A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.
The scheme, perpetrated by a retired Army sergeant and his wife, used a website to gather names of individuals interested in joining the Army. The couple then submitted those names to the Army, earning them a cash bonus for each recruit they “referred.”
Four Russian nationals have been indicted for conspiring to travel from Russia to casinos across the United States, including several local casinos, to cheat at particular slot games using electronic devices.
Before entering the plea to a conspiracy charge, Jesse Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins, “I’ve never been more clear in my life” in his decision to plead guilty.
Sergeant Larry Davis was pulling marijuana off the street, then turning right around and selling it again for his own profit.
They were indicted in April and originally pleaded not guilty before changing the pleas on Friday.
Teresa Tremusini was convicted in June of two counts of receiving illegal gratuities.
It was a nationwide scheme that used stolen credit card numbers to buy plane tickets that they later sold at deep discounts.