Alex Murdaugh listens as prosecutor Creighton Waters makes closing arguments Wednesday, March 1, in Walterboro, S.C.

Alex Murdaugh convicted of murder in shootings of wife, son

The Alex Murdaugh case chronicled the unraveling of a powerful Southern family. A guilty verdict was handed down on Thursday.

 | AP

File - People experiencing homelessness Thursday Nov. 9, 2017 near downtown Houston, Texas.

Texas man ticketed for feeding people experiencing homelessness

Houston police ticketed a volunteer for feeding residents without homes after the city created rules regulating who can provide free food outdoors.

 | Scripps News Staff

Fisk University gymnastics team

Women make history as first gymnastics team at HBCU

A conversation between a young gymnast and her uncle led to the creation of Fisk University's gymnastics team.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

College Park, Maryland

Maryland mayor charged with child pornography possession, resigns

The mayor of College Park, Maryland was arrested and charged with over 50 counts of possession of child pornography.

 | Scripps News Staff

Woman performs aerial acrobatics

Circus for the broken heart: Movement helping people deal with grief

Dr. Sherry Walling hosts workshops that combine her skills as a clinical psychologist and an amatuer circus artist.

 | Jessie Cohen

Tents at Curry Village covered with snow in Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite National Park closed indefinitely due record-setting snowfall

The siege of heavy snowfall over the past week has subsided but park officials are still unsure when it will be deemed safe for visitors to return.

 | Scripps News Staff

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally.

Trump can be sued for Jan 6 riot injuries, Justice Dept. says

The Justice Department says former President Trump can be sued by Capitol Police and lawmakers for injuries during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

 | AP


Experts weigh in on microdosing psychedelic mushrooms

Psilocybin is being used to help treat major depressive disorder, and it might have some benefits.

 | Scripps News Staff

Derailment site

Rail union says workers experiencing migraines in East Palestine

A rail union leader says staff has safety concerns at the East Palestine train derailment site after some workers fell ill during the cleanup process.

 | Scripps News Cleveland

A rain barrel collects water

Combating climate change impacts in New Orleans' minority communities

Some of New Orleans' most underserved residents are addressing ways to combat climate change impacts in their communities.

 | Jade Merritt

Plain analog clock.

Is now the time? Senators want to keep daylight saving time year-round

A bipartisan group of senators has reintroduced legislation that would end the practice of changing clocks twice a year.

 | Justin Boggs

Asbury University revival

CDC: 20,000 revival attendees in Kentucky exposed to measles

An unvaccinated person potentially exposed 20,000 attendees to measles at a Christian revival last month at Asbury University.

 | Scripps News Staff

A line of Spirit Airlines jets sit on the tarmac at the Orlando International Airport

Spirit Airlines flight diverted after in-flight fire

Spirit Airlines believes a passenger's battery, stored in an overhead bin, was the source of the fire.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Joe Biden

President Biden begins push for funding for pandemic fraud measures

Biden is asking for money and more time to prosecute cases, find new ways to prevent identity theft and help people whose identities were stolen.

 | AP

Alex Murdaugh

Murdaugh juror dismissed 5 weeks into trial

Judge Clifton Newman said she was a "great" juror, but defied his order by speaking with multiple people about the case.

 | Scripps News Staff

Workers continue to clean up remaining tank cars.

Senate to question Norfolk Southern CEO on East Palestine derailment

The hearing comes as senators introduce legislation that would strengthen regulations on the rail industry and stiffen punishments.

 | Justin Boggs

Carpentry apprentice Nolan Eby carrying a metal rod.

Apprenticeships are a rare opportunity for bipartisanship in Congress

There isn't a lot Congress can agree on, but it seems both Democrats and Republicans can come together in supporting apprenticeship programs.

 | Joe St. George

Gov. Justice signs bill on campus gun carry.

West Virginia governor signs campus carry gun legislation

A new West Virginia law will allow people with concealed carry permits to bring firearms onto campuses for public colleges and universities.

 | Scripps News Staff

Colton Underwood speaking with Chance Seales

Colton Underwood talks about the importance of mental health

Colton Underwood talks about his mental health crusade on Capitol Hill.

 | Scripps News Staff

A destroyed building leans on a neighbouring house following the earthquake in Samandag, southern Turkey.

Predicting earthquakes is unlikely, but could we detect them earlier?

Some scientists are pushing more research into early earthquake detection, while others believe we should first fix our building and alert systems.

 | Scripps News Staff

USPS postal box.

Records show USPS contractors involved in deadly vehicle crashes

A report found that contractors for USPS were involved in at least 68 deadly crashes where 79 people were killed in the last three years.

 | Scripps News Staff

FILE - A Transportation Security Administration officer works at Dallas Love Field Airport on June 24, 2020, in Dallas.

Explosive found in checked bag at pennsylvania airport, arrest made

A man was arrested, accused of having a checked bag at a U.S. airport containing a compound suspected to be used in commercial grade fireworks.

 | AP

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., meets with reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington.

US Senate aims to end 'forever war' authorizations

A committee of lawmakers is set to review legislation to repeal multiple authorizations for wars in Iraq, according to Sen. Chuck Schumer.

 | Scripps News Staff

Artwork created by a Black artist

Black artists hope to inspire more in the industry

A recent report shows Black artists made up only about 6% of major museum exhibitions between 2008 and 2021.

 | Tomas Hoppough

Merrick Garland speaks at Senate hearing.

AG Garland addresses guns, drugs and Ticketmaster before Senate

Attorney General Merrick Garland was asked about whether Ticketmaster was under investigation and the status of a variety of probes.

 | Justin Boggs and Nathaniel Reed

FILE - The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One as it flies over Washington, March 2, 2022.

Air Force removes 6 officers at nuclear base after loss of confidence

Air Force officers charged with caring for a North Dakota nuclear base were relieved of command in loss of confidence issue with the military.

 | Scripps News Staff

ChatGPT screen

Chatbots won't ever fully replace customer service reps, expert says

ChatGPT is being used for all sorts of applications. While it might be used for some customer service jobs, it won't fully replace humans.

 | Scripps News Staff

White House event celebrating Women's History Month

Women's History Month celebrates 'women who tell our stories'

A week-long national celebration of women started in 1982. It was extended to a month-long event five years later.

 | Scripps News Staff

Man sitting alone on a bench at the beach.

Study shows young men are more likely than young women to be single

More than 60% of American men ages 18-29 report being single, compared to just 34% of women, according to a study by Pew Research Center.

 | Gage Jackson

A praise house in the former town of Mitchelville

Efforts underway to honor first town run by formerly enslaved people

There's a plan in the works to create a center that showcases the history of the South Carolina town formerly known as Mitchelville.

 | Maya Rodriguez