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No indictment for Union Pacific railroad officer in shooting

Aug. 16, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing by a Union Pacific railroad officer for the November shooting of a Mason City man. Cerro Gordo County Attorney Carlyle Dalen tells the Globe Gazette that the grand jury opted not to indict Union Pacific Special Agent Louis Miner after...

Ex-official with ties to Stenger gets probation, fine

Aug. 16, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The former chief executive of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership has been sentenced to three years of probation and fined $20,000 for helping cover up the pay-to-play scheme orchestrated by the man who hired her. Sheila Sweeney was sentenced Friday in federal court. She...

Illinois state senator pleads not guilty to embezzlement

Aug. 16, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state senator has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he took more than $250,000 in salary and benefits over three years from the Teamsters while doing little or no work. Democrat Thomas Cullerton of Villa Park was due to be released on his own recognizance following...

Germany charges man with spying for Iran

Aug. 16, 2019 10:24 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say they have indicted an army employee with spying for an Iranian intelligence service. The federal prosecutor's office said in a statement that the German-Afghan dual citizen is charged with "a particularly serious case" of treason and of breaching official secrecy...

Threats to Maryland synagogue charged in federal indictment

Aug. 16, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man who prosecutors say made threatening telephone calls to a Maryland synagogue. The U.S. Attorney's Office says in a news release that 64-year-old Stephen Lyle Orback made multiple telephone calls to an employee of a synagogue in Owings Mills,...

Former WV deputy, son charged in large fentanyl bust

Aug. 16, 2019 5:02 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a retired West Virginia sheriff's deputy and his son have been indicted on federal drug charges. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart on Thursday announced the superseding indictment against 76-year-old Larry McCallister and 45-year-old Steven Dale McCallister. Stuart says 2.6...

Cousins indicted in fatal shooting of Tennessee 2-year-old

Aug. 16, 2019 4:47 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee cousins have been indicted in the death of a 2-year-old girl who was shot while riding in a car with her mother. The Shelby County district attorney's office says 21-year-old Tylan McCray was indicted Wednesday on first-degree murder and other charges in Laylah...

Crownpoint man indicted in shooting that injured 2 children

Aug. 15, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Crownpoint man has been indicted on assault and firearms charges in a drive-by shooting that injured two Navajo children last month in New Mexico. Prosecutors say the indictment charges 25-year-old Eli Frank Woody with two counts of assault resulting in...

Assisted living facility's managers indicted in man's death

Aug. 15, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A married couple who operate a Chandler home-based assisted living facility are charged with vulnerable adult abuse in the death of a 69-year-old man who spent two days without air conditioning last summer. The Arizona Attorney General's Office announced Thursday that 56-year-olds Joseph...

Ex-Chief of Muscogee (Creek) Nation indicted for bribery

Aug. 14, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — The former principal chief of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation has been indicted for bribery. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 69-year-old George Phillip Tiger of Bristow is accused of bribery while serving as an agent of the Wetumka-based Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town, which is...