A look at where the investigations related to Trump standDecember 16, 2018 GMT
A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:...
Trump faces peril in docs probe after decades of scrutinyDecember 5, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a businessman and president, Donald Trump faced a litany of lawsuits and criminal investigations yet emerged from the legal scrutiny time and again with his public and political standing largely intact.
Panthers owner David Tepper scrutinized in criminal probeDecember 2, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and his real estate company are the focus of a criminal investigation to see if they misused any public money in their failed effort to build a practice facility for the NFL team in South Carolina.
Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master reviewDecember 2, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information.
Kansas Bureau of Investigation director to retire in JanuaryDecember 1, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Kirk Thompson said Thursday he plans to retire in January after more than a decade of leading the state's largest criminal investigation agency.
Uvalde sues local prosecutor over school shooting recordsDecember 1, 2022 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The city of Uvalde sued the local prosecutor's office Thursday seeking access to records and other investigative materials on the May shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 children and two teachers dead, a move that highlights ongoing tensions over the slow police response and information flow on the rampage.
Ukraine is investigating alleged prisoner shooting videoNovember 22, 2022 GMT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday they were investigating the conduct of Russian troops who appeared in a video that Moscow alleged showed them trying to surrender, then being shot.
SUV slams into Massachusetts Apple store; 1 dead, 16 injuredNovember 21, 2022 GMT
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — An SUV crashed through the front window of an Apple store Monday in Massachusetts, killing one person and injuring 16 others, authorities said.
Police were investigating but didn’t immediately say whether the crash was believed to be accidental.
Ukraine says will look into alleged prisoner shooting videoNovember 20, 2022 GMT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says it will investigate video footage circulated on Russian social media which Moscow alleged shows that Ukrainian forces killed Russian troops who may have been trying to surrender, after one of the men seemingly refused to lay down his weapon and opened fire.
SD Division of Criminal Investigation has a new leaderNovember 14, 2022 GMT
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General-Elect Marty Jackley on Monday named a former employee of the state's Division of Criminal Investigation as the agency's new leader.
Dan Saterlee previously served DCI as an administrative and a field operations assistant director.
2 incumbent Michigan Democrats defeat election deniersNovember 9, 2022 GMT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Democrat attorney general and secretary of state have won reelection, fending off challenges from Republicans who gained prominence in the state party through loyalty to former President Donald Trump and pushing his false claims of a stolen election in 2020.
IRS crime-fighting arm takes on new tasks during Ukraine warNovember 3, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The crime-fighting arm of the IRS, which tracks financial crimes and hunts down pricey properties of sanctioned Russian elites, identified more than $32 billion in funds during the past fiscal year for eventual seizure, the agency reported Thursday.
Doctor to review if Uvalde victims had survivable injuriesNovember 3, 2022 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas doctor said Thursday he is working with state police to determine whether any of the 21 people killed in the Uvalde school shooting could have been saved had medical help arrived sooner.
Army probes whether troops wrongly targeted in bonus scandalNovember 3, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Years after about 1,900 National Guard and Reserve soldiers were swept up in a recruiting bonus scandal, U.S. Army investigators are reviewing the cases and correcting records because some individuals were wrongly blamed and punished, Army officials said Thursday.
Fleeing suspect dies after exchanging gunfire with policeOctober 30, 2022 GMT
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a suspect who was fleeing on foot is dead after exchanging gunfire with officers in Davenport.
The Iowa State Patrol said shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday officers tried to pull over a vehicle, but the driver did not stop.
Chinese officers charged in plot to obstruct US Huawei probeOctober 25, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two suspected Chinese intelligence officers have been charged with attempting to obstruct a U.S. criminal investigation of Chinese tech giant Huawei by offering bribes to someone they thought could provide inside information, the Justice Department said.
Chinese officers charged in plot to obstruct US Huawei probeOctober 25, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two suspected Chinese intelligence officers have been charged with attempting to obstruct a U.S. criminal investigation of Chinese tech giant Huawei by offering bribes to someone they thought could provide inside information, the Justice Department announced Monday.
Victims of fatal Wisconsin fire ID’d as 2 adults, 4 childrenOctober 24, 2022 GMT
HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the six people who died in an apartment fire in southern Wisconsin as two adults and four children.
All six lived together in one apartment of the four-unit building in Hartland, police said in a statement Sunday.
Norway arrests man wanted by Rwanda for role in genocideOctober 19, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man in his 40s who is wanted by Rwanda for his role a genocide in the African country has been arrested in the Norwegian capital of Oslo upon an extradition request, authorities said Wednesday.
