A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.
If convicted Barnes faces a maximum possible sentence of life in prison.
New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General has released an indictment charging 42 people with first-degree racketeering as part of a violent drug ring that was brought down in November of last year after 20 years of running some of the most lucrative drug markets in Camden.
Christie released a statement Monday defending his Texas counterpart, who was slapped with two felony counts of abuse of power Friday.
A U.S. trial judge has upheld a decision to grant house arrest to a Philadelphia police officer charged with robbing drug suspects.
Two additional counts of “extortion which interferes with interstate commerce” have been filed against members of Local 401, and additional criminal conduct charges have been filed in conjunction with 14 earlier charges.
According to the United States Attorney David Memeger, a local man has been charged with smuggling goods into the United States, trafficking in counterfeit labels and criminal copyright infringement.
On Tuesday, 62-year-old Loretta Doyle Burroughs was indicted for murder and hindering her own apprehension in connection with stabbing death of her husband, 66-year-old Daniel Burroughs.
Today charges were brought against former Philadelphia Police Officer Joseph Harvey, with deprivation of civil rights under color of law and Philadelphia Police Officer Sean Cahill, 34, of Philadelphia, PA, with making a material false statement.
Four women have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $750,000 in merchandise using personal information obtained from patients in medical offices where two women worked.
Hiten Patel, 34, of Ridge Avenue, was arrested on August 2, 2012 by Atlantic City police after he posed as a police officer, ordered a 21-year-old woman into his van and then sexually assaulted her.
A United States Army major and his wife are facing charges for the alleged abuse of their three adopted children, including one who died in May 2008.
An Ohio prosecutor who light-heartedly filed a criminal indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring says he has dismissed the charge.
An Ohio prosecutor who has light-heartedly filed charges against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring says he may consider a pardon now that the animal’s handler is taking the blame.
Famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil might want to go back into hibernation.