Feds seized records, phone of former Michigan House leader
A former leader of the Michigan House had his phone seized as part of a federal investigation that involved grand jury subpoenas, search warrants and bank records, according to court documents. The details were disclosed in a lawsuit against Rick Johnson and his wife, Janice, over fees charged by the Grand Rapids law firm Secrest Wardle. The firm sued the Johnsons in 2021, saying they had failed to pay $7,500 for legal work performed in the fall of 2020 in connection with the case “United States v. Johnson.”news.yahoo.com
Rain complicates explosion investigation on far Southeast Side
Rain has complicated an investigation into an explosion that killed four people on the Southeast Side over the weekend. SAFD said Sunday that “the blast site became flooded with rainwater that required pumping out before investigators could continue.”
Jan. 6 hearings live updates: The House select committee to kick off hearings in prime time
Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is holding its first hearing after months of meeting behind closed doors. The panel has promised "previously unseen material" about the insurrection and will detail the "coordinated, multi-step effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and prevent the transfer of power," it said.
A White off-duty deputy says he shot a Black man who jumped on his truck. Data implies otherwise.
A deputy sheriff in North Carolina is accused of fatally shooting a men he says jumped on his truck. A witness says the man was crossing the street. The truck and the body show no signs of impact, investigators said.washingtonpost.com
‘This has been a bipartisan failure’: Lawmakers call for investigation of Dominican Republic sugar industry
The lawmakers cited an investigation by The Washington Post and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists that described how the family of the late former president of one of the Dominican Republic’s largest sugar companies turned to South Dakota in 2019 to finalize four new trusts. The trusts contained shares of the sugar company, Central Romana and personal wealth worth $14 million.washingtonpost.com
‘He will always be our baby,’: Family is seeking justice for 21-year-old after fatal shooting
SCHERTZ, Texas – A family is sharing the legacy of their loved one after he was shot and killed at a Schertz apartment complex on Friday. Junel Jeffrey, an Army officer and the aunt of 21-year-old Jerod Jeffrey, said everyone loved her nephew. “He was well-loved by his entire family and he loved us all equally,” Junel said. “What is interesting about him is that he had this ability to make family wherever he went,” Junel said. “He grew up in Miami, where my family first settled after we got here from Jamaica.
New York AG appoints attorneys to lead Cuomo investigation
New York AG appoints attorneys to lead Cuomo investigation Two attorneys were appointed Monday to investigate sexual harassment allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. State government officials have also called for Cuomo to resign. CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan reports on the latest updates in the investigation. Then, coauthor of Politico's New York Playbook Anna Gronewold joins CBSN's Elain Quijano to discuss the Cuomo investigation.cbsnews.com
Investigations intensify into assault on U.S. Capitol
Investigations intensify into assault on U.S. Capitol More than six weeks after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the investigation into how it happened and who was involved continues to turn up new information. CBS News reporter Cassidy McDonald joins "CBSN AM" with the latest.cbsnews.com
Law enforcement prepares for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration
Law enforcement prepares for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration The Department of Justice's inspector general is opening an investigation into law enforcement's preparation and response to the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The investigation comes as law enforcement officials ramp up security in the nation's capital amid growing threats of violence between now and Inauguration Day. CBS News' Natalie Brand has the latest from Capitol Hill.cbsnews.com
Texas Department of Public Safety asking for public’s help in solving 1979 homicide of 7-year-old girl
The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1979 homicide of 7-year-old Elizabeth Barclay. Barclay was killed by a 30 to 35-year-old man who kidnapped her when she was out with her brother and friend, according to officials. Barclay’s remains were found on the side of a road in Van Zandt County, police said. According to Texas Public Safety, the case was reopened about a year ago by Texas Rangers. They are asking for anyone with any information on the suspect to come forward.
Georgia police investigated for firing at car carrying kids
Nobody was injured by the gunshots in Waycross near the Georgia-Florida state line, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. The vehicle stopped and the three younger children got out and ran and the officer began to follow them. A car full of unarmed children,” Dominique Goodman Sr., who identified himself as the children’s father, told WJXT-TV. Goodman said the children were coming home from Walmart when an officer began following them in his patrol car. He said the younger children got out and tried to run home to alert him and he stepped outside after hearing them screaming.
Suspect identified in fatal stabbing of Comal man, police say
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – The Comal County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in a fatal stabbing that happened on Sunday, and apprehended a suspect in the case. “Deputies with the Comal County Directed Deployment unit located the vehicle described as a gold Toyota Camry traveling on FM 2673 in Startzville. Davis was taken into custody and transported to the Criminal Investigation Division for questioning, the Sheriff’s Office said. The Sheriff’s Office said Davis confessed to the stabbing and is currently being held at the Comal County Jail. The investigation by Detectives with Comal County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers is ongoing.
Investigation underway after man found dead on side of roadway in Comal County, officials say
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – A death investigation is underway in Comal County after sheriff’s deputies said they found a man, deceased, on the side of the roadway. The man is believed to be in his 40′s, has dark hair and was wearing a dark colored shirt, shorts and shoes, according to CCSO. Death Investigation On today’s date just after 10:00am deputies with the Comal County Sheriffs Office responded to the... Posted by Comal County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, June 28, 2020Justice of the Peace Judge Mike Rust was called to the scene and ordered an autopsy for the deceased man. A death investigation is underway by the CCSO and the Texas Rangers. RELATED: Family of 6 found dead in SUV at home in Stone Oak, San Antonio police say
Harlandale ISD leaders discuss latest developments in TEA investigation
SAN ANTONIO – Nearly three years after the Texas Education Agency opened an investigation into the Harlandale Independent School District, the case is now making its way before the district’s new leadership. A TEA investigation opened in 2017 found that he had mishandled contracts. The school board was also accused of violating the Open Meetings Act, but the TEA found it was not as severe as presented. In December, Gerardo Soto took over as the superintendent of Harlandale ISD. KSAT’s Tiffany Huertas was at a Harlandale meeting Tuesday night, where community members didn’t hold anything back.