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This April 2018, photo provided by Matthew Keys shows Keys in Fresno, Calif. When a local newspaper reported the identity of the gunman in Milwaukee’s mass shooting, it came many hours after that news was broken on Twitter by an unemployed and formerly imprisoned journalist working from his bedroom in California. Keys was the first to report that 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill was the Molson Coors employee who shot and killed five co-workers Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, before killing himself. (Matthew Keys via AP)

'Lone wolf' broke news of the Milwaukee gunman's identity

Feb. 28, 2020 7:31 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When a local newspaper reported the identity of the gunman in Milwaukee’s mass shooting, it came many hours after that news was broken on Twitter by an unemployed and formerly imprisoned journalist working from his bedroom in California. Matthew Keys was the first to report...

This 2019 photo from Venice, Italy provided by Alina Levshetz shows Gennady

Friends, family remember victims of brewery shooting

Feb. 28, 2020 6:38 PM EST

A Packers fan and avid fisherman. A Navy veteran who worked on submarines. A grandpa of two who always waved to his neighbors. A father of two small kids. An electrician who played in the golf league at a local bar. More details emerged Friday about the lives of five men who were working at Molson Coors Brewing...

This 2017 image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health shows the kinds of facial hairstyles which will work with a tight-sealing respirator. On Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that the CDC recommends people shave off facial hair to protect against the new coronavirus. Tom Skinner, a spokesman for the CDC, told the AP in an email that the “NIOSH graphic was developed several years ago and is intended for professionals who wear respirators for worker protection. (CDC, NIOSH, NPPTL via AP)

NOT REAL NEWS: An outbreak of virus-related misinformation

Feb. 28, 2020 5:20 PM EST

In this week's roundup of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week, we focus on false and misleading reports spreading online around the new coronavirus outbreak, a situation the World Health Organization has dubbed an “infodemic.” China attempted to contain COVID-19...

Arrest made in video assault of elderly San Francisco man

Feb. 27, 2020 10:16 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police Thursday arrested a man in the taunting and robbery of an elderly Asian man who was collecting recyclables near a Bayview area housing project, an attack that was caught on video and posted to social media. Dwayne Grayson, 20, was arrested in front of his Bayview home on...

This photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's department shows Caitlyn Smith. The Houston-area teen was in jail Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, after she was accused of accidentally shooting her 10-year-old nephew after making a selfie video of herself with a gun for her Instagram account.
Smith, 19, was being held in the Harris County Jail charged with felony injury to a child. Bond has been set at $20,000. (Harris County Sheriff's Department via AP)

Babysitter accused of shooting nephew while taking selfie

Feb. 27, 2020 10:05 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area teen was in jail Thursday after she was accused of accidentally shooting her 10-year-old nephew after making a selfie video of herself with a gun for her Instagram account. Caitlyn Smith, 19, was being held in the Harris County Jail charged with felony injury to a child. Bond...

Los Angeles police officers stand after a pursuit of a stolen hearse with with a casket and body inside on Interstate 110 in South Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.  The hearse was stolen from outside a Greek Orthodox church in East Pasadena on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says one person is in custody.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Stolen hearse carrying casket recovered after freeway chase

Feb. 27, 2020 7:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has all the hallmarks of an only-in-Los Angeles crime: A thief stole a hearse — with a body inside — then went on a wild ride, ending with a chase and a crash on a busy freeway. Authorities say they found the body undisturbed inside a casket Thursday morning and took...

WVa woman accused of scamming millions from senior citizens

Feb. 26, 2020 5:22 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been charged with scamming millions of dollars from senior citizens after gaining their trust through social media websites, a federal prosecutor announced Wednesday. Patricia Dudding, 68, of Huntington, was indicted in fedreal court on 12 counts,...

Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, raises his hand during the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bloomberg's online campaign tests Facebook, Twitter rules

Feb. 26, 2020 4:52 PM EST

Mike Bloomberg’s stockpile of cash, swarm of employees and paid social media influencers are testing the abilities of online platforms -- and his Democratic challengers -- to keep up with an expensive internet campaign. Despite the billionaire and former New York City mayor’s late entry into the...

Roger Stone, center, departs federal court in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. President Donald Trump loyalist and ally, Roger Stone was sentenced to over three years in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to back off his Justice Department's original sentencing recommendation. The sentence came amid President Donald Trump's unrelenting defense of his longtime confidant that led to a mini-revolt inside the Justice Department and allegations the president interfered in the case. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Stone judge calls back jurors to address misconduct claims

Feb. 25, 2020 9:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday brought in nearly all members of the jury that convicted Trump ally Roger Stone on charges related to the Russia investigation in order to answer questions on allegations of juror misconduct. The revelation by U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson was...

Spanish top court backs rapper in freedom of speech case

Feb. 25, 2020 1:22 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Constitutional Court on Tuesday overturned a previous verdict that found a rapper guilty of exalting terrorism and humiliating victims of attacks in tweets. César Montana Lehmann of the Def Con Dos rock band had been sentenced to one year in prison by the country's Supreme Court...