Latest Jeffrey Epstein News

The jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself is crumbling

Sep. 23, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Inside the notorious federal jail in Lower Manhattan, small chunks of concrete fall from the ceiling. Freezing temperatures force inmates to stuff old coronavirus face masks into vents to try to stop the cold air. One cell is off-limits because the door...

Second accuser joins lawsuit against billionaire Leon Black

Sep. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A second woman has accused billionaire Leon Black of rape in claims lawyers are seeking to add to a defamation lawsuit filed against him in the spring. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, added her claims late Monday to a June lawsuit in New York...

Judge invites Prince Andrew to request unsealing of records

Sep. 16, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that his lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago, a U.S. judge said Thursday. Judge Loretta A. Preska in Manhattan said in a...

Lawyer for Prince Andrew vows he'll fight 'baseless' lawsuit

Sep. 13, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A new attorney for Britain's Prince Andrew said Monday that the royal had not been properly served with a copy of a new lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was coerced into having sex with him at age 17, and that he intends to challenge jurisdiction in the case. ...

Prince Andrew's lawyers question service of legal documents

Sep. 11, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. court will hold a pretrial conference Monday in the civil suit filed by a woman who claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her as the two sides argue over whether the prince was properly served with documents in the case. Attorneys for the woman,...

Prince Andrew served with US civil suit, lawyers say

Sep. 10, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for an American woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Prince Andrew say they have served him with legal papers in a U.S. civil suit. Attorneys for Virginia Giuffre say the documents were handed over to a Metropolitan Police officer on...

Former CBS head Zirinsky is new studio boss for docs, series

Sep. 08, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former CBS News President Susan Zirinsky is launching a studio for unscripted programming, with two 9/11-related documentaries debuting over the next two days. Zirinsky hopes the name See It Now Studios conveys a sense of urgency for younger viewers...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 01, 2021 07:14 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. August 27, 2021. Editorial: On campaign money, DeSantis doth protest too much What’s with Gov. Ron DeSantis and his spokeswoman, Christina Pushaw? Their high-volume squawking over an Associated...

US closing troubled NYC jail where Epstein killed himself

Aug. 26, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government said Thursday it is shutting down a federal jail in New York City after a slew of problems that came to light following disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide there two years ago. The federal Bureau of Prisons said the...

Feds to shutter embattled federal jail in New York after slew of problems exposed following Jeffrey Epstein's suicide

Aug. 26, 2021 18:47 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Feds to shutter embattled federal jail in New York after slew of problems exposed following Jeffrey Epstein's suicide.