Teen Faces Murder Charge After Egg-Throwing Prank Leads to Deadly Crash

On Tuesday afternoon, a 14-year-old driver plowed an SUV containing two other juveniles through a red light in Houston, colliding with a pickup truck driven by Silvia Zavala. Zavala was killed in the crash, and the teens claim they were fleeing a man who brandished a semiautomatic handgun at them, after they threw eggs at …

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Mom Sentenced to 40 Years for Partying While Kids Died in Hot Car

A 19-year-old Texas mom of two girls made the tragic choice to leave them in a hot car overnight while she partied in a nearby shed, even engaging in sexual activity in the morning, prior to checking on them the next day. When she found them unresponsive, she began to weave a web of lies, …

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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Influence U.S. Politics

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina has changed her plea to guilty in federal court for conspiring to influence U.S. politics through her connections with the National Rifle Association (NRA). This comes as the first Russian national to be convicted of attempting to impact American politics around the same time as the 2016 presidential election. As …

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Michael Cohen, Trump’s Former Lawyer and Fixer, Is Going to Prison

Michael Cohen, the man who claims he covered up the president’s “dirty deeds,” was sentenced to three years in prison this morning for his role in funneling hush money to two Donald Trump mistresses in the run-up to the 2016 election. The former lawyer and “fixer,” also received a two-month sentence for lying to Congress …

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First-Degree Murder Charge for Man Who Drove Into Charlottesville Crowd

A jury found James Alex Fields Jr. guilty of first degree murder, as well as aggravated malicious wounding, hit and run, and leaving the scene of an accident, for driving his car into a sea of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia in August of 2017. The incident left Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal and civil rights …

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Sextortion Scam by Prison Inmates Targets Military Servicemembers

Sextortion scams come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the victims are teens, sometimes women. Sometimes the perpetrators are hackers, other times its pedophiles. And then you have a couple hundred South Carolina prison inmates targeting over 400 active military personnel and fleecing them of half a million dollars. So how did the scam work? …

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