AP journalist punched while walking with police…

An Associated Press photographer on assignment has been attacked by a passerby while the journalist crossed the street with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Jim Kenney

Judge Advances Ahmaud Arbery Murder Cases To Trial

A judge said there was enough evidence against three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery to advance their cases to trial.

Trump Drops Direct Hint on Pardoning Roger Stone

Roger Stone is due to report to begin serving his prison sentence of more than three years on June 30. For most people convicted of crimes, that would be distressing. But President Trump suggested Thursday that his longtime adviser has nothing to worry about, the Washington Post reports. "Roger was...

Beautifying with boxwoods

Boxwoods are a popular item for sculpting a green space. But as AccuWeather's Blake Naftel learned, a blight and temperature swings are putting a crimp in the topiaries.

JC Penney closing 154 stores in first…

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Judge Won't Release Madoff

Saying "many people are still suffering from" the crimes committed by Bernie Madoff, a federal judge refused Thursday to set the convict free. Madoff, 82, is serving a 150-year sentence, but his lawyers said he's dying of kidney disease and asked that he be released now, CNBC reports. Illness doesn't...

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NY police shove man violently as curfew begins

Floyd protesters in Indiana marched by armed…

Protesters in a rural Indiana city who took to the streets to condemn racism and police killings of black people encountered bystanders who were holding rifles during the demonstration

Spotty Data Stands In The Way Of National Police…

Proposals for police reform want national standards on use of force and a database to track officer discipline. But those are hard to do without data.

Kanye West Will Cover College for Floyd's Daughter

Kanye West is reaching for his wallet in the aftermath of the George Floyd death. A rep said Thursday that he has started a 529 college savings fund to cover the future tuition of Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, reports TMZ . West also has donated $2 million to charities associated with...

Cristobal weakens, still a threat to the US

Cristobal has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but Accuweather hurricane experts believe it could also restrengthen before making landfall along the Gulf Coast.

Kentucky governor: Jefferson Davis statue should…

Statues of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln tower over visitors to Kentucky’s Capitol, but the state’s governor doesn’t think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery

Researchers Retract Study Warning About…

The authors of a well-publicized study that indicated taking chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatments could be unsafe no longer stand behind their work. The medical journal the Lancet said the authors asked that their paper be retracted, Stat News reports. "We can no longer vouch for the veracity of...

Today in History for June 5th

Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)

Google: State-backed hackers targeted Trump…

Google said state-backed hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although its saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful

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Politicians, Activists And Celebrities Gather To…

This was the first of three different memorials to honor George Floyd. He'll also have a memorial service in North Carolina and Texas.

Suspect Used Racial Slur as Arbery Lay Dying…

A Georgia court heard Thursday that Travis McMichael used a racial epithet as he stood over a dying Ahmaud Arbery. The lead investigator in the case said William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., who videotaped the killing, described the scene to him, USA Today reports. McMichael and his father, Gregory, were arrested...

How you should prepare for Cristobal

AccuWeather's Bernie Rayno spoke with American Red Cross Spokesperson Holly Baker about how to prepare for Cristobal and why it's important.

Lawsuit aims to hold nebulous 'antifa' to blame…

A conservative writer from Portland, Oregon, is suing purported elements of the nebulous far-left militant groups collectively known as antifa

Was That Tear Gas in DC?

Before President Trump walked from the White House to nearby St. John's Church on Monday, authorities cleared protesters from his path. Now a debate is simmering over a simple question: Did they fire tear gas? President Trump and his press secretary insist the answer is no. "They didn’t use tear...

Relatives, civil rights leaders remember Floyd

Celebrities, musicians, political leaders and family members gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd at a fiery memorial Thursday for the man whose death at the hands of police sparked global protests. (June 4)

Dallas officials remove Texas Ranger statue from…

A published account of brutal and racist chapters in the history of an elite Texas investigative agency has prompted Dallas officials to remove a statue from Love Field's passenger terminal that honored the agency

Dreasjon Reed's Family Calls For Probe Into…

The 21-year-old black man was shot and killed during a police pursuit on May 6, which he was recording on Facebook Live.

Meghan Markle Recalls Rodney King Riots in Address

She may be the Duchess of Sussex, but Meghan Markle grew up in Los Angeles, and she remembers being a kid during the Rodney King riots. She spoke about that in an emotional commencement address via video to graduates of her old high school in L.A., reports People . The...

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Weather balloons released to help track Cristobal

The National Weather Service in Key West, Florida, will be launching balloons every six hours as of June 4 to help better forecast Cristobal.

PG&E critics urge judge to reject utility's…

Pacific Gas & Electric’s proposal to pay $25.5 billion for a series of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited by its equipment is facing a final barrage of resistance from critics

GOP's Murkowski: This Criticism of Trump Is…

President Trump now has a critic among Republican senators whose name isn't Romney . Alaska's Lisa Murkowski on Thursday praised former defense chief Jim Mattis' strong condemnation of Trump's actions in response to the George Floyd protests, reports the Hill . “I thought General Mattis’ words were true and honest and necessary...