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A 63-year-old woman has died more than a week after suffering a deadly beating at a bus stop in Virginia, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The incident occurred shortly after midnight on the morning of June 17 when police officers from the Fairfax County Police Department responded to a report from a passerby who discovered a 63-year-old woman in Alexandria, Virginia, suffering from trauma to her upper body at a bus stop on the 7800 block of Richmond Highway, approximately 10 miles south of Washington, D.C. The victim, Michelle Huntley, was immediately taken to a nearby hospital and treated for life-threatening injuries that detectives from the homicide squad of the Mount Vernon Police District believe were sustained from blunt force trauma.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate of Jeffrey Epstein who lured underage girls into the disgraced financier's lurid world, could spend much of the rest of her life in prison after she is sentenced Tuesday in New York City following her December conviction on five criminal counts, including sex trafficking. Maxwell, 60, and Epstein, who died by suicide in jail, "were partners in crime who sexually exploited young girls together," federal prosecutors said as they asked the judge for a sentence of at least 30 years in prison. Prosecutors said Maxwell and Epstein selected their victims carefully and asserted that it was no accident the four accusers who testified -- "Jane," "Kate," Carolyn and Annie -- came from single-mother households.
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol will convene Tuesday afternoon for a surprise public hearing, signaling apparent urgency among members to reveal further findings from their year-long inquiry. Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a top adviser to Donald Trump's last chief of staff, Mark Meadows, is expected to testify, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. It's anticipated that through her testimony, Hutchinson will put a voice to many of the internal White House interactions involving the events of Jan. 6 that have been reported publicly and offer significant insight into Meadows' actions and interactions with then-President Trump on Jan. 6 and in the days before and after, sources said.
Primaries in several states, including Colorado, Illinois and New York, will also be held against the backdrop of the latest -- surprise -- Jan. 6 hearing in the House. Republican candidates remain divided on Donald Trump's evidence-free election denialism across Colorado's congressional and statewide GOP nominating contests, which are further complicated by Democratic efforts to boost the seemingly more right-wing candidates -- assuming those choices would then backfire in the general election. Two GOP politicians are on the ballot in the Republican Senate primary hoping to unseat Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet.
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, women in states that now outlaw abortion have scrambled to cobble together piecemeal solutions, including traveling across state lines, an expert told ABC News. "If you have a job where you're being paid hourly and being paid minimum wage, how easy would it be for you to be able to leave your job or existing kids to leave to drive somewhere, to be driven somewhere ... to have an abortion and then come back?" Haywood told ABC News. Forty-nine percent of abortion patients have an income below the poverty line, according to the Guttmacher Institute.
Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a top adviser to former President Donald Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows, is expected to testify Tuesday before the Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol attack, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. The committee announced on Monday that a newly scheduled hearing on Tuesday would "present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony" -- but the committee did not say who that witness would be. Through her scheduled testimony, Hutchinson is expected to put a voice to many of the internal White House interactions involving the events of Jan. 6 that have been reported publicly, and offer significant insight into Meadows' actions and interactions with Trump on Jan. 6 and in the days before and after, sources said.
At least 46 people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio in a suspected case of human smuggling, officials said Monday. An additional 16 people -- 12 adults and four children -- were transported to area hospitals after what officials called a "mass casualty event." San Antonio Police Chief Bill McManus said a worker nearby heard a cry for help at about 5:50 p.m. local time and found the trailer with the doors partially opened and a number of deceased people inside.
Three people are dead and dozens are injured after an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck that was in an uncontrolled public crossing in Mendon, Missouri, according to Amtrak and officials. Eight passenger cars and two locomotives, which is where the engines are, derailed at about 12:42 p.m. local time, Amtrak said. Justin Dunn said two of the train passengers were killed, along with someone who was in the dump truck.
It's been one month since the massacre at Robb Elementary School that killed 19 children and two teachers, and forever changed the lives of dozens of families who are now coping to make sense of their new reality. One of those families is that of 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza.
Authorities on Wednesday seized the cell phone of John Eastman, the former attorney for Donald Trump at the center of the House committee's investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, as part of the Justice Department's criminal probe into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to a lawsuit filed by Eastman's attorney. Eastman, a right-wing lawyer, drafted a plan for then-President Trump to cling to power by falsely claiming that then-Vice President Mike Pence could reject legitimate electors during the certification of the election on Jan. 6.
