Shinzo Abe funeral: Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader

Tokyo CNN  —  Japan bids farewell to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in an elaborate state funeral Tuesday, despite public opposition to the cost of the event as the country grapples with their late leader’s legacy. Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, was shot dead during a campaign speech in Nara in July, stunning a nation … Read more

Russian man shoots draft officer after Putin’s mobilization order

Shocking video footage shows a Russian man gunning down a draft officer Monday to avoid being forced to join the war on Ukraine. The disturbing clip starts with the shotgun-wielding man moving onto a small stage before opening fire just feet from a recruitment officer, who immediately collapses. As the gunman moves toward others in … Read more

4 people shot in Harrisburg

Officials in Harrisburg say four adults were shot at an after hours party early Sunday morning.The shooting happened just down the street from a local popular bar.It occurred in the 2300 block of Woodlawn Street around 5 a.m. Local neighbors and business owners tell WGAL that it is not uncommon for shootings to happen in … Read more

Denver man found guilty in Isabella Thallas’ murder

A Denver man has been found guilty of murder for using an AK-47 to shoot and kill a 21-year-old woman after her dog defecated outside his apartment. Michael Close, 38, had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but a jury on Thursday convicted him in the shooting after concluding that he knew what he … Read more

Alabama execution called off for time and medical concerns

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said prison officials called off the execution after they determined inmate Arthur Miller’s “veins could not be accessed in … Read more

US Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A divided U.S. Supreme Court said Alabama can proceed Thursday night with the lethal injection of an inmate convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting, vacating two lower court rulings that sided with the condemned man and his request for a different method of execution. The 5-4 decision reversed rulings by the … Read more

Alex Jones takes the stand in second Sandy Hook defamation trial over his false ‘hoax’ claims

New York CNN Business  —  Alex Jones, the notorious far-right conspiracy theorist who falsely promoted the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax, took the stand Thursday morning in a trial that will determine how much he will have to pay the families of victims. Jones, who has repeatedly derided the … Read more

School shooter who killed 3 students pleads case for parole, but says he still hears voices

CNN  —  A man who killed three students when he was 14 years old will wait a bit longer to learn whether he will be released on parole. Two members of the Kentucky Parole Board were unable to reach a unanimous decision Tuesday in the parole hearing for Michael Carneal, who has served almost 25 … Read more