(WAVE) – A Jefferson County grand jury declined to return an indictment against Katina Powell or Andre McGee Thursday following the presentation of evidence related to the sex scandal that embroiled the University of Louisville men’s basketball program.
The investigation stemmed from events Powell detailed in her book “Breaking Cardinal Rules” in which she stated that she had provided women to entertain high school basketball players being recruited by the UofL basketball program.
The grand jury agreed with the advice of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office that there currently is insufficient evidence to bring criminal charges against either person.
Justin Ross Harris has been found guilty on all counts in the death on his young son who he left in a hot car.
Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours. A grand jury indicted Harris on multiple charges, including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to children. The malice murder charge indicates that prosecutors believe that Harris intentionally left his son Cooper in the hot car to die.
Ross faces life in prison plus 40 years behind bars.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman made the controversial announcement Wednesday morning that he will not be filing charges against two officers in the November 15, 2015, fatal shooting of an unarmed Jamar Clark in Minneapolis.
The four-month-long investigation cleared Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze in the shooting of Clarke, which led to protests outside of the police precinct near where Clark was killed.
Freeman’s office said in a press release. Freeman had previously announced he would not be using a grand jury in the case. Continue reading
A grand jury involved in investigating allegations of misconduct against Planned Parenthood, instead indicted two of the filmmakers who exposed the organization in a series of hidden camera videos.
Harris County district attorney, Devon Anderson, said Monday that the director of the Center for Medical Progress, David Daleiden, had been indicted on a felony charge of “tampering with a governmental record” and a misdemeanor count related to purchasing human organs.
Another center employee, Sandra Merritt, was indicted on a charge of tampering with a governmental record Continue reading
Anne Swaney, a Chicago woman vacationing in Belize was found murdered Friday afternoon. She was staying at the Nabitunich Resort near the town of San Jose Succotz.
Swaney, 39, was an executive producer at ABC7 News In Chicago. She was located face down with her head and neck lacerated in a river near a popular Belize vacation spot.
Swaney, who lived in Lincoln Square on Chicago’s North Side, was executive producer at abc7chicago.com Continue reading
A grand jury decided not to indict a Cleveland police officer or his partner for their roles in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Rice, a black youngster, was holding what turned out to be a realistic pellet gun.
Patrolman Timothy Loehmann fatally shot Tamir Rice within two seconds of a police cruiser driven by Frank Garmback skidding to a stop near the boy in November 2014. Continue reading
Dance Moms strict star instructor, Abby Lee Miller, has been indicted on serious charges of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets, and false bankruptcy declarations, Attorney David J. Hickton announced Wednesday.
If convicted, Miller could face five years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both for each count of the indictment,” the statement said.
According to a statement released by the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Pennsylvania Continue reading
A grand jury has indicted Jesse Matthew with the October 17, 2009 disappearance and death of Morgan Harrington.
Matthew is facing with first-degree murder and abduction with intent to defile. The maximum penalty for each offense is life in prison.
Here’s the news release from Albemarle County:
On September 11, 2015, an Albemarle County Grand Jury returned two Indictments against Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr. Continue reading
Here we go again! Another white cop has shot a black teenager who died as a result of those injuries at a gas station close to Ferguson, Missouri, of all places..
The shooting of Antonio Martin, 18, sparked clashes early Wednesday between demonstrators and law enforcement.
The mayor said that video from the confrontation, in the city of Berkeley, appeared to show the teenager pointing a gun at the officer, and police said a handgun was recovered at the scene. Continue reading
The man who accused Bryan Singer, “X-Men” director, of assault, has himself been criminally indicted for securities and wire fraud.
Michael Egan, the man who claimed Singer organized pool parties to groom young boys, and then abruptly withdrew his lawsuit, was indicted by feds Thursday for allegedly defrauding investors by promising to invest money in Halloween-themed ventures, but instead pocketing the cash to pay for personal expenses.
According to the indictment Egan lied about owning parts of Vegas hotels and casinos and knowing the CEO of a major bank. Continue reading