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Former Executive Director of Prescott Downtown Partnership Arrested on Charges of Fraud Totaling over $200,000 in Loss

On November 17, 2021, Prescott Police Detectives arrested and booked the former Executive Director of the Prescott Downtown Partnership, Misti Smith. The arrest comes after a lengthy investigation that started in October 2021 when the Prescott Downtown Partnership reported being the victim of fraudulent activity after the abrupt resignation of Smith. Through the course of

National

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of violence at U.S. Capitol shock world

A mob invading the U.S. Capitol. Police officers with guns drawn inside the House of Representatives. Lawmakers hiding from intruders seeking to overturn a national election. These and other scenes from Capitol Hill shocked the world Wednesday as violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the nation’s halls of power in a brazen attempt

Legal Beat

Prosecutor: Sedition charge possible for pro-Trump rioters

The top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia said Thursday that “all options are on the table” for charging members of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol — including sedition charges. Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for D.C., said prosecutors plan to file 15 federal cases on Thursday for crimes including

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