Former Judge Warns: Donald Trump Could Face Jail Time for Violating Gag Order in Stormy Daniels Case

New York, NY – Former federal judge Shira Scheindlin has warned that former President Donald Trump may face imprisonment if he continues to defy an extended gag order in the Stormy Daniels hush money case. Scheindlin, who presided over cases in the Southern District of New York, emphasized that Trump has already received a warning to refrain from commenting on the ongoing case. The expanded gag order was recently implemented by Justice Juan Merchan, who also included his own daughter, Loren Merchan, within its scope. Merchan expressed concerns about Trump’s history of targeting family members … Read more

Latvian Broker Arrested for Violating US Export Laws in Connection to Russian Aerospace Equipment Sales: Justice Department Indicts Third Individual in Johnson County Conspiracy

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. – A Latvian broker has been arrested for violating U.S. export laws in connection with a Johnson County company. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a citizen of the Republic of Latvia is charged with crimes related to a year-long conspiracy to sell avionics equipment to Russian companies, in violation of U.S. export laws. This arrest is the result of a grand jury’s superseding indictment, which also implicates a Johnson County company and two U.S. nationals. The superseding indictment states that Oleg Chistyakov, also known as Olegs Čitsjakovs, conspired with U.S. … Read more

Family Files Federal Lawsuit Against St. Louis County SWAT Team for Violating Constitutional Rights in Ferguson Raid

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A Ferguson family has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a St. Louis County SWAT team of violating their rights during a search warrant raid last May. The lawsuit, filed by Lindell Briscoe and Brittany Shamily, alleges damages over the use of excessive force, unjust detention, the deployment of SWAT without constitutional justification, Monell liability, and violation of the Sunshine Act. Represented by attorneys Bevis Schock and Erich Veith, Briscoe, Shamily, and their five minor children are seeking legal action against St. Louis County and the detective who ordered the raid. To … Read more

Local Idaho Falls Restaurant Ordered to Pay $319,000 for Violating Tip Sharing and Child Labor Laws

Idaho Falls, Idaho – Mackenzie River Pizza, a local restaurant in Idaho Falls, has been ordered to pay a hefty sum of over $319,000 for engaging in illegal tip sharing, child labor, and violations of overtime work laws. The U.S. Department of Labor announced on Wednesday that the owners of the restaurant, Granite Mountain Restaurants LLC and MRP Idaho Falls LLC, were found guilty of multiple labor law violations related to employee payment, tip distribution, and the hiring of underage workers. According to a news release issued by the Department of Labor, a U.S. District … Read more