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Man charged in 2 Albuquerque killings has domestic violence history, police say

Man charged in 2 Albuquerque killings has domestic violence history, police say

Albuquerque Police Department via AFP/Getty Images(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M) — The man charged in the killings of at least two of the four Muslim men killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in recent months has a history of arrests for domestic violence, police said. Muhammad Syed, 51, is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of 25-year-old Naeem Hussain on…read more »

Standoff ends after armed man allegedly tried to break into Cincinnati FBI office

Standoff ends after armed man allegedly tried to break into Cincinnati FBI office

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — An armed man who allegedly tried to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati field office Thursday was killed by police after an hourslong standoff, officials said. Following a chase and a failed negotiation, the suspect was fatally shot by police after he allegedly raised a gun toward law enforcement officers, an Ohio…read more »

Instagram personality charged with murder months after allegedly fatally stabbing boyfriend

Instagram personality charged with murder months after allegedly fatally stabbing boyfriend

Hawai’i Police Department(LAUPAHOEHOE, Hi.) — Social media personality Courtney Clenney has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon, months after the death of her 27-year-old boyfriend Christian Obumseli. The 26-year-old, who goes under the name Courtney Tailor on Instagram, was arrested in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, Wednesday after Miami-Dade County prosecutors issued a…read more »

Dallas salon shooting suspect indicted on hate crime charge for allegedly shooting 3 Korean women

Dallas salon shooting suspect indicted on hate crime charge for allegedly shooting 3 Korean women

Jason Marz/Getty Images(DALLAS) — A man accused of shooting three Asian American women at a Dallas hair salon in May was indicted Tuesday on multiple counts, including committing a hate crime and aggravated assault, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office announced. Jeremy Smith, 37, is charged with seven counts of aggravated assault, each with a hate-crime enhancement…read more »

Marine major and his interpreter find brotherhood amid war in Afghanistan

Marine major and his interpreter find brotherhood amid war in Afghanistan

ABC(WASHINGTON) — A year ago, America ended its longest war and withdrew troops from Afghanistan. After occupying the country for two decades, the withdrawal immediately led to a dangerous situation for any U.S. allies still left in the country, who risked retribution from the Taliban. During the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, the bond between…read more »

Foul fumes in South Jersey have been contained and identified, officials say

Foul fumes in South Jersey have been contained and identified, officials say

WPVI(PAULSBORO, N.J.) — Officials have cracked the code on what was stinking up southern New Jersey this week, after authorities removed a truck that was releasing chemical fumes on Thursday morning. According to New Jersey officials, the foul smell has been reported across several counties before being identified on Wednesday. A tanker truck at a…read more »

One killed, three hurt in shooting outside 24 Hour Fitness: Brentwood police

One killed, three hurt in shooting outside 24 Hour Fitness: Brentwood police

Joe Raedle/Getty Images, FILE(BRENTWOOD, Calif.) — One person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting that stemmed from an altercation at a Northern California gym, police said. The three people hurt self-transported to hospitals and are expected to survive, Brentwood police told ABC News. The gunshots rang out just before 2 a.m.…read more »

Officers of color barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement

Officers of color barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5 million in settlement

Minnesota Department of Corrections(ST. PAUL, Minn.) — Eight corrections officers of color were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin in May 2020 – now, they’re receiving almost $1.5 million as a settlement for racial discrimination. Chauvin is a former Minneapolis Police officer who has since been convicted in the death of George Floyd. The murder prompted…read more »

Man with rifle and body armor tries to break into FBI office: Police

Man with rifle and body armor tries to break into FBI office: Police

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — Ohio state troopers and the FBI are pursuing a man who allegedly tried to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday. Ohio State Highway Patrol followed the suspect, who was driving a white Ford Crown Victoria, to Clinton County, where shots have been fired, according to officials. The suspect, who…read more »