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WASHINGTON | With final jabs at FBI, Michael Flynn heads to sentencing

WASHINGTON— Michael Flynn will likely walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which he lied about his Russian contacts. Flynn has not tried to retract his guilty plea, and there’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | With final jabs at FBI, Michael Flynn heads to sentencing

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lying about Moscow deal

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Michael Cohen’s guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has confessed that he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he pursued on Trump’s behalf during the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lying about Moscow deal

NEW YORK | The Latest: Trump calls Cohen a ‘weak person’ who is ‘lying’

NEW YORK —The Latest on Michael Cohen‘s guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 11 a.m. The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says there’s a trend among close allies of President Donald Trump not telling the truth. Sen. Mark Warner’s comments … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Trump calls Cohen a ‘weak person’ who is ‘lying’

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. | Indiana judge says boy lacked remorse for school shooting

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — A 13-year-old boy has shown no remorse for shooting his teacher and a classmate at his Indianapolis-area school, and he will remain the responsibility of the state juvenile detention system until he is 18, an Indiana judge ruled Wednesday. Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge Paul Felix rejected a request from the boy’s … Continue reading NOBLESVILLE, Ind. | Indiana judge says boy lacked remorse for school shooting

Missouri News: Oklahoma man, Darrell Eugene Black, pleads guilty to armed robbery of Columbia Hotel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to the armed robbery of a hotel in Columbia, Missouri on May 31, 2017. Darrell Eugene Black, 25, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to one count of robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime … Continue reading Missouri News: Oklahoma man, Darrell Eugene Black, pleads guilty to armed robbery of Columbia Hotel

WASHINGTON | Review underway for Russia probe documents ordered released

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages. Trump made the extraordinary move Monday in response to calls from his allies in Congress who say they … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Review underway for Russia probe documents ordered released

RENTON, Wash | AP Source: Seahawks to sign Mychal Kendricks

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks are expected to sign linebacker Mychal Kendricks to a one-year contract despite his recent guilty plea on insider trading charges. Two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that Kendricks’ agreement is expected to be finalized in time for him to join the Seahawks … Continue reading RENTON, Wash | AP Source: Seahawks to sign Mychal Kendricks

Arizona News: Former Police Evidence Technician, Christy Conley, Admits to Stealing $25K

QUARTZSITE, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Christy Conley, a former evidence technician with Quartzsite Police Department, who stole thousands of dollars of cash in impounded evidence. Conley pled guilty to one count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and one count of Tampering with Evidence.  As a part of her … Continue reading Arizona News: Former Police Evidence Technician, Christy Conley, Admits to Stealing $25K

NEW YORK | Pawn to pauper: Broke Trump foe Cohen crowdfunds legal bills

NEW YORK— Mired in financial woes, Michael Cohen is sticking his hand out and asking the public for help paying for his legal defense, and one anonymous donor already has ponied up $50,000. Through his lawyer, Donald Trump’s former “fixer” says collecting contributions through a GoFundMe page set up after his guilty plea this week … Continue reading NEW YORK | Pawn to pauper: Broke Trump foe Cohen crowdfunds legal bills

NEW YORK | Cohen’s plea done, where will federal prosecutors turn next?

NEW YORK  — The guilty plea of President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, may not mean it’s “case closed” for federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Those prosecutors scrambled to get a plea deal done to avoid appearances that news of it could influence the midterm elections. And they were mum Wednesday about what might come … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cohen’s plea done, where will federal prosecutors turn next?

WASHINGTON | Republicans _ and some Democrats _ reject impeachment talk

WASHINGTON — The day after President Donald Trump was implicated in a federal crime, members of both parties dismissed talk of impeachment, with some Democrats expressing fears Wednesday about such a politically risky step, and Republicans shrugging off the accusations or withholding judgment. The legal entanglements surrounding Trump — the guilty plea by former lawyer … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Republicans _ and some Democrats _ reject impeachment talk

Kentucky News: Federal Authorities Secure Health Care Fraud Pleas in Breathitt County According to Kentucky AG Andy Beshear

FRANKFORT, KY – A Breathitt County ambulance company, its owner and two employees have pleaded guilty to health care fraud in federal court, Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse announced Thursday. Hershel Jay “Jay” Arrowood, Lesa Arrowood, Terry Herald and Arrow-Med Ambulance Inc. entered pleas July 31 right before … Continue reading Kentucky News: Federal Authorities Secure Health Care Fraud Pleas in Breathitt County According to Kentucky AG Andy Beshear

Ohio News: Ohio Man, John M. Dugan, Sentenced to Prison for Rape of Juveniles

CAMBRIDGE, OH — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that a Guernsey County man has been sentenced to spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to raping two juveniles. John M. Dugan, 43, of Cambridge pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor.  Guernsey County … Continue reading Ohio News: Ohio Man, John M. Dugan, Sentenced to Prison for Rape of Juveniles

South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Announces Six Plead Guilty as Part of Theft Ring

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announces that six individuals pleaded guilty this week for their roles in the theft and sale of nearly $400,000 worth of personal property stolen from victims in Marlboro County. Among those that entered pleas are: Christopher Jermaine Carter of Bennettsville, SC, who pleaded guilty to one … Continue reading South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Announces Six Plead Guilty as Part of Theft Ring

Missouri News: St. Louis Man, David T. McGee, Pleads Guilty to Committing Two Bank Robberies while on Parole for Bank Robbery

