Connecticut police find man charged with killing his 11-month-old daughter

CNN — A fugitive accused of the “heinous” murder of his 11-month-old daughter last month was found and arrested on Friday, Connecticut police said. In November, authorities obtained an arrest warrant for Christopher Francisquini, 31, charging him with murder under special circumstances and risk of harm to a minor after the dismembered remains of his … Read more

Democrats vote to move forward with Biden plan to put South Carolina first on 2024 primary calendar

CNN — The Democratic National Committee’s regulatory arm voted on Friday to approve a proposal to radically reshape the 2024 presidential nomination calendar and make South Carolina the first state to hold a primary, followed by Nevada and New Hampshire on same day a few days later, then Georgia and Michigan before Super Tuesday. President … Read more

Prince William and Kate are in the US for their first trip in eight years

Boston CNN — The new Prince and Princess of Wales touched down in Boston on Wednesday ahead of the second Earthshot Prize Awards later this week. The couple flew to the city on a commercial flight as controversy erupted at home, after an aide quit following ‘unacceptable and deeply regrettable’ remarks to a black executive … Read more

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

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and injured three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a predominantly black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of domestic terrorism as a felony hate, murder and attempted murder. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old white man, pleaded guilty … Read more

A pilot and passenger have been rescued after a small plane crashed into power lines in Maryland

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 12:59 a.m. ET] The pilot and passenger who were trapped in a plane for hours after it crashed into power lines in Montgomery County, Maryland on Sunday have been rescued, the fire department chief said and Montgomery County lifesaver Scott Goldstein early Monday morning. Both were taken to … Read more

More than1,000 US flights delayed Sunday as major airports urge passengers to arrive early for travel

New York CNN — A severe weather system in several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports serving New York 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 morning, 1,056 flights to, from … Read more

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

CNN — Former E. magazine columnist Jean Carroll has sued former President Donald Trump for assault and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to file charges years after the offensive. Carroll filed the lawsuit on Thursday, the first day civil suits can be brought under the new law, … Read more

The Club Q shooting fits into an enduring US pattern of intimidating vulnerable groups where they congregate

Washington CNN — A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Race Deconstructed newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every week, subscribe for free here. Last weekend’s mass shooting at a beloved LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado was a nightmare. Late Saturday – the day before Transgender Remembrance Day – a 22-year-old entered … Read more

Buffalo snow: Western New York digs out from up to 6 feet of accumulation

CNN — Heavy snowfall is expected to continue piling up in western New York state through Sunday after a historic storm saw the Buffalo area record record snowfall totaling more than 6 feet in some regions. Just after 11 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a special weather statement warning that a … Read more

2 men arrested, 1 with Nazi arm-band, accused of making threats to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

CNN — Two men have been arrested and charged for online threats to attack a New York synagogue, multiple law enforcement sources told CNN. New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced the arrests in a statement on Saturday. Investigators from the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD’s Counterterrorism and Intelligence Bureau, working … Read more