Miami-area teens involved in sword murder of high school student charged as adults, prosecutors say

October 27, 2021 at 00:17

Three Miami-area teenagers involved in the brutal murder of a high school senior as he was being stabbed with a knife and sword will be charged as adults, authorities said Tuesday. Andre Clements and Christie Parisienne, both 17, and 16-year-old Jaslyn Smit...

Charlottesville civil trial will pit free speech vs. organizing violence

October 27, 2021 at 00:06

Counterprotesters line the route taken by white nationalists and neo-Nazis during the "Unite the Right" rally. Counterprotesters line the route taken by white nationalists and neo-Nazis during the "Unite the Right" rally. The plaintiffs include several Char...

University of Pittsburgh department puts 'secretary,' 'clerk,' and 'omsbudsman' on 'sexist language' list

October 26, 2021 at 23:12

The University of Pittsburgh has declared that terms such as "secretary," "clerk," and "omsbudsman" are considered "Sexist Language." A new "Gender-Inclusive/Non-Sexist Language Guidelines and Resources" page made by the Office for Equity, Diversity, and In...

Minneapolis slated to vote on replacing police department

October 26, 2021 at 23:06

Minneapolis voters will face one of the city's most daunting questions next week when they head to the polls to decide on a key ballot measure that would dismantle the police department. 2 will ask residents on Nov. 2 whether they prefer to amend the city's...

Man who sent life-threatening messages to Rep. Matt Gaetz faces federal indictment

October 26, 2021 at 22:37

A man accused of barking death threats at Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., over the phone earlier this year was nabbed last week on a federal indictment, according to court records. Prosecutors say that on Jan. 9 — three days after the Capitol siege — Eugene Huelsm...

Illinois officer fatally shot as he approached a suspected stolen vehicle, authorities say

October 26, 2021 at 22:28

(CNN) A 36-year-old Pontoon Beach, Illinois, police officer was shot and killed Tuesday morning after attempting to approach a suspected stolen vehicle, the Illinois State Police said in a news release. As officer Tyler Timmins approached the vehicle early...

Ex-US Embassy staffer accused of drugging, molesting women worked in CIA, FBI urges victims to come forward

October 26, 2021 at 21:35

The FBI is urging additional victims to come forward if they suffered at the hands of a former U.S. Embassy staffer who has pleaded guilty to abusive sexual conduct of numerous women over a span of 14 years. Brian Jeffrey Raymond, 45, pleaded guilty in July...

Former Liberty University spokesman sues for wrongful termination after allegedly speaking out against school's handling of Title IX lawsuit

October 26, 2021 at 21:09

(CNN) A former Liberty University spokesman is suing the university for firing him after he allegedly spoke out on how the school was handling sexual misconduct allegations, according to a suit filed Monday. Walter Scott Lamb most recently served as the sen...

150 people arrested, over $31M seized in international drug trafficking sting: Department of Justice

October 26, 2021 at 21:08

U.S. and European law enforcement officials have arrested 150 people and seized more than $31 million in an international drug trafficking investigation stemming from sales on the darknet, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday. The arrests are connect...

Loudoun parents gather for potentially explosive school board meeting after alleged assault revelations

October 26, 2021 at 21:06

Parents in Loudoun County are gearing up for a potentially explosive school board meeting on Tuesday, a week after a bombshell email showed that Superintendent Scott Ziegler had notified the school board about an alleged sexual assault in a girls' restroom...

Seattle man steals empty school bus then rams cars and runs red lights before crashing: police

October 26, 2021 at 20:58

A Seattle man stole a 33,000-pound empty school bus on Tuesday morning and fled officers as he ran red lights and "appeared to purposefully ram other vehicles," according to the Seattle Police Department. The suspect, who has not been identified by police,...

Texas woman killed after a stolen big rig crashes into a mobile home

October 26, 2021 at 20:32

(CNN) A suspect in a reportedly stolen 18-wheeler is accused of jumping out of the moving truck moments before it crashed into a mobile home in Texas, killing a woman and injuring a man. According to the Houston Police Department, a trucking company reporte...

Investors are getting very greedy again

October 26, 2021 at 20:08

But as October ends, Wall Street is in a festive mood. The Dow ended the day up nearly 15 points Tuesday to hit an all-time high and is not far from the 36,000 mark . The S&P 500, also at a record level, rose 0.2% while the Nasdaq gained 0.1%. shares en...

The first new Range Rover in a decade faces tougher competition

October 26, 2021 at 19:59

(CNN Business) Land Rover just unveiled what will be the first new, redesigned Range Rover in a decade. This is only the fifth generation of the large off-road luxury SUV since the model was introduced in 1970. The Range Rover used to have a pretty straight...

Texas kids abandoned with skeletal remains of 9-year-old brother fed by neighbors

October 26, 2021 at 19:58

The children in Houston who were reportedly abandoned in an apartment as their dead brother’s body decomposed relied on neighbors to feed them. "One day he came down and knocked down on my door and asked if I could charge his phone. From there I built a bon...

Pelosi and Jayapal meeting as talks over Biden agenda hit critical moment

October 26, 2021 at 19:25

The meeting comes as top congressional Democrats are hoping to secure a deal on the social safety net package and hold a House vote on the infrastructure bill this week. The meeting between Jayapal and Pelosi is one of several high profile Democratic meetin...

Kyle Rittenhouse case: Prosecutors can't call wounded men 'victims' during upcoming trial, judge rules

October 26, 2021 at 19:23

On Monday, Judge Bruce Schroeder ruled that Rittenhouse’s defense team is permitted to describe the three wounded men as "rioters," "looters" or arsonists, The Associated Press reported. Prosecutors, however, will not be allowed to refer to the three wounde...

Illinois police officer shot and killed near St. Louis after approaching suspected stolen vehicle

October 26, 2021 at 19:07

A police officer was shot and killed Tuesday morning in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis after approaching a vehicle he suspected had been stolen, authorities said. Pontoon Beach Officer Tyler Timmons was shot at a Speedway gas station along Route 111 just b...

House votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to 13 US service members killed in Kabul airport attack

October 26, 2021 at 18:50

Washington (CNN) The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a bill that would posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 US service members killed in the August terrorist attack outside Kabul's airport during the US evacuation...

A nor'easter drenches the East Coast, spurring flash flooding and water rescues in New Jersey

October 26, 2021 at 18:47

Up to 5 inches of rain had fallen in parts of New Jersey by 11 a.m. Phil Murphy delayed the opening of state government offices until 11 a.m. to allow workers ample time to arrive. "If you're out on our roads and come across a flooded section, please just t...