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Ex-Chicago cop faces civil rights charge for sexual abuse

Sep. 28, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer has been indicted on a federal civil rights charge for allegedly kidnapping and sexually abusing someone while on duty, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday. James Sajdak, 64, of Chicago, was charged with one count of deprivation of rights...

14 guards indicted on misconduct charges at women's prison

Sep. 28, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey grand jury has indicted 14 corrections officers on charges stemming from what authorities said was a brutal attack in 2021 on inmates at the state's only prison for women. The grand jury handed up the indictments after a more than yearlong...

China former top graft buster indicted on bribery charges

Sep. 28, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A former top graft buster at China’s ministry for intelligence and counterintelligence has been indicted on bribery charges, just weeks before a major congress of the ruling Communist Party whose leader Xi Jinping has made fighting corruption a signature issue. ...

Woman accused of stealing $1 million from MN employer

Sep. 27, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal indictment accuses a California woman of stealing more than $1 million from her employer while working for a Minnesota property management company. Mai Houa Xiong, 47, who now lives in Fresno, California, has been indicted by a grand jury in...

Retrial slated for council member, wife in corruption case

Sep. 27, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia City Council member and his wife are scheduled to go on trial again in federal court this week in what prosecutors allege was a “widespread corruption conspiracy.” The first trial of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and his wife, Dawn Chavous, on...

Ex-Nevada deputy attorney general indicted on murder charge

Sep. 23, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii grand jury on Friday indicted a former deputy Nevada attorney general on charges of second-degree murder in connection with the 50-year-old cold case of a Honolulu woman killed in 1972. Tudor Chirila, 77, is in custody in Reno, Nevada, where he is fighting...

Colorado parents charged for kid's fentanyl poisoning, death

Sep. 23, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury in Colorado has indicted two parents on charges of first-degree murder after their toddler died from fentanyl poisoning earlier this year. The indictment released on Thursday alleges that the couple participated in storing, selling and using...

Man indicted for kidnapping girl, forcing her to smoke meth

Sep. 22, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A 52-year-old Hawaii man was indicted this week on multiple counts after he allegedly forced a 15-year-old girl to tie up her boyfriend, then kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, as well as forced her to smoke meth. Authorities say Duncan Mahi walked up to the...

Colorado lawmaker seeks dismissal of voting charge

Sep. 21, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An attorney for a Colorado lawmaker has asked El Paso County prosecutors to dismiss a felony charge that he voted outside the district he lives in and represents in 2020, citing incorrect information presented to a grand jury before his indictment. ...

Ex-Alaska attorney general indicted on sexual abuse counts

Sep. 21, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former Alaska attorney general has been indicted by a state grand jury on three felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor, a special prosecutor announced Wednesday. The allegations against Clyde “Ed” Sniffen involve an Anchorage West High School...