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Texas nurse charged with 6 counts of murder in fiery LA crash was involved in 13 prior wrecks: prosecutors
Nicole Linton, 37, of Houston, was charged on Monday with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence.
The announcement came after she allegedly barreled a Mercedes down La Brea Avenue on Aug. 4 at high speeds before running a red light and crashing into several vehicles in the Windsor Hills neighborhood, igniting a fiery wreck seen on surveillance cameras.
Prosecutors alleged that Linton had been involved in 13 car crashes — both in and out of the state of California — before Thursday’s wreck, the Los Angeles Times reported.
They noted one in 2020 involved bodily injury and two cars being totaled but did not elaborate with more information.
Those killed included 23-year-old Asherey Ryan, who was eight-and-a-half months pregnant, her 11-month-old son and Ryan’s boyfriend. Two other women, who have yet to be identified, in another vehicle also were killed. Six other vehicles were involved in the collision, including five people with minor injuries in an SUV and another driver in another vehicle, according to prosecutors. The case remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — After questions about guns, politics and COVID-19, a jury was selected Tuesday for the second trial of two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over their disgust with restrictions early in the pandemic.
The judge and lawyers settled on 18 people, including six alternates, to hear the case against Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr.
They’re on trial again after a jury in April couldn’t reach a verdict. Two co-defendants were acquitted and two more pleaded guilty earlier.
U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker repeatedly told prospective jurors that some familiarity with the case wouldn’t mean exclusion.
In 2021, Project Veritas exposed California teacher Gabriel Gipe for attempting to radicalize his students. In January 2022, school officials paid him three years’ worth of his salary for his resignation.
Gipe, who made $60,000 annually, was given $190,000 – which after taxes amount to around $100,000 – to walk away from his teaching gig after admitting that he had “180 days to turn them [his students] into revolutionaries.”
This, coupled with other statements created a fierce backlash that Natomas Unified School District couldn’t ignore. Superintendent Chris Evans explained that Gipe, who was a social studies teacher at the time, was going to be removed from the school.
The way he discussed manipulating young minds into being accepting of his radical personal beliefs could be described as “Orwellian.”
“You need propaganda of the deed — your economics — and cultural propaganda as well. You need to retrain the way people think. … Consistently focusing on education and a change of cultural propaganda. We have to hit both fronts. We have to convince people that this is what we actually need,” he bragged.
The deputies came to the home after the man called 911 twice to say a woman was being beaten by a man. While several officers responded since it was a potentially life-threatening call, only one deputy approached the home, ruining the shooter’s plans, the sheriff said.
“His intent was to kill as many Richland County deputies as he could,” Lott said.
Lott showed a hand-drawn map the shooter made of the floorplan of his parents’ home. It indicated at least four points where he could fire on deputies with outside trees and other obstructions drawn as well.
At the bottom of the map was written “dead pigs” and a smiley face.
Police announced Tuesday that they have detained a “primary suspect” in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose deaths sparked fear in Muslim communities nationwide.
Police Chief Harold Medina made the announcement on Twitter, saying that authorities had tracked down a vehicle believed to be involved in one of the slayings in New Mexico’s largest city.
“The driver was detained, and he is our primary suspect for the murders,” the tweet said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer than 1 in 3 people infected with hepatitis C are getting the expensive treatments that can cure them, according to a U.S. government study released Tuesday.
The report is distressing because it focused on those with health insurance — the group most likely to get treated for the liver infection, said one expert, Dr. Norah Terrault.
Insurance restrictions appear to be part of the reason for the surprisingly low percentage. A course of treatment can cost tens of thousands of dollars but can wipe out the infection in only a few months. It may also be that not enough primary care doctors are prescribing the medicines, perhaps thinking it should be handled by a specialist or dissuaded by the paperwork that may be required, experts said.
Dana with Andy McCarthy, Bestselling author. Contributing Editor at National Review & Fellow at NR Inst. Fox News Contributor. Former Chief Asst. U.S. Attorney with legal analysis on last night’s FBI raid of Trump’s home (Mar-A-Lago).
Sky News host Paul Murray says the left-wing media basically “slipped off their seats with excitement” when news of the FBI raid on Donald Trump broke.
“Now of course, there was no such raid on Hillary, there was no such raid on Hunter Biden,” Mr Murray said.
“But we all know that the game is different when it comes to Donald Trump.”
