grand jury

  • Anarchist Hacker Jeremy Hammond Summoned to Testify in Front of Grand Jury

    September 3, 2019
    Eastern District of Virginia – Imprisoned anarchist hacker Jeremy Hammond has been summoned to testify in front of a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia. It is unclear what matters the federal grand jury is investigating but it is largely presumed to…...
  • Tensions High as Far-Right Rally Tied To Threats Hits Portland

    August 17, 2019
    Portland, OR – Tensions are high in Portland as a far-right rally, whose organizers have threatened violence, is opposed by large anti-racist counter-protests. A massive police presence has saturated the downtown rally area and city officials has told people to avoid the area. Unicorn Riot…...
  • Federal Hate Crime Charges Filed In Charlottesville Car Attack

    June 27, 2018
    Washington, DC – Today the Department of Justice announced that a grand jury has returned an indictment against 21-year-old Ohio resident James Alex Fields in connection with a deadly car attack against anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017. After the neo-nazi and…...
  • DC Mayor, Police Refuse to Release Financial Records of Trump Inauguration Investigation

    January 17, 2018
    Washington, DC – Last month, on December 19, 2017, Unicorn Riot reporters filed a FOIA request for time cards submitted by Detective Greggory Pemberton during his work investigating people arrested at a protest against Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20, 2017. Both the DC…...
  • Interview: 188 Still Face Decades In Prison For Trump Inauguration Protest

    January 12, 2018
    Washington, DC – Despite the clear rejection of their first case by a jury last month, the US Attorney’s Office is continuing to seek multiple felony convictions for nearly every person swept up in a mass arrest at the ‘antifascist and anticapitalist march’ during Trump’s…...
  • 214 Indicted on Felony Riot Charges for Protesting Trump Inauguration

    March 15, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Dozens of protesters appeared in District of Columbia Superior Court on Tuesday, March 14, to face charges stemming from a mass arrest conducted by police during demonstrations on the streets of D.C. against the inauguration of Donald Trump as president on January…...
  • Hennepin County Attorney Says Jamar Clark Case Set for Grand Jury

    February 19, 2016
    UPDATE: As of Tuesday, February 23rd, County Attorney Mike Freeman has stated “a number of things were not completed and they were sent back to get done”, expanding the BCA’s investigation in Jamar Clark’s case. Freeman also stated that “new things have to be investigated”…...
  • Phil Quinn’s Murderers (St. Paul Police) Cleared by Grand Jury

    February 19, 2016
    St. Paul, MN – On Wednesday, February 18th, St. Paul police officers Joe LaBathe and Rich McGuire were cleared in the killing of Phil Quinn. During Thursday’s press conference authorities released the dashcam footage and 911 transcripts of the incident. In a bid to win…...