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Lawyer outlines defense for indicted Baltimore prosecutor

Jan. 18, 2022 14:34 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor is innocent of federal charges that she lied about the pandemic harming her personal businesses to withdraw money from her retirement savings, her lawyer argued as he defended her purchase of two Florida vacation homes. Baltimore...

FBI, US agencies look beyond indictments in cybercrime fight

Jan. 18, 2022 13:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and other federal agencies are increasingly looking to counter cyber threats through tools other than criminal indictments, the bureau's top cyber official said in an interview with The Associated Press. Arrests and indictments of foreign cybercriminals...

Grand jury: No indictment in shooting death by Iowa deputy

Jan. 18, 2022 12:39 PM EST

CHELSEA, Iowa (AP) — A Tama County grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing by law enforcement in the fatal shooting of a man by a sheriff’s deputy during an armed confrontation last October. The grand jury declined to return an indictment in the shooting that killed...

Woman indicted on murder charge in death of infant son

Jan. 16, 2022 11:53 AM EST

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky woman has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son, police said. A Trigg County grand jury handed down an indictment Friday for Shaylynn Curtis, 28, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Kentucky State Police. ...

Legal risks in sedition conspiracy case against Oath Keepers

Jan. 15, 2022 18:37 PM EST

The seditious conspiracy case against members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group marks the boldest attempt so far by the government to prosecute those who attacked the U.S. Capitol, but invoking the rarely used charge carries considerable risks. Still, legal...

Prosecutors urge 3-to-4 year prison term for Giuliani pal

Jan. 14, 2022 18:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A three-to-four year prison sentence is appropriate for a Florida businessman who facilitated illegal foreign campaign contributions after helping Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information on Joe Biden in Ukraine, prosecutors said Friday after defense lawyers urged their client be...

Former Alabama sheriff indicted on ethics, campaign charges

Jan. 14, 2022 16:48 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Clarke County Sheriff William Ray Norris, who resigned last year during an impeachment probe, was indicted on ethics and campaign finance charges, prosecutors said Friday. Attorney General Steve Marshall said Norris, who quit in May, was charged with...

High-profile Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby indicted

Jan. 13, 2022 22:49 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted Baltimore’s top prosecutor Thursday on charges of perjury and making false mortgage applications in the purchase of two Florida vacation homes, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland said. The four-count...

Seditious conspiracy: 11 Oath Keepers charged in Jan. 6 riot

Jan. 13, 2022 21:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, and 10 other members or associates have been charged with seditious conspiracy in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said Thursday. Despite hundreds of charges...

3 arrested over payout to convicted ex-Honolulu police chief

Jan. 12, 2022 23:54 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Three former Honolulu officials were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to hide the source of public funds used to get a police chief to retire amid a corruption investigation that ultimately put him and his former prosecutor wife in federal prison. Roy...