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A 15-year-old boy has died after falling off a train while subway surfing in Brooklyn, police said. Thursday's incident comes after a number of subway surfing cases were reported this and last year. In June, a 15-year-old boy was critically injured after hitting his head while subway surfing on top of a New York City train. Thursday's incident is not the first time a case of subway surfing has turned deadly. In October 2021, a 32-year-old man died after falling on the tracks also while on a J train over the Williamsburg Bridge.
A manhunt is underway in Massachusetts after a married couple were stabbed and “bludgeoned to death in their home” in Marshfield, a town about 30 miles southeast of Boston, officials said Wednesday. "Keeley was acquainted with the Mattsons," Cruz said of the 27-year-old, who officials said also goes by the nickname "Crispy." The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office launched an investigation into the incident after being contacted by the Marshfield Police Department. Detectives developed probable cause and identified Keeley as a person of interest in the double homicide, the district attorney’s office said. The State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the cause and manner of the victims' deaths.
LONDON — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle faced "very real" threats to their safety, including threats emanating from the far-right, while in the U.K., an outgoing top British police official has said. Harry and Meghan moved to Los Angeles in 2020 after spending time in Canada. They initially announced in January 2020 that they would take a “step back” as senior members of the royal family. “In the absence of such protection, Prince Harry and his family are unable to return to his home,” it said. The statement said Harry had “inherited a security risk at birth,” and asserted that his family has been subjected to “well-documented neo-Nazi and extremist threats."
It’s one of the electrical towers," the pilot told dispatchers in a 911 call made public by the Montgomery County Police, according to NBC Washington. “Totally a visibility issue," he said, according to NBC Washington. "That was the ultimate goal, and I hope you guys are doing good," Manion said in a message addressed to the pilot and passenger. The Mooney M20J single-engine plane was initially reported down about 4 miles northwest of Montgomery County Airpark at about 5:40 p.m. Sunday, according to troopers and the Federal Aviation Administration. Both were rushed to trauma care following their rescue, Montgomery County Fire Department officials previously said at a news conference.
A Virginia law enforcement worker has been killed in a shootout with deputies in California after he allegedly murdered the mother and grandparents of a teenage girl he catfished online, before trying to escape with the teen, police said on Sunday. The Riverside Fire Department arrived at the residence to find a fire on the first floor. The teen was unharmed and was placed into protective custody of the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services, police said. Police said it was believed Edwards had developed an online relationship with the teen and was able to obtain her personal information. It was not immediately clear what roles Edwards held with either the Virginia State Police or the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Two of the victims injured in the mass shooting at a Walmart Supercenter in Chesapeake, Virginia, that left six people dead remained in hospital over Thanksgiving, with one in critical condition, officials said. "On this Thanksgiving, we are extra thankful for our community and we are thinking of every victim of the Walmart shooting and their family members," the City of Chesapeake said in a tweet Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. "There are still two people injured in the hospital, one in critical condition and the other in fair/improving condition," the city said. A memorial placed outside Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., on Nov. 23, 2022. Nathan Howard / Getty ImagesIn a statement Wednesday, Walmart said Bing had been an overnight team leader who had been with the company since 2010.
Adidas has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior against Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, the German athletic brand announced Thursday. Adidas, which was one of several companies to cut ties with Ye after the artist made a string of anti-Semitic comments, said it launched the probe after reviewing an anonymous letter making allegations against him. "It is currently not clear whether the accusations made in an anonymous letter are true," Adidas said in a statement. In its statement, Adidas also noted its decision last month to cut ties with Ye after his anti-Semitic remarks. “Adidas does not tolerate hate speech and offensive behavior and therefore has terminated the adidas Yeezy partnership," it said.
Two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Colorado man who called 911 for help after his SUV got stuck this summer have been indicted by a county grand jury and fired from their jobs, officials said. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office said that following Wednesday's indictment, it had terminated the employment of both Buen and Gould. In a June statement, the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office said deputies had taken a call for a "motorist assist" at around 11:20 p.m. on June 10. Later, with the knife in his hand, Glass appears to turn toward an officer shortly before he is shot. Rathod previously said Glass’ knife injuries were superficial.
More than 100 people were rescued from an overloaded sailboat before it hit a sandbar in the Florida Keys on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. A good Samaritan reported the vessel to Key West watch standers at around 5 a.m. local time, the Coast Guard’s 7th District tweeted. They encountered “6-10 ft seas, 25 mph winds to safely remove the people from the vessel,” the Coast Guard said. Initially, the Coast Guard said 22 people were rescued from the overloaded sailboat. Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent’s crew rescued nine people and recovered one body, while on Sunday and Monday, crews recovered five bodies, the Coast Guard's 7th District said in a news release.
Brooks was fatally shot by an officer amid national unrest over police brutality after a Minneapolis police officer murdered George Floyd. Two officers located Brooks and bodycam footage showed they had a calm conversation with him for almost 40 minutes. In the footage, Brooks could be seen holding a stun gun he had grabbed from an officer as he ran away. “While we are disappointed that prosecutors didn’t pursue a criminal case against the officers involved in Mr. Brooks’ death, we continue to hold out hope that the Dept. of Justice will intervene in this matter,” Brooks' family's attorneys said on Monday, according to WXIA.
Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, returned to Twitter over the weekend, writing "shalom" in one of his first posts since appearing to take a break from the platform after his account was restricted over anti-Semitic remarks. The exchange came as Ye continues to face backlash after making a string of anti-Semitic remarks, which saw both his Twitter and Instagram accounts restricted in October. Musk said last month that Ye's account had been restored by Twitter before he took ownership. However, Ye's last post on Twitter was on Nov. 4, a day after the rapper said he was taking a "verbal fast." Ye's Sunday tweets came as former President Donald Trump's Twitter account was also reinstated over the weekend after being blocked for nearly two years.
New York residents in Buffalo and other parts of the state are waking up Friday morning to heavy snowfall that officials warn could "paralyze" the hardest hit communities. This has led to an increase in lake effect snow, but that trend is not expected to last. A recent study used a regional climate model to investigate these changes in lake effect snow if our current rate of greenhouse gas emissions continues. By mid-century, the amount of seasonal lake effect snow is projected to increase modestly, as the Great Lakes will remain ice-free longer into the winter. Lake Effect Snow Warnings were in effect early Friday for the Buffalo area and downwind areas of Lake Ontario, the National Weather Service said.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and a suspected smuggler were dead Friday after a shootout off Puerto Rico’s coast, authorities said. Two other CBP agents were also injured in the gunfire, they said. A CBP agent was fatally shot, while one of at least two suspected smugglers also died, CBP spokesman Jeffrey Quiñones said, addressing reporters Thursday. The CBP Air and Marine Operations agency said in a tweet it was a marine interdiction agent who had died. “These are brave members of our Air and Marine Operations within @CBP," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said in a statement shared on Twitter by a DHS spokesperson.
"Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti is concerned about consumer complaints related to @Ticketmaster. He and his Consumer Protection team will use every available tool to ensure that no consumer protection laws were violated," Skrmetti's office said in a tweet Wednesday. “If it’s a consumer protection violation and we can find exactly where the problems are, we can get a court order that makes the company do better. The attorney general said he also had concerns about Ticketmaster profiting twice off ticket sales, with the website also facilitating ticket resales. “There is an incentive there for the company to profit twice off the sale of these ticket,” he said, according to WSMV.
At least two people, including a child, were stabbed at a Target in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday night in an attack that ended with a security guard fatally shooting the suspect, authorities said. Police were called to reports of a shooting at around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The child attempted to flee, but the suspect "without any further provocation" stabbed the child in the back, he said. Moore said the attack ended when an armed security officer employed by Target shot the suspect. The suspect, whose name hasn't been released, was taken into custody and later died of their injuries, the LAPD said, according to NBC Los Angeles.
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is facing seven new sexual assault charges in the U.K., British authorities said Wednesday. The CPS said it had also authorized one charge of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent. Spacey, 63, has already pleaded not guilty to allegations in the U.K. dating back 17 years, including four charges of sexual assault and one of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. Those allegations were related to incidents alleged to have taken place in London and Gloucestershire, a county around 100 miles west of the British capital. In October, Spacey was found not liable for battery against "Star Trek: Discovery" star Anthony Rapp when Rapp was 14 in the 1980s.
Anne Heche’s estate has been sued by the woman whose Los Angeles home was destroyed in the car crash that ended the actor’s life. “Thankfully, (Mishele) and her pets, which she regards as family, avoided death that day,” the lawsuit said. The Aug. 5 crash, which caused a fire, was ruled an accident by the Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office. A Los Angeles police spokesman had previously said police were investigating the crash as a felony DUI collision. Mishele's lawsuit asks for at least $2 million, but the claim could be more depending on the total value of damages from the crash.
