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NILES — Jury selection in the trial of Martell Miller, one of five Niles teenagers accused in a sex video extortion case, continued Tuesday in Berrien County Trial Court as attorneys and Judge Scott Schofield quizzed potential jurors regarding their...
NILES — A Niles teenager was sentenced today in Berrien County Trial Court to a 20- to 40-year prison term for his role in a sex video extortion case. Judge Scott Schofield handed down the sentence to Martise Washington, who was found guilty of...
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South Bend TribuneNILES -- The second of five Niles teenagers charged in a sex video extortion case was sentenced today in Berrien County Trial Court, with Leon Murphy, 18, handed a 7- to 15-year prison term. But with three other teens -- Trey Nichols, Parnell Martin...
Tags: Defendants, Prisons, Trials, Court Preliminary, Organized Crime
NILES — Martell Miller already faces sex and extortion charges. Now, two new charges in an unrelated case will go to trial. Miller sat in the same spot in Judge Scott Scofield's courtroom a month ago when he faced five sex and extortion charges for...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentNILES — The trials of four of the five Niles teens charged in connection with an alleged video sex extortion scandal have been postponed until November. Meanwhile, the status of the fifth youth remains up in the air since he has changed attorneys...
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...
Tags: Prosecution, Trials, Justice System, Organized Crime, Punishment
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentNILES -- The latest of the five Niles teens to be sentenced in the sex video extortion scandal has received the lightest sentence so far. Trey Nichols was sentenced Tuesday morning in Berrien County Trial Court to three years in prison. Nichols had faced...
Tags: Prisons, Defendants, Trials, Judges, Prosecution
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterVictims of sexual assaults allegedly perpetrated in part by Martise Washington took the stand Wednesday in Berrien County Trial Court, with both testifying they feared images would be posted on Facebook should they not perform various sex acts. Martise...
Tags: Trials, Prosecution, Lawyers, Sexual Misconduct, Justice System
We have an update on a Niles High School student accused in a high profile sex extortion case. Leon Murphy’s attorney withdrew his client’s request to withdraw his guilty plea. That means he will testify against his co-defendants in their...
Tags: Defendants, Trials, Lawyers, Prosecution, Court Preliminary
A grand jury indicted a South Bend man accused of getting naked pictures from underage girls online. Jason Strell, 38, is charged with two counts of enticement for the production of child pornography, one count of extortion using interstate...
The Berrien County prosecutor says Trey Nichols, one of five Niles teens accused in a sex extortion case, violated his bond by having sex with a 16-year-old girl. The girl’s father reported it to police. Prosecutor Arthur Cotter said one of...
NILES – A second of the so-called “Niles 5” has pleaded guilty to a sex crime in a sex extortion case and for violating his bond. Parnell Martin was in court Friday morning to plead guilty to criminal sexual conduct in the third degree....
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