Two law enforcement officers indicted in death of man shot 76 times during 2016 raid

A grand jury on Tuesday returned an eight-count indictment against two law enforcement officers in connection with the 2016 killing of a man shot 76 times during an attempted fugitive arrest in the Atlanta area. Eric Heinze, an assistant chief inspector with the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, and Kristopher Hutchens, a ClaytonContinue reading “Two law enforcement officers indicted in death of man shot 76 times during 2016 raid”

Nebraska GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry charged with lying to feds hours after he denied crime in YouTube video

A federal grand jury indicted Nebraska Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry on charges of lying to federal investigators and another crime in connection with a probe about illegal campaign donations provided by a foreigner, prosecutors said. The announcement of the indictment in Los Angeles federal court came hours after Fortenberry, in an unusual YouTube video featuringContinue reading “Nebraska GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry charged with lying to feds hours after he denied crime in YouTube video”

United Steelworkers accuse Exxon of union busting at Texas refinery

The labor union representing workers locked out of an Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) refinery on Friday accused the oil company of trying to “bust our union” by supporting efforts to officially remove the union with a decertification vote. Any vote would be tainted by “serious unfair labor practices,” the USW said in a statement that accused ExxonContinue reading “United Steelworkers accuse Exxon of union busting at Texas refinery”

Group asks DC court panel to investigate DOJ official who peddled false Trump election claims

A group of legal heavyweights on Tuesday asked the disciplinary panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals to investigate a former Department of Justice (DOJ) official who allegedly sought to use his official position in the federal government to overturn former President Trump’s election defeat. In a 15-page ethics complaint, the group said former DOJ officialContinue reading “Group asks DC court panel to investigate DOJ official who peddled false Trump election claims”

DOJ Will Not Prosecute Trump Officials After IG Referred Findings of False Testimony on Census

Investigators verified that former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross misled Congress, but the Biden administration said it won’t pursue prosecution. The Biden administration has declined to prosecute former Trump administration officials, including former Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross, after an inspector general confirmed they provided false testimony regarding the origins of the proposed citizenship question onContinue reading “DOJ Will Not Prosecute Trump Officials After IG Referred Findings of False Testimony on Census”

Illinois Is The 1st State To Tell Police They Can’t Lie To Minors In Interrogations

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a new bill into law Thursday barring police from lying to underage kids during interrogations. Commonly used interrogation tactics, such as promising leniency or insinuating that incriminating evidence exists, are banned when questioning suspects younger than 18 under the new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1. According to the Innocence Project, anContinue reading “Illinois Is The 1st State To Tell Police They Can’t Lie To Minors In Interrogations”

Fired Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Planting Drugs on Innocent People

Fired Jackson County deputy Zachary Wester, 28, was sentenced on Tuesday to more than a decade in prison for planting drugs on innocent people during traffic stops. With 58 days of jail credit, Wester has to spend a total of 12 years, six months, and eight days locked up on charges including racketeering, official misconduct, perjury,Continue reading “Fired Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Planting Drugs on Innocent People”

Trump’s company, CFO indicted in ‘sweeping’ tax fraud

Donald Trump’s namesake company and longtime financial chief pleaded not guilty on Thursday to what a New York prosecutor called a “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud, arising from a probe into the former U.S. president’s company and its business practices. The indictment against the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg is theContinue reading “Trump’s company, CFO indicted in ‘sweeping’ tax fraud”

Documents Show Ivanka Trump Didn’t Testify Accurately in Inauguration Scandal Case

She said she played no role in planning inaugural events. These records suggest otherwise. The Trump family has trouble with depositions. In 2007 testimony, Donald Trump was repeatedly shown to be a liar. In February, Donald Trump Jr. was deposed in the Trump inauguration scandal lawsuit, and on several key points, under oath, he provided false testimony. AContinue reading “Documents Show Ivanka Trump Didn’t Testify Accurately in Inauguration Scandal Case”

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