COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh was indicted Friday on 27 additional charges, with prosecutors saying he stole nearly $5 million in settlement money he had obtained for his dead housekeeper, an injured state trooper and other people and fees meant for his law firm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of a Philippines-based church was charged with having sex with women and underage girls who faced threats of abuse and “eternal damnation” unless they catered to the self-proclaimed “son of God,” federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former college professor was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly starting four wildfires in Northern California earlier this year that threatened to trap firefighters as they battled a massive fire nearby, federal prosecutors said.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian military prosecutors on Thursday indicted a group of serving and retired military officials on charges of spying for Russia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia council member convicted along with a prominent labor leader in a federal public corruption case says he plans to wait until his scheduled sentencing in February before resigning from his office.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver police department has agreed to reforms after the killing of Elijah McClain led to indictments against officers and a first-of-its-kind civil rights investigation that found a pattern of racially-biased policing and excessive force.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A prominent Philadelphia labor leader convicted in a federal public corruption case is resigning from his posts atop the city's electricians' union and an umbrella council of building trades unions.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former manager for an influential Iowa-based pork dealer has died in a crash, days after federal prosecutors charged him in a scheme to swindle hog farmers through fraudulent buying practices.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon's indictment on contempt of Congress charges is the nation's first since 1983, and his appearance in federal court provides a rare glimpse into one of U.S. lawmakers' politically messiest and least-used powers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon appeared before a judge to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from Congress' Jan. 6 committee, then declared combatively outside court that he was “taking on the Biden regime” in fighting the charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon appeared before a judge on Monday to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from Congress' Jan. 6 committee, then declared combatively outside court that he was “taking on the Biden regime” in fighting the charges.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A powerful Philadelphia labor leader and a city council member were found guilty of conspiracy charges Monday in a corruption trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, has been indicted on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has asked a federal judge to move his trial to February to give his attorney more time to review more than 11,600 pages of documents and more than 50 audio/visual recordings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon indicted on contempt of Congress charges after defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two southeast Iowa teenagers were formally charged Friday with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of a high school Spanish teacher, and a judge said there was enough evidence for the case to go to trial.
STONECREST, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta mayor has waived indictment on charges that he took part in a kickback scheme to steal federal coronavirus relief funds, in what his lawyer said was a prelude to a guilty plea.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State Patrol officer with a history of excessive force allegations has been indicted on a federal charge over a 2017 traffic stop in which dash-camera video captured him roughing up a motorcyclist.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal court jury must now decide on the corruption case against a powerful Philadelphia labor leader and a city council member.
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that eccentric real estate heir Robert Durst has been indicted in the death of his first wife, who vanished nearly four decades ago, her family has some questions. Namely, what took so long?
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury in North Carolina has returned a sealed, 12-count indictment charging 24 people in a scheme to defraud the federal government and four states of millions of dollars in tax revenues from cigarette sales.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan initially expressed support in a private message to his former chief of staff when a severance payment to him now at the center of a federal indictment first became public, but Hogan’s spokesman said Thursday the message was sent before the governor learned how the payment was obtained.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A teenager with a lengthy arrest record was indicted Thursday on a first-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of a South Florida police officer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two guards and a jail secretary were bribed to smuggle drugs, booze and cellphones to inmates at the troubled Metropolitan Correction Center in lower Manhattan for over a year, authorities said Thursday as they announced charges against the trio and eight former inmates.