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Helping to find the missing

Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, wipes a tear from her face during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend.
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Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, wipes a tear from her face during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend.

The Help Find the Missing Act, also known as “Billy’s Law”, is awaiting a signature from the president. Evictions in Connecticut have returned to pre-pandemic levels after a recent spike. Nassau County corrections officers say the jail is dangerously understaffed, and Governor Kathy Hochul says she has no intention to raise taxes.

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.