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  • Family says young father fatally shot at bar was defending friend after racial slurs

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Police in Pennsylvania say a homicide suspect was kicked out of a bar before shooting and killing a patron in the parking lot. It happened around 1 a.m. Saturday, July 21 at the Red Rose Restaurant and Lounge in Hellam Township in York County, Pa. Police were called to the establishment for a shooting, where they found a man laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was later identified as 24-year […]

  • He just graduated from college and wants to be an astrophysicist — oh, and he’s 11

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. — He can’t vote. He’s not even old enough to drive. But William Maillis already has a college degree. William, 11, walked across a stage Saturday to receive his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College in Florida. “I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done,” Dr. Tonjua Williams, President of St. Petersburg College, told CNN affiliate Bay News 9. “He’s extremely brilliant, very open and collaborative.” William started college in 2016 after […]

  • New airport scanners could mean you’ll never have to remove items from luggage again

    LONDON — London’s Heathrow Airport is trialling X-ray scanners that could one day spell the end of passengers frantically removing toiletries from their hand luggage — or at least, that’s the plan. The scanners feature 3D imagery, meaning security staff can see objects inside people’s baggage from all angles. The scanners, which will be trialled over the next six to 12 months, can also detect hidden explosives, the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport (DfT) said in a statement. “If successful, […]

  • ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ reboot to feature African-American lead

    Buffy lives. The supernatural drama “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” will be getting a reboot with an African-American actress in the lead role, a Fox 21 Television Studios spokesperson confirmed to CNN. “Like our world, it will be richly diverse, and like the original, some aspects of the series could be seen as metaphors for issues facing us all today,” producers on the project told Deadline, which first reported news of the “Buffy” reboot. Based on the 1992 film of the same […]

  • This is what Shonda Rhimes has been working on for Netflix

    Shonda Rhimes’s first batch of shows for Netflix will primarily be female-powered stories, several of which will be spearheaded by female creatives. The streaming network on Friday unveiled eight programs currently in development as part of the company’s deal with Rhimes and her Shondaland banner. Rhimes signed a deal with Netflix in last year, leaving her home at ABC where she created hits like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” So what’s on tap? Nothing quite like TV consumers have seen from Rhimes, […]

  • NYPD files formal departmental charges against officers in Eric Garner case

    NEW YORK — The New York police officer who choked Eric Garner in 2014 has been formally served with departmental charges, an NYPD spokesman said Saturday. Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who wrapped his arm around Garner’s neck as the man complained he couldn’t breathe, was served with the charges Friday night, according to city officials. Pantaleo is seen in video from the scene tackling Garner from behind using a department-banned chokehold. He now faces two separate charges — for use of […]

  • Man accused of carrying out shooting at Maryland newspaper indicted

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The man accused of carrying out last month’s deadly shooting at a Maryland newspaper has been indicted on five counts of first-degree murder, according to the prosecutor. On Friday, an Anne Arundel County grand jury indicted Jarrod Ramos on 23 counts in connection with the June 28 shooting, State’s Attorney Wes Adams said in a statement. In addition to the five murder charges, Ramos faces a count of attempted first-degree murder and 17 other assault and weapons charges. Ramos, […]

  • Shooting suspect in standoff at LA Trader Joe’s; 1 woman killed

    LOS ANGELES — A man shot his grandmother and girlfriend Saturday and then led police on a car chase that ended when he crashed into a pole and ran inside a busy supermarket as bullets from officers shattered the front doors. About three hours after he took hostages in the store, the suspect surrendered. One woman was killed inside the supermarket, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. Officers with riot gear, armed with rifles, stood along the side of the […]

  • FBI releases Carter Page surveillance warrant documents

    The FBI on Saturday released a redacted version of its previously classified foreign surveillance warrant application on Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, which has been the subject of a heated partisan debate over the FBI’s tactics investigating members of the Trump campaign. The FBI released the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant application after news organizations and advocacy groups like Judicial Watch sued for its disclosure. The warrant, which was approved for Page in 2016, allowed the FBI to conduct surveillance […]

  • Dallas police officer killed by suspected drunk driver during funeral procession for another officer

    DALLAS — A Dallas Police Department motorcycle officer was killed Saturday when a suspected drunk driver ran into him during a funeral procession for another police officer, the police department said. Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens had positioned himself to block traffic to the eastbound entrance ramp to Interstate 20 at Bonnie View Road around 5:30 a.m., the police department said in a news release. Givens was stationary on his motorcycle with his emergency lights on when the driver of […]

  • New photo of Prince George released to mark his 5th birthday

    An official photo of Prince George was released Saturday to mark his fifth birthday, which falls on Sunday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said the photograph, which shows the smiling prince in front of a brick wall, was taken in the garden of Clarence House by Matt Porteous following the christening of Prince Louis on July 9. Prince George Alexander Louis, the oldest child of Britain’s Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, was born […]

  • Duck boat accident survivor mourns her 9 relatives who drowned

    BRANSON, Mo. — Tia Coleman’s thoughts as she struggled to swim to the surface of the lake were focused on her family. She and 10 of her relatives were on a family vacation from Indiana, taking a tour Thursday of Table Rock Lake near the Missouri tourist hotspot of Branson. A treacherous squall sank the boat, sending Coleman down into cold, deep water. She knew she had to go up to get to safety and to help her children. “I […]