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Former Congressman Looking at Decades Behind Bars After Federal Jury Verdict

Rick Renzi, indicted while serving the 1 st Congressional District at its congressman between 2003 and 2009, has been found guilty by a federal jury of 17 felony charges related to embezzlement, as ...

Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards Criminal Case: Fair Jurors Hard to Come

Jurors well versed in the politics surrounding the charges against former presidential candidate John Edwards are growing in Greensboro, N.C., as a federal judge has recently had to dismiss 47 out of ...

Geriatric Mob Boss Headed to Prison

John "Sonny" Franzese, 93, on trial for criminal charges, was given an eight-year prison sentence by a federal judge, as reported by the Associated Press in Yahoo News in New York. Franzese was ...