Latest from Brittany Shammas

Bus driver fatally stabbed in front of his elementary school passengers

The attack shook the Pasco School District, which summoned counselors to support students and staff.
  • Sep 27, 2021

Police investigating death of woman and her 2-year-old in fall at Petco Park

San Diego police said the fall from the third level of the stadium “appeared to be suspicious” but were seeking more information from witnesses.
  • Sep 26, 2021

Upset by porn and ‘immoral content,’ a man planted pipe bombs outside cellphone stores, FBI alleges

Federal authorities arrested a 75-year-old Michigan man who they say was motivated by unhappiness about “immoral content” on phones, including pornography and cursing.
  • Sep 23, 2021

As the Petito case grips the nation, families of color say their missing loved ones matter, too

Highlighted by the Gabby Petito case, attention to racial disparities in missing persons coverage is gaining new momentum.
  • Sep 22, 2021

American Samoa, one of the last places without coronavirus, has first infection

The positive case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa.
  • Sep 19, 2021

Stillbirths have doubled during covid in Mississippi. Officials are sounding the alarm.

The state has recorded 72 fetal deaths in unvaccinated pregnant women infected with the coronavirus, according to health officials.
  • Sep 9, 2021

For a group that helps find the missing, a search for one of its own ends in tragedy

Richmond, Va., resident Jennifer Coleman, whose parents help lead the AWARE Foundation, was reported missing Wednesday on a hiking trip at Glacier National Park. Her body was found Sunday.
  • Sep 7, 2021

They weren’t born yet when their dads died on 9/11. The loss shaped their lives.

The 19-year-olds, born in the weeks and months after the attack, grieve for fathers who never got to hold them or watch them grow up.
  • Sep 7, 2021

Gunman kills 4 people, including baby, before police shootout and arrest

The suspect was arrested, police say, and tried to take an officer's gun at the hospital.
  • Sep 5, 2021

U.S. to invest $3 billion to become vaccine ‘arsenal’ to the world

Officials said the investment will allow manufacturers to add new production lines and facilities and fulfill President Biden’s pledge to be the “arsenal of vaccines for the world.”
  • Sep 2, 2021