The number of NYPD officer suicides this year rises to 10
The number of NYPD officer suicides this year rises to 10

By Taylor Romine and Jason Hanna, CNN An off-duty New York Police Department sergeant has died by suicide, becoming the 10th NYPD member to do so this year, an NYPD representative said Wednesday.

2 hrs 32 mins ago
Authorities are investigating a homicide at the California home of 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely
Authorities are investigating a homicide at the California home of 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely

By Madeline Holcombe and Paul Vercammen, CNN Authorities are investigating a fatal stabbing at the home of actor Ron Ely, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.

3 hrs 17 mins ago
Sketch of possible witness released in kidnapping of 5-year-old girl from a New Jersey playground
Sketch of possible witness released in kidnapping of 5-year-old girl from a New Jersey playground

By Faith Karimi, CNN The search for a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground in New Jersey entered its first month Wednesday -- and investigators have released a sketch of a possible witness.

3 hrs 47 mins ago
Some defendants in college admission scam want racketeering charges dismissed
Some defendants in college admission scam want racketeering charges dismissed

By Rob Frehse and Faith Karimi, CNN Attorneys for several defendants in the college admissions scandal want the racketeering charges against their clients dismissed, saying they are unwarranted, new case filings show.

9 hrs 17 mins ago
LeBron James says he has more pressing issues to focus on than China controversy
LeBron James says he has more pressing issues to focus on than China controversy

By Faith Karimi and Wayne Sterling, CNN Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is ready to move on from the China controversy and focus on winning a championship and other things.

7 hrs 32 mins ago
The Nevada gaming board wants to ban casino mogul Steve Wynn
The Nevada gaming board wants to ban casino mogul Steve Wynn

By Christina Maxouris, CNN The Nevada Gaming Control Board wants to strip Steve Wynn of his gaming license, after the casino mogul stepped down as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts following the disclosure of sexual...

9 hrs 17 mins ago
A 14-year-old student was tackled by classmates after bringing a gun to school
A 14-year-old student was tackled by classmates after bringing a gun to school

By Christina Maxouris, CNN A California high school was put on lockdown Tuesday after a student brought a gun to school, police said.

4 hrs 17 mins ago
Nearly half of US oil refineries are in states hit by earthquakes and hurricanes
Nearly half of US oil refineries are in states hit by earthquakes and hurricanes

By Christina Walker, CNN After firefighters contained flames at an oil refinery in California, investigators are trying to determine if a recent earthquake is to blame.

6 hrs 2 mins ago
After the 9th police shooting in their city this year, Fort Worth residents tell leaders they don't feel safe
After the 9th police shooting in their city this year, Fort Worth residents tell leaders they don't feel safe

By Christina Maxouris, CNN Most of the residents who lined the outside and packed the inside of a Fort Worth, Texas, city council meeting Tuesday night had little interest in discussing re-zoning laws or new buildings.

5 hrs 2 mins ago
5 Things to know for October 16: Democratic debate, Syria, impeachment inquiry
5 Things to know for October 16: Democratic debate, Syria, impeachment inquiry

By Doug Criss, CNN Congrats to the Nats! After years of postseason disappointments, the Washington Nationals swept the St. Louis Cardinals and are headed to their first World Series.

3 hrs 47 mins ago
A Northern California refinery fire has been contained after sending residents to shelter in place
A Northern California refinery fire has been contained after sending residents to shelter in place

By Sarah Moon and Darran Simon, CNN Firefighters in Northern California were battling a blaze at a refinery on Tuesday, officials said.

15 hrs 17 mins ago
A man was indicted for murder after a memory card with videos of him allegedly killing a woman was found
A man was indicted for murder after a memory card with videos of him allegedly killing a woman was found

By Christina Maxouris and Chris Boyette, CNN An Alaska man was indicted on murder, sexual assault and evidence tampering charges on Monday after police were given a memory card that contained videos and photographs of him...

11 hrs 32 mins ago
Before a Fort Worth police officer shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home, relations with the community were already tense
Before a Fort Worth police officer shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home, relations with the community were already tense

By Darran Simon, CNN Before a Fort Worth police officer killed a woman in her home on Saturday, the department was already under scrutiny.

October 15th, 2:07 AM EDT
As police chief apologizes for Atatiana Jefferson's death, her family wants more people to be held accountable
As police chief apologizes for Atatiana Jefferson's death, her family wants more people to be held accountable

By Jason Hanna and Madeline Holcombe, CNN An attorney for Atatiana Jefferson's family says the arrest of the police officer who killed her is just one step on a long road toward justice.

October 15th, 3:22 AM EDT
2 People questioned in Alabama girl's disappearance charged in unrelated cases
2 People questioned in Alabama girl's disappearance charged in unrelated cases

By Jamiel Lynch and Ralph Ellis, CNN Two people in police custody in the disappearance of Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney in Birmingham, Alabama, have been charged in unrelated cases, the city's police chief said.

