Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. But Missouri law says his 19-year-old daughter is too young to witness ” Missouri

CNN — A federal court has denied a 19-year-old woman’s request to witness Tuesday’s execution of her father, when the state of Missouri is scheduled to execute him for the 2005 murder of police sergeant William McEntee. Corionsa Ramey is barred from attending the execution of her father, Kevin Johnson, because Missouri state law prohibits … Read more

US citizen accused of killing North Carolina woman on vacation Here’s what we know ^ North Carolina

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

University of Idaho students stabbed: 2 weeks after police found 4 victims dead, here’s the status of the investigation

CNN — Two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, dozens of local, state and federal investigators are still working to determine who carried out the brutal attack. After reviewing more than 1,000 leads and conducting at least 150 interviews, investigators have yet to identify a suspect or uncover a murder … Read more

Arrest warrant issued for North Carolina woman’s boyfriend found dead while on vacation in Mexico ^ North Carolina

CNN — Mexican prosecutors have obtained an arrest warrant for the girlfriend of a North Carolina woman who was found dead last month while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The extradition process for the suspect in the death of Shanquella Robinson is underway, Mexico’s Baja California Sur Attorney General Daniel de la Rosa told … Read more

Christian Glass: 2 Colorado lawmakers have been fired and charged in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man armed with a knife who called 911 = Colorado

CNN — Two Colorado lawmakers have been charged and fired after investigations into the fatal police shooting in June of Christian Glass, a 22-year-old man who was armed with a knife and called 911 for roadside assistance, officials and family attorneys say. A grand jury on Wednesday indicted Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Deputies Andrew Buen, … Read more

Azea Augustama: Former Olympic boxer arrested in South Florida on threats of mass shooting * Florida

CNN — According to an affidavit, a former Olympic boxer from North Miami has been arrested and charged with threatening to shoot down a South Florida gym. Azea Augustama, who represented Haiti at the 2008 Olympics, was arrested Tuesday after paying a down payment to buy an AK-47 and was charged with three crimes – … Read more

Colorado Springs Police said they made efforts not to confuse Club Q victims. Here’s why that’s important = Colorado

CNN — Police Chief Adrian Vasquez took a fundamental but still relatively unusual step when he announced the names of the five victims killed at Club Q, the popular LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. Rather than relying on ID cards or legal identifiers, Vasquez and the police department communicated with victims’ families through victim attorneys, … Read more

Murders of University of Idaho students: Investigators questioned 90 people

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Authorities are scheduled to provide an update on the fatal stabbing of four University of Idaho students Wednesday afternoon while police may search vital video evidence and more than 700 leads received in the 10 days since the bodies were found. A wealth of information has poured in since investigators opened … Read more

Q Club Shooting: As Colorado Springs grips with grief after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether the crime was a prejudice-motivated crime = Colorado

CNN — The mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which killed five people and injured more than a dozen over the weekend, is being investigated as a biased crime as survivors deal with trauma and grief after the attack. Club Q, known in the Colorado Springs area as a safe haven … Read more

Changing perceptions of cannabis are increasing the impact of dispensaries on the community – Arizona

Marijuana dispensaries are now viewed as dispensaries that provide essential services that help provide medication and relief to people struggling with life-threatening illnesses and pain. Arizona’s cannabis industry has also become a lifeblood for many non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the status quo for thousands of underserved groups and communities. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Cannabis use … Read more