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A Virginia man who admitted to destroying thousands of dollars worth of media equipment during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will spend almost three years behind bars. Joshua Dillon Haynes, 40, of Covington, had boasted to friends about his exploits that day, when he joined the violent crowd of Donald Trump supporters in overwhelming police and swarming the Capitol shortly after Congress began the process of certifying Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral win. Lawmakers were forced to flee or shelter in place for hours.
Trying to smooth out a historically strained relationship with the presiding judge, former President Donald Trump‘s new lawyer vowed there would be no delay tactics pending trial on writer E. Jean Carroll’s rape case. “If you say start tomorrow, I’ll be ready,” promised Trump’s new star lawyer Joe...
‘I Am Not Withdrawing’: Top Trump Lawyer Disputes ‘Fake News’ Reports That She’s Off E. Jean Carroll Rape Suit
One of former President Donald Trump’s top lawyers disputed “fake news” reports that she’s gone from his legal team in E. Jean Carroll’s rape case. “I am not withdrawing as counsel,” attorney Alina Habba told Law&Crime flatly, in a phone interview. “I have not withdrawn as counsel, period.”
Man Seen Ransacking Desk in Congress for ‘Something’ to ‘Use Against These Scumbags’ on Jan. 6 Is Headed to Prison
The New York man who was memorably seen rifling through papers in the Senate chamber on Jan. 6 — insisting that there must be evidence in the papers that Donald Trump supporters could “use against” lawmakers voting to certify Joe Biden’s electoral win — will spend almost two years behind bars.
One of former President Donald Trump’s top attorneys kicked off the process to appeal a nearly $1 million sanctions order against herself and the ex-president over a pattern of “frivolous” and “vexatious” litigation. In a scathing order from late last month, U.S. District Judge Donald...
Photo byPhoto 122725292 © Joe Tabb | Dreamstime.com. DeSantis is keeping his 2024 plans quiet, while Trump loses no time to coming after DeSantis. Former President Donald Trump intensified the tension between him and Ron DeSantis when he shared a video of the Florida governor on his Truth Social page.
Slide 1 of 41: In the latest threat to Donald Trump's 2024 campaign, a major US political donor has just signaled that he won't be backing the former POTUS's next presidential bid. And political support might not be the only thing Trump is losing. Read on for the full surprising story. All dollar values in US dollars.
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Convicted Jan. 6 Capitol rioter caught secretly filming woman undressing at tanning salon owned by his father: Police
An Iowa father who recently pleaded guilty to interfering with police during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has found himself once again embroiled in scandal for allegedly using his cell phone to surreptitiously record a woman as she was changing clothes at a tanning salon. Daryl Eugene Johnson, 52, was taken into custody late last month and charged with one count of invasion of privacy for the purpose of arousing or gratifying a sexual desire and one count of interference with official acts, court records show.
Over half of the House GOP and nearly all Senate Republicans signed briefs urging the Supreme Court to block Biden's student-loan forgiveness
On Friday, 128 of the 222 House Republicans, and 43 GOP senators, signed amicus briefs urging the Supreme Court to block student-debt cancellation.
Woman Accuses Adoptive Parents of Starving, Beating and Locking Her in Basement Dungeon That Reeked of Human Waste: Lawsuit
A 19-year-old native of China adopted as an infant in the U.S. alleges that her adoptive parents starved and beat her, handcuffed her in a basement “dungeon” reeking of human waste, and forced her into slave labor before she escaped in 2018, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in New Hampshire.
A condemned man in Georgia can move forward with his lawsuit against the state over his request to be put to death by firing squad instead of lethal injection. Michael Wade Nance, who has been on death row since 2002, can maintain his lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Corrections (DOC), a unanimous three-judge panel on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. Nance was sentenced to death for the 1997 murder of Gagor Balogh, 42, who Nance shot and killed while attempting to flee after robbing Tucker Federal Savings and Loan in Lilburn, a suburb some 25 miles northeast of Atlanta.
Senator Demands Answers from DOJ on Ex-FBI Counterintel Chief Allegedly on Russian Oligarch’s Payroll
The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee pressed the Department of Justice for answers about former FBI official Charles McGonigal, who led counterintelligence for the bureau’s New York office before being charged with violating U.S. sanctions. Now under federal indictment, McGonigal stands accused of illicit dealings with sanctioned Russian...
Potentially torpedoing a Supreme Court ruling that could overhaul U.S. elections, North Carolina’s Republican-dominated Supreme Court recently took an action that could delay or even upend a reckoning on the so-called “independent state legislature” theory. In early December, the justices heard marathon oral arguments in Moore v....
A New Jersey man is facing federal charges after allegedly igniting and throwing a handmade firebomb at a synagogue. Nicholas Malindretos, 26, was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of trying to set fire to Temple Ner Tamid, the Justice Department announced in a press release. Federal authorities say he is the person seen on surveillance video setting fire to a Molotov cocktail and hurling it at the doors of a reform synagogue in Bloomfield, New Jersey, in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 29.
Law&Crime Network will be covering the following four trials this week. You can watch trials live on our website and YouTube page. Steven Lorenzo is currently serving a 200-year prison sentence for drugging and raping multiple gay men in Tampa, Florida. His victims told investigators they often met Lorenzo at gay bars, went home with him, then would wake up without clothes on, in pain, and sometimes tied up.