Crime/Courts 

Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in 1/6 case
Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in 1/6 case

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes has been convicted of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's presidential win.

Supreme Court wrestles with Biden's deportation policy

Supreme Court wrestles with Biden's deportation policy

The Supreme Court is wrestling with a politically tinged dispute over a Biden administration policy that would prioritize the deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.

New unit probes 23 deaths involving police in its first year

New unit probes 23 deaths involving police in its first year

A report by the Maryland attorney general's office says a unit investigated 23 fatalities involving police in its first year.

Utah man pleads to child pornography charges in Virginia

Utah man pleads to child pornography charges in Virginia

Brent Walter Murie pleaded to child pornography distribution charges on Tuesday.

Charlottesville man charged for soliciting minor in Warren County

Charlottesville man charged for soliciting minor in Warren County

Avery Wood was arrested on Nov. 22 and is being held without bond at the Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail.

Virginia man dead following cross-country crime

Virginia man dead following cross-country crime

A man from North Chesterfield, Virginia is dead after a cross-country crime involving murder, arson, and a type of online deception called 'catfishing.'

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

A federal jury has weighed seditious conspiracy charges against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates for a second day without reaching a verdict.

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

The white gunman who massacred 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket has pleaded guilty to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges.

Colorado gay club shooting suspect held without bail

Colorado gay club shooting suspect held without bail

The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub has been ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance.

Accountant testifies Trump claimed decade of huge tax losses

Accountant testifies Trump claimed decade of huge tax losses

Donald Trump reported losses on his tax returns every year for a decade, including nearly $700 million in 2009 and $200 million in 2010, his longtime accountant testified Tuesday

Maryland AG overrules racially discriminatory opinions

Maryland AG overrules racially discriminatory opinions

Maryland's attorney general says he has overruled opinions that upheld or applied unconstitutional racially discriminatory laws.

Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

The high court on Wednesday put a lower court ruling overturning the ban on hold while it considers an appeal.

U.K. top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan

U.K. top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan

The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government.

Oath Keepers jury home for weekend after deliberations start

Oath Keepers jury home for weekend after deliberations start

Jurors have gone home for the long Thanksgiving weekend after deliberating most of Tuesday in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot case.

Suspect in shooting of campus police officers indicted

Suspect in shooting of campus police officers indicted

A man charged in the slayings of two campus officers at a private Virginia college has been indicted by a grand jury on first-degree murder and other counts.

Candlelight vigil held for slain Virginia mom, 3 children

Candlelight vigil held for slain Virginia mom, 3 children

Parents, teachers, classmates and community members lit candles, prayed and shared memories during a candlelight vigil for a mother and three children who were fatally shot at their home in Virginia last week.

Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the handover of former President Donald Trump's tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight.

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

A coalition of conservative-leaning states is trying to keep in place a Trump-era public health rule that allows many asylum seekers to be turned away at the southern U.S. border.

Orange man charged in fatal crash

Orange man charged in fatal crash

The Virginia State Police reports the crash occurred around 7:40 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Zachary Taylor Highway and True Blue Road.

UVA police investigating threatening emails

UVA police investigating threatening emails

The first message, related to the memorial service, was received Saturday, and more messages were reported on Monday.

Gay bar shooting suspect faces murder, hate crime charges

Gay bar shooting suspect faces murder, hate crime charges

The man suspected of opening fire at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs is being held on murder and hate crime charges.

Man gets jail for joining Capitol riot after Tinder date

Man gets jail for joining Capitol riot after Tinder date

A Delaware business owner has been sentenced to 30 days of incarceration for storming the U.S. Capitol after seeing the riot erupt on a Tinder date's television and taking an Uber ride to join the mob's attack.

Was it sedition? Jan. 6 trial a major test for Justice Dept.

Was it sedition? Jan. 6 trial a major test for Justice Dept.

Hundreds of people have been convicted in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol that left dozens of officers injured, sent lawmakers running for their lives and shook the foundations of American democracy.

Supreme Court turns away school's appeal of sex-assault case

Supreme Court turns away school's appeal of sex-assault case

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Virginia school board that says it shouldn't be held liable for the alleged sexual assault of a student by a classmate on a band trip.

Feds: Oath Keepers sought 'violent overthrow' of government

Feds: Oath Keepers sought 'violent overthrow' of government

A federal prosecutor says Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates discussed using violence to overturn the results of the 2020 election for weeks.

U.S. moves to shield Saudi crown prince in journalist killing

U.S. moves to shield Saudi crown prince in journalist killing

The Biden administration says Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be shielded from lawsuits over his role in the killing of a U.S.-based journalist.