Crime

Kentucky Gov Pardons Man Serving Life For Child Rape

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Gov. Matt Bevin has pardoned a man serving a life sentence for sexually abusing and sodomizing his 6-year-old stepdaughter 20 years ago. In his pardon and commutation order on Friday, Bevin wrote that Paul Donel Hurt had been wrongly convicted in 2001. In 2015, Hurt’s accuser recanted her testimony in an evidentiary hearing. However, the trial …

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DEJA TRUMP: Netanyahu Blasts “Attempted Coup”

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment has sharpened the battle lines in Israel’s deadlocked political system and could test the loyalty of his right-wing allies, Israeli commentators said Friday. The serious corruption charges announced Thursday have dashed already slim hopes for a unity government after September elections, paving the way for an unprecedented repeat vote in March, …

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Barr: Epstein’s Death Was “Perfect Storm Of Screw-ups”

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General William Barr said he initially had his own suspicions about financier Jeffrey Epstein’s death while behind bars at one of the most secure jails in America but came to conclude that his suicide was the result of “a perfect storm of screw-ups.” Barr said his concerns were prompted by the numerous irregularities at the …

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Homeland Security Raids Josh Duggar’s Workplace

Fox News reports: Homeland Security agents paid a visit to the car dealership in Arkansas where former reality star Josh Duggar works as part of an ongoing federal investigation, according to reports. The family denied a report earlier this week that the family home had been raided. However, it seems that the Duggars are in federal agents’ sights after all, …

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Trump Cultist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Murder Rep. Ilhan Omar: “I’ll Put A Bullet In Her Fucking Skull”

The Associated Press reports: A western New York man pleaded guilty Monday to threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Patrick Carlineo entered the plea Monday in Rochester, admitting to charges that carry up to 10 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Feb. 14. Prosecutors say the 55-year-old called Omar’s office March 21, told a staffer …

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Two Federal Jail Workers Arrested In Epstein Suicide

The New York Times reports: Two federal workers who were on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail were expected to be taken into custody on Tuesday morning on federal charges related to their alleged failure to check on him, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The two federal Bureau of Prisons employees …

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Woman Who Threw Drink On Matt Gaetz Gets 15 Days

The Pensacola Daily News reports: Amanda Kondrat’yev, the woman who threw a red slushie drink on U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz at a campaign event in June, was sentenced Monday to 15 days in prison for assaulting a U.S. congressman. The 35-year-old wife and mother of two, who briefly ran against Gaetz as a Democratic challenger in the 2016 election, will …

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Criminal Charges Coming For Epstein’s Prison Guards

The Washington Post reports: Federal prosecutors in New York are preparing to file criminal charges as early as this week against two Bureau of Prisons workers who were supposed to check regularly on millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein the night he hanged himself in his cell, according to people familiar with the matter. The two corrections workers, whose names have …

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SCOTUS Rejects Final Appeal From Pharma Douche

CBNC reports: The Supreme Court on Monday denied notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli’s request to hear an appeal of his criminal conviction for securities fraud. The rejection means that Shkreli, 36, will have to serve out the remainder of his seven-year prison term, and forfeit more than $6.4 million. Shkrekli’s appellate lawyer, Mark Baker, told CNBC that “all [Supreme Court] …

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Elderly Fox Viewers Targeted In “Deep State” Scam

Law & Crime reports: A lengthy exposé by Quartz shows how Chase Metals used “fear and Facebook,” allegedly to scam the elderly out of their retirement funds. And all of that fear was transformed into financial security paranoia–keyed toward a certain ideological faction of late-aged Americans. Screenshots of Facebook ads show that Fox News viewers were specifically targeted. “Is Your …

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Police: California High School Shooter In Custody

NBC News reports: Multiple people were injured, at least two of them critically, in a shooting at a Southern California high school on Thursday morning, officials said. About an hour and a half after the shooting was reported at about 8 a.m. at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, sources said the suspect was dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. …

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Bishop Named By Pope To Investigate Sexual Abuses Is Himself Accused Of AND YOU KNOW HOW THIS ENDS

CBS News reports: A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child, an attorney for the alleged victim notified the church this week. The attorney informed Catholic officials in New Jersey that he is preparing a lawsuit on …

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Blimp Slasher: GoFundMe Is Canceling My Money Beg UPDATE: GoFundMe Says Campaign Remains Active

Birmingham’s ABC News affiliate reports: A GoFundMe that had been set up to help with the legal fees of a Tuscaloosa man who destroyed a caricature of President Donald Trump over the weekend has apparently been flagged. In a message posted on the GoFundMe page “Restitutions [sic] for Baby Trump Stabber” Monday, organizers released the following statement: “We have been …

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Cultist Charged With Slashing Trump Blimp [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The “Baby Trump” balloon has been slashed — and as a result, deflated. The popular protest symbol against President Donald Trump was floating among the throngs of college football fans in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday when it was attacked by a man, an organizer of the protest told CNN. At about 2:30 p.m. ET, before the kickoff between …

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Pentagon Contractor Charged In “Made In USA” Scam

Courthouse News reports: Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment Thursday that charges a Long Island tech company with rebranding Chinese-made security equipment as “Made in the U.S.A.” before selling them to the U.S. military. The complaint takes aim at Aventura Technologies Inc., run by Jack Cabasso, which allegedly raked in $88 million, including more than $20 million in federal government contracts, …

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FLORIDA: Pastor Arrested For Striking Teen In Her Face With “Christian Affiliation Badge” In Road Rage Incident

Tampa’s ABC affiliate reports: The Pasco Sheriff’s Office arrested a 61-year-old man accused of hitting a 16-year-old girl in the forehead with his Christian affiliation badge for driving too close to him on the road. According to the sheriff’s office, Stephen Grosso was upset the teenager was driving too close to his car, so while the teenager stopped for a …

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Hate Crime Verdict In Burning Of Church Rainbow Flag

The Ames Tribune reports: The Ames man accused of tearing down a pride banner from Ames United Church of Christ and setting it on fire was found guilty by a jury Wednesday morning. Adolfo Martinez, 30, was found guilty of a hate crime, third-degree harassment, reckless use of fire and habitual offender, Story County Attorney Jessica Reynolds said. The habitual …

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Trump Is Central Figure In Roger Stone’s Trial

Politico reports: President Donald Trump played a role in Roger Stone’s effort to prod WikiLeaks to release damaging emails for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race, federal prosecutors argued Wednesday in an extraordinary act of defiance toward the White House. During opening statements at Stone’s trial for lying to Congress in Washington, D.C., the prosecution — which ultimately answers …

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Jury Selection Begins Tomorrow In Roger Stone Trial

NBC News reports: Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone, accused of lying to Congress and pressuring another person to do the same thing. A Trump friend for more than 30 years who served as an adviser to his 2016 campaign, Stone has called himself the victim of a political prosecution. During the …

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Trump Rape Accuser Sues Him For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: A writer and longtime women’s advice columnist on Monday sued President Trump, accusing him of defaming her this summer after she claimed he sexually assaulted her two decades ago in an upscale New York City department store. E. Jean Carroll publicly described the alleged assault for the first time in June, in a published excerpt of …

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