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  • Over 700,000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

    Over 700,000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

    (WASHINGTON) — More than half a million foreigners stayed in the United States after their visas expired during the last fiscal year, according to a new report released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Monday. Of the more than 50 million foreigners that entered the U.S., 1.47 percent — or 739,478 people — stayed in the country past the length of their visa. That includes those who stay one day over their allowable time, as well as people who have no intention of ever leaving the U.S. This report shows that “we have a problem with visa overstays in […]

  • Tampa man arrested for allegedly killing 'neo-Nazi' roommates who 'disrespected' his Muslim faith

    Tampa man arrested for allegedly killing 'neo-Nazi' roommates who 'disrespected' his Muslim faith

    (TAMPA, Fla.) — Tampa police are investigating after a man allegedly admitted to killing his two roommates because he believes they disrespected his Muslim faith. Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested Friday and faces two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated assault and three counts of armed kidnapping. Around 5:29 p.m. local time on May 19, Arthurs entered Green Planet Smoke Shop in Tampa armed with a black semiautomatic pistol, according to a police report on the incident. He allegedly demanded that the employee and one customer who were in the store at the time get on the ground […]

  • University of Maryland stabbing suspect held without bond

    University of Maryland stabbing suspect held without bond

    (COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — A white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a black man on campus was held without bond after he made his first appearance in court Monday via closed-circuit TV. The FBI is investigating the fatal assault of Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State University, as a possible hate crime. The suspect, Sean Christopher Urbanski, has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault. Before the early Saturday morning attack on the University of Maryland campus, officials said Urbanski allegedly said to Collins, “Step left, step left, if you know what’s […]

  • Father of 18-year-old killed in Times Square crash writes emotional letter to daughter

    Father of 18-year-old killed in Times Square crash writes emotional letter to daughter

    (NEW YORK) — The father of 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman, who was killed when a driver plowed into a crowd in New York’s Times Square last week, wrote an emotional letter to his daughter, saying, “I have a hole in my heart that can never be filled.” The framed letter was placed at a memorial near the crash site. “My world changed when you came into it and it is unexplainable with you leaving it,” wrote Thomas Elsman, father of Alyssa Elsman, a tourist from Michigan who was killed last Thursday when a driver sped into a crowd in Times Square. […]

  • FBI is not involved in Seth Rich case, officials say

    FBI is not involved in Seth Rich case, officials say

    (WASHINGTON) — FBI and other law enforcement officials are privately knocking down a conspiracy theory Monday, fueled by conservative commentators on Fox News, that seeks to divert attention from Russia’s involvement in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee last year by suggesting a DNC staffer was murdered to cover up his involvement in passing the information to WikiLeaks. According to officials with knowledge of the matter, the FBI is not investigating the unsolved murder of Seth Rich last year in what agents have determined was “a possible attempted robbery” gone wrong. Asked about the possible connection between Rich and […]

  • University of Maryland stabbing suspect expected in court Monday

    University of Maryland stabbing suspect expected in court Monday

    (COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — A bond hearing is scheduled for Monday for a white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a black man on campus. The FBI is investigating the fatal assault of Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State University, as a possible hate crime. The suspect, Sean Christopher Urbanski, has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault. Urbanski is scheduled to appear at the bond hearing Monday via closed circuit video from the Prince George’s County Correctional Facility. Before the early Saturday morning attack on the University of Maryland campus, officials said […]

  • FBI investigating if deadly stabbing on campus was a hate crime

    FBI investigating if deadly stabbing on campus was a hate crime

    (COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — The FBI is now involved in the investigation of an “unprovoked” college campus killing. Early Saturday morning, a black student from Bowie State University was stabbed to death on the University of Maryland campus near a bus stop outside Montgomery Hall at Regents Drive. The University of Maryland Police Department arrested Sean Christopher Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student at the school, in connection with the murder. The victim has been identified as Richard Collins III, an ROTC student who was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and set to graduate on Tuesday, according […]