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West Virginia man indicted for fatal Maryland shootings

Jul. 07, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

SMITHSBURG, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted the West Virginia man accused of shooting and killing three coworkers at a Maryland machine shop and then shooting and wounding a state trooper who was responding to the incident. Joe Louis Esquivel, 23, of Hedgesville, West...

Reward reaches $50K for information in Concord killings

Jul. 07, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A reward has now reached $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or people responsible for killing a Concord couple, New Hampshire authorities said Thursday. Stephen Reid, 67, and Djeswende Reid, 66, left their apartment...

Maryland man indicted on 18 charges in deputy's killing

Jul. 03, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The 21-year-old Maryland man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in June has been indicted on a total of 18 charges. Austin Jacob Allen Davidson was indicted last week on charges including first- and second-degree murder, using a firearm in the commission...

Prosecutors seek to keep charges alive in Flint water crisis

Jul. 01, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors signaled Friday that they would pursue the same charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and eight others in the Flint water crisis, just a few days after the state Supreme Court said indictments must be dismissed. The attorney general's office...

2 Tennessee officers charged after inmate was punched

Jul. 01, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two former Tennessee prison officers have been charged with writing false reports after one of them hit an inmate, federal prosecutors said Friday. Former Tennessee Department of Correction tactical officers Javian Griffin, 36, and Sebron Hollands, 32, have...

2 accused of fraud in applying for $5M in CARES Act loans

Jul. 01, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in New Hampshire on multiple fraud charges alleging that they falsely applied for $5 million in federal CARES Act loans for companies and misused some of the proceeds, including one man's purchase of a Rolls Royce. ...

Baltimore man indicted for multiple fake loan applications

Jul. 01, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore man for submitting several fraudulent loan applications as well as stealing the identity of a tax preparer, according to a federal prosecutor. Dana Lamar Antonio Hayes Jr., 37, on federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering, and...

Alex Murdaugh charged in money laundering and drug scheme

Jun. 29, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Once prominent and soon-to-be disbarred South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh has been indicted again, this time prosecutors saying his crimes extended to an eight-year money laundering and painkiller ring with a friend and former client charged with trying to help him commit...

Former Hogan aide faces additional federal charge

Jun. 29, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed an additional charge against a former aide to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for allegedly falsifying records. A superseding indictment was announced against Roy McGrath by the U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday in a case that alleges he...

Giuliani's former Ukraine fixer gets 20 months in prison

Jun. 29, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in former President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and eight months in prison for fraud and campaign finance crimes by a judge who said fraud had become “a way of...