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Man accused of plotting to bomb bank in downtown Oklahoma City indicted

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Chinese nationals indicted on fentanyl and other illegal drug manufacturing

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Rape allegation makes Muslim teen’s death a capital case

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15 indicted in Philadelphia/Camden drug ring bust

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Prosecutor: 'S-Town' figure pleads guilty to burglary, theft

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Employee helped disability lawyer Eric Conn escape. indictment says | Lexington Herald Leader

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Woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape dropping pursuit of criminal charges

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Grand jury indicts 30 ‘Nine Trey Gangster’ blood members on murder, drug charges
Federal agents arrested 17 members and associates of the “Trey Nine” blood gangsters on RICO, murder and drug charges stemming from an Oct. 12 indictment against dozens tied to the gang, officials said. A jury indicted 30 members and associates of the gang on charges, Unites States District Attorney spokesman Bob Page said in a news release. “The alleged crimes relate to drug distribution in the Atlanta area and acts of violence perpetrated largely against the gang’s own members,” U   Read More ...
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13 indicted over Philadelphia crack cocaine sales, shootings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors say 13 members of rival Philadelphia drug dealing groups have been indicted on various counts of murder and drug trafficking. Acting U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen said Thursday that the groups sold crack cocaine out of two nearby playgrounds referred to as "the Grounds" and "the Pit" in a west Philadelphia neighborhood. Lappen says violence broke out in 2013 when a member of "the Pit" crew killed a rival in an effort to expand his drug dealing territory   Read More ...
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Eight Mount Vernon Goonies gangsters indicted on racketeering charges
Eight suspected members of the Mount Vernon Goonies gang peddled drugs to expand their criminal empire, the feds said Thursday. The alleged gangsters, who also called their crew the Goon Squad, were indicted Tuesday in White Plains Federal Court on racketeering charges related to drug, gun and attempted murder offenses. According to the indictment, the Goonies have had "long-standing and violent" beefs with rival gangs including the Boss Playa Family, Get Money Gangstas, the Gunnas and the Much Better Gang   Read More ...
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13 Involved in Rival Mill Creek Drug Distribution Organizations Indicted
Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced today the indictment of thirteen individuals on charges including murder, drug trafficking, and unlawful possession and use of firearms.   Read More ...
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Ironton man faces death penalty over 4 slayings in Lawrence
IRONTON - Arron L. Lawson, also known as Aaron Lee Lawson, faces the death penalty after a Lawrence County grand jury returned a 13-count indictment Wednesday that includes charges of aggravated murder, rape, abuse of a corpse and kidnapping. Lawson, 23, of Township Road 1051, Ironton, was indicted on four counts of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Stacey Holston, 24, her son, Devin Holston, 8, Stacey's mother, Tammie L   Read More ...
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Physician is latest indicted in pharmacy fraud schemes
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast physician is the latest person indicted on health care fraud charges as part of a series of schemes that federal officials allege cost hundreds of millions. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst says Dr. Albert Diaz of Gulfport was indicted Wednesday in federal court. Hurst says the 16-count indictment accuses Diaz of defrauding Tricare, a federal military health insurance program, by prescribing $2   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. A lawyer for the 67-year-old Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar, attended Thursday’s hearing at the Accountability Court and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Pakistan’s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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We failed Robert Pruett from childhood on. Then Texas executed him.
Our cruel system failed ruett on every level, from his His case is an indictment of the criminal The case is an indictment of our cruel indifference Last week, Texas executed Robert Pruett, who was already serving a for murder when he was convicted of stabbing a correctional officer with a makeshift weapon. Pruett maintained to his death that he had not killed the officer, and there was no physical evidence connecting him to the crime   Read More ...
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted on corruption charges stemming from leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. An accountability court on Thursday indicted Sharif, as well as his daughter and son-in-law. A lawyer for Sharif, who is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment, entered a plea of not guilty. The former prime minister's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and his son, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing and also pleaded not guilty   Read More ...
