,…... Read More

Search for firefighters who went missing off Florida coast to be suspended at sundown, officials say

(PORT CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- The search for two firefighters who went missing during a fishing trip off the coast of Florida last week will suspend at sundown on Thursday, officials announced.Jacksonville, Fla., firefighter Brian McCluney and Fairfax, Va., firefighter Justin Walker never returned after launching off the coast of Port…... Read More

Manhunt underway for sniper who shot Los Angeles sheriff's deputy

(LOS ANGELES) -- A manhunt in Los Angeles county intensified Thursday after a sniper opened fire on a sheriff's deputy.The deputy, 21-year-old Angel Reinosa, was shot in his bulletproof vest in the parking lot of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lancaster station Wednesday by someone in the apartment building across…... Read More

El Paso Walmart to reopen with memorial to mass shooting victims

(EL PASO, Texas) -- The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed and dozens others were injured in a mass shooting will reopen in the next few months, officials said Thursday.“Nothing will erase [the] pain of Aug. 3 and we are hopeful that re-opening the store will be another…... Read More

Ole Miss student's suspected killer to have psychological evaluation at state hospital

(OXFORD, Miss.) -- The Ole Miss student accused of killing his 21-year-old classmate will undergo a psychological evaluation at a state hospital.Brandon Theesfeld's defense attorneys requested the evaluation at a bond hearing on Thursday, saying the request came after they "received some new information." They did not elaborate on that…... Read More

Strong storms set to batter Midwest and East, high fire danger in the West

(NEW YORK) -- A large area of the country will see strong storms continuing Thursday with possible flash flooding in areas all the way from Oklahoma to Maine.Flash flood watches are currently in effect for four states including Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois Thursday morning where some areas have already…... Read More

Guns, tactical gear seized from home of cook who threatened mass shooting at Calif. Marriott

(LONG BEACH, Calif.) -- Police seized multiple guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and tactical gear from the home of a 37-year-old California man who allegedly threatened coworkers and guests at the hotel where he worked as a cook.A Long Beach Marriott colleague of Rodolfo Montoya's contacted the Long Beach…... Read More