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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Acquitted of Sexual Misconduct Charges by Judge

BOSTON — Mario Batali was found not guilty of indecent assault and battery on Tuesday, following a swift trial in which the celebrity chef waived his right to have a jury decide his fate.

Batali, who..


Jussie Smollett Has Been Released From County Jail During His Appeal

CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett was released from jail Wednesday following six nights behind bars after an appeals court agreed with his lawyers that he should be free pending the appeal of his conviction f..


Jussie Smollett Has Been Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail for That Fake Attack

CHICAGO — A judge sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in jail Thursday, branding the Black and gay actor a charlatan for staging a hate crime against himself while the nation struggled with wrenchin..


Ex-Cop Found Not Guilty in Shooting During Breonna Taylor Raid

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — A former Kentucky police officer was found not guilty Thursday on charges he endangered neighbors the night he fired into Breonna Taylor’s apartment during a botched drug raid that..


Three Cops Involved in George Floyd Killing Found Guilty in Federal Case

Three former Minneapolis police officers who were with Derek Chauvin when he killed George Floyd were found guilty in their federal trial of violating Floyd’s civil rights on Feb. 24. This verdict com..


Alec Baldwin Is Being Sued by the Family of the Cinematographer Killed on the Set of Rust

LOS ANGELES — The family of a cinematographer shot and killed on the set of the film “Rust” sued Alec Baldwin and the movie’s producers Tuesday alleging their “callous” disregard in the face of safety..


Eric Adams Wants ‘Dangerousness’ Factored into New York’s Bail Laws. Advocates Say It Will Only Bring More Bias

In New York City, Mayor Eric Adams wants to crack down on crime. And the state’s bail system, which both criminal justice advocates and lawmakers have worked to reform in recent years, has been one of..


As Atlanta DA’s Trump Election Probe Advances, She Explains Her Approach

Fani Willis, the District Attorney of Fulton County, Ga., began investigating the possibility of criminal interference in Georgia’s November 2020 election in early February last year, several weeks af..


Georgia DA Asks for Special Grand Jury in 2020 Election Interference Probe

(ATLANTA) — The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the in..


Virginia Giuffre’s Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Prince Andrew Moves Forward

(NEW YORK) — A judge gave the green light Wednesday to a lawsuit by an American woman who says Britain’s Prince Andrew sexually abused her when she was 17.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan wrote i..