Officer who shot Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot breaks silence: ‘I saved countless lives’

Officer who shot Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot breaks silence: 'I saved countless lives'

[ad_1] In the chaotic minutes before he shot and killed Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Lt. Michael Byrd focused his attention on the glass doors leading into the lobby of the House of Representatives chamber. About 60 to 80 House members and staffers were holed up inside, and it was Byrd’s … Read more

Poll shows half of U.S. workers favor employee shot mandate

Poll shows half of U.S. workers favor employee shot mandate

[ad_1] Half of American workers are in favor of vaccine requirements at their workplaces, according to a new poll, at a time when such mandates gain traction following the federal government’s full approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that about 59 percent of remote … Read more

Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides ‘rapid and robust’ Covid antibody increase

Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides 'rapid and robust' Covid antibody increase

[ad_1] Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday that studies show a booster shot of its vaccine provides a “rapid and robust increase” in Covid-19 antibodies when used on people who have already received its first dose. The interim data showed people who already had been given the J&J vaccine experienced a nine-fold increase in spike-binding … Read more

2 newlywed women found shot to death at their Utah campsite

2 newlywed women found shot to death at their Utah campsite

[ad_1] Two newlywed women were found fatally shot at their southeastern Utah campsite, officials said, days after telling friends they were worried about a “creepy guy” who had been lurking nearby. The bodies of Crystal Michelle Turner, 38, and wife Kylen Carrol Schulte, 24, were discovered Wednesday off La Sal Loop Road in Moab, Utah, … Read more

Off-duty New Orleans police officer fatally shot at Houston restaurant

10 dead, dozens missing in Tennessee flooding

[ad_1] Authorities in New Orleans identified an off-duty police officer Sunday who was fatally shot over the weekend while eating dinner at a Houston restaurant. The officer, Detective Everett Briscoe, was a 13-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department, New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said in a news conference. Ferguson described Briscoe as … Read more

Brothers, 8 and 6, steer car safely off road after father shot and killed while driving

Brothers, 8 and 6, steer car safely off road after father shot and killed while driving

[ad_1] Two young boys steered a car into safety in Houston on Friday night after their father was shot and killed while driving. The two brothers, eight years-old and six, told Houston police that their father was driving when they heard a loud noise and thought a rock hit the car at around 11 p.m., … Read more

Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe

Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe

[ad_1] The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt outside a door of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has been formally exonerated after an internal investigation, according to a department memo obtained by NBC News. The officer, whose name has not been released, opened fire on Babbitt as she and a … Read more