Latest Indictments News

Missouri man charged with threatening election official

Aug. 17, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Missouri man has been indicted for leaving a threatening message on the personal cellphone of the top election official in Arizona's most populous county, federal officials said. The case is the second filed in the past month against people accused of threatening...

Man indicted for homicide after Georgia boat crash kills 5

Aug. 17, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been indicted on homicide by vessel charges after a Memorial Day weekend boat crash that killed five people. Mark Stegall was indicted Wednesday on 10 counts of first-degree homicide by vessel, six counts of serious injury by vessel, boating...

Maryland woman indicted on capital charge in Alabama killing

Aug. 17, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A Maryland woman was indicted on a capital murder charge in the killing of an Alabama woman who was found dead in a blood-splattered home earlier this year, court records show. Diana Lynne Rogers, 40, of Mount Airy, Maryland, faces a potential death penalty if...

Mom accused of killing kids in Idaho seeks change in charges

Aug. 16, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attorneys for a mother charged with conspiring to kill her children in Idaho and to steal their social security benefits asked a judge on Tuesday to send the case back to a grand jury because they say the indictment is confusing. Lori Vallow Daybell and her...

Feds: 9 indicted in Mafia-led racket, including detective

Aug. 16, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say they have busted an organized crime racket reminiscent of the Mafia’s heyday, involving illegal gambling parlors in New York City and Long Island and a police detective accused of helping to protect the lucrative schemes. Two indictments...

Troubling questions unresolved in latest end to Till case

Aug. 13, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

By her own telling, Mississippi authorities provided Carolyn Bryant Donham with preferential treatment rather than prosecution after her encounter with Emmett Till led to the lynching of the Black teenager in the summer of 1955. Instead of arresting Donham on a warrant that accused...

Man arrested near home of Iranian dissident faces gun charge

Aug. 11, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man arrested in New York City last month near the home of an Iranian opposition activist and writer has been indicted on a weapons count. The indictment charges Khalid Mehdiyev with one count of possessing a firearm, a Chinese-made AK-47-style assault rifle, with...

Las Vegas man indicted in Ponzi betting scheme out of Ohio

Aug. 11, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man is facing federal charges for allegedly bilking dozens of Ohio residents out of millions of dollars in a sports betting Ponzi scheme. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Ohio announced that 49-year-old Matthew Turnipseede was...

Sheriff indicted on misconduct, witness tampering charges

Aug. 11, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky sheriff has been indicted on charges of official misconduct and tampering with a witness, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said. A grand jury handed down the two-count indictment Wednesday against Webster County Sheriff Donald...

2 indicted in shooting outside Cincinnati bar that wounded 9

Aug. 11, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two men were indicted Thursday on numerous charges stemming from a shooting that wounded nine people outside a Cincinnati bar last weekend. Diablo McCoats, 29, faces 16 counts of felonious assault and a single weapons charge, while Jarvis Barnes, 34, faces seven...