Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN — Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and an enthusiastic crowd of walkers on a recent Sunday in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood . The group stopped at an early polling station to vote, forming a line with some waiting up to an … Read more

Lorie Smith: Same-sex marriage fight continues at the Supreme Court with challenge from website designer

CNN — The Supreme Court will revisit the intersection of LGBTQ rights and religious freedom on Monday when it hears the case of a graphic designer who is looking to start a website business to perform weddings – but doesn’t want to work with. same-sex couples. The case comes as LGBTQ rights supporters fear the … Read more

Idaho college murders: Authorities say they’ve received thousands of tips in the case

CNN — Authorities investigating the murder of four University of Idaho students who were found stabbed to death last month say they received thousands of tips from the public. In a Saturday update, the Moscow Police Department said it received more than 2,640 emails to a peak web address, more than 2,770 phone tips and … Read more

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

What we know about Georgia voters ahead of Senate runoff

CNN — For two years, the eyes of the political world have not ceased to turn to Georgia. And for the second time in two years, voters in this key state will choose their senator in a runoff, which this time will determine whether Democrats expand their majority to 50-50. Early data shows that voters … Read more

Idaho student killings: As police release a series of confusing statements on the case, here’s where the investigation stands

CNN — As many University of Idaho students returned to campus this week, the police investigation into the stabbing deaths of four of their peers continued — but not without confusion over a key detail of the case. Nearly three weeks after the students were found stabbed to death in an off-campus house on Nov. … Read more

Richard Allen’s attorneys say he has “nothing to hide” in death of two Indiana teens

CNN — Lawyers for the suspect in the 2017 murder of two teenage girls in Delphi, Indiana, said in a statement Friday that their client “has nothing to hide.” ” Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, will make ‘a vigorous legal and factual challenge’ to the charge that an … Read more

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

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

Shanquella Robinson’s death is being investigated as a femicide. Here is what it means

CNN — The murder of Shanquella Robinson is being investigated as femicide, a term unfamiliar to many in the United States, as this gender-motivated crime has not been defined by US law although it is is a global problem. Robinson, a 25-year-old student at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, died in October while staying … Read more

A newly unsealed affidavit details the clues that led investigators to the suspect in Delphi teen girl killings

CNN — An unexpended .40 caliber cartridge that was found near the bodies of two Indiana teenage girls was linked to suspect Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, according to a probable cause affidavit. The affidavit, unsealed by a judge on Tuesday, helps shed light on how investigators focused … Read more