Prosecutors: Capitol cop told Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence

A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter’s involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer, Michael A. Riley, is accused of tipping off someone who participated in the riot by telling them to remove posts from Facebook that […]

Bounty hunter fatally shoots wanted man in Texas, sheriff says

A bounty hunter shot and killed a 24-year-old wanted man in Texas Monday evening, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted that a “fugitive recovery agent (bounty hunter)” was searching for a person wanted for felony domestic violence who attempted to flee in a vehicle at an apartment complex […]

Brian Laundrie’s lawyer calls Gabby Petito’s death a ‘tragedy’ after coroner says she was strangled

Brian Laundrie’s lawyer, Steven Bertolino, called Gabby Petito’s death a “tragedy” on Tuesday after Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said that her homicide was caused by “manual strangulation.” Petito’s remains were found on Sept. 19 in Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest about three to four weeks after she was killed, Dr. Blue said.  Her former […]