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Maryland officer accused of perjury and kidnapping

Nov. 24, 2021 15:19 PM EST

FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — A grand jury indicted Maryland police officer Philip Dupree on charges of kidnapping, perjury and misconduct in office. The Maryland State Prosecutor's Office said Dupree, an officer from Fairmont Heights, conducted an illegal traffic stop...

Former camp counselor accused of sexually abusing camper

Nov. 23, 2021 21:23 PM EST

OSSIPEE, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a former summer camp counselor on charges that he sexually abused a camper under 16 over three summers, from 2001 to 2003. Indictments in Carroll County were made public Tuesday on two counts of aggravated...

8 Philadelphia police employees accused of pandemic fraud

Nov. 23, 2021 14:10 PM EST

Eight civilian Philadelphia Police Department employees were indicted on charges of collecting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance they were not entitled to because they remained employed. Seven of the employees are dispatchers and one is a clerk. A...

5 Georgia officers indicted in naked man's death at festival

Nov. 20, 2021 20:57 PM EST

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury in Georgia has indicted five law enforcement officers in the 2019 death of a naked man who was pressed on the ground outside of a music festival, a prosecutor says. The Henry County Grand Jury issued the indictment involving multiple...

Police officer charged with assaulting man with stun gun

Nov. 20, 2021 18:15 PM EST

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A grand jury in Virginia has indicted a police officer on charges that he misused a stun gun on an unarmed man. The Richmond Times-Dispatch report s that a Petersburg Circuit Court grand jury on Thursday indicted Petersburg Police Lt. Jason Sharp,...

Man charged in crash that killed police officer

Nov. 20, 2021 17:45 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina grand jury has indicted a man on charges stemming from a car crash that killed a police officer last month. Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman told The News & Observer on Saturday that Dedric Romero Privette, 40, will...

Child endangerment charges for mom whose kids died in fire

Nov. 20, 2021 11:23 AM EST

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis woman whose five children died in a fire at her home while she was away has been indicted on child endangerment charges. With the indictment, the St. Clair County grand jury determined that 34-year-old Sabrina Dunigan was at...

Maryland man charged with possessing, receiving child porn

Nov. 20, 2021 10:18 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — ,A federal grand jury has indicted a Maryland man on charges of receipt and possession of child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Maryland said in a news release on Friday that the indictment charging Tyler Dean Fowler, 29, of Easton, was...

WVa pharmacist serving fraud sentence now accused of murder

Nov. 19, 2021 18:01 PM EST

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia pharmacist already serving a federal prison sentence in a fraud case has been indicted on a state charge in her husband's death. Natalie P. Cochran, 40, of Daniels, was indicted by a grand jury in Raleigh County on a first-degree...

New indictments: Alex Murdaugh stole almost $5 million

Nov. 19, 2021 17:41 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh was indicted Friday on 27 additional charges, with prosecutors saying he stole nearly $5 million in settlement money he had obtained for his dead housekeeper, an injured state trooper and other people and fees meant for his law...