Migrants flown to Massachusetts certified as crime victimsOctober 14, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff has certified 49 migrants flown from San Antonio to Massachusetts last month to be crime victims, a move that allows them to apply for special visas to remain in the United States.
Ex-sheriff’s deputy seen kicking prisoner defends actionsOctober 11, 2022 GMT
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — A fired Vermont deputy sheriff who is the only candidate on the November ballot to become sheriff is continuing to insist he did nothing wrong when he was recorded on surveillance video kicking a handcuffed and shackled prisoner.
Death of Pima County inmate in cell under investigationOctober 8, 2022 GMT
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 41-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive in his jail cell where he was being held on a drug charge.
A corrections officer called for medical assistance when he found Benjamin Willhite in his cell at about 5:10 p.m.
Another man arrested after slaying of 1 cop, wounding of 2ndOctober 8, 2022 GMT
BRADLEY, Ill. (AP) — Another person has been arrested in connection with the killing of one police officer and the wounding of a second at a northern Illinois hotel in late December, Illinois State Police said Friday.
Argentine judge launches probe into Nicaragua abuse claimsOctober 6, 2022 GMT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A judge in Argentina has launched a criminal investigation into Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario María Murillo to determine whether they are responsible for crimes against humanity.
Officials: 4,200 Virginia unemployment claims ‘compromised’October 6, 2022 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Employment Commission announced this week that a criminal investigation was underway after the agency identified approximately 4,200 unemployment insurance claims that “may have been compromised.”
Romania investigates leaks from Russian-owned companyOctober 4, 2022 GMT
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities in Romania have opened a criminal investigation into suspected data leaks against four employees of the local branch of neighboring Serbia's NIS Petrol, which is majority-owned by Russia's Gazprom Neft.
Trump records probe: Tensions flare over special masterSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The parallel special master process spawned by the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate has slowed the Justice Department's criminal investigation and exposed simmering tensions between department prosecutors and lawyers for the former president.
Senators push to reform police’s cellphone tracking toolsSeptember 27, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing for legislation that would limit U.S. law enforcement agencies’ ability to buy cellphone tracking tools to follow people’s whereabouts, including back years in time, and sometimes without a search warrant.
Trump allies create a new super PAC called MAGA Inc.September 23, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Top allies of former President Donald Trump are creating a new super PAC that's expected to serve as the main vehicle for his midterm spending and could become a key part of his campaign infrastructure should he move forward with a 2024 White House run.
Trump docs probe: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago recordsSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stark repudiation of Donald Trump's legal arguments, a federal appeals court on Wednesday permitted the Justice Department to resume its use of classified records seized from the former president's Florida estate as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.
Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents searchSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
Ex-Kansas police detective charged with preying on womenSeptember 16, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who has long been accused of sexually preying on Black women during criminal investigations was indicted Thursday on charges that he sexually abused two women, the FBI said.
Ken Starr, whose probe led to Clinton impeachment, diesSeptember 14, 2022 GMT
Ken Starr, a former federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment and put Starr at the center of one of the country’s most polarizing debates of the 1990s, has died at age 76, his family said Tuesday.
EXPLAINER: The intel review of documents at Trump’s estateSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The discovery of hundreds of classified records at Donald Trump's home has thrust U.S.
Trump documents probe: US ready to appeal judge’s holdSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is preparing to appeal a judge's decision granting the appointment of an independent arbiter to review records seized in a criminal investigation by the FBI from former President Donald Trump's Florida home.
Man fatally shot by sheriff’s deputy in central WisconsinSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
STRONGS PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice is leading an investigation into the fatal shooting of a man by a sheriff's deputy.
According to authorities, an Adams County deputy responded to a report of a person walking in the road in the town of Strongs Prairie about 7 p.m.
Challenges mount against Peru’s president, his familySeptember 4, 2022 GMT
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Pedro Castillo’s surprise election brought hopes for change in Peru’s unstable and corrupt political system, but the impoverished rural teacher and political neophyte has found himself so engulfed in impeachment votes and corruption allegations that his presidency has become an exercise in political survival.
How Archives went from ‘National Treasure’ to political preySeptember 3, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the setting for “National Treasure,” the movie in which Nicolas Cage's character tries to steal the Declaration of Independence.
South Dakota AG clears Sioux Falls officer in June shootingSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo announced Friday that his office had cleared a Sioux Falls police officer for shooting at a fleeing man who had pointed a gun toward the officer.
