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Prison guards who SLEPT through Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse suicide charged with conspiracy and falsifying records

Two prison workers who allegedly slept through notorious sex predator Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide were arrested and charged with falsifying jail records to cover up their failure to check on the prisoner as he died in his cell. Tova Noel and Michael Thomas face federal charges in connection with the lapse in guarding their high-profile prisoner,…

Comedian Andy Dick charged with groping driver

LOS ANGELES—Andy Dick pleaded not guilty on Friday to one count of misdemeanor sexual battery stemming from an incident last year in which he allegedly groped a ride-share driver in West Hollywood, the L.A. County district attorney’s office confirmed. If convicted of the crime, which allegedly occurred on April 12, 2018, the comedian could face…

Alabama grandmother charged in overdose death of her toddler grandson, investigators say

An Alabama grandmother has been charged over the overdose death of her 19-month-old grandson, who allegedly ingested drugs while in her care and died, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Investigators said the toddler with his grandmother, Michelle Lee Light, 44, in the Sylvan Springs neighborhood in western Jefferson County on July 2018; the boy ingested the opioid…

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy

Federal prosecutors have charged financier Jeffrey Epstein with crimes related to sex trafficking of underage girls, according to reports, more than a decade after he dodged similar charges with a plea deal. Epstein was arrested in New Jersey on Saturday night and is due in federal court on Monday to hear the charges. He will…