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Pediatric anesthesiologist accused of possessing, distributing child sexual abuse material

Jul. 20, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

A pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at Boston's Children's Hospital has been arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material, federal prosecutors said. The 35-year-old physician made an initial appearance in court Friday and was detained pending a...

Who are some of the Americans behind bars in Russia, and what are the prospects for their release?

Jul. 20, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Arrests of Americans in Russia have become increasingly common with relations sinking to Cold War lows. U.S. citizens jailed on various charges in the country include a vacationing corporate security executive and a dual national visiting her family in...

Judge turns down ex-Rep. George Santos' request to nix some charges ahead of fraud trial

Jul. 19, 2024 20:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Santos on Friday lost a bid to get rid of part of the criminal case against him as he heads toward trial on charges that include defrauding campaign donors. U.S. District Joanna Seybert turned down Santos' request to dismiss charges of...

Man pleads guilty to federal charges in attack on Louisville mayoral candidate

Jul. 19, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of shooting at Louisville's current mayor when he was a candidate in 2022 pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from the attack. Quintez Brown pleaded guilty to interfering with a federally protected activity and...

Former NFL star Lawrence Taylor charged with failing to update address on sex offender registry

Jul. 19, 2024 18:35 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor was charged in Florida with failing to update his address on the state's sex offender registry, according to court records. The former New York Giants linebacker turned himself in to the Broward County Sheriff's...

Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother indicted on federal charges in $1M fraud scheme

Jul. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper and singer Sean Kingston and his mother have been indicted in South Florida on federal charges of committing more than $1 million worth of fraud. Kingston, 34, and his mother, 61-year-old Janice Turner, made their first appearances Friday in federal court,...

Illinois deputy charged with murder shot woman in face after ordering her to move pot of water

Jul. 19, 2024 17:10 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in the death of a Black woman shot her in the face during a tense moment over a pot of water in her home and then discouraged his partner from trying to save her, authorities said Thursday. The details were...

Jacksonville Jaguars sue imprisoned ex-employee over multimillion-dollar theft from team

Jul. 19, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have filed a lawsuit against a former employee who is serving prison time after pleading guilty to stealing $22 million from the NFL team's virtual credit card program. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Duval County Circuit Court,...

Nevada judge who ran for state treasurer pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

Jul. 19, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A rural Nevada judge who ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2022 pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges accusing her of using funds raised for a statue memorializing a slain police officer for political campaign costs and personal expenses, including her daughter’s...

Idaho inmate gets life sentence for escaping state custody at Boise hospital

Jul. 19, 2024 15:24 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho inmate was sentenced Friday to life in prison for escaping state custody at a Boise hospital after the corrections officers guarding him were violently attacked. Skylar Meade pleaded guilty to the escape and to sentencing enhancement for being a...