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January 15, 2019 8:29 PM Man to get 27 years in prison for murdering Dwyane Wade's cousin

CHICAGO -- One of two brothers charged in the Chicago fatal shooting of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty to murder. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells entered the plea Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge. Sorrells admitted to firing shots at a man he thought was in a rival 1869

January 14, 2019 7:38 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect decided to take teen after seeing her get off a school bus, complaint says

Prosecutors are expected to formally charge 21-year-old Jake Patterson with kidnapping and murder; Matt Finn reports from the courthouse in Barron, Wisconsin. Jayme Closs’ accused kidnapper began his plot to abduct the 13-year-old girl from her Wisconsin home after randomly seeing her get on a school bus one day, a moment when he said “he knew that was the girl he was going 412

January 14, 2019 4:45 PM Ethiopia charges METEC head with additional corruption case

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia hit the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with additional corruption charges on Monday, in a complex case seen as a test of the new prime minister’s anti-corruption campaign. Kinfe Dagnew was arrested along with dozens of other employees of the METEC two months ago. The new charges relate to the procurement 152

January 13, 2019 9:02 AM Convicted child killer found dead in Oklahoma prison cell; victim's body never found

Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, sexually assaulted and killed an 8-year-old girl, authorities say. (Midwest City Police Department) A man convicted in the cold case murder of an 8-year-old girl whose body has never been found was discovered dead in his Oklahoma prison cell Friday night, according to reports. The body of Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, was found 113

January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 102

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 100

January 5, 2019 11:17 PM Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess to financial misconduct, his son told France’s weekly Journal du Dimanche (JDD). Ghosn has been held in a Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of under-reporting his income 66

January 5, 2019 12:04 AM Police: Chase preceded crash that killed 3 in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Police in Delaware said Friday a man accused of driving into oncoming traffic in Philadelphia, killing three people, had led police on a chase in their state shortly before the crash. Newport police told The News Journal of Wilmington that Keith Campbell, 29, of Glasgow, Delaware, had been driving erratically and did not stop after officers 87

January 3, 2019 6:42 AM US Soldier killed wife before fleeing to Thailand, police say

Peter Van Bawi Lian, a 21-year-old soldier, who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand, is now wanted for military desertion, authorities say. (Indianapolis Police Department via AP) INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities say a 21-year-old soldier who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand 74

January 2, 2019 10:16 PM Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers 95