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This photo combo of images taken Thursday, May 7, 2020, and provided by the Glynn County Detention Center, in Georgia, show Gregory McMichael, left, and his son Travis McMichael. A prosecutor on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 announced that three men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in coastal Georgia. Speaking to reporters outside the Glynn County courthouse, prosecutor Joyette Holmes said a grand jury has indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. on charges including malice and felony murder in the death of the African American man. (Glynn County Detention Center via AP)

Father, son charged in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond

Aug. 8, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The father and son jailed on murder charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to grant them bond and to throw out two charges in their indictment. Gregory McMichael and his adult son, Travis McMichael, were jailed and arrested in May, more than two months after...

Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matt Albence comments Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Jackson, Miss., after the announcement of the indictments of four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. Their announcement happened a day before the one-year anniversary of the raids in which 680 people were arrested at seven poultry plants in central Mississippi. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst listens in rear. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raid

Aug. 7, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,...

FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. A nuclear plant bailout law should be repealed immediately, Democratic members of the Ohio House announced Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as a bribery scandal involving one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers unfolded over the law’s passage. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

4 Ohio operatives plead not guilty in $60M bribery probe

Aug. 6, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Ohio lobbyists and political operatives pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges they conspired as part of what one defendant called an “unholy alliance” aimed at bailing out two aging Ohio nuclear power plants. Former Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and...

FILE - This combination of undated file photos provided by the Houston Police Department shows Steven Bryant, left, and Gerald Goines, in Houston. Prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers, including Bryant and Goines, whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed. (Houston Police Department via AP, File)

Ex-Houston officers indicted in wake of deadly drug raid

Jul. 31, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed, prosecutors announced Friday. Prosecutors allege that the former officers falsified documentation about drug payments to...

FILE- In this Jan 3, 2020 file courtroom sketch, defense attorney Cesar de Castro, left, Mexico's former top security official, Genaro Garcia Luna, center, and a court interpreter, appear for an arraignment hearing in Brooklyn federal court in New York. Garcia Luna pleaded not guilty to charges he accepted a fortune in drug-money bribes from kingpin Joaquin

Ex high-ranking Mexican officers charged in drug scheme

Jul. 30, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two former high-ranking Mexican law enforcement officials have been accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes to protect Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s notorious Sinaloa cartel, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Luis Cardenas Palomino and Ramon Pequeno Garcia...

In a photo provided by the Tennessee State Senate, Tennessee state Sen. Katrina Robinson poses for a photo in Nashville, Tenn., date not known. Robinson has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 federal funds received by a health care company she directed and using the money to pay for her wedding and other personal expenses, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, July 29, 2020. A criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday charges state Robinson with theft and embezzlement involving government programs and wire fraud, U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant said in a news release. (Tennessee State Senate via AP)

Grand jury indicts Tennessee state senator on theft charges

Jul. 30, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee state senator was indicted Thursday on dozens of counts of stealing more than $600,000 in federal funds received by a health care school she directed and using the money to pay for personal items and expenses. A federal grand jury in Memphis handed down the indictment...

Louisiana man indicted in fatal shooting of police officer

Jul. 30, 2020 9:37 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of fatally shooting a 21-year police veteran as well as his girlfriend’s stepfather before engaging with authorities in an hourslong standoff has been indicted on murder charges. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Wednesday charged Ronnie Kato,...

Man indicted in fatal St. Louis carjacking

Jul. 30, 2020 9:22 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County man is facing a federal indictment for a fatal carjacking in 2019. The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis on Wednesday announced the indictment of 28-year-old Anthony D. Jones Jr. of Bridgeton on charges that include carjacking, discharge of a firearm resulting in death...

Dallas Police Sergeant Mike Mata, president of the Dallas Police Association, announces to the media that pension negotiations between police and fire associations and the city of Dallas have failed, in a Thursday, January 26, 2017 photo, at the Dallas Police Association headquarters in Dallas. A Texas grand jury will not indict Mata, accused of tampering with evidence in the case of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed Black neighbor. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Jury will not indict Dallas sergeant accused of tampering

Jul. 29, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas grand jury will not indict the president of a police association accused of tampering with evidence in the case of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed Black neighbor in his apartment two years ago. Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger is serving a 10-year...

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Detention Center shows Simon S. Ang. Ang, a suspended University of Arkansas professor was indicted in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, on multiple wire and passport fraud counts. The 44-count indictment accuses Ang, of failing to disclose close ties to the Chinese government and Chinese companies when he obtained federal grants. (Washington County Detention Center via AP, File)

Suspended Arkansas professor indicted on fraud counts

Jul. 29, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A suspended University of Arkansas professor has been indicted on multiple wire and passport fraud counts. The 44-count indictment returned Tuesday in Fayetteville, Arkansas, accuses Simon Saw-Teong Ang of failing to disclose close ties to the Chinese government and Chinese...