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A new punishment for one of the five teenager convicted in the Niles "sextortion" case from almost two years ago. Martell Miller and four other Niles High School students were accused of secretly taping a girl having sex with one of them and threatening...
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and Charles Wilson with the Associated PressWe're learning more about the accusations against a Michigan City man convicted and sentenced for blackmailing an underage New York girl into sending him sexually explicit images. Investigators say she wasn't his only victim. Brian Newman, 46, has...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man has agreed to plead guilty to charges alleging that he tricked more than a dozen teenagers into stripping or performing sexual acts for him via webcam and then used recordings of those sessions to coerce them...
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman accused of shaking down New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is out of jail. Louise Neathway (NEETH'-way) was freed on $300,000 bond Friday. She'd spent five months behind bars while her lawyers and family tried...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Indiana man tricked 10 teenagers in nine states into performing sex acts online that he secretly recorded and used to coerce them into making more sexually explicit videos. Prosecutors formally charged...
South Bend TribuneNILES — The last of five Niles teenagers accused of what some have called “sextortion’’ received a probation sentence today in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles. Although Judge Scott Schofield and Berrien Assistant Prosecutor...
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South Bend TribuneNILES — A Niles teenager accepted a plea-bargain agreement this morning in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles, ending his trial before a jury could be seated. The agreement will result in a maximum one-year jail sentence for the teen, Martell...
NILES – Parnell Martin, one of five Niles High School students accused in a Facebook sex extortion case, was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 4 years but no more than 15 years in prison. Both Trey Nichols and Parnell Martin pleaded guilty....
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered an Indiana man charged with coercing two teenage boys into making sexually explicit online videos to be held without bond, the U.S. attorney's office said. During a hearing in federal court...
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a man and woman from Michigan's Upper Peninsula who were accused of trying to blackmail actor John Stamos. A three-judge panel in Cincinnati rejected challenges to the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man charged with coercing two teenage boys into making sexually explicit online videos now faces similar federal charges in Michigan. The U.S. attorney's office in Detroit has filed charges of production of child...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago gang leader who prosecutors say used murder and other violence to protect his drug-selling operation — even while behind bars — has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Augustin Zambrano's...
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