Vanessa Romo

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Texas community struggles with second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

A gunman killed at least 19 children and 2 adults at a Texas elementary school. The 18-year-old gunman is also dead, police said.


LA removes crosswalks allegedly painted by a secretive group

Friday, May 20, 2022

A series of DIY crosswalks are being replaced in Los Angeles. City officials say they're clearing the way for a better and safer intersection.


Black shelter animals weren't getting adopted. A photographer had an idea: glam shots

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Maggie Epling heard that black cats and dogs often struggle to get adopted. In a push to fix that, she is taking glamour shots of these dark coated beauties at an animal shelter in Pike, Kentucky.


The man behind the Pentagon Papers weighs in on Roe v. Wade leak

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Supreme Court draft opinion leak has sparked debate over penalties for people who disclose this kind of private information. Daniel Ellsberg, who shared the Pentagon Papers, gives his perspective.


The Pentagon Papers leaker explains why the Supreme Court draft leak is a good thing

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The man who leaked the Pentagon Papers told NPR it's obvious why the Supreme Court wants to keep their process secret: "No organization really wants to show how the sausage is made."


Winner praises the Pulitzer board's commitment to the 'heart' in journalism

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Maria Hinojosa recorded years of conversations with a man who never expected to get out of prison. Then he did. On Monday, Suave, a podcast about his incarceration and release won a Pulitzer.


Here are the 2022 Pulitzer Prize news winners

Monday, May 09, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize awards were spread across a wide range of newsrooms and subjects, from toxic workplace hazards to the Jan. 6 attack.


Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of sexual assault

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Heard described a chaotic and violent night in 2015, during which she alleges Depp sexually assaulted her.


Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of physical abuse on her first day of testimony

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Heard described years of alleged abuse at the hands of the movie star.


Inside the world of process serving: Explaining what happened to Olivia Wilde

Friday, April 29, 2022

Actor Jason Sudeikis says he never meant for his former fiancée to be served papers in front of thousands of spectators. But how did that happen? A process server explains the mechanics of the system.


Drought triggers water restrictions for 6 million Southern California residents

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Outdoor watering will be restricted to one day a week in parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties.


The LA sheriff now says no charges for the reporter who wrote about a cover-up

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said he was investigating leaked materials, including a video published by the Los Angeles Times in an article by reporter Alene Tchekmedyian that detailed inmate abuse.


Too many slices in a full loaf of bread? This program helps find half-loaves for sale

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Prashant Baid created for himself; he hates throwing out bread that's gone bad. But now, he says, the program has struck a chord with other people seeking to reduce food waste.


Johnny Depp in court says he has never struck any woman in his life

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Depp says in court: "Never did I myself reach the point of striking Ms. Heard in any way, nor have I ever struck any woman in my life."


$50,000 reward for info leading to the suspected subway shooter will be split 5 ways

Friday, April 15, 2022

Authorities are not officially releasing their names, but several people have already stepped into the spotlight, claiming credit for their role in helping NYPD officers capture the alleged gunman.


White House tours are back!

Friday, April 15, 2022

It's not exactly easy to get in, but if you book in advance, it's once again possible to get a close-up view of the historical paintings, furnishings and knickknacks in the People's House.


Ali Wong's divorce news causes another case of #wrongasian

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The comedian's husband has been a primary source of her popular specials. But when writing about the Asian American couple's split, some news outlets used photos of Asian American actor Randall Park.


NYPD identifies a person of interest in the Brooklyn subway shooting

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Officials have linked a set of keys to an abandoned U-Haul van found blocks from the Brooklyn shooting. Investigators say the van was rented by Frank R. James in Philadelphia.


Prosecutors say a smuggling ring moved nearly 300 guns from Atlanta to Philadelphia

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Over six months, the Atlanta-based group bought hundreds of firearms from local retailers only to resell them to Philadelphia-based brokers. Now the weapons are showing up at crime scenes.


An anonymous group is taking it upon themselves to create crosswalks in Los Angeles

Monday, April 11, 2022

An anonymous group is independently painting crosswalks at intersections in Los Angeles, arguing "The city doesn't keep us safe, so we keep us safe."