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

“A significant severe weather event is likely this week,” forecasters say

CNN — A new robust storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest on Sunday is expected to bring severe storms to the south this week. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an early warning calling for “a significant severe weather event” in parts of the lower Mississippi River Valley on Tuesday. “This storm system will … Read more

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

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

Early voting begins in some Georgia counties when Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker sprint to the Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins in some Georgia counties on Saturday, when Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half sprint to their Dec. 6 runoff after Thanksgiving. Unlike the 2021 runoff, control of the Senate is not at stake as Democrats have already won 50 seats and … 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

Conscientious objectors have faced defeat, but conscientious objection still reigns in Arizona – Arizona

CNN — Many of the candidates who peddled former President Donald Trump’s lies that the 2020 election was “rigged” and “stolen” were defeated in November, a pattern heralded by Democrats that is already changing the contours of the 2024 election — which prompts the former president to modulate his tone as he recently released another … 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