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Suspect in Cincinnati FBI office attack was Navy veteran, posted on Trump's Truth Social

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 19:48
The armed man killed in a shootout with the FBI and police after attempting to breach an FBI field office in Cincinnati on Thursday appeared to be a prolific poster to Donald Trump's Truth Social website.

New York judge: Criminal case against Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg can proceed

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:02
A criminal case against the Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg is set for trial Oct. 24 after a New York judge Friday denied an effort to dismiss the charges.

Polio found in sewage in NYC; health officials urge vaccination

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:16
Health officials said on Friday that the polio virus has been found in sewage in New York City, which poses a risk of community transmission.

Southern California youth coach charged with sexual assault of a minor

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:27
Southern California youth coach Chris Flores faces multiple charges of sexual assault of a minor following his arrest in Bakersfield on Thursday, according to Santa Ana police.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveils water conservation plan to meet drought challenges

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:11
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled a climate and conservation strategy to shore up the state's decreasing water supply, which is expected to dry up by 10% over the next two decades.

Grand jury indicts Los Angeles deputy on sexual misconduct charges

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:00
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy that prosecutors declined to bring sexual misconduct charges against in 2006 has now been indicted by a grand jury in connection with new assault charges.

State Department offers $10 million reward for ransomware hackers

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 13:37
The State Department said Thursday it is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the unmasking and location of five individuals with connections to the notorious Conti ransomware group.

West Virginia announces settlement with Rite Aid over opioid crisis allegations

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 08:18
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced has has reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with Rite Aid to resolve a lawsuit accusing the pharmacy chain of contributing to the state's opioid crisis.

Ex-Virginia police officer sentenced to 7 years in prison for Jan. 6 attack

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 07:23
A U.S. federal judge in Washington, D.C., has sentenced a former Virginia police officer to more than seven years in prison for his actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol building.

Johnson & Johnson to end global sales of talc-based baby powder in 2023

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 05:53
U.S. pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced it will no longer sell its talc-based baby power in 2023 following thousands of lawsuits that claim the product causes cancer.

Justice Department files motion to unseal warrant in Trump search at Mar-a-Lago

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 04:43
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday the Justice Department has filed a motion to unseal the warrant and FBI property receipt for the search at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.

DHS inspector general nixed warning of deleted Jan. 6 Secret Service texts

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 02:32
The Project on Government Oversight reported that DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari cut five paragraphs warning Congress that Secret Service texts surrounding the Jan. 6 riots had been deleted from a June report.

Authorities kill suspect who tried to breach Cincinnati FBI office

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 00:12
A man who tried to breach the FBI Cincinnati Field Office while armed was killed following an extended standoff with authorities Thursday.

Police: Search for missing N.H. girl Harmony Montgomery now a murder investigation

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 23:39
The search for Harmony Montgomery, a New Hampshire girl who has been missing since 2019, is now a homicide investigation, authorities announced Thursday.

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will product its own insulin

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 05:14
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday that the state will begin producing its own insulin in an effort to reduce the cost of the life-saving medication.

FCC orders carriers to stop delivering auto warranty robocalls

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:29
The FCC on Thursday said it has ordered major voice carriers to stop delivering robocalls seeking personal information from consumers by claiming their auto insurance or warranty has expired.

Haitian gang member charged in U.S. for kidnapping 17 missionaries

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:07
Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a Haitian gang member in connection with the armed kidnapping of 17 missionaries in the Caribbean country last fall.

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 20 years federal charges for George Floyd slaying

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 02:23
A federal judge sentenced former Minneapolis, Minn., police officer Derek Chauvin on Thursday to more than 20 years in prison for violating George Floyd's civil rights when he killed him in 2020.

GameStop fires CFO, announces layoffs

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 02:09
GameStop on Thursday fired CFO Michael Recupero while also announcing a wave of layoffs in an internal memo to employees.

Michigan gubernatorial candidate pleads not guilty to involvement in Jan. 6 riots

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 00:30
Ryan Kelley, a Republican candidate for governor in Michigan, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges stemming from his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, riots at the U.S. Capitol.