Republican Judge Dies by Suicide Before FBI Could Arrest Him for Allegedly Using Hidden Camera to Sexually Exploit Children

A Maryland man and now-former judge killed himself just as FBI agents were closing in on him outside his home on Friday morning. Jonathan G. Newell, 50, was wanted on suspicion of sexually exploiting several children. On Thursday, federal charges were filed against him in Maryland. The next day, Newell was found dead. “This morningContinue reading “Republican Judge Dies by Suicide Before FBI Could Arrest Him for Allegedly Using Hidden Camera to Sexually Exploit Children”

Maryland Legislators Override a Veto to Usher in Sweeping Police Reform

The law is part of growing evidence the Black Lives Matter movement is changing policing. In Minnesota, Derek Chauvin’s trial in the killing of George Floyd is on the verge of its third week, with no clear sign yet whether the police officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck for about nine minutes will be convictedContinue reading “Maryland Legislators Override a Veto to Usher in Sweeping Police Reform”

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