Josh Green wins Hawaii Democratic gubernatorial nomination, CNN projects

Washington CNN — Lt. Gov. Josh Green will win the Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii, CNN projects. As of 7 am ET Sunday, Green was winning 63.7% of the vote, while former Hawaii first lady Vicky Cayetano had 21.4% and Rep. Kai Kahele had 13.7%. CNN also projects that former state Sen. Jill Tokuda … Read more

It’s Election Day in Hawaii, where focus is on the Democratic gubernatorial primary

CNN — As Hawaii voters finish casting their ballots Saturday, the marquee race is the state’s Democratic primary for governor. There’s a crowded field of Democrats vying to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. David Ige including Democratic Rep. Kai Kahele, who joined the race after announcing earlier this year he would leave Congress at the end … Read more

Wisconsin Assembly leader fires the former judge he hired to investigate voter fraud

CNN — Wisconsin’s Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Friday fired the conservative former state Supreme Court justice he hired last year to investigate fraud in the 2020 election – ending a controversial probe that drew bipartisan criticism. Vos first hired Michael Gableman in July 2021 as a special counsel under pressure from former President Donald … Read more

Kobe Bryant crash scene photos were shared during awards ceremony cocktail hour, witness testifies

CNN — Photos taken at the scene of the fatal helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others were shared by a Los Angeles County firefighter during the cocktail hour at an awards ceremony a month after the crash, according to witness testimony. On Wednesday, the trial was launched for … Read more

Account bearing name of suspect in Ohio standoff with FBI posted on Trump social media platform and encouraged violence against the agency

CNN — A social media account bearing the name of Ricky Shiffer, the suspect in the Ohio standoff with the FBI, made a post on the social media platform founded by Donald Trump, referencing an attempt to storm an FBI office and encouraging others online to prepare for a revolutionary-type war. The post about the … 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

Around 4,000 beagles rescued from Virginia breeding facility looking for new homes

Reuters — About 4,000 beagles are looking for homes after animal rescue organizations started removing them from a Virginia facility that bred them to be sold to laboratories for drug experiments. “It’s going to take 60 days to get all of these animals out, and working with our shelter and rescue partners across the country, … Read more

Four takeaways from the Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota primaries

Oconomowoc, Wis. CNN — Donald Trump on Tuesday once again showcased his control over the GOP’s open primaries, as the former President’s chosen candidate won Wisconsin’s Republican primary for governor over a rival backed by former Vice President Mike Pence and much of the party’s establishment in the battleground state. In Minnesota, meanwhile, Rep. Ilhan … Read more

Republicans rush to Trump’s defense after FBI executes search warrant at Mar-a-Lago

CNN — Top congressional Republicans are rushing to form President Donald Trump’s defense after the FBI executed a search warrant at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida as part of an investigation into the handling of potentially classified material. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Attorney General Merrick Garland to “preserve your documents and clear your … 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