Donald Trump’s Lawyers Make Fresh Bid to Remove Judge from ‘Hush Money’ Trial Due to Daughter’s Democratic Connections

New York City, NY – Former President Donald Trump has requested that the judge overseeing his “hush money” criminal case recuse himself due to his daughter’s work for prominent Democrats. Trump’s lawyers argue that Justice Juan Merchan’s daughter, Loren Merchan, has a “direct financial interest” in the case due to her employment at consulting firm Authentic Campaigns, which has worked for Trump foes such as Rep. Adam Schiff. Trump’s legal team claims that Merchan’s connection to the case creates an appearance of impropriety. Justice Merchan previously denied similar claims made by Trump’s lawyers in August … Read more

Drew Peterson’s Bid for New Trial Hits Roadblock as Mental Fitness Evaluation Request Denied

BOLINGBROOK, Illinois – Drew Peterson, the man currently serving a 38-year prison sentence for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, has encountered another setback in his efforts to secure a new trial. Peterson’s defense team had requested a mental fitness evaluation after expressing concerns about their client’s mental state. However, the prosecution argued that Peterson appeared coherent and capable of communication during a recent hearing. During the hearing, Judge Carlson reviewed the initial evaluation and ultimately denied the defense’s request. The judge cited Peterson’s participation in a national news interview back in February … Read more

Former CT Police Officers Denied Bid to Have Criminal Charges Erased After Man Paralyzed in Police Van

New Haven, Conn. – Former Connecticut police officers who were arrested for their alleged mistreatment of a man who was left paralyzed in the back of a police van in 2022 were denied the opportunity to have their criminal charges erased. The four former officers, Oscar Diaz, Betsy Segui, Ronald Pressley, and Luis Rivera, sought to enter a program that could have allowed them to avoid trial. In New Haven Superior Court, a judge rejected their applications for accelerated rehabilitation, citing the seriousness of the victim’s injuries. Richard “Randy” Cox, the man who was paralyzed, … Read more

High Court Denies Three Men’s Bid for Release Despite Jury ‘Mistake’ in Fatal Stabbing Case

London, UK – Three men who were initially cleared of a murder charge due to an error by the jury forewoman have failed in their attempt to challenge their continued detention in prison. Paul and Matthew Yusuff, along with their friend Moussa Traore, were unanimously acquitted by the jury in January for their alleged involvement in the fatal stabbing of Adrian Keise outside Waterloo station. However, the verdict was quickly questioned when it was revealed that not all jurors had agreed on the decision. The jury was reconvened, leading to a retrial, and the men … Read more