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Ex-Muncie cop admits attacking arrestees, falsifying reports

Dec. 06, 2022 11:15 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Muncie police officer has pleaded guilty to assaulting several people by kicking or punching them during arrests and then writing false reports to cover up his misdeeds, prosecutors said. Chase Winkle, 35, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in...

Former Kentucky congressman Carroll Hubbard dead at 85

Nov. 14, 2022 19:16 PM EST

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Carroll Hubbard of Kentucky, who served nine terms in the House and gained a reputation for quiet gestures of kindness before his career imploded in a banking scandal, has died. He was 85. Hubbard died Saturday at a nursing facility in Paducah,...

Trump ally Tom Barrack acquitted of foreign agent charges

Nov. 04, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural committee chair, Tom Barrack, was acquitted of all counts Friday at a federal trial in which he was accused of using his personal access to the former president to secretly promote the interests of the United Arab Emirates. The jury in...

Warrants issued in death of teen during high school game

Nov. 04, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana have issued arrest warrants for three men in connection with the fatal Oct. 14 shooting of a 15-year-old boy outside a high school football stadium. The victim in the shooting at the stadium in Bogalusa was Jerry Smith of Covington....

Ex-state police union head, lobbyist, guilty of racketeering

Nov. 04, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former president of the Massachusetts State Police troopers' union and a lobbyist have been convicted by a federal jury of using union funds to benefit themselves. Dana Pullman, 60, the former president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts, and Anne...

Jury begins deliberating in federal case against Trump ally

Nov. 02, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury started deliberating Wednesday at the federal trial of a Donald Trump loyalist accused of using his access to the Republican former president to secretly promote the interests of the United Arab Emirates. The jurors ended their first day of deliberations...