Israel Approves Reopening of Erez Crossing Amid Reports of Gunfire and Explosions

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The Erez crossing, linking northern Gaza to Israel, has been given the green light for reopening by Israeli authorities after being closed due to the October 7 attacks carried out by Hamas. CNN correspondent Nic Robertson has provided firsthand accounts of the recent developments near the crossing, which has been … Read more

Perry School Board Approves Plan to Resume Classes After Deadly Shooting

PERRY, Iowa – After a deadly school shooting earlier this month that shocked the small community of Perry, officials from the Perry Community School District have announced a plan to resume classes. The decision comes in the wake of the tragic events that saw a high school student, Dylan Butler, take the lives of seventh-grader … Read more

Garland Approves Death Penalty for White Supremacist in Buffalo Supermarket Murders

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Attorney General Merrick Garland has authorized federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for a white supremacist who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket. This decision marks a significant shift in the Biden administration’s approach to the death penalty, as just a few months after taking office, Garland had … Read more

Antioch City Council Approves Hiring Private Security to Combat Downtown Crime Concerns

ANTIOCH, Calif. – Antioch police blocked off a portion of Second Street on Sunday after shooting a suspect in downtown Antioch. The man was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive. In response to downtown merchants’ complaints about crime, the city of Antioch will hire private security to patrol its public parking … Read more

Alabama Supreme Court Approves Execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith by Nitrogen Gas

Alabama is set to make history by becoming the first state in the United States to execute an inmate using nitrogen gas. Kenneth Eugene Smith is scheduled to be suffocated to death by this method at the end of the month. Smith was convicted in a 1988 murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of … Read more