Former Marine, sheriff’s lieutenant charged in Capitol riot

Julio Cesar Chang is facing four misdemeanor charges for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6. A former U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and police lieutenant was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol Building as part of a pro-Trump mob on January 6. Julio Cesar Chang, of Miami,Continue reading “Former Marine, sheriff’s lieutenant charged in Capitol riot”

Records Show Defendant in ‘Ghost’ Candidate Case Worked for Powerful GOP Operative

Records show Frank Artiles had an exclusive political contract with Data Targeting, Inc., whose owner is a powerful Republican political operative based in Gainesville A former lawmaker accused of violating election law was working for a powerful Republican political operative, according to court records released before the case goes to trial.  Prosecutors in the Miami-DadeContinue reading “Records Show Defendant in ‘Ghost’ Candidate Case Worked for Powerful GOP Operative”

Former Haiti gov’t officials identified as latest suspects in president’s assassination

A former Haitian senator, a fired government official and an informant for the U.S. government are the latest suspects identified as part of a sweeping investigation into the killing of President Jovenel Moise. The men are among five fugitives whom police say are armed and dangerous as they continued Wednesday to track down those suspected in theContinue reading “Former Haiti gov’t officials identified as latest suspects in president’s assassination”

Former U.S. drug agency informant arrested in Haiti assassination, DEA source says

One of the Haitian-American men arrested on suspicion of taking part in the assassination of Haiti’s president last week had been an informant to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, a DEA official said on Monday. Haitian authorities last week arrested two Haitian-American men, Joseph Vincent, 55, and James Solages, 35, and charged them with joiningContinue reading “Former U.S. drug agency informant arrested in Haiti assassination, DEA source says”

Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise

The suspect, who is accused of working with the men who carried out the assassination, is a Haitian national living in Florida and claims to be a doctor. He was critical of the corruption among Haitian leaders. Police in Haiti arrested a man on Sunday who is accused of being a key figure in theContinue reading “Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise”

Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm

The Miami area is looming ever larger as investigators question the men held in the plot to assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. Seventeen Colombians and two Haitian Americans from South Florida are in custody in Haiti. A person who interviewed the detained Colombians in Haiti told the Miami Herald that the men claimed to haveContinue reading “Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm”

A ‘Colossal’ Ransomware Attack Hits Hundreds Of U.S. Companies, A Security Firm Says

A ransomware attack paralyzed the networks of at least 200 U.S. companies on Friday, according to a cybersecurity researcher whose company was responding to the incident. The REvil gang, a major Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate, appears to be behind the attack, said John Hammond of the security firm Huntress Labs. He said the criminals targeted aContinue reading “A ‘Colossal’ Ransomware Attack Hits Hundreds Of U.S. Companies, A Security Firm Says”

Martin Luther King III, Al Sharpton to hold nationwide march against voter suppression

Martin Luther King III and the Rev. Al Sharpton will hold a nationwide march against voter suppression on Aug. 28 — the 58th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. The event, dubbed “March On for Voting Rights,” comes as legislatures across the country move to tighten up voting rules. Just under 390 bills have been introduced acrossContinue reading “Martin Luther King III, Al Sharpton to hold nationwide march against voter suppression”

At least 20 people shot, 2 killed outside Northwest Miami-Dade concert

Police: We believe this was a targeted attack of gun violence Miami Dade police are investigating a deadly mass shooting that left more than 20 people injured in what detectives described as a “targeted act of violence.” Authorities said two people have died as a result of their injuries. “This is a despicable act ofContinue reading “At least 20 people shot, 2 killed outside Northwest Miami-Dade concert”

CDC director warns of possible Covid surge as U.S. cases increase by 7%

The U.S. could suffer another surge in Covid-19 cases unless pandemic safety measures are maintained, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky warned. The nation is recording a seven-day average of about 57,000 new Covid-19 cases per day, a 7% jump over the last week, Walensky said. New hospitalizations are up “slightly” at roughly 4,700 admissions perContinue reading “CDC director warns of possible Covid surge as U.S. cases increase by 7%”

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