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Nippon Chemi-Con indicted over price-fixing -U.S. Justice Dept
WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury indicted Japan’s Nippon Chemi-Con Corp for its role in a wide-ranging and long-running conspiracy to fix prices for electrolytic capacitors sold to customers in the United States and elsewhere, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. The felony charge, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, charges that Nippon Chemi-Con conspired to suppress and eliminate competition for electrolytic capacitors from as early as September 1997 until January 2014, the department said in a statement   Read More ...
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Court documents reveal disturbing details of toddler's murder - | WBTV Charlotte
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Disturbing new details about the New Orleans father who police say confessed to killing his 18-month-old daughter. We want to warn you the information you're about to read is extremely disturbing and graphic. According to the arrest warrant, Mark Hambrick told police he stabbed his little girl in the heart 4 times using a serrated kitchen knife   Read More ...
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Grand jury hands up watered-down indictment of ex-UTA board member Terry Diehl
A federal grand jury has handed up a new indictment of former Utah Transit Authority board member Terry Diehl that slashes the number of criminal charges the developer faces from 14 felonies to three. The new indictment strips out 11 counts alleging false declarations and concealment of assets from the bankruptcy fraud case filed in April and leaves Diehl facing three tax-related charges — counts of false declaration, tax evasion and filing a false return   Read More ...
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Man charged in June triple homicide may have been at wrong house, indictment says
BRUNSWICK, GA. | A man arrested on murder charges in the June shooting deaths of a Brunswick couple and their adult grandson intended to burglarize the nearby home of a rival gang associate, according to an indictment returned Wednesday. Roger Lee Owens, 22, was originally charged with three counts of malice murder in the deaths of Carson Holliman, 64, his wife, Vondell Holliman, 63, and their grandson Christopher Holliman, 24, who were found dead June 18 inside their home at 220 Wolfe Street   Read More ...
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Man accused of plotting to bomb bank in downtown Oklahoma City indicted
OKLAHOMA CITY – The man accused of plotting to bomb a downtown Oklahoma City bank has been indicted. Back on August 12 around 1 a.m., the FBI arrested Jerry Drake Varnell, 23, after he allegedly attempted to detonate what he believed to be an explosives-laden van he had parked in an alley next to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City. This week, an Oklahoma City federal grand jury formally charged Varnell with one count of Attempted Use of an Explosive Device   Read More ...
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Suspect in fatal shootings of 4, including boy, is indicted
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected in the deadly Ohio shootings of a 7-year-old boy and three other relatives and a related non-fatal stabbing has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and attempted murder. Twenty-three-year-old Arron Lawson was arrested Oct. 13 after a manhunt near Ironton, just south of where authorities found the bodies in a house trailer. A Lawrence County grand jury on Wednesday also indicted Lawson on charges of felonious assault, rape, kidnapping, corpse abuse, aggravated burglary, vehicle theft, tampering with evidence and failing to comply with a police officer's order   Read More ...
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Top GOP consultant charged with illegal lobbying, conspiracy
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A top Republican political consultant and two former state representatives have been indicted in a corruption scheme in South Carolina's Legislature. Solicitor David Pascoe announced Wednesday the State Grand Jury had indicted Richard Quinn with criminal conspiracy and failure to register as a lobbyist. Former Reps. Tracy Edge and Jim Harrison face several charges, including criminal conspiracy and misconduct   Read More ...
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Top GOP consultant charged with illegal lobbying, conspiracy - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A top Republican political consultant and two former state representatives have been indicted in a corruption scheme in South Carolina's Legislature. Solicitor David Pascoe announced Wednesday the State Grand Jury had indicted Richard Quinn with criminal conspiracy and failure to register as a lobbyist. Former Reps. Tracy Edge and Jim Harrison face several charges, including criminal conspiracy and misconduct   Read More ...
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Top GOP consultant charged with illegal lobbying, conspiracy
