Maryland man admits to leaving threatening letter on Biden-Harris supporter's doorstep
A Maryland man admitted in federal court Tuesday to leaving a deranged letter on the doorstep of a Biden-Harris supporter in October that said the candidates would be "executed on National Television (sic)."
Virginia's Loudoun County parents rally as school board mulls transgender, critical race theory policies
The embattled school board of Virginia’s Loudoun County could address new transgender policies Tuesday following weeks of protests from district parents opposed to some of the measures, which they have criticized as potential left-wing indoctrination and a violation of parental rights.
Driver shot in face during NC road rage encounter after water tossed from bottle splashes on car: sheriff
A woman in North Carolina who became enraged by another driver after water splashed onto her car on the highway was shot in the face during a road rage incident – and a suspect has since been arrested.
More than 30,000 American veterans, service members have died by suicide in post-9/11 wars, report says
A staggering 30,177 American active military personnel and veterans involved in post-9/11 wars are estimated to have died from suicides – a figure at least four times greater than the 7,057 service members who were killed in combat during that time, a new research paper says.
Chicago police officers surprise children with new basketball hoop after seeing them play with milk crate
Chicago police officers on Monday surprised a group of children with a new basketball hoop – after seeing them playing instead with a milk crate – and even stuck around to shoot hoops in the neighborhood.
South Carolina double murder: Investigators release heavily redacted police reports
South Carolina law enforcement has released new documents in the ongoing investigation into the double murders involving the prominent Murdaugh family, providing only a glimpse into a case that has garnered national news headlines and gripped a small southern community.
Chicago police scour homeless camps for man who stabbed Maryland graduate student in brazen daylight attack
Chicago police continue to hunt for the homeless suspect who fatally stabbed a 31-year-old woman since identified as a doctoral student studying criminal justice at the University of Maryland during a brazen daylight attack over the weekend that happened not far from the city’s financial district.
Chicago cop who owns house where 5 people were killed stripped of police powers
The Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) decision to strip an officer of his police powers was a result, in part, of the man’s ownership of a house on the city's South Side where gunmen killed five people and injured three others, the agency’s top cop said Monday.
NYC family mourns slain boy, 10; borough president laments 'Black on Black violence' amid shooting surge
During the funeral for a 10-year-old boy in New York City who was gunned down at his aunt’s home in a shooting that authorities say was prompted by a parking dispute, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards reminded attendees that “Black lives matter" as the city deals with pervasive gun violence and rising crime more than a year since the death of George Floyd.
Rain, thunderstorms will drench eastern US as fire conditions still impact drought-stricken West
As Tropical Storm Claudette moves offshore, a cold front reaching from the Plains to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic is expected to bring threats of severe weather and heavy rainfall on Tuesday.
Seattle Pride organizers apologize after raising issue with event charging White people 'reparations' fee
Two Pride Month organizers in Seattle are now apologizing to the local community after writing a letter to the city taking issue with a separate upcoming event’s plans to charge a "$10 to $50 reparations fee" for White people, calling it "reverse discrimination."
Florida man who defended self in murder trial found guilty, judge warned about profanity use
A double-murder defendant acting as his own attorney in Florida was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder Monday evening, several hours after shouting at jurors and prosecutors and acknowledging he killed his then-girlfriend.