Friday, August 22 2014 1:37 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:37:37 GMT
Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More >>
The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:32:27 GMT
The founder of a Montgomery boot camp billed as a military style training program for at risk students is under arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.More >>
He uses tough love and a military style approach to keep kids in Montgomery out of trouble but now, the founder of a local discipline academy has found himself in trouble with the law. Glenn Veasy is facing sexual abuse allegations involving one of the teens in his boot camp. More >>
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:48:02 GMT
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announcedMore >>
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announced Thursday.More >>
PRESCOTT, AZ (AP) -
Officials say 11 inmates at a Camp Verde jail are facing criminal charges for participating in a scheme to defraud the U.S. government out of thousands of dollars while still behind bars.
The Daily Courier quotes Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher as saying the scheme was stopped after workers in the jail's mailroom noticed unusual amounts of mail to and from the Internal Revenue Service.
Authorities say the scheme was aimed at using the identities of other prisoners to file tax returns requesting unwarranted refunds from the IRS.
The plan was for inmates whose identities had been used to kick back to two alleged scheme organizers about $1,000 of the refund money.
Inmates who have been accused in the scheme face charges ranging from conspiracy to fraudulent schemes.
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