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Cenatiempo's online activity was initially flagged by cyber detectives from the New Zealand Digital child Exploitation Team, who contacted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, prosecutors said. The high-tech crimes unit of the prosecutor's office then investigated. Investigators raided Cenatiempo's ...
A woman notorious for stowing away on commercial airplanes made it past two Transportation Security Administration agents at O'Hare International Airport by hiding her face with her hair, then stayed overnight at the airport before sneaking onto a plane and flying to London this week, prosecutors said ...

NEWARK, N.J. -- Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him. Federal Prosecutors told a federal judge in New Jersey on Friday that they will seek a retrial of the Democratic senator, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November. The filing ...
This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan. A criminal complaint said Hassan, 19, a former student at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, admitted to investigators that she started the fires on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, including one in a dormitory that housed a ...
Cook County prosecutors said Friday they have decided not to file criminal charges against three Chicago police officers who opened fire in the 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen. The announcement from State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office said two of the officers were placed "in reasonable fear of ...
Rene Boucher, 58, was charged on Friday with assaulting a member of Congress, a felony, months after his sneak attack on Sen. Rand Paul in November, according to officials. Federal Prosecutors said Boucher "had enough" after he witnessed Paul stack brush into a pile on his own lawn, but near ...
HELENA -- The Division of Child and Family Services is not following a state law that requires it to release the results of toxicology tests performed on children in cases where they are suspected to have been exposed to illegal drugs, state prosecutors argue. Laura Smith, deputy director of the Department ...
Federal Prosecutors announced Friday they will seek the death penalty for a former University of Illinois graduate student accused of kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting scholar from China in June. In making the announcement, prosecutors alleged for the first time that Brendt Christensen "choked and ...
... they were found throughout the house -- in their original packaging. One of the only things the children were allowed to do was to write in their journals. Hundreds of journals were found in the home. Hestrin said prosecutors expect the children's writings to provide powerful evidence against the parents.
Attorneys for Shayna Hubers want to block a jury from hearing her statements to police the night she killed Ryan Poston - statements a prosecutor said were part of the "Shayna Hubers Show." Defense attorney ... prosecutors say Hubers shot Poston because he wanted to end the relationship. She said she ...
prosecutors are considering the findings of a fresh inquest into the death of toddler Poppi Worthington after the coroner ruled was she sexually assaulted by her father. David Roberts concluded on the balance of probabilities that Poppi was abused before she died on 12 December 2012. Her father, Paul ...
Now, she says, prosecutors are more likely to be willing to file charges and judges are more likely to understand how to handle these cases. "Today, you might actually find a prosecutor who went to public school, in an inclusive school, with classmates that were disabled," says Thaler. "So they're familiar ...
An assistant district attorney in the Worcester County District Attorney's office is accused of driving while drunk on Monday with his 13-year-old daughter in the car, telling a state police trooper that he was a prosecutor, according to court documents. John O'Leary was stopped by a trooper on Interstate 290 ...
Now, she says, prosecutors are more likely to be willing to file charges and judges are more likely to understand how to handle these cases. "Today, you might actually find a prosecutor who went to public school, in an inclusive school, with classmates that were disabled," says Thaler. "So they're familiar ...
"This is a very unusual and extremely brutal case which has had tragic consequences for Kim Wall and her relatives," Special Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said in a statement. Wall -- an accomplished journalist who reported stories from across the world for The New York Times and The Guardian, ...
(AP) -- A former office manager and lead secretary for a Pennsylvania county prosecutor has been sentenced to one to two years in prison in the theft of more than $143,000 ... prosecutors said Sasso had been taking money from three office accounts since December 2010, most of it drug forfeiture funds.

"I am excited for the opportunity to represent the citizens of Franklin County as their elected prosecutor," said Huerkamp. "In my legal career, I have handled thousands of criminal cases, ranging from traffic tickets to serious violent felonies, and just about everything in between. That experience has prepared ...
In "Case in Point," Andrew Cohen examines a single case or character that sheds light on the criminal justice system. An audio version of Case in Point is broadcast with The Takeaway, a public radio show from WNYC, Public Radio International, The New York Times, and WGBH-Boston Public Radio.
