Larry’s Recent Stories
Politics May 31Lawyers say documents show census was changed to give Republicans an edge
The lawyers allege that a longtime Republican gerrymandering guru, played a key role in pushing the Trump administration to include a citizenship question on the census.
Politics May 23Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans to Manafort for Trump post
A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was arrested Thursday on a financial institution bribery charge.
Politics May 22Judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas
U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos refused to block the subpoenas seeking records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One.
Politics May 22Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels
Federal prosecutors in New York City say Michael Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal.
Nation Apr 18Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim
A federal judge eliminated 17 claims against the once powerful movie mogul who has been accused by women of seeking to trade his influence for sexual favors.
Politics Apr 11Trump’s sister retires from the bench, negating judicial ethics complaints
Maryanne Trump Barry's retirement as a federal appellate judge in Philadelphia ends a civil misconduct inquiry launched after a report that she participated in Trump family schemes to dodge taxes.
Nation Mar 25U.S. attorneys charge Michael Avenatti with extortion and wire, bank fraud
U.S. prosecutors on two coasts have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.
Nation Mar 21Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics
Cesar Sayoc sent rudimentary bombs — none of which detonated — to 16 targets, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, former Vice President Joe Biden, several members of Congress, former President Barack Obama and actor Robert De Niro. Devices were also…
Politics Mar 19Records show FBI was investigating Michael Cohen long before raid
A search warrant released Tuesday shows the federal inquiry into Michael Cohen had been going on since July 2017 — far longer than had previously been known.
Nation Mar 053 convicted in college basketball bribery scandal get prison sentences
U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said he had to balance the need for a stern message with the realization that others who did similar crimes were not prosecuted in a widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two…