September 25, 2022

Michigan police seize nearly $1 million worth of cocaine, 3 suspects arrested

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Michigan State Police arrested three people and confiscated nearly $1 million worth of cocaine following a recent traffic stop. Troopers stopped a vehicle on July 27 for a traffic violation. The driver authorized a search of the vehicle after police noticed the occupants behaving suspiciously, MSP said, […]

Tennessee house catches fire, neighbors use trampoline to save occupants

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two men saved the occupants of their neighbors’ home in Tennessee after a kitchen fire had pinned two people in the second story. Smoke was seen coming from the Chattanooga house on Thursday and several residents had made it out on their own, but two remained trapped […]

Apollo-Led Group to Take Atlas Air Private for $3 Billion

Marc Rowan, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, takes part in a panel discussion of Credit Markets in Beverly Hills, Calif., on April 29, 2014. (Kevork Djansezian/Reuters) Air-freight company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. is being taken private for nearly $3 billion by an investor group led by private equity giant Apollo […]

Allianz Shells Out 140 Million Euros to Shut US Fund Unit After Fraud

The logo of Allianz is seen on a building in Paris, on April 30, 2020. (Charles Platiau/Reuters) FRANKFURT, Germany—Allianz spent around 140 million euros ($143.11 million) on restructuring to wind down a U.S. funds unit at the center of a multi-billion fraud, the German insurer disclosed on Friday, an expense that added to a worse-than-expected […]

India Raises Interest Rate to 5.4 Percent, in 3rd Hike Since May

NEW DELHI—India’s central bank on Friday raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 5.4 percent in its third such hike since May as it focuses on containing inflation. Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das projected inflation at 6.7 percent in this financial year. June was the sixth consecutive month with inflation […]

How Russian Drug Laws for Citizens Compare to Brittney Griner Sentence

A Russian court sentenced U.S. citizen and WNBA player Brittney Griner to nine and a half years in prison on Thursday for smuggling cannabis oil into Russia in February. This sentence appears to be in accordance with an established Russian penal code outlining criminal punishments for people found guilty of violating the nation’s cannabis circulation laws.…

Idaho Stepmom Gets Life Sentence for Killing 9-Year-Old Boy

Erik Osuna (R) and Monique Osuna. (Meridian Police Department) BOISE, Idaho—A 29-year-old Idaho woman convicted of torturing and killing her 9-year-old stepson has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Monique Osuna received the sentence Thursday in Fourth District Court. KTVB-TV reports that Osuna previously pleaded guilty to murdering Emrik Osuna in a deal […]

Australian State of New South Wales Steps up Funding to Combat Biosecurity Threats

The New South Wales (NSW) government is investing a record $163.9 million (US$116.7 million) into technologies to tackle biosecurity threats as part of its State Budget, due to be delivered on June 21. Treasurer Matt Kean said on Friday that with a global increase in the volume, complexity and severity of biosecurity outbreaks, early intervention, […]

Tom Cotton to Ketanji Brown Jackson: I Don’t Find Your Testimony ‘Credible,’ I Think Child Pornographer Reoffended Because You Gave Light Sentence

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson that he did not find her testimony “credible” after the judge claimed she did not remember a child pornographer to whom she gave a light sentence. “You know what I think?” Cotton said. “I think he got caught with child pornography…

Jussie Smollett Says ‘I Am Not Suicidal’ at Least 8 Times After Jail Sentence

Jussie Smollett repeatedly insisted he was innocent and “not suicidal” after he was sentenced Thursday to 15src days in jail for lying to police about a racist and homophobic attack that the former Empire actor orchestrated himself. “I am not suicidal,” Smollett told Cook County Judge James Linn when asked if he had any questions about…

Sex Offender Convicted as Juvenile Laughs at Weak Sentence from Soros-backed George Gascon

Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Hannah Tubbs, the 26-year-old transgender sex offender who was sentenced to two years in juvenile prison thanks to the lenient policies of George Soros-backed Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón, reportedly laughed at her proposed sentence. As Breitbart News previously reported: 26-year-old convicted sex offender Hannah Tubbs will serve…

McConnell slows nomination of Biden pick for Minnesota US attorney over arsonist’s ‘unusually soft sentence’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is slowing the confirmation process for President Biden’s nominee to serve as U.S. attorney for Minnesota, saying he needs “assurances” that the nominee will “not continue” the current acting official’s “jaw-dropping” practice of leniency for criminal sentences. McConnell, R-Ky., on the Senate […]

California man gets life sentence for meat cleaver slayings

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A Southern California man who killed two women with a meat cleaver after a New Year’s Eve party while his wife and son waited in a car outside was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Christopher Ken Ireland, 42, of Huntington Beach was sentenced in Orange […]

Rapper Pooh Shiesty pleads guilty to federal gun charge, avoids possible life sentence

Rapper Pooh Shiesty has pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge in Florida and avoided a possible life sentence. Lontrell Williams Jr., 22, pleaded guilty Monday in Miami federal court to conspiring to possess firearms in furtherance of crimes of violence and drug trafficking, according to court records. The Tennessee native faces up to 20 […]

Florida inmate appeals death sentence after conviction for raping, killing girl, 9

A convicted Florida killer sentenced to death last year for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl has filed an appeal with the state’s Supreme Court, seeking a new sentencing trial, according to a report.  Granville Ritchie was found guilty in 2019 of raping and strangling to death Felecia Williams and stuffing her body into a […]

Birmingham knifeman who killed one and injured seven in random attacks gets life sentence

FACT CHECK: Did The Taliban Sentence 229 Christian Missionaries To Death?

An image shared on Facebook claims 229 Christian missionaries were recently sentenced to death by “Afghan Islamists.” Facebook/Screenshot Verdict: False There is no evidence the Taliban recently sentenced 229 Christian missionaries to death. The post appears to be an iteration of a hoax that circulated over the years. Fact Check: The message about 229 Christian…

Lori Loughlin’s sentence is a ‘great outcome’ for her, legal expert says: ‘She should thank her lucky stars’

Lori Loughlin should “thank her lucky stars” after receiving a two-month sentence, a slap-on-the-wrist fine and community service for her role in the college admissions scandal that exposed a bevy of rich and famous families who paid to have their children admitted into some of the nation’s most prestigious schools, says one legal expert.“Pleading guilty was a…

Breaking: Democrat Anthony Weiner Gets 21 Month Prison Sentence for Sexting Minor

Democrat and former congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months today for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old high school student in North Carolina. The AP reported last week that federal prosecutors are looking to sentence Weiner for two years in prison for the act of sexting with a 15-year-old girl. The prosecutors noted […]