Stories you may have missed this week

Outside of the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of news has made headlines this week.

Invasive lizard species spotted in Georgia

An invasive South American lizard – known as a tegus – was recently spotted in Georgia for the third year in a row, and authorities are advising people to report sightings of the lizard and kill them if they are able to do so “safely and humanely”. ”

Burglary by bear

A black bear was able to break into a rental cabin in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and got away with junk food, beers, sodas and allergy medication.


The first named storm of the hurricane season will likely form this weekend

Forecasters say there is a 70% chance the first named tropical system will form off the southeastern coast of the United States this weekend, which would mark the sixth straight year with a storm forming before June 1, the official start of hurricane season.

Mike Tyson hints at his return to the ring

In a pair of training videos posted on his Instagram pageformer heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, 53, said: “I’m back.”

Ahmaud Arbery case attracts national attention

An autopsy report revealed this week that Ahmaud Arbery was killed by three shotgun blasts in southeast Georgia. The men accused of shooting the unarmed 25-year-old in February have been charged with murder, while a man who filmed the shooting has received threats, according to his lawyer.

Court documents filed in Kobe Bryant crash

The brother of the pilot in the January helicopter crash that killed all nine people on board, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant, said the passengers were negligent, according to newly filed court documents.

Death of the comedian and actor of “Seinfeld”

Comedy veteran Jerry Stiller, known as Frank Costanza in “Seinfeld,” has died at 92, his son Ben Stiller announced Monday.

NFL players charged with armed robbery

Police are trying to track down New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar after multiple witnesses accused them of armed robbery at a party in Florida.

EMT family shot and killed in police raid sues

The family of a Kentucky woman working as an EMT, who was killed in March after officers forced their way into her home and exchanged gunfire with her boyfriend, have filed a lawsuit seeking an investigation depth on the raid.

NASCAR driver says he has no memory of Daytona 500 crash

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman says he has no memory of his horrific crash in the Daytona 500 in February, or of his hospital stay until he left with his children. The 42-year-old spoke about the accident at a press conference this week and was recently cleared by NASCAR to return to racing.

Earthquake recorded in western Nevada

Authorities in western Nevada checked for possible road damage following a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in a remote area early Friday. The quake happened in a remote part of the state between Reno and Las Vegas, and residents from Salt Lake City, Utah to California’s Central Valley tweeted that they felt it .

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