TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday for his role in a vicious attack on four women, as well as other crimes including robbery and opening an illegal gambling ring.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say they have busted an organized crime racket reminiscent of the Mafia’s heyday, involving illegal gambling parlors in New York City and Long Island and a police detective accused of helping to protect the lucrative schemes.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Seven people were arrested on suspicion of running illegal gambling dens at Southern California homes after a years-long investigation uncovered crimes including drug trafficking, bribery and a shooting, authorities said Wednesday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. gambling industry's national trade association is asking the federal government to crack down on illegal betting sites, saying consumers need to be protected.
The American Gaming Association said Thursday it sent a letter to U.S.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Masked gunman burst into a an illegal gambling operation at a gated Southern California home, stealing cash, jewelry and phones before fleeing, police said.
Authorities are searching for suspects in the brazen robbery late Sunday in Riverside, said Officer Ryan Railsback, a spokesman for the city's police department.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police raids have led to more than $91,500 in cash and 82 gambling machines being removed from two illegal storefront casinos in Lansing.
The raids followed an investigation by Michigan's Gaming Control Board, the state Attorney General’s office and Lansing police, the Lansing State Journal reported Wednesday.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday announced the takedown of a Southern California street gang that included 180 arrests and the seizure of illegal gambling machines, drugs and guns.
VERBENA, Ala. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say seven people face animal cruelty and conspiracy charges in connection with a large-scale cockfighting and fighting bird breeding operation.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A company that made and operated casino-style games used for illegal gambling will pay $3.5 million and permanently stop its California operations under a court settlement announced Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — The youngest person charged in a sports betting ring that included a northern Illinois mayor pardoned by then-President Donald Trump has avoided prison time for bringing a bookmaking operation to the Illinois State University campus.
SELMA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested following his indictment on charges of taking indecent liberties with a family member in the 1970s, a sheriff's office said Wednesday.
David Ricky Godwin Sr., 74, of Selma was taken into custody by detectives with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, The News & Observer of Raleigh reported.
CHICAGO (AP) — A veteran Chicago police officer was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in prison for his part in an international gambling ring that also involved a small-town mayor.
U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall said the actions of Nicholas Stella, 43, implied he was above the law and rejected his lawyer’s request that his sentence be limited to time served.
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of police officers searched shisha bars, tea houses and illegal gambling halls across western Germany early Sunday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded, and investigators trying to piece together what prompted the bloodshed...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting in Brooklyn (all times local):
Police say four people were killed and three others wounded inside an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn...
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Games of skills are popping up in convenience stores, gas stations and malls throughout the Hazleton area.
Players feed the machines cash, place bets on the selected game and win — and lose — money, but it's not considered gambling.
MICHIGAN CITY — After three hours of deliberation, the jury in the criminal case against former city councilman David J. Biela returned deadlocked 6-6 Wednesday night.
Biela, accused of participating in an illegal gambling operation, is scheduled to return to La Porte Superior Court 1 to schedule a new jury trial on March 1.
EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an aggravated robbery of an illegal gambling establishment that occurred early Saturday morning and left two individuals dead.
Officers received a report of an aggravated robbery at 1328 S Alamo Road at 2:34 a.m., said Jena Palacios Pacheco, HCSO spokeswoman.
MICHIGAN CITY — Three local men accused of participating in an illegal gambling ring appeared in La Porte Superior Court No. 1 Thursday for the first time since the Indiana Court of Appeals overturned Judge Michael Bergerson’s 2016 ruling that the charges against them be dismissed.