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WASHINGTON – U.S. officials said Thursday that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of American state and local governments in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers. The warning, less than two weeks before the election, amplified fears of the potential for tampering with the vote and undermining confidence in the results.
Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida.
The ruler of Dubai conducted a campaign of fear and intimidation against his estranged wife and ordered the abduction of two of his daughters, a British judge ruled in documents that were unsealed Thursday.
Some undocumented immigrants keep their heads down, careful not to attract attention that might get them noticed by federal officers. Not Maru Mora-Villalpando.
A man is facing a new charge of witness intimidation after he started screaming in court at the victim he’d been found guilty of stabbing.
The Washington State Court of Appeals recently decided that a man threatening to kill a witness (in front of a police officer) and arranging for his brother to beat up the witness was, in fact, witness intimidation.
Idaho’s top prosecutor has decided not to file criminal charges after his office was asked to review accusations of possible voter intimidation and interference during campaigning for last November’s election.
Idaho's top prosecutor has decided not to file criminal charges after his office was asked to review accusations of possible voter intimidation and interference during campaigning for last November's election, the AP reports. A Democratic Party volunteer in Bonner County had reported harassment by backers of Rep. Heather Scott.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and one of his advisers was ordered by a federal judge in Ohio not to engage in voter intimidation on Election Day.
Eastern Washington residents with actual information about voter fraud are encouraged to report it.
Eastern Washington residents with information about actual voter fraud are encouraged to report it.
Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas are pushing to keep evidence secret in the 2014 Cliven Bundy standoff case, arguing that Bundy backers would use names and information disclosed in evidence to target court officials and intimidate witnesses in the criminal case. Threats already have been received, they said. News media, including the Associated...
Police arrested a man suspected of threatening to kill a woman and her daughter if the daughter testified against his step-son in a sexual assault case.
A Coeur d’Alene man was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison for repeatedly contacting a woman he was accused of assaulting. Benjamin Arthur Annaboli, 30, was sentenced Thursday for two felony counts of witness intimidation for disregarding a court’s no-contact order. First District Judge Rich Christensen sentenced Annaboli to 10 years, with parole possible only after five years.
A former Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane prostitute 29 years ago is now suspected of trying to find his former girlfriend and interfere with her cooperation with investigators. Richard Aguirre has made “concerted efforts” from jail to call a friend and a sister to find the woman, according to court documents.
Investigators say former Pasco police officer and murder suspect Richard Aguirre has made "concerted efforts" in jail phone calls to a friend and one of his sisters to contact a former girlfriend who is now a witness for the prosecution.
A man cleared by a jury last week of helping a friend after a Spokane Valley shooting faces new charges that he threatened to rape the lead detective’s wife. Terrence D. Riley was found not guilty Friday of first-degree rendering criminal assistance to Jarrod E. Veilleux. Veilleux, 30, was accused of shooting a man outside the Oasis Tavern on Feb. 24, 2012, and Riley was charged with helping him flee. Veilleux was exonerated of charges of attempted murder and first-degree assault, but convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
A Spokane con man had such a good sales pitch that he convinced a physician and a lawyer to take part in his get-rich quick schemes. In the end, some 10 investors lost more than $2.25 million they threw at his false promises. Robert B. Hiatt, 57, pleaded guilty Thursday to eight felony fraud counts and a single count of intimidating a witness after he threatened to kill a whistleblower. Hiatt’s wide-ranging scheme promised huge returns on investments that never existed, Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy Durkin said.