Police officers guilty of sharing ‘grossly offensive’ in WhatsApp group with killer

S erving Metropolitan Police officer Jonathon Cobban and former Pc Joel Borders have been found guilty at City of London Magistrates’ Court of sending grossly offensive misogynistic and racist messages in a WhatsApp group with Sarah Everard’s killer. Cobban, 35, and former Pc Borders, 45, were members of the chat called “Bottle and Stoppers” along … Read more

Mother of teen killed in Harris County Jail sues county, sheriff’s department in federal court | Houston Public Media

Fred Harris’s mother (black top), grandmother (blue shirt) and the family’s attorney speak at a press conference.The mother of a 19-year-old Houston man allegedly beaten to death by a fellow inmate at the Harris County Jail is suing the county and its sheriff’s department in federal court, claiming they violated his rights as a person … Read more

$1 million bail sought for Kevin Ware, ex-NFL player accused of brutally murdering girlfriend in Houston-area suburb | Houston Public Media

Screenshot from Harris County Prosecutors have requested that bail be set at $1 million for former NFL player Kevin Ware Jr., who is accused of murdering his girlfriend in the spring of 2021 and then burning her dead body, according to Harris County court records. Ware, 41, who lived in the north Houston suburb of … Read more

Former rock-climbing coach accused of sexual offences to face nine new charges

ACT Policing are planning to lay an extra nine charges against a former rock-climbing coach accused of child sexual assault offences, Stephen Mitchell. Key points: A further two people have come forward, bringing the total number of alleged victims to seven Mitchell now faces 26 charges relating to grooming and sexual conduct with children The charges … Read more

Mar-a-Lago search inventory shows documents marked as classified mixed with clothes, gifts, and press clippings

PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNN) — US District Judge Aileen Cannon on Friday released a detailed inventory from the Mar-a-Lago search that the Justice Department previously filed under seal in court. The search inventory released showed that classified documents had been mixed in with personal items and other materials in the boxes in which they were stored. … Read more

San Jose: Murder charge filed in March attack on elderly man

SAN JOSE — A man charged with assaulting an elderly man in March, seemingly at random, on a residential street in South San Jose has been formally charged with murder after the victim later died from his injuries. This week, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office amended its criminal complaint against 33-year-old Amiel Joey Mirador … Read more

Seabrook man sentenced to prison for role in U.S. Capitol insurrection | Houston Public Media

United States District Court for the District of Columbia Christian Cortez, a 28-year-old Seabrook man, photographed himself at the U.S. Capitol during the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021.A Seabrook man was sentenced to four months in federal prison earlier this week for his role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. … Read more

New lawsuits say Lyft failed to protect its users from physical and sexual assault | Houston Public Media

Miguel Gutierrez Jr./KUT The San Francisco-based ridesharing company Lyft is facing 17 new lawsuits brought by users of its service from around the country, who claim the company failed to protect passengers and drivers from physical and sexual assault. Of the lawsuits, 14 were from people who said they were sexually assaulted while using Lyft, … Read more

Careless driving trial begins with testimony from father of boy hit by SUV – Lethbridge | Globalnews.ca

Emotional testimony in a Lethbridge courtroom Monday, as the father of ten-year-old Charles McIntyre took the stand on the first day of a careless driving trial. Charles died after being hit by an SUV while crossing the street on Apr. 13, 2020. Neil Skjodt faces one count of careless driving under the traffic safety act. … Read more