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Official: Police used fake DNA reports during interrogations

Jan. 12, 2022 18:54 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police used forged documents that linked people's DNA to a crime to get them to confess or cooperate with investigators, Virginia's outgoing attorney general announced Wednesday. The city’s police department has changed its policy in the...

2nd acquittal in charges in 2017 Ohio nursing home death

Jan. 09, 2022 11:47 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has acquitted a certified nurse practitioner of involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the 2017 death of a man at a Columbus nursing home, the second acquittal since the indictment of seven workers at the facility. A Franklin County judge...

Career coach sentenced to prison for stealing federal funds

Jan. 08, 2022 11:29 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina career coach has received a two-year prison sentence after her conviction for stealing $68,000 from a federally funded workforce development program and using it for herself, authorities said. Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western...

Connecticut man charged with faking COVID to avoid court

Dec. 29, 2021 16:16 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with faking a positive COVID-19 test in order to avoid a court date. The 31-year-old Hartford man was arrested Tuesday on charges of forgery and fabricating physical evidence. Prosecutors said the man, who...

Germany-wide police raids target alleged worker trafficking

Dec. 08, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German police and customs officers conducted dozens of raids across the country Wednesday and arrested at least nine people in a crackdown on the alleged human trafficking of temporary workers from outside the European Union. Federal police in Berlin tweeted that the...

Small-town workers charged with stealing more than $200,000

Nov. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EST

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Two one-time clerks from a north Alabama town were charged with stealing more than $200,000 by forging checks, making up work hours and buying items with credit and debit cards, authorities said. Shannon James, 43, who worked...

Man sentenced for bystander's death during police chase

Nov. 05, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison after a police chase that led to the death of another driver. Brandon Keith Jordan was sentenced Friday for the death of 69-year-old Dennis Affolter of Topeka. Shawnee County...

Wife accused of theft, convincing spouse he had Alzheimer’s

Oct. 28, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been charged with larceny after police say she stole nearly $600,000 from her husband and convinced him he had Alzheimer's disease in an attempt to hide her actions. Police said the 63-year-old woman forged documents over...

Charges: City College employee stole $500K in student checks

Oct. 27, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The former bursar of the City College of New York has been charged with stealing almost $500,000 in student checks and spending the money on vacations and luxury goods. Joseph Boselli, 58, was charged Tuesday with felony counts including grand larceny...