Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois leaves three injured

CNN — Three people were injured in a shooting in the parking lot of the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee, Illinois, Sunday night, the park confirmed. The shots were fired from a single vehicle, which then drove away “immediately” after the shooting, the park’s communication specialist Rachel Kendziora said. Emergency personnel responded … Read more

‘Rust’ film set shooting: Weapon could not be fired without pulling the trigger, FBI forensic testing finds

CNN — FBI testing of the gun used in the fatal shooting on the movie set of “Rust” found that the weapon handled by actor Alec Baldwin could not be fired without pulling the trigger while the gun was cocked, according to a newly released forensics report. Baldwin had the gun while rehearsing a scene … Read more

Southern Baptist Convention says it faces a DOJ investigation after outside report finds leaders mishandled allegations of sexual abuse

CNN — The Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention and its entities on the heels of an explosive report that detailed the mishandling of allegations of sexual abuse by church leaders, the SBC said in a statement Friday. The report in May by a third-party firm, Guidepost Solutions, also … Read more

FBI took 11 sets of classified material from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home while investigating possible Espionage Act violations

CNN — The Justice Department removed 11 sets of classified documents from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence while executing a search warrant this week for possible violations of the Espionage Act and other crimes, according to court documents unsealed and released on Friday. The property receipt, which was also released on Friday, for Trump’s … Read more

Judge denies Trump Org and Allen Weisselberg’s motion to dismiss tax fraud indictment

New York CNN Business — A New York state judge denied the Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg’s motions to dismiss tax fraud charges during a hearing Friday. Judge Juan Merchan said he would grant a hearing to hear arguments over whether statements Weisselberg made while in custody the day of … Read more

Ricky Shiffer, who authorities say tried to enter the FBI’s Cincinnati office with a gun is dead after chase and standoff

CNN — A law enforcement standoff with a man who attempted to breach the FBI’s field office in Cincinnati on Thursday has ended with the suspect dead, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Lt. Nathan Dennis said that after negotiations failed, law enforcement officers tried to take suspect into custody, but the suspect raised … Read more

German diplomat arrested in Brazil for alleged murder of husband

CNN — A Brazilian Judge has ordered that German Consul Uwe Herbert Hahn should be held in custody in connection with the alleged murder of his husband in Rio de Janeiro – denying defense claims of diplomatic immunity, according to CNN Brasil. Rio police first took Hahn into custody on Saturday after his husband, Walter … Read more

Four Muslim men were killed in Albuquerque. Here’s what we know about them

CNN — After ambush-style shootings of three Muslim men and the recent killing of a fourth in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Muslim community in the city is on edge and fearful. A well-liked city worker who had aspirations of a future in politics and a proud new US citizen are among the victims of a … Read more

Muslim killings in Albuquerque: 4 men were gunned down in New Mexico. Now some families are afraid to sit oustide or go get food

Albuquerque, New Mexico CNN — When Muhammad Imtiaz Hussain looked outside his home, he used to see a safe, idyllic neighborhood. Now he’s haunted by the spot where his brother was ambushed and killed. “I see from the window, this is the place where my brother died,” said Hussain, who lived in the same Albuquerque … Read more

A fourth Muslim man was killed in Albuquerque after authorities said 3 similar killings may be connected

CNN — Authorities in Albuquerque, New Mexico, announced Saturday a fourth Muslim man was killed overnight and there is “reason to believe” his death is related to three other recent killings of Muslim men. “These shootings are disturbing,” Albuquerque Police Department Chief Harold Medina said in a Saturday news conference. “We are putting every possible … Read more