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Virginia man charged with murdering stepdaughter wants to subpoena Gov. Northam, her ex-doctor

Defense attorneys for a Virginia man accused of murdering his adopted stepdaughter are requesting a subpoena for Gov. Ralph Northam, (D-Va.), who was the victim’s doctor and prescribed anti-depressants to her just two months before she went missing. 

Utah becomes 19th state to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy on children under 18

Utah became the 19th and most conservative state to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy on children under 18 after a new rule went into effect Wednesday that now punishes medical experts for practicing the widely discredited method of attempting to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

‘Crying Nazi’ arrested, accused of threats of rape on message app

Christopher Cantwell, a New Hampshire white nationalist who gained infamy during the 2017 Charlottesville riots, was arrested Thursday on federal charges that the threatened to rape the wife of a person he was having issues with, the FBI said. 

Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 ‘invasive’ mitten crabs hidden in shipments from China, Hong Kong: officials

Customs agents in Cincinnati have seized approximately 3,700 mitten crabs, considered among the world’s most invasive species, from several shipments heading to the U.S. from China and Hong Kong.

Fotis Dulos ordered to strict home confinement after taking items from estranged wife’s memorial

A Connecticut judge on Thursday warned Fotis Dulos, charged with killing his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, to strict home confinement after allegations surfaced that Dulos took items from a memorial for the missing mother of five.

California man claims group of homeless thugs in Oakland beat him with sticks, two-by-fours

What started out as a minor traffic infraction for a 21-year-old California man turned into a brutal beating near one of Oakland’s largest homeless camps. Max Zimmer said he was coming back from a construction job on Tuesday when he took too tight of a turn on Alameda Avenue and skidded onto a curb not far from Home Depot- one of the city’s largest makeshift homeless shelters. 

New Jersey teenagers fall through ice in separate incidents, leaving 2 dead, first responders injured

Authorities in New Jersey are warning about the dangers of icy ponds after a group of teenagers fell into chilly waters in two separate incidents on Wednesday, leaving two dead and others injured including first responders who rushed to the scene. 

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial.

Hawaii eyes even stricter gun laws in wake of shooting that killed 2 police officers

 Hawaii already has some of the nation’s strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a man his lawyer and neighbors believe had psychiatric problems has added new urgency to efforts to close gun control loopholes and bolster mental health care treatment.

Jeffrey Epstein’s accused madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s emails hacked: report

Former Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell’s personal email account was reportedly hacked last year, according to a letter filed by her lawyer over a defamation case brought by Epstein accuser Virginia Guiffre. 

Virginia man gets probation, small fine, for stealing WWII dog tags from National Archives

A Virginia National Guard sergeant — who previously faced 1 year in prison — was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation Wednesday after being convicted of stealing World War II dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Maryland.

2nd California child molester dies after inmate’s cane attack, authorities say

A second convicted child molester has died following a fellow inmate’s attack with a walking cane at a central California prison, authorities said Wednesday.

Maryland man allegedly fires nearly 200 rounds at law enforcement in standoff, striking neighbor, killing dog

A Maryland man has been charged with attempted murder after engaging in a shootout with police officers responding to reports of animal cruelty and a domestic dispute in Harford County on Tuesday.