Video in apparent Epstein suicide attempt is lost, US says

NEW YORK (AP) — Video footage of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell on a day he survived an apparent suicide attempt “no longer exists,” federal prosecutors told a judge Thursday. ...

Mueller probe witness considers child sex trafficking plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is expected to plead guilty to charges of child sex trafficking and possessing child pornography. ...

Worker help sought to combat Super Bowl human trafficking

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To combat human trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to...

Man who claimed to be missing boy gets 2 years in prison

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who claimed to be a child who disappeared at age 6 pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft and was sentenced to two years in prison, minus time served. ...

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Ricky Gervais mocks Hollywood with explicit jokes at Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ricky Gervais kicked off the Golden Globes by telling the audience his fifth time hosting would be his last, then proceeded to deliver an expletive-laced skewering of Holl...

Man arrested after claiming to be missing child due in court

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge will hear next week whether a plea deal has been reached in the case of a 24-year-old man authorities say claimed to be a long-missing child. U.S....

Woman sues Epstein estate, says she was 14 during encounter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman who says she was 14 when she had a sexual encounter with financier Jeffrey Epstein at his mansion sued his estate in Florida court on Monday for coercion, inflic...

House asks for documents in Epstein probe from DOJ

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — House Democrats asked for documents from federal prosecutors and Florida law enforcement officials on Friday as part of a probe into how financier Jeffrey Epstein received...

Sheriff drops work-release program Jeffrey Epstein once used

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff is dropping a work-release program that allowed wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to visit his office most days while staying at the county jail a dec...

Inmate's suicide shows need for reforms, advocates say

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The final two months of Cachin Anderson’s life in New York’s prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headf...

Man claims to be Detroit boy reported missing since 1994

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A man has told police that he may be a Detroit boy reported missing by his mother at a suburban shopping mall a quarter-century ago. The man, whose name has not...

Epstein lawyer disappointed women won't give up lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein's estate said Wednesday he is disappointed that women who say the financier sexually attacked them aren't suspending lawsuits to join a special compensatio...

Prince Andrew’s accuser asks UK public for support

LONDON (AP) — The woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 is asking the British public to support her quest for justice. Virgi...

In published letter, Epstein’s judge urges prison reform

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who denied bail for financier Jeffrey Epstein before he died is urging the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and the Justice Department to study prison conditions nationwide and make nece...