A jury ordered Infowars host Alex Jones to pay $4.1 million to a Sandy Hook family after claiming the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history was a hoax. Meantime, WNBA star Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to 9.5 years in a Russia prison. Plus, four officers involved in the raid that left Breonna Taylor dead have now been charged by federal prosecutors.
- Chicago Tribune
7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective
His father died while Nelson Gonzalez was in prison. Alfredo Gonzalez couldn’t go to his daughter’s wedding. And Marilyn Mulero missed out on her two children’s childhoods. “It’s been hard — I lost my brother,” Mulero added, her voice breaking. “He was my strength.” These are three of the Chicago families affected by murder convictions tainted by allegations of misconduct by former Chicago ...
- The Daily Beast
Frederick M. Brown/Daily Mail.com via APA traveling Texas nurse is facing multiple murder charges after running a red light and crashing into traffic while allegedly driving 90 mph in Windsor Hills, California.Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday that Nicole Linton has been charged with six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the multi-car crash, which left six people dead. Linton faces a 90-year prison sentence if convicted.Poli
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The disbarred lawyer blamed the district attorney.
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- The State
The car was turned off with no air conditioning, officials said.
- LA Times
Prosecutors say they are reviewing previous crashes linked to woman charged with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter.
- Associated Press
A jury on Tuesday acquitted a commercial truck driver of causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a horrific head-on collision in northern New Hampshire that exposed fatal flaws in the processing of license revocations across states. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 26, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, was found innocent on seven counts of manslaughter, seven counts of negligent homicide and one count of reckless conduct in connection with the June 21, 2019, crash in Randolph. Jurors deliberated for less than three hours after a two-week trial during which prosecutors argued that Zhukovskyy — who had taken heroin, fentanyl and cocaine earlier on the day of the crash — repeatedly swerved back and forth before the collision and told police he caused it.
- Miami Herald
A passerby found his body sticking out of the sand.
"The Daily Show" host said he didn't think the story could get any crazier.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Jennifer Knight says in a lawsuit that the city is trying to humiliate her into retirement by requiring her to be observed while urinating.
- Macon Telegraph
The victim and his fiancee had just finished grocery shopping at the Harrison Road store when they were confronted by two gunmen.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
- The Daily Beast
Adelita Website/Tijana PoliceThe parents of a 19-year-old nightclub worker whose throat was slit by a former Rutgers’ basketball player are angry that he was only sentenced to 22 years in prison in Tijuana, Mexico.Logan Kelley, 27, admitted to murdering Isis Atalia Montoya Romero at the Adelita nightclub in February 2021, when he mistook the 19-year-old mother who worked there for someone else. CCTV footage from several angles shows Kelley walking up behind Montoya Romero with a 4-inch clip-blad
- Charlotte Observer
"Police officers cannot be judge, jury and executioner," an attorney for the family of Brandon Combs says.
- NBC News
A Minnesota county approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by eight minority correctional officers who said they
- Idaho Statesman
The Boise Police Department said a report has been filed and officers are working with the Boise Fire Department on the investigation.
A teenage girl has gone viral after sharing on the social media website Reddit that she is evicting her family, including her pregnant stepsister.
- Associated Press
Police announced a breakthrough Tuesday in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, charging a man from Afghanistan — himself a Muslim — with two of the slayings and identifying him as a prime suspect in the other killings that put the entire community on edge. Muhammad Syed, 51, was taken into custody a day earlier after a traffic stop more than 100 miles away, authorities said. Police Chief Harold Medina said it was not clear yet whether the deaths should be classified as hate crimes or serial killings or both.
Using the latest advances in DNA technology, Sunnyvale cold case investigators announced Tuesday they have arrested a suspect in the September 1982 murder of 15-year-old Palo Alto High student Karen Stitt.
The Infowars host admitted sending a naked photo — but said he sent it to his wife.