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A top Republican political consultant and two former state representatives have been indicted in a corruption scheme in South Carolina's Legislature. Solicitor David Pascoe announced Wednesday the State Grand Jury had indicted Richard Quinn with criminal conspiracy and failure to register as a lobbyist. Former Reps. Tracy Edge and Jim Harrison face several charges, including criminal conspiracy and misconduct   Read More ...
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Aggravated murder, rape listed in 13-count indictment against Ohio slaying suspect
IRONTON - A Lawrence County grand jury on Wednesday returned a 13-count indictment against the man suspected in last week's quadruple homicide. Arron Lee Lawson, 23, also known as Aaron Lee Lawson, of Township Road 1051, Ironton, was indicted on four counts of aggravated murder, for which Prosecutor Brigham Anderson has said he will seek the death penalty. Lawson is charged with fatally shooting Donald McGuire, 50, and his wife, Tammie L   Read More ...
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Marcia Clark Says Harvey Weinstein Should Expect Criminal Charges
EXCLUSIVE 's troubles are just beginning, because in's expert legal opinion ... he'll likely be facing a criminal jury soon. We got the famed O.J. Simpson prosecutor at LAX Wednesday and she said accusers coming forward, and lawsuits are just the start for Weinstein. The next step, she says, could be criminal charges. Marcia knows of what she speaks -- on Tuesday the L   Read More ...
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Ascension President Kenny Matassa loses bid to have bribery indictment thrown out
A state judge on Wednesday denied a motion by attorneys for Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa to have his indictment on election bribery charges thrown out. The decision by 23rd Judicial District Judge Jason Verdigets allows the prosecution of Matassa to go forward. The state Attorney General's Office had argued in court filings responding to the defense motion that it was without is without merit and should be denied   Read More ...
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Chinese nationals indicted on fentanyl and other illegal drug manufacturing
WASHINGTON — Two Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges they manufactured tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics that were then peddled in the United States, killing at least four people and seriously injuring five others, Justice Department officials announced Tuesday. Authorities said the men controlled one of the most prolific international drug-trafficking organizations, but with no extradition treaty with China, the chances are slim they will ever be brought to the U   Read More ...
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JUST IN: Austin police officer fired 4 months after federal indictment
An Austin police officer was fired today, four months after a federal grand jury indicted him on a charge of making a false statement to a U.S. agency in the midst of his wife’s Social Security fraud case. Officer Roosevelt Granderson II was fired, not because of the charges, but because he did not attend two separate Internal Affairs interviews, according to an Austin police disciplinary memo   Read More ...
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Suspect in Vista shooting indicted on federal gun charge
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - One of the four shooting suspects involved in the Vista shootout from last month has been indicted on federal gun charges. Maleik Houseal, 22, of Newberry, was charged in a 1-count indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1). According to documents, Houseal was seen on surveillance video obtained by CPD leaving the Empire Supper Club after closing and walks back to the nearby corner of Park Street and Lady Street with a black handgun   Read More ...
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Chinese nationals indicted on illegal drug manufacturing
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges they manufactured tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics that were then peddled in the United States, killing at least four people and seriously injuring five others, Justice Department officials announced Tuesday. Authorities said the men controlled one of the most prolific international drug-trafficking organizations, but with no extradition treaty with China, the chances are slim they will ever be brought to the U   Read More ...
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18 inmates indicted in deadly Delaware prison siege
The family of slain Lt. Steven Floyd Sr. and five other prison employees held hostage in February are claiming in a federal lawsuit that Delaware officials placed money before their safety for over 16 years. 4/18/17 Damian Giletto/The News Journal. WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware prosecutors indicted 18 prisoners for the February takeover of a state prison — an 18-hour siege that resulted in the death of a Department of Corrections officer   Read More ...
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Former auto dealer indicted for fraud, money laundering
MADISON, Wis. — The former general manager of a Madison auto dealership has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud and money laundering charges. The federal indictment unsealed Monday against 53-year-old Allen Foster, of Sun Prairie, follows a lawsuit filed last year by his former employer, Smart Motors, alleging he embezzled several million dollars. The indictment in U.S. District Court charges Foster with 12 counts of wire fraud and eight counts of money laundering   Read More ...
