Ohio New: Columbus Couple Charged with Crimes Related to Violent, Armed Bank Robbery in Whitehall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged two Columbus individuals with crimes related to an armed robbery in September in Whitehall. Robert K. Mason, 42, and Bretta L. Nallen, 43, both of Columbus, were charged in the indictment returned here yesterday. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, … Continue reading Ohio New: Columbus Couple Charged with Crimes Related to Violent, Armed Bank Robbery in Whitehall

PHILADELPHIA | Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

PHILADELPHIA— Bill Cosby‘s lawyers have filed a list of 11 alleged trial errors as they try to undo his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term. The lawyers filed a motion Tuesday saying Pennsylvania trial Judge Steven O’Neill had a feud with a key pretrial witness, the former county prosecutor who declined to … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Memoirist who wrote about priest dad wins Thurber prize

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman who wrote a memoir about having a married Roman Catholic priest for a father has won the country’s top humor writing prize. Patricia Lockwood, author of “Priestdaddy,” received the Thurber Prize for American Humor last week in Columbus, Ohio. The Thurber House literary center and museum awards the prize each … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Memoirist who wrote about priest dad wins Thurber prize

Ohio New: Columbus Woman, Tawnya Writesel Sentenced for Committing Tax Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Tawnya Writesel, also known as Tawnya Rutan, 40, of Columbus, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 12 months and one day in prison and was ordered to pay more than $108,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for conspiring to submit false claims for income tax refunds with the … Continue reading Ohio New: Columbus Woman, Tawnya Writesel Sentenced for Committing Tax Fraud

PARIS | The cost of France’s protests running into billions

PARIS — France’s wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already cost the eurozone’s second-largest economy a fortune. Road blockades, demonstrations and successive weekends of rioting in Paris and other towns have left supermarket shelves empty, stopped shoppers from buying Christmas gifts and scared away tourists. And the government stands … Continue reading PARIS | The cost of France’s protests running into billions

Wisconsin New: Hortonville Man, Jason W. Junek Receives 15 Year Sentence for Sexual Exploitation of Minors

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 10, 2018, Jason W. Junek (age: 42) of Hortonville, Wisconsin, was sentenced by Chief District Judge William C. Griesbach to 15 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of minor children in violation of Title 18 United … Continue reading Wisconsin New: Hortonville Man, Jason W. Junek Receives 15 Year Sentence for Sexual Exploitation of Minors

New York News: Honduran Congressman, FREDY RENAN NAJERA MONTOYA Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Possessing Machineguns And Destructive Devices

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that FREDY RENAN NAJERA MONTOYA pled guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court to charges that he conspired to import cocaine into the United States and possessed machineguns and destructive devices during the course of that conspiracy.  NAJERA, … Continue reading New York News: Honduran Congressman, FREDY RENAN NAJERA MONTOYA Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Possessing Machineguns And Destructive Devices

BERLIN  | German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

BERLIN  — An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday the raid in the western city of Luedenscheid was part of a coordinated … Continue reading BERLIN  | German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman