June 20, 2024

53 injured as Russian ballistic missiles target Kyiv; Zelensky pleads in DC for more help

Russia’s second missile assault on Kyiv this week injured at least 53 people, damaging homes and a children’s hospital, Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday, as President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded in Washington for more help for his country. The windows of residential apartment blocks were blown out and frightened residents streamed out onto the street to […]

Santos pleads not guilty to new fraud charges

Santos barely spoke in court and left without speaking to reporters. He was welcomed by about two dozen protestors; he waved to them and blew them a kiss. | Stefan Jeremiah/AP NEW YORK — A solemn Rep. George Santos pleaded not guilty Friday on Long Island to various new federal fraud charges as his colleagues

Michigan woman pleads no contest in winter pond crash that killed 3 young sons

A western Michigan woman whose three young sons drowned last year after her SUV crashed into an ice-covered pond pleaded no contest Monday to several charges in connection with the crash. An Ottawa County judge accepted Leticia Gonzales’ no contest plea Monday to operating while intoxicated causing serious injury and three misdemeanor charges of moving […]

Canadian man who allegedly ran over, killed Muslim family pleads not guilty

A Canadian man accused of deliberately running over and killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, as jury selection for his trial started. Nathaniel Veltman is accused of deliberately hitting the Afzaal family members with his truck as they were out for a walk on the evening […]

Suspected Terrorist Pleads Not Guilty to Escaping from London Prison

LONDON (AP) – A former soldier who allegedly snuck out of a London prison by strapping himself under a food delivery truck has pleaded not guilty to escaping custody. Daniel Khalife, 21, appeared at London’s Central Criminal Court on Thursday by video link from the high-security Belmarsh Prison to deny the charge. Prosecutors say Khalife

Georgia Army soldier pleads guilty to attempting to help ISIS ambush US forces in Middle East

A U.S. Army soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to assist the Islamic State terror group on how to ambush his fellow soldiers in the Middle East during conversations in which he believed he was speaking with a terrorist. Cole Bridges, 22, entered pleas in a Manhattan federal court to trying to provide material support […]

Putin Filmed Smirking as Ally Publicly Pleads for Russian Restraint

The president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, took a sharp tone against Russian efforts to further envelope allies under Moscow’s influence, just as the Kremlin signed an agreement to deploy Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus.Speaking near Russian President Vladimir Putin on stage at an event in Moscow, Kazakh President Tokayev warned against political integration within Russia-led

Georgia high school football star’s alleged killer pleads not guilty as family sues over ‘high crime area’

The parents of a Georgia high school football star gunned down in the parking lot of a Dave & Buster’s outside Atlanta while on a date with his longtime girlfriend months ago have filed a civil lawsuit over the neighborhood’s pervasive criminal activity that comes as the second suspected killer pleaded not guilty.  Elijah DeWitt, […]

Illinois man, former ‘Family Feud’ contestant, pleads not guilty in wife’s murder

A former contestant on the long-running television game show “Family Feud” has been charged with first-degree murder and home invasion in the slaying of his estranged wife in western Illinois. Timothy Bliefnick, 39, pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon at his arraignment in Adams County Circuit Court in Quincy, according to court records. Bliefnick was indicted […]

Española man pleads guilty in 5-year-old stepdaughter’s death

An Española man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his 5-year-old stepdaughter. Local media outlets report Malcolm Torres entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder Monday in the killing of Renezmae Calzada. In a statement from U.S. Attorney Alexander M.M. Uballez, 29-year-old Torres was home in September 2019 with the girl and his […]

Instagram influencer Danielle Miller pleads guilty to $1 M COVID loan fraud

Danielle Miller pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges. thedaniellenicolemiller/Instagram An Instagram influencer — and self-proclaimed “con artist” — flaunted her way to a federal guilty plea. Native New Yorker Danielle Miller, 32, admitted Monday the luxurious lifestyle she bragged about on TikTok and Instagram was funded with more than $1 million in stolen COVID-relief loans, […]

Iranian-American Man Pleads Guilty to Texas School Bombing Plan

A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Iran planned to blow up a school in Amarillo, Texas, federal authorities revealed this week. At the time of his arrest, the man had several explosive devices and a suicide vest in his possession. This week, 33-year-old Erfan Salmanzadeh went before a U.S. district judge in Texas where he

Pakistani Immigrant Pleads Guilty to Plotting ISIS Terrorist Attack on NYC Dunkin’ Donuts

A Pakistani immigrant, given naturalized American citizenship, pleaded guilty this week to plotting a terrorist attack for the Islamic State (ISIS) in Queens, New York City. Pakistani-born Awais Chudhary, 22 years old, pleaded guilty in federal court to providing material support to ISIS. Chudhary is an immigrant from Pakistan who was awarded naturalized American citizenship,…

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to false-statements charge in Russia probe.

Michael Flynn has been charged with making false statements.  (AP) Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to a single count of making false statements to the FBI, becoming the latest Trump associate ensnared by Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. He reportedly has agreed to cooperate with the Mueller investigation. Further, the government said […]

Attorney General Lynch ‘Pleads Fifth’ on Secret Iran ‘Ransom’ Payments

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is declining to comply with an investigation by leading members of Congress about the Obama administration’s secret efforts to send Iran $1.7 billion in cash earlier this year, prompting accusations that Lynch has “pleaded the Fifth” Amendment to avoid incriminating herself over these payments, according to lawmakers and communications exclusively obtained […]

Minnesota: Another Devout Muslim in ISIS Terror-Recruiting Case Pleads Guilty

When are the Feds going to investigate what is being taught in Minnesota mosques, and shut down those teaching hatred, supremacism and jihad? How long will they keep pretending that this ever-increasing number of jihadis from Minnesota were all “radicalized on the Internet”? “Another Defendant in Terror-Recruiting Case Pleads Guilty,” by Dave Aeikens and Ellen […]

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