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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 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 Jul 16WATCH: Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in Eric Garner case
The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.
Nation Jul 16Justice Department won’t charge New York officer in Eric Garner’s death
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
Nation Jul 08WATCH: Financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking of minors
The 66-year-old hedge fund manager who once hobnobbed with some of the world's most powerful people was charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy and could get up to 45 years in prison.
Nation Jul 06Financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking, molestation charges
Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials.
Nation Jun 27Manafort pleads not guilty in New York mortgage fraud case
The state charges could keep Paul Manafort locked up even if Trump pardons him for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian election meddling.
Politics Jun 21House panel to subpoena Felix Sater after no-show
The House intelligence committee says it will subpoena the Russia-born business executive after he did not appear for a scheduled interview Friday to discuss his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump's effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential…
Nation May 21Officer testifies he inflated charge against Eric Garner after his death
Officer Justin Damico testified that after riding in an ambulance with the dying Garner, he went ahead on his own and filled out arrest papers listing a felony tax charge that would have required prosecutors to prove Garner, a small-time…