How the search for Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of Gabby Petito, unfolded

How the search for Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of Gabby Petito, unfolded

(NEW YORK) -- A massive search for Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of slain 22-year-old travel blogger Gabby Petito, took a dramatic twist Thursday with the announcement that human remains found in a Florida nature preserve are those of the wanted fugitive, according to the FBI. The remains were recovered Wednesday,…
Brian Laundrie’s remains found after monthlong search

Brian Laundrie’s remains found after monthlong search

(NORTH PORT, Fla.) — Remains found Wednesday during the search for Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of slain travel blogger Gabby Petito and a person of interest in her death, have been confirmed to belong to Laundrie, according to the FBI. The skeletal remains were found in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental…
New twist in the tale of those escaped zebras: animal cruelty charges

New twist in the tale of those escaped zebras: animal cruelty charges

(WASHINGTON) — There's a new twist in the tale of those zebras -- still on the loose in Maryland since escaping two months ago. Earlier this week, authorities filed criminal charges of animal cruelty against Jerry Lee Holly, after three of the zebras got away from his 300-acre farm back…
Reward grows to $75,000 in deadly ambush of 3 Texas deputies

Reward grows to $75,000 in deadly ambush of 3 Texas deputies

(NEW YORK) — The reward for information leading to the arrest of a gunman who investigators said ambushed and killed a Texas constable deputy and wounded his two colleagues outside a Houston sports bar has grown to $75,000. Saying he was "frustrated and angry" over the Saturday morning attack, Houston…
Freshman fraternity member at Kentucky dies from ‘presumed alcohol toxicity’

Freshman fraternity member at Kentucky dies from ‘presumed alcohol toxicity’

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- A freshman at the University of Kentucky has died from alcohol toxicity after he was found unresponsive at his fraternity house, officials said. University police officers were called to FarmHouse Fraternity at about 6:22 p.m. Monday where Thomas Lofton Hazelwood, an 18-year-old fraternity member, was unresponsive, the…
COVID-19 updates: CDC panel hours away from vote on Moderna, J&J boosters

COVID-19 updates: CDC panel hours away from vote on Moderna, J&J boosters

(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 730,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.9 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems…
Winter weather outlook: California drought could worsen, what else to expect

Winter weather outlook: California drought could worsen, what else to expect

(New York) — The devastating drought in Southern California is expected to continue or worsen this winter, with drier-than-average conditions forecast for the hard-hit Southwest, including Southern California, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday in its winter weather outlook. NOAA predicts drought conditions to continue in the Southwest,…
Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s request for private juror screening

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s request for private juror screening

(NEW YORK) — A federal judge on Thursday denied requests from Ghislaine Maxwell, the accused accomplice of deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, to have prospective jurors for her criminal trial questioned privately -- outside the view of the public and the press -- and to keep a jury questionnaire under…