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Universities provide mental health support to students as Derek Chauvin trial continues

(NEW YORK) -- Several universities and colleges across the country have reached out to students to provide campus support and resources as deliberations continue in the Derek Chauvin trial. Universities including Princeton University, Penn State, Syracuse, Boston University, Northwestern University, Grinnell College, Binghamton University and Columbia College Chicago have reached…... Read More

Key takeaways from the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Day 15

(NEW YORK) — The fate of Derek Chauvin was placed in the hands of a Minnesota jury on Monday after the panel heard about five hours of closing arguments from prosecutors and the former police officer's defense attorney who offered radically different views on what killed George Floyd during a…... Read More

Three dead in Texas shooting, suspect at large, considered armed and dangerous: Police

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A former sheriff's deputy was arrested Monday following a nearly day-long manhunt after the suspect's ex-wife and two others were shot to death in what authorities are calling a domestic incident in Austin, Texas. The incident took place around 11:40 a.m. local time Sunday when officers got…... Read More

Police officer died of 'natural' causes day after Capitol riot: Medical examiner

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of "natural" causes one day after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner announced on Monday. The medical examiner's conclusion comes amid lingering questions over whether the 42-year-old officer was fatally attacked on…... Read More

Investigators looking into explosive Tesla car crash that killed two in Texas

(HOUSTON) -- Two federal transportation agencies announced Monday they are sending teams to probe the fiery Tesla crash in Texas that left two people dead this past weekend. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is sending two investigators to the area in coordination with local authorities to conduct…... Read More

Twelve-year-old boy charged with murder in fatal shooting of 13-year-old: Police

(PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md.) -- A 12-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy, police announced Monday. The 12-year-old, who is charged as a juvenile, is accused of shooting and killing 13-year-old King Douglas in Prince George's County, Maryland,…... Read More

Winter storm moving from Rockies to Midwest as flooding rain hits Florida

(NEW YORK) -- Freezing temperatures and snow are on the way for millions of Americans from Denver to Detroit. Already on Monday morning, snow alerts are up for seven states from Montana to Missouri as this new storm moves out of the Rockies and into the Plains. Snow will hit…... Read More

7-year-old girl shot dead in broad daylight in Chicago, mayor 'heartbroken and angered'

(CHICAGO) -- Chicago's mayor says she's "heartbroken and angered" after a 7-year-old girl was shot and killed while in a car in broad daylight. The young girl was shot multiple times, and the man with her was shot in the torso, while in a car at about 4:18 p.m. Sunday…... Read More

Vandals target Barry Brodd's former home after testimony in Derek Chauvin's defense

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- The former Northern California home of an expert police use-of-force witness who testified last week for the defense in the Derek Chauvin murder trial was targeted over the weekend by vandals, police said. Police in Santa Rosa, California, said the vandalism occurred early Saturday morning at…... Read More

One dead, two missing after barge crashes into boat on Ohio River

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- One person is dead and another two are missing after a barge crashed into a pleasure craft on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, according to officials. Seven people were on the boat when the accident occurred just after 10 p.m. Saturday off the Greenwood boat dock…... Read More

Guilty verdict in Chauvin trial could set precedent for policing: Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney

(WASHINGTON) — If Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, is found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, it could set a new precedent for policing, said Benjamin Crump, a civil rights attorney representing the families of Floyd and Daunte Wright. "The outcome that we pray for and Derek…... Read More

3 dead, 2 seriously injured in early morning shooting at bar

(KENOSHA, Wis.) — Three people were killed and two others were seriously injured in a shooting early Sunday at a crowded Wisconsin bar, prompting a two-state search for at least one gunman who authorities said targeted the victims. Gunfire broke out inside and outside the Somers House Tavern in Kenosha,…... Read More

Key takeaways from the Derek Chauvin trial in George Floyd's death, as jurors near deliberation

(MINNEAPOLIS) — The jury in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has now heard nearly three weeks of at-times emotional testimony from over three dozen witnesses, as well as watched hours of video of Floyd's arrest. The court proceedings continue Monday…... Read More

Severe storms in Florida as milder weather returns for East Coast

(NEW YORK) — Severe storms are expected across northern and central Florida with gusty winds and hail on Sunday through Monday as more snow showers move through the Rockies in the West with up to four states under winter weather alerts. Overall, a quiet weather pattern takes us into the…... Read More