So long, horror master: He shaped and reshaped the horror film genre, and took moviegoers on a dark, deep journey. Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker behind the long-enduring “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream” franchises died yesterday after battling cancer. He was 76.
Parents take action: In less than a week, their daughter’s murder set their lives onto a new course, into roles they never wanted to take on and into a battle they never planned to fight. But Andy and Barbara Parker — the parents of slain television journalist Alison Parker — speak about gun control with a passion. Alison Parker, along with her colleague Adam Ward, were killed last week. Various tributes are planned in Virginia this week, including a celebration of life tomorrow.
Initial appearance: A Texas man appears in court today following the “execution-style shooting” of Deputy Darren H. Goforth on Friday night while he was fueling his patrol car near Houston. The suspect, identified as Shannon J. Miles, faces a capital murder charge. Investigators continue to search for a motive.
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