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Chris Brown could be charged for owning pet monkey without permit

Troubled singer Chris Brown might be facing new legal problems after owning a pet monkey without a permit. Brown could be hit with criminal charges for illegally owning the exotic animal, which has since been taken away from him following ...

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Brooklyn pol charged with using funds for lavish trips, lingerie

Where her Coney Island neighbors saw devastation, crooked state Assemblywoman Pamela Harris envisioned opportunity — and cashed in. The Brooklyn politician was charged Tuesday with turning the nightmare aftermath of Hurricane Sandy into a money-making scheme by lying about the ...

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Homeless man charged with murder of ex-60s soul singer

SANTA ANA, Calif.— A homeless man has been charged with killing former 1960s soul singer Betty Jane Willis during an attempted rape. Twenty-two-year-old Rosendo Xo Pec was charged Wednesday with murder with special circumstances and could face the death penalty. ...

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XXXTentacion sent to jail after being charged with 7 new felonies

Do not pass go, do not collect $ 200. Rapper XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was jailed Friday morning after prosecutors hit him with seven new felony charges. Each one is related to a 2016 domestic violence case against the ...

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Fifteen Rikers inmates charged in brutal beating of jail captain

Fifteen Rikers Island inmates were charged with assaulting a city jail captain and blocking other officers from helping during a Thanksgiving attack, the Bronx District Attorney announced Thursday. The inmates gathered 90 minutes before the unprovoked assault on Capt. Awais ...

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L.I. woman charged with trying to fund ISIS through bitcoin scam

A Long Island woman tried to bankroll ISIS through fraud, bitcoin and shell companies, Brooklyn federal prosecutors said Thursday. Zoobia Shahnaz conned financial institutions out of about $ 85,000 — including about $ 60,000 in bitcoin and other digital currencies ...

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Uber user charged $14,000 for a 20-minute trip

A Toronto man who took an Uber about five miles was charged 18,518.50 Canadian dollars — which is about $ 14,401.25 U.S. dollars, according to a screenshot of the taxi service bill posted to social media. An estimate made through ...

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Teen's boyfriend charged with fatally shooting her before crash

Police responding to a Connecticut car crash are now investigating an alleged murder after they found a slain 16-year-old girl inside. Evalyce Santiago was found shot in the head Monday night as officers in Waterbury, Conn., found a silver Nissan ...

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Couple charged after toddler's remains found encased in concrete

A mother and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy whose body was found in concrete.  Wichita Police told KWCH that Miranda Miller and Stephen Bodine were booked on Monday morning on felony murder ...

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Trump's lawyer says hecan’t be charged with obstructing justice

President Trump’s lawyer doesn’t think he can be charged with obstruction of justice, as a Senate panel allegedly builds a case against him. The “President cannot obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer under [the Constitution’s Article ...

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