Darrell Brooks, 40, received six consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole on Wednesday for driving an SUV through a crowd at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade last year, killing six victims and injuring 61 others.
After losing her fight to have her convictions overturned for her role in Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking operation, but at least getting 10 years knocked off her potential maximum sentence, Ghislaine Maxwell was moved out of solitary confinement last week.
Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all counts on Friday in connection with the deadly shooting of two men and the injury of a third with a semi-automatic rifle during tumultuous racial justice rallies in Wisconsin in 2020.
For those who missed it, Forbes magazine, once owned and managed by the swashbuckling Malcolm S. Forbes Sr., who was an ardent capitalist as well as the Republican candidate for Governor of New Jersey in 1957. His namesake and son, Malcom S. Forbes Jr., known as “Steve” matched his father’s devotion to capitalism and effectively championed the Kemp, Reagan, and Trump tax cuts.
(StarTribune) Jurors convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday of all the counts filed against him — second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter — in the death of George Floyd, who died after being pinned under his knee for more than nine minutes last May.