Ahmaud Arbery murder: Jury in federal hate crimes trial excused after first day of deliberations

CNN — After deliberating for a little more than two and a half hours, the jury in the federal hate crimes trial of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery was excused for the day Monday. Deliberation will resume at 9 am Tuesday on whether the men committed the crime because of the color … Read more

Parents describe the moment their 9-year-old was shot and killed in Houston

CNN — Nine-year-old Arlene Alvarez, sitting in the backseat of her parents’ car, wore headphones to watch a movie on the way to a Houston restaurant for Valentine’s Day dinner. The girl’s father, Armando Alvarez, made a stop at a drive-thru ATM, where he witnessed a robbery underway. Gunfire suddenly rang out and Armando told … Read more

Covid-19 rips through West Virginia women’s prison as federal agency takes heat

KHN — Rory Adams did not know that Christmas in a small rural hospital in West Virginia would be the last time he saw his wife alive. She’d entered prison in early January 2021 to serve a 42-month sentence for failure to collect payroll taxes. She was supposed to return to North Carolina, their two … Read more

Tyler Skaggs death: Eric Prescott Kay, former Los Angeles Angels official, found guilty

CNN — Eric Prescott Kay, a former communications director for the Los Angeles Angels, has been found guilty of two charges in the 2019 overdose death of Angels’ pitcher Tyler Skaggs, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Texas said. Skaggs, 27, died on July 1, 2019, in a hotel in Southlake, Texas, before … Read more

Spain Train Bombings Fast Facts

CNN — Here’s a look at the March 2004 bombings of commuter trains in Spain, which killed 193 people and injured more than 1,800. The bombings are the deadliest terrorist attack in Spain’s history. On March 11, 2004, 10 bombs in backpacks and other small bags exploded on four commuter trains. One bomb did not … Read more