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Alex Murdaugh surrenders in alleged suicide-for-hire plot as police launch new probe into housekeeper’s death

Police said Murdaugh confessed on Monday to “the scheme of having [a hitman] murder him for the purpose of his son collecting a life insurance policy.”
  • Sep 16, 2021

A pregnant woman hospitalized with covid had a stillbirth. Her husband regrets that they weren’t vaccinated.

Juan Guevara told The Washington Post that he was unsure about getting the vaccine and that his wife feared the shot would negatively impact the baby.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Newlyweds told friends about a ‘creepy guy’ at their Utah campsite. Five days later, they were found shot dead.

One of the few public statements from the sheriff’s office — an Aug. 19 news release stating “there is no current danger to the public in the Grand County area” — has only raised more questions about the case.
  • Aug 26, 2021

An Arizona state senator has resigned days after police say he apologized for molesting a teen boy

Arizona state Sen. Otoniel "Tony" Navarrete resigned days after his arrest in a child sex abuse case.
  • Aug 11, 2021

Florida Gov. DeSantis threatens to hold school leaders’ pay if they require masks: ‘Financial consequences’

The Republican governor said district-level officials who implement covid-19 policies requiring masks for students could be subject to “financial consequences.”
  • Aug 10, 2021

Maui residents rail against spike in tourism during water shortage: ‘Stop coming’ to Hawaii

As travel returns to pre-pandemic levels in Hawaii, some natives are saying they are tired of catering to visitors.
  • Aug 3, 2021

More than 30 pelicans have been mysteriously maimed or killed in California. A $25,000 reward seeks answers.

While the incidents remain under investigation, animal advocates suspect the trauma may be inflicted by humans.
  • Jul 23, 2021