The Wayne County prosecutor's Office has charged Jmichael Johnson, 30, with felony murder and felony firearm in the Jan. 10 shooting death of Chance William Bush, 36, but will challenge the $100,000 bond Johnson received with an emergency motion. police say the victim and the suspect, whom they ...
Antoni Apollo, 36, once a rising star in the homicide unit of the district attorney's office, and Kristin Schrank, 33, a sensitive-crimes prosecutor until her resignation in October, each face misdemeanor counts of attempted misconduct in office by using discretion in a way inconsistent with duties. Each is ...
Burlington County prosecutors say two vehicles collided at the jug handle on northbound Route 130. Further details on the accident were not disclosed, and it's not clear how long the one vehicle was submerged in the lake. The names of the victims were not released, pending notification of family members ...
The search warrant that Whatcom County prosecutors ultimately secured for the facebook page of the anti-pipeline group Red Line Salish Sea. The case began on February 11, three weeks after Trump took office. Red Line Salish Sea, formerly known as the Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, organized a ...
Several former Federal Prosecutors interviewed by the Las Vegas Review-Journal all described the dismissal as rare. "This is a prosecutor's worst nightmare," said Charles La Bella, a former deputy chief in the Justice Department's fraud Section. "Not only is your case thrown out, but now you are under the ...
Michael Morton sat in prison for 25 years before he was exonerated. Convicted for murdering his wife, he was freed when DNA evidence later implicated the actual murderer. The prosecutor in the case, Ken Anderson, used his power to intentionally withhold important evidence from the courtroom that led to ...
She's been lead prosecutor in Wayne County for more than 13 years. And after we taped our interview with her, Lara Bazelon published a piece in Slate magazine that is critical of Kym Worthy's record on the exoneration of wrongful convictions. Worthy is one of a group of prosecutors Lara Bazelon ...
8, Federal Prosecutors acquired Sessions' approval to seek the death penalty against Billy Arnold, who is charged with murdering two individuals who were part of a rival gang in Detroit. prosecutors in Orlando, Florida, also received authorization to pursue capital punishment against Jarvis Wayne Madison ...
Paris prosecutors to Probe 3 Ritz Jewel Heist Suspects. taParis prosecutor's office says it will take control of three suspects in custody in connection with this week's Ritz Hotel jewel heist in Paris. Jan. 12, 2018, at 2:59 p.m.. Paris prosecutors to Probe 3 Ritz Jewel Heist Suspects ...
Kansas City, MO. (AP) -- A committee that reviews deadly police shootings in the Kansas City area cleared officers in five such shootings in 2017. The Kansas City Star reports that Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker posted on her website letters detailing why prosecutors cleared the officers.
When a Springfield convenience store was robbed last month, the clerk had no problem identifying the two teenage cigar enthusiasts who did it, a prosecutor said Monday. Besides recognizing them as regular customers, the clerk had a telephone number for one suspect and knew the other's birth date, ...
Joe Deters Friday on Friday quashed rumors he'd run for another office with a statement he will remain Hamilton County prosecutor. "Given rumors about my political future, I want to let the citizens of Hamilton County know that I remain 100 percent committed to serving as your Hamilton County prosecutor," ...
St. Louis • Assistant Circuit Attorney Annette Llewellyn, a diversion program manager and top assistant to Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, was appointed circuit judge Friday, while three veteran prosecutors this week said they are leaving the office for other jobs. Gov. Eric Greitens appointed Llewellyn, ...
14, Butler's attorney asked for prosecutors to provide more specific information about the 44 counts against him. The indictment "is vague, uncertain, and insufficient," Beckett writes, leaving him "unable to prepare an intelligent defense." Beckett is seeking more information about the specific individuals and ...
Jeff Jensen is implementing a host of changes to the Federal PRosecutor's office in a bid to tackle surging violent crime. "I think it is a crisis," said Jensen, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri since October. "The murder rate in the St. Louis area presents terrible safety concerns for people, and it's ...
Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood, in a file photo from his 2016 arraignment, is one of the former employees of the company owned by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam who were heard on secretly recorded tapes played by Federal Prosecutors Wednesday. ( Knoxville News Sentinel file ).
