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Tennessee father indicted in death of 2-year-old son

Jun. 12, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man faces charges that include first-degree murder in the perpetration of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect in what prosecutors say was a beating that killed his 2-year-old son last year. On Friday, Shelby County...

Judge: Criminal charges will fail against officers in death

Jun. 12, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says he isn't halting a wrongful death lawsuit against three Columbus police officers, despite their concerns that the district attorney is seeking to indict them on criminal charges, because he doesn't believe they can be successfully prosecuted for a...

Former Alaska lawmaker pleads not guilty to election charges

Jun. 11, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A former Alaska legislator was indicted on new felony charges alleging voter misconduct related to the 2018 elections, according to an indictment released by the state Department of Law. Gabrielle LeDoux pleaded not guilty Thursday, the department...

Ex-Missouri detective found guilty in excessive force case

Jun. 11, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury has found a former suburban St. Louis police detective with a string of past misconduct allegations guilty in an excessive force case for kicking a defenseless person during a 2019 arrest. Ellis Brown III was convicted Thursday of felony...

Ex-police chief, 5 others charged in Capitol riot conspiracy

Jun. 10, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

A former California police chief and five other men have been indicted on conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents made public Thursday. The men — four of whom prosecutors say identify as members of the Three Percenters...

21 indicted in illegal marijuana operation in Colorado

Jun. 10, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A group of 21 people accused of illegally growing and distributing marijuana in Colorado has been indicted in an alleged money-laundering scheme, county and federal officials said Thursday. They grew and distributed marijuana throughout the Denver metro...

Union: No charges support police action in fatal shooting

Jun. 10, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii police union leaders on Thursday said a grand jury's decision not to indict anyone in a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy supports the officers' actions. Grand jurors Wednesday declined to indict three Honolulu police officers in the April...

Officers not indicted in Honolulu shooting that killed teen

Jun. 09, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Grand jurors have declined to indict three Honolulu police officers in a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy. The Honolulu prosecuting attorney's office said it presented evidence to a grand jury Wednesday seeking indictments of the three officers....

Man indicted in Vegas Strip shooting that killed 1, hurt 2

Jun. 09, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been indicted on murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that killed one man and wounded two others during a confrontation six weeks ago on the Las Vegas Strip. A judge Wednesday set a Friday date for Malik Justice Arle...

Well-known Kentucky prosecutor faces wire fraud charges

Jun. 08, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky prosecutor who twice ran for statewide office was indicted on wire fraud charges stemming from an alleged scheme that funneled more than $365,000 from a delinquent tax fund into personal accounts, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. ...