A Baltimore judge vacated the murder conviction of Adnan Syed who has been in prison for over 20 years for allegedly strangling his ex-girlfriend to death in 1999. Syed has maintained his innocence and will remain under home detention while prosecutors look into new evidence. NBC News’ Danny Cevallos reports.
- National Review
Pro-Life Activist Arrested After SWAT Team Raids Home with Guns Drawn in Front of ‘Screaming’ Children
Mark Houck, a pro-life author and sidewalk counselor was arrested in front of his children after the DOJ ordered a SWAT raid on his house for alleged violations of the FACE Act.
- NBC News
A jury convicted a QAnon believer who chased down Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman on Jan. 6, 2021, finding the defendant guilty on all charges against him.
- USA TODAY
MIchael Close yelled out a window at the couple as they urged the dog to “go potty” before grabbing the AK and firing it 24 times at them.
Ted Cruz was booed by a Texas audience when he said his plan to end school shootings is putting more police officers in schools
"You guys can instead sing kumbaya with them and hope they'll just stop, but what you're proposing doesn't work," Cruz said to a heated audience.
Prosecutors say they have questions about the credibility of two witnesses. Gaetz has denied wrongdoing.
- USA TODAY
Cops chased dead ends for 40 years in a California teen's cold case. Then a suspect's relative emerged.
The 1982 rape and killing of 15-year-old Karen Stitt had frustrated California cops for decades before a suspect's relative and DNA led to an arrest.
The main perpetrator involved in the brutal assault on four women at a restaurant in Tangshan, China, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. On Friday, the Guangyang District People’s Court in Langfang, Hebei province, determined Chen Jizhi, 41, to be the ringleader of a gang that has conducted criminal activities since 2012. Chen and four other men were caught on camera violently beating four women at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan on June 10 after one of the woman rejected his sexual proposal.
He was subdued by passengers and crew when he fled to the back of the aircraft after the confrontation, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
- The Daily Beast
Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationTennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell, the 15-month-old girl whose weeks-long disappearance in 2020 ended in heartbreak after her remains were found on family-owned property, was suffocated by a blanket and aluminum foil, a forensic pathologist testified.The revelation was made Friday at a hearing to discuss which photos can be used as evidence in the trial against Boswell’s mother, Megan, who is accused of murdering her daughter and going to great lengths to cover it
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
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- Miami Herald
A caller reported seeing someone throw a plastic tote over a Central Florida bridge from a moving vehicle this week, according to a Thursday Facebook post from Orlando-based Orange County Animal Services,.
An Oregon rape victim was placed in jail and held on an 'unattainable' amount of bail until she testified against her rapist, lawyer says.
"This was really a last resort balancing the needs of the victim and the needs of the community to have this case resolved," the victim's lawyer, Donald Scales, said according to NBC.
- The State
Athatha Means lived in a quiet Union SC neighborhood for two years. Then a new neighbor moved in.
- Kansas City Star
Belton substitute teacher Jason L. Carey, 42, was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shared nude photos and videos of himself with 8th graders over Snapchat.
- Women's Health
Rita Isbell is the sister of Jeffrey Dahmer's 11th victim, Errol Lindsey. All about what happened to her brother, her role in the trial, and where she is now.
- LA Times
LAPD Chief Michel Moore said the department was focused on finding the person responsible for the image made to look like Capt. Lillian Carranza.
A Colorado man who showed up to the Capitol riot wearing a 'Guns don't kill people, Clintons do' shirt and got into a 'tug-of-war' with police received a 30-month prison sentence
Thomas Patrick Hamner "engaged with a tug-of-war" with police "over a bike rack that was being used as a barricade," according to a DOJ release.
- LA Times
Newly unsealed court documents show that the FBI and U.S. attorney's office in L.A. got the warrant for the raid by misleading the judge who approved it.
- The Courier Journal
The Kentucky Supreme Court found Chasity Shirley, who shoplifted about $80 worth of items from a Walmart self-checkout, should not face a felony
- Miami Herald
Weeks after Monroe County Fire Rescue’s chief flight nurse was arrested on charges she stole narcotics from the department’s helicopter air-ambulance fleet, a paramedic assigned to the program was arrested, accused of tampering with evidence and official misconduct, according to the county’s sheriff’s office.