Emma Ockerman

Operation Varsity Blues

All the Parents Going to Prison in the College Admissions Cheating Scandal

Some parents allegedly photoshopped their kids' faces onto pictures of real athletes to get them into elite schools.
Emma Ockerman
10.11.19
US Justice System

He Was Sentenced to Only Two Days in Jail, a Lawsuit Says. Three Months Later, He Killed Himself in His Cell.

Robert Wayne Johnson's wife is suing a Mississippi county, saying he was held past his release date and not provided with mental healthcare.
Emma Ockerman
10.9.19
police

'Not Racist But ...' – Ex-Dallas Cop Amber Guyger Sent Sketchy Texts Months Before Murdering Unarmed Black Man

She was texting a friend and fellow cops, one of whom was her lover.
Emma Ockerman
10.3.19
vaping

The Vaping Crisis Has a New Villain: ‘Dank Vapes’

The shadowy brand has been linked to a rash of vaping-related lung illnesses in the Midwest.
Emma Ockerman
9.30.19
Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein Abused Teen for 3 Years When She Was Basically Homeless, Lawsuit Says

She's the sixth accuser who's now suing Epstein's estate to seek some kind of justice
Emma Ockerman
9.19.19
vaping

A 40-Year-Old Is Seventh Person to Die from a Vaping Illness

Tulare County, located south of Fresno, California, said it has seen at least three vaping-related illnesses
Emma Ockerman
9.17.19
Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein’s Victims Just Lost Their Battle to Get the US Government to Pay for His Cushy Plea Deal

Victims had hoped to win compensation from the government arguing their rights were violated by Epstein's 2007 plea deal.
Emma Ockerman
9.17.19
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein Might Have Taken Girls as Young as 11 to His Private Island Last Year

An air traffic controller witnessed Epstein travelling with pre-teen girls.
Emma Ockerman
9.13.19
Homelessness

Trump Reportedly Wants to Destroy Homeless Camps in California. Officials Say He Doesn’t Have a Clue.

"The president doesn’t seem to have any grasp of the homeless crisis, not only in California, but around the country."
Emma Ockerman
9.12.19
vaping

What We Know About the Vaping Chemicals That Might Be Making People Sick

Vitamin E might be the culprit.
Emma Ockerman
9.7.19

Here's Where We're at with the Rash of Vape-Related Illnesses

The bulk of the cases seem to involve patients inhaling tetrahydrocannabinol, from THC oil cartridges supposedly bought off the street or at head shops
Emma Ockerman
8.29.19
Jeffrey Epstein

'He Knows What He's Done': Epstein Accuser Says Prince Andrew Abused Her

Alleged Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre has repeatedly claimed Prince Andrew assaulted her in London and New York and on Epstein's private island.
Emma Ockerman
8.29.19
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