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Pair charged in long-running, large-scale cheese theft

After a California food plant uncovered thieves had been pilfering their cheese for years, a months-long probe ended in the arrest of two men accused of running an operation to sell the product across the state, sometimes even going door-to-door, officials said.

Police warn of new Venmo scam

Venmo has become a very popular way to pay easily pay people for goods and services. Because it has become so popular with users, Venmo is now popular with scammers.

US transports alleged American ISIS fighter from Syria to face trial

The US has transported an American citizen who is alleged to have been an ISIS fighter back to American soil from Syria in order to face trial for his alleged involvement with the terror group, according to two US officials familiar with the matter.

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL

A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker in corresponding with the defense team.

Uber driver faces kidnapping charges

An Uber driver in Pittsburgh has been arrested on charges of kidnapping after he was accused of trying to lock two women in his car.

Stone investigated for more crimes than he's facing charges for

Roger Stone's attorneys revealed for the first time on Friday just how many crimes federal prosecutors had investigated him for, a list that contained far more potential crimes than just the charges he now faces.

Connecticut attorney general files new suit against Purdue Pharma

An amended lawsuit filed by the Connecticut attorney general alleges that the owners of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma illegally shuffled hundreds of millions of dollars to other Sackler family-owned properties and downplayed the addictive nature of opioids to doctors while pressuring sales reps.

Texas couple sentenced to seven years in forced labor case

When she arrived in the US, the West African girl was just five years old, but she soon was responsible for caring for a Texas couple's children, cooking, cleaning and mowing the lawn. She was abused and neglected for 16 years -- until she escaped, according to a criminal complaint against the couple.

Could Julian Assange still face rape charges in Sweden?

The world watched this week as the disheveled figure of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was hauled, kicking and screaming at British police officers, from Ecuador's London embassy, where he had been holed up for seven years.

Men arrested in connection with the deaths of 2 women in SC

Two suspects have been arrested and face murder charges after one of them told authorities where they could find the bodies of two women they allegedly killed and buried in Spartanburg, South Carolina officials said.

New Mexico compound suspects charged in alleged plot

Five suspects who lived on a New Mexico compound were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to provide material support in preparation for attacks on federal law enforcement officers and members of the military.