By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/14 — Jurors convicted a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on federal bribery and fraud charges Tuesday in a trial that further exposed the state capital’s culture of backroom deal-making.
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 03/14 — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence,
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) 03/08 — Prosecutors say a Kentucky man who made five Molotov cocktails to blow-up a school has been sentenced to 20 years in prison,Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 03/07 — A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/13 — Baltimore’s latest police corruption saga could be tough to sell as a TV crime drama, short on heroes and too extreme to attract loyal viewers.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 02/10 — A man in the United States illegally was convicted Friday of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate.
By MARI YAMAGUCHI and KEN MORITSUGU, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 01/22 — More than two decades after poison gas attacks in Tokyo’s subways killed 13,
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 01/13 — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning”
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/11 — The highest-ranking member of a Mexican cartel to ever surrender to U.S. authorities has pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges,
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) 01/11 — A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz” has been sentenced to three years in prison for doing just that.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 01/03 — A politically prominent Florida eye doctor could get more than 30 years in prison for stealing $100 million in one of history’s largest Medicare frauds.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 12/24 — Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday announced pardons or sentence reductions for some 150 convicted criminals,
By JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 11/20 — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles.
CHICAGO (AP) 11/16 — Prosecutors plan to vacate the convictions of 15 men who claim a corrupt Chicago police sergeant manufactured the evidence that landed them in prison.Read more »
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/08 — The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 11/07 — A Japanese court on Tuesday sentenced a 70-year-old woman to hang for the deaths of her husband and two other former partners,
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 10/19 — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder.
By The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a co-worker was convicted of first-degree murder Friday for the 2014 attack that one witness said was “something that people shouldn’t have to see.”
RISHABH R. JAIN and MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press ROHTAK, India (AP) 08/28 — A judge on Monday sentenced a popular and flamboyant Indian spiritual guru to 10 years in prison on charges of raping two female followers.
GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 08/28 — A male nurse who was convicted of killing patients in Germany with overdoses of heart medication is now believed to have killed at least 86 people — and the true scale of the killings could be even larger,