Appeals court halts Texas execution of man convicted of double homicide

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with... Read more »

New York coroner ‘confident’ Epstein’s death was suicide: New York Times

(Reuters) – New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking... Read more »

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier’s estate this week

(Reuters) – Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent... Read more »

Epstein found dead in jail, was not on suicide watch

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was being held without... Read more »

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

(Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in... Read more »

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

(Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York on a federal sex-trafficking indictment, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis... Read more »

Brazil police recommend no charges for Neymar in rape case

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian soccer player Neymar speaks during an interview with Reuters in Praia Grande, Sao Paulo state, Brazil July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian... Read more »

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student

(Reuters) – A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will... Read more »

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta speaks at the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) 2019 legislative conference in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon WASHINGTON (Reuters)... Read more »

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges involving girls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young... Read more »