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  1. Prosecutors to rest this week in Swallow case without crucial witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Deseret News

    Prosecutors could rest their case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow a early as today without a witness pivotal to proving him guilty of several public corruption charges. Imprisoned businessman Jeremy Johnson again Tuesday invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.


  2. Florida Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax ID Theft Refund FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

    U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III reports that Mazie Hill, 50, of Sarasota pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to commit theft of government property and identity theft. She faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.


  3. Funeral planned for teen whose remains found last yearRead the original story

    56 min ago | My Mother Lode

    News outlets report Saturday's public funeral at First Baptist Church in Salisbury is taking place one day after what would have been Erica Lynn Parsons' 19th birthday. Erica was 13 when disappeared from her Salisbury home in 2011.


  4. Up To 23 Years In Prison Possible In Investor Fraud CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    A former Rapid City investment adviser faces up to 23 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to defrauding clients of more than $4 million and evading income taxes. Mike Lundy admitted to convincing clients to put money in a fake investment company, then placing the money in his bank account.


  5. Latest from the John Swallow corruption trial: Jeremy Johnson again refuses to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Day nine of the John Swallow public corruption trial started Tuesday much like it did every day for the past week: Key witness Jeremy Johnson again refused to testify, throwing in a wrench into the plans of Salt Lake County prosecutors. Johnson was found in contempt of court a week ago and ordered to spend 30 days jail after taking the stand and refusing to answer questions.


  6. Funeral planned for teen whose remains found last year SALISBURY,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

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  7. Funeral for Erica Parsons to be held SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBTV

    The funeral for Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons will be held this Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Salisbury, with Dr. Kenneth Lance officiating. The service is expected to include special music and words from some of those in the community who have been familiar with the tragic case over the course of the last few years.


  8. Chicago Cop With Long Complaint History Heads Busy Police DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has a busy West Side district under the command of a cop with a long history of misconduct allegations, a WBEZ analysis of police records shows.


  9. Quantico Recap: Two Become OneRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TVLine

    By the end of this week's Quantico , the final one featuring two timelines, we know this much is true: The damage Lydia did is going to take a new team of FBI and CIA agents to handlea and you might recognize a few of them. However, I'm fuzzier on a few other things that take place during the hour.


  10. Bank fraud, racial profiling alleged at Victorville auto dealership in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    A Victorville auto dealership engaged in systemic bank fraud by falsifying customer data on loan applications while fostering a work environment rife with racial discrimination, according to a former employee who has sued the family-run business. According to a lawsuit filed Feb. 14 in San Bernardino Superior Court, employees at Rancho Motor Company, in the 15000 block of Dos Palmas Road, were pressured or encouraged to falsify customer employment and salary information on loan applications in order to close more deals and reap more profits for the company.


  11. Florida man again charged with impersonating a military officerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A Lakeland, Fla. man, who already was in jail, now faces a second, separate charge of misrepresenting military service to solicit funds, plus an additional charge of tampering with a witness, after a second accuser came forward.


  12. N.Va. man, who hoped to transfer to VCU, gets 8 years for efforts to aid Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

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  13. Louisiana politician recall would be easier under Rep. Paul Hollis' proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    After witnessing a "charged public" fall short in its effort to kick St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan out of office, state Rep. Paul Hollis wants to make it easier for recall petitions to succeed in Louisiana's more populous voting districts. The Covington Republican told the House and Governmental Affairs Committee on Monday that he's seeking feedback on a potential bill for the regular legislative session that begins April 10. Hollis said he decided to move forward with a bill after gathering research and witnessing the failure to force a recall referendum on Galvan.


  14. Imperial Good News! Terrorist Omar Abdel Rahman Drops Dead in Federal PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jawa Report

    Omar Abdel Rahman was a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad when Ayman al-Zawahiri ran that organization. He later emigrated to the United States where he engaged in Jihadi against America from the inside.


  15. Deportation fears, rumors are affecting businesses in Little Village, and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    The once-busy streets of Little Village have become quiet as immigrants worried about President Donald Trump's deportation policies remain at home. "News of last week's immigration raids, coupled with rumors that federal agents were asking people for their documents on sidewalks and at businesses, have kept immigrants from leaving their homes unnecessarily," the Tribune reported. 1 comment

  16. Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bluffton Today

    Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman, who had diabetes and coronary artery disease, died Saturday at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, North Carolina, said its acting executive assistant, Kenneth McKoy.


  17. Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned 'blind sheikh' linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian-born "blind sheikh" and spiritual leader who was convicted in 1995 of being a mastermind of terrorist plots against the United States, and who was called the "godfather" of radical Islamist movements, died Feb. 18 at a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Kenneth McKoy, a Bureau of Prisons official, confirmed the death to The Associated Press.


  18. Omar Abdel Rahman, 1938-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rational Review

    "Omar Abdel Rahman, the blind Islamic cleric whose fulminating sermons inspired violent fundamentalist movements in Egypt and, an American court found, a 1993 plot for a bombing rampage in New York, died on Saturday at a federal prison near Raleigh, N.C., where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Greg Norton, a spokesman for the prison, the Butner Federal Correctional Complex, confirmed the death, saying the cause was complications of diabetes and coronary artery disease."


  19. Wife Murderer Suing Prison over Substandard Kosher FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Press

    Perry Avram March, the son of a Romanian Jewish immigrant who, back in 2006, was convicted of murdering his wife, Janet Levine March, has filed a 200-page lawsuit in early February in federal court in Nashville, complaining about the quality of the kosher food he receives is substandard, which he believes is a veiled attempt to force him to break the tenets of his religion, The Tennessean reported. "By way of their well-disguised anti-Semitism, Plaintiff avers that all of the efforts expended by the various Defendants in this case are designed to pursue a singular, nefarious Grail - the corporate greed of Aramark, and its lackeys," March writes.


  20. Blind Jersey City sheik suspected in '93 WTC bombing dies in prisonRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    The blind Jersey City cleric whose followers carried out the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center that killed six has died in a federal prison in North Carolina, according to the Associated Press. Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was originally from Egypt but living in Jersey City when followers detonated a truck bomb in the garage of the WTC on Feb. 26, 1993, died early Saturday, the AP said.