Colorado shooting

Teen Who Allegedly Opened Fire on Denver-Area School Charged with Murder and Arson

Devon Erickson, 18, has been charged with 48 criminal offenses, including for first-degree murder, arson, and theft.
Tess Owen
college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman and 13 others plead guilty in college admissions scandal

"Operation Varsity Blues” has ensnared 50 people.
Emma Ockerman
Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle's alleged murderer is facing the threat of life in prison

The suspect, Eric Holder, was charged with murder Thursday.
Tess Owen
R. Kelly

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to all 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse

He spent the weekend in jail because he couldn't make bond.
Rex Santus
Opioid Crisis

OxyContin maker didn't want to tell doctors how addictive the drug was, report of secret testimony shows

The 337-page deposition offers a rare glimpse into how aggressively Purdue Pharma marketed OxyContin.
Emma Ockerman
Noisey News

Rihanna Is Suing Her Dad

The singer claims her father has been misusing her name to conduct business without her knowledge.
Kristin Corry

Trump administration can't ask if someone is a citizen on the 2020 Census, federal judge rules

Secretary Ross "violated the public trust," the judge wrote in his ruling.
Rex Santus

A judge ruled Obamacare is unconstitutional. Here's what that means for you.

The nation’s health program, also known as Obamacare, isn’t going away anytime soon.
Emma Ockerman

A Massachusetts judge may have helped a twice-deported fugitive escape ICE agents in her courtroom

A federal grand jury is investigating whether a Massachusetts judge helped a fugitive escape her courtroom, according to the Boston Globe.
Emma Ockerman

"As a man, who cannot get pregnant": Federal judge strikes down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Judge Carlton Reeves is so over the state of Mississippi.
Carter Sherman
Criminal Justice

What 'Serial' Gets Alarmingly Correct About Being Black in America

As a queer Black Clevelander, the podcast's new season investigating criminal justice in Cleveland clarifies a lifetime of racist interactions with police.
Prince Shakur
Fyre Fest

Fyre Festival founder facing up to 75 years in prison with new guilty plea

Billy McFarland stole more than $100,000 while out on bail for charges related to his Fyre Fest scam.
Gabrielle Bluestone