Category Archives: CNN – US

Lorraine Warren, ‘Amityville Horror’ and ‘Conjuring’ ghost hunter, dead at 92

Lorraine Warren was one of America’s most well-known paranormal investigators. She and her husband, Ed, traveled widely researching paranormal and occult phenomena, writing books and lecturing. She died “peacefully” in her sleep Thursday night, her son-in-law, Tony Spera, wrote on Facebook. Warren was 92. The New England Society for Psychic Research, which Warren and her…MORE

Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules

Residents of Flint, Michigan, can proceed with lawsuits that had been filed against the federal government in connection with the city’s water crisis, a federal judge ruled. The lawsuits claim the Environmental Protection Agency was too slow to intervene in the crisis. Judge Linda V. Parker ruled the federal government was not immune from legal…MORE

Man who claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen pleads not guilty to federal charges

The Ohio man who allegedly claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen, a boy who disappeared in 2011, pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges of making false statements to federal agents. Brian Michael Rini, 23, of Medina appeared in federal court, where he entered his pleas. He faces up to eight years in prison if convicted.…MORE

Historic Salt Lake Temple to close for 4 years for renovations

Salt Lake Temple will shut its doors by the end of the year and remain closed for the next four years as major renovations are underway, church officials said Friday. The temple in downtown Salt Lake City, where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is headquartered, will close on December 29 to address…MORE

DC attorney general investigating preschool at prominent Washington synagogue

The attorney general of Washington is investigating the preschool at Washington Hebrew Congregation, a prominent synagogue in the nation’s capital, several days after parents filed a civil suit against the school alleging their children were sexually abused by a teacher there. “We can confirm that the office of the attorney general is conducting an investigation…MORE

Tinder and Bumble remove George Zimmerman from their platforms

George Zimmerman appears to be looking for a good time. Dating apps don’t want any part of it. Tinder recently removed Zimmerman, who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, from its platform. According to screen grabs of the profile obtained by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, Zimmerman went by the alias “Carter” and claimed to be…MORE