Richard Fierro: An Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks a week after the attack the community for their support = Colorado

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take out a gunman who shot at patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support as his family’s brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a beautiful day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I can’t thank the … Read more

Virginia Walmart Shooting: Authorities identify the youngest of 6 victims in the deadly mass shooting in Chesapeake > Virginia

CNN — The latest victim in this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, is a 16-year-old clerk who reportedly used his first paycheck to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron was shot dead along with five other colleagues Tuesday night when a manager … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities release note found on Walmart shooter’s cell phone > Virginia

CNN — The shooter in this week’s deadly Walmart shooting in Chesapeake, Virginia, bought the handgun he used on the morning of the attack and left a “death notice” detailing grievances against people in his life, city officials said on Friday. The city released the note in a series of tweets, redacting the names of … Read more

Colorado Springs comes to terms with the past after a shooting at a gay club = Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — When officers unfurled a 25-foot rainbow flag in front of Colorado Springs City Hall this week, people gathered to mourn the victims a mass shooting at a popular gay club couldn’t help but think how such a show of support would have been unthinkable just days before. With a growing … Read more

President Joe Biden railed against access to assault weapons after recent shooting > Massachusetts

CNN — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would work with Congress to “try to get rid of offensive weapons”. “The idea that (that) we still allow the purchase of semi-automatic weapons is sick, it’s just sick. It has no social redemption value, zero, none. Not a single, lonely justification for it,” Biden 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

Another mass shooting highlights America’s stubborn split over gun control > Virginia

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. Sign up for free to get it in your inbox here. Washington CNN — America’s shameful tradition of gun violence turned ugly again Tuesday night at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. At least six people were killed at the store, with four other victims, … 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

Armed guards outside the pot farm before killing 4 people

Armed guards were a fixture outside of the rural Oklahoma marijuana farm where four people were killed, execution-style. The postman “was getting hit with guns almost the entire time,” Jack Quirk, the owner of local newspaper All About Hennessey, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “Why are there guards at all? You know if it’s … Read more

Miami police arrest a man in 4 murders at an Oklahoma pot farm

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH – Associated Press Authorities want a man brought back to Oklahoma to face charges in the execution-style killing of four people at a marijuana farm after he was arrested in south Florida. The suspect in the weekend’s killings, Wu Chen, was taken into custody by Miami Beach police and taken to the … Read more