‘Extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect taken into custody after standoff with law enforcement, Oregon police say

CNN — A man accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in Oregon this month was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with authorities Tuesday night, police said. Law enforcement had surrounded a home underground which suspect Benjamin Obadiah Foster was believed to be hiding in the southwest Oregon city of Grants Pass, and … Read more

3 Michigan rappers have been missing for 10 days since their scheduled performance was canceled, Detroit police say

CNN — Multiple Michigan agencies are investigating what happened to three local rappers who went missing 10 days ago after a performance at a club was cancelled, Detroit police said Monday. Armani Kelly, 28, Dante Wicker, 31 and Montoya Givens, 31, who are all associates, were supposed to perform at a club in Detroit on … Read more

Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in an abandoned home’s closet, police say

CNN — [Breaking news top, published at 8:xx p.m ET] Two emperor tamarin monkeys missing from the Dallas Zoo were found in the closet of an abandoned home in a southern suburb of Dallas after investigators received a tip, police said Tuesday. “Dallas police received a tip the monkeys may be at an abandoned home … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ death: First police report in Tyre Nichols case does not match video of deadly beating

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN — An initial police report filed in the hours after the Tire Nichols traffic stop suggested he was violent and made claims that were contradicted by video later released by police. Nichols was subdued on the ground yet continuously beaten after the stop by Memphis … Read more

Winter ice storm: Millions across the South and central US brace as officials urge staying off roads

CNN — A winter storm bringing the triple threat of ice, sleet and snow Tuesday to parts of the South and central US has prompted officials to close roads and schools as they urge people to avoid traveling in dangerous conditions. About 38 million people from Texas and Oklahoma to as far east as Kentucky … Read more

Protesters across the US decry police brutality after Tyre Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters once again took to the streets over the weekend to decry police brutality after the release of video depicting the violent Memphis police beating of 29-year-old Tire Nichols, and more gatherings and vigils are planned for Sunday. Nichols could be heard … Read more

Paul Pelosi attacker trafficks in conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video release

CNN — The man who attacked the husband of Nancy Pelosi in their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former House speaker in a bizarre phone call to a San Francisco reporter on Friday, according to the Bay Area station’s reporting. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee from … Read more

More protests today after release of video depicting the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters across the US were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, one day after the release of video showing the horrific police beating of Tire Nichols in Memphis. The graphic video of police striking the Black man who later died earlier this … Read more

‘Dangerous’ arctic air returns this weekend after a month-long hiatus

CNN — What has been a mild start to 2023 will come crashing to a halt this weekend as winter makes a roaring comeback across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Minneapolis residents have seen a mild January so far – at least by their standards – with temperatures failing to fall below zero this … Read more

29-year-old Hyejeong Shin posed as teen at New Jersey high school, police say

CNN — A 29-year-old New Jersey woman is facing charges over claims she used false government documents in a ploy to pose as a teenager at a high school, according to police. Hyejeong Shin was charged with one count of providing a false government document after she allegedly submitted a fake birth certificate to the … Read more