Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
October 03, 2019 - 11:26 am
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after admitting to stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball league between 2013 and 2018. Read the latest here.
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Jurors will continue deliberations Tuesday morning to decide if ex-Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is guilty in the killing of a 26-year-old man in his own apartment.
October 01, 2019 - 11:57 am
A jury has found former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder, the judge announced Tuesday. Guyger was indicted last year after fatally shooting her unarmed neighbor, Botham Jean, in his own apartment, which she said she mistook as hers. There was applause and cheers after the jury...
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 12:56 pm
A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a drunken street fight has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges. Read more here.
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A$AP Rocky, background right, leaves the district court in Stockholm by car, after the third day of his trial, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.
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August 14, 2019 - 8:22 am
By David Keyton, Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault Wednesday in Sweden, where his jailing after a Stockholm street brawl drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. A judge and jury found the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers...
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This in Jan. 28, 2019 photo, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright departs from a funeral service for a Scranton Police patrolman at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton, Pa.
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July 02, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he shook down businesses for bribes and campaign contributions throughout his term and a half in office. Bill Courtright's plea in federal court to bribery,...
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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott
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May 23, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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Former University of Southern California soccer coach Laura Janke.
Steven Senne/AP
May 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo...
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Felicity Huffman with her brother Moore Huffman Jr.
Steven Senne/AP
May 13, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities. The Emmy-winning...
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Desiree Peterkin-Bell
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Kristen Johanson
May 10, 2019 - 11:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell has pleaded guilty to five charges , including conflict of interest, tampering with records, and receiving stolen funds, as part of plea agreement with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Judge Scott DiClaudio...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 31-year-old Bucks County woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 10-week-old son by breastfeeding him with a deadly combination of drugs in her system. Samantha Jones broke down in tears on Wednesday as she told the judge she loved her little boy and would do...
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