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Tennessee man indicted in deaths of ex-girlfriend, infant

Jul. 2, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was indicted in the stabbing deaths of his former girlfriend and their 5-month-old son, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Thursday. Enoch Zarceno Turner, 25, of Shelby County, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse,...

Sheriff's deputy in Ohio charged with assault on jail inmate

Jul. 2, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Hamilton County sheriff's deputy was indicted Thursday and charged with kicking a restrained man in the head as the offender was being admitted into the county jail. Sgt. Jesse Franklin was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault, which carries a penalty of up to $1,000 and six...

Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a news conference to announce charges against Ghislaine Maxwell for her alleged role in the sexual exploitation and abuse of multiple minor girls by Jeffrey Epstein, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Epstein pal arrested, accused of luring girls for sex abuse

Jul. 2, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday on charges she helped lure at least three girls — one as young as 14 — to be sexually abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of victimizing dozens of girls and women over many years. According to the indictment,...

Ohio priest indicted on federal child pornography charges

Jul. 2, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Roman Catholic priest has been accused in a federal indictment of posing online as a female to persuade boys to send him sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves and threatening to tell their parents if they did not send more images, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Cleveland...

Father accused of abusing son is indicted on murder charges

Jul. 2, 2020 9:01 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A father accused of abusing his 10-year-old son, who died last year, is now facing murder charges in a new indictment that also brings more counts against his girlfriend. Al-Mutahan McLean, 31, faces four counts of murder, two counts of child endangerment and single counts of...

These photos provided by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office show, top row from left, police officers Aaron Jaudon, D'Andre Jackson, Mark Ordoyne and William Isenhour. Bottom row from left show police officers Christopher McConnell, Brandon Walker, Treveion Brooks and David Francis. A Louisiana grand jury has accused eight police officers of using excessive force in arresting two men after a chase in January. A district attorney said Tuesday, June 30, 2020, that a grand jury charged each officer on Monday with one count of malfeasance in office. (Caddo Sheriff's Office via AP)

8 Shreveport police officers accused of excessive force

Jun. 30, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

A Louisiana grand jury has accused eight police officers of using excessive force in arresting two men after a chase in January. A district attorney said Tuesday that a grand jury charged each officer on Monday with one count of malfeasance in office. Prosecutors have dropped all charges against Chico Bell and...

FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file booking photo from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, is Steven Carrillo. A federal grand jury indicted Carrillo, an Air Force sergeant, for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly killed a federal security guard in Oakland, Calif., and wounded his partner, a federal judge said Monday, June 29, 2020. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler told Carrillo that the grand jury charged him in the indictment with first-degree murder of a person assisting an officer or employee of the United States and attempted murder of a person assisting an officer or employee of the U.S. (Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Air Force sergeant indicted in federal guard killing

Jun. 29, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Air Force sergeant for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly killed a federal security guard in Northern California and wounded his partner amid protests against police brutality, a judge said Monday. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler told...

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Pristina, Kosovo, Monday, June 29, 2020. Kosovo’s president on Monday denied committing war crimes during and after a 1998-1999 armed conflict between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia and said he would resign if the indictment is confirmed by an international war crimes court. (AP Photo/Astrit Ibrahimi)

Kosovo president says he will resign if case goes ahead

Jun. 29, 2020 3:14 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s president on Monday denied committing war crimes during and after a 1998-1999 armed conflict between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia, and said he would resign if an indictment against him is confirmed. Hashim Thaci said in a televised address to the nation...

Feds indict New Orleans city councilman, another attorney

Jun. 26, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury returned an 11-count indictment Friday against New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams and an attorney in his law firm on tax fraud charges. Williams is accused of inflating his business expenses from 2013 to 2017 in order to reduce his tax liability by...

In this undated booking photo released by the Washington County Sheriff's Office is Rian Alden. Alden, a sheriff's deputy in Oregon, was arrested Friday, June 26, 2020, on assault and other charges after a man was slammed into a wall and thrown down in a jail booking area in 2018, fracturing his skull and causing what his lawyer calls a permanent brain injury. (Washington County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Sheriff's deputy charged with assault in Oregon jail

Jun. 26, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in Oregon was arrested Friday on assault and other charges after a man was slammed into a wall in a jail booking area, fracturing his skull and causing what his lawyer calls a permanent brain injury. Video of the 2018 incident shows Deputy Rian Alden charging Albert...