Harassed by guards and extorted by inmates, Jeffrey Epstein shared suicidal thoughts at NYC federal jail
NEW YORK – Before he died by suicide, Jeffrey Epstein got an early taste of hell. The multimillionaire sex offender was extorted by inmates and ignored by staff as he became increasingly suicidal, Metropolitan Correctional Center inmates told the Daily News in exclusive interviews. “He was saying he’s going to kill himself because the government is trying to kill him anyway,” one inmate recalled. Shocking details about Epstein’s one-month stay behind bars in lower Manhattan were corroborated by the niece of Efrain “Stone” Reyes, who was the last inmate to share a cell with the multimillionaire...
New York Daily News
Threat against Wayne Co. canvasser leads to federal charges for N.H. woman
DETROIT — Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed charges against a New Hampshire woman accused of texting threats to the chairwoman of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers following the presidential election and sending photos of a bloody mutilated female body. Katelyn Jones, 23, a former Olivet resident who lives in Epping, was charged with threatening violence through interstate commerce following an FBI investigation that probed lingering fallout from President Donald Trump's defeat and baseless allegations about voting irregularities. The criminal complaint and an FBI affidavit filed in feder...
The Detroit News
NC judge receives rare censure for allowing harassment and threats in his office
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A member of North Carolina’s second highest court was publicly disciplined Friday for contributing to a “toxic work environment” in his office in which his female clerks were sexually harassed, subjected to profane language and threatening behavior, and publicly demeaned. In a rare move, the North Carolina Supreme Court censured Appeals Court Judge Hunter Murphy for failing to stop the behavior of his executive assistant before misrepresenting it to investigators. By doing so, the state Supreme Court ruled, Murphy helped foster a work atmosphere that spilled out of his office...
The Charlotte Observer
Facing threats and harassment, health department directors across Missouri have left jobs
PARK HILLS, Mo. — Amber Elliott took over as director of the St. Francois County public health department in January, excited to take the position after serving five years as assistant director and a communicable disease nurse for the department.Elliott was looking forward to tackling issues such as opioid addiction, lead poisoning and childhood trauma with her staff of nearly two dozen employees.She did not expect that within a few months her small health department about an hour south of St. Louis would be overwhelmed with fighting a pandemic. But what has been even more surprising are the t...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch