NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are confirming there's a criminal investigation under way related to the recent Gibson Guitar raid and are asking a judge to delay efforts by the company to reclaim wood that was seized.
Agents last month raided Gibson factories and offices in Nashville and... more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight years of delays are scheduled to end Monday as jury selection begins in the federal trial of a man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart from her Utah home.
Brian David Mitchell is accused of slicing through a kitchen window screen and whisking away... more »
Federal prosecutors believe a single drug organization is behind several marijuana farms that were raided by authorities in a national forest in northeast Wisconsin.
Eight men were charged Wednesday after agents raided growing plots in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Investigators say they also found a house transformed into a... more »
Federal prosecutors say a former substitute teacher, Kyle Speed of Colorado Springs, has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for trading child pornography.
Speed, 53, will also have to register as a sex offender. Prosecutors announced the sentence Tuesday; it was delivered last week.
Speed... more »
Federal prosecutors preparing to debrief a surgery technician accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C have agreed to let patients submit proposed questions, but prosecutors still oppose letting them attend the debriefing. The patients had asked a judge to let them attend the questioning of Kristen Parker, who worked at... more »
The Obama administration has ordered federal prosecutors to stop pursuing medical marijuana users and sellers in states, like Colorado, that have legalized its use. The new Justice Department guidelines say the US Attorneys will no longer target medical marijuana sellers on federal drug charges and only prosecute those who abuse... more »
The Supreme Court will consider throwing out the convictions of former Enron Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling for his role in one of the largest scandals in U.S. business history.
The court said Tuesday it will hear Skilling's appeal of lower court rulings that upheld all 19 of his... more »