Articles written by: Maureen Ferrigno

Man who alleged prosecutor misconduct awarded another $2.1M

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A federal judge has awarded $1.8 million in damages to a former Maine man who was cleared of charges of sexually assaulting his wife. Former Gouldsboro resident Vladek Filler already reached a $375,000 settlement against more than […]

US Soccer president says women‘s lawsuit a surprise

US Soccer president says women‘s lawsuit a surprise

By ANNE M. PETERSON – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 President says the governing body was surprised when women’s national team players sued alleging gender discrimination. said in a statement Friday the is reviewing suit. He has spoken with some of the players this week and said he […]

FBI: Former assistant planned to kill professor with ax

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) – The FBI says a New York City man planned to travel to Michigan and buy an ax to kill a professor he once assisted with research. (seh-GEE’) appeared in federal court this week on charges of stalking […]

Alleged California killer busted in ‘90s for unrelated case

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The man accused of being a notorious California serial killer who eluded capture for decades had been arrested by Sacramento police in the 1990s, years before he was connected to the murders. That’s according to court records […]

Amarillo police captain arrested in visual materials case

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 AMARILLO, Texas (AP) – A 57-year-old Texas police captain has been arrested on a charge of unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material. An Amarillo police statement says was arrested Friday in an investigation that began with a complaint March […]

File shows plea set for Florida man in pipe bomb mail case

File shows plea set for Florida man in pipe bomb mail case

By LARRY NEUMEISTER – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) – A Florida man charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty next week. A notice entered in the case file of in Manhattan federal court shows […]

9 accused of participating in drug-trafficking conspiracy

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The U.S. Attorney’s office says nine people have been charged with participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy following a yearlong investigation. The nine were charged last week with participating in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent […]

51 women sue USOC for failing to stop Nassar abuse

By EDDIE PELLS – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 DENVER (AP) – Fifty-one women are suing the , its board members and a number of former high-ranking officials for failing to prevent their abuse at the hands of imprisoned sports doctor . The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal […]

Russia resisting calls to produce evidence in Paul Whelan case: State Dept.

Russia resisting calls to produce evidence in Paul Whelan case: State Dept.

By – The Washington Times – Friday, March 15, 2019 The U.S. State Department sought answers Friday from over ’s stalled case against , a former U.S. Marine jailed overseas since December. “Shortly after U.S. citizen was arrested in , Russian officials said they caught him red-handed. It’s been more […]

Local TV journalist killed in eastern Afghanistan

By – Associated Press – Friday, March 15, 2019 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Police say a local TV journalist was shot and killed in eastern , less than a week after a journalist in the southern Helmand province was wounded by a sticky bomb attached to his car. Abdul Rahman, […]