Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

CNN — The Justice Department announced new arrests on Friday in connection with a plot to kill a New York-based journalist and human rights activist critical of the Iranian government. The three indicted men, believed to be part of an Eastern European criminal organization with ties to Iran, face charges of murder-for-hire and money laundering … Read more

First witness in Alex Murdaugh murder trial saw no tears

CNN — The officer who was the first to respond to the scene where Alex Murdaugh’s wife and son were found killed testified Thursday that one of the first things Murdaugh mentioned after the officer arrived was a boating accident involving his son years ago. Murdaugh, a now disbarred attorney and member of a prominent … Read more

Israeli forces kill nine in clash in Jenin with Palestinian gunmen, marking the deadliest day in the West Bank in over a year

CNN — Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians, including an elderly woman, and injured several others in a raid on Thursday in the restive West Bank city and refugee camp of Jenin, the Palestinian health ministry said. The death toll makes Thursday the deadliest day for Palestinians in the West Bank in more than a year, … Read more

Newport News, Va., shooting: After 6-year-old shoots teacher in classroom, criticism mounts for school district as officials leave posts

CNN — The fallout is mounting in the Virginia school district where a 6-year-old allegedly shot his teacher in the chest earlier this month, with school officials quitting their posts facing a potential lawsuit amid questions about whether the shooting was preventable. Ebony Parker, the vice-principal of Richneck Elementary School at Newport News, resigned on … Read more

Tire Nichols: A timeline of the investigations into Nichols’ death after a traffic stop and arrest by Memphis police

CNN — Nearly three weeks after a traffic stop in Memphis led to a violent arrest and subsequent death of a driver, police are expected to release police body camera footage of the incident to the public. Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, was hospitalized after the Jan. 7 arrest and died three days later … Read more

These are the names to know in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial

CNN — The murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh is underway at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, a small town about 40 miles east of Charleston. The case dates back to June 2021, when Murdaugh’s wife and son were found shot dead at the family estate in Islandton, known as Moselle. … Read more