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State police union to stop paying ex-president's legal fees

Sep. 19, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The union representing Massachusetts State Police troopers and sergeants says it has voted to stop paying the legal fees for its former president who was indicted on several federal charges last week. The Boston Globe reports the State Police Association of Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly...

North Carolina donor wants political bribery case dropped

Sep. 19, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for the North Carolina insurance magnate charged with trying to bribe the state's top insurance regulator say the case should be dismissed because he was exercising his right to support elected officials who were responsive to constituents. Greg Lindberg's lawyers this week...

State Police trooper indicted for shooting at ATV rider

Sep. 19, 2019 8:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Massachusetts State Police trooper authorities say shot an all-terrain vehicle driver during a confrontation on a Boston highway. The Suffolk district attorney's office says Trooper Matthew Sheehan shot and injured 28-year-old Aderito Monteiro during a...

Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass

Sep. 18, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Georgia judge, along with a co-founder of DragonCon and two other people, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network. The indictment charges Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader, DragonCon...

Woman sues Epstein estate, saying she was abused at age 14

Sep. 18, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman whose claims of sexual abuse against Jeffrey Epstein were outlined in a federal indictment sued his estate Wednesday, saying the wealthy financier took advantage of her family's poor financial position to abuse her from age 14 to 17. The lawsuit in Manhattan federal court sought...

Baltimore defense attorney indicted in narcotics case

Sep. 18, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a prominent Baltimore defense attorney in an alleged narcotics conspiracy. Federal officials announced the indictment against Kenneth Ravenell on Wednesday. It alleges Ravenell received payments from a drug-trafficker client and his associates for coaching...

Former Alabama corrections supervisor indicted in beating

Sep. 18, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama corrections supervisor was indicted for failing to stop a sergeant under his command from kicking and beating a handcuffed inmate, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of 39-year-old Willie Burks, who was a lieutenant...

Florida man charged with racially threatening black activist

Sep. 18, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

A Florida man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he cyberstalked and made racist threats against a black activist in Virginia to interfere with his plans to run for a seat on Charlottesville's city council. Daniel McMahon, 31, of Brandon, Florida, was indicted in Virginia on charges that include...

Indictment made public for man charged in El Paso attack

Sep. 18, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in Texas on Wednesday released the grand jury indictment filed last week against a man accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart last month. The one-page indictment against Patrick Crusius offers few new details but lists the names of the 22 victims who were killed...

Alabama man indicted in slaying of his 78-year-old father

Sep. 18, 2019 7:06 AM EDT

DUTTON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say they've arrested a man who killed his father two years ago. News outlets report 59-year-old Byron Shirey was arrested Tuesday. A Jackson County grand jury indicted him last week on a murder charge in the death of 78-year-old Charles Shirey. Chief Deputy Rocky...