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

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

UVA Shooting: Prosecutor announces more charges against suspect in campus shooting before his first scheduled court appearance

CNN — Additional charges were announced Tuesday against the man accused of killing three football players and wounding two others in a weekend shooting at the University of Virginia ahead of his initial court appearance Wednesday. The new charges – two counts of malicious wounding, each accompanied by a firearm charge – are related to … Read more

Actor Alec Baldwin alleges wrongdoing against ‘Rust’ film crew members in lawsuit

CNN — Actor Alec Baldwin on Friday filed a lawsuit in California against several individuals associated with the “Rust” film, according to a cross-complaint obtained by CNN. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot by the actor last October during a rehearsal for a scene for the movie, which was being filmed near Santa Fe, New … Read more

Ethan Crumbley pleads guilty in Michigan high school shooting that killed 4 students

CNN — A teen accused of killing four students and wounding seven others at a Michigan high school last year pleaded guilty Monday to murder charges. Ethan Crumbley pleaded guilty to all 24 charges against him – including one count of terrorism causing death and four counts of first-degree murder – for fatally shooting the … Read more

Five takeaways from the Florida Senate debate

CNN — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Rep. Val Demings demonstrated in Tuesday’s Florida Senate debate why they are considered two of the brightest stars by their respective parties. In a spirited and testy 60-minute debate – the first and only of the race – they traded quick barbs, sharp rebukes and pointed answers, … Read more

Federal judge temporarily blocks parts of New York gun law

CNN — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the enforcement of parts of a New York gun law that was enacted in the wake of a Supreme Court decision earlier this summer striking down certain protections. Among the provisions of the New York law that the state cannot enforce is one that defines Times Square … Read more

Proud Boys member is first to plead guilty to seditious conspiracy

CNN — Jeremy Bertino, a top lieutenant to Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy in federal court on Thursday, and is cooperating with the Justice Department’s investigation into the far-right extremist group. Bertino, 43, also pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. He is the first … Read more

Rayshard Brooks: Prosecutor to dismiss charges against Atlanta police officers involved in fatal shooting

CNN — A Georgia special prosecutor announced Tuesday that murder and assault charges will be dismissed against two Atlanta police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in June 2020, saying the officers acted reasonably in response to a deadly threat. “Both acted as reasonable officers would under the facts and circumstances of … Read more