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

China’s security apparatus swings into action to smother Covid protests

China's security apparatus swings into action to smother Covid protests

CNN — China’s vast security apparatus has moved swiftly to smother mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling streets, checking cell phones and even calling some demonstrators to warn them against a repeat. In major cities on Monday and Tuesday, police flooded the sites of protests that took place over the weekend, when … Read more

University of Idaho student killings: Investigators have looked at more than 1,000 tips

University of Idaho student killings: Family holds memorial for slain student as police search for answers

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Investigators in the fatal stabbings of four University of Idaho students have gone through more than 1,000 tips that have arrived in the 10 days since the bodies were found, authorities told reporters at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. Idaho State Patrol Col. Kedrick Wills also said more than 150 people … Read more

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: Manager who killed 6 people ‘just started spraying’ bullets in the break room, employee says

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: Manager who killed 6 people 'just started spraying' bullets in the break room, employee says

CNN — The manager of a Virginia Walmart who killed six people and himself and injured several others in a Tuesday night massacre has been identified as 31-year-old Andre Bingthe city of Chesapeake said on Twitter. “He was armed with one handgun and had multiple magazines on his person,” the city said. Bing was an … Read more

Inside the investigation into who killed 4 college students in Moscow, Idaho

Inside the investigation into who killed 4 college students in Moscow, Idaho

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Nine days since the killings of four college students attending the University of Idaho, police have not arrested any suspect, but are “definitely making progress,” according to an outside public information officer. “It takes a while to put together and piece together that whole timeline of events and the picture of … Read more

University of Idaho student killings: Family holds memorial for slain student as police search for answers

University of Idaho student killings: Family holds memorial for slain student as police search for answers

CNN — Authorities are “making progress” in the investigation into the killings of four University of Idaho students found dead nearly 10 days ago, a state police spokesperson said Tuesday – a day after the family of one of the victims grieved their loss at a memorial. Stacy Chapin described her son Ethan Chapin as … Read more

Colorado Springs Club Q shooting: Previous charges, an assault-style rifle and a red flag law: More questions emerge about the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting suspect

Colorado Springs Club Q shooting: Previous charges, an assault-style rifle and a red flag law: More questions emerge about the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting suspect

CNN — A torrent of grievance over the killing of five people at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub has led to mounting questions over whether the weekend massacre could have been warned. At least 19 others were injured Saturday night at Club Q – a longtime safe haven for the LGBTQ community and now another … Read more

Driver arrested after mowing down a group of Los Angeles-area law enforcement recruits, injuring 25, is released from jail

Driver arrested after mowing down a group of Los Angeles-area law enforcement recruits, injuring 25, is released from jail

CNN — The man who was arrested for allegedly driving a vehicle into a group of law enforcement recruits in Whittier, California, was released from jail Thursday night, but the sheriff’s department insists they did not make a mistake. Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez, 22, was released from custody at 9:49 pm, according to jail records, citing … Read more

Uvalde shooting: Questions remain about what Texas’s top law enforcement agency did and didn’t know about the school shooting

Uvalde shooting: Questions remain about what Texas's top law enforcement agency did and didn't know about the school shooting

Uvalde, Texas CNN — New audio obtained by CNN shows Texas’s top law enforcement agency knew children were trapped in Robb Elementary more than 30 minutes before anyone shot the gunman and rescued them. Less than two minutes after the acting Uvalde police chief Lt. Mariano Pargas got details that children were alive amid classmates … Read more

University of Idaho murders: Food truck video of slain students offers timeline of their final hours

Idaho police ask for calm after quadruple homicide despite no suspects in custody

CNN — Two of the four University of Idaho students who were killed on Sunday were last seen alive ordering at a late-night food truck in Moscow, Idaho, at about 1:41 am, the food truck’s live Twitch stream shows. In the video, Madison Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves order $10 worth of carbonara from Grub Truckers … Read more