Five people were killed and 18 injured in a mass shooting Saturday night at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In a statement, the club thanked its “heroic customers” for subduing the gunman and stopping the attack. The suspect is now in custody. NBC’s Emilie Ikeda reports for Sunday TODAY.
A powerful cold front Tuesday will bring snow and wind to Southern Colorado, and a big case of weather whiplash.
- Military Times
Staff Sgt. Alma Worthington died Nov. 20, according to local police and an obituary.
- The State
Clarrissa Winchester died Nov. 9 when she was seven months pregnant. The baby died as well.
He was 19 when he was sentenced to death row. Now, his 19-year-old daughter is suing to attend his execution after a judge ruled she's too young to observe.
Kevin Johnson's 19-year-old daughter can't see his execution due to her age. Johnson was 19 when he committed the crime that led to his sentence.
- Kansas City Star
The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments filed in a motion to stay Monday afternoon. Johnson’s execution is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday and Gov. Mike Parson has said clemency will not be granted.
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A 23-year-old Chicago woman with a concealed-carry permit shot a would-be carjacker in the head as he attempted to get in her car in Calumet Heights at 2 a.m. last Wednesday.
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Police calls reporting suspicious people and circumstances poured in last week, offering a glimpse into a community gripped by fear since four University of Idaho students were murdered.
- Charlotte Observer
U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta sent Matthew Wood back to North Carolina to serve a year of home confinement, not the 57-month prison sentence recommended by federal prosecutors.
- The Daily Beast
YouTubeA hearing Monday morning in the murder trial of 25-year-old Austin Harrouff—the infamous Florida “face eater” accused of fatally stabbing a random couple and attacking another stranger in 2016—was over in minutes after a judge accepted a last-second plea deal. Harrouff pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and Circuit Judge Sherwood Bauer accepted the deal, which was reportedly agreed upon by prosecutors and Harrouff’s defense attorneys in South Florida. Harrouff will be sent to a secu
- The Daily Beast
Greenville County Sheriff’s OfficeThe savage beating death of a 22-year-old pregnant woman shocked the community of Marietta, South Carolina, earlier this month—and now, authorities say, she might have been saved if one couple had not stood idly by and ignored her tortured pleas for help.Michael Burnett, 43, and Melissa Burnett, 49, were identified by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office on Monday as relatives of the man accused of bludgeoning Clarissa Winchester to death in early November. Ty
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A corrupt former Rikers Island guard detailed how he used to smuggle pot into the notorious jail complex, providing testimony Monday against a detainee accused of bribing correction officers to bring in drugs for him to sell. Guard-turned-federal cooperator Patrick Legerme described how he struck a deal with inmate James Albert, who allegedly sold drugs to hundreds of his fellow inmates. ...
A man arrested in connection with a brutal daytime attack of a 12-year-old Asian boy in Brooklyn earlier this month has been arrested nearly two dozen times in the past, according to reports. Police said Jamal McIlwain, 28, assaulted the victim with a crutch at the intersection of St. Paul’s Court and St. Paul’s Place at around 7:40 a.m. on Nov. 17. After failing to strike a third time, he "calmly" walks away, leaves the crutch on the sidewalk and heads north on St. Paul’s Place, as per the New York Post.
The Atlanta division of the FBI has identified remains found in a Georgia landfill as those of toddler Quinton Simon.
- The El Paso Times
After months of controversy, El Paso District Attorney Yvonne Rosales announced Monday that she would resign effective Dec. 14.
A Texas father is raising money after his ex-girlfriend burned his house down because she was upset another woman answered his phone
"I never would have imagined me being a victim of such crimes, as we had only been in a relationship for a month," Tommy Garay wrote on GoFundMe.
- The Root
Prosecutors in Mexico have filed charges against a suspect—whose name they have not publicly revealed—on charges related to the death of Shanquella Robinson. Robinson, who was just 25 years old, died on Oct. 29 while vacationing with six of her friends in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Everyone on the trip was American.
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New Mexico man arrested after allegedly dismembering and disemboweling wife ahead of Thanksgiving dinner
A 62-year-old man was arrested on Thanksgiving after relatives found him alongside the body of his wife, who he allegedly dismembered ahead of the family dinner.
A Virginia sheriff's deputy catfished a California teenager, drove across the country, killed 3 of her family members, set fire to her house, and tried to kidnap her
Austin Lee Edwards of Virginia was killed in a shootout with police in Riverside, California, after committing the triple homicide, officials said.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
Innocence Sold: ‘Kidnapping, human trafficking, murder.’ What happened to missing teen Sophie Reeder?
Third of four parts. It was after midnight, and her father was asleep. Fifteen-year-old Sophie Reeder slipped out of her Fort Lauderdale home wearing a short black skirt, high-top sneakers, a leopard-print coat and headphones. Her hair was neatly twisted into side buns. She took nothing with her. In her bedroom, she left a stack of cash, a diary and a date mysteriously marked on her calendar. ...
Two men are wanted after lottery tickets were stolen from a Memphis business earlier this month, police said.