ST LOUIS, MO – David T. McGee, 47, of St. Louis, pled guilty to two counts of committing a bank robbery.  He appeared in federal court Friday morning before U.S. District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig. According to court documents, on April 17, 2017, McGee entered the Great Southern Bank in Ferguson and slid a piece … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Man, David T. McGee, Pleads Guilty to Committing Two Bank Robberies while on Parole for Bank Robbery

New York A.G. Underwood Announces Guilty Pleas Of Transportation Company, Corporate President, Company Driver For Stealing Over $1.2 Million In Medicaid Fraud Case

716 Transportation, Inc. Owner to Repay Over $900,000 to New York State, Faces Prison Time BUFFALO, NY – New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced the guilty pleas of 716 Transportation, Inc. of Tonawanda, NY; its President, Wossen Ambaye; and one of the company’s drivers, Haimid Thompson, for stealing over $1.2 million in … Continue reading New York A.G. Underwood Announces Guilty Pleas Of Transportation Company, Corporate President, Company Driver For Stealing Over $1.2 Million In Medicaid Fraud Case

Missouri News: Former St. Louis Police Officer, Cauncenet Brown, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Accept Bribes

St. Louis, MO – Cauncenet Brown, 42, of Perris, CA, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to accept bribes in connection with a scheme to obtain un-redacted accident reports for use in Dr. Mitchell Davis’ Chiropractic Clinic. According to court documents, former Police Officer Cauncenet Brown received payments from Galina Davis, the wife of Dr. Mitchell Davis … Continue reading Missouri News: Former St. Louis Police Officer, Cauncenet Brown, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Accept Bribes

Missouri News: St. Louis County Doctor, Dr. Vidal Sheen, Pleads Guilty to Obstructing FBI Investigation

ST LOUIS, MO – Dr. Vidal Sheen, 58, St. Louis County, Missouri, pled guilty to obstructing an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) regarding whether he billed the Medicare program and private insurers for “face to face” office visits performed on dates when he was actually traveling outside of Missouri, and sometimes traveling … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis County Doctor, Dr. Vidal Sheen, Pleads Guilty to Obstructing FBI Investigation

Missouri News: Kansas City Husband, Wife, William Mack Gilreath, Malaika Samantha Gilreath, Plead Guilty to Failure to Pay $328,000 in Business Taxes

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri, couple pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to failing to pay more than $328,000 in payroll and other taxes for their construction business. William Mack Gilreath, also known as “Billy,” 38, and his wife, Malaika Samantha Gilreath, 42, each waived their right to a grand jury and … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Husband, Wife, William Mack Gilreath, Malaika Samantha Gilreath, Plead Guilty to Failure to Pay $328,000 in Business Taxes

Missouri News: Independence Man, Travis Howard White, Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Independence, Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court today to producing child pornography. Travis Howard White, 25, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to the charge contained in a June 1, 2017, federal indictment. By pleading guilty today, White admitted that he used a 13-year-old victim to … Continue reading Missouri News: Independence Man, Travis Howard White, Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Randal G. Holmes, Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Torture

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to his role in a conspiracy to kidnap and torture an Independence, Mo., man. Randal G. Holmes, also known as “Peckerwood” or “Wood,” 53, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to one count of conspiracy to commit … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Randal G. Holmes, Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Torture

Missouri News: Christian County Reserve Deputy, Marty Layne Brickey, Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A reserve deputy sheriff for Christian County, Mo., pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to tax fraud. Marty Layne Brickey, 47, of Republic, Mo., pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of failure to pay over to the IRS the payroll taxes he collected from his employees.  … Continue reading Missouri News: Christian County Reserve Deputy, Marty Layne Brickey, Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

New York News: A.G. Underwood Announces Guilty Plea Of Former Guilderland Town Judge Richard Sherwood For Stealing Over $11 Million

ALBANY, NY – New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced the guilty plea of lawyer and former Town of Guilderland Judge Richard Sherwood for a scheme in which he and an alleged co-conspirator plundered over $11 million from family trusts they were responsible for overseeing. Sherwood pleaded guilty before Albany County Court Judge … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Announces Guilty Plea Of Former Guilderland Town Judge Richard Sherwood For Stealing Over $11 Million

Kansas Man, Bunthia Can Thack Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kansas man who was caught with crystal methamphetamine and a firearm in Hurricane in November of 2017 pled guilty today to federal drug and gun charges, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  Bunthia Can Thach, 39, entered his guilty pleas to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm … Continue reading Kansas Man, Bunthia Can Thack Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

New York Man, Karl Nesly Lamerique Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A New York man who took part in drug conspiracy between 2016 and 2017 pled guilty today in federal court in Huntington, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  Karl Nesly Lamerique, 31, entered his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute heroin and 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.  United States Attorney Stuart … Continue reading New York Man, Karl Nesly Lamerique Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Conspiracy

AG Hawley Announces Guilty Plea in Reginald Clemons Case

Jefferson City, MO/December 18, 2017 (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that Reginald Clemons pleaded guilty to murder, rape, and robbery for acts committed in 1991. In early April 1991, Clemons and his co-defendants Marlin Gray, Antonio Richardson, and Daniel Winfrey encountered Julie and Robin Kerry and their cousin Thomas Cummins at … Continue reading AG Hawley Announces Guilty Plea in Reginald Clemons Case