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 2021-11-17 20:12 

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It's 'Really Quite Frightening': Kyle Rittenhouse Judge Rips Media, Says He's Going to 'Think Long and Hard About Live Television' Coverage of Future Trials...

The judge presiding over the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial complained about media's coverage of developments in the case, calling some reports...

 2021-11-17 19:49 

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Mom and Boyfriend Charged with Murder After Alabama 2-Year-Old Girl Dies from 'Horrific' and 'Unfathomable' Abuse...

An Alabama woman and her live-in boyfriend were arrested this week for allegedly beating the woman's 2-year-old daughter to death, leaving the child with a slew of broken bones and bleeding from her brain. Chasity U. Baker and Jamario E. Mitchell, bot...

 2021-11-17 18:54 

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Authorities Release New Digital Reconstruction Images of 'Jane Doe' They Believed Died of Foul Play 22 Years Ago...

More than 22 years ago, a woman's skeletal remains were found in Huerfano County, Colorado. Authorities did not know who she was, but they suggested she died due to some sort of...

 2021-11-17 18:19 

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Texas Man Gets Life in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Murdering 5-Month-Old Son Subjected to Months of 'Torture'...

"Nathaniel was in our world for five short months and in those five months he was bitten, beaten and bruised at the hands of someone who should have protected him from all harm," the DA said....

 2021-11-17 18:04 

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ABA Fact Check: It's an Open Question If a President's Control of Executive Privilege Runs Out After Office...

In September, White House press secretary Jen Psaki responded to a question about former President Donald Trump's move to use executive privilege claims to stop the release of more than 770 pages of documents sought by a House select committee investi...

 2021-11-17 17:54 

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District Attorney in Georgia Pleads Guilty to Four Misconduct Charges, Resigns After Serving Just Eight Months...

Mark Preston Jones pleaded guilty to misconduct charges and resigned as Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit District Attorney in a handwritten letter to Brian Kemp....

 2021-11-17 17:51 

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Fired Black Principal Sued Catholic School for Alleged Discrimination. The School's Defense Is Exactly What Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg Warned Against....

A panel of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments Tuesday over whether a California Catholic school can use the...

 2021-11-17 17:07 

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'Potato Hill Killer' Dies After Spending Decades in Prison for Dragging Woman's Body Behind Car in Rural New York State...

Bernard Hatch was known for generations in central New York State as the...

 2021-11-17 16:53 

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Jacob Chansley, the 'Flagbearer' and 'Very Image' of Jan. 6 Siege, Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison...

The man who stood behind former Vice President Mike Pence's Senate dais in a horned, coyote-fur headdress, red, white and blue face paint and a shirtless display of his tattooed torso on Jan. 6 will spend the next 41 months in a federal prison....

 2021-11-17 16:26 

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Baltimore Police 'Beg' Public for Help in Catching Killer Who Fatally Stabbed 69-Year-Old Volunteer in Baptist Church Bathroom...

A 69-year-old Baltimore woman was found fatally stabbed on Tuesday in the bathroom of the prominent Southern Baptist Church where she volunteered, leaving the community horrified and outraged....

 2021-11-17 15:56 

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Mother of Missing N.J. Teen Who Said Daughter Must Have Been Abducted Had Actually Stabbed Victim, Refused to Enroll Her in School: Authorities...

When a teenage girl went missing last month, her mother appeared in public as a worried parent, pleading for her child's return. Prosecutors now say she had actually perpetuated a horrid pattern of abuse against the 14-year-old. Jamie A. Moore, 40, wa...

 2021-11-17 13:30 

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Supreme Court Rules on Gun Possession Knowledge...

On Monday, June 21, 2021, the Supreme Court sided with the government in a decision to reject criminal defendants' due process arguments, in a dispute over appellate review when it comes to felon-possession cases....

 2021-11-17 00:53 

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AMBER Alert: Man Allegedly Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Son and 16-Year-Old Niece from Tennessee and Kentucky; Vehicle Found in California...

Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly kidnapped his 3-year-old son from Tennessee and his 16-year-old niece from Kentucky. The search reached nationwide scope on Tuesday, with officials saying they found the suspect's vehicle all the way out...

 2021-11-16 23:48 

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Texas Cold Case Ends More than Three Decades After Cops Say Now-Dead Neighbor Raped and Murdered Woman...

Janet Elaine Love was raped and murdered in her apartment in North Texas during the spring of 1986. Now, over 35 years later, police say they have definitely identified her now-deceased killer by using DNA evidence....

 2021-11-16 22:58 

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He Saw 'Fraud as an Achievement': Husband and Wife Sentenced While On the Run for Taking COVID-19 Relief Money...

While awaiting sentencing on Aug. 29, they cut their tracking bracelets and fled, according to the U.S. Department of Justice....

 2021-11-16 22:52 

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'I Set A Synagogue On Fire': Texas Teen Who Faces Federal Arson Charge Kept Daily Journal, Prosecutors Say...

Federal authorities arrested Franklin Barrett Sechriest, 18, in Austin on Nov. 12, nearly two weeks after he allegedly set a fire at the doors of a synagogue....

 2021-11-16 22:17 

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New York Man Convicted of Murdering High School Girl by Strangling Her to Death with Her Bra and Dumping Her in a Ravine in 1993...

Joseph H. Belstadt was convicted of brutally murdering 17-year-old high school student by strangling her to death with her bra nearly 30 years ago....

 2021-11-16 22:08 

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Wisconsin Justice Who Shot Down 'King' Trump's Bid to Overturn 2020 Election Recalls 'Armed Protesters' Outside During Oral Arguments...

Elected in a landslide just months earlier to Wisconsin's highest court, Justice Jill Karofsky vividly recalls the atmosphere of...

 2021-11-16 21:59 

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Lawyer for Oath Keepers Likens COVID-19 Vaccines to Holocaust, Despite Federal Judge's Order to Drop 'Bombastic' Language and 'Fringe' Theories...

A lawyer for Oath Keepers wrote a legal brief likening COVID-19 vaccines to the Holocaust—after a judge warned him against...

 2021-11-16 21:16 

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Ohio AG Lawsuit Claims Meta Lied to Public and Investors for Profit: 'An Egregious Breach of Public Trust by Facebook'...

The attorney general of Ohio has sued the company formerly known as Facebook. The suit alleges that the company knew its practices were harmful to children but kept information from the public and investors in order to drive profits....

 2021-11-16 21:04 

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Authorities Find Two Daughters Safe and Arrest Their Mother for Allegedly Trying to Kill Ex-Husband...

Deputies said they found two missing children with their mother, a woman wanted for allegedly trying to kill her ex-husband. Di'Last Kellie, 32, was arrested Monday, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-11-16 20:55 

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Julia Enright's Alleged List of Dominatrix Services Takes Center Stage in Grisly Massachusetts Murder Trial...

A Massachusetts phlebotomist on trial for murder was also a dominatrix but did not engage in such activities with the man she's accused of killing, a witness testified in court on Tuesday....

 2021-11-16 20:13 

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Man Allegedly Stripped Naked and Masturbated at Airport After Headbutting TVs, Then Said 'It's A Free Country' and Threw Stanchion at TSA Agents...

A man allegedly threw a lurid fit at a Minnesota airport. Frank Towers, 44, was arrested Friday....

 2021-11-16 19:37 

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Air Force Veteran Charged with Threatening 'Death' for Connecticut Governor: 'President Trump Knows What You Did . . .'...

A self-described Connecticut Air Force veteran has been charged with lobbing death threats at Gov. Ned Lamont, a Democrat, on social media....

 2021-11-16 19:32 

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Trump Claims Releasing Documents to Jan. 6 Committee 'Would Have Enormous Consequences, Forever Changing the Dynamics Between Political Branches'...

Donald Trump asked an appeals court to block the release of records requested by the Jan. 6 Committee after his post-presidency assertion of executive privilege...

 2021-11-16 19:27 

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Free Speech Group Asks Supreme Court to Reject 'Florida's Version of the First Amendment' and Keep Gov. DeSantis's Social Media Law Blocked...

Supporting a lawsuit denouncing a Florida social media law as a...

 2021-11-16 18:58 

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Top Lawyer for House Democrats During Trump's Ukraine Impeachment Is Running for Attorney General of the Empire State...

Daniel Goldman, a former federal prosecutor and MSNBC legal analyst who served as chief counsel for House Democrats during the first impeachment of then-president Donald Trump, is now running to become the next attorney general of New York State....

 2021-11-16 17:57 

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New Mexico Mom Allegedly Killed Newborn Son a Week After Telling Authorities She 'Felt Overwhelmed and Did Not Want to Hurt Her Children'...

Kiria Lynn Milton was charged with killing her newborn son one week after she called authorities to report that she thought she was a danger to her children....

 2021-11-16 17:30 

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Maryland Mayor Charged with 50 Counts of 'Revenge Porn' Against Former Romantic Partner...

Cambridge Mayor Andrew Bradshaw is charged with distributing...

 2021-11-16 16:57 

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22-Year-Old Kansas Mayor Suspected of Driving Under the Influence, Failing to 'Maintain a Single Lane of Traffic': Police...

The 22-year-old mayor of Goddard, Kansas, was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving improperly on a laned roadway....

 2021-11-16 16:37 

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Murdered Pregnant Woman Sent Chilling Texts About Fugitive Boyfriend Before and After She Was Abducted, Affidavit Says...

After more than a month, authorities filed a murder charge against a man they say shot and killed his pregnant girlfriend in Houston, Texas. The fugitive suspect, identified as 25-year-old Kwanmaine Travion Boyd, killed Cavanna Smith, 25, after she tried ...

 2021-11-16 15:52 

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Mom and Grandma Charged After 11-Month-Old Baby Found with 'Bottles of NARCAN in the Crib' Died of Fentanyl Overdose...

Mother Joyce R. Stover and grandmother Sharon E. Jordan were both arrested and charged in the death of Stover's infant daughter after police say the baby died of a fentanyl overdose....

 2021-11-16 15:43 

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Court Orders Vanessa Bryant to Turn Over Therapy Records Dating Back to 2017...

Vanessa Bryant has two weeks to turn over nearly five years of private mental health records detailing her experiences in therapy before and after the tragic deaths of her husband, Kobe Bryant, and daughter, Gianna Bryant....

 2021-11-16 00:54 

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Federal Appeals Court Grants Officer Qualified Immunity in Case of Woman Who Begged for Help and Suffered Fatal Overdose in Back of Patrol Car...

A young Black woman suffered a fatal overdose while in police custody as the officer transporting her to headquarters allegedly took no action as she repeatedly cried out out in pain. Aleah Jenkins' medical emergency quickly led to a coma, and then to...

 2021-11-16 00:06 

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Fox News Succeeds in Dismissing Ex-Guest's Lawsuit Against Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Ed Henry, and Howard Kurtz...

A former Fox News guest who sued the network and personalities Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Howard Kurtz, as well as former Fox host Ed Henry, has lost her federal lawsuit — for good, this time....

 2021-11-15 23:10 

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Kyle Rittenhouse's Defense Lawyer Tells Jury That Prosecutor Lied to Their Faces...
 2021-11-15 23:07 

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Qualified Immunity for Police Officer Who Shot Service Dogs...

Officer Michael Mays, who shot Jennifer LeMay and Courtney Livingston's dogs, is not entitled to qualified immunity, according to a federal appeals court....

 2021-11-15 22:15 

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Michigan Woman Who Sought 'Free Consultation' from Fake 'Rent-a-Hitman' Website Convicted of Trying to Have Ex-Husband Killed...

A Michigan woman is facing the prospect of several years behind bars after admitting that she attempted to hire a contract killer to murder her ex-husband through a fake company called "Rent-a-Hitman" that she found online....

