Tag: accused

Woman accused of killing Harry Dunn was working with US intelligence

February 4, 2021
An America diplomat’s wife who killed a UK teen motorcyclist in a 2019 wrong-way crash was “employed by an intelligence agency in the US” at the time of the accident, according to her attorney. Anne Sacoolas, 43, has admitted that she was driving on the wrong side of the road as she left a US

South Africa: Ex-South Africa President Zuma Accused of Hijacking Spy Agency in Corruption Probe

January 31, 2021
Former South African president Jacob Zuma has been accused of manipulating the country’s spy agency for his own ends and pocketing funds from the intelligence organisation to enrich himself and polish his image with media outlets, according to testimony at the investigation into “state capture”. Sydney Mufamadi, former chairperson of a review panel overseeing the

12-year-old New Orleans girl accused of killing her infant brother

November 19, 2020
A 12-year-old New Orleans girl was reportedly charged with murder over the death of her 6-month-old brother, officials announced on Thursday. The juvenile was charged after the infant was found dead at the family’s St. Charles Parish home on Sunday, WWL-TV reported, citing police. “He was perfect,” the children’s aunt, Nicole Brown, told the outlet,

Ex-Burger King employee accused of stealing $30K from chain

November 18, 2020
He had it his way — then he got arrested. A former Burger King employee is accused of swiping $30,000 from the fast-food chain in a year-long theft scheme, court records show. Daniel Henry Andrews, of Pelham, Ala., cooked up a fake employee and then cashed the phony worker’s checks after logging bogus hours on

Alabama teen accused of killing five shows ‘no remorse’: docs

November 13, 2020
An Alabama teen charged with killing his family — after discovering his mother wasn’t biologically related to him — has shown no remorse while locked up at a juvenile detention center, newly released documents show. Mason Wayne Sisk, 15, is facing capital murder charges in the September 2019 shooting massacre of his father, stepmother and

Ex-cop in Breonna Taylor case accused of sexual assault

November 11, 2020
A former Louisville police detective involved in the botched raid that ended in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor has been accused by a woman of sexual assault after offering her a ride home from a bar in 2018, according to a report. Margo Borders, an attorney, accused Brett Hankison of “willfully, intentionally, painfully and

Georgia woman accused of posing as FBI agent to get free Chick-fil-A

November 10, 2020
A Georgia woman was arrested last week for allegedly posing as an FBI agent in order to get a free meal from Chick-fil-A, a report said. Kimberly Ragsdale, 47, was busted last Thursday trying to rip off the fast foot joint in the city of Rockmart, according to a police report obtained by The Smoking

Kentucky congressman defends teen accused in protest deaths

September 5, 2020
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky congressman said a teenager charged with fatally shooting two people with a semi-automatic rifle during the unrest in Wisconsin showed “incredible restraint” and acted in self-defense.Rep. Thomas Massie also told a radio interviewer on Thursday that if he were on the jury, he would vote to acquit the teenager

Accused of Calling a Black Juror ‘Aunt Jemima,’ Pennsylvania Judge Barred From Cases

March 8, 2020
A Pittsburgh area judge accused of making racist comments about a juror has been barred from hearing cases, according to a court order issued this week. Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Mark Tranquilli is accused of repeatedly referring to a black juror as “Aunt Jemima.” Tranquilli made the racially-charged references during a conversation in his…

16-Year-Old Girl Accused of Planning Attack on Black Church in Georgia

November 21, 2019
(ATLANTA) — A white 16-year-old girl is accused of plotting to attack a mostly black church in a north Georgia city, where police say she planned to kill worshippers because of their race. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church has a predominantly black congregation, Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish said in a statement Tuesday. “Our investigation…