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Grand jury declines to indict woman in Emmett Till killing

Aug. 10, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, most likely closing the case that shocked a nation and galvanized the modern civil rights movement. After...

Salon shooting suspect indicted for anti-Asian hate crime

Aug. 09, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man accused of shooting three Asian American women at a hair salon was indicted Tuesday on multiple counts, including committing a hate crime. The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment Tuesday of Jeremy Terrence Smith, 37, for the May...

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....

Grand jury declines to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till

Aug. 09, 2022 14:17 PM EDT
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Grand jury declines to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till.

Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police

Aug. 05, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor — but it was mostly two years filled with frustration. This week they saw their fortunes suddenly...

Recount confirms that indicted Colorado clerk lost election

Aug. 04, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A recount has confirmed that an indicted Colorado county clerk who alleged voting fraud lost the primary election she ran in last month in her attempt to win the post of running the state's elections, officials announced Thursday. The results barely changed, with Mesa...

3 Tennessee men indicted in thefts from firearms dealers

Aug. 03, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three Tennessee men have been indicted on federal charges accusing them in the theft of firearms from dealers, authorities said. Tyler Cunningham, 22, Ryan Dillard, 36, and Corey Summers, 23, also were charged Monday with possession of stolen firearms, while...

Teen indicted in fatal shooting at Baltimore intersection

Aug. 02, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old boy accused in the fatal shooting of a motorist who confronted the teen and others who were cleaning windshields for cash at a downtown Baltimore intersection, the state's attorney's office said Tuesday. The teen is charged...

2 former Natchez employees indicted on embezzlement charges

Aug. 01, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Two former Natchez city employees were arrested Monday after being indicted on embezzlement charges, the Mississippi auditor's office said. Former city clerk Servia Fortenberry and former deputy clerk Sevetrius Dillon are accused of wiring payments from a city...

Court: 70-year-old indicted in Alabama church triple slaying

Jul. 29, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama grand jury has indicted a 70-year-old man on capital murder charges in the fatal shootings of three people at a church potluck dinner in June, according to court records made public Friday. The Jefferson County grand jury indicted Robert Findlay...