A possible cyberattack on The Philadelphia Inquirer disrupted the newspaper’s print operation over the weekend and prompted it to close its newsroom through at least Tuesday, when its staff will be covering an expensive and fiercely contested mayoral primary. Sunday’s newspaper was only available digitally as an e-edition. However, Sunday’sContinue Reading

Vice Media, the edgy digital media startup known for its provocative visual storytelling and punchy, explicit voice, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy early Monday. A consortium of Vice’s lenders, which includes Fortress Investment, Soros Fund Management and Monroe Capital, is looking to acquire the company following the filing. The groupContinue Reading

Activist investor Nelson Peltz said Thursday morning that he’s ending his proxy fight against Disney after CEO Bob Iger announced sweeping restructuring and cost-cutting plans yesterday alongside the company’s latest quarterly earnings. Peltz’s Trian Fund Management, which holds less than a 5% stake in Disney worth roughly $1 billion, hadContinue Reading

A judge with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas sentenced a Houston-area child predator Feb. 9 to 80 years in federal prison for two counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of distribution of child pornography following an investigation conducted by Homeland SecurityContinue Reading

A federal grand jury in Wichita returned an indictment charging a Kansas man with one count of sexual exploitation of a child/production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography following a Homeland Security Investigations probe. Joel Cypert, 35, of Columbus, is accused of creating sexually explicitContinue Reading

iberty Counsel received a check from the City of Boston for $2,125,000 in final settlement of the Christian flag case. When the Christian flag finally flew on the Boston City Hall Plaza public forum flagpole after five years of litigation and a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Shurtleff v. City of Boston, Liberty Counsel FounderContinue Reading

Fathom Events and Universal Pictures are bringing the original action-packed epic adventure “Conan the Barbarian” back to movie theaters for a two-night engagement this December. VIEW TRAILER HERE. Following his parents’ savage murder, young Conan (Schwarzenegger) is captured by the cold-blooded Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones) and spends the next fifteen years inContinue Reading

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested two convicted sex offenders, in separate events, shortly after they illegally entered the United States, Nov. 14. Eagle Pass agents, conducting line watch operations, encountered seven subjects attempting to avoid detection on a local ranch. All apprehended subjects were transported toContinue Reading

On November 5, Cincinnati U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 6 shipments of unapproved U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drugs. The drugs included Phenibut Hydrochloride, Botulinum Toxin, and fillers containing Lidocaine. Each one of these drugs to include Injectable cosmetic treatments, are regulated by FDA. The sixContinue Reading

A local man was sentenced in federal court Nov. 1, for his role in a sex trafficking conspiracy that involved four victims, including two teenagers following a Homeland Security Investigation (HSI), joint law enforcement partner investigation. Cory Lavell Smith, also known as “Fatz,” 28, was sentenced by U.S. District JudgeContinue Reading

A south Texas man admitted to smuggling noncitizens who were trapped in a travel trailer, following an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Corpus Christi and the U.S. Border Patrol (BP). Gaston Perez, a 40-year-old Brownsville resident, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Texas, Nov. 1, to transporting unlawfullyContinue Reading

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday that a female-only beauty pageant has the freedom to produce pageants designed to celebrate women. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent United States of America Pageants and defended the pageant’s freedom to communicate messages consistent with its values as a female-only pageant.Continue Reading

The Florida Board of Medicine Legislative Committee approved a rule on Friday that would prohibit minors from receiving puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and mutilating surgery to remove healthy male or female organs. Minors currently taking puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones would be allowed to continue if they were part of an InstitutionalContinue Reading

North Redington Beach man, Alexander Leszczynski (24) was indicted with one count of murder-for-hire and one count of obstruction of justice. According to the indictment, in approximately August and September 2022, Leszczynski, while using a facility of interstate or foreign commerce, promised to pay an individual to kill two people,Continue Reading

The latest Florida Chamber statewide poll shows Governor Ron DeSantis with a commanding 11% lead (53:42) over Charlie Crist. The lead is buoyed by strength among Hispanics, NPAs and women. Governor DeSantis benefits from 88% support from Republicans and a 17% lead (54:37) support from NPAs. Governor DeSantis also enjoysContinue Reading