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The Latest: Gloria Allred pleased R. Kelly may face justice

Jul. 12, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sex crimes case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 4 p.m. Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred says she is pleased that federal authorities have charged singer R. Kelly in Chicago and New York with sex crimes, and she says "justice, which is long overdue for his...

R. Kelly charged in Chicago federal court with child sex crimes, child pornography, conspiracy to defraud U.S.

Jul. 12, 2019 9:59 AM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly charged in Chicago federal court with child sex crimes, child pornography, conspiracy to defraud U.S.

Taxpayer-funded attorney, convicted ex-prosecutor part ways

Jul. 11, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A former prosecutor convicted of conspiracy in what's been described as Hawaii's biggest corruption case said she should get a new trial because her defense attorney was ineffective. A lawyer representing ex-Honolulu deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha filed a motion Thursday saying her...

The Latest: 2 Epstein victims ask for secret deal dismissal

Jul. 10, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the sex trafficking case against financier Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Two of Jeffrey Epstein's victims again asked a Florida federal judge to throw out his once-secret deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for...

Wealthy financier charged with molesting dozens of girls

Jul. 8, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations. The 66-year-old...

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption case

Jul. 8, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is the governor's nephew admitted Monday to accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to help a health nonprofit as part of a plea deal in a sprawling federal corruption investigation. Former Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson pleaded guilty in federal court in...

The Latest: Arizona activist being retried thanks backers

Jul. 2, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on prosecutors saying they will retry a border activist accused of aiding migrants (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Activist Scott Warren is thanking his supporters after prosecutors announced they will retry him for aiding migrants near the border. Warren was surrounded...

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist

Jul. 2, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they'll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The decision about whether to file new charges against Scott Daniel Warren is...

Ex-prosecutor locked up after guilty verdict in Hawaii

Jun. 28, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Two U.S. marshals led a former Honolulu prosecutor out of a courtroom Friday when a U.S. judge ordered her detained after a jury found her guilty of conspiracy and he expressed concern that she could try to obstruct justice before being sentenced. Katherine Kealoha left her purse with her...

The Latest: Ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy in custody

Jun. 28, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the detention of a former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy (all times local): 11 a.m. A former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy is in the custody of federal authorities. U.S. marshals led Katherine Kealoha out of a federal courtroom in Honolulu Friday...