3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game. Two hours later, 17 others are shot a few blocks away

CNN — Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just two hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and 10 firearms were recovered, according to Milwaukee police. The … Read more

2022 Midterms: Election season starts now

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — The midterm elections won’t take place until November, but the primaries that begin in earnest on Tuesday will frame Americans’ choices on which direction the country takes. Will Democrats move to … Read more

Cedar Rapids nightclub shooting leaves two dead, 10 hospitalized

CNN — Two people were killed and about 10 others injured in a shooting at a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, nightclub early Sunday morning, police said. The shooting happened just before 1:30 am at the Taboo Nightclub and Lounge, the Cedar Rapids Police Department said in a statement. The club was hosting a 90s-themed party, according … Read more

Amir Locke: No charges will be filed in fatal police shooting

CNN — Prosecutors declined to file charges against the Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Amir Locke or any other officers involved in the no-knock warrant service that led to the 22-year-old Black man’s death in early February. An officer shot Locke within a few seconds of entering the apartment afters said prosecutor Locke emerged … Read more

Escaped flamingo No. 492 spotted in Texas 17 years later

CNN — On a stormy Independence Day in Wichita, Kansas, in 2005, flamingo No. 492 went rogue. The bird was spotted around 600 miles away Monday – nearly 17 years later – by fishing guide and angler David Foreman, according to the Texas Parks & Wildlife department. One of 40 flamingos brought from Tanzania, Africa, … Read more

Bomb cyclone: ​​Storm threatens the east this weekend with heavy snow and damaging winds

CNN — More than 50 million people are under winter weather warnings as a powerful storm heads east after delivering snow and frigid temperatures across the central US. In the Midwest, Kansas and Missouri residents brace for a treacherous wintry mix ahead of the morning commute, with more snow expected for the region. Temperatures on … Read more

Detroit Zoo moves birds inside due to Avian Influenza concerns

CNN — The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) says it is being proactive and moving birds at the Detroit Zoo inside due to concerns about avian influenza, which is highly contagious and deadly, according to the zoo. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed Thursday avian influenza virus … Read more