This Day in History: August 9 This Day in History: August 9

Michael Brown Jr., an unarmed 18-year-old Black man, is shot to death by police Officer Darren Wilson following an altercation in Ferguson, Mo., spawning a national "Black Lives Matter" movement.

August 9, 2020, 6:00
Maryland detainee, 26, freed over coronavirus fatally stabbed man, 63, authorities say Maryland detainee, 26, freed over coronavirus fatally stabbed man, 63, authorities say

A Germantown man was back in custody after allegedly stabbing a man to death during his release, according to a report.

August 9, 2020, 7:42
Fake driver's licenses flooding into US from China, other countries, US says Fake driver's licenses flooding into US from China, other countries, US says

Counterfeit documents are giving criminals a license to commit a host of offenses, including terrorism, U.S. officials say -- and young adults who are lax with their personal information may be their biggest enablers.

August 9, 2020, 8:07
Alabama shooting at biker club leaves 1 dead, off-duty cop and others wounded: report Alabama shooting at biker club leaves 1 dead, off-duty cop and others wounded: report

Gunfire late Saturday at a motorcycle club in Birmingham, Ala., left at least one person dead – and left an off-duty police officer and several others wounded, according to a report.

August 9, 2020, 10:08
Simon Cowell hurts back, hospitalized after electric bike crash: report Simon Cowell hurts back, hospitalized after electric bike crash: report

Simon Cowell broke his back while riding an electric bicycle in Malibu Saturday and was expected to undergo surgery, a spokesperson for the “America’s Got Talent” host said.

August 9, 2020, 10:16
Portland riot declared as fire burns in police union offices Portland riot declared as fire burns in police union offices

A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago.

August 9, 2020, 10:51
Months after Hard Rock collapse in New Orleans, worker's body recovered Months after Hard Rock collapse in New Orleans, worker's body recovered

Crews on Saturday recovered the body of one of two construction workers that had been trapped nearly 10 months ago in the collapse of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans.

August 9, 2020, 11:10
Heavy rains in St. Louis spark flash flood warning for the area Heavy rains in St. Louis spark flash flood warning for the area

A flash flood warning was issued for St. Louis and nearby areas on Sunday morning due to heavy rains.

August 9, 2020, 14:08
'Real Housewives' star Luanne de Lesseps explains why she started drinking again after touting sobriety 'Real Housewives' star Luanne de Lesseps explains why she started drinking again after touting sobriety

“Real Housewives of New York” star Luanne de Lesseps opened up about her decision to drink again after being forced to stay sober as part of her probation for a 2017 arrest.

August 9, 2020, 14:41