Indictments - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Indictments MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members and leaders of the brutal stree... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:49:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:49:00Z Mayor charged with corruption hosts cruise to pay legal fees PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor facing corruption charges has hosted a cruise to raise money for his legal fees. ( ) reports that Paterson Mayor Joey Torres charged $150 to $250 per person for a Hudson River harbor cruise Thursday evening. Torres says about 300 people attended the event.... Mon, 08 May 2017 17:27:00 GMT 2017-05-08T17:27:00Z 7 bounty hunters shot at wrong car, charged with murder NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Seven bounty hunters who descended on the wrong car outside a Wal-Mart have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the killing of an unarmed man and the wounding of another, Tennessee police announced Wednesday. The charges come after a chaotic scene in Clarksville on April 23, where police said the bounty hunters shot at ... Wed, 03 May 2017 23:55:00 GMT 2017-05-03T23:55:00Z Eagle 'chop shop' case offers window into trafficking trade PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A two-year undercover operation that led to indictments against 15 people for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds offers a rare window into the black market for eagle carcasses, feathers, parts and handicrafts, including one alleged dealer who called himself the "best feather man in the Midwest." The indictments anno... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:58:00 GMT 2017-04-28T18:58:00Z Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew on Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States that stoked fears of a rising wave of anti-Semitism. Israel's Justice Ministry said the accused was charged at a district court in Tel Aviv for thousands of cases of extortion, publishing false inf... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:38:00 GMT 2017-04-24T09:38:00Z New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new book that examines previously restricted files from the U.N. War Crimes Commission cites documents showing that Adolf Hitler had been indicted as a war criminal for actions by the Nazis during World War II before his death — contrary to longstanding assumptions. The book, "Human Rights After Hitler" by British academic Dan Ples... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:12:00 GMT 2017-04-18T22:12:00Z Judge dismisses rape charge against former 49er McDonald SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge has dismissed a rape charge against former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald after prosecutors said the woman who made the allegation refused to testify. Judge David A. Cena dismissed the charge — one count of rape of an intoxicated person — on Monday. Santa Clara County prosecutor Chris Lamiero said in a ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:50:00 GMT 2017-04-17T21:50:00Z 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT IS PENCE IS WARNING The U.S. vice president travels to the zone dividing North and South Korea and warns nuclear-armed Pyongyang "the era of strategic patience is over." 2. EX-SOUTH KOREAN LEADER INDICTED ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:06:00 GMT 2017-04-17T10:06:00Z Ex-South Korean leader Park indicted, faces trial SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. It is the latest in a series of humiliations for Park, who was driven from office by massive and peaceful popular protests. Park w... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:35:00 GMT 2017-04-17T09:35:00Z Marshals nab last of 'cocaine cowboys,' on lam for 26 years MIAMI (AP) — A quarter-century after he vanished on the eve of a major drug indictment, the last of Miami's fabled "cocaine cowboys" was in custody Thursday, nabbed on a suburban bike ride with his wife near Disney World. Prosecutors say the man living under an assumed name is Gustavo "Taby" Falcon, who was part of a homegrown drug gang that used super-fa... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:59:00 GMT 2017-04-13T19:59:00Z AP Explains: Park's fate and what happens next in S. Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's embattled former President Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday in a scandal that has set off a political firestorm and led to the arrests and indictments of dozens of high-profile figures. More drama is expected in the scandal in the weeks and months ahead. Here's what is likely to happen. PARK'S FATE... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:51:00 GMT 2017-03-31T14:51:00Z Indicted prosecutor, fighting money woes, needs a new lawyer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor has three days to find a new lawyer in a federal bribery case against him although it's unclear whether he has the money to pay anyone. District Attorney Seth Williams still declined to apply for court-appointed counsel on Tuesday and promised to have new lawyers in place by Friday. Will... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:50:00 GMT 2017-03-28T20:50:00Z Man accused of keeping women to work in strip clubs indicted ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home near Atlanta and forcing them to dance in strip clubs. The indictment returned Friday against 33-year-old Kenndric Roberts comes a day after a judge dismissed 11 of 14 charges against him and set bond at $80,000. Fulton Co... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:00 GMT 2017-03-24T19:00:00Z Man charged with hate crime for seizure-inducing tweet DALLAS (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted in Texas on a hate-crime charge after a Twitter message induced a seizure in a Newsweek reporter. A Dallas County grand jury on Tuesday indicted John Rayne Rivello of Salisbury, Maryland, on an aggravated assault charge enhanced as a hate crime. The 29-year-old already faces a federal interstate domestic violence charge. ... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:50:00 GMT 2017-03-22T01:50:00Z Prosecutor charged with taking $100,000 in gifts, trips PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's top prosecutor accepted more than $100,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips and cash, often in exchange for official favors including help with a court case, according to a bribery and extortion indictment unsealed Tuesday. The indictment caps a nearly two-year investigation into District Attorney Seth Williams' financial af... