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52% Of LGBTQ Adults Have Experienced Violent Threats

The Hill reports: More than half of LGBTQ adults in America say they have experienced violent threats, according to a study from The William Institute at the UCLA School of Law. The study examined the similarities and differences across key subgroups of the LGBTQ community. Fifty-two percent of respondents said that someone had threatened them with violence since they were …

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South Dakota AG Seeks To Ban Cameras From His Trial

The Argus Leader reports: South Dakota’s attorney general wants to keep cameras and audio recording devices out of the courtroom when he goes on trial in connection with the death of a man along a Hyde County highway. Jason Ravnsborg faces three misdemeanor charges related to his driving the night he struck and killed Joe Boever. A court document recently …

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Felony Charge For Cultist Who Defaced Pride Crosswalk

Miami’s ABC News reports: Alexander Jerrich surrendered on Thursday. He was accused of damaging the crosswalk mural while he was part of a caravan to celebrate former President Donald Trump’s 75th birthday on June 14. Jerrich was driving a pick-up truck with a large flag to show his support of Trump, police said. He surrendered after a video of the …

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Iowa Man Sentenced To Ten Years In Face Mask Assault

The Des Moines Register reports: A man convicted of following a man to a car and assaulting him after being told to raise the mask on his face in November was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday. Shane Wayne Michael, 42, of the Saylor Township was arrested and charged after the Nov. 11 assault at the Vision 4 Less …

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MI Cultist Sentenced To One Year For “Bleed Like Pig” Death Threat To Lawyer For Ukraine Whistleblower

NBC News reports: A Michigan man was sentenced to one year in prison Thursday for sending an email threatening to hunt down and bleed out like a “pig” an attorney for the whistle-blower who set in motion then-President Donald Trump’s first impeachment. Brittan Atkinson, described his arrest and prosecution as a “blessing in disguise.” “I’m now on the right medication …

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Meatpacker Paid $11 Million In Ransomware Attack

Reuters reports: Meatpacker JBS USA paid a ransom equivalent to $11 million following a cyberattack that disrupted its North American and Australian operations, the company’s CEO said in a statement on Wednesday. The subsidiary of Brazilian firm JBS SA halted cattle slaughtering at all of its U.S. plants for a day last week in response to the cyberattack, which threatened …

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Man Charged With Stealing Over 500 Blank Vax Cards

From the Los Angeles County DA’s office: Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a Los Angeles County contract worker was charged today for allegedly stealing hundreds of blank vaccine cards from a COVID-19 vaccination center at the Pomona Fairplex. “Selling fraudulent and stolen vaccine cards is illegal, immoral and puts the public at risk of exposure to …

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Elderly Nun Embezzled $835K For Gambling In Vegas

Via press release from the Justice Department: Federal prosecutors today filed charges against a now-retired nun who was the principal of a Catholic elementary school in Torrance and who has agreed to plead guilty to fraud and money laundering charges for stealing more than $835,000 in school funds to pay for personal expenses, including gambling trips. Mary Margaret Kreuper, 79, …

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Hundreds Arrested Worldwide In FBI-Run App Sting

The Guardian reports: A global sting in which organised crime gangs were sold encrypted phones that law enforcement officials could monitor has led to more than 800 arrests in 18 countries. Operation Greenlight/Trojan Shield, conceived by Australian police and the FBI in 2018, was one of the biggest infiltrations and takeovers of a specialised encrypted network. It began when US …

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DOJ Recovers Millions Paid In Pipeline Ransom [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: The Justice Department has recovered some of the millions in ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline shortly after the company was hacked, according to a warrant unsealed Monday. The Colonial Pipeline hack was carried out by Darkside actors, the FBI said in brief statement days after the attack. The company’s CEO said last month in an interview that …

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Aussie Cops Use Road Spikes To Stop Covidiot [VIDEO]

Australia’s ABC News reports: A South Australian woman who was arrested for allegedly failing to stop at a COVID-19 border crossing, after posting an anti-mask video live on social media, has been refused bail. Celeste Lockwood, 37, from Renmark, appeared at the Berri Magistrates Court on Thursday charged with aggravated driving dangerously to escape a police pursuit, driving disqualified and …

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Florida Couple Sentenced To Prison Over $1.1M Bailout Scam: Claimed To Employ 47 People In Backyard Farm

Via press release from the Justice Department: A Florida couple was sentenced to prison today for their participation in a scheme to file four fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $1.1 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) loans guaranteed under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Latoya Stanley, 38, and …

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Man Pleads Guilty To Punching Reporter At Trump Rally

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports: A Donald Trump supporter who was seen on video striking a Twin Cities photojournalist before the then-president’s Duluth rally last fall has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge. Duane Waldriff, 71, of Lamberton, Minn., entered the plea to a count of disorderly conduct at a virtual hearing Friday in St. Louis County District Court …

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Montana Man Faces Life On Hate Crime Charge After Shooting Into Home To “Get Rid Of Lesbians And Gays”

Via press release from the Justice Department: A federal grand jury in Billings, Montana, returned an indictment on May 20 charging a Montana man with hate crime and firearm violations for allegedly firing a gun into an individual’s house and threatening the individual with violent, homophobic slurs. According to court documents, John Russell Howald, 44, of Basin, is charged with …

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TX Woman Shoots Child While Aiming At Loose Dog

Law & Crime reports: A Texas woman was arrested after she attempted to shoot a loose puppy that had run into the street and accidentally struck her 5-year-old son in the abdomen, the Houston Police Department (HPD) announced on Tuesday. According to HPD, officers responding to reports of a shooting at Dunham Road on Saturday learned that 24-year-old Angelia Mia …

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White Supremacist Charged With Witness Tampering

Burlington’s CBS News affiliate reports: A self-described white nationalist charged with violating Vermont’s gun magazine capacity law now faces charges of witness tampering. Vermont State Police say Max Misch, 38, of Bennington was arrested after detectives learned that he went to the Walmart in Bennington Friday and spoke with a witness in his pending court case. Misch was charged in …

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Biden Vows Action On Rise In Anti-Semitic Attacks

Just in via White House press release: In the last weeks, our nation has seen a series of anti-Semitic attacks, targeting and terrorizing American Jews. We have seen a brick thrown through window of a Jewish-owned business in Manhattan, a swastika carved into the door of a synagogue in Salt Lake City, families threatened outside a restaurant in Los Angeles, …

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Mailman Guilty Of Trashing Ballots In Dem Stronghold

Via press release from the Justice Department: A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier from Hudson County today admitted he discarded mail, including 99 general election ballots sent from the Essex County Board of Elections to West Orange, New Jersey, residents, from his assigned routes in Orange and West Orange, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Nicholas Beauchene, 26, …

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Cultist Guilty In Golf Club Attack Over Biden Yard Sign

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: A 50-year-old Lino Lakes man pleaded guilty Tuesday to attacking an elderly couple with a golf club and his fists over a Joe Biden campaign sign last November in White Bear Lake. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says Mark Anthony Ulsaker took a plea deal, which dropped the most serious charges against him: second-degree assault …

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TN Covidiot Charged With Plowing Car Into Vax Tent

Nashville’s NBC News affiliate reports: A woman who went to a COVID-19 vaccination site to protest the vaccine was arrested after she drove her car through the vaccination site at a high rate of speed, according to court documents. Deputies arrested Virginia C. Brown, 36, of Greenback, TN, on Monday morning after she drove through a vaccination center set up …

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