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Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

A 30-year-old Alabama man has been arrested after a shooting early Saturday morning at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, that left one person dead, according to Biloxi police. The suspect, identified in a police news release as Jereme Lamond Jones of Mobile, Alabama, faces a charge of first degree murder. He’s being held…MORE

More than 100 part-timers at Indiana University Health left jobless for refusing Covid-19 vaccine
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More than 100 part-timers at Indiana University Health left jobless for refusing Covid-19 vaccine

At least 125 part-time employees at Indiana University Health system, the largest physicians network in the state, have lost their jobs for not complying with Covid-19 vaccination requirements, a spokeswoman said Friday. “Indiana University Health has put the safety and well-being of patients and team members first by requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against…MORE

Customs officers seize fake championship rings that — if genuine — would have been worth nearly $2.4 million
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Customs officers seize fake championship rings that — if genuine — would have been worth nearly $2.4 million

US Customs and Border Protection officers recently seized 86 counterfeit championship rings that would have been worth $2.38 million if they had been authentic, the agency said. On September 13, officers at the Chicago port of entry found 34 fake New York Yankees rings, 24 from the Chicago Bulls, 22 from the St. Louis Cardinals…MORE

Search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie focuses on Florida nature reserve
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Search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie focuses on Florida nature reserve

The search for the now-missing fiancé of 22-year-old Gabby Petito is focused on a Florida nature reserve, where FBI agents and 50 officers from five local agencies are scouring the area, according to North Port Police spokesperson Josh Taylor. During a Saturday news conference, Taylor said Laundrie has an “enormous amount of pressure” on him…MORE

The Murdaugh family saga: a tangled web of secrets and murder
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The Murdaugh family saga: a tangled web of secrets and murder

A powerful family. A deadly boating accident. Two mysterious slayings. Drug addiction, stolen money and a botched shooting in an alleged insurance fraud scheme. It sounds like someone took a list of sordid elements and stuffed them all into a crime thriller so twisty it could only be fiction. But the tortuous tale of the…MORE

‘We’re here to help you.’ What Afghan Americans want refugees fleeing the Taliban to know
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‘We’re here to help you.’ What Afghan Americans want refugees fleeing the Taliban to know

Decades after the last major exodus from Afghanistan, refugees find themselves forced to flee their homeland once again as the US war in Afghanistan ends and the Taliban rise to power. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said this week that the United States will have brought approximately 60,000 Afghans to America the end of the…MORE

Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on California synagogue
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Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on California synagogue

A Southern Californian man who previously pleaded guilty to state murder and attempted murder charges following a 2019 attack on a synagogue in San Diego pleaded guilty Friday to federal hate crime charges, according to the Justice Department. “The defendant entered a synagogue with the intent to kill all those inside because of his hatred…MORE

One of the 2019 Colorado STEM school shooters is sentenced to life without parole
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One of the 2019 Colorado STEM school shooters is sentenced to life without parole

One of the two Colorado STEM school shooters was sentenced to mandatory life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday. Devon Erickson, then 18, and Alec McKinney, 16, entered STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver on May 7, 2019, and opened fire. Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old student, was killed and eight people were…MORE

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday evening, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was widely felt in the Los Angeles area and surrounding cities including Carson, Lomita, and Torrance. There have been no early reports of injuries or significant damage as of 8 p.m. local time (11 p.m. ET), according…MORE

The most populous county in the US issued a proof of vaccine requirement for indoor bars and nightclubs
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The most populous county in the US issued a proof of vaccine requirement for indoor bars and nightclubs

Los Angeles County, the country’s most populous county, will require customers and employees in indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination starting October 7, according to a new health order issued Friday. “This modified health officer order aligns with the continued need to reduce risk for transmission and increase…MORE

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