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Prosecutors: Jeffrey Epstein tried to pay off possible witnesses against him

Federal prosecutors said they believe Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy global jet-setter and accused child sex trafficker, attempted to influence possible witnesses against him with hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments as things began to ...
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Federal prosecutors say Jeffrey Epstein worth at least $500M and a flight risk

Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York revealed that Jeffrey Epstein, the alleged child sex trafficker and global jet-setter of mysterious wealth, is likely worth over $500 million. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Florida woman charged with slashing boyfriend with knife after he said he was too tired for sex

A Florida woman was charged with aggravated battery this week for allegedly head-butting, punching, and slashing her boyfriend with a knife after he said he was too tired for sex. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Father of ‘brainwashed’ R. Kelly girlfriend lashes out: ‘Where is my daughter?’

Following the Thursday night arrest of R. Kelly on federal charges of child pornography, a press conference held by his crisis manager was interrupted by outraged family members of one of the R&B singer's girlfriends ...
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Jeffrey Epstein lawyers claim he ‘scrupulously’ followed sex offender requirements

Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers repeatedly claimed in court filings that the wealthy jet-setter and accused child sex trafficker has been “diligent” and “scrupulous” about complying with the sex offender registration requirements stemming from his 2008 guilty ...
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The reckoning of Jeffrey Epstein and R. Kelly

The American legal system may be broken, easily manipulated by the powerful, and frustratingly slow for those seeking justice. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Bystanders join father in beating carjacker to death after taking off with children inside

A father is cooperating with police after they say he and bystanders in Philadelphia beat a suspected carjacker to death when he took off in the vehicle with the man's children inside. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Alabama man gets six-century prison sentence for sex crimes

A judge in Alabama imposed a 615-year prison sentence on a man who sexually abused multiple young girls for years. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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R. Kelly arrested on federal child porn, racketeering, obstruction charges

Disgraced musician R. Kelly was out walking his dog Thursday night when authorities arrested him for a litany of federal sex crimes. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Looking for the Hollywood ending

People rightly say “thank you for your service” to U.S. military personnel and veterans, but we don’t sufficiently recognize the interpreters who work with our military, who often face the same or greater danger. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Massachusetts teen sentenced to life in prison for beheading classmate

A Massachusetts teen convicted of killing and beheading his fellow classmate was given two concurring lifetime prison sentences on Tuesday for the act. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Man charged with first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing teen because he listened to rap

An Arizona man was charged with first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin to death by a convenience store for listening to rap music. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Florida woman ruins $2,000 of ice cream by urinating in churning buckets

Jung Soon Wypcha, owner of Indian Shores Florida Mart in Florida, reportedly sabotaged $2,000 worth of ice cream at a neighboring ice cream parlor by urinating, spitting, and picking her nose into several ice cream ...
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Choking, punching, and hair-pulling in rage-fueled brawl at Disneyland

A Saturday outing to Disneyland in Anaheim, California, took a violent turn when members of a family turned on one another in a confrontation that turned physical. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Fox News contributor blames Bush-era Epstein plea deal on Obama administration

Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones III incorrectly blamed former President Barack Obama on Tuesday for the lenient plea deal that registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein received in 2008. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Dershowitz on Epstein indictment: ‘The important thing is that it doesn’t mention me’

Attorney Alan Dershowitz commented for the first time on the indictment of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in a Tuesday morning radio interview, stressing the fact that he is not mentioned in it. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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FBI chief asked agents about Seth Rich conspiracy theories

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe personally inquired whether the bureau was looking into the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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OJ Simpson talks about Betsy Ross flag

While celebrating his 72nd birthday, O.J. Simpson posted a video to his Twitter page , in which he played golf while weighing in on his life and the Betsy Ross flag. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Trump claims he was ‘not a fan’ of Jeffrey Epstein

President Trump said Tuesday he knew alleged child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in Palm Beach, Florida but the two had a falling out “a long time ago” and that he was “not a fan.” washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Secretary Acosta: NY case against Epstein ‘offers an important opportunity to more fully bring him to justice’

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta spoke out about new charges brought against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein amid calls for his resignation over a plea deal he negotiated with the registered sex offender more than a decade ...
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Former Navy SEALs ‘relieved’ by Eddie Gallagher acquittal

Former Navy SEALs say they are "relieved" Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted Tuesday on charges of committing war crimes. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Alabama drops manslaughter charge against woman who was shot while pregnant

An Alabama prosecutor announced Wednesday that the state will be dropping a manslaughter charge against Marshae Jones, who lost her child after being shot in the stomach. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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North Carolina man charged over Twitter lynching threat against Democratic candidate

A North Carolina man has been charged with threatening Democratic Virginia state Senate candidate by describing him on Twitter as "inbred Muslim scum" and posting a photo of a man hanging from a tree with ...
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Betsy DeVos is right: The NAACP is wrong to oppose charter schools

In an unforgettable YouTube video produced by the American Federation for Children, an African American school choice activist named Walter invokes Martin Luther King to lament the myriad ways our education system fails black children ...
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Husband of missing mother of five floats theory she committed ‘revenge suicide’

A Connecticut mother of five who has been missing for weeks could have killed herself to prevent her estranged husband from getting custody of their children, a lawyer for the man argued. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Judge rebuked for saying Eagle Scout from a ‘good family’ deserved leniency on rape charge

A judge is being admonished by an appeals court for saying a 16-year-old boy should get leniency after he allegedly sent a video of himself penetrating a heavily intoxicated girl with the message, “When your ...
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Jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes

The jury assigned to the case of accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher has found the decorated Navy SEAL not guilty of murder and attempted murder after a whirlwind trial that included bombshell revelations and ...
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Yet another study shows school choice programs reduce crime

Schools are expected to prepare children to become good citizens. They can help achieve this goal by producing a well-educated populace and promoting strong character. But not all school systems equally contribute to the public ...
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Cocaine-laced cigarettes, crack, and vodka binges: Hunter Biden details his drug and alcohol abuse

Joe Biden’s son Hunter has detailed the drug and alcohol addiction problems that played a role in the end of his marriage, his discharge from the Navy Reserve, and his absence from the 2020 campaign ...
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Man will serve jail time for serial toilet clogging

A man in Sheboygan, Wisconsin was sentenced this week for crimes related to years of intentionally clogging the toilets in public women's restrooms. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Three arrested during antifa counterprotests in Portland

The Portland Police Bureau announced that they had arrested three people in connection to the violence that occurred during Saturday's civil disturbance in Portland, Oregon. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Congress should close loopholes for anonymous shell companies

Closing them will go a long way to help the government combat financial crimes while increasing privacy and boosting the economy. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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Florida cops hunt ‘hamburglar’ who robbed Wendy’s after cooking burger

South Florida police are asking for the public's help identifying a burglary suspect who broke into a Wendy's after hours and cooked himself a burger before stealing a safe. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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One of David Ortiz shooting ‘masterminds’ arrested

Police said they have arrested of one of the “masterminds” behind the shooting of baseball legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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New attorneys for Flynn seek security clearances and access to classified info

The new attorneys for Michael Flynn want security clearances so they can see classified information they believe exists that relates to the retired general's case. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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White supremacist who killed Heather Heyer sentenced to life in prison

The white supremacist who killed Heather Heyer by driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters was sentenced to life in prison Friday for 29 federal hate crimes. washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime ...
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