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Turkish employee of US Consulate indicted for espionage

Jan. 20, 2019 9:47 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a local employee of the United States consulate in Istanbul accused of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage. A 78-page indictment seen by The Associated Press on Sunday against Turkish national Metin Topuz, jailed since...

The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man's death

Jan. 18, 2019 5:09 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case against a white Nashville police officer who shot and killed an armed black man who was fleeing (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The attorney for a white police officer indicted in Tennessee on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of an armed...

Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

Jan. 18, 2019 4:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police, according to a Friday news release from the Nashville district attorney's office. An arrest affidavit said Nashville officer Andrew...

Vet pleads guilty to conspiracy connected to moving cattle

Jan. 18, 2019 4:22 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Federal officials say a veterinarian faces five years in prison for helping a Kentucky company move cattle out of state without proper inspections. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that 65-year-old John M. Moran of Flemingsburg pleaded guilty Thursday to a single count of...

Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

Jan. 17, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Richard Bauder, Axel Eiser, Stefan Knirsch and Carsten Nagel were named in a 12-count indictment alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and violations of the...

Georgia candidate behind 'deportation bus' pleads not guilty

Jan. 16, 2019 5:50 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a "deportation bus" has pleaded not guilty to fraud charges. Ex-state Sen. Michael Williams was indicted last month in Hall County northeast of Atlanta on charges of insurance fraud and lying to investigators. The Atlanta...

Driver who chased SUV involved in fatal crash indicted

Jan. 14, 2019 6:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who authorities say chased an SUV filled with egg-throwing teens, causing a crash near Houston that killed another motorist, has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges. Christopher Lopez was also charged Monday with aggravated assault and failure to stop and render aid...

11 charged in probe of triple homicide at Pennsylvania farm

Jan. 14, 2019 3:45 PM EST

MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal grand jury has said three people were tied up, shot and set on fire in a central Pennsylvania barn more than two years ago in an effort to silence a police informant. An indictment unsealed Friday said eight men were involved in the June 2016 slaying of Wendy Chaney,...

Former Arkansas lawmaker charged in scheme to bribe judge

Jan. 11, 2019 4:54 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker has been charged with conspiracy in an alleged bribery scheme with an ex-judge who admitted to lowering a jury's award in a negligence lawsuit in exchange for campaign contributions. A federal indictment unsealed Friday shows former state Sen. Gilbert...

Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn indicted for alleged breach of trust

Jan. 11, 2019 9:51 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn was charged Friday with breach of trust, according to the Tokyo District Court, making the star executive's release unlikely for months to come. Ghosn, arrested Nov. 19, was earlier charged with falsifying financial reports in underreporting his income by...