Latest Indictments News

This undated file photo provided by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department in Fort Worth, Texas shows Josh Hamilton. Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after his teenage daughter accused him of beating her. A Tarrant County grand jury indicted the 38-year-old Hamilton on Monday, April 6, 2020. He remains free on $30,000 bond after he turned himself in to authorities on Oct. 30. If convicted, he faces a prison sentence of two to 10 years in prison. (Tarrant County Sheriff's Department via AP)

Ex-Ranger Hamilton indicted, accused of beating daughter, 14

Apr. 8, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after his teenage daughter accused him of beating her. A Tarrant County grand jury indicted the 38-year-old Hamilton on Monday. He remains free on $30,000 bond after he turned himself...

US prosecutors allege bribes in 2018, 2022 World Cup votes

Apr. 7, 2020 12:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former 21st Century Fox executives with making illegal payments to win broadcast rights for the 2018 and 2022...

New Mexico city mayor sworn in after predecessor indicted

Apr. 3, 2020 12:15 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The northern New Mexico city of Las Vegas has officially sworn in a new mayor whose predecessor resigned amid bribery charges. The Las Vegas Optic reports Louie Trujillo took the oath of office Wednesday during a special ceremony that was live-streamed to the public. The ceremony was...

Grand jury clears New York troopers in fatal 2019 shooting

Apr. 2, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury in Orange County has declined to indict officers for the 2019 shooting where a state trooper shot and killed Luke Patterson, New York State Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement. The grand jury reached a decision Tuesday and that James wrote in a statement...

9 Arizona men charged in undercover child exploitation sting

Apr. 2, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nine men have been indicted in an undercover child sexual exploitation investigation in Arizona, authorities said Wednesday. Operation Silent Predator took place in January and involved police departments in Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa and Chandler plus Homeland Security Investigations and the...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Washington, as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley, listens. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump: US to deploy anti-drug Navy ships near Venezuela

Apr. 1, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Navy ships are being moved toward Venezuela as his administration beefs up counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro. The announcement came at the start of the daily White House...

Judge dismisses charges against man in ricin possession case

Mar. 31, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Little Rock man accused of making the deadly toxin ricin will not stand trial because possession of the substance was not illegal when he was charged, a federal judge has ruled. Alexander Joseph Jordan, 23, was scheduled for trial in June. He was indicted in March 2018 for...

This image provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a reward poster for Cliver Alcala-Cordones that was released on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The U.S. Justice Department has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism. (Department of Justice via AP)

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

Mar. 27, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation said Friday. Cliver Alcalá has been an outspoken critic of...

AP Sources: Ex-Venezuelan general indicted with Nicolás Maduro in alleged narcoterrorism conspiracy is in DEA custody

Mar. 27, 2020 6:24 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — AP Sources: Ex-Venezuelan general indicted with Nicolás Maduro in alleged narcoterrorism conspiracy is in DEA custody.
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AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as narcoterrorist

Mar. 27, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, stepping up measures to drive the socialist leader from power. U.S. prosecutors announced the charges Thursday, accusing Maduro of...