Dominique Strauss-Kahn In brief | CNN

CNN — A look back at the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former director of the International Monetary Fund. Date of Birth: April 25, 1949 Birth place: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France Birth name: Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn Dad: Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, legal and tax advisor Mother: Jacqueline Fellus, journalist Marriages: Myriam L’Aouffir (October 2017-present); Anne Sinclair (1991-2013, divorced); Brigitte … Read more

Decatur woman charged with kidnapping business owner for $400,000 ransom | State and Region

DECATUR – Police say a Decatur woman is being jailed for kidnapping the owner of a flooring company after luring him to an abandoned house, pepper spraying him and then holding him under the threatens with a gun before trying to ransom him to his family for $400,000. The man was abducted on Thursday morning … Read more

‘They’re the ones paying the consequences’: Jan 6 rioters imitate Trump’s disinformation playbook but see different results

CNN — The January 6 rioters are publicizing their actions on the United States Capitol and pushing misinformation in an effort to gain notoriety in a way that echoes former President Donald Trump. But that didn’t go well for many of them. Some rioters find their words and messages being used against them in court … Read more

Ex-Jackson Truck Driver Sentenced to Jail for Distributing Child Pornography | News

MACON — A former truck driver and Georgia resident has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for distributing hundreds of thousands of child pornography images depicting the sexual abuse of infants, toddlers and children minors. Stanley Joseph Weaver, 61, formerly of McDonough and currently of Jackson, was sentenced to 188 months in … Read more

Olathe East High School in Kansas: Suspect in custody after school resource officer and principal were shot and injured, police say

CNN — A Kansas high school principal and school resource officer were fatally shot at Olathe East High School in Kansas on Friday, and Olathe police say a student was the shooter. The school resource officer returned fire, injuring the suspect, who is expected to survive, according to Olathe Police Department spokesman Sgt. Joel Yeldell. … Read more

Madison Cawthorn: Judge dismisses Jan. 6-based challenge to congressman’s candidacy

Wilmington, North Carolina CNN — A federal judge on Friday ended a legal challenge to the candidacy of GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn from a group of North Carolina voters and advocacy groups who claimed an ancient provision of the U.S. Constitution made him prohibited from appearing because of his role in the January 6 uprising. … Read more

More delays for victims of Shawn Parcells’ unauthorized autopsies | Investigations

Wabaunsee County, KS (KCTV) – Shawn Parcells was due to be sentenced on felony charges of theft and criminal desecration in Wabaunsee County, KS this morning, but he did not show up at the county courthouse. Parcells faces numerous county, state and federal charges for his autopsy work. Prosecutors say he lacks the powers to … Read more

Beheading of Noor Mukadam: Zahir Jaffer sentenced to death for brutal murder

Courtesy of Shaukhat Mukkadam Islamabad CNN — A Pakistani man has been convicted of murdering the daughter of a prominent diplomat in a brutal beheading case that has sparked renewed calls for better protection for victims of domestic abuse. An Islamabad judge sentenced Zahir Jaffer to death on Thursday for killing 27-year-old Noor Mukadam last … Read more

Prosecutors File Additional Charges Following December Riot Inside Platte County Detention Center | News

PLATTE COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – Eleven men face charges following a riot inside the Platte County Detention Center that lasted more than five hours last December. Prosecutors filed charges against several suspects this month. Prosecutors say additional charges could be filed against more suspects. About 25 men who were in custody participated in the riot. … Read more

Ahmaud Arbery murder: Jury in federal hate crimes trial excused after first day of deliberations

CNN — After deliberating for a little more than two and a half hours, the jury in the federal hate crimes trial of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery was excused for the day Monday. Deliberation will resume at 9 am Tuesday on whether the men committed the crime because of the color … Read more