The three adults were arrested for first-degree murder. Author: KING 5 Staff FERNDALE, Wash. — Three adults were arrested Thursday in connection to the death of a 5-year-old girl. According to a press release from the Ferndale Police Department, the girl died after she ingested fentanyl at her home on March 8 of this year. Her parents, MelissaContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.”
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Why student-loan borrowers probably don’t need to worry about a major lender’s lawsuit to end the payment pause
by Ayelet Shefffey Student-loan borrowers hoping for Biden’s debt relief have been hit from all sides in the past few months. Late last month, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the two conservative-backed lawsuits that blocked President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt for borrowers making under $125,000 a year. SinceContinue reading “Why student-loan borrowers probably don’t need to worry about a major lender’s lawsuit to end the payment pause”
True Crime Sundays: 2 of 4 Americans Kidnapped in Tamaulipas, Mexico Are Dead. Here’s What We Know So Far
by Sanya Mansoor and Nik Popli Two of the four Americans who the FBI said went missing on Friday in an armed abduction in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico have been found dead, the Tamaulipas state governor said Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Governor Américo Villarreal said that of the two individuals alive, one was wounded andContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: 2 of 4 Americans Kidnapped in Tamaulipas, Mexico Are Dead. Here’s What We Know So Far”
Opioid Crisis Friday: US Attorney for Idaho announces one of the largest fentanyl busts in state history.
A Nampa woman was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing 15 pounds of fentanyl with the intent to distribute. by Jude Binkley BOISE, Idaho — Officials are sounding the alarm on rising cases of fentanyl possessions in Idaho after one of the largest fentanyl seizures in state history. U.S. Attorney for theContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: US Attorney for Idaho announces one of the largest fentanyl busts in state history.”
‘Stop praying now’: Prison guards in Missouri beat, pepper-spray Muslim inmates, lawsuit alleges
Five of the seven men who continued to pray were pepper-sprayed, and one was viciously beaten— for nothing more than praying. by Osama Ayyad BONNE TERRE, Mo. — At a Missouri Department of Corrections facility in Bonne Terre, nine inmates stood shoulder to shoulder, preparing to kneel, prostrate, and praise God — an act ofContinue reading “‘Stop praying now’: Prison guards in Missouri beat, pepper-spray Muslim inmates, lawsuit alleges”
True Crime Sundays: Alex Murdaugh trial: Murdaugh testifies he did not shoot wife, son, blames drug addiction for lies to police.
by Barnini Chakraborty Alex Murdaugh, a once-wealthy and powerful South Carolina attorney on trial for allegedly shooting his wife and son, took the stand Thursday, testifying he had no part in the grisly double murder and blaming an addiction to painkillers for his erratic behavior in front of friends and law enforcement officials. “I did not shootContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Alex Murdaugh trial: Murdaugh testifies he did not shoot wife, son, blames drug addiction for lies to police.”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Committee proposes mandatory minimum sentence for trafficking fentanyl in Idaho.
by Ruth Brown Idaho Reports The House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee held a bill in committee Thursday that would have set a standard for trafficking fentanyl and introduced a mandatory minimum prison sentence. Rep. Chris Allgood, R-Caldwell, pitched HB 67, saying it was necessary for the state’s safety. Idaho already has mandatory minimum sentencesContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Committee proposes mandatory minimum sentence for trafficking fentanyl in Idaho.”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Spokane man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine.
by Vincent Saglimbeni SPOKANE, Wash. — A 41-year-old Spokane man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for drug trafficking. Corey Darilek pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of actual (pure) methamphetamine. According to court documents, the Spokane Police Department was investigating his drug-trafficking activities in the area,Continue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Spokane man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine.”
True Crime Sundays: Death row inmate’s last words were ‘I’m ready to fly’ before lethal injection.
by Josh Milton A death row prisoner in Texas told his family ‘don’t worry about me, I’m ready to fly’ in his final words before being executed. Wesley Ruiz, 43, fatally shot a Dallas Police Senior Corporal Mark Nix nearly 16 years ago on March 2007 after a high-speed chase. Ruiz, who was Hispanic, receivedContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Death row inmate’s last words were ‘I’m ready to fly’ before lethal injection.”
Trump’s Attorney Gears Up for Fight That Could Doom Trump
by Lauren Giella Donald Trump’s lawyer is gearing up for his own legal fight in a move that could spell trouble for the former president and 2024 GOP candidate. Evan Corcoran, who has represented Trump during the government’s probe into classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago home last summer, has now retained prominent white-collar lawyerContinue reading “Trump’s Attorney Gears Up for Fight That Could Doom Trump”