Chief: Man fatally shot by police may have held vape penAugust 31, 2022 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man fatally shot by police in Ohio's capital city appeared to be holding a vape pen in his hand, the city police chief said as an investigation was underway into the shooting.
Nevada judge almost unseals Ronaldo rape case documentsAugust 31, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police report compiled a decade after a woman first made a 2009 rape complaint against international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo almost became public Tuesday by mistake, before a Nevada judge backtracked and kept it sealed.
Lawsuit filed over violent arrest outside Arkansas storeAugust 30, 2022 GMT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man who was beaten and held down by Arkansas law enforcement officers during an arrest that was caught on a widely circulated video has filed a federal lawsuit against the officers.
Sheriff: 4 found fatally shot in ND likely murder-suicideAugust 30, 2022 GMT
CANDO, N.D. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies are investigating the deaths of four people found shot in a wheat field in rural northeast North Dakota as a murder-suicide.
The Towner County Sheriff's Office said deputies were dispatched to the field south of Cando, the county seat, about 6 p.m.
SDSU defends handling of Araiza gang-rape allegation inquiryAugust 30, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State football coach Brady Hoke said Monday he didn't know star punter Matt Araiza had been accused of participating in the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at an off-campus party in October until a civil lawsuit was filed last week.
South Dakota AG clears officers in Sioux Falls shootingAugust 26, 2022 GMT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo said Friday that a police officer and sheriff's deputy were justified in shooting and killing a man in a Sioux Falls Burger King parking lot earlier this month.
Judge orders unsealing of redacted affidavit in Trump searchAugust 26, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge ordered the Justice Department on Thursday to make public a redacted version of the affidavit it relied on when federal agents searched the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump to look for classified documents.
Jackley readies to take AG’s office, looking for top deputyAugust 24, 2022 GMT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley will spend this campaign season searching for the next director of the Division of Criminal Investigation to join him in the attorney general's office after no other candidate has emerged to challenge his bid to take his old job back.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this weekAugust 19, 2022 GMT
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out.
Single lawsuit last remaining legal issue for Deshaun WatsonAugust 18, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — When the first woman accused Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct during a massage session in a lawsuit filed in March 2021, it was just the initial step in a protracted saga that would eventually encompass 23 more civil filings, a criminal investigation and the possibility of indefinite suspension by the NFL.
DHS watchdog rebuffs lawmakers on Secret Service testimonyAugust 16, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general has refused congressional requests for documents and staff testimony about the erasure of Secret Service communication related to the Jan.
Giuliani targeted in criminal probe of 2020 electionAugust 16, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani is a target of the criminal investigation into possible illegal attempts by then-President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, prosecutors informed attorneys for the former New York mayor on Monday.
Police: Man fatally shot by officers was holding pellet gunAugust 15, 2022 GMT
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by Waterloo officers over the weekend was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun during the confrontation, police said Monday.
Michael Ahrens, 32, died at an Iowa City hospital after being shot by police in Waterloo on Saturday afternoon, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation reported.
Trump Organization, CFO’s tax fraud trial set for OctoberAugust 12, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Capping an extraordinary week in Donald Trump’s post-presidency, a New York judge ordered Friday that his company and its longtime finance chief stand trial in the fall on tax fraud charges stemming from a long-running criminal investigation into Trump’s business practices.
Prime minister resigns, adding to political turmoil in PeruAugust 3, 2022 GMT
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's prime minister announced his resignation Wednesday, adding to political uncertainty in the South American nation as President Pedro Castillo faces several criminal investigations after only a year in office.
UN fact-finding mission will probe Ukraine prison killingsAugust 3, 2022 GMT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief said Wednesday he is appointing a fact-finding mission in response to requests from Russia and Ukraine to investigate the killings at a prison in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine that the warring nations accuse each other of carrying out.
Police identify NC man found dead along Delaware roadAugust 3, 2022 GMT
LINCOLN, Del. (AP) — A North Carolina man was found dead along the side of the road in southern Delaware over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.
Troopers were called to the area of Staytonville Road west of North Union Church Road in the Lincoln area of Sussex County around 1:30 a.m.
Ex-Buckeye policeman accused of illegally using databasesAugust 2, 2022 GMT
BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — A former Buckeye police officer has been arrested for allegedly using law enforcement databases to illegally access personal information and criminal histories of multiple people, authorities said Tuesday.
South Dakota AG clears Rapid City officer in May shootingJuly 29, 2022 GMT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An investigation found that a Rapid City police officer was justified in shooting at a woman seven times as she backed her car into a police squad car during a May pursuit, South Dakota's attorney general said Friday.