Former Speaker of the House Bronwyn Bishop says Trump was right to say the FBI had been “weaponised”. “I keep saying, there’s one rule for socialists and one rule for everybody else,” she said. “And Trump is everybody else.”
If you are NOT for the destruction of America, Glenn says, then you better pay attention to our federal government’s HUGE accumulation of power.
The FBI raid on Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago late Monday was a ‘MASSIVE MOVE,’ with implications that stretch far beyond simple dislike for the former president.
So what IS the far-left’s endgame? What are they hoping to accomplish, and will they stop at NOTHING to destroy President Trump?
In this clip, Glenn reacts to the FBI raid and gives his thoughts on those questions plus more…
Former Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker joined ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss why he classifies the raid on Trump’s home as a ‘misallocation of resources.’
‘Is America Becoming a Banana Republic?’ Farage Expresses ‘Shock’ at ‘Appalling’ Raid on Trump’s Home
Brexit architect and political commentator Nigel Farage has expressed his “shock” at last night’s FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago on Monday morning, an action the veteran populist firebrand described as “appalling”.
This is a sentiment that Farage has expressed emphatic agreement with, with the GB News commentator saying that the raid shows that the American establishment is “very, very scared of Donald Trump”.
“No former president has ever been treated like this,” Farage said during a Tuesday morning interview with GB News, with the former Brexit Party leader emphasising that even former disgraced President Richard Nixon, who was caught spying on his Democrat colleagues, was never this harshly treated.
“They’re scared he’s going to come back, his party will storm the midterms, and he’s coming back to the White House in ’24,” he continued.
George Washington University Law School professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley questioned why Attorney General Merrick Garland would not have proceeded with a special counsel before green-lighting the raid.
According to Turley, the potential appearance of politicization would have warranted an impartial investigation, which could have been done with a special counsel.
“Well, it’s a breathtaking moment to have a raid like this on a former president and potentially the future opponent of the current president,” he said. “My first reaction beyond shock is that it is baffling how this raid would occur, but Merrick Garland decided not to appoint a special counsel. If there was evidence that supports a warrant, and apparently a federal judge found that evidence, why didn’t Merrick Garland ask for a special counsel to be appointed? You know, people like Archibald Cox and others are celebrated because we appointed a special counsel to look into Nixon. Why? It was because we wanted to assure the American people that an investigation would not be political, would not be influenced in that case by Nixon himself.”
Monday, on the heels of news that former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, FL was raided by the FBI, Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz criticized the raid as “misconduct.”
According to Dershowitz, a raid is the method of last resort, and the onus will be on the Biden administration to show justification, or anything obtained in the raid would be suppressed.
“The raid is supposed to be a last resort,” he said. “But this administration has used the weaponization of the justice system against its political enemies. It has arrested people, denied them bail, put them in handcuffs – used all kinds of techniques that are not usually applied to American citizens. I just hope this raid has the justification. If it doesn’t have the justification, the materials seized in it will be suppressed.”
Florida judge who approved FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago once represented Jeffrey Epstein’s employees: report
Reinhardt’s ties to Epstein’s employees were first reported by the Miami Herald after he became a magistrate judge in 2018. He reportedly told the paper that those he represented included Epstein’s pilots, his scheduler, Sarah Kellen, and a woman Nadia Marcinkova.
Trump announced on Monday that his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida was “under siege” by a “large group” of FBI agents conducting a search warrant.
Michael Tabman, former head of the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office, told Fox News Digital on Monday that an FBI raid on the home of a former commander-in-chief and one who has indicated that he might run again is “unprecedented.”
“We just haven’t investigated presidents after they’ve served their term,” Tabman said. “But it is a huge move by the FBI in that the political sensitivities are clear.”
California’s death row houses 687 inmates, twice as many as Florida and three times the number in Texas. Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon is committed to reducing that number, seeking to resentence at least 15 death row inmates to life without parole.
“The reality is a death penalty doesn’t make us safer. It is racist. It’s morally untenable, its irreversible and expensive,” Gascon claims. “And it’s not just off the table going forward. I am committed to resentencing those currently on death row to life in prison.”
“His office is telling families, don’t worry, nothing really changes. If that is the case, why do it?” asks Cady. “The sentence that the judge imposed essentially is going to be meaningless if these people are then entitled to get a parole hearing based on the elder or youthful parole law.
After a brief conversation with the 29-year-old victim, police say one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and shot him in the chest and abdomen.
The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area 2 Detectives at 312-747-8271. Anonymous tips can be submitted at CPDtip.com.
