US crime

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‘Out of options … and time’: prosecutors posit motive in puzzling Murdaugh murder saga
Alex Murdaugh is accused of shooting his wife and son, but questions remain a week into the sensational trial

Edward Helmore

04, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Prosecutors likened Trump to mob boss and had to prove he wasn’t insane – book
Mark Pomerantz, who was on New York team investigating tax affairs, reportedly compares ex-president to John Gotti

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Feb, 2023 @9:59 PM

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Paul Pelosi attack: rightwing pundits backtrack after release of police video
Several top conservative commentators promoted conspiracy theories after news of attack at San Francisco home broke in October

Martin Pengelly in New York

31, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Trial of man behind New York’s worst terror attack since 9/11 details path to radicalization
Sayfullo Saipov was convicted for the 2017 New York City truck attack and now awaits a decision on whether he lives or dies

Victoria Bekiempis

29, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Suspect in Oregon torture case is using dating apps to find new victims, police warn
Benjamin Obadiah Foster is wanted for attempted murder, kidnapping and assault of a female found severely beaten and bound

Maya Yang

28, Jan, 2023 @8:38 PM

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New York City police seek gunman in subway shooting that injured one
A man was shot in the torso shortly after 1am Saturday morning after a dispute and taken to the hospital

Gloria Oladipo

28, Jan, 2023 @7:09 PM

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Capitol rioter who assaulted Brian Sicknick gets near-seven year sentence
Julian Khater pleaded guilty to using chemical spray to attack the Capitol police officer who died on 7 January

Martin Pengelly

27, Jan, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Police body-camera video of Paul Pelosi hammer attack released
Footage shows husband of former House speaker opening door and an intruder as the two wrestle over a hammer

Joan E Greve in Washington

27, Jan, 2023 @10:14 PM

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US authorities seize servers for Hive ransomware group
‘We hacked the hackers,’ says deputy attorney general of group that has received over $100m in extortion payments from victims

Hugo Lowell in Washington

26, Jan, 2023 @6:38 PM

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Quebec woman pleads guilty to mailing poisonous ricin to Donald Trump
Pascale Ferrier made the toxic substance herself and sent it with letters to Trump and Texas law enforcement officials in 2020

Maya Yang

26, Jan, 2023 @6:33 PM

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Wrongfully imprisoned Hawaiian man freed after over 20 years behind bars
Albert ‘Ian’ Schweitzer was convicted for the 1991 murder of Dana Ireland, a white female tourist

Maya Yang

26, Jan, 2023 @4:09 PM

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US woman accused of defrauding Holocaust survivor, 87, of $2.8m savings
Peaches Stergo, 36, allegedly met victim on dating site and deceived him into paying 62 checks over four years

Gloria Oladipo

26, Jan, 2023 @2:52 PM

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