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SPRING FLOODING-MICHIGAN Michigan's swollen Grand River steadily dropping GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan's swollen Grand River is steadily receding from record-setting flood levels even as hundreds of people remain evacuated from...
Two Silicon Valley men were sentenced Monday for a "sextortion" plot in which they tried to extort professional poker players with threats of publicizing naked photographs and other private information stolen from email accounts. Tyler Schrier, 23, of...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Browns' Haslam embarrassed after 'painful 48 hours' Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he has never been more embarrassed than he was last week reading an FBI affidavit of the fraud investigation into Pilot Flying J failing to...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Paramount Pictures may stand to gain a great deal from its forthcoming "Pain & Gain," but for Marc Schiller, it's only generating pain. Schiller, an accountant who resides in Boca Raton, Fla., was a victim of the Sun Gym gang, whose exploits are...
ReutersBy Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White will name a trusted lieutenant, Andrew Ceresney, to be her enforcement director in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said....
Re "Brown vows fight over prisons," April 13 Federal courts have found the overcrowding and inmate healthcare in California's prisons intolerable, even though Gov. Jerry Brown says officials are "doing the best job possible." Maybe they're both right...
MEXICO CITY – Ten agricultural workers were slain in a melon patch in the state of Guerrero on Sunday, officials and media reported, one of a string of violent incidents in Mexico in recent days presumably committed by organized crime groups....
Just because it's nutty doesn't mean it's illegal. That's one lesson to be gleaned from the release of Whitney Houston's FBI file. The FBI looked into three episodes in Houston's life — two involving ardent fans, and one concerned with possible...
Chicago Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone, a loyal reader of this column, once called me to insist that "I'm no beefer!" — mob slang for talking to the feds. But now he's facing 15 years to life behind bars after his conviction last week on a...
This post has been updated. See note below for details.Saying he still poses a threat to society, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday blocked parole for Manson family member Bruce Davis. “Until Davis can acknowledge and explain why he actively championed the Family’s interests, and shed more light on the...
Tags: Jerry Brown, Regional Authority, Sharon Tate, Murder, Government
Tribune reporterA reputed mob enforcer was found guilty today in federal court on a gun charge that will land him in prison for at least 15 years because of his lengthy criminal record, authorities said. Mario Rainone, 58, had little reaction to the verdict by the...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Prisons, Judges, Trials, Justice System
L.A. NOWA former Cudahy councilman was sentenced to three years in federal prison for his role in an extortion and bribery case that authorities say exposed widespread corruption in the southeast Los Angeles County city. Osvaldo Conde was the last of......
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