Crime & Justice
State Stimulus Checks: What Payments Can You Expect to Receive in Place of a Fourth Relief Package?
Many Americans are eagerly hoping that a fourth stimulus check will be distributed by the federal government as funds from the third stimulus checks are almost gone. Some states have opted to provide their own financial support to residents using various means.
British ISIS Member Dubbed "Beatles" Pleads Guilty to Helping Kidnap, Behead US, UK Hostages
A British member of ISIS called "the Beatles" pled guilty to helping the militant group hostage and kill prisoners in Syria, including four Americans and foreign captives.
At Least 40 Dead After Afghanistan's Panjshir Province Became Battleground Between Taliban and Resistance Forces
The Taliban encountered troops from the Panjshir Province during an overnight fire fight that resulted in the death of at least 40 people. The battles occurred after the two sides blamed each other for failed negotiation attempts.
Former Georgia DA Indicted For Allegedly Violating Her Oath, 'Showing Favor' to Suspect in Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case
Jackie Johnson, a former Georgia district attorney, is indicted of violating her oath of office and obstructing police officers in arresting suspects in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery. The case comes after more than a year since the death of the Black man who was gunned down by White men who believed he was a burglar.
New York Man Pleads Not Guilty in Killing 2-Year-Old Boy by Burning Genitals with Blowtorch, Suffocating, and Beating Him
A Wyoming man accused of using a blowtorch to set fire to a two-year-old boy's genitals before putting his body in the trash has denied the accusations.
Nigerian Gunmen Kidnap 73 Children, Forcing Schools To Close Down
Armed gunmen recently kidnapped 73 students from the northwestern region of Nigeria, forcing schools in the area to close down in fears of further attacks. The latest abduction adds to the more than 1,000 children taken from schools across the country.
Chinese Government Bans 'Effeminate' Men From National Television in an Attempt To Promote 'Culture'
The Chinese Communist Party has recently banned effeminate men from national television in an attempt to promote culture. Authorities have also clamped down on online games and celebrities, arguing they need to be a role model for the country's youth.
Illinois Woman Gets Caught After Using Fake "Maderna" COVID-19 Vaccine Card to Enter Hawaii
An Illinois woman is being held in Hawaii custody after being suspected of using fake COVID-19 vaccine card that describes the shot as "Maderna" instead of "Moderna."
North Carolina Police Arrest Student for Fatal Shooting; School Goes Into Lockdown
A North Carolina student was arrested by police officers as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a classmate at Mount Tabor High School. The incident forced school officials to place the institution on lockdown as officials continued their investigations.
Colorado Police, Paramedics Charged With Manslaughter for 2019 Death of 23-Year-Old Massage Therapist
Three Colorado police officers and two paramedics were indicted by a grand jury with manslaughter for the 2019 death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain. The case was brought about by a 911 call that alleged the Black massage therapist was acting suspiciously while walking home.
Europe Court Blames Russia for Failing to Investigate Death of Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) chastised Russia for failing to investigate killing of Natalya Estemirova, one of the country's most renowned human rights activists.
Pennsylvania Caretaker Sentenced to 47 Years After 2-Year-Old Boy Dies of Beating, Eating Antifreeze
A Pennsylvania caretaker, who is the girlfriend of the victim's mom, was sentenced to 47 years in state prison after a boy died of abuse.
Georgette Mulheir Examines the Dangers of Juvenile Justice Systems Around the World
Children's Rights Activist Georgette Mulheir uncovers the hidden truths behind juvenile justice systems and the steps we can take to help children change their behaviours without incarcerating them.
Heavily Armed Bank Robbers Strap Civilians as Human Shields on Getaway Vehicles to Escape, 3 People Killed
Three people were slain when bank robbers used civilians as human shields, strapped to the hoods of their getaway cars as the modus operandi of daring bank robbers used for heists in Southern Brazil to keep the police at bay.
Georgia Spa Shooter to Face Possible Death Penalty and Other Additional Charges
The suspect in the Georgia spa shootings earlier this March that killed eight people, mostly of Asian descent, could face the death penalty. The suspect, Robert Aaron Long, sat in court during a hearing, mostly silent, only answering when asked by the judge.