Tornadoes: Severe storms expected in the South putting more than 40 million under threat

CNN — Severe storms are expected to deliver the potential for a monster trio of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail to millions of people across parts of the Southeast and Mississippi Valley beginning Tuesday afternoon, forecasters are warning. More than 40 million people from southeastern Texas eastward to Georgia, and northward to central Indiana and … 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

Colorado Springs shooting at LGBTQ club leaves 5 dead and destroys a coveted sense of safety

CNN — What started as a joyous night of laughter and dancing returned into a scene of terror when a gunman walked into an LGBTQ club and immediately opened fire. “I looked up and saw the outline of a man holding a rifle at the entrance of the club – probably about 15 feet from … Read more

Tosca Musk, Elon’s sister, has a business venture of her own — and it’s all about romance and female sexuality

Atlanta, Georgia CNN  —  Tosca Musk strides onto the red carpet at a Regal Cinemas, statuesque in a white pant suit and glistening burgundy silk top. A hush comes over a group gathered outside the theater’s doors. Some whip out cell phones and start recording her every move. It’s a chilly October night in Atlanta, … 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

UVA shooting: Campus mourns for 3 slain football players

CNN — A torrent of grief has enveloped the University of Virginia, where classes are canceled for a second day after three football players were shot dead on campus and new details emerge about the fellow student accused of killing them. A vigil Monday drew hundreds on the Charlottesville campus, with candles placed around the … Read more

Hurricane Nicole: Beachfront homes in small Florida community washed away

CNN — Trip Valigorsky’s beachfront home in a tight-knit community in Volusia County, Florida had been in his family for nearly 15 years before it was washed away this week, as the dangerous storm surge and powerful winds caused by Hurricane Nicole swept across Florida. “This home was my grandma’s favorite place,” Valigorsky told CNN. … Read more