iStock/PeopleImages (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles community members gathered for a vigil outside the furniture store where a 24-year-old employee was killed in the middle of the afternoon. Brianna Kupfer was attacked with a knife while she worked alone at the store on Jan. 13. Kupfer had texted a friend that afternoon saying someone in […]

amphotora/Getty Images (AURORA, Ill.) — Two officers with the Aurora Police Department in Illinois — both 51 years old — have died of COVID-19 within days of each other. Aurora police officer Brian Shields died of COVID-19 on Jan. 11. “Officer Shields served with dedication, loyalty, and honorable police service to the City of Aurora […]

Stephen Lam/ The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) — An individual with two guns was “neutralized” near the San Francisco International Airport’s Bay Area Rapid Transit entrance, temporarily delaying BART service Thursday morning, officials said. When officers responded to the airport’s international terminal in front of the BART station entrance, they tried […]

Facebook/Brianna Kupfer (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles police on Wednesday arrested the man they say killed a 24-year-old woman while she worked alone in a furniture store. The suspect, believed to be homeless, attacked Brianna Kupfer with a knife just before 2 p.m. Thursday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. He fled through the store’s […]

WPVI/ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — A 16-year-old boy has been fatally shot three times in the face, becoming the latest victim of gun violence in Philadelphia, police said. The teen, identified as Dominic Figueroa, was found when officers responded to gunshots at about 6:30 p.m. Monday on the 2600 block of North Hutchinson Street, Philadelphia police […]

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images (BEIJING) — No public tickets will be sold to next month’s Beijing Olympics due to COVID-19, the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee said. Instead, groups of spectators will be invited to the games, and “the organizers expect that these spectators will strictly abide by the COVID-19 countermeasures before, during and after each event,” […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Southern states have declared states of emergency as snow targets the East Coast this weekend. The storm first hits the Midwest Friday night into Saturday. Roads will be dangerous in southern Minnesota and Iowa, where up to 10 inches of snow and gusty winds could cause whiteout conditions. The Midwest […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Bundle up: temperatures in the Northeast are plunging to their lowest levels in three years this weekend as snow blasts the South and the East Coast. Wind chill warnings and advisories are in effect across New England, where it may feel like 35 to 40 degrees below zero Friday night […]

WLS-TV (CHICAGO) — The head of the Chicago Police Department is speaking out after two 14-year-old boys were gunned down in separate slayings within hours Wednesday. Just before 4 p.m., a 14-year-old boy was on a street on Chicago’s West Side when he was shot in the abdomen, according to Chicago police. The teen was […]

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (CHARLESTON, W.V.) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, a Republican who’s strongly advocated for vaccines, has tested positive for COVID-19, enduring a high fever and extremely elevated blood pressure and heart rate. Justice, who is vaccinated and boosted, said he sought out tests Tuesday following a “sudden onset of symptoms.” The governor’s […]

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