Barricaded suspect kills deputy, wounds 6 others in Denver suburb

January 6, 2018

(CNN)Five law enforcement officers were shot and one of them died after a barricaded suspect opened fire at an apartment complex in a Denver suburb, the Douglas County Sheriff said Sunday. The sheriff said Deputy Zackari Parrish, 29, was killed. The four injured officers are in stable condition, Spurlock told reporters. The suspect, who authorities identified as 37-year-old Matthew Riehl, had barricaded himself in a bedroom before he suddenly opened…


75 days after Maria, this is life in St. Croix

December 5, 2017

(CNN)The sound of rattling generators fill Tarik McMillan’s ears when he wakes up. On St. Croix, an island where many places still don’t have power, the diesel generators in his neighborhood rumble through the night. He walks to the kitchen and greets his grandpa, who’s boiling water on a propane stove to make coffee. Without power, the coffeemaker is a museum piece. It’s been 75 days since Hurricane Maria hammered…


Puerto Rico’s leaders don’t know who has power. We tried to find out

November 8, 2017

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN)Towns and communities across Puerto Rico are entirely without power, more than six weeks after Hurricane Maria. One of the union leaders for PREPA employees, Evans Castro Aponte, was hearing things were so bad he estimated just 5% of customers have electricity. That would leave 95% of the 3.4 million Americans on the island without any power unless they can run costly and loud generators that…