WASHINGTON - At least 29 people were killed and over 40 others were injured in two separate incidents of mass shootings in the US states of Texas and Ohio in less than 24 hours, media reports said. In Ohio, nine people, including the perpetrator, were killed and 16 others were injured early Sunday morning in the shootings outside the Ned Peppers Bar in...
WASHINGTON - Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American father who was sentenced to life in prison over the killing of his three-year-old adopted daughter Sherin Mathews in the US state of Texas, has began serving the jail term. The 39-year-old man was taken from the Dallas County Jail on Thursday to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville so he can be assigned...
WASHINGTON - Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American father who was sentenced to life in prison over the killing of his three-year-old adopted daughter Sherin Mathews in the US state of Texas, has requested a new trial. The man was sentenced on June 26 over his daughter's death in October 2017 after pleading guilty to a lesser charge of injury to a child by omission.
NEW YORK - An Indian citizen has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a conspiracy to smuggle people into the US through Thailand. Bhavin Patel, 39, who had earlier admitted his guilt in court, was sentenced in Newark by Federal Judge John Vazquez, New Jersey Federal Prosecutor Craig Carpenito said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK - An Indian-origin man has been charged with killing his wife, her parents and her aunt in a shooting rampage that had created fears of anti-Sikh violence in the US state of Ohio. West Chester police Chief Joel Herzog announced on Tuesday the arrest of Gurpreet Singh on four charges of murder, according to WCPO TV in Cincinnati.
WASHINGTON - Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American adoptive father accused of killing his three-year-old daughter Sherin Mathews and hiding her body in a ditch in the US state of Texas in 2017, has been sentenced to life in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Wesley Mathews, 39, on Monday pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of injury to a child by omission in the...
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CORONA, CA - Kenneth French, a 32-year-old Indian-American Riverside man who was described as gentle and non-verbal, was killed when an off-duty LAPD police officer opened fire inside the Costco Warehouse store here, on June 15.
WASHINGTON - Four members of an Indian-American family were dead with gunshot wounds inside a house in the US state of Iowa, authorities said. Officers with the West Des Moines Police Department were sent at around 10 a.m. on Saturday to the 900 block of 65th Street, where they found the bodies, reports the local KCRG News.
NEW YORK - In an on-going US crackdown on Indian call-centre fraud extorting Americans, an American federal judge has sentenced a participant in the scam to seven and a half years in prison. Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington who sentenced Sharvil Patel, 23, on Thursday in Tampa, Florida, also fined him $80,000. He was the fourth Indian to be sentenced within two months in the scams where US-based persons worked with
NEW YORK - An Indian has been charged with allegedly transporting illegal immigrants who crossed from Canada to the US, according to officials. Jawant Singh, 30, who was caught by a Border Patrol agent with the help of a Customs and Border Protection Agency helicopter, was accused in a federal court in Syracuse, New York, of transporting two illegal immigrants for $2,200, federal prosecutor Grant Jaquith announced on Thursday.