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Nation Aug 16Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging
Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.
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 12WATCH: Federal officials announce Dayton shooting charges
A friend of the Dayton gunman who killed nine people told federal agents he bought him body armor, a gun accessory and a 100-round magazine earlier this year, according to a court document unsealed Monday.
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 12Barr defends police, takes swipe at progressive prosecutors
In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans, Attorney General William Barr said his tough-on-crime approach in the 1990s helped reduce violent crime.
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 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.
Nation Aug 10Source: Jeffrey Epstein taken off suicide watch before death
Financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, a former law enforcement official said Saturday.
Nation Aug 04Attack on Texas shoppers to be handled as domestic terrorism
The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso shopping area will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said Sunday as they weighed hate-crime charges against the gunman that could carry the death penalty.