After two days of deliberations, jurors found Roy Oliver, the ex-Balch Springs, Texas cop who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, an unarmed 15-year-old boy, guilty of murder on Tuesday afternoon.
President Trump’s former personal lawyer and longtime fixer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to eight charges, including campaign finance violations; he also added that a hush money payment made to former Playboy model and porn performer Stormy Daniels was at the then president-elect’s insistence.
On Tuesday, the jury found Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort guilty on 8 of the 18 charges, including five counts of tax fraud. The jury was unable to reach a consensus on 10 other charges forcing Judge T.S. Ellis to declare a mistrial on those 10 counts.
Bill Cosby was found guilty Thursday of all three charges in the sole criminal trial brought against him concerning former athlete Andrea Constand. The jury’s decision came after dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct and years of public debate over Cosby’s conduct.
Khalif House, 24, reportedly robbed 40 fast-food stores at knifepoint, stealing over $18,000 throughout Long Island, N.Y., and the Queens borough of New York City, according to the New York Post. He pleaded guilty to the crimes Tuesday.
On Monday, federal prosecutors said that the five Washington, D.C., police officers involved in the 2015 fatal shooting of Marquesha McMillan will not face charges in her death, according to the Washington Post.
Donald Trump continues to prove what a misguided and miserable president he would make after insisting that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite their being exonerated by DNA in New York City's horrific 1989 Central Park jogger rape case.