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:34:00 GMT 2017-03-22T00:34:00Z Rappers Paul Wall, Baby Bash avoid indictment on drug charge HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict Houston rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash on felony drug-related charges. The Harris County jury on Tuesday opted not to hand up indictments against Paul Michael Slayton, more broadly known as Paul Wall, and Ronald Bryant, known as Baby Bash. The rappers were arrested in December along wi... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:22:00 GMT 2017-03-21T19:22:00Z Justices won't hear Menendez appeal in corruption case NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including conspiracy, bribery and fraud against the Democratic lawmaker. ... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:46:00 GMT 2017-03-20T16:46:00Z How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security NEW YORK (AP) — Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts — and hackers are exploiting that. The Russian hackers didn't have to work very hard to break into people's email accounts, even those belonging to government off... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:31:00 GMT 2017-03-17T00:31:00Z 2 indicted, accused of cyberbullying 18-year-old to suicide GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas man and his girlfriend were indicted Thursday on charges arising from the cyberbullying of the man's ex-girlfriend until her suicide. A Galveston County grand jury indicted Andres Arturo Villagomez, 21, and girlfriend Karinthya Sanchez Romero, 22, on charges arising from the Nov. 29 suicide of Brandy Vela, Villagomez's ex-girlfriend.... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:21:00 GMT 2017-03-17T00:21:00Z Man accused of threatening Jewish centers indicted ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former journalist from St. Louis accused of threatening Jewish organizations nationwide has been indicted in New York on one count of cyberstalking. Juan Thompson's indictment was announced Wednesday in St. Louis. He's been jailed in Missouri since his March 3 arrest. A New York hearing date hasn't been set. Prosecuto... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:53:00 GMT 2017-03-16T18:53:00Z Navy bribery scandal widens as more sordid details emerge SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officers in a burgeoning Navy bribery scandal called themselves the Lion King's Harem, the Wolfpack, the Cool Kids and the Brotherhood. They scouted for others who might also accept sex, trips and other lavish perks from a Malaysian defense contractor known as "Fat Leonard" in exchange for classified information. Allegations outlined in a... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:15:00 GMT 2017-03-15T06:15:00Z Retired Navy admiral among 9 indicted in bribery case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired Navy admiral and eight other current and former military officers were bribed with sex, trips and other lavish perks, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday in a burgeoning scandal involving a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed "Fat Leonard." Retired Adm. Bruce Loveless, 53, and the others were accused of accepting the ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:54:00 GMT 2017-03-15T00:54:00Z Lawyers deny all charges against Samsung heir SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lawyers denied on Thursday all charges brought against Lee Jae-yong, the billionaire heir to Samsung, and questioned the legitimacy of the indictment in a massive corruption scandal that has ensnared the country's president. Lee's lawyers told a preliminary hearing that prosecutors are unfairly trying to create an impress... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:54:00 GMT 2017-03-09T09:54:00Z Indictment sends ripple of doubt through Baltimore cases BALTIMORE (AP) — They were just seven officers on a police force of more than 3,000, but the Baltimore detectives charged with theft, fraud and conspiracy had an outsized crime-fighting role in a city plagued by violence. The sweeping federal indictment calls into question each and every case touched by these men, with potentially catastrophic consequence... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 08:54:00 GMT 2017-03-03T08:54:00Z Jailing of officers shakes Baltimore criminal justice system BALTIMORE (AP) — They were just seven officers on a police force of more than 3,000, but the Baltimore detectives charged with theft, fraud and conspiracy had an outsized crime-fighting role in a city plagued by violence. The sweeping federal indictment calls into question each and every case touched by these men, with potentially catastrophic consequence... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:12:00 GMT 2017-03-03T01:12:00Z MS-13 gang suspects indicted in slayings of 3 teenagers CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Thursday they had captured the members of a violent street gang who killed three high school students, including two girls who were inseparable best friends and were attacked with a machete and baseball bats as they walked through their suburban neighborhood. Thirteen members of local cliques of the MS-1... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:34:00 GMT 2017-03-03T00:34:00Z Federal judge tosses SEC suit against Texas attorney general AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed claims by the U.S. government that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fraudulently duped wealthy investors before taking office, giving the Republican a key victory two months ahead of his criminal trial that carries a possible prison sentence. Paxton, who has spent most of his two years as attorne... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:54:00 GMT 2017-03-02T17:54:00Z Feds: Criminal officers stole from the innocent in Baltimore BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven Baltimore officers were so unfazed by U.S. Justice Department scrutiny of abusive policing that they kept falsely detaining people, stealing their money and property and faking reports to cover it up, according to a damning federal indictment released Wednesday. Federal prosecutors announced charges against seven officers in Baltimo... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:46:00 GMT 2017-03-01T23:46:00Z South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung's de facto chief SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. The indictment of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is a huge hit for the largest and most successful of the big businesses that... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:20:00 GMT 2017-02-28T12:20:00Z 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1. TRUMP READIES FOR PRIME-TIME SPEECH With his first address to Congress, the president gets an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. 2. HOW PYONGYANG ... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:03:00 GMT 2017-02-28T11:03:00Z