Police have identified three people who were killed, including the suspect, during an apparent murder-suicide at a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Edgewater on Monday evening.
Erica Hoffman, 33, and Ian Greenfield, 59, were killed during the stand-off at the ‘Bridge the Gap’ meeting on North Ridgewood Avenue. The shooter has been identified as 49-year-old Quinton Francis Hunter “Rags.”
On Tuesday, police held a news conference to discuss new details discovered during the investigation.
Just after 7 p.m. on Monday, Edgewater police officers responded to 515 N. Ridgewood Ave. where witnesses said a man had entered the facility and shot one man before taking a woman hostage.
Today we begin with America’s crime wave. Crime rates are up in many cities around the country, and it seems like every week there are new examples of horrific violence, committed by people who should have been in prison.
The alleged New York subway shooter Frank James is reported to have had a lengthy criminal history, including making terroristic threats. The alleged mass shooter in Sacramento, California, who killed six and injured 12 — Smiley Martin — had a violent record including domestic violence and assault. There’s an ongoing debate over where blame lies. Today we investigate whether “Soft on Crime” policies could be at fault or if that’s a figment of political imagination.
From rampant smash-and-grab crimes, to the woman pushed in front of a subway in New York City, from teens hijacking cars with babies in them, to shocking attacks on the street, senseless crimes captured on camera seem to provide hard evidence of a national crime wave.
The e-commerce giant announced it will acquire the company for $1.7 billion in an all-cash deal, taking control of one of its competitors following Amazon’s release last year of Astro, its own “smart” home assistant, which can move between rooms in a home and recognize faces.
But the purchase said Robert Weissman, president of the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, “is not just about Amazon selling another device in its marketplace.”
“It’s about the company gaining still more intimate details of our lives to gain unfair market advantage and sell us more stuff,” he said.
“With Ring, Alexa and now Roomba, Amazon tracks EVERYTHING that happens inside your house (even who visits you),” said economist and entrepreneur Raoul Pal.
Laura Ingraham discusses the FBI raid on Trump’s Florida home and what this overreach means for Americans on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’
Donald Trump has released a campaign ad-style video on his Truth Social platform only hours after the FBI raided his Florida home where he vows to his supporters to “not give up” and the “best is yet to come”.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday dodged a question about the FBI’s Monday search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home during a Kentucky press conference.
“I’m here to talk about the flood and recovery from the flood,” McConnell, R-Ky., said when asked about the raid.
McConnell was in his home state after floods recently hit the eastern part of his state, killing dozens. President Biden and Jill Biden even visited the state Monday in the wake of the natural disaster.
The minority leader’s refusal to talk about the search warrant served on Trump’s private home comes as Senate GOP leadership has been slower than their House counterparts to comment on the raid.
McConnell did not respond to Breitbart News’s request for comment on the shocking incident, nor has he released a public statement about the historic raid at the time of publication.
The GOP leader has not commented or demonstrated concern about this historic precedent at a time when Trump may mount a comeback campaign against President Joe Biden in 2024.
Three GOP senators in leadership positions have issued public statements condemning the raid, including Senate Republican Conference chair John Barrasso (R-WY), National Republican Senatorial Committee chair Rick Scott (R-FL), and Senate Republican Conference vice chair Joni Ernst (R-IA).
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the biggest stars of the left, is facing a centrist challenger in her Minnesota congressional primary on Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats will choose a nominee for an open House seat who will likely make history as the first woman representing the state in Congress.
Another key race is unfolding in western Wisconsin, where Democratic Rep. Ron Kind ’s retirement after 26 years in office opens up a seat in a district that has been trending Republican. Among the candidates running in the Republican primary to replace Kind is a former Navy SEAL who attended the “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021, which preceded the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Minnesota is also holding a special election to fill the remaining months of Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn ’s term after his death earlier this year from cancer. And voters will be picking nominees for a full term representing the largely rural, Republican-leaning district.
The FBI raid of Mar-A-Lago is the most defining moment of the Joe Biden presidency. It was a political performance against Trump.
On Tuesday’s ‘National Report’, Sean Spicer predicts that the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago guarantees that former President Donald Trump will run again in 2024.
On Tuesday’s ‘National Report’, Kansas Senator Roger Marshall responds to the raid on Mar-a-Lago by the FBI.
On Tuesday’s ‘John Bachman Now’, Arizona Gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake sounds off on the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago.
Republicans are sounding off on the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago. National Correspondent Mike Carter speaks with Trump supporters and detractors outside of Trump Tower in New York City.
