Tom Winter

Tom Winter

NBC News Correspondent for Investigations. Focused on Police, Courts, Corruption, Cyber Security, and Counter-terrorism stories in the Eastern U.S.

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NEW: Facebook (Meta) and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District or New York settle lawsuit which accused Facebook of allowing housing companies to tailor their ads based on sex, race, religion, familial status and a host of other FHA protected backgrounds.

NBC News: "There's compelling evidence that the law enforcement response to the attack at Robb Elementary was an abject failure and antithetical to everything we've learned over the last two decades since the Columbine massacre," McCraw told lawmakers.

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Happy Father’s Day to all you fellow dads out there.

NEW: Texas DPS Director says they don't believe anyone ever tried to see if the door to the classroom in Uvalde, TX was unlocked and he says there's "no reason to believe" that the door was ever locked.

McCraw: "The only thing stopping a hallway of dedicated officers from (entering rooms) 111 and 112 was the on-scene commander who decided to place the lives of officers before the lives of children. The officers have weapons, the children had none."

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NEW: The Houston Police Department says they've identified one of their officers, an 18 year veteran of the department, as having penetrated the Capitol last Wednesday. Chief Art Acevedo says there is a "high probability" the officer will face federal charges.

Gov. Cuomo really letting Sen. Mitch McConnell have it. He says that New York State contributes $116 Billion more to the federal budget than it takes from it whereas Kentucky takes more from the federal government than it puts in by more than that amount.

BREAKING: 18 former NBA players have been arrested and charged federally for defrauding the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan out of approximately $4,000,000, law enforcement officials say. Reported by @jonathan4ny  and me.

NEW: Using bold letters, CISA (which is part of DHS), says, "there is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised." A full throated response to unverifiable allegations raised by the President and his allies about votes.

UPDATE: For the second time, it appears the information initially provided by Texas law enforcement officials was wrong. The shooter was not stopped by the first officer that encountered him. And he wasn't pinned down but rather appears to have locked himself in a classroom.