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UConn murder suspect arrested in Maryland after four-state manhunt

Pennsylvania State PoliceBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — The University of Connecticut student who’s alleged to have killed two people and injured a third was taken into custody in Maryland Wednesday night, police said.Connecticut State Police said Peter Manfredonia, 23, was taken into custody in Hagerstown, Maryland, and there were no injuries to law…read more »

Coronavirus updates: US reaches 100,000 deaths

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 352,000 people worldwide.Over 5.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and…read more »

US reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 355,000 people worldwide and at least 100,411 people in the United States.Over 5.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus,…read more »

UConn murder suspect spotted at Pennsylvania gas station: Police

Pennsylvania State PoliceBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — Police say the University of Connecticut student who’s on the lam may have crossed over into a fourth state as investigators continue their hunt for the murder suspect.Pennsylvania state police said they received a tip from an eyewitness who said that Peter Manfredonia, 23, was spotted…read more »

Minneapolis mayor calls for charges against white officer in death of African American man George Floyd

Evghen_Prozhyrko/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) — The mayor of Minneapolis called on prosecutors Wednesday to file criminal charges against a white police officer seen in a viral video pressing his knee into the neck of an African American man who is repeatedly heard in the footage saying “I can’t breathe” before he died.Mayor Jacob…read more »

Live Updates: NASA and SpaceX to launch astronauts to the ISS

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(MERRITT ISLAND, Fla.) — History was set to be made today as NASA and SpaceX geared up to launch Americans into space from American soil and on American equipment for the first time in nearly a decade.The launch has been called off for the day, less than 20 minutes…read more »

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