PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The police chief in Portsmouth, Virginia, is on paid leave nearly three weeks after her department charged a state senator and several others from the city’s Black community with conspiring to a damage a Confederate monument.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/12 — Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment,
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 11/08 – Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives,
By COLLIN BINKLEY, AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) 09/13 — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores,
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 06/28 — Two U.S. marshals led a former Honolulu prosecutor out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S.
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — A narcotics agent accused of betraying his badge applied for a job with the U.S.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 05/03 — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap dance.
By ASHRAF KHALIL and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/26 — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and COLLIN BINKLEY, BOSTON (AP) 03/13 — A fast-moving college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours,
By MARK SHERMAN and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a rural Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28 million court judgment aimed at compensating six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 slaying.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) 02/21 — A Colorado man and his mother will serve life in prison without parole for murdering a witness who had cooperated with police investigating a suburban Denver marijuana store robbery.
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 02/22 — The German government pledged Friday to investigate the deportation of a Tunisian man shortly after the deadly 2016 truck rampage on a Berlin Christmas market,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/12 — Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings,
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Dongyuan Li’s business was called “You Win USA,” and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship.
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 09/01 — The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering,
By TAMARA LUSH and JASON DEAREN, Associated Press 03/26, Lawyers for the Pulse nightclub shooter’s widow said Monday that the government has revealed that his father had been an FBI informant for 11 years before the attack.