Texas deputy killed, 2 wounded in shooting outside Houston bar

One constable deputy was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting outside a Houston bar early Saturday morning, police said. Houston Police Executive Assistant Chief James Jones told reporters the deputies were trying to arrest someone when they were shot from behind with a rifle. Authorities were still searching for a man believed to be the shooter. The … Read more

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Pennsylvania man arrested for raping a woman inside a train while other riders ‘just watched’

Pennsylvania man, 35, is arrested after ‘raping’ a woman inside a SEPTA train while other riders ‘just watched and did nothing’ Surveillance cameras caught Fiston Ngoy, 35, sexually assaulting a woman aboard a Pennsylvania train as other riders did nothing to help the victim Police said it was a ultimately a train employee who made the … Read more

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Mixing and Matching Covid Vaccines Is Examined by F.D.A. Panel

Several panelists said on Friday that they felt comfortable with the amount of data the N.I.H. researchers had gathered to recommend F.D.A. authorization for mixing vaccines. Dr. Ofer Levy, director of the Precision Vaccines Program at the Boston Children’s Hospital at Harvard, said that many Americans had already taken the matter into their own hands, … Read more

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Dusty Baker blames Fox for mid-interview home run against Astros

HOUSTON — Dusty Baker lived a modern manager’s nightmare on Friday night: Conducting a live TV interview while the opposition dealt his club a crushing blow. The Houston Astros manager, never a dull conversationalist, was live on Fox when Boston’s Kiké Hernandez crushed a game-tying home run in the top of the third inning. Baker … Read more

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Royal blue! Queen arrives for Champions Day at Ascot

The Queen looked in great spirits in a traditional blue ensemble as she arrived at Ascot racecourse this afternoon to enjoy the QIPCO British Champions Day. Her Majesty’s outing comes after she made a rare public intervention on the climate change crisis on Thursday, saying she is ‘irritated’ by people who ‘talk but don’t do’. She made … Read more

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College football coaches on the hot seat and cost of their buyouts

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many college athletic departments to tighten their budgets last year – but it didn’t stop them from firing football coaches. This year figures to be no different. One of the sport’s elite jobs has already come open, with USC moving to fire Clay Helton last month. Randy Edsall (UConn) and Chad Lunsford (Georgia … Read more

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Houston Shooting Leaves One Deputy Dead, Two Others Injured

One Texas deputy was killed and two others were injured in an early-morning shooting outside a Houston bar, law enforcement officials said at a news conference on Saturday. Just after 2 a.m., three deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office working in a police-related job at the 45 Norte Sports Bar, went outside … Read more

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County tries to force Kobe’s widow into psychiatric exam

The county of Los Angeles is trying to force the widow of Kobe Bryant and other surviving family members of a fatal helicopter crash last year to submit to psychiatric examinations that could help the county prove a critical point in their legal dispute: Did Vanessa Bryant and the others suffer emotional distress because photos of their dead … Read more

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