Moscow police: Idaho killings not linked to Oregon, Washington cases

Moscow police: Idaho killings not linked to Oregon, Washington cases

Moscow police said in a brief statement late Friday that the killing of four University of Idaho students does not appear to be linked to similar stabbings in Oregon and Washington. In a press release, the Moscow Police Department said it had received “numerous media inquiries” about possible similarities between the Nov. 13 homicides and … Read more

Teenage boy, identified as Joshua Cooper, confesses to killing someone in Instagram video call, Bensalem police say

Teenage boy, identified as Joshua Cooper, confesses to killing someone in Instagram video call, Bensalem police say

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) — A 16-year-old reportedly confessed to an acquaintance during an Instagram video chat that he had killed someone, police in Bensalem, Pennsylvania said. Police say the suspect, identified as Joshua Cooper, videotaped a 16-year-old acquaintance on Friday and told him about the crime. This acquaintance told police that Cooper flipped the video … Read more

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

CNN — Nearly two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, police are still searching for clues and asking the public for help. Investigators are reviewing more than 260 digital submissions — including videos and photos — from the public to an FBI link, the Moscow Police Department announced Friday evening. … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

CNN — The youngest victim of this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., is a 16-year-old employee who allegedly used his first salary to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other colleagues, was shot and killed on Tuesday night when … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

CNN — As authorities investigate this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., at least two employees remained hospitalized after a manager killed six co-workers before killing himself. The Tuesday night shooting — two days before Thanksgiving — began minutes after 10 p.m. in the employee break room, where some workers were preparing … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

CNN — After an ordinary work day turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six people before turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

CNN — After an ordinary work day turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six people before turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Mass shootings in the United States: 2022 could be the second highest year

Mass shootings in the United States: 2022 could be the second highest year

CNN — This year will likely be the second-highest year on record for mass shootings in the United States, according to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit that tracks incidents of gun violence across the country. The Gun Violence Archive, like CNN, defines a mass shooting as one in which at least four … Read more

University of Idaho student murders: Investigators reviewed over 1,000 tips

University of Idaho student murders: Investigators reviewed over 1,000 tips

Moscow, Idaho CNN — Investigators into the fatal stabbings of four University of Idaho students have gone through more than 1,000 tips that arrived within 10 days of the bodies being found, authorities told reporters at a conference press Wednesday afternoon. Idaho State Patrol Col. Kedrick Wills also said more than 150 people were interviewed, … Read more

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say. The shooter is also dead

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say.  The shooter is also dead

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 8:21 a.m. ET] The shooter who killed six people at a Walmart in Virginia on Tuesday night was a store employee, Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Solesky said Wednesday. Solesky said the shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but his identity was not released because his next of … Read more