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Etienne Laurent/Pool/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Robert Durst has been diagnosed with COVID-19, his attorney confirmed Saturday, two days after the real estate heir was sentenced to life in prison on a first-degree murder conviction. Durst, 78, was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole for […]

Robert Cicchetti/iStock (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department on Friday evening issued a statement reiterating its commitment to remain independent soon after President Joe Biden told reporters he hoped that witnesses who defy subpoenas from Congress’ select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot would face federal prosecution. “The Department of Justice will make its own independent […]

Kali9/iStock (THACKERVILLE, Okla.) — A dramatic video captured the moment an Amtrak train slammed into a semi-truck hauling several cars in Oklahoma, sending vehicles and debris flying and injuring several people on board. The incident occurred Friday around 7 p.m. local time in Thackerville, near the Oklahoma-Texas border. Minutes before Amtrak Train 822, which operates […]

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock (STOCKTON, Calif.) — A week after a Black man was shot seven times by an assailant who was allegedly hurling racial epithets while firing at him, prosecutors said a suspect has been charged with attempted murder with a hate crime enhancement in the attack. Michael Hayes, 31, was arraigned Friday in connection with the […]

Houston Police Department (HOUSTON) — A Texas constable deputy was fatally shot and two other deputies were wounded in what police are calling an “ambush” early Saturday morning outside a Houston nightclub. The incident unfolded around 2:15 a.m. at the 45 North Bar and Lounge in the 4400 block of the North Freeway near Crosstimbers, […]

Tuscaloosa Police Department (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday evening inside his Alabama home when bullets flew through the window and struck him in the head. The child was sitting in his room playing on his iPad when gunshots were fired at his home in Washington Square, Tuscaloosa around 6:20 […]

Noam Galai/Getty Images (ORANGE, Calif.) — Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a California hospital on Tuesday for an infection, according to a spokesperson. “On Tuesday, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center to receive treatment for a non-COVID-related infection,” Angel Ureña, spokesperson for Clinton, said in a statement Thursday. “He is on […]

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock (EDISON, N.J.) — First lady Jill Biden hit the campaign trail Friday, hoping to help deliver victories for Democrats in two gubernatorial elections. Biden stumped in New Jersey for Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday afternoon and is traveling to Virginia Friday evening to help elect Terry McAuliffe. “I came here to ask the […]

ABC (NEW YORK) — At 21 years old, Texas college student Madi said she was not ready to be a mother. She was about 10 weeks along when she found out she was pregnant and decided she wanted to have an abortion. But due to the new Texas law that effectively bans abortions as early […]

Elaine Cromie/Getty Images (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive Thursday to help residents of Benton Harbor access safe drinking water, vowing to replace all lead pipes by April 2023. The directive comes a week after officials urged locals in Benton Harbor, a city of 9,600 people, to use bottled water […]