Feds Step in to Prosecute Criminal Rioters in Portland as Local DA Stands Down

The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it will prosecute 74 people for crimes committed during violent protests that have occurred nightly in Portland, Oregon, since May 29. The press release for the announcement said: On many nights, after peaceful demonstrations end, various public and private buildings have been the target of vandalism and […]

Police: Mayoral Candidate Faked Own Kidnapping, Beating for Sympathy Votes

A mayoral candidate in Sumter, South Carolina, faces criminal charges for allegedly faking her own kidnapping and beating to garner publicity, sympathy, and votes. “Sabrina Belcher, 29, carried out the stunt on Facebook Live, police say, with help from 34-year-old Christopher Eaddy,” according to WIS News. Belcher, who is reportedly a Democrat, told police Tuesday night […]

Two Women Arrested for Assaulting a Wisconsin State Senator amid Protests

Two women — including a school social worker — were arrested Monday by police on charges of assaulting a Wisconsin state senator after he attempted to take photos of protesters tearing down statues, according to reports. The two women are Samantha Hamer, 26, a social worker for the Mount Horeb school district, and Kerida O’Reilly, […]