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Two remain in critical condition after Texas office shooting, man killed identified: Latest

Two remain in critical condition after Texas office shooting, man killed identified: Latest

MicroStockHub/iStock By Emily Shapiro and Mark Osborne, ABC News(BRYAN, Texas) — Two victims remain in critical condition following a Thursday afternoon shooting at a cabinet-making business in Texas, police said Friday.An employee of Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan, just outside of College Station, allegedly opened fire, killing 40-year-old Timothy Smith and injuring four others at…

Capitol riot defendant claims he was attacked by DC jail guards, lawyer says

Capitol riot defendant claims he was attacked by DC jail guards, lawyer says

FILE photo – Dennis Swanson – Studio 101 West Photography/iStockBy Alexander Mallin and Luke Barr, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A Pennsylvania man charged with assaulting officers at the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection says he was brutally beaten by two guards at the D.C. Correctional Treatment Facility late last month, according to his lawyer.Ryan…

Suspect in mass shooting that killed five in South Carolina played in the NFL

Suspect in mass shooting that killed five in South Carolina played in the NFL

carlballou/iStock(ROCK HILL, S.C.) — Five people are dead, including a doctor and two of his grandchildren, following a shooting at a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Wednesday afternoon, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect, 32-year-old Phillip Adams, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at a nearby home,…

Medical witnesses clash with defense over George Floyd’s death

Medical witnesses clash with defense over George Floyd’s death

imaginima/iStockBy Marlene Lenthang, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — Medical personnel from various backgrounds have testified in Derek Chauvin’s trial, often painting a grave picture of George Floyd’s final moments.Paramedics found Floyd had no pulse upon arriving at the scene, and a respiratory expert said even a healthy person would have died under the restraints Chauvin used on…

More than 30 million people on alert for severe weather

More than 30 million people on alert for severe weather

ABC NewsBy Max Golembo, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A new storm will move into the Gulf Coast states Friday with the second-highest alert risk possible for damaging straight-line winds and tornadoes.States that are in the bullseye Friday are Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.More than 30 million people are on alert for severe weather in the next…

Key takeaways in the Derek Chauvin trial, Day 9

Key takeaways in the Derek Chauvin trial, Day 9

kuzma/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — A world-renowned pulmonologist, who authored the bible on treating breathing disorders, testified on Thursday that George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen to his brain resulting from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin jamming his knee into the back of Floyd’s neck as he laid pinned to the…

Couple in their 90s reunited after being separated for a year due to COVID-19

Couple in their 90s reunited after being separated for a year due to COVID-19

Rosemary ByrneBy Haley Yamada and Eric Noll(ST LOUIS, Mo.) — Together again, at last.Virginia, 95, and Jack Byrne, 94, were able to celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary in person after spending more than a year apart.According to their daughter, Rosemary Byrne, since her father lives in a memory care facility and her mother lives on…

White supremacists, extremists may use Chauvin trial to further their agendas: DHS

White supremacists, extremists may use Chauvin trial to further their agendas: DHS

Gwengoat/iStockBy JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As Derek Chauvin’s murder trial continues in Minneapolis, the intelligence branch of the Department of Homeland Security is warning that foreign adversaries and domestic extremists may use the case to further their own agendas.In an intelligence briefing obtained by ABC News, DHS analysts warn that domestic extremists — including…

West anticipating dangerous fire season due to severe drought conditions

West anticipating dangerous fire season due to severe drought conditions

milehightraveler/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(SAN FRANCICSO) — Drought conditions in the West are so severe that officials are worried about the potential of a fire season even more dangerous than the last.In Colorado, higher temperatures and lower precipitation after a winter with less-than-normal snowfall has made the land similar to a tinderbox should a flame…

Suspect in mass shooting that killed 5 in South Carolina played in the NFL

Suspect in mass shooting that killed 5 in South Carolina played in the NFL

carlballou/iStockBy William Mansell and Emily Shapiro, ABC News(ROCK HILL, S.C.) — Five people are dead, including a doctor and two of his grandchildren, following a shooting at a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Wednesday afternoon, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.The suspect, 32-year-old Phillip Adams, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted…

Police negotiators on scene at hotel after reports of a barricaded gunman, gunshots

Police negotiators on scene at hotel after reports of a barricaded gunman, gunshots

kali9/iStock(HONOLULU) — A man who barricaded himself in a Honolulu hotel room after allegedly firing multiple shots has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said. Honolulu Police Department Captain Brian Lynch said that a 911 call came in at approximately 5:40 p.m. Saturday reporting that multiple shots had been fired at the Kahala Hotel…

Man arrested for threatening to stab undercover Asian police officer

Man arrested for threatening to stab undercover Asian police officer

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) — A man was arrested for allegedly threatening to stab an Asian undercover police officer in the face at Penn Station in New York City. On Friday, Juvian Rodriguez, 35, approached a New York Police Department officer who was undercover as they were both on an escalator near 7th Avenue and 32nd Street…

2 deputies injured, suspect dead after shooting outside Utah sheriff’s office

2 deputies injured, suspect dead after shooting outside Utah sheriff’s office

kali9/iStock(SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah) — Two deputies are injured and a suspect is dead following a shooting outside a sheriff’s office in South Salt Lake, Utah, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 10:30 a.m. local time Saturday, on the north side of the property’s parking lot near a bus stop, Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie…