Nicole Chavez
Nicole Chavez
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
RECENT ARTICLES
gold-cheese66%
Black man beaten by Georgia sheriff's deputies during a traffic stop says he 'feared for his life'

Black man beaten by Georgia sheriff's deputies during a traffic stop says he 'feared for his life'

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)A Black man who was by sheriff's deputies in the Atlanta area during a traffic stop says he "feared for his life.""I just want to let y'all know that I was scared and I feared for my life ... and I just pray and just hope that it don't happen to nobody else," Roderick Walker told reporters Friday during a news conference. Walker was detained last week by two . The officers asked Walker, who was a passenger in the car, for his ID and told him to exit the car, which led to the confrontation, an...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
+1
Sep 18
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Breonna Taylor settlement is among largest payouts linked to a police shooting

Breonna Taylor settlement is among largest payouts linked to a police shooting

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)The $12 million settlement with is a historic move for Louisville, Kentucky, but across America it's the latest financial repercussion in a police misconduct case.More than six months afterapartment as police officers executed a "no-knock" search warrant, the city is poised to pay its highest-ever settlement, a city spokeswoman told CNN. The city previously paid $8.5 million for the wrongful conviction of Edwin Chandler, who served nine years in prison for a 1993 murder before he was exonerated,...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Aug 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
A paletero was beaten unconscious and another one was killed. Street vendors are on edge

A paletero was beaten unconscious and another one was killed. Street vendors are on edge

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Miguel Medina stopped his push cart in downtown Los Angeles and reached inside for a paleta. Within seconds, he was knocked unconscious.When the 58-year-old street vendor opened his eyes, he was on the ground and surrounded by firefighters, he says. His head "hurt a lot" and his wallet was gone. Medina, who was robbed on Tuesday, is among several street vendors who have been have beaten and robbed in recent months in states like , and .As cities shut down and reopened during the coronavirus...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jul 18
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Florida officials won't be 'prosecuting people' for not wearing masks as US coronavirus cases surge

Florida officials won't be 'prosecuting people' for not wearing masks as US coronavirus cases surge

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)At least two Florida counties are under curfew Saturday to fight the spread of coronavirus, just hours after the governor said officials won't punish residents for not wearing face masks. The state is "not going to be prosecuting people" for not wearing masks, Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters during a Saturday briefing in St. Augustine. Coronavirus cases kept climbing Saturday around the United States. Texas reported over 10,000 new positive cases for the fifth day in a row, according to the...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jul 17
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says

Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Despite hopes for relief this summer, the United States still is battling the first wave of the , so much so that across the South and Southwest -- a key component to combating the virus -- is no longer possible, a health expert says. "The cases are rising so rapidly, that we cannot even do contact tracing anymore. I don't see how it's possible to even do that," Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of tropical medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday.Nearly have been reported in...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jul 7
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Hundreds of teens at 'pong fest' party exposed to coronavirus, officials say

Hundreds of teens at 'pong fest' party exposed to coronavirus, officials say

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)About 300 teens were exposed to Covid-19 at a "pong fest" party in Lakeway, Texas, on June 20, local officials say.At the time of the party, several teens were waiting for their Covid-19 test results, and have since tested positive, according to Shelly Parks, a spokesperson with Austin Homeland Security & Emergency Management.City and health officials are now urging all attendees to get tested and self-isolate."Unfortunately, our case load is probably going to increase because there was a very...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jun 25
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Prosecutors are investigating possible evidence tampering in Javier Ambler's death

Prosecutors are investigating possible evidence tampering in Javier Ambler's death

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Prosecutors in central Texas are investigating whether there was evidence tampering in the death of , a Black man who died last year while being arrested. The Williamson County District Attorney's office announced Friday it was investigating "the possible tampering with evidence 'by personnel from Williamson County Agencies who have had contact or communications with the television show, Live PD.'" died last year after he told Williamson County, Texas, sheriff's deputies that he could not breath...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jun 10
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
A Georgia cop pointed a gun at a group of teens. Neighbors stepped in to protect them

A Georgia cop pointed a gun at a group of teens. Neighbors stepped in to protect them

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)When Shanelle Ladd spotted a group of black teenagers with their hands up in front of police, she parked her car and started recording. "Please, sir. They are kids," she shouted at the top of her voice, telling a Clayton County police officer. "Why you got a gun out?" Ladd's video of the Monday encounter in , has circulated on social media, renewing demands for change from community members, including rapper T.I., amid a nationwide debate over racial justice and police brutality in the wake of ....

