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UK arrests wealthy Russian as police target Putin enablers

Dec. 03, 2022 09:47 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British authorities have arrested a wealthy Russian businessman on suspicion of money laundering, amid efforts to disrupt potential criminal activity by oligarchs and others linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The National Crime Agency said more than 50...

California supreme court tosses gang murder conspiracy case

Dec. 01, 2022 23:22 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the conspiracy-to-murder conviction of a gang member who used social media to applaud the killing of rivals during a San Diego gang war. “Being a cheerleader" isn't enough to show that Nicholas Hoskins...

Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Nov. 29, 2022 20:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. A...

Oath Keepers extremist group founder Stewart Rhodes convicted of seditious conspiracy in major Jan. 6 trial

Nov. 29, 2022 17:29 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers extremist group founder Stewart Rhodes convicted of seditious conspiracy in major Jan. 6 trial.

Police: Revenge prompted deadly New Mexico campus shooting

Nov. 22, 2022 19:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Court records show a plot to enact revenge for a fight during a football game last month resulted in a shootout between students from rival universities in New Mexico that left one person dead and a basketball player injured. A pair of University of New...

Guilty plea to federal charge in antisemitic assaults in NY

Nov. 22, 2022 19:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal hate crime conspiracy charge in a series of antisemitic assaults in New York City, prosecutors said. Saadah Masoud, 29, of Staten Island faces the possibility of up to five years in prison at his March 3 sentencing. ...

Men indicted for shooting at Mississippi delivery driver

Nov. 22, 2022 19:36 PM EST

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A father and son have been indicted by a grand jury after allegedly chasing and shooting at a FedEx driver in January after he dropped off a package in a Mississippi city. Brandon and Gregory Case, who are both white, were re-arrested Friday and indicted...

Oath Keepers jury home for weekend after deliberations start

Nov. 22, 2022 17:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors have gone home for the long Thanksgiving weekend after deliberating most of Tuesday in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot case accusing Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four of his extremist group associates of a violent plot to stop the transfer of presidential power from...

Jurors begin deliberating in trial of Oath Keepers founder, 4 others charged with seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack

Nov. 22, 2022 10:13 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors begin deliberating in trial of Oath Keepers founder, 4 others charged with seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack.

Jan. 6 sedition trial of Oath Keepers founder goes to jury

Nov. 21, 2022 17:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, ready to smash through windows and beat police officers, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes extolled them as patriots and harkened back to the battle that kicked off the American Revolutionary War. ...