Thomas Robertson: Former Virginia police officer sentenced to more than 7 years in January 6 case

CNN — A former Virginia police officer who was fired after breaching the US Capitol building on January 6, 2021, was sentenced by a federal judge Thursday to more than seven years in prison. Thomas Robertson entered the Capitol with the first breach of rioters that day, prosecutors said, and marks the second rioter convicted … Read more

Albuquerque killings: Muhammad Syed, described by police as a primary suspect in the slaying of Muslim men, makes his first court appearance

CNN — The man accused of fatally shooting two Muslim men in Albuquerque appeared in court for the first time Wednesday as investigators continued to for a motive and probe whether he’s connected to two other killings. Muhammad Syed, 51, of Albuquerque, is the primary suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in the … Read more

Violent rhetoric circulates on the pro-Trump internet following FBI search, including against a judge

CNN — “Lock and load,” was one of the top comments on an online forum dedicated to former President Donald Trump on Monday night, soon after he emerged his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort had been searched by the FBI. Other posts were more explicit, “I’m just going to say it. [Attorney General Merrick] Garland needs to … Read more

Nebraska teen and mother facing charges in abortion-related case that involved obtaining their Facebook messages

new York CNN Business — A Nebraska mother and her 18-year-old daughter are facing multiple charges in a case that involved police obtaining Facebook messages between the two that authorities allege show evidence of an illegal self-managed abortion, as well as a plan to hide the remains . Norfolk police began investigating Celeste Burgess and … Read more

Gabby Petito’s family seeks $50 million from Utah police department for inadequate response to Brian Laundrie’s abuse

CNN — The family of Gabby Petito has submitted a $50 million claim against the Moab, Utah, Police Department, arguing the 22-year-old may not have been killed last year by her fiancé if officers had recognized he was the “true primary aggressor” in a domestic dispute about two weeks before her death. Petito’s parents are … Read more

Albuquerque police are trying to piece together what led up to the killings of 4 Muslim men as anxiety spreads within the community

CNN — Investigators are piecing together what led to the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which have left the city’s Islamic community struggling with grief and anxiety. The shootings were reported around the same area in the eastern part of Albuquerque, and the latest three happened within the span of two … Read more

Muslim killings in Albuquerque: 4 me were gunned down in New Mexico. Now some families are afraid to go get food

Albuquerque, New Mexico CNN — Everyday life is now permeated by fear after four Muslim men were gunned down in Albuquerque, a mosque leader said. “Incredibly terrified. Panicked. Some people want to move from the state until this thing is over. Some people have moved from the state,” said Ahmad Assed, president of the Islamic … Read more

Northfield, New Hampshire homicides: New search underway

Law enforcement will be searching areas in Tilton and Northfield on Saturday in connection to the ongoing investigation into the triple homicide of a mother and her two sons.Officials said Kassandra Sweeney, 25, and her two sons, Benjamin Sweeney, 4, and Mason Sweeney , 1, each died of a single gunshot wound. Autopsies by the … Read more

Greg Abbott appoints Justin Berry, indicted Austin officer, to TCOLE

For the latest on criminal justice news, sign up to receive our weekly law and order newsletter. Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed an indicted Austin police officer accused of using excessive force during 2020 protests to Texas’ regulatory law enforcement agency. Justin Berry was among 19 Austin police officers indicted earlier this year in the … Read more

Pelosi’s husband pleads not guilty to DUI charges

CNN — Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and driving with .08% blood alcohol level or higher causing injury. His lawyer, Amanda Bevins, appeared on his behalf at an arraignment in Napa County Superior Court in California and entered … Read more