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Minnesota man indicted in connection with Fargo unrest

Oct. 1, 2020 7:41 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Moorhead, Minnesota man has been charged in federal court in North Dakota in connection with a May demonstration that turned violent in downtown Fargo. U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says Jonathan Montanez has been indicted on one count of civil unrest. Montanez is accused of damaging a...

Grand jury indicts man in shooting deaths of 3 friends

Sep. 30, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury formally charged a 26-year-old man with three counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shootings of three friends who had gathered at a central Florida lake in July for some late night fishing. Prosecutors have 45 days to determine whether to seek the death penalty for...

Man indicted in 2019 killing of Alabama police officer

Sep. 30, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Lee County grand jurors indicted a man on multiple charges in a shooting that left one police officer dead and two others wounded at a mobile home park where police had been called about a domestic disturbance. Court documents show Grady Warne Wilkes, 30, was indicted on a capital...

Swedes indict surgeon for stem-cell windpipe transplants

Sep. 29, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday indicted on charges of aggravated assault a surgeon believed to have made headlines in 2011 for carrying out the world’s the first stem-cell windpipe transplants, saying three people had laboratory-made tracheas implanted at Sweden’s leading...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, John Keeler, Vice President and General Counsel for Spectacle Entertainment, addresses the members of the Indiana Gaming Commission in Indianapolis. Keeler has been indicted Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, on federal charges of illegally funneling campaign contributions to a former state lawmaker's unsuccessful congressional campaign. (Doug McSchooler/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)

Indiana casino executive charged in illegal campaign scheme

Sep. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One top executive of an Indiana casino company that is building a new $400 million casino in Gary has been indicted and another has left his position following a lengthy federal investigation into allegations that corporate money was illegally funneled to a former state...

North Carolina actuary charged with insider trading

Sep. 29, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina actuary accused of insider trading ahead of a merger between two energy companies has been indicted on federal fraud charges. Eric Hill, 44, of Charlotte, was charged with fraud in connection with the purchase and sale of securities and seven counts of securities...

In this Sept. 28, 2020, booking photo provided by the Williamson County, Texas, Sheriff's office shows Sheriff Robert Chody, who was booked into his jail Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, on a $10,000 bond. A grand jury indicted the Texas sheriff Monday on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death of Javier Ambler, a Black man who died in police custody last year. Chody is facing the third-degree felony charge that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Williamson County Sheriff via AP)

Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's death

Sep. 29, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by the police reality TV series “Live PD," prosecutors said Monday. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody...

Lone detective indicted by Kentucky grand jury in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty

Sep. 28, 2020 3:36 PM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lone detective indicted by Kentucky grand jury in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty.

East Texas county commissioner accused of vote-harvesting

Sep. 26, 2020 4:43 PM EDT

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — An East Texas county commissioner and three other people have been indicted on charges that they fraudulently solicited mail-in votes from able-bodied voters by claiming they were disabled, often without the voters’ knowledge or consent. Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown...

North Carolina man charged with securities fraud

Sep. 26, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with misusing confidential information to make $380,000 in fraudulent securities transactions related to Duke Energy’s proposed purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. The Charlotte Observer reports that Eric Hill's insider trading indictment...