Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 9:25 p.m. ET] Kevin Johnson – who murdered a Kirkwood, Missouri, police officer in 2005, but claimed racial bias in his prosecution – was executed Tuesday night by lethal injection. Johnson, 37, was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m. CT. He didn’t give a final statement, according to Department … Read more

Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

CNN — The Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei has died suddenly at the age of 64, the country’s foreign ministry said Saturday. “Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, has suddenly passed away today,” the Foreign Ministry said in its official Facebook account, without providing more details about the circumstances … Read more

Arrest warrant issued for friend of a North Carolina woman found dead while on vacation in Mexico

CNN — Mexican prosecutors have obtained an arrest warrant for the friend of a North Carolina woman found dead last month while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas and on Thursday called the death the result of “a direct attack.” Shanquella Robinson, 25, was traveling with college friends from Winston-Salem State University when she was … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators are spending the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on coworkers, killing six before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for an overnight shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

An employee had a gun to her forehead, others ran for their lives: Witnesses describe the Chesapeake Walmart shooting

CNN — Though Jessie Wilczewski had only been working at the Chesapeake, Virginia, Walmart for a few days, her Tuesday night shift started like all the rest, with a routine team meeting in the break room. But moments after that meeting began, Wilczewski found herself face to face with her team leader, who held a … Read more

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say. The shooter is also dead

CNN — At least six people were shot dead Tuesday night inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, in an attack that unfolded within an hour of the store’s scheduled closing time, city officials said early Wednesday. The shooter is dead, city ​​officials said. Investigators were sweeping the store overnight into Wednesday to search for victims … Read more

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

CNN — The mass shooting inside an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where five people were killed and more than a dozen were injured over the weekend is being investigated as a bias-driven crime as survivors grapple with trauma and grief following the attack. Club Q, known in the Colorado Springs area as a … Read more

Indonesia earthquake: Search underway as 5.6-tremor leaves dozens dead in West Java

Jakarta, Indonesia CNN — Rescuers are digging through debris on Tuesday to find survivors of a powerful earthquake that toppled homes and buildings in a highly populated area of ​​Indonesia’s West Java province, killing dozens of people. Monday’s quake killed 62 people, according to the country’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), though earlier, West Java’s … Read more

Police in Idaho urge public to stay vigilant after students are killed in quadruple homicide and no suspects have been identified

CNN — Police in Moscow, Idaho, are asking the public to stay vigilant after providing new details about a quadruple homicide near the University of Idaho campus, including that two roommates were in the home where the students were killed at the time of the attack and the door of the home was open when … Read more

Idaho police say there were other people in the home at the time of quadruple homicide, but declined to say who called 911

CNN — More questions than answers continue to plague the Moscow, Idaho, community after the fatal stabbing of four University of Idaho students – and police said they cannot assure the community is safe. Moscow Police Chief James Fry gave an update Wednesday, saying two additional roommates were in the home at the time of … Read more