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Former tribal official under indictment faces more charges

Nov. 15, 2019 6:41 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is facing more charges. Randy Anderson of Conehatta is already accused of defrauding a tribal government. Now the 46-year-old Choctaw faces a superceding indictment accusing him of committing an abusive...

2 indicted on murder charges in firefighter's death

Nov. 15, 2019 4:54 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the death of a Florida firefighter. Court records say a Broward County grand jury formally charged 19-year-old Torrey Holston and 20-year-old Jose Garcia Romero on Thursday. Prosecutors haven’t decided whether...

US: Detective broke ranks, helped expose brutality cover up

Nov. 14, 2019 9:14 PM EST

For more than a year after a Long Island police chief slugged a handcuffed man who stole sex toys and other items from his department SUV, federal investigators found themselves up against a blue wall of silence - unable to get anyone beside the victim to say what happened. Then, a detective who was in the room...

3 men indicted in connection with detective’s shooting death

Nov. 14, 2019 6:23 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Three men have been indicted on federal charges connected to the death of an Ohio police detective. Fifty-five-year-old Dayton detective Jorge Del Rio was shot Nov. 4 while working with a federal drug taskforce serving a search warrant. He died days later. Federal prosecutors say...

Woman accused of stealing $556,000 from town, charity

Nov. 14, 2019 4:58 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman is accused of stealing $400,000 from the small town where she formerly worked, and $156,000 from a charity. Federal prosecutors in St. Louis announced the indictments Thursday for 32-year-old Venita Sedodo of St. Charles. It wasn’t immediately clear if Sedodo had an...

3 prison guards indicted on malfeasance after inmate’s death

Nov. 14, 2019 3:05 PM EST

ANGIE, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say three prison guards were fired and accused of excessive force and failing to prevent an inmate’s death. The Advocate reports B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn correction officers Capt. Brink Hillman, Sgt. John Crain and Sgt. Gary King were indicted on...

Accused killer of civil rights activist indicted for murder

Nov. 14, 2019 2:38 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Baton Rouge civil rights activist and dumping her body in the trunk of her own car has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge. WAFB-TV reports an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury handed up the indictment against 38-year-old Ronn Bell on...

Ex-County deputy indicted for using stun gun on student

Nov. 14, 2019 1:06 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a former Rio Arriba County deputy Wednesday on a child abuse charge and other counts after authorities say he used a stun gun on a high school student. New Mexico authorities say former deputy Jeremy Barnes is suspected of shocking a 15-year-old student with...

Grand jury indicts Anchorage man in wife’s shooting death

Nov. 14, 2019 12:28 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage grand jury has indicted a man who said he accidentally shot wife. The Anchorage Daily News reports 31-year-old Chue Yang is charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Nancy Xiong. Yang previously had been charged with criminally negligent...

Tucson couple indicted in alleged company credit card theft

Nov. 14, 2019 12:09 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a state grand jury has indicted a husband and wife in a scheme that allegedly allowed them to steal more than $100,000 from his employer using a company credit card. The office Wednesday announced the indictment charging Gabriel and...