(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.
(CNN)An Oregon woman who says she accidentally suffocated her newborn baby after falling asleep with him in her hospital bed has filed an $8.6 million lawsuit against the institution, Portland Adventist Medical Center, and a nurse there, according to court documents. Thompson is asking for a jury trial.
(CNN)Prosecutors say surveillance video was deleted from the basement of the house where they say Penn State's Beta Theta Pi pledges were forced to drink alcohol for a hazing ritual, and more charges are now imminent against at least one of the fraternity brothers already facing multiple counts in the hazing death of 19-year-old sophomore Tim Piazza.Eighteen fraternity brothers, plus the fraternity itself, have been charged in connection with Piazza's death. A grand jury found that the brothers put
(CNN)An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Base Andrews at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia to observe the other from the air, according to two people familiar with the flight.What do Russians think about Trump?Putin: Anti-Russia hysteria growing in US
(CNN)A Florida day care center employee is expected to face charges after a 3-year-old boy was found dead in a parked van, police in Orlando said Tuesday.The cause of Myles' death has not been determined, but Mina said that based on the evidence, it is believed to be heat-related. "This was an absolute tragedy that could have been prevented," Mina told reporters on Tuesday.
(CNN)The parents of Gabriel Taye, the 8-year-old boy who hanged himself with a necktie in his Cincinnati home in January, have filed a lawsuit against the Cincinnati Public School district.Security footage shows Gabriel falling unconscious at school in an incident that may have led to the boy's suicide, an attorney for his family said.
(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.
(CNN)Dino Curcio, a fugitive wanted for sexual assault of a minor, has been captured in a Chicago-area village days after being profiled on "The Hunt with John Walsh," the US Marshals Service said in a news release.The marshals' assistant chief for the district of Colorado said the tips were "pinpoint accurate."
(CNN)A defrocked US Roman Catholic priest is set for release from prison 12 years after his conviction on child rape charges, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Tuesday.Prosecutors asked for a life sentence on two counts each of child rape and indecent assault and battery, but Shanley received 12 to 15 years.Now 86, Shanley is scheduled to be released from prison and begin 10 years of supervised probation, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said in a statement Tuesday. His exact release
(CNN)An 18-year-old woman who livestreamed a video of herself behind the wheel during a fatal crash has been arrested.In the video she streamed to Instagram live, the driver -- Obdulia Sanchez of Stockton, California -- identifies the girl who died as her sister.
(CNN)The Pennsylvania parents who "gifted" six of their daughters to one man were sentenced to up to seven years in prison Tuesday, according to the Bucks County District Attorney."Individually, her sentence is completely appropriate," said William Craig Penglase, Savilla Stoltzfus' attorney. "I understand the court's outrage at their behavior."Penglase said he was surprised, however, that his client's cooperation with prosecutors did not lighten her sentence. "The struggle I'm having is she got no benefit for handing the government Lee
(CNN)Detroit Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall, a 19-year-veteran of that force and the daughter of a cop, will become the first female police chief in Dallas.Hall, who led the Detroit Police Department's Neighborhood Policing Bureau, said Wednesday she looks forward to swapping one "DPD" for another "DPD."
(CNN)The two young brothers in Putnam County, West Virginia, were never taught how to drive. Not intentionally, at least.So when the brothers wanted to visit the animals on their grandfather's farm about 7 miles away, they hatched a plan to trek over on their own. While their mom thought they were playing in the front yard, her sons were actually taking a joyride down a winding road.
(CNN)At least four people will determine Thursday whether OJ Simpson will soon be released from prison. If it's an even split at 3-3, Simpson will have to wait for a new hearing in January, by which time a new commissioner will give the board seven members.
(CNN)Mohamed Noor, the on-duty Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian-born woman on Saturday night, had been with the force for two years and was his precinct's first Somali-American officer. Here's what we know so far about Noor, and about what happened that night.Mayor: I wish officer would speakWho is police officer who fired shot?What we know and don't know Woman killed was to marry next monthInvestigators say Harrity was driving and Noor was in the passenger seat
(CNN)The mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond will not serve any additional jail time, despite helping dispose of her daughter's body and continuing to take government benefits after her death. "The sentencing today just completes the circle of injustice," McCarthy's attorney Jonathan Shapiro told CNN in a telephone interview Wednesday."She got away with murder by making a deal with the prosecution to testify against Mr. McCarthy in return for her freedom. The jury needed someone to pay for this