The family of the alleged ‘catfish’ killer’s victims in California speak out

The family of the alleged 'catfish' killer's victims in California speak out

CNN — Une femme whose parents and sister were killed last week in the alleged “catfish” triple homicide in Riverside, California, is urgent families to speak to their children about online safety. Michelle Blandin, whose father, Mark Winek, 69, mother, Sharie Winek, 65, and sister, Brooke Winek, 39, were killed November 25, warned parents to … Read more

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

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

CNN — Idaho State Police has added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho prepares to host 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 … Read more

Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer in 2005 after Supreme Court denies request for a stay

Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer

CNN — 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 Missouri Department of Corrections spokesperson Karen Pojmann. The execution … 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

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 protest 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

Riverside murders: Virginia man accused of ‘catfishing’ teen before killing her family, police say

Riverside murders: Virginia man accused of 'catfishing' teen before killing her family, police say

CNN — A former Virginia police officer, believed to have murdered a teenager’s family in Riverside, California after “catfishing” her online, was killed in a shootout while trying to flee authorities, the city’s police department said in a news release. Officers with the Riverside Police were dispatched Friday to check the welfare of a young … 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

Atlantic Station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teenagers injured in shooting at shopping district near downtown Atlanta

Atlantic Station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teenagers injured in shooting at shopping district near downtown Atlanta

CNN — A 12-year-old was killed and five teenagers were injured in a shooting Saturday night after gunfire erupted near Atlanta’s Atlantic Station retail district following a dispute involving juveniles, according to city officials. Of those who were injured, one teenager suffered critical injuries while four others were “shot or injured in some way,” Atlanta … Read more

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

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

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

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty over pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty over pro-democracy protest fund

hong kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty Friday on a charge relating to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including the Cantopop singer Denise Ho, contravened the Societies Ordinance by … Read more