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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.
Nation Aug 11Epstein: How he died and what it means for his accusers
Financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, officials said Saturday. His death angered some accusers who had hoped to confront him in court and see him serve a long prison sentence.
Nation Aug 10Epstein dies in the dark, but abuse investigation carries on
Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him.