He said two additional victims were also injured in the shooting and were receiving medical care. "This is a message any leader hopes never to have to send, and I am devastated that this violence has visited the University of Virginia," Ryan said. "Call 911 if seen, do not approach," the University of Virginia Police Department warned in a tweet, sharing a photo of Jones. The suspect was last seen wearing a burgundy jacket, blue jeans and red shoes, the university's emergency management office said, adding that he could be driving a black SUV. In a later update shared at around 2:55 a.m. EST, the university's emergency management office said multiple agencies, including a Virginia State Police helicopter, were still searching for the suspect.
Police were searching for a suspect after one person was killed and seven others injured after a shooting broke out during an after-hours party in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday. Both victims were taken to the Nebraska Medical Center, where one was pronounced dead. “Six additional victims arrived by private vehicle at the Nebraska Medical Center and CUMC-Bergan Mercy Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries,” the release said. The shooting was believed to have unfolded after a confrontation during an after-hours party escalated, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said in a later update. "There is no indication it was a random shooting," Schmaderer said.
A man who was arrested in a Scottish hospital last year is in fact an American fugitive who faked his own death to avoid rape and sexual assault charges, a court ruled Friday. Nicholas Rossi, 35, has spent over a year trying to convince authorities that he is Arthur Knight, an orphan from Ireland who has never been to the U.S. “In 2018 the DNA profile from the Utah sexual assault came back as a match to a sexual assault case in Ohio,” Leavitt said in a statement in January. An Interpol red notice, with pictures of the wanted man, including images of his tattoos and fingerprints, helped officers from Police Scotland identify him. Leavitt admitted in January that Rossi would still probably be living “off the grid” had he not contracted Covid and required medical care.
As many as 20,000 people are expected to gather Friday for a celebration of the life of Migos rapper Takeoff, who was fatally shot outside a Houston bowling alley earlier this month. Tickets for the memorial service at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, quickly sold out shortly after going on sale Tuesday. Venue officials said the event had reached capacity, meaning as many as 20,000 people could be in attendance. The service is expected to be a star-studded event, with Canadian rapper Drake among those expected to attend. The public memorial is expected to follow a strict no photo or video policy, with media barred from entry to cover the event, according to the event page.
Three Americans were found dead at an Airbnb they rented out in Mexico City for a trip to celebrate the Day of the Dead, authorities and family said Wednesday. When authorities arrived, they found all three of the Airbnb guests dead, WAVY reported. The State Department confirmed the deaths of three Americans in Mexico in a statement sent to NBC News on Wednesday morning. Ceola Hall, Courtez Hall's mother, told NBC affiliate WDSU of New Orleans that her son was a teacher at the city's KIPP Morial School. Describing her son as a "joyous child," she said: "He loved me, he loved his family.
The Powerball numbers in the record $2.04 billion drawing were announced Tuesday morning after lottery officials said there was a delay Monday night. The winning numbers were 10, 33, 41, 47, 56 and the Powerball was 10, with the drawing taking place just before 9 a.m. Powerball requires all 48 participating lotteries to submit their sales and play data before the winning numbers can be selected. The last winning Powerball ticket was drawn Aug. 3 by a lucky Pennsylvanian. Three winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee in a $1.58 billion Powerball in 2016.
President Joe Biden vowed to "free Iran" on Thursday, before saying demonstrators there appeared on track to "free themselves" as anti-government unrest sweeps the country. They have also triggered support from women and others across the world, with the Biden administration facing growing pressure from Iranian American activists to do more. "Don't worry, we're gonna free Iran," Biden told supporters in an aside during a campaign speech in California late Thursday after audience members appeared to call on him to address the ongoing protests. The president was speaking at a campaign rally for Democratic Rep. Mike Levin at the MiraCosta College near San Diego. “Change in Iran should only come from within Iran.
The U.S. Coast guard rescued three men Thursday after their 23-foot boat capsized off the South Carolina coast, the agency said. A good Samaritan sounded the alarm to Coast Guard Sector Charleston just before 7:30 a.m. that they had spotted three men "clinging to the overturned hull" of a boat around 5 miles east of Charleston Harbor, the Coast Guard said in a news release. Search and rescue teams were dispatched and managed to pull the three men from the water to safety. The men were offered emergency medical care, but the Coast Guard said there were no reported medical concerns. The Coast Guard said the owner of the boat was coordinating with a commercial salvage company to recover the vessel.
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