Video that could undermine Alex Murdaugh’s claim he was not at the scene of the murders is set to be released in court today, source says

Video that could undermine Alex Murdaugh’s claim he was not at the scene of the murders is set to be released in court today, source says

CNN — Two witnesses in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial told court Wednesday they were “100%” certain Murdaugh’s voice is in the footage, prosecutors say, undermining the former lawyer’s claim in South Carolina disgrace that he was not at the scene of the murders when his wife Maggie and 22-year-old son Paul were shot and … Read more

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

As the ice storm continues in the south, parts of the northeast are bracing for brutal wind chills that haven’t been felt in decades

CNN — As hundreds of thousands of people remain without power in Texas on Thursday amid freezing temperatures and icy roads, the northeast braces for a blast of freezing air that forecasters say could be the coldest felt since decades. Texas bore the brunt of a dangerous ice storm that dumped multiple rounds of sleet … Read more

Report: Man accused of kidnapping and torturing Oregon woman dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound following clash with police

Report: Man accused of kidnapping and torturing Oregon woman dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound following clash with police

CNN — A week after authorities discovered a woman bound and beaten in a southwestern Oregon home, the kidnapping suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports a CNN affiliate . Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died in a hospital after an hour-long standoff with law enforcement Tuesday night in Grants Pass, Oregon, CNN affiliate KTVL … Read more

Dallas Zoo releases photo of man they want to ask about missing tamarin monkeys

Dallas Zoo releases photo of man they want to ask about missing tamarin monkeys

CNN — The Dallas Police Department has released surveillance video and a photo of an unidentified man they want to speak to about two tamarin monkeys that were allegedly stolen from the zoo on Monday. “Dallas Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual pictured,” police wrote. In the surveillance video, the man … Read more

‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Cindy Williams dies aged 75

‘Laverne & Shirley’ star Cindy Williams dies aged 75

CNN — Cindy Williams, the dynamic actress best known for playing the bubbly Shirley Feeney on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, according to a statement from her family, provided to CNN by a rep. She was 75 years old. Williams died after a short illness, according to the statement from her children … Read more

Rickey Smiley mourns the death of his son Brandon

Rickey Smiley mourns the death of his son Brandon

CNN — Comedian Rickey Smiley announced on Sunday the death of his eldest son, Brandon Smiley. The eldest Smiley shared the sad news of his 32-year-old son in a video on his verified Instagram account. “My son, Brandon Smiley, passed away this morning. I’m about to catch a flight to Birmingham,” Smiley said. The popular … Read more

Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching died of cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24”. Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this … Read more

Lisa Loring, original actress of Wednesday Addams, died at 64

Lisa Loring, original actress of Wednesday Addams, died at 64

CNN — Lisa Loring, best known as the first actress to play Wednesday Addams on the original sitcom ‘The Addams Family,’ has died aged 64. Loring’s daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed in a statement to Variety that her mother died of a stroke on Saturday. “She left peacefully, her two daughters holding her hand,” Foumberg said. … Read more

Tire Nichols police beating to death sparked outrage across the country, fueling protests and calls for reform

Tire Nichols police beating to death sparked outrage across the country, fueling protests and calls for reform

Editor’s note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of the violence. CNN — As protesters gathered in US cities over the weekend after the Memphis police beating that led to the death of 29-year-old Tire Nichols, officials said the investigation into the incident would continue amid questions about the possibility of additional charges. The … Read more