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15 indicted in massive N.J. heroin, cocaine ring bust
TRENTON -- Fifteen alleged members of a major drug ring operating in New Jersey and Pennsylvania were indicted on racketeering and drug charges, authorities announced Tuesday. Prosecutors claim Fernando Diaz-Rivera, 34, ran the operation from his homes in Salem and Puerto Rico, where he commanded crews pumping 20 to 30 kilos of heroin and cocaine into Camden and North Philadelphia every month   Read More ...
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Audit: $316,000 gone after Zeigler ex-treasurer indicted
ZEIGLER, Ill. (AP) _ An audit has found that a small southern Illinois city’s former treasurer who faces a federal indictment may have stolen nearly $316,000. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that the audit for the city of Zeigler (ZIG’-ler) reports that former treasurer Ryan Thorpe allegedly stole the money from January 2013 to August 2017. A federal grand jury indicted Thorpe Oct   Read More ...
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Rape allegation makes Muslim teen’s death a capital case
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An already disturbing case about a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed as she walked to her mosque took another unsettling turn after an indictment alleged the victim was raped as well. The indictment Monday includes capital murder and rape charges and will allow prosecutors to pursue a death-penalty case against Darwin Martinez-Torres, 22, of Sterling. He is accused in the slaying of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, whose death back in June rattled northern Virginia’s Muslim community   Read More ...
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Chinese nationals indicted on illegal drug manufacturing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges they manufactured tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics that were then peddled in the United States, killing at least four people and seriously injuring five others, Justice Department officials announced Tuesday. Authorities said the men controlled one of the most prolific international drug-trafficking organizations but with no extradition treaty with China, the chances are slim they will ever be brought to the U   Read More ...
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15 indicted in Philadelphia/Camden drug ring bust
A total of 15 people have been indicted on racketeering charges following the takedown of a drug ring that allegedly supplied cocaine and heroin to Camden and North Philadelphia, the New Jersey attorney general's office announced Tuesday.   Read More ...
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Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fugitive Kentucky lawyer embroiled in a massive Social Security fraud case had help in carrying out the escape plot he hatched a year before fleeing, according to a federal indictment. The newly released indictment alleges that an employee of Eric Conn, the missing lawyer, opened a bank account that Conn used to transfer money out of the country   Read More ...
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Court documents provide gruesome details about mother confessing to killing 2 boys in Wilmington
A mother with two young boys has been charged with their murders after she called police to tell them she drowned them to death in a home where they were conducting a welfare check, according to court documents obtained by WDEL. In court paperwork filed by the Wilmington Police Department with the Delaware Department of Justice, Kula Pelima, 30, has been charged with the first-degree murder of her two young boys--a 5-year-old, just 24 days shy of his 6th birthday, and a 3-month-old just born at the end of June   Read More ...
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$316,000 gone after Zeigler ex-treasurer indicted
ZEIGLER, Ill. (AP) — An audit has found that a small southern Illinois city's former treasurer who faces a federal indictment may have stolen nearly $316,000. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that the audit for the city of Zeigler (ZIG'-ler) reports that former treasurer Ryan Thorpe allegedly stole the money from January 2013 to August 2017. A federal grand jury indicted Thorpe Oct   Read More ...
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Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fugitive Kentucky lawyer embroiled in a massive Social Security fraud case had help in carrying out the escape plot he hatched a year before fleeing, according to a federal indictment. The newly released indictment alleges that an employee of Eric Conn, the missing lawyer, opened a bank account that Conn used to transfer money out of the country   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 'S-Town' figure pleads guilty to burglary, theft
Criminal charges linked to events that occurred in series, authorities say. . Prosecutor: 'S-Town' figure pleads guilty to burglary, theft Criminal charges linked to events that occurred in series, authorities say CENTREVILLE, Ala. — An Alabama man featured in the hit podcast "S-Town" has pleaded guilty to criminal charges linked to events that occurred in the serial. Bibb County District Attorney Michael Jackson said Tyler Goodson pleaded guilty Monday to a felony burglary charge and two misdemeanor counts of theft and criminal trespassing   Read More ...
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