Virginia governor to white nationalists: ‘Go home … shame on you’

Virginia governor to white nationalists: ‘Go home … shame on you’
Charlottesville, Virginia (CNN)One person was killed and 19 were hurt when a speeding car slammed into a throng of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, where a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups had been scheduled to take place, the city tweeted on its verified account.Two Virginia State Patrol troopers were killed in a helicopter crash while "assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville," the agency said in a news release. The pilot, Lt.

Memorial held for Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Ruszczyk

Memorial held for Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Ruszczyk
(CNN)On the shores of a picturesque Minneapolis lake, family and friends of Justine Ruszczyk shared hugs and listened to music at a public memorial to remember the Australian woman fatally shot by police last month.The sound of two didgeridoos being played next to the Australian flag highlighted Ruszczyk's heritage. Plans called for luminarias and a silent walk around the lake at the end of the memorial.

Ex-Northwestern professor in court for 1st time in Chicago stabbing death

Ex-Northwestern professor in court for 1st time in Chicago stabbing death
(CNN)An ex-Northwestern University professor who is accused of stabbing a man to death in his Chicago apartment appeared in court for the first time since leading police on a sweeping, cross-country manhunt that ended with his arrest last week.Lathem's attorney, Kenneth Wine, said his client was charged for "murder and fleeing" in Illinois, but he has not been formally arraigned on those charges.

Infant found dead in SUV after grandmother left girl inside all day, police say

Infant found dead in SUV after grandmother left girl inside all day, police say
(CNN)A 4-month-old girl was found dead in Oklahoma after she was left inside an SUV for most of the day, the Oklahoma County sheriff's office said. The woman -- who has custody of the girl -- went to pick up her granddaughter about 5 p.m. prompting daycare workers to look for the child inside the facility. They couldn't find her and later discovered her deceased on a car child seat inside her grandmother's SUV, Opgrande told CNN affiliate KFOR.

Public defender: Baltimore police caught planting fake evidence — again

Public defender: Baltimore police caught planting fake evidence — again
(CNN)Two weeks after body camera footage purportedly showed a Baltimore officer planting drugs at the scene of an arrest, the city's public defender's office claims a second set of videos captured another similar incident.The latest videos show an officer finding drugs that another officer had allegedly placed there moments before, said Debbie Katz Levi, head of the city public defender's Special Litigation Section. Video shows cop plant evidence, public defender says

O.J. Simpson’s rise and fall, from football star to prisoner

O.J. Simpson’s rise and fall, from football star to prisoner
Los Angeles (CNN)O.J. Simpson spent a lifetime in the limelight -- first for his athletic prowess, charm and good looks, then as part of an American tragedy that came to symbolize much of what was controversial in America. On Thursday, a Nevada parole board will make its recommendation, potentially opening a new chapter in a life that already includes a legacy of fame, fortune and infamy.Early years Born on July 9, 1947, Orenthal James Simpson grew up in the

Australian PM demands answers in ‘inexplicable’ killing of Justine Ruszczyk

Australian PM demands answers in ‘inexplicable’ killing of Justine Ruszczyk
(CNN)Australia's prime minister has demanded answers to the "inexplicable" killing of an Australian-American woman shot by police in Minneapolis."I mean, how can a woman out in the street in her pyjamas seeking assistance from the police be shot like that?" he said. "We are demanding answers, something clearly went tragically wrong." How Justine Ruszczyk's friend heard of her deathMayor: I wish officer would speakWho is police officer who fired shot?What we know and don't know Woman killed was to

Justine Ruszczyk: Australian killed by Minneapolis police was ‘kind, funny’

Justine Ruszczyk: Australian killed by Minneapolis police was ‘kind, funny’
(CNN)The fatal shooting of yoga instructor and life coach Justine Ruszczyk has led to an outpouring of grief and tributes, in her home country and the Minneapolis community she had made her home. Ruszczyk called police Saturday night to report a possible sexual assault in an alley near her home, her fianc, Don Damond, said in a news conference Monday."We became good friends and often shared a laugh," Bennett said. "She had a terrific sense of humor and we

Here are NASA’s newest photos of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot

Here are NASA’s newest photos of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot
(CNN)NASA just released photos of Jupiter that are clearer and closer than ever before. It's more than a spot, really, as photo comparisons show. Its 10,000-mile-wide clouds form a storm that is 1.3 times the size of Earth. That mileage is also 10 times the range that clouds span in Earth's largest hurricanes.There's also hope to learn more about the planet's chemical composition and magnetic field. NASA says Jupiter has a similar composition to the sun and that the