New York Times reporter subpoenaed to testify in murder trial

June 27, 2018
In 2016, New York Times reporter Frances Robles was subpoenaed to testify in the murder trial of Conrado Juarez, whom Robles interviewed in jail in 2013. Robles fought the subpoenas, but the New York Court of Appeals — the highest court in the state — upheld the subpoenas on a technicality in a ruling on June 27, 2018. If Robles refuses to comply with the subpoena, she could be held in contempt of court and put in jail.In October 2013, …

Former CIA agent accused of sending classified information to WikiLeaks

June 18, 2018
Joshua Schulte, a former NSA and CIA staffer, was indicted on multiple Espionage Act charges on June 18, 2018, for allegedly leaking sensitive CIA files to WikiLeaks.On March 7, 2017, WikiLeaks began publishing classified documents that detailed hacking tools and techniques used by the CIA. Later that month, as part of an investigation into the leak, federal agents raided Schulte’s apartment and seized his computer.On August 24, 2017, Schulte was arrested on federal child pornography charges, after federal investigators discovered …

WABC reporter Tim Fleischer punched by stranger in New York City

April 10, 2018
Tim Fleischer, a reporter for WABC’s Eyewitness News, was punched in the face by a stranger while he was conducting in an interview in Queens, New York, on April 10, 2018.According to the New York Daily News, Fleischer was filming a segment in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens, when a man ran up to him and socked him in the face around noon.The man was arrested soon after the attack and charged with assault and harassment. Fleischer was taken …
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