Category: crime

man-allegedly-seen-beating-police-officer-with-hockey-stick-during-capitol-riot-charged-with-several-felonies
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Jan
2021

Man Allegedly Seen Beating Police Officer With Hockey Stick During Capitol Riot Charged With Several FeloniesMan Allegedly Seen Beating Police Officer With Hockey Stick During Capitol Riot Charged With Several Felonies

A Michigan man was charged with several felonies Thursday for allegedly beating a police officer with a hockey stick during the Capitol Building riot, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Michael Joseph Foy was charged with obstruction of law enforcement, forcibly assaulting an officer, and engaging in disorderly conduct in a restricted building, […]

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Jan
2021

Egyptian Woman Reportedly Arrested After Baking Cupcakes Decorated With GenitaliaEgyptian Woman Reportedly Arrested After Baking Cupcakes Decorated With Genitalia

January 19, 2021 2:16 PM ET An Egyptian baker was reportedly arrested after baking provocative cupcakes depicting genitalia for a private birthday party held at a sporting club in Cairo. Authorities were able to identify and arrest the woman after guests from the birthday party not only shared photos of the provocative cupcakes on social […]

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report:-woman-sentenced-to-43-years-in-prison-for-insulting-thailand’s-monarchy
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Woman Sentenced To 43 Years In Prison For Insulting Thailand’s MonarchyREPORT: Woman Sentenced To 43 Years In Prison For Insulting Thailand’s Monarchy

Former civil servant, Anchan Preelert, was sentenced to 43 years in prison in Thailand for sharing audio clips on social media that were considered insulting to Thailand’s monarchy, the New York Times reported. Preelert was given the longest sentence on record for breaking Thailand’s lèse-majesté law, which states that defaming senior members of the royal […]

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police-investigate-nooses-found-at-high-school-ahead-of-martin-luther-king-jr.-day-as-potential-hate-crime
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Jan
2021

Police Investigate Nooses Found At High School Ahead Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day As Potential Hate CrimePolice Investigate Nooses Found At High School Ahead Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day As Potential Hate Crime

January 19, 2021 3:13 PM ET Police in Illinois are investigating a potential hate crime after two nooses were found at a high school ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, numerous sources reported. A group of adults gathered to play soccer at York Community High School’s field and found the two rope nooses hanging […]

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Jan
2021

Dustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump AdministrationDustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump Administration

The last federal inmate scheduled to be executed under the Trump administration was slated to die Friday, numerous sources reported. Dustin Higgs, 48, will be the thirteenth inmate to be executed since July, when the U.S. resumed executions for the first time in 17 years. He will also be the last inmate to be executed […]

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report:-judge-halts-first-federal-execution-of-a-woman-in-nearly-70-years
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Judge Halts First Federal Execution Of A Woman In Nearly 70 YearsREPORT: Judge Halts First Federal Execution Of A Woman In Nearly 70 Years

UPDATE: Following a Supreme Court decision to overturn a stay, Lisa Montgomery was executed Wednesday.  A judge temporarily halted what was slated to be the first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades over concerns about the inmate’s mental competency, numerous sources reported. Lisa Montgomery, 52, was scheduled to be executed by lethal […]

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judge-halts-executions-of-two-death-row-inmates,-citing-covid-19-infections
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Jan
2021

Judge Halts Executions Of Two Death Row Inmates, Citing COVID-19 InfectionsJudge Halts Executions Of Two Death Row Inmates, Citing COVID-19 Infections

A federal judge ordered a stay of execution Tuesday for two men on death row due to their recent COVID-19 infections, numerous sources reported. Justin Higgs and Corey Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 in mid-December, roughly a month prior to their scheduled execution dates. The two men argued that the lung damage caused by the […]

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libyan-man-who-stabbed,-killed-american-and-two-others-in-uk-sentenced-to-life-in-prison
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Jan
2021

Libyan Man Who Stabbed, Killed American And Two Others In UK Sentenced To Life In PrisonLibyan Man Who Stabbed, Killed American And Two Others In UK Sentenced To Life In Prison

A Libyan man who fatally stabbed three people, including an American, in the United Kingdom in June was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole, numerous sources reported. Khairi Saadallah, 26, pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and to the attempted murders of three other men in a park in Reading, […]

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man-posed-with-feet-on-speaker-nancy-pelosi’s-desk-during-capitol-building-riot-arrested
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Jan
2021

Man Posed With Feet On Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Desk During Capitol Building Riot ArrestedMan Posed With Feet On Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Desk During Capitol Building Riot Arrested

A man who was photographed sitting in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk after pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol Building was arrested Friday, federal law enforcement announced, according to numerous sources.  Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas turned himself into Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI announced, according […]

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fundraiser-seeks-to-hire-journalist-to-hold-san-francisco’s-chesa-boudin-‘accountable’-after-two-women-killed-by-suspected-criminal
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Jan
2021

Fundraiser Seeks To Hire Journalist To Hold San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin ‘Accountable’ After Two Women Killed By Suspected CriminalFundraiser Seeks To Hire Journalist To Hold San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin ‘Accountable’ After Two Women Killed By Suspected Criminal

An angel investor launched a fundraiser with the stated goal of hiring an investigative journalist to cover San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin after two women were killed by a parolee who his office helped free. Jason Calacanis, an angel investor who has invested in companies including Uber, is trying to raise $75,000 to hold […]

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