Tyre Nichols’ life celebrated in Memphis funeral service

Tyre Nichols’ life celebrated in Memphis funeral service

CNN — Mourners, from Vice President Kamala Harris to the activist the Rev. Al Sharpton, on Wednesday celebrated the life of Tire Nichols, whose death at the hands of police in Memphis led to second-degree murder charges against five officers. “Mothers around the world, when their babies are born, pray to God when they hold … Read more

ASML says ‘rules are being finalised’ on chip export controls to China

ASML says ‘rules are being finalised’ on chip export controls to China

Hong Kong CNN — ASML, a Dutch maker of semiconductor equipment, says “rules are being finalised” on export controls, amid reports that the Netherlands and Japan have joined the United States in restricting sales of some computer chip machinery to China. “It is our understanding that steps have been made towards an agreement between governments … Read more

Man throws Molotov cocktail at synagogue in bias incident, no damage to temple, police say

Man throws Molotov cocktail at synagogue in bias incident, no damage to temple, police say

CNN — A man threw a Molotov cocktail at a New Jersey synagogue in an arson attempt on Sunday morning, police and the synagogue said. The suspect lit and threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid around 3 am and fled the scene, Bloomfield police said in a news release. … Read more

San Antonio Zoo will let you name a cockroach after an ex and feed it to an animal

San Antonio Zoo will let you name a cockroach after an ex and feed it to an animal

CNN — The San Antonio Zoo is offering a special Valentine’s Day greeting for exes who just won’t bug off. For $10, the zoo will name a cockroach after your not-so-special someone and feed it to an animal – a cold, but direct message that you’re no longer interested. The annual “Cry Me a Cockroach” … Read more

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

Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 person and wounds 3 others, including a 2-year-old

Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 person and wounds 3 others, including a 2-year-old

CNN — At least one person was killed and three wounded – including a 2-year-old child – in a shooting in Baltimore on Saturday, police said. Authorities responded near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Laurens Ave. after 6 pm Saturday evening and found two adult males, one adult female and a 2-year-old shot, according to … Read more

A Texas National Guard member shot and injured a migrant at the border

A Texas National Guard member shot and injured a migrant at the border

CNN — A Texas National Guard member shot a migrant in the shoulder during an encounter in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas last week, according to a recent joint Army Times and Texas Tribune report. A federal law enforcement source confirmed to CNN a migrant was shot and injured in the incident. This … 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

Video: Dashcam video shows woman rescued from abduction after police chase

Video: Dashcam video shows woman rescued from abduction after police chase

Dashcam video shows woman rescued from abduction after police chase The Sheriff’s office in Columbia County, Wisconsin, released footage capturing the dramatic rescue of a woman who was sleeping in her car at a rest stop when a stranger got in and drove off with her in the back seat. CNN affiliate WMTV has more. … 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