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Top EPA official in Southeast resigns following indictment

Nov. 19, 2018 4:04 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has resigned after being indicted on state ethics charges. Environmental Protection Agency Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson told agency employees that Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler accepted Trey Glenn's...

Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges

Nov. 19, 2018 1:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The rapper known as Tekashi 6ix9ine was in federal custody Monday awaiting a Manhattan court appearance. The Brooklyn-based rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, was among four people arrested on racketeering and firearms charges. An attorney who has previously represented Hernandez...

Olympic powerbroker indicted, faces Swiss forgery trial

Nov. 19, 2018 8:30 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Facing a criminal trial in Switzerland, Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al Fahad al Sabah temporarily stepped aside from his IOC work on Monday. The Kuwaiti sheikh denies wrongdoing but said in a statement he did not want "these politically motivated allegations to distract attention" from...

Judge dismisses charges against Kentucky prosecutor

Nov. 17, 2018 11:16 AM EST

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has dismissed charges against a Kentucky prosecutor accused of engaging in organized-crime. The 65-year-old Gail Guiling — who was the commonwealth's attorney for Logan and Todd counties — had been indicted nearly a year ago on charges of engaging in organized...

Gambino crime family associates charged in 2015 vehicle fire

Nov. 16, 2018 5:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two reputed associates of one of the most notorious organized crime families in New York have been charged with extorting a businessman and torching his Mercedes Benz in New York City. Gambino family associates Peter Tuccio, 25, and Jonathan Gurino, 25, were arrested Friday and face federal...

The Latest: Gambino crime family associates released on bail

Nov. 16, 2018 5:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on two Gambino crime family associates charged in a 2015 fire (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Two reputed associates of the Gambino crime family have been released from jail where they've been held on charges related to a businessman's burned Mercedes Benz in New York City. Peter...

Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally

Nov. 16, 2018 2:51 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas corporation that runs behavioral health hospitals is accused of illegally holding four patients, two of whom were voluntary patients who were allegedly prohibited from leaving. SAS Healthcare Inc. was indicted Wednesday on nine counts of violating the Texas Mental Health...

Jury indicts Puerto Rico man accused of threatening CNN

Nov. 16, 2018 12:53 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal grand jury in Puerto Rico has indicted a man accused of posting threatening messages on Twitter about wanting to bomb CNN. The U.S. Attorney's Office on Friday identified him as Carlos Rodriguez Vidal from the southwestern coastal town of Cabo Rojo. Authorities say he...

Man charged in shooting death of Black Lives Matter activist

Nov. 15, 2018 6:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man has been indicted in the fatal New Orleans shooting of a Black Lives Matter activist remembered for leaping through police tape to seize a Confederate battle flag during a South Carolina protest. District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office says 27-year-old Roosevelt Iglus was...

Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

Nov. 15, 2018 6:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The decision by U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, an appointee of President Donald Trump, allows the criminal case against...