Jury selection started Monday in the trial of former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, who is accused of making false reports to authorities that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in 2019.
The public will get a glimpse into the life of the late Jeffrey Epstein as the sex-trafficking trial of his longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell gets underway.
In court briefs filed Tuesday, the Central California U.S. District Attorney's Office asked a judge to reject motions by Fortenberry's defense lawyers to dismiss three felony indictments.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A longtime University of Michigan violin professor pleaded guilty to transporting an underage girl across states lines…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon appeared before a judge to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from Congress' Jan. 6 committee, then declared combatively outside court that he was “taking on the Biden regime” in fighting the charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — After disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide behind bars, a judge invited his accusers to court to vent their anger at a man they called a coward for taking his own life to escape accountability for sexually abusing them.
WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of criminal contempt of Congres…
Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
The motion argues that any misstatements made by Fortenberry to investigators were not "material" to crimes the FBI was investigating, so the felony charges against the congressman should be dismissed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian analyst who contributed to a dossier of Democratic-funded research into ties between Russia and Donald Trump was arrested Thursday on charges of lying to the FBI about his sources of information, among them a longtime supporter of Hillary Clinton.
Fortenberry's attorney accused federal prosecutors of "opportunistic venue shopping" and "gross abuse of power" for filing charges against the Republican congressman in California, far from his home in Lincoln.
A judge has barred Rep. Jeff Fortenberry from possessing or being left alone with evidence gathered by confidential informants during a federal investigation into illegal campaign contributions.
A Bayard rancher has been indicted on four counts of bank fraud after he allegedly attempted to secure more than $11.2 million in loans. Great Western Bank reported a loss of $7.6 million.
At the center of allegations against Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, who was indicted this week by a federal grand jury, is a Nigerian billionaire of Lebanese descent named Gilbert Chagoury.
"You got to know these people ... they tell you they're citizens, and then all of a sudden they're not," said former Rep. Lee Terry, who said he donated the money that originated from Gilbert Chagoury.
The defense attorney representing Rep. Jeff Fortenberry against allegations that he misled and obstructed a federal investigation came out swinging during the congressman's initial court hearing.
A federal grand jury indictment charges U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators.
Fortenberry has said the allegations, linked to a federal investigation into illegal campaign contributions from a Nigerian billionaire, are untrue and a betrayal after he cooperated with the FBI.
"The defendant took advantage of his position of power, his position of control and his position of influence over this victim," the prosecutor said.
A source said an indictment could come as early as Tuesday. The nine-term Republican from Lincoln said he is being wrongly accused. “We will fight these charges. I did not lie to them,” he said.
Jussie Smollett's criminal case will proceed to trial, despite his attempts to have it dismissed.
The trial of the former secretary, Irmgard Furchner, was set to start on Thursday. She is "suspected of having aided and abetted 11,387 cases of murder," according to a court indictment.
An indictment of the former Dodge County attorney raises questions about the behavior of some law enforcement officers in the Fremont area.