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Waffle House shooting victim died singing gospel songs, CEO says

(CNN)A young woman killed in the attack at a Tennessee Waffle House died singing gospel songs, the restaurant chain’s CEO said Saturday. “We went and visited with the survivors, and they talked about the people who were in that restaurant before what happened happened, and specifically remembered your daughter,” Ehmer told mourners. “And (they) spoke of …

Colin Kaepernick named Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience

(CNN)Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice. “To me, this is something that has to change,” Kaepernick said in an August 2016 interview. “And when there’s significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it’s supposed to represent, and this …

No one in her school would walk out with her. So her dad did

(CNN)Delilah Matrese is only 10 but she’s very passionate about current events. Matrese claims no other members of the faculty or students joined her daughter in the walkout. So her husband, Stephen, stepped in. “My husband had to go to her school, sign her out, and stay with her,” Matrese said, adding that her daughter “didn’t …

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel to face no-confidence vote from his own deputies

(CNN)Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, who touted his own “amazing leadership” after the Parkland school shooting, is facing a no-confidence vote from the union representing his deputies. Aside from the sheriff’s comments in the aftermath of Parkland, a letter informing the union membership of the vote contains a multitude of other complaints against Israel. Union audits …

Video shows former football player involved in violent arrest

Atlanta (CNN)A Georgia police officer involved in the arrest of former NFL prospect Desmond Marrow has been placed on administrative duty as investigators look into the use of force, part of which was captured on video by a bystander. As an officer puts a hand on his neck, Marrow screams multiple times, “I can’t breathe!” Meanwhile, …

Passenger files lawsuit against Southwest Airlines over fatal engine failure

(CNN)A passenger aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 has filed a lawsuit against the company calling for compensatory and punitive damages following the fatal engine failure earlier this month. Chavez claims in her lawsuit that she continues to suffer severe personal injuries including “post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, emotional distress, depression and personal injuries to her body” as …
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