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Husband of bride killed in alleged DUI crash on wedding night to receive nearly $1M in settlement
Husband of bride killed in alleged DUI crash on wedding night to receive nearly $1M in settlement

Jamie Lee Komoroski crashed a rented vehicle into a golf cart carrying Aric Hutchinson and his new bride, 34-year-old Samantha Miller, away from their wedding reception on April 28, 2023.

Rare 'Teen Rex' fossil unveiled at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Rare 'Teen Rex' fossil unveiled at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

It's not your typical T. rex fossil, affectionately known as "Teen Rex" because of its unique origin story.

Helicopters scramble to rescue people in flooded Iowa town while much of US toils again in heat

Helicopters scramble to rescue people in flooded Iowa town while much of US toils again in heat

Sirens blared at 2 a.m. in Rock Valley, Iowa, population 4,200, where people in hundreds of homes were told to get out as the Rock River could no longer take rain that has slammed the region.

UPS promised new delivery vans with AC. It hasn’t bought any

UPS promised new delivery vans with AC. It hasn’t bought any

Temperatures inside the current UPS delivery trucks can regularly get well over 120 degrees, according to the Teamsters union, which represents more than 300,000 UPS employees.

Panicked Arkansas grocery store shoppers hid in freezer and ran for cover amid shooting that killed 3 and wounded 10

Panicked Arkansas grocery store shoppers hid in freezer and ran for cover amid shooting that killed 3 and wounded 10

Katrina Doherty – who had been shopping for dinner with her two kids – said she first thought she heard the sound of something falling but then saw glass shatter and someone drop to the ground.

When Massachusetts’ 911 system went down, these telegraph alarm boxes became vital again

When Massachusetts’ 911 system went down, these telegraph alarm boxes became vital again

Attached to street poles and on the sides of buildings, fire alarm boxes – often in faded red paint – use electronic telegraph technology to relay an emergency alert to Fire Department headquarters.

Shipping containers repurposed as cooling stations by Tucson housing assistance group

Shipping containers repurposed as cooling stations by Tucson housing assistance group

Dubbed 'COOLtainers', the air-conditioned stations are solar-powered. One is equipped with cots for napping, while the other has tables and chairs, and also offers snacks and hygiene items.

Escape from killer New Mexico wildfire was ‘absolute sheer terror,’ says woman who fled the flames

Escape from killer New Mexico wildfire was ‘absolute sheer terror,’ says woman who fled the flames

The South Fork and Salt fires that raged in south-central New Mexico this week prompted thousands of people to flee for their lives and destroyed or damaged an estimated 1,400 structures — about half of them homes.

Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

A strange monolith found jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas has been taken down by authorities.

Louisiana becomes first state to allow surgical castration as punishment for child molesters

Louisiana becomes first state to allow surgical castration as punishment for child molesters

Louisiana has 2,224 people in prison for such crimes.

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit after husband was electrocuted in hot tub

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit after husband was electrocuted in hot tub

Guillen was shocked and drowned underwater for 10 minutes, the suit says.

Kevin Costner confirms he won’t return to ‘Yellowstone’

Kevin Costner confirms he won’t return to ‘Yellowstone’

The actor made the announcement in a video he shared on Instagram.

Shooting at grocery store in south Arkansas kills 3 and wounds 10 others, police say

Shooting at grocery store in south Arkansas kills 3 and wounds 10 others, police say

Arkansas State Police said the shooting occurred at the Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce and that the suspected shooter was critically injured after being shot by police.

Texas family of taekwondo black belts save woman from being assaulted

Texas family of taekwondo black belts save woman from being assaulted

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to the Yong-In Taekwondo Academy in Katy, Texas on Monday for a report of a disturbance. 

Parents drown in rip current while on vacation with their 6 kids in Florida

Parents drown in rip current while on vacation with their 6 kids in Florida

The parents, 51-year-old Brian Warter and 48-year-old Erica Wishard, were swimming on Hutchinson Island Thursday afternoon.

Tree destroys cabin at Michigan camp, trapping counselor in bed for 90 minutes

Tree destroys cabin at Michigan camp, trapping counselor in bed for 90 minutes

Police said part of the tree had fallen onto a cabin with 12 girls and two adults sleeping inside.

