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Trump Asks Court to Dump Grand Jury Report

Filing seeks to quash finding, remove district attorney from case

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump's lawyers went to court Monday in Georgia, seeking to suppress a grand jury's findings about possible election interference and remove the prosecutor from the case. Citing the Fifth and the 14th Amendments of the Constitution, as well as provisions of Georgia's constitution, the...

Cops Say as They Searched for Porn, He Was Staring at It

Alan Neil Thur of Georgia wasn't exactly sly, authorities say

(Newser) - It wasn't hard to find child pornography during a search of a Georgia man's home, according to police, because he was looking at it on his computer. After receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that 75-year-old Alan Neil Thur had uploaded child...

Jurors Say Trump Sought Special Session of Georgia House

But state's Republican House speaker took the wind out of his sails

(Newser) - Members of the grand jury that investigated alleged election-meddling in Georgia say then-President Trump called then-Georgia House Speaker David Ralston as part of his effort to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state. Jurors tell the Atlanta-Journal Constitution that they heard a recording of the call, in which Trump...

Opioid Distributors That 'Turned on the Faucets' Win Big Case

Plaintiffs lose complaint in Georgia in which they'd sued distributors as if they were drug dealers

(Newser) - A trio of opioid distributors emerged victorious at a Georgia trial on Wednesday, in the first lawsuit from private individuals against pharma companies that made it to trial. Per Reuters , the verdict was handed down in Glynn County Superior Court in favor of Cardinal Health, McKesson Corp., and the regional...

Georgia Grand Juror Unnerves Some With Revelations

Emily Kohrs discusses secret proceedings and hints at Trump indictment

(Newser) - After eight months of closed-door proceedings, the forewoman of a special grand jury in Georgia apparently was ready to talk, though some legal experts don't think that was a good idea. In a series of interviews, Emily Kohrs has provided an inside look at Fulton County's investigation into...

Cop in Georgia Charged With Murdering Girl, 16

Susana Morales' body was found in the woods

(Newser) - A Georgia police officer who was fired on Monday had the charges against him upgraded Wednesday to felony murder and kidnapping in the death of a 16-year-old girl who disappeared in July last year. On Monday, 22-year-old Miles Bryant was charged with concealing a death and false report of a...

Parts of Grand Jury Probe Into Georgia Vote Are Released

Panel suggests some Trump allies be charged with perjury

(Newser) - A grand jury in Georgia thinks allies of Donald Trump are guilty of perjury and should be prosecuted. That's one of the takeaways after parts of the panel's investigation into efforts by Trump and his supporters to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state were released on...

Judge Hands Down Big Ruling on Georgia Grand Jury Report

Fulton County judge opts to release parts of report involving probe into Trump, allies on 2020 election

(Newser) - A judge has ordered the release of parts of a report produced by a special grand jury that investigated efforts by former President Trump and his allies to overturn his narrow 2020 election loss in Georgia. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney announced the decision on Monday, three weeks...

DA: Decision on Charges 'Imminent' in 2020 Election Case

Georgia grand jury's report on Trump case is staying private for now

(Newser) - The Georgia grand jury investigating whether Donald Trump and his allies committed crimes in the state after the 2020 election completed its work earlier this month—but Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, the lead prosecutor, wants its final report to stay private for now. At a hearing Tuesday, she...

At Young Thug Trial, a 'Hand-to-Hand Drug Transaction'

Prosecutors claim rapper was handed a Percocet by co-defendant right in court

(Newser) - The judge overseeing Young Thug's racketeering and conspiracy trial in Georgia claimed last week that someone hid marijuana in shoes brought to court for one of the 14 co-defendants, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . It was apparently the start of a trend. On Tuesday, the mother of defendant and rapper...

Report Released in Fatal Georgia Football Crash

Speed was a factor in Sunday crash that killed Devin Willock, driver Chandler LeCroy

(Newser) - University of Georgia football recruiting analyst Chandler LeCroy was speeding when her SUV ran off the road and crashed early Sunday , killing LeCroy and player Devin Willock, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt. LeCroy's Ford Expedition "failed to negotiate a left curve, resulting in the vehicle striking a...

Here Are the Worst States in America for Drivers

And the best, per WalletHub's ranking, which puts Hawaii in last place

(Newser) - Whether we get behind the wheel for leisurely cruising, for our daily commutes, or to take care of errands, American drivers have long contended with traffic, potholes, fluctuating gas prices, and the other annoyances. WalletHub wanted to see which states were better to drive in than others, and it looked...

4 Members of Same Family Killed in Alabama Tornadoes

They lived in 2 separate houses on the same road

(Newser) - Four of the people killed in tornadoes in Alabama last week were members of the same family. Robert Gardner Jr., 70, and Deanna Marie Corbin, 59, lived at one house on Sandy Ridge Road in Prattville, and Christopher Allen Corbin Jr, 46, and Tessa Celeste Desmet, 21, lived at another...

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Woman Finds Out Why You Shouldn't Skip Jury Duty

Potential juror in Young Thug trial ordered by judge to write 30-page essay, with 20 sources

(Newser) - A potential juror in Young Thug's trial who skipped the start of jury selection could've been held in contempt of court and faced a fine, jail time, or both. Instead, a judge in Fulton County, Georgia, came up with a much more old-school, Bart Simpson-like solution: have the...

Trump's Legal Fate in Georgia Now Lies With Local DA

Fulton County DA Fani Willis to decide on indictment based on grand jury report

(Newser) - The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work, bringing the case closer to possible criminal charges against Trump and others. Per the AP , Fulton...

His Weapons in Public Caused Panic, but the Law Is Murky

'New York Times' takes a look at ongoing case of Rico Marley, arrested in a Georgia grocery

(Newser) - Nearly two years after a heavily armed man sparked panic in an Atlanta supermarket, Georgia’s justice system is still trying to figure what laws the man broke, if any. The New York Times follows up on the case of Rico Marley, who was 22 when he was arrested in...

Cops: Robbery Suspect Fled, Home Alone Moment Ensued

Gainesville police say slipped on a patch of ice as he was trying to flee a botched robbery

(Newser) - An alleged armed robber was foiled in the early hours of Christmas Day in what police say was like a scene from Home Alone. Police say Luis Sajbocho-Ordonez concealed himself behind a business in Gainesville, Georgia, which has been experiencing unusually low temperatures, and demanded cash from an employee who...

Outrage After Maternity Nurses Share Their 'Icks' on TikTok

Emory University Hospital Midtown refers to 'former employees' in statement

(Newser) - Complaining about your job with co-workers is pretty typical, but four labor and delivery nurses who made a TikTok video airing their gripes may have lost their jobs over it. NBC News reports the nurses at Emory University Hospital Midtown made a video in which they sounded off about what...

He Got Custody of His Young Daughter, Then Fatally Shot Her

Angel Ahearn's grandmother is now slamming Tennessee's child services

(Newser) - Six years ago, Angelique Ahearn's mother was killed in a Halloween car crash in Tennessee, and since the accident, her maternal grandmother, Monica Dunning, had fought for custody of the girl. Now Dunning is furious at the state's Department of Children's Services after Angel's father, who...

Raphael Warnock Wins Georgia Runoff Election

Democratic senator beats Herschel Walker

(Newser) - Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Biden’s term and helping cap an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the last major vote of the year, the...

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