Category Archives: CNN – US

Police and volunteers search for LSU student who has been missing for days

Police and volunteers are searching for a Louisiana State University freshman who has been missing since Tuesday, the school said. Kori Gauthier’s car was found unoccupied at the scene of an accident on the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge, according to LSU. The Louisiana Department of Transportation confirmed there was an…MORE

Maryland inmates can now earn a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University

Georgetown University has announced a new program that will allow some Maryland prison inmates to earn bachelor’s degrees. The Georgetown Prisons and Justice Initiative (PJI) will lead the five-year program. It will choose its first 25 students in the fall 2021 semester. By the program’s end, at least 125 inmates within the Maryland prison system…MORE

A Texas man ran from Disneyland to Disney World. Here’s why

A Texas man, wanting to raise awareness of diabetes, just finished running from Disneyland in Southern California to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Don Muchow, 59, started his goal of running across the United States in February 2020. He didn’t have a specific plan involving both Disney parks, but Muchow told CNN affiliate WESH…MORE

One dead and two deputies shot in an altercation outside of a Utah jail

One dead and two deputies shot in an altercation outside of a Utah jail

Two sheriff’s deputies were shot and an individual involved in an altercation with the deputies was killed outside the Salt Lake County Metro Jail in Utah on Saturday. The individual, whose name has not been released, was shot and killed, Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera said during a press briefing. Both deputies have been…MORE

A website is offering $1,000 for someone to binge-watch home improvement shows

A website is offering $1,000 for someone to binge-watch home improvement shows

If you feel like watching home improvement shows causes you to spend more money on your remodeling, here’s your chance to earn some cash while binge-watching “Fixer Upper.” The website ReviewHomeWarranties is offering to pay someone $1,000 to watch 10 episodes of three different home improvement shows. The shows chosen by the website to watch…MORE

Four suspected Boogaloo associates are indicted for allegedly destroying evidence

Four suspected Boogaloo associates are indicted for allegedly destroying evidence

Four suspected members of a group associated with the extremist anti-government Boogaloo movement have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco, the Justice Department announced Friday. Jessie Alexander Rush, Robert Jesus Blancas, Simon Sage Ybarra, and Kenny Matthew Miksch are charged with destroying records following the May 29 killing of a federal…MORE

Video shows lightning shatter a tree outside of a Wisconsin high school

Video shows lightning shatter a tree outside of a Wisconsin high school

The National Weather Service says, “When thunder roars, go indoors” for a reason. Video posted on the US National Weather Service Green Bay Wisconsin Facebook page shows lightning strike a pine tree Thursday. You can see the tree light up down the middle, shatter, and plummet to the ground in pieces. The tree was outside…MORE

One person killed, 5 wounded in Texas highway shooting

One person killed, 5 wounded in Texas highway shooting

One person was killed and at least five others were injured when people in two vehicles shot at each other on a Fort Worth, Texas, freeway Friday night, officials said. The two vehicles, which police say each had several occupants, were traveling eastbound on the Southwest Loop of the 820 freeway just after 10 p.m.…MORE

Severe weather forecast for parts of Gulf Coast; at least 2 dead in Louisiana

Severe weather forecast for parts of Gulf Coast; at least 2 dead in Louisiana

At least two people in Louisiana are dead after extreme overnight weather, authorities say, as severe weather along the northern Gulf Coast impacts almost 65 million people. Emergency officials in St. Landry Parish report one death and seven injuries after a possible tornado hit early Saturday, Jessie Bellard, parish president, said in a statement. On Friday…MORE