Rory Thibault is no stranger to combating crime in Washington County. He formerly worked here as a deputy prosecutor, but left the job in October after taking issue with then State's Attorney Scott Williams, who resigned citing health issues on Monday. "I did have some concerns about the direction of the ...
Stokes, 48, of Richmond, now heads the Office of the prosecutors Advisory Council. Stokes joined the prosecutors Advisory Council (PAC) as its traffic safety resource prosecutor in 2007. "While I have enjoyed my work as Kentucky's Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor and am proud of the accomplishments ...
FLINT -- Three of five Michigan teens have been found competent to stand trial in the death of a man killed after a rock thrown from a freeway overpass crashed through a van's windshield. Genesee County prosecutor David Leyton says the evaluations show Kyle Anger, Mark Sekelsky and Trevor Gray ...
In November, The Wall Street Journal reported that Mueller's team was letting the original DOJ prosecutors retain the investigation of the actual cyber intrusions into the DNC and other targets. Before moving to CCIPS in 2014, Dickey was an assistant U.S. attorney in the cybercrime unit of the U.S. Attorney's ...
(CNN) The Trump Administration's slow pace in appointing top Federal Prosecutors has prompted the chief federal judge in Manhattan to begin preparing for the possibility of having to appoint a US ... the Manhattan US Attorney post is considered one of the Justice Department's premier prosecutor jobs.
Vietnamese prosecutors requested long jail terms on Thursday for former oil company executives accused of mismanagement or embezzlement, ... in which there are no no-go zones, no exemptions regardless of who the accused are," the state-run Tuoi Tre newspaper quoted a prosecutor as saying.
The affidavit says "Debbie" continued to say she didn't want to continue "even after (she) was advised that the Special Prosecutor investigating the post-assault (harassment) events declined to prosecute," the affidavit says. Last week, prosecutors again spoke with "Debbie's" attorney and said if she didn't ...
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo, plants grow at the home of Jeremy Nickle, owner of Hawaiian Holy Smokes, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hawaii says it will be the first state to require marijuana transactions to be handled without cash. Hawaii state officials said Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, medical marijuana ...
URBANA -- Rebutting an attempt to bar expert testimony from the government in trial, prosecutors said Tuesday they have provided more forensic analysis than is required to the attorneys of accused kidnapper and killer Brendt Christensen. Christensen's attorneys argued last week that prosecutors failed ...
Simply opposing an exoneration effort does not make a prosecutor an innocence denier. Some exoneration claims are bogus and others are murky, requiring rigorous legal testing to be proven conclusively. Increasingly, conscientious prosecutors are working collaboratively with defense attorneys to ...
prosecutor: murdered New Jersey radio host April Kauffman's husband hired hitman ... prosecutor: April Kauffman's husband hired hitman, ran drug ring. ... Atlantic County prosecutor Damon Tyner said during a news conference on Tuesday that it all began back in 2011 as April Kauffman threatened a ...
Bristol Township man bought guns to support terror groups, Bucks County prosecutors say .... Deputy District Attorney Antonetta Stancu, the county prosecutor named who signed the document, declined Tuesday to elaborate on the terrorism allegations, citing an ongoing investigation. It's unclear whether ...
Germany's Federal PRosecutor's office is examining whether to bring charges against a senior Iranian cleric who has been mentioned as a possible future Iranian Supreme Leader and who is receiving medical treatment in Germany. A spokesman for the prosecutor's office on January 9 acknowledged ...
LINCOLN, Neb. - A California couple arrested in Nebraska last month on accusations of carrying 60 pounds of marijuana they described as family Christmas gifts have been arrested again in Nebraska, this time on suspicion of carrying drug money. Patrick Jiron, 80, and his 70-year-old wife, Barbara, both of ...
Budget reductions have cut the department to levels that a prosecutor working in one of the state's most strained jurisdictions characterized as "unsustainable." As capacity has declined, the cuts are being felt acutely in areas that have seen recent jumps in violent crime. Between fiscal years 2014 and 2017, ...


 

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