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Jun 17
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese100%
What we know about the four ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death

What we know about the four ex-police officers charged in George Floyd's death

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)One of the officers had been on the job four days. One was on his third shift ever. And , who pressed his knee into neck for nearly nine minutes, was the field training officer for one of them. Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao were responding to a call about a $20 counterfeit bill on May 25 when they detained , who died while in custody. The four officers were fired and are now facing charges in Floyd's death. Here's what we know about their role in Floyd's arrest as well as...

cnn.com
Harmeet Kaur
May 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
A cluster of coronavirus cases was reported in Arkansas after a swim party

A cluster of coronavirus cases was reported in Arkansas after a swim party

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Several people who attended a in Arkansas have contracted , told reporters on Saturday. "A high school swim party that I'm sure everybody thought was harmless. They're young, they're swimming, they're just having activity and positive cases resulted from that," Hutchinson said. The governor declined to provide further details on the swim party but noted the incident was "just an encouragement for us to be disciplined in our activities.""During this Memorial (Day) weekend, we want to be out and we...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
May 24
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
States are easing coronavirus restrictions and 'it's going to cost lives,' researcher says

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and 'it's going to cost lives,' researcher says

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved to treat But pandemic experts say reopening the country is a "big mistake.""You're making a big mistake. It's going to cost lives," Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and disaster preparedness specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, told CNN on Friday.Redlener and Joseph Fair, a senior fellow in pandemic policy at Texas A&M University, sent , warning them that no state or city...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Apr 30
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Bad Bunny's 'Yo Perreo Sola' video has a really important message about twerking

Bad Bunny's 'Yo Perreo Sola' video has a really important message about twerking

Bad Bunny got a jaw-dropping makeover for his new "Yo Perreo Sola" video to send a blunt message against harassment. The Latin trap star appears throughout the video in body hugging outfits, rocking long wigs, makeup and even voluptuous breasts. But most importantly, he sings and twerks alone -- just as the song's title says -- for all the women who simply want to dance alone and safely in the club. "If she doesn't want to dance with you, respect her. She twerks alone," reads a message in Spanish as the video ends. Bad Bunny appears in a scene from the "Yo Perreo Sola" music...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Mar 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Two women in Boston were charged after police say they attacked a mother and daughter for speaking Spanish

Two women in Boston were charged after police say they attacked a mother and daughter for speaking Spanish

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)A Boston mother and her daughter were speaking Spanish on their way home when authorities say two white women assaulted them because they thought they were making fun of them. "As they beat us, they yelled 'This is America, speak English!'" the mother, who was only identified as Ms. Vasquez, told reporters earlier this week about the February 15 incident. Vasquez, 46, and her 15-year-old daughter were walking near an East Boston train station after having dinner when they had an altercation with...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Mar 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Chicago officers are under investigation after video shows police shooting a man at a train station

Chicago officers are under investigation after video shows police shooting a man at a train station

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)A video posted online appears to show two Chicago police officers shooting a man at a busy train station after struggling to restrain him.Police say two officers were trying to arrest a man at the Grand station on the CTA Red Line on Friday when the shooting took place. The officers stopped the man because he was moving between two train cars, a city ordinance violation, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.A video recorded by a bystander shows the officers struggling to...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Mar 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
Much of Houston remains under boil-water notice as crews repair broken water main that supplies about half of the city

Much of Houston remains under boil-water notice as crews repair broken water main that supplies about half of the city

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Hundreds of schools and businesses in Houston remained closed Friday as crews attempt to repair a water main that provides up to half of the city's water. A day after the 8-foot diameter water main pipe burst in east Houston, much of the city remains under a boil-water notice and restaurants without water were ordered to cease operations immediately by the city's health department.On Thursday, firefighters in boats and high-water vehicles rescued at least three drivers when water spewing from the...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Mar 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
gold-cheese66%
The Fort Worth officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson wasn't actually asked to do a wellness check

The Fort Worth officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson wasn't actually asked to do a wellness check

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)When 's neighbor called police, he them to go check to see if she was OK.But the officer who shot her in her own home was sent on a call that police often handle as a potential burglary.Authorities are looking into what and his partner were told before arriving to Jefferson's home. "The information came from the neighbor to the call-takers and while it was relayed to the dispatch, it was determined to be an open structure call," Fort Worth interim Police Chief Ed Kraus told reporters on...

cnn.com
Nicole Chavez
Oct 18
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
OUTLETS
cnn.com

cnn.com

CRITIC
img-trusted
77%
PUBLIC
img-trusted
66%