California church shooter was ‘lying in wait’ before attack, investigators say – New York Daily News

The man accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring five others at a Taiwanese church in southern California on Sunday was “waiting” before the horrific attack, prosecutors said Tuesday. David Chou, a 68-year-old US citizen who grew up in Taiwan, has been charged with one count of murder, five counts of attempted murder and … Read more

Century 21 department store to reopen in lower Manhattan after COVID closures, bankruptcy – New York Daily News

Big Apple bargain shoppers, rejoice. Century 21, the discount department store chain in financial ruin after COVID-19 shutdowns, will return to the city next spring, the company announced Tuesday. A store is set to launch in the edgy chain’s former flagship location across from the World Trade Center in midtown Manhattan in what should be … Read more

Suspect accused of fatally shooting volunteer firefighter thought he was a werewolf being chased by vampires, says mom – New York Daily News

A Kentucky man who shot people who pulled over to help him after he ran out of gas in Indiana, killing a Good Samaritan, had supernatural delusions, his mother says. Justin Moore, 31, ran out of gas near a Palmyra elementary school around 9:30 p.m. Monday, Indiana State Police said in a statement. As he … Read more

NBC News’ Pete Williams to retire in July – New York Daily News

NBC News correspondent Pete Williams will retire after a broadcasting career that spanned nearly 30 years. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim called the 70-year-old journalist, who has covered the Supreme Court and Justice Department, “simply one of the most respected, trusted and unwavering names in the news”. NBC reporter Pete Williams speaks about ‘Meet the … Read more

Water tower with Johnny Cash silhouette springs leak in ‘sensitive area’ – New York Daily News

Someone crossed the line. A water tower with the silhouette of Johnny Cash has leaked, making it look like the iconic ‘Man in Black’ is urinating. Cash’s birthplace, Kingsland, Ark., graced him with the silhouette last year. The misplaced hole gives the impression that the famous austere artist didn’t care much for honor. Local officials … Read more

Three dead in Florida murder-suicide after killer told 911 he couldn’t care for terminally ill wife, stepdaughter anymore – New York Daily News

A 64-year-old Tampa man said he was in an “impossible situation with no way out” before he killed his terminally ill wife and daughter-in-law and then himself on Wednesday, police say. Thomas Schultz called 911 early Wednesday morning and told the operator he planned to kill himself, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. When … Read more

California Tesla crash that left three dead being probed by federal agency – New York Daily News

A federal investigation has been launched into a fatal car crash in California involving a Tesla vehicle, which was allegedly running on a partially automated driving system at the time. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Wednesday that it had dispatched a special accident investigation team to investigate the incident, which left three … Read more

Virginia couple charged with murder after 7-year-old granddaughter mauled to death by dog – New York Daily News

The grandparents of a 7-year-old Virginia girl mauled to death by their Rottweiler have been charged with her murder. Stephen Christopher Kachmar, 60, and Penny Lee Bashlor, 64, have been charged in the January 29 death of their granddaughter, Olivia Floyd, who was attacked at their home in Waynesboro and later died at the hospital, … Read more

‘Shark Tank’ star Daymond John offers financial support to family of security guard killed in Buffalo shooting – New York Daily News

‘Shark Tank’ star Daymond John has pledged to support the family of the supermarket security guard killed in Saturday’s racially charged shooting in Buffalo, including offering to help with funeral costs, according to a new report. Aaron Salter Jr.’s son got a call from John after learning his dad was a “Shark Tank” fan, TMZ … Read more