Prosecutors in Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial play recording of his first interview after the bodies of his son and wife are discovered

The murder trial of Alex Murdaugh has been a shocking and tragic event for the small town of Oakwood, Arkansas. On the morning of October 4th, the bodies of Murdaugh’s wife and son were discovered in their home. In the wake of this tragedy, prosecutors have taken on the daunting task of bringing Murdaugh to … Read more

Peter Navarro’s Congressional Contempt Trial Delayed Months Over Executive Privilege Issues

On Friday, a federal judge delayed the contempt trial of White House trade adviser Peter Navarro for months over executive privilege issues. The trial was set to begin on April 28th, but Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., granted a motion by the White House to delay the trial … Read more

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to more than 6 years in prison

On April 14, 2021, a federal judge sentenced the first person to be convicted of assaulting a Capitol Police officer during the insurrection on January 6, 2021, to more than six years in prison. The man, George Pierre Tanios, of Morgantown, West Virginia, admitted to assaulting Officer Brian Sicknick with a chemical spray during the … Read more

Peter Navarro’s Congressional Contempt Trial Delayed Months Over Executive Privilege Issues

The trial of Peter Navarro, a top White House economic adviser, has been delayed for several months due to a dispute over executive privilege. Navarro is facing a congressional contempt charge for refusing to testify before the House Oversight Committee in 2019. The committee was investigating the White House’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Navarro … Read more

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

The United States Justice Department recently announced the arrest of three individuals in connection with a plot to assassinate a New York-based journalist, Masih Alinejad. The suspects were allegedly directed by Iran-based agents to carry out the attack. Masih Alinejad is a prominent Iranian journalist and human rights activist. She is known for her outspoken … Read more

New York City Bike Path Terror Suspect Found Guilty on All Counts

CNN — Sayfullo Saipov was convicted of murder by a federal jury for using a rented truck to fatally beat eight people on a New York City bike path on Halloween in 2017. Jurors deliberated about six hours over two days in the case involving New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 – which left … Read more

Death of Tire Nichols: Memphis police chief urges citizens to be non-violent before arrest video released

CNN — The Memphis police chief condemned the actions of the officers involved in the arrest of Tire Nichols earlier this month as “a breach of basic humanity” ahead of the imminent release of video showing the incident. “It’s not just a professional failure. It’s a basic lack of humanity to another individual,” Chief Cerelyn … Read more

These are the names to know in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial

CNN — The murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh is underway at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, a small town about 40 miles east of Charleston. The case dates back to June 2021, when Murdaugh’s wife and son were found shot dead at the family estate in Islandton, known as Moselle. … Read more

Tire Nichols: A timeline of the investigations into Nichols’ death after a traffic stop and arrest by Memphis police

CNN — Nearly three weeks after a traffic stop in Memphis led to a violent arrest and subsequent death of a driver, police are expected to release police body camera footage of the incident to the public. Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, was hospitalized after the Jan. 7 arrest and died three days later … Read more

Abdul Wasi Safi: Charges dropped against Afghan soldier detained seeking asylum at southern border

Washington CNN — Criminal charges have been dropped against an Afghan national who served with the US military in Afghanistan and was apprehended after fleeing to the United States across the southern border with Mexico. Abdul Wasi Safi, referred to as Wasi, served alongside U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan as an Afghan Special Forces … Read more