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Baldwin Involuntary Manslaughter Charges

What Do Involuntary Manslaughter Charges in Rust Shooting Mean for Alec Baldwin? 

It’s been more than a year since a gunshot unexpectedly discharged on the set of the movie Rust. The shot, fired by actor Alec Baldwin, tragically hit and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Now, the actor will be charged with involuntary…
SIx year shooter

A Six-Year-Old Shot His Teacher. Who Is Legally Responsible?

Unfortunately, school shootings aren’t anything new in the United States. But what happened at an elementary school in Virginia was extra tragic and unsettling. A school shooting occurred, and the shooter was only six years old. What happens…
Evidence in the University of Idaho Stabbings

Is Evidence in the University of Idaho Stabbings Enough to Convict the Suspect?

After nine long weeks, a suspect has been arrested in the brutal killings of four University of Idaho students. Who is the suspected killer, and what evidence is there to tie him to the scene of the crime? What Happened on That Terrible…
First-Degree Murder After Fentanyl

Man Charged with First-Degree Murder After Fentanyl He Provided to Women Caused Her Death

A Florida woman overdosed on fentanyl and died. Now, the person who gave her the substance is being charged with first-degree murder. What happened, and how does Florida law define murder charges for people who provide drugs that turn out…
West Kardashian Child Support

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Settle Divorce, West To Pay $200K in Child Support

When Kim Kardashian and Kayne West announced their split, many speculated what the terms of their divorce might look like. Now, we know. Here are the terms of the divorce that include West paying $200,000 per month in child support. A Brief…
Johnny Knoxville lawsuit

Handyman Sues Johnny Knoxville Over Prank That Caused Emotional Distress 

Johnny Knoxville is known for his pranks. As the star of the “Jackass” franchise, Knoxville and his crew often perform pranks and stunts that put them in uncomfortable, embarrassing, or even dangerous situations. But one of their pranks…
Tampa Police Chief Resigns

Tampa Police Chief Resigns After Flashing Badge During Traffic Stop 

After less than a year on the job, Tampa police chief Mary O’Connor resigned. Why did a minor traffic stop on a golf cart lead to her resignation? What Happened During the Traffic Stop? On November 12, 2022, Tampa police chief Mary O’Connor…
Mac and Cheese Lawsuit

A Lawsuit Over Mac and Cheese and 400+ Other Food Lawsuits Filed by a NY Attorney

A package of instant macaroni and cheese doesn’t seem like something to lead to a lawsuit. But, a cup of noodles is now at the heart of a lawsuit filed by a Florida woman. What led to the lawsuit, and why has her attorney filed over 400…
Scooter Crash DUI

Scooter Accident Leads to Boy’s Death and DUI Manslaughter Charges

In early November, a tragedy occurred when a 10-year-old fell from a motorized scooter and was killed in Tampa, Florida. He was a passenger riding on the scooter, and the driver is facing charges for the accident. What led to the terrible…