NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for April 25, 2019

Massachusetts Judge Faces A Reckoning Over Aiding ICE Detainee. A Newton District Court judge was indicted today on obstruction of justice charges after allegedly helping an illegal alien evade a waiting immigration enforcement agent by sneaking out a court house back door. Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and former trial court officer Wesley MacGregor are accused of scheming to allow the man to escape. Were the actions of the judge and the officer an abuse of power?

Texas Executes Hate Murderer After Decades of Appeals. John William King, convicted for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. -- one of the most horrific hate crimes in modern American history -- was executed by injection last night in a Texas prison after 20 years of appeals. Florida's new governor, Ron DeSantis has just signed the execution order for a serial killer on death row for 34 years. Is our appeal system broken?

Biden Finally Announces...Is he in time? After months of deliberation, former Vice President Joe Biden today announced his decision to run for president for a third time. He joins a democratic field of 20 vying for the oval office. Meanwhile President Obama's former physician says beware of aging candidates...Is Joe too old? How about Bernie Sanders?

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