Protests of China’s strict “zero-COVID” policies hit Shanghai and other cities

Protests of China’s strict “zero-COVID” policies hit Shanghai and other cities

Protests against China’s strict “zero-COVID” policies resurfaced in Shanghai and Beijing on Sunday afternoon, continuing a round of demonstrations that have spread across the country since a deadly apartment fire in the northwestern city of Urumqi led to questions over such rigid anti-virus measures. Crowds stood and filmed as police started shoving at people who … Read more

US citizen accused of killing North Carolina woman while vacationing. Here’s what we know

US citizen accused of killing North Carolina woman while vacationing.  Here’s what we know

CNN — Shanquella Robinson arrived in the picturesque Mexican town of San José del Cabo on October 28 with six of her friends. One day later, the 25-year-old student at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina died while staying in a luxury rental property in Baja California Sur. Now, nearly one month after the death, … Read more

Police: 2 young children stabbed to death in Bronx apartment

Police: 2 young children stabbed to death in Bronx apartment

NEW YORK — Two small children died of stab wounds after their mother was taken into custody for observation Saturday night in New York City, police said. A 3-year-old boy and an 11-month-old boy were found in a Bronx apartment with multiple stab wounds to the neck and torso and did not survive after being … Read more

Drive-by Shooting Injures 2 At Funeral At Nashville Church

Drive-by Shooting Injures 2 At Funeral At Nashville Church

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two people as they and others were walking out of church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month, according to police. Metro Nashville Police Department spokesperson Don Aaron said the afternoon shooting occurred outside New Season Church, … Read more

Judge denies 19-year-old’s request to attend father’s execution

Judge denies 19-year-old’s request to attend father’s execution

ST. LOUIS — A federal judge has denied a request from a 19-year-old woman to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection, upholding a Missouri law that bars anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution. Kevin Johnson is set to be executed Tuesday for killing Kirkwood, Missouri, Police Officer William McEntee in 2005. … Read more

12-year-old dies in Russian Roulette; murder charges brought

Police: 2 young children stabbed to death in Bronx apartment

A 12-year-old boy is dead after playing Russian Roulette with peers in Jackson, Mississippi, police say. Jackson’s Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn identified the boy as Markell Noah, according to reports by Mississippi-based WLBT-TV. Following the death officers arrested two juveniles and one adult Friday. Police say the two juveniles are being charged with murder … Read more

Walmart shooting victims include a 16-year-old helping his family, a mom with wedding plans and a longtime employee

Walmart shooting victims include a 16-year-old helping his family, a mom with wedding plans and a longtime employee

A 16-year-old helping his family. A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. A longtime employee. That’s how friends and family described some of the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, when a manager opened fire Tuesday night with a handgun authorities said he bought earlier … Read more

Man arrested after threatening passenger mid-flight

Man arrested after threatening passenger mid-flight

Man arrested after threatening passenger mid-flight – CBS News Watch CBS News A man is facing federal charges after he demanded another passenger pause her in-flight movie before putting a razor blade to her throat, officials say. According to the complaint, the woman’s husband ran for help and she was able to break away. Christina … Read more

Honduras declares a state of emergency against gang crime

Honduras declares a state of emergency against gang crime

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras became the second country in Central America to declare a state of emergency to fight gang crimes like extortion. For years, street gangs have charged protection money from bus and taxi drivers and store owners in Honduras, as in neighboring El Salvador. Late Thursday, Honduran President Xiomara Castro proposed a measure … Read more