Latest Criminal investigations News

The Latest: Flynn requests probation, community service

Dec. 12, 2018 12:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Lawyers for former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn are calling his false statement to the FBI "an uncharacteristic error in judgment" as Flynn hopes to...

Flynn's lawyers say his lie to FBI 'uncharacteristic'

Dec. 12, 2018 12:35 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an "uncharacteristic error in judgment." The arguments to the judge echoed those of special...

A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

Dec. 12, 2018 12:33 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him. WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the...

A primer on the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation

Dec. 11, 2018 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him. A look at the nearly...

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

Dec. 11, 2018 8:38 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France's interior minister says a gunman "sowed terror" in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries....

Nude photos linked to ex-USC doc in sex-abuse investigation

Dec. 11, 2018 8:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives were trying to determine whether nude photographs linked to a former University of Southern California gynecologist show any of the hundreds of women who allege he sexually harassed them during examinations. The collection found in a self-storage unit rented by Dr. George...

Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Dec. 11, 2018 5:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for Michael Cohen, who finds out Wednesday whether his decision to walk away from President Donald Trump after years of unwavering loyalty will spare him from a harsh prison sentence. A federal judge in New York is set to decide whether Cohen gets...

French prosecutor's office says terror investigation opened in Strasbourg shooting

Dec. 11, 2018 4:19 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutor's office says terror investigation opened in Strasbourg shooting.

Newborn baby found dead in trash bag on porch

Dec. 11, 2018 10:19 AM EST

MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a newborn baby found in a trash bag on the porch of a residence. A statement from police says police were called to the home in Clay County on Tuesday morning when the body was discovered. Police said the body would be sent to...

A growing list: Trump associates who have pleaded guilty

Dec. 11, 2018 12:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five people in President Donald Trump's orbit have pleaded guilty to federal charges. Prosecutors in Washington and New York are investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin in the 2016 election and whether Trump directed an illegal hush-money scheme to silence...