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Kentucky man, firm charged again with water quality offense

Oct. 17, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man and a company face a federal charge claiming a water quality offense in a sinkhole similar to what they pleaded guilty to in 2013. The western Kentucky U.S. attorney’s office says Wednesday’s indictment against 84-year-old...

Chicago man indicted for 1st-degree murder in highway death

Oct. 15, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Chicago man accused of fatally shooting another man in the head on a Minnesota highway after an apparent road-rage incident has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge, prosecutors said Friday. Jamal Smith, 33, had already been charged with...

Man charged with running unlicensed funeral business in Ohio

Oct. 15, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of running unlicensed funeral operations has been indicted on corpse abuse and other charges weeks after authorities removed two bodies from a Columbus building that prosecutors allege he used for makeshift funeral services. ...

Lawyer: 'Preposterous' to blame Afghan man in US war deaths

Oct. 15, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for an Afghan man awaiting trial in Manhattan federal court on charges that he commanded the Taliban fighters responsible in the killing of three American soldiers said Friday it was “preposterous" to charge his client in deaths that occurred in a war the U.S....

Prosecutors: Capitol cop told Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence

Oct. 15, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer, Michael A. Riley, is accused of tipping off someone...

Three Missourians indicted in coronavirus aid fraud scheme

Oct. 15, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Missourians in an alleged scheme to use the identities of people who had died to collect thousands of dollars from federal funds meant to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Warren W. Watkins,...

US Capitol Police officer indicted on charges he helped rioter hide evidence of involvement in Jan. 6 insurrection

Oct. 15, 2021 12:37 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US Capitol Police officer indicted on charges he helped rioter hide evidence of involvement in Jan. 6 insurrection.

Former Ky. coroner charged with distributing opioids

Oct. 15, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky coroner has been indicted on federal charges of distributing oxycodone and oxycontin. A federal grand jury returned the charges against David W. Suetholz, 73, on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Suetholz was the elected...

Former Boeing pilot involved in Max testing indicted

Oct. 14, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A former Boeing pilot was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators about the 737 Max jetliner, which was later involved in two deadly crashes. The indictment charges Mark A. Forkner with giving the Federal...

2 men from Rochester area charged in Jan. 6 Capitol breach

Oct. 14, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two men from the Rochester area have been charged in a federal indictment with pepper-spraying police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. According to court documents unsealed Wednesday, Cody Mattice, 28, and James Mault, 29, each...