Jake Flint: Musician dies hours after marriage

CNN — Oklahoma musician Jake Flint died unexpectedly over the weekend, hours after getting married, his publicist Clif Doyal told CNN. He was 37. “Jake Flint was a true ambassador of the Oklahoma and Texas Red Dirt music scene,” said Doyal. “Not only was he a prolific songwriter, recording artist and in-demand live performer, but … Read more

A recently unsealed affidavit details the leads that led investigators to the suspect in the murder of teenage girls in Delphi

CNN — An unused .40 caliber bullet found near the bodies of two Indiana teenage girls was tied to suspect Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, according to a likely statement. The affidavit, unsealed by a judge Tuesday, helps shed light on how investigators narrowed Allen down and arrested … Read more

A recently unsealed affidavit details the leads that led investigators to the suspect in the murder of teenage girls in Delphi

CNN — An unused .40 caliber bullet found near the bodies of two Indiana teenage girls was tied to suspect Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, according to a likely statement. The affidavit, unsealed by a judge Tuesday, helps shed light on how investigators narrowed Allen down and arrested … Read more

Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star, dies at 66

CNN — Clarence Gilyard Jr., the actor best known for his role as computer hacker Theo in ‘Die Hard’ and naval officer Marcus ‘Sundown’ Williams in ‘Top Gun,’ has died at the age of 66. His death was announced Monday in a statement from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he worked as … Read more

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an ‘accident’, complaint says

CNN — The 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy who allegedly confessed via Instagram video chat to killing a young girl told police when he was taken into custody that “it was an accident,” according to an indictment. Police in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, responded Friday afternoon after a girl reported receiving a video call and text messages from Joshua … Read more

Irene Cara, ’80s pop star behind ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ theme songs, dies at 63

CNN — Academy Award winner Irene Cara, best known for singing the theme songs for “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died at her Florida home, according to a statement released by her publicist on behalf of the singer’s family. She was 63. “This is definitely the worst part of being a publicist. I can’t believe I … Read more

Brazil school shooting leaves at least 3 dead, 11 injured

CNN — At least three people were killed and 11 others injured in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo on Friday after a gunman opened fire on two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo. The attacks took place in the small town of Aracruz, 80 kilometers north of the capital, Vitoria. The alleged … Read more

China’s Covid case count hits record as disagreement grows over tight restrictions

Beijing CNN — China reported a record number of daily Covid infections on Thursday as a nationwide spate of cases ramps up pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday — more than the previous peak of 29,317 on April … Read more

Arrest warrant issued for friend of North Carolina woman who was found dead while vacationing in Mexico

CNN — Mexican prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for the boyfriend of a North Carolina woman who was found dead while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, last month. The extradition process of the suspect in Shanquella Robinson’s death was underway, Mexico’s Baja California Sur Attorney General Daniel de la Rosa told local media … Read more

China’s Covid case count hits record as disagreement grows over tight restrictions

Beijing CNN — China reported a record number of daily Covid infections on Thursday as a nationwide spate of cases ramps up pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday — more than the previous peak of 29,317 on April … Read more