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Trump braces for possible federal charges after being warned he's a target of documents probe

Jun. 08, 2023 17:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and his aides are bracing for a potential indictment in the classified documents investigation as prosecutors handling the probe were spotted Thursday at a Miami courthouse where a grand jury has been hearing from witnesses. The former...

Joran van der Sloot, chief suspect in 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway, arrives in US to face extortion charges

Jun. 08, 2023 15:33 PM EDT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Joran van der Sloot, chief suspect in 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway, arrives in US to face extortion charges.

2 men charged with killing cellmate in West Virginia jail

Jun. 08, 2023 15:14 PM EDT

BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia authorities have charged two men with killing a fellow inmate at Southern Regional Jail. Lucas Mathew Wagnar, 28, and Isaiah Marshall McBride, 27, have been charged with murder in the death of Douglas Alan Cunningham, 79, The Register-Herald...

Mentally ill or deliberate killer? Trial starts for man charged with killing Massachusetts officer

Jun. 08, 2023 14:58 PM EDT

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The prosecutor in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a Massachusetts police officer and an innocent bystander nearly five years ago told jurors in opening statements on Thursday that the suspect acted with deliberation when he used the officer's own gun to shoot...

Father accused of killing Harmony Montgomery is convicted on unrelated gun charges

Jun. 08, 2023 13:38 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire father charged in the murder of his missing 5-year-old daughter Harmony Montgomery was convicted of unrelated gun charges Thursday. A jury found Adam Montgomery, 33, guilty of six charges: two counts each of being an armed career criminal,...

Former USC football player arrested, charged with raping 2 women

Jun. 07, 2023 22:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former University of Southern California football player Joshua Jackson Jr. has been arrested and charged with raping two women. Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced the charges Wednesday against Jackson, who played for the Trojans in...

House Republicans pull back contempt charge against FBI director Wray over Biden doc

Jun. 07, 2023 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday called off a vote on a contempt of Congress charge against FBI Director Christopher Wray, accepting a last-minute offer by the bureau to allow the full committee access to a confidential document of an...

Justice Dept. moves closer toward possible indictment of Trump in classified documents investigation

Jun. 07, 2023 21:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury investigating Donald Trump in Florida heard from at least one additional witness Wednesday amid signs that the Justice Department was moving toward a possible indictment over the former president's mishandling of classified documents. In the...

Actor Jay Johnston, known for 'Bob's Burgers' character, arrested on Capitol riot charges

Jun. 07, 2023 20:56 PM EDT

An actor known for his roles on the comedy television shows “Bob's Burgers” and “Mr. Show with Bob and David” was arrested Wednesday on charges that he joined a mob of Donald Trump supporters in confronting police officers during the U.S. Capitol riot, court records show. Jay...

2 Connecticut officers fired over treatment of man paralyzed in police van after 2022 arrest

Jun. 07, 2023 20:49 PM EDT

The City of New Haven, Connecticut, fired two police officers Wednesday for what authorities called their reckless actions and lack of compassion toward Richard “Randy” Cox, who was injured and became paralyzed in the back of a police van after his arrest last year. City police...