Athena Strand: Texas school districts encourage students to wear pink in honor of 7-year-old after a FedEx driver was charged in her kidnapping and killing

CNN — Several school districts in Texas are encouraging students to wear pink Monday in honor of Athena Strand, the 7-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped outside her home and killed last week. More than 20 school districts, including the Paradise Independent School District in the county where Strand disappeared, are taking part in 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

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

Student loan forgiveness: Biden administration dealt another setback in court in effort to revive student loan debt relief policy

CNN — A second federal appeals court has rejected an offer by the Biden administration to suspend a ruling blocking the president’s student debt relief policy. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled late Wednesday that it will not stay a Texas judge’s ruling overturning the policy while an appeal of the decision is … 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

Idaho State Police adds patrols to university campus as school holds vigil for 4 students killed in unsolved stabbings

CNN — Idaho State Police added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho held a vigil Wednesday night for the four students who were fatally stabbed earlier this month. . Several hundred people attended the campus vigil of 9,300 students to commemorate the victims: Ethan Chapin, 20; … Read more

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

CNN — Idaho State Police added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho holds a Wednesday night vigil 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 of information about … Read more

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

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

University of Idaho student killings: Investigators have looked at more than 1,000 tips

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Investigators into the fatal stabbings of four University of Idaho students have gone through more than 1,000 tips that arrived within 10 days of the bodies being found, authorities told reporters at a conference press Wednesday afternoon. Idaho State Patrol Col. Kedrick Wills also said more than 150 people were interviewed, … Read more

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

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Nine days after the killing of four University of Idaho students, police have not arrested any suspects, but are “definitely making progress”, according to an outside information officer. “It takes a while to piece together and piece together this whole timeline of events and the picture of what really happened,” said … Read more