“I WILL MAKE SURE THESE TYRANTS PAY THE PRICE”: Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) vowed to hold the “Department of Injustice” accountable for raiding former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home. “Preserve your documents and clear your calendars, Democrats,” she warned.
Fox News contributor Joe Concha sounds off on the implications of the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.
Former CIA officer Buck Sexton on the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago on ‘Jesse Watters Primetime.
Former White House official Steve Bannon joined ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ to weigh in on the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home.
Dana Loesch on the FBI raiding Mar-a-Lago: “This is just nothing more than Democrats trying to settle political scores.”
Dana Loesch on the FBI raiding Mar-a-Lago: “This is just nothing more than Democrats trying to settle political scores, like it has been from the very beginning. This is a dangerous game they’re playing.”
Eric Trump: “There is no family in American history that has taken more arrows in the back than the Trump family.”
Eric Trump: “There is no family in American history that has taken more arrows in the back than the Trump family.”
Fox’s Bongino: ‘This Is Some Third World Bulls*&% Right Here’; The FBI Has Shredded Any Credibility They Had Left.
“This guy Garland goes after parents. He goes after Republican state legislatures, he goes after states he disagrees with their abortion positions, he doesn’t do a thing to protect the border, which is compelled by the Constitution. Nothing.
So let’s be clear. Newt is right, they are all right. This is the worst attack on this republic in modern history. Period.”
The arrest of Shahbaz Gill, chief of staff at Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf opposition party, was quickly condemned by party officials, including Khan, who took to Twitter to denounce Gill’s arrest.
“This is an abduction, not an arrest. Can such shameful acts take place in any democracy? Political workers (are) treated as enemies. And all to make us accept (a) foreign-backed government of crooks,” he tweeted..
The charges against Gill carry up to a death sentence if he is found guilty.
Gill’s arrest came a day after he appeared on the country’s ARY news channel and spoke at length about the current political situation. In it he urged troops up to the brigadier level not to accept any illegal order from the top military leadership.
Local residents reported hearing 12 explosions coming from the base. Russian officials said the explosions were caused by the detonation of several ammunition stores.
The base is home to a Russian naval strike aircraft, as well as a training ground for Russian pilots.
Ukrainian social media was abuzz with speculation that the Ukrainian military had struck the base, but Ukrainian officials did not confirm any attack.
If the explosions were indeed the result of a Ukrainian strike, it would mark the first major strike against Russian forces in Crimea — which has served as a base for the Russian Black Sea fleet even before the 2014 annexation — and a significant escalation in the fighting.
1) Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid asserts that Israel had achieved all of its objectives during Operation “Breaking Dawn.”
2) A heavy gunbattle between Israeli forces and top terror elements in the West Bank result in the elimination of two top Hamas and Fatah field commanders.
3) The United Nations commends Egypt for preventing the outbreak of a full-scale war between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
“The hand that reaches for any of this wealth will be severed,” Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon, said during televised remarks in Beirut Tuesday, according to Radio France Internationale (RFI).
The warning comes as the U.S. has intensified efforts to resolve the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon, two countries that have been in an official state of war for over 70 years. Both countries claim an over-300-square-mile stretch of the Mediterranean Sea subject to ongoing negotiations. Lebanon argues that the Karish gas field Israel claims is part of its internationally recognized waters.
Negotiations over the disputed region, which resumed in 2020 after stalling out during the 2006 war between the two countries, have picked up as Lebanon seeks to claw out of one of the worst economic crisis in its history. The country sees access to the offshore gas reserves as key to its recovery, with Nasrallah’s comments coming as Lebanon awaits a response from Israel to an offer to resolve the dispute that was submitted to U.S. mediator Amos Hochstein last month.
New Virus in China With Animal to Human Transmission;Taiwan Foreign Minister: China May Launch a War
Taiwan’s top diplomat worries China may launch a war against Taiwan. But he adds that Beijing’s threats to Taiwan—with the Chinese military extending drills and encircling the island—are achieving the opposite effect.
A new lockdown mandate is in place for China—this time in a tourist destination. Tens of thousands of travelers are stuck in one of the country’s top vacation hubs.
At the same time, a new virus has emerged in China. Research shows it’s transmitted from animals to humans. Experts believe it could be lethal, though no death reports have come up so far.
Washington has sold 6 million barrels of oil from its emergency stockpile, all going to a company tied to Beijing.
In this episode, I address the outrage at Mar a Lago last night.