Houston under water boil notice after power failure

Houston under water boil notice after power failure

(HOUSTON) -- Over two million Houston residents are under a water boil notice after a power outage Sunday affected a water treatment plant, officials said. The water pressure dropped below the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's required minimum of 20 PSI during a power outage at the East Water Purification…
Buffalo supermarket shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges

Buffalo supermarket shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges

(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- Payton Gendron pleaded guilty Monday to state charges stemming from the May shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Gendron pleaded guilty to 15 charges in all, including domestic terrorism motivated by hate, murder and attempted murder. He still faces more than two dozen federal…
Man allegedly catfishes teen girl online, kills her family

Man allegedly catfishes teen girl online, kills her family

(LOS ANGELES) -- A Virginia man allegedly "catfished" a teenage girl online before traveling to Riverside, California, and killing her family, according to police. The murders were discovered on Friday after authorities received a report of a girl "who appeared distressed" while getting into a car with a man, Riverside…
Idaho murders: Police seeing influx of 911 calls from fearful community

Idaho murders: Police seeing influx of 911 calls from fearful community

(MOSCOW, Idaho) -- Authorities are receiving an influx of 911 calls from the fearful University of Idaho community weeks after four students were stabbed to death in an off-campus house. The students -- Ethan Chapin, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21 -- were killed in…
Two rescued from small plane after striking high-tension power lines

Two rescued from small plane after striking high-tension power lines

(MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md.) -- Two people have been rescued from a small private plane after it struck and got lodged in a high-tension power line tower in Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Chief Scott Goldstein confirmed both the pilot and passenger were transported to local area…
‘Gaslighting’ named 2022 Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster

‘Gaslighting’ named 2022 Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster

(NEW YORK) -- Merriam-Webster defines gaslighting as "the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one's own advantage." Now, the term has been dubbed the 2022 Word of the Year, the oldest U.S. dictionary publisher announced Monday. "The increase in dictionary lookups for gaslighting is striking," Peter Sokolowski,…
16-year-old confesses over Instagram to fatal shooting, Pennsylvania police say

16-year-old confesses over Instagram to fatal shooting, Pennsylvania police say

(BENSALEM, Penn.) -- A Pennsylvania teen has been charged with murder after he allegedly confessed over Instagram to fatally shooting another child, according to police. The Bensalem Police Department received a 911 call Friday afternoon about a possible homicide, with the caller detailing an Instagram video chat she received from a…
1 dead, 5 injured at Atlantic Station shooting: Police

1 dead, 5 injured at Atlantic Station shooting: Police

(ATLANTA) -- One person is dead and five others are injured after a shooting that took place near Atlantic Station on Saturday evening in Atlanta, the Atlanta Police Department said. One male was pronounced deceased on the scene and five other victims were shot and later transported to nearby hospitals,…