FAA investigating Southwest flight that flew just 525 feet above Oklahoma town, triggering altitude warning

FAA investigating Southwest flight that flew just 525 feet above Oklahoma town, triggering altitude warning

Southwest flight 4069 was about 9 miles from the airport, over Yukon, Oklahoma, when it descended to the low altitude just after midnight on Wednesday, flight tracking information from FlightRadar24 shows.

The Supreme Court upholds the conviction of woman who challenged expert testimony in a drug case

The Supreme Court upholds the conviction of woman who challenged expert testimony in a drug case

The 6-3 majority opinion dismissed arguments that an expert witness for the prosecution had gone too far in describing the woman’s mindset when he said that most larger scale drug couriers are aware of what they are transporting.

A US veteran died at a nursing home, abandoned. Hundreds of strangers came to say goodbye

A US veteran died at a nursing home, abandoned. Hundreds of strangers came to say goodbye

Hundreds of people who knew nothing about the 86-year-old beyond his name showed up on a sweltering afternoon and gave Brooks a final salute with full military honors.

As millions sweat out the heat wave, blocks of lake ice keep these campers cool

As millions sweat out the heat wave, blocks of lake ice keep these campers cool

On Squam Lake in central New Hampshire, ice blocks about the size of microwaves that had been packed in sawdust since winter were lifted from an insulated storage hut.

Border Patrol reports arrests are down 25% since Biden announced new asylum restrictions

Border Patrol reports arrests are down 25% since Biden announced new asylum restrictions

Preliminary federal government figures show the number of people arrested by Border Patrol agents fell by 25% since President Joe Biden announced new rules restricting asylum access two weeks ago.

Woman calls 911 on herself so she can steal car 'legally'

Woman calls 911 on herself so she can steal car 'legally'

Turman was reportedly arrested and is facing trespassing charges.

Stonehenge not visibly damaged by protest paint. It’s clean and ready to rock the solstice.

Stonehenge not visibly damaged by protest paint. It’s clean and ready to rock the solstice.

Stonehenge was built on a windswept plain in southern England in stages starting 5,000 years ago. Its origin and purpose remain somewhat of a mystery though the stone circle aligns with the summer solstice sunrise and winter solstice sunset.

Average long-term US mortgage rate falls again; at lowest level since early April

Average long-term US mortgage rate falls again; at lowest level since early April

This is the third straight weekly decline in the average rate, which has mostly hovered around 7% since April.

Astronomers witness supermassive black hole awaken

Astronomers witness supermassive black hole awaken

It even started to emit X-rays beginning in February.

South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact

South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact

The comments from a senior presidential official came hours after North Korea’s state media released the details of the agreement, which observers said could mark the strongest connection between Moscow and Pyongyang since the end of the Cold War.

Spirit Aerosystems worker reacts to layoff news

Spirit Aerosystems worker reacts to layoff news

Woman killed in crash on I-135 south of Newton

Woman killed in crash on I-135 south of Newton

One dead in Friday evening crash in Seward County

One dead in Friday evening crash in Seward County

Downtown Wichita's 'Elsewhere Fest' draws hundreds amid pro-Palestine protests

Downtown Wichita's 'Elsewhere Fest' draws hundreds amid pro-Palestine protests

Murder suspect in north Wichita shooting wanted by police after bond release

Murder suspect in north Wichita shooting wanted by police after bond release

Panicked Arkansas grocery store shoppers hid in freezer and ran for cover amid shooting that killed 3 and wounded 10

Panicked Arkansas grocery store shoppers hid in freezer and ran for cover amid shooting that killed 3 and wounded 10

Antes y después de Messi: el golpe de efecto definitivo para el fútbol en Estados Unidos

Netanyahu defiende la decisión de hacer pública su queja sobre el suministro de armas por parte de Estados Unidos

Why Mount Rainier is the US volcano keeping scientists up at night

'They saved their whole lives for this': American woman's heartbreak as parents die on Hajj

Bizarre own goal helps Portugal qualify for Euro 2024 knockouts after victory against Turkey

David DePape found guilty of five state charges in Paul Pelosi attack

Renters are struggling more than homeowners in America's tough housing market, report says

'Significant number of flights' at Manchester Airport disrupted due to power cut

Netanyahu defends decision to go public with complaint about US weapons supplies

Portugal manager expresses 'concern' after several fans invade pitch at Euro 2024 to take a selfie with Cristiano Ronaldo