James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the suspected Oxford High School shooter, appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing on manslaughter charges in connection with the shooting. Prosecutors requested that independent attorneys be appointed for the Crumbleys individually to avoid a conflict of interest later on in the proceedings. Prosecutors suggested that the Crumbleys desire to keep lawyers from the same law firm could be part of a plot to get a mistrial declared in the case. The judge agreed and appointed independent attorneys to each of the Crumbleys.
Ukrainian defense forces released a video showing Russian military vehicles blown to bits as soldiers run for cover. One month into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Russians are showing signs that their forces are suffering. One of Russia’s largest battleships, which was docked at a Ukrainian port under the control of Russian forces, was blown up in fiery fashion, exploding as other Russian ships retreated from the port.
A group of teens are accused of attacking and carjacking a 73-year-old woman, whose arm was severed before she died on the scene, authorities said. Linda Frickey, a grandmother of four, was leaving her job at a New Orleans insurance company when three teens surrounded her and took her out of the car. The suspect at the driver side appeared to stomp and punch Frickey while female accomplices jumped into the backseat. Sister-in-law Kathy Richard is reeling. “It’s so deliberate, cruel,” she said.
One of the kids involved in a shootout with Florida deputies last summer has been sentenced. Travis O’Brien, now 13, reportedly pleaded no contest to charges of burglary, criminal mischief, and attempted murder of law enforcement officers and was sentenced for treatment at a maximum risk program at a juvenile facility. O’Brien was 12 when authorities say he and a teen girl broke into a residence where they found weapons. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.