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Former Florida Mayor sentenced to 51 months after defrauding charity

Former Florida Mayor sentenced to 51 months after defrauding charity

A former Florida mayor was sentenced to 51 months in prison Friday after defrauding the charity United Way of more than half a million dollars. Guy Thompson, a former mayor of Milton, a city northeast of Pensacola, last year pleaded guilty to 20 counts of wire fraud and three counts of tax evasion in the…MORE

Odell Beckham Jr. no longer facing arrest in LSU locker room incident

Odell Beckham Jr. no longer facing arrest in LSU locker room incident

NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. is no longer facing an arrest warrant in New Orleans in connection with a locker room incident following the LSU’s win this week in the College Football Playoff National Championship. The New Orleans Police Department had obtained an arrest warrant for the Cleveland Browns player after he appeared to swat…MORE

Former Drexel professor arrested and accused of spending $185,000 in grant money on strippers, sports bars and iTunes

Former Drexel professor arrested and accused of spending $185,000 in grant money on strippers, sports bars and iTunes

A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant money and using it at adult entertainment venues and on purchases for iTunes, meals and other expenses. Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, was charged this week with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception, both felonies, according to the Philadelphia District…MORE

A third horse has died at Santa Anita Park since the beginning of the year

A third horse has died at Santa Anita Park since the beginning of the year

A 5-year-old horse was euthanized Saturday at Santa Anita Park, bringing to three the number of horses to die this year at the California racetrack. The horse Uncontainable fractured its right front ankle on the turf course, Santa Anita Park officials posted on the track’s website. The horse was euthanized “per recommendation” of a veterinarian.…MORE

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