Kemp declares state of emergency after protests, mobilizes National Guard

Kemp declares state of emergency after protests, mobilizes National Guard

(ATLANTA) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday in response to ongoing protests in downtown Atlanta. Kemp ordered the state's defense department to mobilize up to 1,000 state National Guard troops to be called up to active duty "as necessary." Authorities arrested six people Saturday when…
Remains found positively identified as missing 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma

Remains found positively identified as missing 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma

(CYRIL, Okla.) -- Remains found last week amid the search for a missing 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma have been confirmed to be those of the child, authorities said. Athena Brownfield was reported missing earlier this month after a postal carrier found her sister wandering alone outside, according to the Oklahoma…
California to deliver more water to cities after heavy rain storms

California to deliver more water to cities after heavy rain storms

(LOS ANGELES) -- January's record rain and snowfall on the West Coast has had a positive side effect for over 27 million California residents. California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced Thursday that the extra rainwater will allow the State Water Project (SWP) to increase deliveries to 29 local water…
Tyre Nichols: a timeline of the investigation into his death

Tyre Nichols: a timeline of the investigation into his death

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Jan. 7, 2023: Tyre Nichols pulled over Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, was pulled over by police for alleged reckless driving. According to Nichols' mother, Rowvaughn Wells, Tyre was 2 minutes away from his home when he was pulled over. Officials said that Memphis officers approached…
Man shot dead after dog steps on hunting rifle’s trigger

Man shot dead after dog steps on hunting rifle’s trigger

(WELLINGTON, Kan.) -- A dog has shot and killed a 30-year-old man in the front seat of a car after it stepped on a hunting rifle lying in the back seat, Kansas authorities said. The victim, Joseph Smith, was in the front passenger seat at the time of the shooting,…
NYC bike path terror attack: Suspect found guilty

NYC bike path terror attack: Suspect found guilty

(NEW YORK) -- Sayfullo Saipov, an Uzbek native who drove a rented truck down a Manhattan bike path adjacent to the Hudson River in an ISIS-inspired terror attack that killed eight people, was convicted Thursday by a federal court jury of murder and attempted murder in order to gain entry…