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Police officer among six dead after Jersey City standoff, officials say

Police officer among six dead after Jersey City standoff, officials say

Four people, including a police officer and three people believed to be civilians, were killed during an hours-long standoff and firefight Tuesday between two suspects and law enforcement in Jersey City, New Jersey, authorities said. Two suspects were also killed, Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly told reporters. The fallen officer was identified as Det.…MORE

Bill Cosby’s appeal of his sexual assault conviction is denied

Bill Cosby’s appeal of his sexual assault conviction is denied

A Pennsylvania appeals court upheld Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and rejected his argument that the case was wrongly decided against him. The comedian’s legal team filed an extensive appeal of Cosby’s conviction in June. The appeal argued the trial court ruled incorrectly in eight decisions, including by allowing five “prior bad acts” witnesses to…MORE

Suspect in Boston double murder trial dragged out of court after threatening prosecutor

Suspect in Boston double murder trial dragged out of court after threatening prosecutor

The man accused of brutally killing two Boston doctors in their penthouse apartment in 2017 was dragged out of court on Tuesday morning after he threatened the prosecutor. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, entered the courtroom and began yelling at Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney John Pappas, who has led the prosecution’s double murder case against Teixeira.…MORE

Nearly 65% of the US will feel below-freezing temperatures this week

Nearly 65% of the US will feel below-freezing temperatures this week

It’s going to feel more like mid-January than early December this week as extreme cold temps move across the United States. About 65% of the country will experience below-freezing temperatures, according to CNN meteorologists Taylor Ward and Dave Hennen. The system moving eastward has already hit parts of the Midwest, which saw heavy snow and…MORE

New York has agreed to temporarily pause moving homeless residents to Newark

New York has agreed to temporarily pause moving homeless residents to Newark

New York City has agreed to temporarily pause relocating homeless residents to Newark, New Jersey, following a lawsuit and claims that the city did not check on the conditions after residents were placed. Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced the agreement in a news release Monday, saying that the two cities will work together to…MORE