Authorities are expected to offer more details Friday about a deadly shooting at a Southern California hair salon that left eight people dead.
Many questions remain unanswered in the Wednesday incident at Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, with CNN affiliates reporting that a custody battle may have been the motive.
"We are a close-knit community and have never experienced a devastating incident such as this," said Seal Beach Mayor Pro Tem Gary Miller on Thursday.
The city held a candelight vigil Thursday night to remember the victims.
"It has literally touched every person in our town," City Manager Jill Ingram said.FULL STORY
Five children under 17 and their foster father were killed when their van slammed into the back of a stationary tractor trailer in eastern Colorado
The foster father - Howard Mitchell, 57 - was driving the children to school when the van crashed Thursday south of Kit Carson, Colorado, CNN affiliate KMGH reported.
The Dodge with 12 occupants was in a construction zone with reduced speed limits when it rammed into the back of a stationary empty cattle trailer, the Colorado State Patrol said.
Six other children were taken to area hospitals, including a 14-year-old who was the only one wearing a seat belt, authorities said.FULL STORY
Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, keyboardist and original member of The Charlie Daniels Band, died Wednesday night from injuries he suffered in a single car wreck in Cheatham County, Tennessee.
He was 67.
"I am in shock now, Taz was one of my best friends," Charlie Daniels said in a statement. "The CDB family has lost a great friend and musician."
DiGregorio was a member of the band for more than 40 years and co-wrote their signature song,"The Devil Went Down to GeorgiFULL STORY