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A new video shows another Black man in custody pleading, 'I can't breathe,' before his death

  • John Elliott Neville, 56, of Greensboro, also can be heard telling officers, "Let me go!" and "Help me!" and calling out, "Mama!" during the episode a day after his December 1 arrest.
  • The five corrections officers and the nurse who attended to Neville leading up to his death have been charged with involuntary manslaughter by Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O'Neill.
  • While in custody at the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Center, he experienced an unknown medical emergency while he slept that caused him to fall out of his top bunk to the floor, O'Neill said last month during a news conference.
  • The nurse can be heard telling him to "stay relaxed," and Neville continues to struggle and yell, "Help me, somebody!
  • Neville became unresponsive at some point while officers were attempting to remove the handcuffs, according to an investigation report from the Forsyth County Medical Examiner.

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Former Angels official faces federal drug charge related to the overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs

  • He died by choking on vomit after using drugs and alcohol, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office.
  • The Drug Enforcement Administration's investigation also found that Kay allegedly regularly dealt pills of fentanyl -- dubbed "blue boys" for their blue coloring -- to Skaggs and others in the Angels organization at the stadium where they worked, affidavit in support of the criminal complaint alleges.
  • CNN has reached out to an attorney for Eric Kay as well as the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office for a comment but did not immediately hear back.
  • However, last year, Kay's attorney, Michael Molfetta, confirmed to CNN that the former team spokesman was cooperating with the DEA.
  • The Angels said the organization has worked with law enforcement and hired an independent investigator to look into Skaggs's death.

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First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy

  • Country music singer and NRA board member Craig Morgan has resigned, sources with knowledge of the matter tell CNN, and NASCAR team owner Richard Childress stepped down on Monday.
  • The departures are the latest to roil the organization's leadership, which has seen several members resign in recent weeks amid the controversy over NRA spending and the forced resignation of former NRA President Oliver North.
  • But Childress, along with North, previously raised concerns about the amount of money the NRA was spending on outside lawyer William Brewer and his firm Brewer Attorneys & Counselors, according to documents obtained by CNN.
  • Last week, Julie Golob, a professional sport shooter, announced that she will not be finishing her full three-year term as an NRA board director, and three NRA members from the more than 70-member board resigned after raising concerns about reports of lavish spending and mismanagement by LaPierre, The Washington Post reported.

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New York Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve National Rifle Association

  • New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association, alleging that insiders violated the state’s nonprofit laws by illegally diverting tens of millions of dollars from the group through excessive expenses and contracts that benefited relatives or close associates.
  • The extraordinary move against the nation’s largest gun-rights group comes after an 18-month investigation by Ms. James.
  • As a nonprofit registered in New York since its founding in 1871, the NRA is regulated...

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American Darknet Vendor and Costa Rican Pharmacist Charged

  • A dual U.S.-Costa Rican citizen and a Costa Rican citizen, both of whom reside in Costa Rica, were indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for their illegal sales of opioids on the darknet.
  • The indictment alleges that Pate illegally purchased narcotics, including OxyContin and morphine pills, primarily from Fung, a pharmacist in Costa Rica.
  • Pate then sold these narcotics on numerous darknet markets, including Silk Road and AlphaBay, in exchange for bitcoin.
  • The indictment further alleges that Pate’s darknet sales involved him sending bulk shipments of narcotics in pill form from Costa Rica, often concealed in tourist souvenirs such as maracas, to co-conspirator re-shippers in the United States.
  • Pate would then send the re-shippers a list of customer orders, which included customer’s names, the customer’s shipping address, and the quantity of pills they purchased.
  • The Justice Department’s Office of International Affairs and Costa Rican authorities provided assistance.

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New York Times: Prosecutors subpoenaed Trump's bank in criminal inquiry

  • Four people familiar with the inquiry told the newspaper that Deutsche Bank was subpoenaed last year for financial records that Trump and the Trump Organization provided the bank.
  • The bank complied with the subpoena and provided the Manhattan district attorney's office with financial statements, records and other materials, two of the people familiar told The Times.
  • Last month, lawyers for Trump had filed an amended complaint seeking to block the state grand jury subpoena to Trump's long-time accountant Mazars USA for eight years of personal and business records by arguing the subpoena was "wildly overbroad" and issued in bad faith.
  • Michael Cohen, Trump's former personal attorney, told Congress in 2018 that he believed Trump artificially inflated the value of some of his assets in dealings with insurers and banks.
  • The district attorney's office interviewed Cohen as part of its Trump investigation at least three times last year, CNN has previously reported.

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DA wants bond revoked after ex-officer charged in Rayshard Brooks case takes Florida trip

  • Rolfe is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy's parking lot in Atlanta on June 12.
  • Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard argued Tuesday that Rolfe violated his bond by traveling to Florida without notifying the state of his plans before he left, according to a court motion.
  • The DA's office said it did receive an email from the defendant's attorney notifying the state that Rolfe traveled to Florida for vacation on August 3.
  • But ankle monitoring company records showed Rolfe had left his address on August 2, at 6:58 a.m. to begin his trip to Daytona Beach.
  • Video footage from the night of the his death shows 27-year-old Brooks being handcuffed in the Wendy's parking lot, then grabbing an officer's Taser and running away.
  • Brooks points the Taser over his shoulder at an officer who shoots several times.

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Chad Daybell case can proceed to trial, judge rules

  • In June, law enforcement officials found the remains of Tylee Ryan, 17, and JJ Vallow, 7, on rural property in Fremont County, Idaho, belonging to Daybell, who is married to the children's mother, Lori Vallow.
  • Vallow was charged in March with two felonies after a deadline to turn over her children to authorities passed.
  • Madison County Prosecuting Attorney Rob Wood said Daybell helped hide evidence in that case.
  • Authorities have not said how the children died and no one has been charged with killing them.
  • Authorities in June used pings from the cell phone of Vallow's now-deceased brother, Alex Cox, to pinpoint potential search areas on Daybell's property.
  • Vallow had already been jailed on two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of children and three misdemeanor charges.
  • Last month, prosecutors added the same charges as Daybell, but she has not appeared in court on those counts.

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