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Alex Murdaugh charged with 23 more crimes
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Alex Murdaugh charged with 23 more crimes

A South Carolina grand jury has returned four new indictments against suspended attorney Alex Murdaugh, charging him with 23 more crimes, the state attorney general said Friday. This is a developing story and will be updated. The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2022 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.MORE

5 things to know for January 21: 2020 Election, Ukraine, Covid-19, SCOTUS, Belarus
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5 things to know for January 21: 2020 Election, Ukraine, Covid-19, SCOTUS, Belarus

Millions of store and restaurant workers in America who catch Covid-19 are increasingly showing up to work while infected with the virus. Many of these employees don’t have paid sick leave and need to keep up with their bills, while others fear they’ll face repercussions if they call out sick. Here’s what you need to…MORE

Kyle Rittenhouse wants the gun he used in the Kenosha shootings back so he can destroy it, court document shows
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Kyle Rittenhouse wants the gun he used in the Kenosha shootings back so he can destroy it, court document shows

Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted of killing of two people and shooting another in 2020 during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has asked a court to order the release of the gun he used because he wants to properly destroy it, according to a court document filed by his attorney. Rittenhouse, now 19, was tried on…MORE

3 Pennsylvania officers fired after being charged in the fatal shooting of 8-year-old Fanta Bility
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3 Pennsylvania officers fired after being charged in the fatal shooting of 8-year-old Fanta Bility

Three police officers from Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, were fired Thursday, two days after being charged in connection with the shooting death of 8-year-old Fanta Bility while she exited a high school football game on August 27, solicitor Sean Kilkenny confirmed to CNN. The Sharon Hill Borough Council voted 6-1 Thursday night to fire the three…MORE

Oldest person in the US has died at age 115

Oldest person in the US has died at age 115

Thelma Sutcliffe, who was the oldest person in the US, died on Monday at age 115, according to a family member. “She passed away peacefully in Omaha at an assisted living facility,” said her nephew Robert Sorenson, 94. Sutcliffe became the oldest American on April 17, 2021, according to the Gerontology Research Group. She was…MORE

A backpack with baby gear led police to a devastating discovery
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A backpack with baby gear led police to a devastating discovery

A backpack containing baby gear uncovered during a human smuggling investigation in Minnesota helped lead police to a devastating discovery near the US-Canada border. Authorities found the remains of four people, including an infant, in a field near Emerson, Manitoba, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police told reporters Thursday. Investigators believe they froze to death while…MORE

Alec Baldwin sued by family of fallen Marine for $25 million for defamation and other allegations
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Alec Baldwin sued by family of fallen Marine for $25 million for defamation and other allegations

Actor Alec Baldwin is being sued for defamation and negligence by the family of a fallen Marine after comments he made about one family member’s presence outside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, according to a suit filed Monday in the US District Court for the District of Wyoming. The sisters and widow of…MORE

Man confesses to 2 unsolved murders in Virginia and Maryland
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Man confesses to 2 unsolved murders in Virginia and Maryland

Two cold case murders in Maryland and Virginia that took place about 15 years apart have been solved after an already incarcerated man confessed to both, according to police in Maryland. Charles Helem, 52, confessed last year to the 1987 murder of Eige Sober-Adler in Fairfax County, Virginia, and the 2002 murder of Jennifer Landry…MORE

Michelle Go’s death hasn’t been labeled a hate crime but it adds to the fear that Asian Americans feel
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Michelle Go’s death hasn’t been labeled a hate crime but it adds to the fear that Asian Americans feel

A rush of emotion ran through Chong Bretillon’s body as she biked into Times Square, where massive billboards displayed the portraits of Michelle Alyssa Go and many Asian American victims of bias attacks. “I was overwhelmed with both grief and sorrow,” said Bretillon, a 41-year-old Korean American and college instructor. “It put it all together,…MORE

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