Legal group files class action lawsuit on behalf of advocacy group and migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard

Legal group files class action lawsuit on behalf of advocacy group and migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard

CNN — Lawyers for Civil Rights, a non-profit immigrant advocacy group that represents more than 30 of the nearly 50 migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Alianza Americas and other migrants, according to a news release from the organization. Two planes carrying nearly 50 migrants – mostly from … Read more

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard say they were misled in lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis

Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard say they were misled in lawsuit against Gov.  Ron DeSantis

A group of Venezuelan migrants on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in federal court against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Florida officials who took credit for flying them to Martha’s Vineyardalleging that they were lured onto flights through gifts and false offers of jobs and services. Three migrants from Venezuela represented by civil rights attorneys … Read more

Woman sexually assaulted by Cleotha Henderson is suing City of Memphis

Woman sexually assaulted by Cleotha Henderson is suing City of Memphis

The woman who police say was abducted and sexually assaulted by Cleotha Henderson in 2021 is suing the City of Memphis, accusing the Memphis Police Department of not investigating the sexual assault adequately and with due diligence. The woman filed suit Tuesday in Circuit Court in Memphis, saying she suffered “physical and emotional injuries,” which … Read more

Advocates for migrants who were sent to Martha’s Vineyard sue Ron DeSantis | Ron DeSantis

Attorneys representing the Venezuelan migrants and refugees allegedly duped into flying to the wealthy island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts have filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit against the Florida governor and other state officials. Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR), a Boston-based legal advocacy group, filed the lawsuit on Tuesday challenging what it called the … Read more

Update: Orange Co NC teens Lyric Woods, Devin Clark homicides

READ MORE Death investigation of Lyric Woods & Devin Clark Two missing teens were found dead with gunshot wounds in Orange County near Hillsborough. Here is coverage of the investigation. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office announced a suspect Tuesday in the deaths of two teenagers who were found with gunshot wounds outside Hillsborough on Sunday. … Read more

Sheriff investigates DeSantis’ migrant flight as attorneys sue, claiming trip was manipulative

Sheriff investigates DeSantis' migrant flight as attorneys sue, claiming trip was manipulative

A Texas sheriff said Monday he was opening a criminal investigation into Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ migrant flight to Martha’s Vineyard as the stunt continues to draw criticism from Democrats and even some Republicans and DeSantis defends what he calls a protest of border policies. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar announced the probe on Monday … Read more

Feeding Our Future founder among 48 people charged in $250 million federal food aid fraud scheme

Feeding Our Future founder among 48 people charged in $250 million federal food aid fraud scheme

The director of the Feeding Our Future nonprofit and 47 other people were charged Tuesday in what federal prosecutors say was a “massive scheme” to defraud the government of more than $250 million meant to feed needy children during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news conference, US Attorney Andrew Luger described the scheme as the … Read more

Special master in Trump document probe signals intent to move quickly

Special master in Trump document probe signals intent to move quickly

The independent arbitrator tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home Said Tuesday he intends to push briskly through the review process and appeared skeptical of the Trump team’s reluctance to say whether he believed the records had been declassified. “We’re going to proceed with what I … Read more

Special master in Mar-a-Lago case appears skeptical of Trump ‘declassification’ claims

Special master in Mar-a-Lago case appears skeptical of Trump 'declassification' claims

The special master appointed to review documents federal agents seized at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate appeared doubtful Tuesday about Trump’s contention that he had declassified the various top secret and other highly sensitive documents found there. The special master, Senior US District Judge Raymond J. Dearie of New York, had asked Trump’s attorneys … Read more