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Nation Dec 12New Jersey authorities seek motive for attack on Jewish market
New York's mayor and governor have called the bloodshed a hate crime against Jews, but others have urged caution, saying much remains unknown about the attack.
Nation Dec 03Surge of new abuse claims threatens Catholic church like never before
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy.
Nation Sep 16Epstein accusers denied compensation in victims’ rights case
A federal judge in West Palm Beach, Florida, ruled that the women were not entitled to compensation from the U.S. Justice Department, even though prosecutors violated their rights by failing to consult them about the 2008 deal to end a…
Nation Aug 203 women file lawsuits against Jeffrey Epstein estate
The lawsuits say two women were 17 and the third woman was 20 when they said they were sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein.
Nation Aug 20Epstein signed a will 2 days before jailhouse suicide
Court papers filed last week in the U.S. Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the estate at more than $577 million, including more than $56 million in cash.
Nation Aug 15Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides
The deaths have come despite the department's mounting efforts to encourage officers to seek help for depression and other mental health problems. After two officers killed themselves on back-to-back days in June, Police Commissioner James O'Neill sent a note reminding…
Nation Aug 13Guards suspended, warden reassigned after Epstein death
The announcement came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself while he awaited trial on charges of sexually abusing teenage girls.
Nation Aug 13Scrutiny of Epstein’s death and co-conspirators intensifies
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead Saturday morning in his cell at the MCC, a jail previously renowned for its ability to hold notorious prisoners under extremely tight security.
Nation Aug 12Attorney general says ‘irregularities’ found at jail where Epstein died
The 66-year-old financier accused of sex trafficking underage girls was found Saturday morning in his cell at the chronically short-staffed Metropolitan Correctional Center.
Nation Aug 12Epstein autopsy complete but details not yet released
Jeffrey Epstein, who had been accused of trafficking underage girls, died in an apparent suicide in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend.