Nearly two and a half years after Breonna Taylor died in a hail of police gunfire during a botched drug raid, federal prosecutors charged four current and former Louisville police officers in connection with her death. Attorney General Merrick Garland accused three of the officers of lying to a judge to get the search warrant. Prosecutors say the officers tried to cover up their actions afterwards with two of them meeting one night and “agreeing to tell investigators a false story.”
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A mother in Florida was arrested after deputies say she went overboard in the discipline department.
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The Trump Organization’s chief financial officer is coming close to reaching a plea deal in a case investigating whether he funneled off-the-books income to himself and other executives at the company, but the potential deal reportedly does not bring prosecutors any closer to their main target: former President Trump. The New York Times reported Monday,…
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A mother is suing after she says an officer broke down her door, went inside her home and slammed her to the ground.
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A once-prominent neurologist convicted last month of sexually abusing patients killed himself Monday at a New York City jail, two people familiar with the matter said. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 68, was found unresponsive in a shower area at the Eric M. Taylor Center, a jail at the notorious Rikers Island complex, the people said. Cruciani's lawyer, Frederick Sosinsky, confirmed in a statement that his client had died, but not the manner of death.
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A judge rejected seven motions advanced by Sheila O'Leary's defense attorney, saying none violated court rules. She will be sentenced next week.
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A 23-year-old man who formerly lived in New Philadelphia has been sentenced to a year in prison for gross sexual imposition
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A Saturday night house fire on Raymond Avenue in White Settlement was intentionally set, authorities said.
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Dramatic video of the July 9 robbery, which showed two men pistol-whipping a man and a woman before fleeing with the watch, shocked Asian Americans.
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Gregg DeGuire/GettyThe Flash star Ezra Miller has broken their silence after a number of highly publicized incidents, saying they are seeking help and treatment for “complex mental health issues.”Miller, who is nonbinary, released a statement through a rep to The Daily Beast apologizing for their actions and saying they have gone through a “time of intense crisis” and that they have begun “ongoing treatment.” The actor was arrested twice in Hawaii in spring, once for disorderly conduct and anoth
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Biermann refused to take a breathalyzer test and was placed under arrest.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -The long-time financial chief of former President Donald Trump's namesake real estate company is expected to plead guilty in New York on Thursday in a tax fraud case, a person familiar with matter said. Former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be required to testify against the company, which is also charged in the case, the person said. A spokeswoman for the Manhattan District Attorney's office, which is prosecuting the case, declined to comment, as did a lawyer for Weisselberg and a spokeswoman for the Trump Organization.
A man accused of viciously assaulting two Asian women in a span of minutes in San Francisco’s Richmond district is being sought by authorities. The incidents, which were both caught by security cameras, reportedly occurred in the area of 26th Avenue and Geary Boulevard shortly before and after 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The second incident involved a 65-year-old victim, according to reports.
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Texas police department defends Kyle Rittenhouse selfie amid online backlash: 'Not how our country works'
Thrall Police Department, outside of Austin, Texas, defended a photo an officer took with Kyle Rittenhouse, stressing how the teen was acquitted after the 2020 Kenosha shooting.
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The 40-year-old former high school teacher was arrested in California.
A sheriff's deputy held onto Kobe Bryant crash site photos for 4 days and said that he and his colleagues shared photos because 'curiosity got the best of us'
Several key Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies testified on Monday in the fourth day of Vanessa Bryant's trial against LA County for crash site photos of Kobe and Gigi Bryant.
Former LA County official who took photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash testified that he didn't 'even know' who 13-year-old Gianna Bryant was
Retired LA Fire Captain Brian Jordan was on the defense during his Monday testimony in the Vanessa Bryant trial, abruptly leaving the stand three times.
A man is facing a slew of charges after police say he extorted multiple victims for nude photographs, and sexual acts from at least one victim. JSO said in a news release it began investigating “possible network intrusion” in June and found “that an unknown suspect was extorting a young female victim by leading her to believe her electronic devices/cloud accounts had been compromised.” Police said Pinto Florez claimed to “multiple victims” that he had nude photos of them in his possession and he would release them publicly if more photos were not given to him.
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The Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of racial justice groups that includes the Black Lives Matter national organization, is calling for the release of all U.S. prisoners.
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A chunk of metal fell from the sky over Maine and almost hit a police officer, officials say. They think it was from a passing plane.
Maine's public safety department said the metal likely came from a plane flying an international route, and that the FAA is investigating.
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Prosecutors said that in 2018, Williams advertised the victim for sex on escort websites and then kept the money from the transactions.