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FILE - In this May 30, 2020, file photo, police walk through tear gas as they try to disperse protesters in Las Vegas. Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terror charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Prosecutors: 3 men plotted to terrorize Vegas protests

Jun. 3, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas. Federal prosecutors say...

Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.

Jun. 3, 2020 6:17 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin departs federal court with her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, in Boston, after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty in a video arraignment scheduled for Friday, May 22, 2020, to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam, but fate is hazy

May. 22, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whether...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

May. 21, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has agreed to serve five months as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according to court papers filed Thursday. Loughlin, 55, and...

FILE - This Feb. 6, 2020 file photo shows Michelle Troconis appearance for a pre-trial hearing with an interpreter and her attorney Jon L. Schoenhorn, right, at the Stamford Superior Court in Stamford, Conn. Troconis, accused of helping to cover up the disappearance and presumed killing of a Connecticut mother of five, has asked a judge to block a variety of evidence, alleging police made false statements in several search warrant applications and didn't show there was probable cause for the searches. (Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

Missing mom defendant: I don't know what happened to her

May. 21, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman accused of being part of a conspiracy to murder a Connecticut mother of five said Thursday that she never should have trusted the accused killer — Fotis Dulos, her boyfriend and the victim's estranged husband — knowing what she knows now. Michelle Troconis, a...

3 men charged with federal hunting violations at Fort Riley

May. 20, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men have been charged with violating federal laws by hunting deer in areas of Fort Riley where explosives are discharged during training exercises. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release Wednesday the men trespassed at the fort numerous times since 2015. They...

NC appeals court overturns convictions in officer slaying

May. 20, 2020 12:12 PM EDT

JONESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the convictions of a man accused of being the getaway driver in an alleged robbery attempt that led to the slaying of a police officer nearly 25 years ago. The North Carolina Court of Appeals cited prosecutorial errors in dismissing Marc Peterson...

Lebanese man pleads guilty to drone parts export conspiracy

May. 18, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Lebanese man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Minnesota to conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the U.S. to Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon. U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald said Monday that Usama Hamade, 55, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally...

Real estate agent pleads guilty in marijuana farm scheme

May. 18, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A real estate agent who helped Chinese investors buy Southern California homes that were turned into illegal marijuana farms has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge. Lin Li of Chino entered the plea Monday. Prosecutors say Li admitted in a plea agreement that between 2013 and...

Former Ooltewah mobile home park resident suing managers

May. 16, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Residents of a Tennessee mobile home park are suing two property managers who were previously charged with theft and conspiracy after they were accused of stealing tornado relief meant for the residents, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. Kimberly West, 49, and Steven...