Baltimore attorney pleads not guilty in narcotics case
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A prominent Baltimore defense attorney has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an alleged narcotics conspiracy.
Convicted ex-Honolulu police chief files for divorce
HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Honolulu police chief convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii's biggest corruption case wants a divorce from his wife and co-defendant, a former deputy city...
NY judge charged with obstruction of justice
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a New York judge over a scheme to impede a federal investigation into a nonprofit financial institution.
5 charged in Klamath drug-trafficking organization
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Five people have been charged for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and heroin manufactured in Mexico in the Klamath Falls...
7 indicted in California to Rhode Island drug pipeline
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say seven people have been indicted for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to ship drugs from California to Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Prison consultant pleads guilty in drug program scam
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A consultant who coached people convicted of federal crimes on how to minimize their prison time pleaded guilty Thursday to fraud and conspiracy charges.
Federal prosecutor: Chicago officers ‘betrayed their badges’
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday during...
The Latest: Pair get month terms for rigging child’s exams
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local):
A business executive and his wife have each been sentenced to a month in prison for...
Man pleads guilty in charges stemming from wave of raids
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man in Maine whose properties were part of a federal raid of more than 20 marijuana sites has pleaded guilty to drug charges.
Alabama woman accused of failed murder plot in Illinois
GENESEO, Ill. (AP) — An Alabama woman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in what authorities say was a failed plot to kill two people in Illinois.
South Carolina man sentenced in Tennessee in meth ring case
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to almost 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, launder money and...
Amateur basketball coach gets 3 months prison in NCAA case
NEW YORK (AP) — An amateur coach was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for his role in a college basketball bribery scheme that sought to steer impressionable NBA-bound athletes toward...
3 volunteer firefighters charged with arson in West Virginia
RHODELL, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia have charged three volunteer firefighters with first-degree arson and conspiracy.
News outlets report Rhodell volunteer firefighters...
Sports business manager gets year in prison in NCAA scandal
NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager convicted of bribery conspiracy in a college basketball scandal that shook amateur athletics was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in...
Former US Rep. Chris Collins pleads guilty to conspiracy and making false statements in insider trading case
NEW YORK (AP) — Former US Rep. Chris Collins pleads guilty to conspiracy and making false statements in insider trading case.
Another Paterson police officer pleads guilty to corruption
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Another officer with a northern New Jersey police department has admitted his role in a conspiracy that involved illegal searches and vehicle stops, thefts from drug suspects...
Why Trump asked Ukraine’s president about ‘CrowdStrike’
In his now-infamous July phone call with Ukraine's president , President Donald Trump referred briefly to a long- discredited conspiracy theory that tries to cast doubt on Russia's role in the...
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Mississippian convicted in plot to kidnap, rape billionaire
POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been convicted in a plot to kidnap and extort a billionaire by filming the billionaire being raped and threatening to share the video...
Former South Texas judge gets prison for bribery
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former South Texas judge has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after he was convicted of conspiracy, bribery and obstructing justice.
Iranian woman deported following conspiracy sentence
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Iranian woman who was brought to the U.S. to face charges accusing her of illegally circumventing trade sanctions has been deported to her home country, her lawyer said...
Iranian sentenced in Minnesota in tech export scheme
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Iranian citizen has been sentenced in Minnesota to 27 months in federal prison for her role in an alleged conspiracy to illegally export restricted technology from the U.S....
NY man convicted of funding travel to join terror group
NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man has been convicted of collecting cash to fund a co-conspirator's travel to fight on behalf of the Islamic State.
Feds: Engineer manipulated diesel emissions at Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Tuesday expanded a criminal investigation of the auto industry by charging a Fiat Chrysler engineer with rigging pollution tests on more than 100,000 diesel...
The Latest: New charges added for parent accused in scheme
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local):
Additional charges are being added for the latest parent accused in the sweeping college...
Kansas man sentenced to 20 years in death of drug informant
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the October 2017 death of a confidential drug informant.
Ex-Maryland jailer gets prison for running Crips conspiracy
JESSUP, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland corrections officer has been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for working as a high-ranking member of the 8-Trey Crips street gang.
Kealoha conspiracy sentencing re-scheduled for Halloween
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge is postponing sentencing for a retired Honolulu police chief and his wife convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii's largest corruption case.
Baltimore defense attorney indicted in narcotics case
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...
California woman pleads guilty in ‘birth tourism’ scheme
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who ran a Southern California "birth tourism" business that charged Chinese clients to help them give birth in the United States has pleaded guilty to conspiracy...
LA man will plead guilty to smuggling cocaine to Australia
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has agreed to plead guilty to smuggling nearly 90 pounds of cocaine to Australia by concealing it in items such as water heaters, air conditioners and...
Former Anderlecht executive charged in money-laundering case
BRUSSELS (AP) — Former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck was handed preliminary charges of money-laundering, forgery and criminal conspiracy on Friday for his alleged role in a corruption...
Jury convicts man arrested after fatal overdose
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man arrested more than two years ago after a woman died of an overdose has been convicted on conspiracy and drug distribution charges.
Alleged street gang member pleads guilty to racketeering
CHICAGO (AP) — A member of a Chicago street gang implicated in drug trafficking and deadly violence on the city's West Side has pleaded guilty to federal racketeering conspiracy...
Man pleads in drug raid that sent officers to hospital
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty to federal drug possession and conspiracy to distribute charges following a raid at his home that authorities said resulted in a drug exposure...
Lawsuit: City violated woman’s rights to protect officer
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city is accused of violating the due process rights of a woman in order to protect the identity of a police officer who shocked her with a stun...
Louisiana mom allegedly sends drugs to jailed son
MONROE, La. (AP) — A 75-year-old Louisiana woman is accused of plotting to smuggle a drug used to treat pain and addiction to her jailed son.
New Mexico lawyer, Nevada client indicted in tax conspiracy
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico attorney and his Nevada client have been indicted over accusations they conspired to file false federal income tax returns.
30 indicted in international drug distribution scheme
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 30 people have been indicted in an alleged conspiracy to distribute hundreds of pounds of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine from Mexico through...
Around 2,000 people vie to prove German city doesn’t exist
BERLIN (AP) — Around 2,000 people are vying to win 1 million euros ($1.1 million) offered by a German city to anyone who can deliver solid proof it doesn't exist.
New Jersey man charged in alleged online dating scheme
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been accused of duping people into sending money to people posing as U.S. military personnel in a $2.1 million online dating scheme.
Man sentenced for large-scale pot trafficking conspiracy
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a large-scale marijuana trafficking operation.
Ex-UAW official pleads guilty in broad corruption probe
DETROIT (AP) — A former United Auto Workers official accused of taking about $2 million in kickbacks from vendors has pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges.
Judge rejects good Samaritan defense in immigration case
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge rejected a good Samaritan defense sought by a Nebraska man who is accused in a conspiracy to harbor people living in the U.S. illegally.
Man sentenced to 20 years in prison in drug killing
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a drug conspiracy that included a fatal shooting.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 42-year-old Marquis...
Ohio woman pleads guilty to ATM skimming in Connecticut
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. attorney for Connecticut says an Ohio woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to using skimming equipment on ATMs to read customers' card numbers.
Woman accused of plotting foiled attack on bar pleads guilty
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A woman who police said bought a shotgun and plotted a foiled domestic terror attack on an Ohio bar with her boyfriend pleaded guilty to conspiracy.
Prosecutors modify charges against teens in murder case
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors have added conspiracy charges against two California teens facing trial in connection with the stabbing death of an Idaho woman.