(CNN)Jahmal Cole is a community organizer in Chatham, a largely elderly and African-American community on the South Side of Chicago. In his tweet, Cole asked for 10 volunteers to help shovel the foot of snow that had piled up outside the houses of elderly people in Chatham. “Meet me at the 79th St. Red Line
Kansas City, Missouri (CNN)Marvin Gregory is a large man living in a tiny home. And he couldn’t be happier.
(CNN)When Randall Margraves asked an Eaton County, Michigan, judge on Friday morning for “five minutes in a locked room” with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, he was turned down. Others shared the sentiment, calling the father of three a “hero.” Some wrote that they couldn’t blame Margraves, that they probably wouldn’t have reacted any differently if
(CNN)As she sentenced Larry Nassar up to 175 years in prison for sexual assault, Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina ripped into the former USA Gymnastics doctor. Here are Judge Aquilina’s full remarks: Sir, I hope that — sir. I hope you are shaken to your core. Your victims are clearly shaken to their core. And
(CNN)Once a world-renowned sports physician treating America’s foremost Olympic women gymnasts, Larry Nassar now will spend the rest of his life behind bars. He offered a short statement in court, apologizing and saying that hearing seven days of victim impact statements had shaken him to his core. “There are no words that can describe the
(CNN)If you think the ongoing immigration debates don’t apply to you, Jennifer Mendelsohn has some news: They probably do. “I kept thinking, ‘This is ridiculous,” she told CNN. “How do these people think they have a leg to stand on, looking down on immigrants when so many American people have an immigration story in their
(CNN)The father of three daughters who were abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in an Eaton County, Michigan, courtroom Friday before he was tackled and detained by security. The judge declined, saying, “That’s not how our legal system works.” “Well, I’m going to have to,” Margraves responded, and he launched into
(CNN)The founder of a Catholic school is among the 17 people killed in deadly mudslides and flooding in Southern California. Hundreds of rescuers and dogs continued searching for people Wednesday, slogging through mud and debris. Authorities have not confirmed the names of the dead. Children are among the victims, said Santa Barbara County fire spokesman
(CNN)A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday. A 17-year-old girl managed to escape from the residence in Perris, California, on Sunday and called 911 from a cell phone she
(CNN)A massive “bombogenesis” — an area of rapidly declining low pressure — will wreak havoc on the Northeast this week, threatening hurricane-force winter wind gusts and blinding snow. By the end of this week, parts of the Northeast will be colder than Mars.