Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett relating to allegations he staged a hate crime attack to gain publicity, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, citing a statement from his lawyers.
CONCORD -- A Manchester man who used heroin and violence to keep six female drug users ensnared in prostitution was found guilty of three federal crimes during a three-day trial in U.S. District Court last week, federal prosecutors said.
DEERFIELD, Mass. — Police said that two elderly Massachusetts residents were scammed out of a total of $44,000 recently in separate incidents involving random telephone callers saying they needed money to bail their grandchildren out of jail.
SEABROOK — Three teenagers have been indicted for an alleged attack on an autistic 18-year-old who was beaten, burned with cigarettes and spit on at a Seabrook home while several people recorded the incident and laughed, police said.
NEW YORK — A former hedge fund manager who also worked as a pastor was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison after being convicted of insider trading on non-public corporate press releases stolen by computer hackers.
Manchester resident Justin Moura — the man facing a murder charge in the shooting death of Tanya Hall — calmly walked away from the scene where he told police he had slipped on ice and accidentally fired the shot that killed Hall, according to a surveillance video of the incident.