James Brennand: Former San Antonio police officer who shot unarmed teen in a McDonald’s parking lot is indicted for attempted murder, prosecutor says

CNN — A former San Antonio police officer has been charged with attempted murder and assault after shooting an unarmed 17-year-old in a McDonald’s parking lot in October, prosecutors said Thursday. A grand jury returned the indictment against James Brennand, who was a trainee San Antonio police officer with seven months experience when the shooting … Read more

5 things to know for December 1: Ukraine, Student loans, Trump, Immigration, Uvalde

CNN — Wall Street traders and many investors are in good spirits. Stocks soared on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said rate hikes could ease this month. With this recent rise, the Dow is more than 20% above its 52-week low, which puts it in a new bull market. Here’s what else you … Read more

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

CNN — A woman whose parents and sister were killed last week in the suspected triple ‘catfish’ homicide in Riverside, California, is urging families to talk to their children about online safety. Michelle Blandin, whose father, Mark Winek, 69, mother, Sharie Winek, 65, and sister, Brooke Winek, 39, were killed on November 25, has warned … Read more

Riverside murders: The man accused of killing a teen’s family after ‘catfishing’ her was hired by a Virginia sheriff’s office earlier this month. Here’s what we know

CNN — About 10 days after a former Virginia state trooper was hired by a state sheriff’s office, he traveled to southern California and allegedly killed the family of a teenage boy. he had fished online, officials said. Austin Lee Edwards, 28, died in a shootout with authorities on Friday, hours after he allegedly killed … Read more

Buffalo supermarket shooter expected to plead guilty: Live updates

BUFFALO, NY (AP) – The white shooter who slaughtered 10 black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty on Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton Gendron, 19, pleaded Monday at a courthouse about two miles from the grocery store where … 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

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

CNN — A 12-year-old child was killed and five teenagers were injured in a shootout on Saturday night after gunfire erupted near the Atlantic Station shopping district in Atlanta following a dispute involving minors, according to city officials. Among those injured, a teenager suffered serious injuries while four others were “shot or injured in some … Read more

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks the community for its support a week after the attack

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a gunman shooting patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support when the family brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a really nice day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I couldn’t thank enough people. … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify the youngest of 6 victims in deadly mass shooting in Chesapeake

CNN — The youngest victim of this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., is a 16-year-old employee who allegedly used his first salary to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other colleagues, was shot and killed on Tuesday night when … Read more