1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at off-campus party near Georgia university

1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at off-campus party near Georgia university

(GEORGIA) -- One person is dead and seven others injured after a shooting at an off-campus party near a Georgia university. The incident occurred early Saturday morning in Fort Valley, near Fort Valley State University, authorities said. Several students suffered non-life-threatening injuries, the university said. Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which…
Howard University students protest housing conditions with on-campus tent city

Howard University students protest housing conditions with on-campus tent city

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Dozens of Howard University students are sleeping outdoors in a tent encampment on campus grounds to protest what they describe as "poor" and "unlivable" conditions in the college dormitories. Students told ABC News that portions of the university living quarters have mold and insect and rodent infestations,…
Annual border arrests hit record high despite trending down in recent months

Annual border arrests hit record high despite trending down in recent months

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Border Patrol arrested migrants more times in the past year than in any other fiscal year in recorded history, according to Customs and Border Protection data released Friday. Authorities encountered unauthorized migrants along the southwest border more than 1.73 million times in budget year 2021, according…
Justice Department says Utah school district ignored racial harassment, abuse

Justice Department says Utah school district ignored racial harassment, abuse

(DAVIS COUNTY, UT) -- The Davis School District in Utah intentionally ignored widespread racial harassment, according to a scathing new report from the U.S. Department of Justice. School officials have been accused of failing to respond to hundreds of reports from Black students who said they've been called racial slurs,…
Robert Durst charged with murder of former wife

Robert Durst charged with murder of former wife

(NEW YORK) -- Robert Durst has been charged in Westchester County with the murder of his former wife, Kathie, who disappeared in 1982, according to the district attorney's office. A criminal complaint was filed Tuesday of this week. "The Westchester County District Attorney's Office can confirm that a complaint charging…
Baby goes home from hospital 5 months after mom stabbed while pregnant

Baby goes home from hospital 5 months after mom stabbed while pregnant

(ATLANTA) -- A infant who was born at 25 weeks, after his mom was stabbed while walking on a trail in Atlanta, went home this month after spending nearly five months in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The baby, Theodore Jude, was released from the Children's Hospital of Atlanta…
COVID-19 live updates: Pfizer vaccine highly effective in children 5-11

COVID-19 live updates: Pfizer vaccine highly effective in children 5-11

(NEW YORK) -- More than 731,000 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 Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 66.9% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated…
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,…
Husband charged in Maya Millete’s killing, pleads not guilty in court

Husband charged in Maya Millete’s killing, pleads not guilty in court

(SAN DIEGO) -- Larry Millete made his first court appearance Thursday, two days after he was arrested on one count of unlawfully killing his 39-year-old wife and mother of his three children, Maya Millete. Millete was also charged with illegal possession of an assault weapon. He has plead not guilty…