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ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump’s legal defense in his Jan. 6 indictment appears to be taking shape, according to recent comments by his attorney John Lauro. Lauro, in a media blitz on Sunday, raised multiple points of contention with special counsel Jack Smith’s case, whose central allegation isRead More →

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Rapper Tory Lanez was sentenced to 10 years in prison without the possibility of parole on Tuesday after he was convicted of felony assault for shooting and injuring hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion in July 2020. Lanez, 31, who was convicted on Dec. 23, 2022Read More →

Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (NEWPORT NEWS, Va.) — The 6-year-old boy accused of shooting his first-grade teacher, Abby Zwerner, during class in Newport News, Virginia in January allegedly admitted to doing so that same day, according to newly released court documents. Probable cause documents, provided to ABCRead More →

ABC News (NEW YORK) — At least two people have been killed by severe weather that slammed the East Coast. Marquin Russell, 28, died after he was struck by lightning in Florence, Alabama, on Monday, according to police. Evan Kinley, 15, died after being hit by a falling tree outside hisRead More →

Christa Owen (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Charges were filed against three white boaters who allegedly assaulted a Black ferry co-captain, sparking a racially charged melee at Riverfront Park in Montgomery, Alabama, on Saturday night that was captured on bystander videos that went viral. Montgomery Police Department Chief Darryl Albert identified the victimsRead More →

ABC News (NASSAU, Bahamas) — A Georgia mom accused of plotting to kill her estranged husband while vacationing in the Bahamas is set to be released on $100,000 bail on Wednesday. Lindsay Shiver, a 36-year-old mother of three, was arrested last month and arraigned on murder conspiracy charges. She and twoRead More →

Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg via Getty Images (GRAND CANYON VILLAGE, Ariz.) — President Joe Biden visited Arizona on Tuesday to tout climate investments and designate a new national monument. Nearly a million acres of land near the Grand Canyon will become Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni, or the Ancestral Footprints of the Grand CanyonRead More →

Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has replaced his presidential campaign manager, Generra Peck, with his gubernatorial office’s chief of staff, James Uthmeier, several sources have confirmed to ABC News. Sources also confirmed to ABC News that Peck will remain on the campaign as chief strategist. Peck’sRead More →