U.S. forces killed a senior terrorist leader in an airstrike in Syria on Monday, according to military officials. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din. The leader was riding alone on a motorcycle in Idlib province at the time of the attack, CENTCOM said.
In his speech responding to last week's landmark Supreme Court decision reversing the guarantee to abortion access, President Joe Biden urged Americans to vote on the issue -- to both elect local leaders who would ensure the availability of abortion in their states as well as Democrats to Congress where he would like to see a law passed cementing a nationwide right to an abortion. Within minutes of Biden's remarks, there was a collective eye roll from many progressive activists, reproductive health care advocates and even fellow Democratic lawmakers online. Across the country, there were scenes over the weekend of pro-abortion access protesters chanting lines like "Democrats we call your bluff, voting blue is not enough" and backlash on the far-left over fundingraising emails and texts sent by the Democratic National Committee asking for "rush" donations to support candidates who would fight back against abortion opponents.
Dr. Janet Cathey, the lead physician at the Planned Parenthood in Little Rock, Arkansas, said her team spent weeks prepping for the end of legal abortions in her state in anticipation of the Supreme Court striking down Roe v. Wade, but she still couldn't quite wrap her head around how quickly it all ended with the ruling Friday morning. The Little Rock Planned Parenthood scheduled its first appointment that day at 10 a.m., but within minutes patients were being told their appointments were canceled.
A Texas trail ride, a barbecue in New York City and a stone bridge in Minneapolis were among the settings for at least 10 mass shootings that erupted across the country between Friday and late Sunday, marking the fifth consecutive weekend U.S. law enforcement officers have responded to multiple incidents, each involving four or more victims shot. The website defines a mass shooting as a single incident involving four or more victims, which differs from the FBI's definition as a single incident in which four or more people, not including the suspect, are killed. The string of consecutive weekend mass-casualty incidents began over the Memorial Day holiday, when at least 17 shootings left a total of 13 dead and 79 injured in cities across the country.
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold a hearing this Tuesday, June 28, after previously revising its schedule to postpone the hearings for "several weeks." The hearing will begin at 1 p.m. ET and members will "present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony," the committee said in a release. The new scheduling comes after British documentary filmmaker Alex Holder, who had substantial access to then-President Donald Trump, his family and closest aides around the Jan. 6 attack, sat for an interview with the committee behind-closed-doors last week and handed over footage which includes interviews with Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and Vice President Mike Pence.
Cheryl Burke shared a powerful reaction to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, revealing she received an abortion when she was 18. The "Dancing With the Stars" pro, 38, posted a TikTok video on Friday in which she said she was "saddened" by the news that the court struck down the 1973 landmark decision, which made abortion a constitutionally protected federal right. Burke said this news weighed heavy on her heart and was "really hard" for her to talk about.
Noncitizens cannot vote in municipal elections, a Staten Island judge ruled Monday, invalidating a recently enacted New York City law that made more than 800,000 adults eligible to vote for mayor, public advocate and other city posts beginning next year. The New York City Council passed the "Our City, Our Vote" bill in December 2021 which then-Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to sign. “I believe that New Yorkers should have a say in their government, which is why I have and will continue to support this important legislation,” Adams said in a statement after the law became enacted.
Onlookers were delighted to see a head-turning appearance from Lourdes Leon during Paris fashion week. Madonna's daughter, 25, was photographed as she walked along the runway for the Marine Serre Spring/Summer 2023 fashion show this weekend. This season's extravaganza was held at an outdoor track.
Daniel Gill was still wearing his ShopRite uniform when he was arraigned Monday in Staten Island on misdemeanor charges of assault in the third degree, menacing in the third degree and harassment in the second degree. According to prosecutors, Gill called former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani an expletive after smacking him on his back inside the ShopRite grocery store, located in the Charleston neighborhood, on Sunday. The smack caused Giuliani “to stumble forward” and caused “redness, swelling and substantial pain to the back and left side of his body,” according to the complaint filed by the Staten Island district attorney.
A 3-year-old boy has died after he was left in a hot car in Columbus, Georgia, the coroner said. Officials believe the boy, Kendrick Engram Jr., had been in the car for about 2 hours and 45 minutes by the time he was pronounced dead Sunday evening, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan told ABC News. Kendrick had spent Sunday with his grandmother and three sisters, Bryan said, and they arrived home at about 5:30 p.m.