Ryan McGinnis/Getty Images (CAPE MAY, N.J.) — For nearly 50 years, America’s herring fishermen have been required to take federal monitors on their boats when they set out into the North Atlantic. Aboard cramped private trawlers, the monitors record the health of fish and of the sea. But now there’sRead More →

WIN-Initiative/Neleman/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The attorney for Gilgo Beach, New York, murder suspect Rex Heuermann on Wednesday denied that his client is a “monster of a person” and maintained Heuermann’s innocence. Heuermann returned to court Wednesday following his July arrest for the murders of three sex workers — MelissaRead More →

Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Sen. Bob Menendez, his wife and two business associates are due to appear Wednesday in a Manhattan, New York federal court to be arraigned on bribery and extortion charges. Menendez has already said he is innocent in fiery statements and in public remarksRead More →

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (SIMI VALLEY, Calif.) — Most of the Republican presidential candidates are gathering in Simi Valley, California, on Wednesday night for the 2024 cycle’s second debate in the GOP primary, which has become increasingly dominated by former President Donald Trump. Like he did with the firstRead More →

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin)/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A growing number of Senate Democrats on Tuesday called on New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez to resign after a federal grand jury returned a sweeping indictment against him late last week. The Senate returned to Washington Tuesday for the first time sinceRead More →

Westend61/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A government shutdown could have a “dangerous” impact on the nation’s cyber defenses as well as on state and federal efforts to combat violent crime, a top Justice Department official said Tuesday. “The cascading effects of something like this is really, I think, quite dangerous andRead More →

Grant Faint/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday again rejected Alabama’s push not to have to add a second Black district to their election map, with the justices refusing a request to halt a lower court order that outside experts will draw new districts for the 2024Read More →

WPVI-TV (PHILADELPHIA) — A female American Airlines flight attendant has been found dead with a sock in her mouth in a hotel room near Philadelphia’s Airport, according to ABC News’ Philadelphia station WPVI-TV. Cleaning staffers discovered the unnamed 66-year-old victim late Monday evening at approximately 10:45 p.m. at the PhiladelphiaRead More →