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This photo combo of images taken Thursday, May 7, 2020, and provided by the Glynn County Detention Center, in Georgia, show Gregory McMichael, left, and his son Travis McMichael. A prosecutor on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 announced that three men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in coastal Georgia. Speaking to reporters outside the Glynn County courthouse, prosecutor Joyette Holmes said a grand jury has indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. on charges including malice and felony murder in the death of the African American man. (Glynn County Detention Center via AP)

Father, son charged in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond

Aug. 8, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The father and son jailed on murder charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to grant them bond and to throw out two charges in their indictment. Gregory McMichael and his adult son, Travis McMichael, were jailed and arrested in May, more than two months after...

Man in child porn case that closed observatory indicted

Aug. 8, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man linked to a child pornography investigation that sparked a mysterious closure of a solar observatory in New Mexico two years ago has been indicted. Court documents show that a grand jury last month indicted former janitor Joshua Lee Cope on three child pornography counts...

Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matt Albence comments Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Jackson, Miss., after the announcement of the indictments of four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. Their announcement happened a day before the one-year anniversary of the raids in which 680 people were arrested at seven poultry plants in central Mississippi. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst listens in rear. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raid

Aug. 7, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,...

Mayor facing bribery charge linked to red-light camera firm

Aug. 7, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The mayor of a suburban Chicago village is facing federal bribery charges in connection with a politically connected red-light camera firm, according to an indictment unveiled Friday. Crestwood Mayor Louis Presta is also charged with filing false tax returns and lying to the FBI and the...

4 indicted in California concealed gun permit scandal

Aug. 7, 2020 2:51 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California grand jury has indicted four people, including a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s captain, in an alleged scheme to issue concealed-gun permits to big-dollar donors to the 2018 reelection campaign of Sheriff Laurie Smith, prosecutors said Friday. District Attorney...

5 charged in brazen shooting outside Connecticut courthouse

Aug. 7, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Five gang members have been indicted in a brazen midday shooting outside a Connecticut courthouse that injured four rival gang members earlier this year, the U.S. attorney’s office announced. Four of the men were arrested Thursday and the fifth was already in state custody...

Indictment: man shot into packed car, killed 1 of 8 in car

Aug. 6, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An 18-year-old New Orleans man was indicted Thursday on charges accusing him of shooting into a car packed with eight people, killing one and wounding five. Dijon Dixon is charged second-degree murder in the death of of 17-year-old Cornelius Smith, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said...

FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. A nuclear plant bailout law should be repealed immediately, Democratic members of the Ohio House announced Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as a bribery scandal involving one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers unfolded over the law’s passage. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

4 Ohio operatives plead not guilty in $60M bribery probe

Aug. 6, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Ohio lobbyists and political operatives pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges they conspired as part of what one defendant called an “unholy alliance” aimed at bailing out two aging Ohio nuclear power plants. Former Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and...

Michigan man indicted in cyberstalking of ex-Mississippi gov

Aug. 5, 2020 9:59 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Michigan man accused of making threats against a former Mississippi governor has been indicted by a Mississippi grand jury on a cyberstalking charge. Harold Joseph Collins, 49, of Detroit, was indicted by the Hinds County grand jury on the single count last month, The Clarion Ledger...

LA man charged with setting fire during George Floyd protest

Aug. 5, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 42-year-old man has been indicted on federal arson charges in connection with a fire in May that damaged a popular Los Angeles restaurant during protests of racial inequality that were marred by vandalism and thefts. Mario Ernesto Alvarado faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted...