US crime

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Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial enters second week of testimony
Police sergeant who participated in 2005 search of Florida estate owned by Jeffrey Epstein will be first witness

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

06, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Ghislaine Maxwell was present when Jeffrey Epstein abused me, accuser testifies
Witness identified as ‘Jane’ alleges Epstein began sexual abuse when she was 14 and says Maxwell was sometimes in the room

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

01, Dec, 2021 @9:37 AM

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Elizabeth Holmes grilled about ex-partner and her knowledge of Theranos’s flaws
The assistant US attorney also questioned Holmes on the nature of her romantic relationship to business partner Sunny Balwani

Kari Paul in San Jose

01, Dec, 2021 @1:50 AM

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Jussie Smollett trial: detective denies claims police rushed to judgment
Lead investigator says two dozen officers spent about 3,000 hours pursuing ‘horrible hate crime’ but concluded attack was staged

Maya Yang and agencies

30, Nov, 2021 @8:28 PM

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Ghislaine Maxwell was ‘No 2’ in Jeffrey Epstein’s hierarchy, pilot says
Lawrence Visoski testifies about pair’s relationship and tells court Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew flew on Epstein’s private plane

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

30, Nov, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman review – pointless portrait of a serial killer
This voyeuristic drama about the FBI hunt for Bundy makes his victims indistinguishable and leaves a nasty taste in the mouth

Cath Clarke

30, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Michael Cohen: prosecutors could ‘indict Trump tomorrow’ if they wanted
New York investigation of Trump Organization is one of a number of sources of legal jeopardy for the former president

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Fundraiser for US man exonerated after 43 years in prison tops $1.4m
Kevin Strickland, 62, wrongly convicted of 1978 triple murder, says criminal justice system ‘needs to be torn down and redone’

Edward Helmore and agencies

27, Nov, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Ahmaud Arbery murder: trial laid bare America’s faultlines on race
Verdict caps almost two years of anguish for the Arbery family, marked by allegations of corruption, bias and racism both inside and outside the courtroom

Oliver Laughland

25, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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California governor adds more police to ‘highly trafficked’ shopping areas after mass thefts
Stores in several San Francisco Bay area cities were targeted by groups of people smashing glass cases and stealing merchandise

Dani Anguiano and agencies

24, Nov, 2021 @12:04 AM

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Brian Laundrie died by suicide, autopsy report reveals
23-year-old Florida man’s disappearance sparked a nationwide hunt after the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito

Richard Luscombe in Miami and agencies

23, Nov, 2021 @8:14 PM

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Proud Boys leader denied early release from Washington DC jail
Poor living conditions not a sufficient reason for Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio to get house arrest or reduced sentence, judge rules

Maya Yang

23, Nov, 2021 @7:03 PM

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