Emily Shugerman, The Daily Beast

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Recent articles by Emily:

Two Attorneys Charged in Molotov Cocktail Attack on NYPD Van

The Princeton-educated attorney and human rights lawyer face up to 20 years in prison. → Read More

The Latest Coronavirus War Is the ‘COVID-19 Surcharge’

Businesses are being forced to walk back pandemic price hikes after a social-media backlash and violent threats. → Read More

She Tried to Escape Her Ex—but the Courthouse Was Closed

Domestic violence victims are trapped by coronavirus, as this victim found out the hard way. → Read More

Comedian, Actor and Mockumentary Master Fred Willard Dies Aged 86

Willard gave scene-stealing performances in “Austin Powers,” “Anchorman” and “This is Spinal Tap.” → Read More

Hospitals Are Restarting Elective Procedures. Workers Say They Aren’t Ready.

Some health-care workers are concerned about safety—including a lack of PPE and having to reuse masks—as hospitals resume elective surgeries put on hold during the pandemic. → Read More

An Amputated Leg, Bedsores: COVID-19’s Trickle-Down Effect in Coal Country

Patients in Appalachia are cut off from desperately needed health-care services—and suffering. → Read More

‘Very, Very Scary’: Officials Dumbfounded as Florida Beaches Reopen, 3 Days After Death Spike

“This move is so dumb that I had to make sure it wasn’t fake news,” one city commissioner tweeted. “You guys, it isn’t fake news.” → Read More

Prison Kitchen Worker Helped Two Wisconsin Inmates Escape: Cops

Police have arrested Columbia Correctional kitchen employee Holly Zimdahl in connection with the escape of two inmates. → Read More

‘It’s Never Been Like This’: Coronavirus Deaths Overwhelm New York Funeral Workers

New York funeral home and cemetery directors say they are barely coping now with coronavirus—and it’s only getting worse. → Read More

Coronavirus Heroes Are Getting Tossed From Their Homes by Scared Landlords

Anna Jones* had just finished her shift at St. Rose Hospital in Las Vegas, where she works as an emergency room nurse, when she received an email from her landlord labeled, “Quick Action Needed.” Her landlord—a quiet, older woman who lived downstairs from Jones and her husband—informed her that she would need to vacate the premises within 24 hours. The reason, she said, was COVID-19. “I don’t… → Read More

One Mask Only: Coronavirus Docs and Nurses Forced to Make Terrifying Compromises

“I’m not worried about getting [it.] I’m assuming that I will.” → Read More

One Mask Only: Coronavirus Docs and Nurses Forced to Make Terrifying Compromises

“I would feel terrible if I found out I was the person who brought it into three different nursing homes.” → Read More

Pregnant Women Turn to Home Births to Escape Virus

“Would you want to go to a hospital right now? It’s pretty terrifying.” → Read More

Cop Charged With Murder of Wife Who Reported Domestic Abuse

Michael Perrault told police his wife shot and killed herself during an argument after she reported him for allegedly hitting and shoving her. → Read More

She Reported Her Cop Husband for Domestic Violence. Now She's Dead.

“He says it’s a suicide, but we’re looking at it with the utmost scrutiny,” the sheriff told The Daily Beast. → Read More

Trump Just Hired Jeffrey Epstein’s Lawyers

The men who helped Jeffrey Epstein walk free in a sweetheart plea deal—and allegedly abuse again—are now on Trump's high-powered legal team for his impeachment trial. → Read More

Police Conduct ‘Death Investigation’ at Home of Missing Florida Family

Police have not commented on the whereabouts of the Todts, whom relatives reported missing last week → Read More

The Women’s March Tries to Repair the Damage. Is It Too Late?

After a year of shrinking crowds, power struggles and allegations of anti-Semitism, a new board is hoping to get the movement back on track. → Read More

Pair Behind Debunked Planned Parenthood ‘Baby Parts’ Videos Will Stand Trial

A judge ruled David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt must stand trial to face felony invasion of privacy charges for filming a Planned Parenthood conference in 2015. → Read More

Houston Shaken by ‘Cold-Blooded’ Killing of Pioneer Sikh Sheriff’s Deputy

Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal was shot in the back of the head following a routine traffic stop, authorities said → Read More