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Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Jun. 15, 2018 6:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. Federal prosecutors also brought charges against the company's former second-in-command....

Agents: Pair faked files for jailed man's bogus doctor trips

Jun. 14, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee investigators say a couple provided bogus medical documents to try to get one of them temporarily out of county jail for doctor's appointments at two facilities he didn't schedule, for a diagnosis he didn't have. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a Sumner...

Man charged with 2009 killing of numbers runner in Tennessee

Jun. 13, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who has been indicted in the 2009 suffocation of an alleged numbers runner in Tennessee. The district attorney's office in Hamilton County said Tuesday that 36-year-old Mallory Aunte Vaughn has been charged with aggravated robbery and felony...

Soldier pleads to detonating chemical weapon near base

Jun. 12, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A soldier has pleaded guilty to making and detonating explosives that released chlorine gas in a forest near an Army base in Louisiana last year. U.S. Attorney David Joseph's office says 24-year-old Ryan Keith Taylor, of New Llano, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison after...

Rose McGowan to go on trial in January on cocaine charge

Jun. 12, 2018 5:47 PM EDT

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress and activist Rose McGowan will stand trial in January on a charge of felony cocaine possession in Virginia. News outlets report McGowan's trial was set on Tuesday, a day after she was indicted. She'll be tried on Jan. 15. Charging documents say cocaine was found in a wallet...

Farm owner faces animal cruelty charges over dead horses

Jun. 9, 2018 4:08 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The owner of a farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore has been indicted on animal cruelty charges after dozens of dead and sick horses were found on her property. Seventy-four-year-old Barbara Pilchard of Hebron made in initial appearance Friday in Circuit Court in Salisbury on 16 felony...

Vatican diplomat indicted for child porn possession

Jun. 9, 2018 9:22 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican court has indicted on child pornography possession charges a diplomat recalled from Washington last year amid ongoing investigations in three jurisdictions. The Vatican said in a statement Saturday that Monsignor Carlo Capella, who was the No. 4 official in its Washington...

Ex-Senate aide appears in federal court after indictment

Jun. 8, 2018 9:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee appeared before a federal court Friday on charges that he lied about his contacts with reporters, a case President Donald Trump said could be a "terrific thing" as his administration tries to crack down on classified leaks. James A....

Truck driver indicted over fatal wreck with lawmakers' train

Jun. 8, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A garbage-truck driver who drove into the path of a train carrying Republican members of Congress has been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence, police in Virginia said Friday. The Jan. 31 collision, just outside of Charlottesville,...

Prosecutor pleads not guilty to coercion, sex charge

Jun. 8, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county prosecutor accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a kidnapping victim in his office has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges. The Marietta Times reports an attorney for Washington County Prosecutor Kevin Rings entered the pleas Friday to coercion...