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Indicted senator steps aside as education chairman

Oct. 27, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee senator who was recently indicted on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws announced Wednesday that he will step aside as chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Earlier this month, a federal grand jury in...

Former North Carolina sheriff indicted on additional charges

Oct. 27, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina sheriff who was previously accused of threatening to kill a deputy has been indicted on charges of falsifying law enforcement training records, court records showed Wednesday. A grand jury said former Granville County Sheriff...

Federal grand jury indicts 16 for motorcycle club crimes

Oct. 27, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted 16 men mostly from Northwest Indiana on charges they committed murder, robbery and drug dealing for Gary’s Sin City Deciples motorcycle club. The 57-page indictment announced Wednesday alleges Sin City members and...

Eight members of religious group charged with child abuse

Oct. 27, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors allege eight people connected to a Kansas-based organization conspired to provide unpaid child labor to businesses across the country and physically abused them for years. The organization, formerly known as the United Nation...

Virginia Tech player indicted in Tinder date's beating death

Oct. 27, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A suspended Virginia Tech linebacker accused in the fatal beating of a Tinder match has been indicted on a charge of second-degree murder. Isimemen Etute, 18, who is accused in the death of 40-year-old Jerry Smith in May, was indicted by a grand...

Western Nebraska farmer faces federal charges of bank fraud

Oct. 27, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska rancher and farmer has been indicted on four federal counts of bank fraud after prosecutors say he lied to bank officials about his assets and debt load in an effort to secure more than $11 million in loans. George Liakos,...

Virginia man indicted in 2019 death of infant child

Oct. 27, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with murder in the death of his infant child nearly two years ago, police said. Virginia Beach police announced in a news release Tuesday evening that La’Shaun Quintae Holloway, 23, was indicted last week by a...

EXPLAINER: Brazil senators urge COVID charges for Bolsonaro

Oct. 27, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian Senate committee is recommending that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world’s second highest COVID-19 death toll. The 7-to-4 vote Tuesday by the 11-member committee...

Brazil senators recommend Bolsonaro face charges over COVID

Oct. 26, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian Senate committee recommended on Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world’s second highest COVID-19 death toll. The 7-to-4 vote was the culmination of...

2 Georgia law officers indicted in man's 2016 shooting death

Oct. 26, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury on Tuesday returned an eight-count indictment against two law enforcement officers in connection with the 2016 killing of a man shot 76 times during an attempted fugitive arrest in the Atlanta area. Eric Heinze, an assistant chief...