 2021-11-15 20:34 

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Woman Tried to Torch Ex-Boyfriend's Car Using Molotov Cocktail and Trash Can Fire, Investigators Say...

A woman admitted she tried to torch her ex-boyfriend's work vehicle with a Molotov cocktail and a burning trash can, according to fire department investigators in San Antonio, Texas. Cierra Zendet Flores, 35, faces a count of arson, online records sho...

 2021-11-15 20:23 

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'PowerHouse Patriot' Charged with Pushing Cop Inside U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6 Pleads Not Guilty...

George Tenney, who is seen scuffling with Capitol police and a federal employee on Jan. 6, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday....

 2021-11-15 20:18 

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Federal Prosecutors Indict Joel Greenberg Associates in Alleged $12 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme...

Joel Greenberg associates Keith Ingersoll and James P. Adamczyk were indicted for allegedly engaging in a multi-year fraudulent real estate scheme....

 2021-11-15 19:57 

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Colorado Man Sentenced to Prison for Dismemberment Murder of Man Who Was Stuffed into Separate Suitcases. The Victim's Head Was Never Found....

A Colorado man was sentenced to 30 years in prison late last week over the murder of 33-year-old Joshua Lockard, whose remains were found inside two suitcases under the thick Denver snow last year....

 2021-11-15 19:33 

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Steve Bannon Granted Pre-Trial Release Pending Trial on Contempt of Congress Charges in Jan. 6 Subpoena Case...

After surrendering to the FBI on Monday morning, former President Donald Trump's ex-chief strategist Steve Bannon appeared for a brief federal court appearance, where a judge released him pending trial for contempt of Congress....

 2021-11-15 19:02 

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'You Cannot Claim Self-Defense Against a Danger You Create': Prosecutor Argues Kyle Rittenhouse's 'Provocation' Invalidates Self-Defense Claim...

Attempting to undermine the heart of Kyle Rittenhouse's self-defense claim, a prosecutor told a Wisconsin jury during closing arguments on Monday that the then-17-year-old provoked the confrontation that led to him killing two people and wounding a th...

 2021-11-15 18:25 

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Judge Rips Alex Jones' 'Callous Disregard' in Finding Him Liable by Default in Sandy Hook Defamation Cases...

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones suffered a sweeping defeat in court after a superior court judge in Connecticut found him liable by default in all four defamation cases brought against him by the families of eight victims who were murdered in th...

 2021-11-15 18:25 

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Judge Rips Alex Jones' 'Callous Disregard' in Finding Him Liable by Default in Sandy Hook Defamation Cases...

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones suffered a sweeping defeat in court after a superior court judge in Connecticut found him liable by default in all four defamation cases brought against him by the families of eight victims who were murdered in th...

 2021-11-15 17:51 

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N.J. Chiropractor Stabs Wife to Death Before Crashing His Car in Someone Else's Backyard and Shooting Himself with a Rifle: Prosecutor...

Gloucester County authorities say that 42-year-old Melissa Kolonich was stabbed to death by her husband, John Kolonich, 46, who later shot himself during the late morning hours on Thursday, Nov. 11....

 2021-11-15 17:28 

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'The Jury Can Measure It': Judge Dismisses Weapons Possession Charge Against Kyle Rittenhouse After Dispute Over Barrel Length...

The judge presiding over Kyle Rittenhouse's homicide trial dismissed one count against him: possession of a dangerous weapon by a person younger than 18....

 2021-11-15 17:07 

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Woman's Decomposing Body Found After Downstairs Neighbor Complained About Maggots on Ceiling...

Police found the decomposing body of abuse survivor Ashley Ducille in her Bronx apartment after a neighbor complained about maggots dropping from the ceiling....

 2021-11-15 16:55 

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S.C. Man Gets Life in Prison for Vicious Sexual Assault and Murder of Toddler. An Investigator Called This Case 'By Far the Worst' He's 'Ever Seen.'...

A judge in South Carolina ordered a 30-year-old man to spend the rest of his life behind bars for viciously beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son to death after he "brutally sexually molested" the victim for weeks. Authorities said that the ...

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