Former Nazi camp guard sentenced to 5 years for Holocaust atrocities

berlin CNN — A 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been sentenced to five years in prison by a German court for aiding and abetting the murder of 3,518 people during the Holocaust. The man had been charged in 2021 with “knowingly and willfully” aiding and abetting the killing of prisoners at the Sachsenhausen … Read more

What to expect January 6 hearings day 5:

CNN — Thursday’s hearing before the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection turns the panel’s focus toward how former President Donald Trump tried to use the Justice Department to bolster his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Three top officials who led the Justice Department in the final days of the … Read more

Justin Ross Harris was charged with murder for leaving his toddler in a hot car. Georgia’s Supreme Court just overturned that ruling. Here’s how we got here

CNN — It’s been eight years since Cooper Harris, a 22-month-old, died in a sweltering hot car. Since then, the twists and turns in the case surrounding Cooper’s father, Justin Ross Harris, who left the toddler in the car for seven hours, have garnered national attention. It was also revealed that Harris was sexting multiple … Read more

Uvalde school shooting: School district places Chief Pete Arredondo on administrative leave, superintendent announces

CNN  —  Uvalde school district police chief Pedro “Pete” Arredondo was placed on leave Wednesday, according to a news release from Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Hal Harrell. “Because of the lack of clarity that remains and the unknown timing of when I will receive the results of the investigations, I have made the … Read more

Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer allegedly punched, police searching for suspect

CNN — Police in Louisville, Kentucky, are searching for a suspect they believe punched the city’s mayor at a popular downtown event complex Saturday. “Earlier this evening, while at Fourth Street Live, Mayor (Greg) Fischer was punched by an individual,” the Louisville Metro Police Department said in a Facebook post. “The Mayor is doing fine.” … Read more

Bannon and DOJ don’t want to talk politics or January 6 specifics at contempt trial

CNN — Longtime Trump political adviser Steve Bannon wants to block prosecutors from exploring the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol before the jury at his criminal contempt trial next month. At the same time, prosecutors are trying to prevent Bannon from turning his trial into a “circus atmosphere,” they said Friday. Bannon’s … Read more

Couy Griffin: New Mexico county commissioner who refuses to certify recent election results sentenced for role in January 6 attack

CNN — Couy Griffin, a New Mexico county commissioner, ardent election-fraud conspiracy theorist and founder of “Cowboys for Trump,” avoided more jail time on Friday for his role in the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack. He was sentenced to 14 days with time served, fined $3,000 and given one year supervised release with the … Read more

Idaho Pride event: 31 men with ties to Patriot Front were arrested after planning to riot at a Pride event, police say

CNN — After receiving an alarmed 911 call, law enforcement in the city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, arrested 31 men believed to be affiliated with the White nationalist group Patriot Front who allegedly had plans to riot at a local Pride event Saturday, authorities said. The large group was seen piling into a U-Haul at … Read more

University of New Hampshire fraternity members accused of hazing; 46 issued arrest warrants

CNN — Arrest warrants have been issued for 46 members of a fraternity at the University of New Hampshire, accusing them of student hazing at an event in April, police said this week. The university’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter was suspended over the allegations, which were reported to the school by the fraternity’s national … Read more

Former church finance director arrested for taking money as reimbursement for classes she didn’t take | Crime

The former finance director at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church was charged Friday for fraudulently obtaining $27,930.03 from the church while she worked there between 2018 and 2020, Winston-Salem police said. Marilyn Bertelsen has been arrested on three felony counts of obtaining property under false pretense. The warrants claim she obtained the money for … Read more