By MICHAEL BALSAMO, LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/19 — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.
SAN DIEGO (AP) 09/19 — Federal authorities have charged 85 people with selling methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl through drug networks linked to Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa Cartel.
By SARA BURNETT and CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/12 — R. Kelly was arrested on federal charges that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and paying them to cover up his crimes,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/25 — A Massachusetts judge was indicted Thursday on charges that she helped a man who was living in the U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/11 — Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe.
DALLAS (AP) 04/09 — A suburban Dallas teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting an Islamic State group-inspired mass shooting at a North Texas mall.
A state judge sentenced Matin Azizi-Yarand to 20 years in prison Monday for solicitation of capital murder and making a terroristic threat,
By AMANDA SEITZ and HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/29 — City officials have ordered Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of the investigation into his report of a street attack that Chicago police say was staged to promote his career.
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 DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/09 — News that a grand jury had indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly lying to Chicago police about being attacked by two masked men may not have made much of a splash except for one thing: The lone felony count that Smollett had been arrested on last month had turned into 16.
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 TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 11/15 — Federal prosecutors have charged a white man with federal hate crimes in the killings of two African-Americans at a grocery store last month in Kentucky.
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 ERIC TUCKER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/06 — A man recently imprisoned after being convicted of shooting at police in metro Phoenix in 2016 now faces murder charges in rural western Arizona where he is accused of killing three Washington state residents during the same year.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 04/03 — One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas,
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 03/28 — A water park company co-owner accused of rushing the world’s tallest waterslide into service and a designer accused of shoddy planning have been charged in the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016.