Thomas Robertson: Former Virginia police officer sentenced to more than 7 years in January 6 case

CNN — A former Virginia police officer who was fired after breaking into the US Capitol building on January 6, 2021, was sentenced by a federal judge on Thursday to more than seven years in prison. Thomas Robertson entered the Capitol with the rioters’ first offense that day, prosecutors said, and marks the second rioter … Read more

Merrick Garland: DOJ filed motion to unseal Mar-a-Lago warrant and property receipt

CNN — In his first public statement since federal agents raided former President Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago earlier this week, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday that the Justice Department filed a court a request that the search warrant and the property receipt from the search be unsealed. Garland also said he “personally approved … Read more

Armed suspect who tried to enter FBI office in Cincinnati dies after confrontation with authorities, officials say

CNN — A confrontation with law enforcement with a man who authorities say attempted to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati field office on Thursday ended in the suspect’s death, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Lt. Nathan Dennis said after negotiations failed, law enforcement attempted to take the suspect into custody, but the suspect … Read more

Hours before the Albuquerque murder suspect was publicly identified, CNN reporters were inside his home. Here is what happened

CNN — Authorities said on Tuesday they arrested Muhammad Syed, 51, as a suspect in the murder of two Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hours before the announcement, CNN was inside Syed’s home and spoke to his daughter, who gave insight into her father and what happened the last time they saw each other. … Read more

Grand jury declines to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham for Emmett Till kidnapping

CNN — A Mississippi grand jury has refused to indict the white woman who accused Emmett Till, 14, of making advances to her nearly 70 years ago, allegations that led to the brutal death of the black teenager. A Leflore County grand jury last week heard seven hours of testimony from investigators and witnesses, but … Read more

Albuquerque police are asking the public to share photos and videos that may help the investigation into the murder of 4 Muslim men

CNN — Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have created an online portal where residents can upload videos and images that may help authorities investigate the recent murders of four Muslim men. Authorities announced the murder of the fourth man on Saturday, telling reporters at a news conference that there were “reason to believe” his death … Read more

Yaser Said’s ex-wife denounces the ‘devil’ father for the ‘honour killings’ of his daughters

A Texas man on trial for murdering his two daughters in ‘honour killings’ for dating American boys was branded a ‘devil’ in court on Thursday by the girls’ mother, who detailed 15 of abuse during their marriage. Patricia Owens, Yaser Said’s ex-wife, hadn’t seen him since New Years Day 2008 – when he took their … Read more

‘My life will never be the same again.’ Court hears first victim statements in Parkland shooter’s death penalty trial

CNN — Alyssa Alhadeff would be in her second year of college if she hadn’t been murdered in a 2018 mass shooting at her high school in Parkland, Florida, and her father would be eager to see her achieve her dreams. “Soon she would become a professional footballer. She would graduate from law school and … Read more

Anthony Evans identified as Times Square suspect

The attacker who was caught on shocking video randomly cutting a woman with a box cutter in Times Square over the weekend has been identified by the NYPD. Anthony Evans, 30, was named a suspect in Sunday morning’s attack on a 59-year-old woman walking along Seventh Avenue near West 42nd Street. The department released the … Read more