Beloved ‘Weinerman’ statue returned to West Virginia restaurant

Beloved ‘Weinerman’ statue returned to West Virginia restaurant

CNN — A West Virginia restaurant is celebrating after its beloved “Weinerman” statue was returned. The statue was stolen from Dairy Winkle, a restaurant in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, according to a January 19 news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office. The business suffered a fire on January 11. The restaurant owner reported … Read more

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

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

Alex Murdaugh: Prosecutors suggest Alex Murdaugh ‘manufactured’ alibis, defense calls him a ‘loving father’ in opening statements as trial for the murders of his wife and son begins

Alex Murdaugh: Prosecutors suggest Alex Murdaugh ‘manufactured’ alibis, defense calls him a ‘loving father’ in opening statements as trial for the murders of his wife and son begins

CNN — Opening statements began Wednesday afternoon in Walterboro, South Carolina, in the trial of Alex Murdaugh, who has been charged with the 2021 murders of his wife and youngest son – the most serious and the grisliest of allegations faced by the once prominent, but now disbarred , attorney. Murdaugh has pleaded not guilty … Read more

Thousands without power after reported tornadoes strike Texas and Louisiana communities as storm continues to threaten South, Midwest

Thousands without power after reported tornadoes strike Texas and Louisiana communities as storm continues to threaten South, Midwest

CNN — More than a dozen reported tornadoes struck across communities in Texas and Louisiana, damaging many homes and businesses as windows and roofs were blown off buildings – and the threat is expected to persist Wednesday in other southern states. A massive, multi-day storm is bringing different impacts to a large swath of the … Read more

Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

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A Florida woman is barricading herself inside a Daytona Beach hospital room after shooting her terminally ill husband

Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

CNN — A woman has confined herself to a room inside a Daytona Beach, Florida, hospital after shooting her terminally ill husband on Saturday, police say. Officers arrived at the Advent Health Hospital after receiving a report of a person being shot, Daytona Beach police said in a release obtained by CNN affiliate WESH. “Officers … Read more

Fort Pierce, Florida, shooting: 8 people injured during an MLK Day event, authorities say

Fort Pierce, Florida, shooting: 8 people injured during an MLK Day event, authorities say

CNN — Eight people were shot at a crowded Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Fort Pierce, Florida, authorities said Monday night. All eight adult victims were brought to a hospital, including one person who is in critical condition, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brian Hester said. At least four others were … Read more

Southeast tornadoes: More than 30 tornadoes reportedly hit as severe weather strikes the region on Thursday, leaving at least 7 people dead

Southeast tornadoes: More than 30 tornadoes reportedly hit as severe weather strikes the region on Thursday, leaving at least 7 people dead

CNN — At least seven people, including a child, were killed Thursday as severe storms swept across the South, where ferocious winds sent residents running for cover, blew roofs off homes and knocked out power to thousands. Damaged powerlines, severed tree limbs and debris littered streets in Alabama, Georgia and Kentucky, where at least 35 … Read more

A Kentucky woman won $175,000 after getting a lottery ticket at an office gift exchange

A Kentucky woman won 5,000 after getting a lottery ticket at an office gift exchange

CNN — A Kentucky woman brought home the best present at her office gift exchange. Lori Janes, from Louisville, won $175,000 after receiving a lottery ticket at her office holiday party, according to a news release from the Kentucky Lottery. Janes, an officer manager and treatment coordinator at Harmon Dental Center, participated in a “white … Read more

‘This was a hate crime’: Interracial family may soon be homeless as authorities still search for the cause of fire that engulfed their home last year

‘This was a hate crime’: Interracial family may soon be homeless as authorities still search for the cause of fire that engulfed their home last year

Editor’s Note: In this series finale of “This is Life with Lisa Ling,” the show profiles interracial couples. The series airs this Sunday at 10 pm ET. CNN — A year after his Tennessee home was burned down and a racial slur was spray-painted on his property, Alan Mays says he’s still pleading with authorities … Read more