Federal investigators have accessed emails of Rep. Scott Perry and Trump allies in 2020 efforts

Federal investigators have accessed emails of Rep. Scott Perry and Trump allies in 2020 efforts

CNN  —  Federal investigators have obtained access to several email accounts, a draft autobiography and other writings in which Republican Rep. Scott Perry, Donald Trump elections attorney John Eastman, and former Justice Department officials Jeffrey Clark and Ken Klukowski discussed the 2020 election, according to a newly released order in the DC District Court. The … Read more

Special Counsel Smith speeds ahead on criminal probes surrounding Trump

Special Counsel Smith speeds ahead on criminal probes surrounding Trump

Washington CNN  —  Newly-appointed special counsel Jack Smith is moving fast on a pair of criminal probes around Donald Trump that in recent months have focused on the former president’s state of mind after the 2020 election, including what he knew about plans to impede the transfer of power, people familiar with the matter tell … Read more

Eva Kaili: European Parliament VP expelled by party amid corruption probe involving Gulf nation

Eva Kaili: European Parliament VP expelled by party amid corruption probe involving Gulf nation

CNN  —  Eva Kaili, one of the European Parliament’s vice presidents, has been expelled by her political party in Greece amid a corruption probe. The Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), one of Greece’s main opposition parties, said in a statement Friday: “Following the latest developments and the investigation by Belgian authorities into corruption of European officials, … Read more

Moore County: FBI joins investigation into North Carolina power outage caused by ‘intentional’ attacks on substations as officials work to determine a motive and suspect

Moore County: FBI joins investigation into North Carolina power outage caused by ‘intentional’ attacks on substations as officials work to determine a motive and suspect

CNN  —  With no suspects or motive announced, the FBI is joining the investigation into power outages in a North Carolina county believed to have been caused by “intentional” and “targeted” attacks on substations that left around 40,000 customers in the dark Saturday night, prompting a curfew and emergency declaration. The mass outage in Moore … Read more

University of Idaho investigation: Police must protect information ‘at all costs,’ experts say

University of Idaho investigation: Police must protect information ‘at all costs,’ experts say

CNN  —  The investigation into the murders of four University of Idaho students is entering a critical stage in its third week, as police are starting to receive forensic testing results from the crime scene, law enforcement experts tell CNN. Dozens of local, state and federal investigators have yet to identify a suspect or find … Read more

Idaho college murders: Authorities say they’ve received thousands of tips in the case

Idaho college murders: Authorities say they’ve received thousands of tips in the case

CNN  —  Authorities investigating the killings of four University of Idaho students who were found stabbed to death last month say they have received thousands of tips from the public. In a Saturday update, the Moscow Police Department said it has received more than 2,640 emails to a tip web address, more than 2,770 phone … Read more

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

CNN  —  The mass shooting inside an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where five people were killed and more than a dozen were injured over the weekend is being investigated as a bias-driven crime as survivors grapple with trauma and grief following the attack. Club Q, known in the Colorado Springs area as a … Read more

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN  —  As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations on his conduct, a federal appeals court on Tuesday will hear arguments about whether it should remove what has been a notable hurdle in one of the probes. The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals will … Read more

Special counsel in Mar-a-Lago, January 6 investigations begins work with no sign probes will slow down

Special counsel in Mar-a-Lago, January 6 investigations begins work with no sign probes will slow down

CNN  —  Newly appointed special counsel Jack Smith is getting to work with no signs yet that the two investigations he now oversees around Donald Trump will slow down – despite being stuck in the Netherlands due to a cycling injury. The Justice Department notified a federal appeals court that Smith is now involved in … Read more

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Both investigations implicate the conduct of Trump, who on Tuesday declared his candidacy in the 2024 … Read more