Ex-Conservative Party campaign manager appears in court to face child abuse image charges

A former Conservative Party campaign manager has appeared in court today, charged with a string of offences relating to indecent images of children.Mark Andrew Lerigo appeared at Coventry Magistrates' Court on Thursday, charged with eight counts, including distributing indecent images of children.The 49-year-old gave no indication of a plea when…

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Police describe short life of abuse, horror for Oakmont girl, 3, at hands of her family

The little girl was beaten with a wooden spoon sporting a gingerbread man design and an off-white leather belt with a gold buckle, police said.Punched in the face so hard she was knocked out, according to a criminal complaint.Thrown in a freezing cold shower. Sexually abused. Screamed and cursed at.…

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North Little Rock shooting victim dies of injuries

FILE - A North Little Rock Police Department vehicle is shown in this file photo. A victim of a North Little Rock shooting last week has died from his injuries, according to a press release from spokesman Joe Green.Ray Angelo Boyd, 52, died Thursday, the release said. A female victim…

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“Today is a happy day”: Ahmaud Arbery’s mother speaks about murder indictments

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (CBS46) -- A grand jury has issued a 9-count indictment in the Ahmaud Abery murder case.Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William ‘Roddie’ Bryan have officially been indicted on malice and felony murder charges. The grand jury in Brunswick made a quick decision Wednesday morning after being…

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Two charged in Moorhead dismemberment case may face aggravated sentences

Ethan Broad MOORHEAD — Two defendants accused in connection to the death of a teen whose dismembered body was found at a landfill in April could face aggravated sentences for their alleged crimes.The Clay County Attorney’s Office filed motions against Ethan Martin Broad, 27, of Moorhead, and Andrea Catherine Payne,…

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Colorado reopens inquiry into Elijah McClain’s 2019 death

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado governor told the state’s top prosecutor Thursday to reopen the investigation into the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man put into a chokehold by police who stopped him on the street in suburban Denver last year.Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order directing…

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100-plus people do ‘hero workout’ on anniversary of Long Beach Capt. Dave Rosa’s death

More than 100 people worked out along Bayshore to honor the two year anniversary of fallen LBFD Capt. Dave Rosa in Long Beach on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The hero workout was designed with great meaning and required great stamina. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) More than 100 people gathered…

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2 face new charges in killing of man found dumped in ocean off Dana Point

A San Juan Capistrano woman who owned the boat on which a man is believed to have been killed before being dumped into the sea is now facing a murder charge, according to a new indictment issued by a federal grand jury.Federal prosecutors now allege that Sheila Ritze conspired with…

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Anthony Blue spent more than 40 years in Maryland prisons for a crime he said he did not commit. Then came coronavirus.

That day in late April, Inez Blue stared into the video chat. Her 63-year-old brother Anthony was lying in a hospital bed, his lungs deteriorating, an oxygen mask strapped across his face.For more than 40 years, the inmate from Baltimore — blind and mostly confined to his cell — had…

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Protesters call for Justus Howell case to be reopened; Lake County state’s attorney says officer was justified in fatal shooting

LaToya Howell, wearing a white cap, hugs her daughter, True Stephens, 6, while raising her fist in the air during a protest calling on Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim to reopen the investigation into the fatal police-involved shooting of her son, 17-year-old Justus Howell, Bishop Jerome McCorry, at left,…

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