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A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s case

A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s case

Local and federal authorities are looking for 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who was reported missing by her family over the weekend after she had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie. Laundrie returned to the pair’s North Port, Florida, home earlier this month without Petito and is now refusing to talk to authorities, police say. Petito’s…MORE

Colorado governor weds longtime partner in first same-sex marriage for a sitting governor
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Colorado governor weds longtime partner in first same-sex marriage for a sitting governor

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner of 18 years, Marlon Reis, were married on Wednesday, according to a statement from the governor’s office. Polis is the first out LGBTQ governor in the United States to get married while in the governor’s office, according to the LGBTQ Victory Fund, which tracks LGBTQ political candidates and…MORE

Mass shootings in the US increased during the coronavirus pandemic, study finds
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Mass shootings in the US increased during the coronavirus pandemic, study finds

Mass shootings in the United States increased during the coronavirus pandemic, and even doubled in July 2020 compared to a year earlier, according to research published in the journal JAMA Open Network Thursday. Researchers focused on data between April 2020 and July 2021 from the Gun Violence Archive on mass shootings, in which four or…MORE

Gabby Petito’s family makes plea for information about missing daughter

Gabby Petito’s family makes plea for information about missing daughter

The father of Gabby Petito, who was reported missing over the weekend, made a public plea Thursday for information on the disappearance of the Florida woman. Petito, 22, was reported missing by her family on Saturday, after they had not heard from her since late August, according to police in North Port, Florida. “Finding this…MORE

South Carolina law enforcement opens criminal investigation into 2018 death of Murdaugh family’s housekeeper
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South Carolina law enforcement opens criminal investigation into 2018 death of Murdaugh family’s housekeeper

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division on Wednesday announced it was opening a criminal investigation into the February 2018 death of Gloria Satterfield, a housekeeper for the Murdaugh family, and the handling of her estate. Satterfield died in 2018 in what was described as a “trip and fall accident” at the Murdaugh home, according to…MORE

Former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to federal charges
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Former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to federal charges

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in April on state murder charges for killing George Floyd, pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a federal case related to the use of unreasonable force on a 14-year-old in September 2017. Chauvin was arraigned via video conference before US District Magistrate Judge Hildy Bowbeer on…MORE

A Florida chiropractor signed hundreds of mask exemption forms for students. Now, the district has tightened its mask policy

A Florida chiropractor signed hundreds of mask exemption forms for students. Now, the district has tightened its mask policy

A school district in Sarasota County, Florida, has tightened its mask policy after a chiropractor signed hundreds of medical exemption forms that allowed students to opt out of wearing masks in schools, officials said. The Sarasota County School Board had voted in August to implement a 90-day mandatory mask policy for students, employees, visitors and…MORE

A cave full of ancient Indigenous paintings sold for more than $2 million. The Osage Nation says it belongs to them
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A cave full of ancient Indigenous paintings sold for more than $2 million. The Osage Nation says it belongs to them

More than 1,000 years ago, Indigenous people journeyed into a dark cave on the land now called Missouri and painted nearly 300 detailed images on its walls. The cave was a sacred space, where tribes performed ceremonies, made sense of the universe and buried their dead. A millennium later, the paintings contained within it continue…MORE

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