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Fayette County man dies following fall from ladder

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas – A 51-year-old man died after following from a ladder. Fayette County authorities said Mark Gerik, 51, of Fayetteville was doing some wiring in his home when he fell to the concrete floor. It happened Sept. 15, 2021 around 5:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of Hwy...
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Trial set for Texas officer who shot Black woman in her home

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A date has been set for the trial of a former Fort Worth police officer who was charged with murder after shooting a Black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door in 2019. Aaron...
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Court asked to suspend law licenses of gun-waving couple

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri official is asking the state Supreme Court to suspend the law licenses of a St. Louis couple who gained national attention last year when they waved guns at racial injustice protesters outside their home. Missouri Chief Disciplinary Counsel Alan Pratzel, in a court filing...
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Update: Officers search Florida home of Gabby Petito’s boyfriend

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday swarmed the home of a young man wanted for questioning in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, whose body was apparently discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park. The FBI’s Tampa office said in a tweet that...

84 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Monday

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 84 new cases of COVID-19 Monday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. 84 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. 437 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. 274 total deaths. 12,708 total confirmed cases of COVID-19...

Victoria Police Department to host National Night Out kick-off party

VICTORIA, Texas — The Victoria Police Department is hosting an opener to the annual event, National Night Out. National Night Out is set for October 5. The Victoria Police Department invites the public to a National Night Out Kick-Off Party at DeLeon Plaza, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m Saturday, Sept. 25.

Dame Joan Collins gets COVID-19 booster shot

Dame Joan Collins has become one of the first people to receive her COVID- 19 booster vaccine. The 88-year-old ‘Dynasty’ star got a flu vaccination as well as a coronavirus booster jab and shared the news with her 255,000 Instagram followers. Before she also encouraged others to “turn up when...

Billy Porter changed Emmy Award wings

Billy Porter’s “wings” were clipped before the Emmy Awards on Sunday (19.09.21). The ‘Pose’ actor – who lost out to ‘The Crown’s Josh O’Connor for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series prize – walked the red carpet at LA Live in an all-black outfit featuring long sleeves, gloves, trousers and dramatic ruffled wings on his arms, but admitted he’d originally planned for the outfit to look very different.

Steve Harvey has no problem with his daughter dating actor Michael B.Jordan

Michael B.Jordan’s relationship has the seal of approval from his girlfriend’s dad. The ‘Black Panther’ star confirmed he was dating Lori Harvey on Instagram in January and now her father, comedian Steve Harvey has heaped praise on the actor, saying it’s the first time she’s been happy in a relationship.

Actor-comedian Anthony ‘AJ’ Johnson dies at 55

Anthony “AJ” Johnson, an actor and comedian best known for his performance as Ezal in “Friday,” has died, his representative LyNea Bell told CNN Monday. He was 55. “The world of Comedy has truly been shaken, again. Our BH Talent family is heartbroken about the loss of the iconic legend of stage and screen Mr. Anthony “AJ” Johnson,” Bell said in a statement. “He has left with us amazing memories of his laughter, dynamic acting skills, but most of all his enormous personality and heart of gold.”

Japanese sisters certified as world’s oldest twins at 107

TOKYO (AP) — Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the world’s oldest living identical twins at 107, in an announcement Monday coinciding with Respect for the Aged Day, a national holiday in Japan. Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama were born the third and fourth of 11 siblings...

Cleveland mayor’s grandson slain in shooting; suspect sought

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities were seeking a suspect in a shooting that claimed the life of the grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, police said. Police found the body of Frank Q. Jackson, 24, near a public housing project in the city on Sunday night. According to news reports, the mayor visited the shooting scene before leaving.

Jake Gyllenhaal clarifies ‘sarcastic’ shower comment

Jake Gyllenhaal has insisted he does shower every day after getting caught up in the ongoing debate around bathing. Several celebrities have been opening up on how often they take showers and baths lately, and the 40-year-old actor has clarified his recent “sarcastic” comments about bathing not being “necessary”. Speaking...

Molly Ringwald ‘doesn’t regret’ swapping Hollywood for Paris

Molly Ringwald doesn’t regret ditching Hollywood for Paris. The 53-year-old actress decided to relocate to the French capital in the 90s, despite enjoying success in Hollywood, where she starred in movies such as ‘The Breakfast Club’ and ‘Office Killer. She said: “I don’t regret going to France for a second....

NHTSA opens new investigation into Takata airbags

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety regulator has opened an investigation into a potential problem that surfaced last year with 56 million Takata airbags but that the agency eventually deemed safe based on industry research. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not posted an official...

Catherine Zeta-Jones can’t wait to start filming Wednesday

Catherine Zeta-Jones is “really looking forward” to the “great camaraderie” on the set of ‘Wednesday’. The 51-year-old actress is set to star as Morticia Addams in the upcoming Netflix series helmed by Tim Burton, and the Welsh-born star can’t wait to start filming in Romania shortly. Speaking to ‘Entertainment Tonight’...

Princess Beatrice gives birth to a baby girl

Princess Beatrice has given birth to a baby girl. The 33-year-old royal and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi welcomed their daughter into the world on Saturday (18.09.21) at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. A statement from the royal family read: “Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo...

Ben Affleck lavishes Jennifer Lopez with praise

Ben Affleck has praised girlfriend Jennifer Lopez for her “effect on the world”. The 48-year-old actor says he’s in “awe” of his partner who he “can only stand by and admire with respect”. Speaking to AdWeek, he gushed: “All I can tell you is that I have seen first hand...