Trump’s Save America PAC paying legal bills for witnesses in Mar-a-Lago probe

washington CNN — Donald Trump’s PAC Save America has paid the legal fees for additional Trump aides and allies that federal investigators have subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury in the investigations surrounding the former president, sources close to CNN tell CNN. folder. The political action committee paid more than $120,000 to the law … Read more

US Secret Service accuses Chinese government-linked hackers of stealing $20 million in Covid relief

CNN — Hackers linked to the Chinese government have stolen at least $20 million in US government coronavirus relief funds, a US Secret Service spokesperson told CNN on Monday – the first time the agency has connected the Covid-19 fraud to hackers affiliated with a foreign government. The hackers looted unemployment insurance funds and Small … Read more

Athena Strand: Texas school districts encourage students to wear pink in honor of 7-year-old after a FedEx driver was charged in her kidnapping and killing

CNN — Several school districts in Texas are encouraging students to wear pink Monday in honor of Athena Strand, the 7-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped outside her home and killed last week. More than 20 school districts, including the Paradise Independent School District in the county where Strand disappeared, are taking part in the … 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

CNN — With no suspects or announced motives, the FBI joins the investigation into power outages in a North Carolina county that were allegedly caused by “intentional” and “targeted” attacks on substations that left about 40 000 customers in the dark on Saturday evening, causing a curfew and declaration of emergency. The massive outage in … Read more

Tampa police chief placed on leave after flashing badge during traffic stop

CNN — Tampa Police Chief Mary O’Connor has been placed on administrative leave after body camera footage taken during a traffic stop last month revealed she told a deputy that she “hoped you’d let us go tonight” and flashed her badge. O’Connor was a passenger in a golf cart, which was pulled over for driving … Read more

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

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

Arizona Secretary of State seeks investigation of Republicans who balked at certifying election

CNN — The Arizona Secretary of State’s office on Friday asked state and local prosecutors to investigate and take enforcement action against two Republican officials who hesitated to certify their county’s election results within the legal deadlines. . In the dismissal letter, state Chief Electoral Officer Kori Lorick said Cochise County Supervisors Tom Crosby and … Read more

Connecticut police find man charged with killing his 11-month-old daughter

CNN — A fugitive accused of the “heinous” murder of his 11-month-old daughter last month was found and arrested on Friday, Connecticut police said. In November, authorities obtained an arrest warrant for Christopher Francisquini, 31, charging him with murder under special circumstances and risk of harm to a minor after the dismembered remains of his … Read more

Idaho student killings: As police release a series of confusing statements on the case, here’s where the investigation stands

CNN — As many University of Idaho students returned to campus this week, the police investigation into the stabbing deaths of four of their peers continued — but not without confusion over a key detail of the case. Nearly three weeks after the students were found stabbed to death in an off-campus house on Nov. … Read more

Richard Allen’s attorneys say he has “nothing to hide” in death of two Indiana teens

CNN — Lawyers for the suspect in the 2017 murder of two teenage girls in Delphi, Indiana, said in a statement Friday that their client “has nothing to hide.” ” Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, will make ‘a vigorous legal and factual challenge’ to the charge that an … Read more