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Stamford, CT, United States

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Past articles by Nelson:

Film crew member handed Alec Baldwin loaded gun, told him it was safe, New Mexico investigators say in search warrant request

Actor Alec Baldwin publicly addressed the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins for the first time Friday, calling it a “tragedy” and saying he is cooperating with the investigation. → Read More

Florida man accused of killing neighbor in fight over cat

A Central Florida man was so angry that a cat went into his home that he grabbed a gun and fatally shot his neighbor, authorities said Thursday. → Read More

Ex-surgeon confesses to killing wife, throwing her body out of plane: report

Robert Bierenbaum, who is serving a sentence of 20 years to life in prison, revealed the details of the 1985 murder during a December 2020 parole hearing whose transcript was recently obtained by ABC News. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II ‘reluctantly’ cancels trip on medical advice

Queen Elizabeth II has “reluctantly” accepted medical advice to cancel a trip to Northern Ireland and rest for a few days, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. → Read More

Texas boy, 3, finds loaded gun at home, fatally shoots himself: cops

A 3-year-old boy was killed in Texas from what police believe was an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound after the child found an unsecured and loaded gun at home, authorities said Tuesday. → Read More

11-year-old driver, teen passengers caught with stolen guns after 110-mph chase: cops

An 11-year-old driver and his two teen passengers face weapon charges following a high-speed police chase in Nebraska over the weekend. → Read More

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker get engaged

Kourtney Kardashian will soon be walking down the aisle for the first time after boyfriend Travis Barker popped the question in a romantic beachside proposal Sunday evening. → Read More

Teen kills parents with knife, axe to ‘take charge of his life,’ police say

An Iowa teen armed himself with a knife and an axe and brutally murdered both of his parents Thursday so he could “take charge of his life,” authorities said. → Read More

Gabby Petito died from strangulation, Wyoming coroner says

Gabby Petito, the Long Island woman whose mysterious death has sparked a manhunt for her fiancé, died from strangulation, the Wyoming coroner who performed her autopsy said Tuesday. → Read More

Train hits, kills 3 migrants who were ‘sleeping or lying’ on railroad tracks, French officials say

A train struck and killed three people believed to be migrants lying on the railroad tracks in southwestern France early Tuesday morning, authorities said. → Read More

Merck asks FDA to authorize COVID pill for emergency use

Drugmaker Merck asked the federal government Monday to approve what would be the first COVID-19 antiviral pill, a potentially groundbreaking treatment that could ease the burden on overwhelmed hospitals across the country and the world. → Read More

VA hospital nurse stole COVID vaccine cards, sold them on Facebook for as little as $150: feds

A Michigan nurse is accused of stealing authentic COVID-19 vaccination cards from a Veteran’s Administration hospital and selling them online for as little as $150, according to the Justice Department. → Read More

Pharmacy owner gave COVID vaccine to kids as young as 7 in Puerto Rico: feds

The owner of a Puerto Rico pharmacy illegally administered COVID-19 vaccines to more than 20 kids under 12 years old, an age group that is not yet authorized to receive the shots, authorities said Monday. → Read More

Florida woman accused of tossing firebombs at Buddhist temple

A Florida woman was caught on video tossing multiple firebombs at a Buddhist temple Sunday, authorities said. → Read More

33 men accused of gang-raping teen girl over eight months in India

Police in India have arrested more than two dozen men accused of gang-raping a 15-year-old girl multiple times over a period of nearly eight months — a horrific ordeal that ended when the victim finally came forward this week. → Read More

Trump loses more than 200 votes in GOP-led recount in Arizona’s Maricopa County, draft report shows

The Republican Party’s latest effort to uncover fraud in the 2020 presidential election ended in another embarrassment, with a months-long controversial recount in Arizona’s largest county showing a net gain of 360 votes for President Biden, according to a draft report scheduled to be released Friday. → Read More

Lava stream from Canary Islands volcano slows down, thickens as residents fear more destruction

The giant river of lava moving through one of Spain’s Canary Islands following a massive volcanic eruption on Sunday has thickened and slowed significantly, raising fears that it might cause further destruction for days to come. → Read More

At least 13 people shot, 1 dead at Kroger in Tennessee, suspected shooter dead by suicide

The wounded suffered "very serious injures," according to the local police chief. → Read More

Millions of Boppy newborn loungers recalled after 8 infant deaths

A popular baby lounger sold by The Boppy Company is being recalled after reports of eight infant deaths associated with the product in recent years, federal regulators announced Thursday. → Read More

Angry customer pulls gun on Chipotle staff: ‘Somebody better give me my food’

Philadelphia police are searching for a woman who pulled a gun on a Chipotle worker after being told to order online because the restaurant was short-staffed, authorities said. → Read More