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9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

Nine police officers fatally shot a pedestrian on a Tennessee interstate after a short standoff, authorities said Thursday. Landon Eastep, 37, was killed after about 30 minutes of negotiations — during which traffic was halted along Interstate 65 near Nashville. Officers opened fire after he appeared “to adjust his stance and reach for what was…MORE

US Coast Guard finds 5 dead from capsized vessel off Florida coast, officially suspends its search
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US Coast Guard finds 5 dead from capsized vessel off Florida coast, officially suspends its search

After finding five bodies off Florida’s Atlantic coast, the US Coast Guard announced Thursday it officially suspended its search for the remaining 34 people missing after a vessel capsized over the weekend. The search was officially suspended at sunset, according to Petty Officer Jose Hernandez, a Coast Guard spokesperson. The service said earlier it planned…MORE

A Georgia sheriff hopes for ‘much needed change in the mental health system’ after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop
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A Georgia sheriff hopes for ‘much needed change in the mental health system’ after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop

A central Georgia sheriff is calling for changes in the mental health system after a sheriff’s deputy was shot in the chest by a suspect. The suspect, 24-year-old Zachary Lucas Olivar, has a “history of mental illness,” Jones County Sheriff R. N. Reece said. “We have received reports that he has been having issues for…MORE

Gas stoves are a threat to health and have larger climate impact than previously known, study shows
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Gas stoves are a threat to health and have larger climate impact than previously known, study shows

The gas emitted from household stoves and ovens is not only dangerous to public health but also has a much more significant impact on the climate crisis than previously thought, new research shows. The study, from scientists at Stanford University, found the emissions from gas stoves in US homes have the same climate-warming impact as…MORE

Dozens of students were mistakenly told they got a full ride scholarship. The university plans ‘to make it right’

Dozens of students were mistakenly told they got a full ride scholarship. The university plans ‘to make it right’

Parker Christensen, a high school senior from Newaygo, Michigan, received a notification from Central Michigan University (CMU) on January 21 informing him that he had been awarded a prestigious full-ride scholarship to the university. University officials now say that Christensen and 57 other students received the notification in error. “When I opened up the email…MORE

Fallen NYPD officer saved 5 lives with organ donation, organization says
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Fallen NYPD officer saved 5 lives with organ donation, organization says

A New York Police officer who died days after a brutal shootout in Harlem saved five lives after his organs were donated, according to LiveOnNY, the organization that helped facilitate the donation. Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, donated his heart, liver, two kidneys, and pancreas to five patients needing lifesaving organ transplants, said LiveOnNY President and…MORE

Anti-Asian hate crimes increased 567% in San Francisco as lawsuit accuses DA of not doing enough
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Anti-Asian hate crimes increased 567% in San Francisco as lawsuit accuses DA of not doing enough

Anti-Asian hate crimes in San Francisco spiked 567% in 2021, San Francisco officials said this week. “That is significant, that is concerning, and that is alarming,” Police Chief Bill Scott announced Tuesday during a press conference addressing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community ahead of the lunar new year next week. The SFPD…MORE

Caesars Palace is scrambling to book artists like Keith Urban and others after Adele postpones residency
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Caesars Palace is scrambling to book artists like Keith Urban and others after Adele postpones residency

It’s been one week since Adele announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency. The highly anticipated series of concerts titled “Weekends With Adele” were supposed to kick off last Friday at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and run through April 16. A source familiar with the situation tells CNN that although Caesars has publicly…MORE

San Francisco police have identified a 6th possible victim in a 48-year-old serial killer case and doubled the reward for information
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San Francisco police have identified a 6th possible victim in a 48-year-old serial killer case and doubled the reward for information

San Francisco police have doubled the reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspected serial killer known as “The Doodler” who targeted members of the city’s gay community in the 1970s — including a possible sixth victim publicly identified Thursday. The reward for information leading to the “identification, apprehension and conviction” of the…MORE

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