Articles by Michael Kosnar


nbcnews.com Dec 06, 2021

Justice Department closes inquiry into murder of Emmett Till, finds no proof accuser lied
Michael Kosnar

A federal investigation that re-examined the murder of Emmett Till ended Monday after the Justice Department failed to find proof that a key figure in the case lied, a senior level law enforcement official said. Till, a Black teenager from Chicago, was brutally beaten and shot in the head in 1955 af . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 22, 2021

Darrell Brooks, 39, in custody following deadly crash in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Michael Kosnar

At least five people were killed when the vehicle tore through a Christmas parade in the Milwaukee suburb on Sunday, leading to the detention of suspect Darrell Brooks, 39. Brooks has a decadeslong criminal record that includes arrests for drugs, battery and domestic abuse, records showed. Brooks ha . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 04, 2021

Analyst who worked on Steele dossier arrested as part of Trump-era DOJ investigation
Michael Kosnar

An analyst who worked on the so-called Steele dossier — the salacious, largely unverified collection of former President Donald Trump's links to Russia — was arrested on a federal indictment Thursday, a senior Justice Department official confirmed to NBC News. Igor Danchenko, who's been described as . . .

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nbcnews.com Mar 21, 2021

No evidence yet of federal hate crime in Atlanta-area spa killings, officials say
Michael Kosnar

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nbcnews.com Mar 05, 2021

Former State Department aide arrested in connection with Capitol riot
Michael Kosnar

A former State Department aide during the Trump administration has been arrested in connection with the pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to an FBI spokesperson and documents. It appears to be the first criminal case connected to a member of the Trump administration stemming from the Jan . . .

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