Author: DAKIN ANDONE, CNN

Nearly 8 tons of beef patties recalled

About 15,739 pounds of frozen beef patties are being recalled because they "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small, green, soft plastic," the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.

New Jersey bans discrimination based on hairstyle

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law on Thursday making it illegal to discriminate based on hairstyles associated with race, his office said. It's one year to the day that an African American high school wrestler cut off his dreadlocks so he could compete.

Jersey City shooting caught on camera

Surveillance footage captured the terrifying moment two shooters opened fire Tuesday on a kosher supermarket, disrupting the lives of people on a Jersey City, New Jersey, street -- and in some cases, changing them forever.

Pensacola shooter not a US citizen but got a gun

The FBI has said it presumes Friday's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida was an act of terrorism. But what wasn't a crime is how the gunman, a 21-year-old Saudi national named Mohammed Alshamrani, obtained a gun in the first place.

Ohio woman sentenced for plotting two terrorist attacks

An Ohio woman who wrote letters to Dylann Roof and admired the Columbine High School shooters was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for her role in planning two terrorist attacks, according to the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio.