A top Sinaloa cartel leader has plead guilty in Chicago, and he could play a big role in ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial

REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar CHICAGO (AP) — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord’s New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence and protection from […]

The Feds Just Hit Notorious Swatter Tyler Barriss With 46 New Charges. He Intends to Plead Guilty

Prosecutors in California have filed 46 new counts against Tyler Barriss for bomb threats, fraud, and swatting incidents nationwide. He’s angling to get the case transferred to Kansas and intends to plead guilty. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bd1f096dc9f582b9e25a8eb/master/pass/Back-Channel_Tyler-Barriss_2.jpg

Key figures plead no contest, Smerdon reserves plea

GREG and Denise Nelligan, two of the alleged principal figures in the Aquanita doping scandal, will not take part in the inquiry. The revelation came at a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board directions hearing into how 271 counts of breaching racing rules stretching back to 2010 would be heard. Group 1-winning trainer Robert Smerdon has […]

A former top Trump campaign aide has reportedly agreed to plead guilty, testify against Paul Manafort

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Former Trump campaign top aide Rick Gates agreed to plead guilty to fraud-related charges in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Gates agreed to testify against former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The pair were both indicted on fraud-related charges in October. A former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has […]

Hacker in massive Yahoo breach expected to plead guilty

While it’s doubtful that the US will catch the Russians accused of participating in the massive 2014 Yahoo breach, a third culprit appears ready to cooperate. Reuters has discovered that Canadian citizen Karim Baratov is slated to appear for a “change of plea” hearing on November 28th, indicating that he’s likely to plead guilty to […]

Storm crowd plead with Billy

Video Storm crowd plead with Billy1:16 NRL: Billy Slater talks at Melbourne Storm fan day. October 2nd 2017 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News Storm crowd plead with Billy1:16 October 2nd 2017 3 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ Bellamy in a ‘purple haze’1:15 October 2nd 2017 4 minutes ago […]

Laquan McDonald shooting trial: Judge drops out, 3 officers plead not guilty

Three Chicago, Illinois police officers charged with conspiracy to cover up their colleague’s 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan Mcdonald have pleaded not guilty, while the judge assigned to hear the case recused herself without explanation. In the indictment unsealed last month, Detective David March and Officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney were charged with […]

Appeals court: Uber engineer can’t plead the 5th

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Anthony Levandowski, the embattled Uber engineer who has been accused of illegally downloading thousands of documents while he worked at Google, won’t be able to avoid handing over documents by pleading the Fifth Amendment. That’s the decision (PDF) of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, published today. Levandowski filed an […]