Category Archives: CNN – US

What you need to know about Arbor Day

The world might look a little greener on Friday. That’s because it’s National Arbor Day, which people celebrate by planting elms, oaks, pines and basically any type of tree they can get their hands on. Here’s a brief look at how this day of tree appreciation came to be. It literally means tree day The…MORE

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin found guilty after fooling banks and New York’s elite

A woman was found guilty of stealing more than $200,000 from banks and friends while posing as a German heiress and scamming her way into New York society, the Manhattan District Attorney said. Anna Sorokin, also known as Anna Delvey, was convicted Thursday of attempted grand larceny, three grand larceny counts and a misdemeanor charge…MORE

A man allegedly ran a sex trafficking ring out of his parents’ basement

For years, authorities say, a man lured women with drug addictions into a sex trafficking ring he ran out of his parents’ Long Island basement, allegedly keeping them locked up and forcing them to perform sex acts with others in exchange for money and drugs. That man, Raymond Rodio III, 47, was indicted by a…MORE

10 elementary school students were shot by someone with a BB or pellet gun

Police are investigating an incident in which 10 Atlanta-area elementary school students were injured after being hit by projectiles from a BB or pellet gun that appeared to have been shot from off-campus, according to the school district. The students from Wynbrooke Elementary Theme School in Stone Mountain, Georgia, were taken to a hospital where…MORE