Tire Nichols death: All 5 former Memphis police officers charged with murder, court records show

CNN — All five former Memphis police officers who were fired for their actions in the arrest of Tyre Nichols earlier this month have been charged with murder, according to Shelby County court records. Taddarius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Justin Smith, Emmitt Martin III and Desmond Mills Jr. have each been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated … Read more

Half Moon Bay: 7 killed in apparent ‘workplace violence’ case as 3 mass shootings in 44 hours stun California

CNN — The 66-year-old man suspected of killing four people at a mushroom farm in California and three others at a nearby site Monday was an employee of the farm, San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus said Tuesday. “All of the evidence we have points to this being the instance of workplace violence,” the sheriff … Read more

New 988 mental health crisis line sees ‘eye-opening’ rise in calls, texts, chats in first 6 months, data shows | Nation & World News

Since the summer launch of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifelinethe new three-digit number has seen a significant rise in call volume — routing more than 2 million calls, texts and chat messages to call centers, with the majority being answered in under a minute. “The average speed to answer year-over-year was about three minutes … Read more

Keenan Anderson, cousin of Black Lives Matter co-founder, dies from cardiac arrest after being tased by Los Angeles police

CNN — A 31-year-old father and English teacher died of cardiac arrest last week after he was repeatedly tased by police, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, marking the third officer-involved death in the city this year. Police encountered Keenan Anderson, who is the cousin of Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullorson January 3 … Read more

Proud Boys sedition trial marked by courtroom drama and fighting After weeks of turmoil, Proud Boys trial set to move to opening arguments

CNN — The preliminary stage of the trial of five Proud Boys charged with seditious conspiracy related to the 2021 US Capitol attack has been a chaotic wind-up that included contentious fights during jury selection, debates over evidence and defense lawyers threatening to withdraw from the case. But while opening arguments are expected Thursday, the … Read more