12 hrs 32 mins ago
A man walked into a San Francisco art gallery and left with a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching
A man walked into a San Francisco art gallery and left with a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching

By Amanda Jackson and Sarah Moon, CNN San Francisco police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing a $20,000 Salvador Dali etching from an art gallery on Sunday.

13 hrs 17 mins ago
Researchers hope DNA testing may finally prove whether bones found on a remote island were Amelia Earhart's
Researchers hope DNA testing may finally prove whether bones found on a remote island were Amelia Earhart's

By Elizabeth Wolfe and Brian Ries, CNN DNA testing may determine whether newly discovered bones from an island in the Pacific are those of Amelia Earhart -- and perhaps shed light on what happened to the pioneering...

19 hrs 17 mins ago
Man called 'a spree killer' arrested in Florida after barricading himself in house and shooting at officers
Man called 'a spree killer' arrested in Florida after barricading himself in house and shooting at officers

By Ralph Ellis and Amanda Watts, CNN A man suspected of slashing three people to death -- two in Florida and one in Tennessee -- was arrested in Winter Park, Florida, after barricading himself in a house for six hours,...

14 hrs 32 mins ago
Michigan judge blocks the state's e-cigarette ban
Michigan judge blocks the state's e-cigarette ban

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Michigan became the first state to last month to ban flavored e-cigarette sales, but that change may be reversed.

14 hrs 47 mins ago
A first-grader lost his tooth, literally, so his principal vouched for him to the Tooth Fairy
A first-grader lost his tooth, literally, so his principal vouched for him to the Tooth Fairy

By Maddie Capron and Christina Zdanowicz, CNN A first-grader in Wisconsin lost his tooth. And, in an upsetting turn, he lost his lost tooth.

14 hrs 47 mins ago
A Montana elementary school's playground was evacuated after officials thought they found a bomb
A Montana elementary school's playground was evacuated after officials thought they found a bomb

By Lauren M. Johnson and Scottie Andrew, CNN Students at a Montana elementary school were evacuated on Tuesday when someone found what was initially thought to be a homemade bomb on a playground.

18 hrs 47 mins ago
Once again, chiefs of tribal nations say the Atlanta Braves' tomahawk chop is inappropriate
Once again, chiefs of tribal nations say the Atlanta Braves' tomahawk chop is inappropriate

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN Chiefs of tribal nations that once inhabited Georgia say that the Atlanta Braves' tomahawk chop is insensitive and inappropriate.

15 hrs 32 mins ago
Former Fort Worth officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson refuses to speak with detectives about what happened
Former Fort Worth officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson refuses to speak with detectives about what happened

By Nicole Chavez, CNN Detectives have seen body camera footage and heard an 8-year-old boy tell them how Atatiana Jefferson died but the officer who shot her has not shared his side of the story.

16 hrs 2 mins ago
Dallas Baptist University canceled classes and evacuated its campus after a bomb threat
Dallas Baptist University canceled classes and evacuated its campus after a bomb threat

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Dallas Baptist University evacuated its campus and canceled classes following a bomb threat on Tuesday, the university announced on Twitter.

16 hrs 32 mins ago
LeBron James says NBA exec was 'misinformed' in his tweet supporting Hong Kong protests
LeBron James says NBA exec was 'misinformed' in his tweet supporting Hong Kong protests

By Jessie Yeung and Eric Levenson, CNN LeBron James has long spoken out on social justice issues, such as in his advocacy for the Black Lives Matter movement, his criticism of President Trump as a "bum" and his push to be...

October 14th, 11:37 PM EDT
The massive Saddle Ridge fire started under a high-voltage transmission tower, Los Angeles fire officials say
The massive Saddle Ridge fire started under a high-voltage transmission tower, Los Angeles fire officials say

By Holly Yan, CNN Investigators now know where the mammoth Saddle Ridge fire started. They just don't know how.

October 15th, 10:07 AM EDT
Why Christian music's biggest stars refuse to change their tune for the Trump era
Why Christian music's biggest stars refuse to change their tune for the Trump era

By John Blake, CNN The crowd is on their feet and chanting his name before he even takes the stage.

October 15th, 6:22 AM EDT
California man who had body in his vehicle killed four members of his family, police say
California man who had body in his vehicle killed four members of his family, police say

By Eric Levenson, CNN The man who confessed to police that he had a dead body in his vehicle and had killed three other people at his home was identified by police as Shankar Hangud, a 53-year-old from Roseville, California.

19 hrs 17 mins ago
Teen collects hundreds of Barbies with prosthetic legs for kids just like her
Teen collects hundreds of Barbies with prosthetic legs for kids just like her

By David Williams, CNN Chloe Newman lost her right leg when she was a baby, so when Mattel introduced the Barbie Fashionista #121 -- a stylish doll with a prosthetic leg -- she wanted to give them to kids just like her.

20 hrs 32 mins ago
A synagogue in Michigan found anti-Semitic posters on its door
A synagogue in Michigan found anti-Semitic posters on its door

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are investigating after anti-Semitic posters were discovered on the door of a synagogue on Sunday.

20 hrs 2 mins ago