Uvalde DA makes rare comments on investigation

Uvalde DA makes rare comments on investigation

(UVALDE, Texas) -- The district attorney investigating the May 24 massacre that killed two teachers and 19 students in Uvalde, Texas, revealed Friday that she has been meeting with the families of victims to update them on the ongoing investigation. “We're trying to make sure that they're getting the resources that…
New York City launches program to offer free COVID medications at testing sites

New York City launches program to offer free COVID medications at testing sites

(NEW YORK) -- New York City became the first to launch a "Test to Treat" program that provides COVID-19 antiviral treatments, including Paxlovid, for people who test positive for the novel coronavirus, according to city health officials and White House response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. The treatments, which are provided free…
New York lawmakers introduce bill to ban guns from Times Square, mass transit

New York lawmakers introduce bill to ban guns from Times Square, mass transit

(NEW YORK) -- New York lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would ban the concealed carry of guns in a "sensitive location," including Times Square and all mass public transportation, according to a draft of the bill. The bill comes after a Supreme Court ruling overturned a state law that limited who…
Genetic genealogy identifies suspect in 1990 murder of 17-year-old girl

Genetic genealogy identifies suspect in 1990 murder of 17-year-old girl

(NEW YORK) -- A suspect has been identified in the 1990 cold case murder of a Seattle teenager through the investigative tool of genetic genealogy, Washington state officials announced. But the suspect, Robert Brooks, won't stand trial, because he died in 2016 from natural causes, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said…
Fourth of July weekend weather: What to expect

Fourth of July weekend weather: What to expect

(NEW YORK) -- Rain, heat and fire are all in the forecast this 4th of July weekend. Here's what to know: South Heavy rain is pounding the Texas coast and western Louisiana on Friday. The heaviest rain will be from Beaumont, Texas, to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where up to 6…
Shark attack at Florida beach leaves teenage girl seriously injured

Shark attack at Florida beach leaves teenage girl seriously injured

(KEATON BEACH, Fla.) -- A teenage girl was seriously injured in a shark attack at a Florida beach on Thursday, authorities said. The attack happened at Keaton Beach in northwestern Florida's Taylor County. The unidentified girl was scalloping in water approximately 5 feet deep near Grassy Island, just of Keaton…