Category Archives: CNN – US

Robert Durst charged with murder of ex-wife last seen 39 years ago
Pool/Getty Images/FILE

Robert Durst charged with murder of ex-wife last seen 39 years ago

Convicted killer Robert Durst, who was the subject of the HBO docuseries “The Jinx,” has been charged with the murder of his former wife, according to the Westchester District Attorney’s office. The complaint was filed in Lewisboro Town Court in New York on October 19, district attorney spokeswoman Jess Vecchiarelli said. Kathleen McCormack Durst was…MORE

Texas abortion ban is an early glimpse of what post-Roe America would look like for women
zz/STRF/STAR MAX/IPx/AP

Texas abortion ban is an early glimpse of what post-Roe America would look like for women

Nicole began her morning with a simple prayer: “Please let my car start today.” She had already gotten the mandatory ultrasound, scrounged up $595 and taken time off work. But at that moment — with her pregnancy at exactly six weeks — getting an abortion in her home state boiled down to her hatchback’s temperamental…MORE

2 dead after a former employee opens fire at a Nebraska grain services facility

2 dead after a former employee opens fire at a Nebraska grain services facility

A man who was fired Thursday from a grain services company in Nebraska returned to the facility later in the day and fatally shot two people and wounded another, police said. Hours after he was terminated from the company, Max Hoskinson, 61, returned to the Agrex Elevator in Superior with a handgun and opened fire,…MORE

A notebook found near Brian Laundrie’s remains could answer some key questions, experts say
MOAB POLICE DEPARTMENT

A notebook found near Brian Laundrie’s remains could answer some key questions, experts say

Many questions remain unanswered following the death of Brian Laundrie. But crime experts say the notebook found near his remains in a Florida nature reserve park may shed some light on the circumstances of his disappearance and the violent death of his fiancĂ©e Gabby Petito. The FBI confirmed Thursday that the remains found in Carlton…MORE

Alabama death row inmate is executed nearly 30 years after murder conviction
Sharon Steinmann/AL.com/AP

Alabama death row inmate is executed nearly 30 years after murder conviction

Alabama death row inmate Willie B. Smith III was executed Thursday night, the state attorney general’s office announced, after the US Supreme Court declined to hear an 11th-hour appeal. Smith was executed by legal injection at 9:47 p.m. local time in Atmore, Alabama, according to the attorney general’s office. Smith was convicted of robbing 22-year-old…MORE

Ohio mixes up Wright Brothers’ commemorative license plate
From Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles/Twitter

Ohio mixes up Wright Brothers’ commemorative license plate

Now, let’s play a game of spot the difference! The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles was forced to announce a new license plate to commemorate the Wright Brothers on Thursday after getting the design mixed up. The OBMV tweeted the announcement Thursday morning launching the license plate in honor of Dayton’s Orville and Wilbur Wright,…MORE

Riders who did not intervene during alleged sexual assault on a SEPTA train won’t face charges, prosecutor says
Matt Rourke/AP

Riders who did not intervene during alleged sexual assault on a SEPTA train won’t face charges, prosecutor says

Riders who failed to call 911 or stop the alleged sexual assault of a woman on a transit train in Philadelphia will not be prosecuted, according to the district attorney’s office. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer urged anyone who witnessed the alleged rape on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority train last week to come…MORE

Florida education agency to investigate private school ordering pupils who get a vaccine shot to stay home
CNN

Florida education agency to investigate private school ordering pupils who get a vaccine shot to stay home

The Florida Department of Education on Thursday sent a letter to the Centner Academy, a Miami private school with a controversial policy for students who get vaccine shots. Centner Academy has asked parents to keep their children home for 30 days if their child has received a Covid-19 vaccine dose, according to a letter sent…MORE

A California teacher was placed on leave after video shows her mimicking Native American dance

A California teacher was placed on leave after video shows her mimicking Native American dance

A math teacher in Southern California has been placed on leave after videos posted online showed her wearing a headdress and mimicking a Native American dance during a lesson. The video appears to have been recorded by a student in Riverside, California, during a math lesson and posted on social media by another person. CNN…MORE

California sheriff’s deputy charged with assault after video shows him kicking suspect in the head
Christian Monterrosa/AP/FILE

California sheriff’s deputy charged with assault after video shows him kicking suspect in the head

A Southern California sheriff’s deputy was charged by prosecutors with assault after security camera footage showed him allegedly kicking a suspect in the head after the man appeared to have surrendered to authorities. The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said it has charged Deputy Corie Smith with one felony count of assault Under Color…MORE

Playlist

Blogs

Kanye West to release new album this week

Kanye West to release new album this week

By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Kanye West made headlines over the weekend, appearing at multiple events in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday, Ye held a private listening party for his new album LP 10 (Donda). The album reportedly will feature Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Baby, and Tyler The Creator. Tyler was in a viral video…

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

  By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Biz Markie, known by many for his hit song, Just A Friend, passed away on Friday from complications of type II diabetes. Markie, a native of Harlem, New York, began his rise in 1988 with his debut album Going Off. The album featured Markie’s calling card of beatboxing with the…

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake recently posted a pic of his newest tattoo on Instagram featuring the famous Beatles walk across Abbey Road. However, he tattooed himself in front of the Beatles. Drake, of course, famously said in the song ‘Going Bad’ “I got more slaps than the Beatles.” Supporters of the Beatles didn’t take long to slam Drake…

Playlist