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(FLORIDA) -- Two former south Florida police officers handcuffed a homeless man last month and drove him to an isolated area where they beat him unconscious, prosecutors alleged Thursday.According to Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Hialeah city officers Rafael Otano and… Read more2 Florida police officers charged with kidnapping, beating handcuffed homeless man, Jose Ortega Gutierrez

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Memphis Police Department(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The Memphis Police Department unit at the center of Tyre Nichols' death earlier this month has now come under scrutiny from critics over its approach to fighting crime.The SCORPION unit, which stands for Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in… Read moreWhat is the SCORPION unit, the Memphis police task force at the center of Tyre Nichols’ death?

Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Six months after a man with a loaded AK-47-style rifle was caught outside the Brooklyn, New York, home of a prominent Iranian dissident journalist, federal prosecutors on Friday announced new arrests in what they've called a murder-for-hir… Read moreDOJ charges 3 in 'murder for hire' plot against Iranian journalist

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Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office(ABINGDON, Va.) -- Two inmates, including a convicted murderer, who escaped from a Virginia jail have been apprehended in Tennessee, authorities said, more than 24 hours after announcing a fugitive manhunt.The inmates -- identified by the Washington… Read more2 escaped inmates, including convicted murderer, found after multistate manhunt

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(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced crypto executive Sam Bankman-Fried has made “recent attempts” to contact prospective witnesses in his criminal case, federal prosecutors said Friday in a letter to the judge that sought new conditions of his release.Bankman-Fried has been free on a $250 million bond a… Read moreSam Bankman-Fried has tried to contact potential witnesses, government says

Nicky J Sims/Getty Images, FILE(NEW YORK) -- Human-made chemicals known as PFAS are back in the spotlight after the feminine hygiene company Thinx settled a class-action lawsuit earlier this month for millions of dollars.The lawsuit was brought against Thinx by customers who claimed testing … Read moreWhat to know about PFAS after Thinx underwear settles class-action lawsuit

Curt Dell said he lost more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after Celsius filed for bankruptcy. - ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It seemed like cryptocurrency was having a moment.At the start of 2022, the Super Bowl featured celebrities like Tom Brady, Larry David and Matt Damon in commercials for cry… Read moreThe year crypto broke: How customers, investors lost millions and what's being done