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Proud Boy barred from protests after beating gets jail time

Oct. 20, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A member of the far-right Proud Boys has been sentenced to six months in jail after authorities say he violated probation by attending a protest in Portland. Tusitala “Tiny” Toese was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail, according to the Multnomah County District...

FILE - Audrey Strauss, acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photo of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell during a news conference, July 2, 2020, in New York. Transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, should be released as soon as possible, a judge ordered on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.  U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska said the transcripts of two days of depositions in 2016 of the British socialite and related documents along with the deposition transcript of an anonymous accuser should be released publicly as soon as is practicable. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Judge OKs release of Ghislaine Maxwell transcripts

Oct. 20, 2020 6:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein must be released by Thursday morning, a judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska's order allows the public release of transcripts of two days of...

Baby who was found in dumpster is released from hospital

Oct. 20, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An 8-month-old girl found abandoned in a New Haven dumpster last week has been released from the hospital. New Haven police said the baby, who is recovering from burns to her hands, was released Tuesday to members of her family. The girl was found in a dumpster outside a New Haven...

Ex-student teacher gets prison for nude photos to students

Oct. 20, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

LAMAR, Mo. (AP) — A former student teacher in southwestern Missouri has been sentenced to four years in prison for sending nude photographs of herself to three 13-year-old male students of hers back in 2017. Emily Edson, 39, was sentenced last week to four years for each of three counts of sexual...

Mother, boyfriend get maximum prison time in toddler's death

Oct. 20, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia mother and her boyfriend have been sentenced in the beating death of the woman's 2-year-old son. John Colan Powers, 47, and Candice Jones, 32, both of Green Valley, were charged in the August 2018 death of Jones’ 2-year-old son, Joseph Garbosky III. Judge Mark...

Former Winthrop University officer charged in child attacks

Oct. 20, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police officer has been fired and arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting children, news outlets reported. Charles Eugene “Chuck” Price, 48, of Rock Hill was charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a child dating back to...

Former Marshall football player sentenced for child porn

Oct. 20, 2020 4:25 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall football player has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for sending videos of children engaged in sexual conduct to an undercover FBI agent. Jeremiah Taylor, 32, of Huntington was sentenced in federal court for distributing child pornography, U.S....

Court says Epstein's ex-girlfriend's testimony can be public

Oct. 19, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A British socialite’s testimony in a lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse activities can be made public, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its conclusions in a series of orders it released regarding 2016...

FILE - This July 8, 2015, file photo shows the main gate to Paramount Studios on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Authorities have arrested a sexual assault suspect on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff with police. The man who was arrested early Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, 36-year-old Bryan Gudiel Barrios, works on the studio lot but it is not clear if he is a contractor or employee of Paramount Pictures.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Suspect arrested on Hollywood studio lot after standoff

Oct. 19, 2020 1:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities arrested a sexual assault suspect early Monday on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff with police, officials said. The suspect, 36-year-old Bryan Gudiel Barrios, works on the studio lot but it is not clear if he is a contractor or employee...

Autopsies set on 2 Mississippi inmates who died in hospitals

Oct. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says autopsies will be done on two inmates who died last week in Jackson hospitals. The department said in a news release Saturday that Charles Bates, 66, died Friday at Merit Health Central and Thaddeus Antwon Scales, 44, died Thursday at the...