Georgia Election Investigation
Here’s Your Scorecard to Track the Many Criminal Trials Facing Former President Trump

Georgia prosecutors add a fourth criminal case to Trump’s legal woes. Wisconsin’s fake electors are mentioned.

Trump Indictment Capitol Riot Courthouse
Trump Is Arraigned on Felony Charges of Trying to Steal the 2020 Election—with Help from Several Wisconsin Supporters

The former president pleads not guilty while adding another hearing date to a burgeoning legal calendar involving three criminal cases—with the possibility of a fourth on the way.

Trump Fake Electors Papers
Consequences Keep Coming For Those Who Tried to Overturn 2020 Election

Trump reveals receiving a letter from special counsel Jack Smith informing the former president he is the target of an investigation that has included interviews with Wisconsin election officials.

E. Jean Carroll, second from right, arrives at Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, May 9, 2023, in New York.  A jury in New York City is set to begin deliberations in a civil trial over Carroll’s claims that Donald Trump raped her in a luxury Manhattan department store. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Trump Found Liable of Sexual Abuse and Defamation in Civil Rape Trial

A jury awarded magazine writer E. Jean Carroll $5 million in compensatory and punitive damages. Since this was a civil case, however, the former president will not face jail time.

FILE - Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Nathan Donald Pelham, 40, a Texas man who agreed to surrender on charges from taking part in the U.S. Capitol riot, but later that day fired a gun toward sheriff's deputies who went to his house in response to a welfare call, was arrested Tuesday, April 18, federal prosecutors said Thursday, April 20, 2023.  Pelham, 40, allegedly fired the shots from his rural home on April 12, the same day he was told he was charged with four misdemeanors for allegedly participating in the Jan. 6 attack. In addition, he was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, prosecutors said.
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Here’s Where the Jan. 6 Criminal Proceedings Stand

As of March, about half of the more than 1,000 people charged have pleaded guilty and 445 defendants have been sentenced, according to the Justice department.

Paranoia and Guns Mix Together in New Wave of Shootings

Knocking on a door, turning your car around in a driveway, or chasing a ball into your neighbor’s yard can get you shot now, apparently. 

Shootout Deaths of Two Officers Prompt Renewed Calls for ‘Red Flag’ Laws

More than 80%of Wisconsinites support a process where someone determined to be a threat to themselves or others could temporarily lose access to their guns via a court order. Suspect had previously threatened to kill cops.