Prosecutors

  • Cops, prosecutors review Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow

    ATLANTA – Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they’re reviewing the arrest of a former football player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force. Video circulated online last week of the Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow in a shopping center parking lot in McDonough, just south of Atlanta....
  • Prosecutors want to paint Cosby as big Hollywood predator

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Stung by a hung jury the first time around, prosecutors are pushing to widen the scope of Bill Cosby’s looming retrial to spotlight allegations he is one of the biggest serial predators in a Hollywood suddenly aware of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era. The 80-year-old...
  • US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year ago. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah cites the digital currency’s volatility in court...
  • Experts: Bush groping allegations would be hard to prosecute

    HOUSTON (AP) – Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched six women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted. All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws that limit when a prosecution can begin after an alleged crime,...