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Andy Grammer brings “Joy” to fans with new song, more tour dates

Giant Soul/S-Curve/Hollywood Records It’s a “Joy”-ous Friday for Andy Grammer fans: The singer has just released a new song called “Joy” and added more tour dates to his upcoming tour. In the upbeat song, Andy talks about dealing with various emotions, like fear, grief, pressure, jealousy and shame, before finally revealing, “I found joy in my life.”  He says, “I …

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Bridge collapses in Pittsburgh, three hospitalized

Pittsburgh Public Safety via Twitter (PITTSBURGH) — A bridge has collapsed in Pittsburgh Friday morning, sending three people to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said. Three or four vehicles were on the bridge at the time and everyone in those cars has been extricated, Pittsburgh Fire Chief Darryl Jones said. Ten people reported minor injuries including the three victims hospitalized …

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The Chainsmokers are flying “High” with their brand new single

Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Wynn Las Vega  The Chainsmokers are back and they’re flying high! The EDM pop duo not only dropped their brand new single “High” at midnight Friday, they also graced fans with the visuals to match.  The music video is a classic game of cat-and-mouse as one of the band members goes on a dangerous chase after a woman through airplanes, cranes, …

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/27/22

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Philadelphia 105, LA Lakers 87 Golden State 124, Minnesota 115 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Los Angeles 3, NY Islanders 2 Florida 4, Vegas 1 Seattle 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT) Anaheim 5, Montreal 4 Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 2 Columbus 5, NY Rangers 3 Carolina 3, …

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Police catch teen murder convict who escaped Washington detention center

KOMO-TV (SNOQUALMIE, Wash.) — Police apprehended a teenager convicted of murder just hours after he and four other detainees escaped a Washington state juvenile detention center Thursday. The other unidentified detainees are still on the lam, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, a 15-year-old and the quartet of detainees, aged 14 to 17, escaped the …

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Alleged Oxford High School shooter, Ethan Crumbley, to claim insanity defense

Will McDuffie, ABC News (OXFORD, Mich.) — Ethan Crumbley, the alleged Oxford High School shooter, will plead insanity, his lawyers said in a court filing on Wednesday. Crumbley was charged last month with multiple felony charges, including terrorism, in connection with the rampage that killed four students and injured several others on Nov. 30. The 15-year-old was charged as an …

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COVID-19 live updates: US cases dropped by 18% over last 2 weeks

John Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 876,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to …

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4 people in custody over possible connection to Milwaukee sextuple homicide

WISN-TV (MILWAUKEE, Wis.) — Multiple persons of interest are in custody in connection with a sextuple homicide in Wisconsin that police believe was a targeted attack. Six people were found dead inside a Milwaukee home after officers conducted a welfare check at the residence Sunday, police said. All victims — five men and one woman — had been shot, police …

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3 Houston police officers 3 Houston police officers shot, suspect barricaded in homeshot, suspect on the run

KTRK-TV (HOUSTON) — Three Houston police officers were shot Thursday afternoon by a suspect who fled, carjacked a white Mercedes and is currently holed up in a home in a standoff with authorities. Houston police said that the officers are all in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. They are being treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital. The incident took place around …

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3 Houston police officers shot, suspect on the run

KTRK-TV (HOUSTON) — Authorities in Houston are searching for the suspect who shot three Houston police officers and fled in a white Mercedes Thursday afternoon. Houston police tweeted that the officers are all in stable condition. 3 HPD officers have been shot in the 2100 block of McGowen St. The suspect fled the scene in a white Mercedes and is …

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Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ was the best-selling “Americana” album of 2021 in the UK

Beth Garrabrant What would you call Taylor Swift’s album evermore? Pop? Folk? Indie?  Well, according to British music fans, it’s “Americana,” and it was the best-selling example of that genre in the U.K. last year. The U.K.’s Official Charts Company has officially announced evermore as the biggest U.K. Americana Release of the Year in connection with the U.K. Americana Awards, …

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3 Houston police officers shot, suspect on the run

KTRK-TV (HOUSTON) — Authorities in Houston are searching for the suspect who shot three Houston police officers and fled in a white Mercedes Thursday afternoon. The officers’ conditions were not immediately clear. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

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East Coast braces for snow storm: Latest path

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A snow storm is bearing down on the East Coast, with snow even expected to reach as far south as coastal North Carolina. The brunt of the storm will hit from eastern Long Island to coastal Massachusetts, with moderate to major impacts for the Interstate 95 corridor from Philadelphia to New York City to Boston. …

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COVID-19 live updates: US cases dropped by 18% over last 2 weeks

John Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 876,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to …

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Doja Cat, Saweetie, Gabby Barrett and more to be honored at ‘Billboard’ 2022 Women in Music Awards

