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Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

Aug. 10, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case. A new indictment was filed in Fulton County Superior...

Former Twitter worker convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

Aug. 09, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former Twitter employee has been convicted of failing to register as an agent for Saudi Arabia and other charges after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom’s government in a spy case that spanned from Silicon Valley to the Middle East. ...

Ex FBI agent turns self in to face Puerto Rico criminal case

Aug. 09, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former FBI agent Mark Rossini, who was indicted in a corruption case against a former Puerto Rico governor, turned himself into federal authorities Tuesday in the U.S. territory and declared himself not guilty, according to officials. The U.S....

How Alex Jones' bombastic behavior impacts him in court

Aug. 05, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones bulled through the first of several trials against him that could decimate his personal fortune and media empire in his usual way: loud, aggressive and talking about conspiracies both in and out the courtroom. It was...

Little Rock attorney admits to defrauding US farm programs

Aug. 05, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas attorney has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to defraud two U.S. Department of Agriculture programs of about $11.5 million, according to court documents. Everett Martindale, 75, of Little Rock, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to...

Police department worker gets 60 days for COVID relief fraud

Aug. 04, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former civilian employee for a South Florida police department has been sentenced to 60 days in federal prison for stealing over over $117,000 in COVID relief funds. Elisa Rivera, 51, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court, according to court records. She...

Feds charge 4 police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor raid

Aug. 04, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The federal government filed civil rights charges Thursday against four Louisville police officers over the drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose fatal shooting helped fuel the racial justice protests that rocked the nation in 2020. ...

NJ woman convicted of murder in death of 17-month-old son

Jul. 31, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been convicted of murder in the death of her 17-month-old son but acquitted of conspiracy in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kill a former boyfriend. Heather Reynolds, 45, of Sicklerville wept as the Camden County jury...

Election conspiracies grip Nevada community, sowing distrust

Jul. 29, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many local dramas that consume the time of the five commissioners in this vast swath of rural and deeply...

Hawaii couple charged with stealing IDs of dead Texas kids

Jul. 27, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. defense contractor and his wife who lived for decades under the identities of two dead Texas children have been charged with identity theft and conspiring against the government, according to federal court records unsealed in Honolulu. Walter Glenn Primrose...