Crime

REPORT: Suspect In Killing Of Federal Judge’s Son Was Notorious “Men’s Rights” Activist, Had Case Pending

The Daily Beast reports: The gunman who shot the husband and son of a federal judge in New Jersey is believed to be a lawyer and men’s rights activist who was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound hours later, two law-enforcement sources told The Daily Beast. Roy Den Hollander was discovered in the upstate New York town of …

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Suspect In Killing Of Federal Judge’s Son Found Dead

NBC News reports: Authorities believe an attorney found dead in New York Monday was the shooter who killed a New Jersey federal judge’s son and wounded her husband, law enforcement sources with knowledge told NBC New York. The man’s body was found in the Sullivan County town of Rockland, near Liberty, which is in the New York Catskills. A senior …

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Gunman Kills Son, Wounds Husband Of Federal Judge

ABC News reports: The son of a federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has been shot and killed, and her husband shot and injured in an attack at the family’s home, according to law enforcement sources. The judge, Esther Salas, was not hurt. The judge’s son opened the door to the family’s North Brunswick home at about 5 p.m. Sunday …

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CA Woman Pisses On Store Floor After Mask Dispute

Sacramento’s CBS News affiliate reports: We’ve seen a lot of confrontations involving masks, including verbal fights, physical altercations and even coughing fits. But this one might top it all when a regular day at work turned into quite a show at the Verizon store off Galleria Boulevard in Roseville. In a 911 call, you hear a dispatch operator tell an …

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DOJ Charges Man With Fraudulently Taking $8.5M In PPP Bailout, Spent Hundreds Of Thousands At Casino

Via press release from the Justice Department: A California man was arrested today and charged with fraudulently seeking over $8.5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Andrew Marnell, 40, of Los Angeles, California, was charged by criminal complaint, unsealed today upon his arrest, in the Central District of California with one count of bank fraud. The complaint alleges that …

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GOP US House Rep Charged With Felony Voter Fraud

Topeka’s CBS News affiliate reports: U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins faces criminal charges of voter fraud. Shawnee Co. District Attorney Mike Kagay said Tuesday he filed four counts against Watkins: Interference with Law Enforcement, Providing False Information; Voting without being Qualified; Unlawful Advance Voting; and Failing to Notify the DMV of Change of Address. The first three are felonies, while the …

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Michigan Man Killed By Cop After He Stabbed Elderly Man Who Asked Him To Wear Mask At Store [VIDEO]

Click On Detroit reports: A Michigan man who refused to wear a mask inside a store was later shot and killed by a deputy after he stabbed another customer during an argument about the mask issue, police said. Investigators said the argument happened around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Quality Dairy store in Dimondale. The argument ended with a 77-year-old …

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Maxwell To Be Held Without Bail Until July 2021 Trial

The BBC reports: Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and ex-girlfriend of the late US convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been denied bail in a high-profile sex case. At a hearing via video link, a New York judge said she would remain in custody while awaiting trial on charges of trafficking minors for Epstein. Ms Maxwell, who pleaded not guilty, …

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Indiana Man Executed After Supreme Court Ruling

The Indianapolis Star reports: After the Supreme Court of the United States stepped in, Daniel Lewis Lee was executed Tuesday morning by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. Lee, the first federal inmate to be executed in 17 years, was pronounced dead at 8:07 a.m. His last words: “You’re killing an innocent man.” Lee, a member …

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Prosecutors Argue Against Bail For Ghislaine Maxwell: “Extreme Risk Of Flight,” Found With Phone In Tinfoil

The Guardian reports: Ghislaine Maxwell should not get bail while awaiting trial for her alleged involvement in Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking because she is an “extreme risk of flight”, prosecutors said on Monday, firing back at her legal team’s arguments that she is not. Authorities arrested Maxwell, 58, on 2 July at her luxurious 156-acre property in Bradford, New …

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Cop Who Vowed To Shoot Protesters Who Came To His Door Charged With Killing Cop Who Knocked On Door

Buzzfeed News reports: An Arkansas police officer who allegedly told a colleague that he would shoot any protesters who came to his door was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a fellow officer who knocked on his door in June. When the police brutality protests in Minneapolis began earlier this year, the accused officer, Calvin “Nick” Salyers, told …

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Ghislaine Maxwell Seeks Bail Over COVID Risk In Jail

Reuters reports: Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime associate of late financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Friday forcefully denied charges she lured underage girls for him to sexually abuse and said she deserves bail, citing the risk she might contract the coronavirus in jail. Maxwell, 58, filed her request in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, eight days after being arrested in New …

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WV Mailman Guilty Of Pro-GOP Absentee Ballot Fraud

Via press release from the Justice Department: Thomas Cooper, a mail carrier in Pendleton County, has admitted to attempted election fraud, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Cooper, age 47, of Dry Fork, West Virginia, pled guilty to one count of “Attempt to Defraud the Residents of West Virginia of a Fair Election” and one count of “Injury to the Mail.” …

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Appeals Court Denies Roger Stone’s “Emergency” Bid

Bloomberg News reports: A federal appeals court denied an emergency request from Republican operative Roger Stone for a delay to the start of his prison term for lying to Congress, saying he hadn’t proved that he was in particular danger of catching the coronavirus behind bars. “Stone proffers for the first time new facts regarding what he describes as positive …

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New Charges For TX Trump Cultist Walmart Terrorist

The El Paso Times reports: New federal charges have been filed against the man accused of killing 23 people during a mass shooting last year at an El Paso Walmart. A federal grand jury handed up a superseding indictment Thursday adding new hate crime and firearm charges against Patrick Crusius, according to officials with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The new …

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Epstein’s Alleged Madam Given Paper Clothes In Lockup

The New York Daily News reports: Federal officials have put special protocols in place for Ghislaine Maxwell while she’s locked up, including giving her paper clothes so she doesn’t suffer the same fate as the man she allegedly enabled, Jeffrey Epstein. The feds took away Maxwell’s clothes and bedsheets once she was in custody. The measures at Metropolitan Detention Center …

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Michael Cohen Back In Jail After Violating House Arrest

NBC News reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on the heels of a newspaper photo showing him eating at a Manhattan restaurant weeks after being released from prison into home confinement. Cohen was taken to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, a federal jail. His attorney told NBC …

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DOJ Filing Backs Sending Stone To Prison Next Week

CNN reports: The Justice Department supports longtime Trump friend Roger Stone going to prison on Tuesday, according to a new court filing. Stone has asked a federal appeals court for emergency help to delay his prison term until September, citing coronavirus. But the Justice Department, which has been criticized for going easy on Stone, said the report date of July …

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Ex-Cop In Floyd Murder Seeks Dismissal Of Charges

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: The defense team for fired Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who is charged in George Floyd’s death, has filed a motion for the charges to be dismissed. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray, argues that there is no probable cause for the charges and that Lane “did not intentionally aid, advise, hire, counsel, or conspire with (Derek) …

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Deutsche Bank Fined $150 Million For Epstein “Lapses”

Bloomberg News reports: Deutsche Bank AG will pay New York’s banking regulator $150 million for a string of compliance lapses including a half-decade of lax oversight of the financial dealings of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. New York’s Department of Financial Services provided fresh details Tuesday of Epstein’s money movements in the years before his death. It laid out how …

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