Michael Hickey/Getty Image Billboard‘s 2022 Women in Music Awards has announced its list of honorees, which includes Doja Cat, Gabby Barrett, Saweetie and many more. Hosted by Ciara on March 2, this year’s event will be available for the public to attend — a first in the ceremony’s history. The awards show will be held at the YouTube Theater at L.A.’s Hollywood Park and tickets …

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After playing just two shows, BTS had one of last month’s top tours

ABC BTS were rolling in the dough last December — and then some, according to the Billboard Boxscore.  After crunching the numbers, the publication reports that the K-pop sensations earned a jaw-dropping $16.8 million dollars from only two concerts. Boxscore tracks how much money an artist makes every month while on tour, and the septet earned the third-highest amount, overall.  Besting them …

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Janet Jackson shuts down rumors she secretly welcomed a child

Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic Janet Jackson has personally weighed in on the rumors that she and ex-husband James DeBarge secretly welcomed a child during their brief marriage. The two were married between 1984 and 1985, but the rumors persisted that they had a child and had it raised by other members of the Jackson family. People obtained an advance copy of the upcoming Janet documentary, which sees …

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Why is teenage angst taking over radio? GAYLE has an idea

Paula Lobo/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Heartbreak anthems are taking over the radio thanks to teen artists such as Olivia Rodrigo, The Kid LAROI and GAYLE — and the “abcdefu” singer has an idea why teenage angst is making a roaring comeback.  She thinks it’s because her generation isn’t afraid to make people angry. “Like other young artists, I’m just drawing from my own personal experience and other people are …

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Letter from Holocaust survivor found from flea market vendor decades later

Courtesy Chelsey Brown (NEW YORK) — Thrift stores, antique fairs and flea markets in New York City are prime spots for finding valuable, hidden family heirlooms. When Chelsey Brown, an avid thrifter, was shown a letter written more than 75 years ago at the end of the Holocaust by a survivor, she knew where it belonged. “The second that I …

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‘Modern-day lynching’: Man found shot dead during trip with co-worker

Carmela King via Courtesy of Paul Jubas (VENANGO COUNTY, Pa.) — The family of a Jamaican immigrant is calling his death a “modern-day lynching” after he was found shot to death on the front lawn of a rural Pennsylvania cabin. Peter Bernardo Spencer, 29, was invited by a co-worker to join him at a cabin in Rockland Township, Pennsylvania, on …

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North Carolina mother, young daughter found safely after going missing in 2016

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (BUNNLEVEL, N.C.) — A North Carolina mother who went missing with her young daughter in 2016 have been found safe, according to authorities. Amber Renaye Weber, then 21 years old and her 1-year-old daughter, Miracle Smith, were last seen on Dec. 4, 2016, in Fayetteville, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. They were reported missing on Jan. …

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COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly one year

John Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 876,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to …

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Snow storm takes aim on Northeast: Latest forecast

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A snow storm is bearing down on the East Coast, with snow even expected to reach as far south as coastal North Carolina. The brunt of the storm will hit from eastern Long Island to coastal Massachusetts, with moderate to major impacts for the Interstate 95 corridor from Philadelphia to New York City to Boston. …

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Letter from Holocaust survivor found at flea market decades later

Courtesy Chelsey Brown (NEW YORK) — Thrift stores, antique fairs and flea markets in New York City are prime spots for finding valuable, hidden family heirlooms. When Chelsey Brown, an avid thrifter, was shown a letter written more than 75 years ago at the end of the Holocaust by a survivor, she knew where it belonged. “The second that I …

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Laser temporarily blinds medical helicopter crew member

EThamPhoto/Getty Images (SALT LAKE CITY) — A paramedic was temporarily blinded after their helicopter was affected by a laser strike earlier this month. A Utah AirMed helicopter was struck while transporting a patient to the University of Utah hospital. A crew member aboard the flight experienced temporary blindness and blurred vision from the laser. “They were able to safely land …

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What’s next for Adele’s “Cirque on steroids” Las Vegas residency?

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Last week, Adele hit pause on her Las Vegas residency Weekends with Adele because, she said, “My show ain’t ready.” So when might we actually see it?  Well, one Vegas entertainment expert says getting Adele back on the schedule at Caesars Palace may be challenging. First of all, Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John Katsilometes, who covers the …

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/26/22

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wedneday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Cleveland 115, Milwaukee 99 LA Clippers 111, Orlando 102 Charlotte 158, Indiana 126 Atlanta 121, Sacramento 104 Miami 110, New York 96 Chicago 111, Toronto 105 Denver 124, Brooklyn 118 Memphis 118, San Antonio 110 Dallas 132, Portland 112 Phoenix 105, Utah 97 NATIONAL HOCKEY …

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COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly 1 year

Go Nakamura/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 872,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to …

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