Killings of 4 University of Idaho students may not have been the result of a targeted attack, officials now say

Killings of 4 University of Idaho students may not have been the result of a targeted attack, officials now say

CNN  —  As a campus community gathered Wednesday to pay their respects for four University of Idaho students killed on November 13, officials clarified additional details in their investigation to find the culprit responsible for their deaths. Authorities in the college town of Moscow, where the students were found, have previously said they suspected the … Read more

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

Opinion: What to make of Will Smith’s contrition

Opinion: What to make of Will Smith’s contrition

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  What does it look like to atone for a … Read more

Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer

Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer

CNN  —  [Breaking news update, published at 9:25 p.m. ET] Kevin Johnson – who murdered a Kirkwood, Missouri, police officer in 2005, but claimed racial bias in his prosecution – was executed Tuesday night by lethal injection. Johnson, 37, was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m. CT. He didn’t give a final statement, according to Department … Read more

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to murder and terrorism charges

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to murder and terrorism charges

CNN  —  The man accused of killing 10 people and injuring more than a dozen at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of murder, domestic terrorism, and attempted murder as a hate crime. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old White man, pleaded guilty Monday to … Read more

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks the community for its support a week after the attack

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks the community for its support a week after the attack

CNN  —  Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a shooter firing upon patrons at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support as his family’s brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a beautiful, beautiful day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta Saturday. “I couldn’t thank enough … Read more

University of Idaho student stabbings: 2 weeks after police found 4 slain victims, here’s where the investigation stands

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

CNN  —  Two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, dozens of local, state and federal investigators are still working to determine who carried out the brutal attack. After sifting through more than 1,000 tips and conducting at least 150 interviews, investigators have yet to identify a suspect or uncover a … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify the youngest of 6 victims in deadly mass shooting in Chesapeake

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify the youngest of 6 victims in deadly mass shooting in Chesapeake

CNN  —  The youngest victim in this week’s mass shooting inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, is a 16-year-old employee who reportedly used his first paycheck to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days ahead of Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other coworkers, was shot and killed Tuesday night when … Read more

Brazil school shooting: At least 3 dead and 11 injured

Brazil school shooting: At least 3 dead and 11 injured

CNN  —  At least three people were killed and 11 others injured Friday after a gunman opened fire at two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, according to local authorities. The attacks took place in the small town of Aracruz, 50 miles north of the state capital, Vitoria. The alleged shooter – who … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN  —  After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators are spending the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on coworkers, killing six before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for an overnight shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more