Idaho State Police adds patrols to university campus ahead of vigil for four students killed in unsolved stabbings

Idaho State Police adds patrols to university campus ahead of vigil for four students killed in unsolved stabbings

CNN  —  Idaho State Police has added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho hosts a vigil Wednesday night for the four students fatally stabbed earlier this month. Investigators have yet to identify a suspect or find the murder weapon, and the uncertainty and lack of information … Read more

Tornadoes: Severe storms expected in the South putting more than 40 million under threat

Tornadoes: Severe storms expected in the South putting more than 40 million under threat

CNN  —  Severe storms are expected to deliver the potential for a monstrous trio of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail to millions of people across parts of the Southeast and Mississippi Valley beginning Tuesday afternoon, forecasters are warning. More than 40 million people from southeastern Texas eastward to Georgia, and northward to central Indiana and … Read more

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an ‘accident,’ complaint says

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an ‘accident,’ complaint says

CNN  —  The 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy who allegedly confessed over Instagram video chat to killing a young girl told police when he was taken into custody that “it was an accident,” according to a criminal complaint. Police in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, responded Friday afternoon after a girl reported receiving a video call and text messages from … Read more

Significant tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail possible for the South on Tuesday

Significant tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail possible for the South on Tuesday

CNN  —  A “regional tornado outbreak (is) possible Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the Lower to Mid-Mississippi Valley,” the Storm Prediction Center warned Monday morning. A Level 4 of 5, moderate risk, for severe storms has been issued by the prediction center for Tuesday afternoon and evening. The moderate risk encompasses 1.8 million … Read more

China’s lockdown protests: What you need to know about the rare mass demonstrations

China’s lockdown protests: What you need to know about the rare mass demonstrations

Beijing CNN  —  From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy. As numbers swelled at demonstrations in multiple major cities over the weekend, so too have the range of grievances voiced – with … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

CNN  —  The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, sparking an ashfall advisory Monday for Hawaii’s Big Island and surrounding waters until 6 a.m. HST (11 a.m. ET). Up to a quarter inch of ashfall could accumulate on portions of the island. “People with respiratory … Read more

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into Maryland powerlines

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into Maryland powerlines

CNN  —  Rescue operations are underway in Maryland after the pilot and passenger of a small plane became trapped after crashing into power lines Sunday, local officials said. Rescue units were dispatched at 5:30 p.m. to reports of a small airplane that had flown into the power lines in Montgomery County, according to Pete Piringer, … Read more

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

CNN  —  NFL free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a Los Angeles-bound American Airlines flight Sunday morning at Miami International Airport after refusing to comply with safety protocol, according to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers were notified of a medical emergency on an American Airlines flight around 9:30 … Read more

More than 3,500 US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel

More than 3,500 US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel

New York CNN  —  A severe weather system across several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports servicing New York City to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Sunday afternoon, 3,507 flights into, … Read more

Most Power Is Restored in Kyiv as Russian Strikes Hit Southern Ukraine

Most Power Is Restored in Kyiv as Russian Strikes Hit Southern Ukraine

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine—Ukrainian officials said Sunday that they had managed to restore most of the electricity to the capital city of Kyiv, even as Russian strikes hit cities across southern Ukraine and intense fighting continued in the country’s eastern Donetsk region. Even though parts of Ukraine’s electricity grid have been hobbled by Russian strikes over the … Read more