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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office has charged a current and an ex-prison worker along with an inmate on accusations they were part of a marijuana and tobacco smuggling ring at the Ryan Correctional Facility in...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Prisons
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNILES — The defense for one of the five Niles teenagers involved in a high-profile video sex case will be fighting several charges when the case goes to trial. However, extortion will likely not be one of them. Berrien County Trial Court Judge...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNILES — Additional charges were brought forth today against one of the five Niles teenagers accused in a high-profile sexual misconduct case. Two more girls, both 17, testified in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles that 18-year-old Trey Nichols...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Speakeasies, bootleggers, crime bosses and tough-guy accents pay homage to Las Vegas' mob roots in a pair of new attractions showcasing Sin City's criminal history. The Tropicana casino and hotel opens its new "Mob Experience"...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 127 people are facing charges in one of the largest Mafia crackdowns in FBI history. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said at a news conference Thursday in New York City that the defendants include high-...
Tags: FBI, New York City, Justice System, New York, Lawyers
NEW YORK (AP) — Convicted mob boss John "Sonny" Franzese is so old, his recent extortion trial became nap time — even when his turncoat son took the witness stand against him. The government has asked a judge in Brooklyn federal court to...
DETROIT (AP) — A former fugitive accused of being a member of a violent ring that lured Eastern European women to the United States and forced them to become strippers was brought to Michigan to face charges. Veniamin Gonikman appeared Friday...
Tags: Kennedy Airport, Ukraine, Michigan, Justice System, New York
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new attraction on the Las Vegas Strip gives visitors a glimpse into the origin and rise of mobs in Sin City. It features possessions and home movies from some of organized crime's most famous figures, including Meyer Lansky's...
SOUTH BEND — An illegal immigrant from Mexico, living in Mishawaka, is one of 22 individuals indicted on federal charges of making and selling more than 15,000 fake identification cards to illegal immigrants. The scheme, including counts of...
Tags: Migration, Corporate Crime, Mexico, Prosecution, Crimes
Niles - Police arrested five Niles teenagers Thursday morning on allegations of sexual assault, extortion and possession of pornographic images of four girls. 18-year-olds Parnell Martin, Leon Murphy, Martise Washington, and Trey Nichols were arrested at...
Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS -- Nineteen people have been arrested in connection with a violent Latin American prostitution ring that smuggled women into the U.S. to work in brothels across the Midwest and as far away as Florida and New York, federal prosecutors said May...
Tags: Tennessee, Tulsa, FBI, Local Government, Social Issues
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