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Stories with subject: Obstruction of justice
  • NY state Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 2:46 pm

    NEW YORK - A New York state senator has been convicted on federal charges he sought to sabotage an investigation targeting him for embezzlement.

  • Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 6:29 pm

    SAVANNAH, Georgia - Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case.

  • Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 8:02 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader.

  • A timeline in the career of Barry Bonds 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 6:38 pm

    June 3, 1985 - Barry Bonds, son of major league All-Star Bobby Bonds, is selected by Pittsburgh with the fifth pick in the first round of amateur draft.

  • Lynch visits Connecticut in stop on community policing tour story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 5:22 pm

    EAST HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut town whose police force had a history of mistreating Latinos has transformed itself into a model for improving relations between police and the community, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.

  • Police: Officer poorly searched suspect who later shot cop 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 4:08 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - An officer who intentionally overlooked evidence and failed to thoroughly search an assault suspect - giving an inadequate pat-down to the man police say later fatally shot another officer from the back of a moving patrol car - now faces criminal charges and has been suspended, authorities said Tuesday.