| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland is pushing legislation to close what it describes as loopholes in state law that allow police to keep DNA samples from people never convicted of crimes.
Del. Jill P. Carter, a Baltimore Democrat, said Friday she...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Rape victims will soon have more time to report the crime. Kansas had one of the shortest statute of limitations in the nation, but now that is changing thanks to a new bill just passed in Topeka.
Guadalupe Magdaleno first found out about the issue...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Maryland Senate's vote today to repeal the death penalty was a milestone in an effort to remove from the law a sentence that puts vengeance above justice, fails to deter crime and provides for the families of victims not the closure they crave but...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
The attorney for a former Loyola University freshman charged with raping two female students in separate incidents in their dormitory rooms last month contended that the alleged victims may have concocted their stories because they regretted having...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:00 PM
When a lawsuit alleged that two young brothers in Michigan had been molested “hundreds of times” by a troop leader, the Boy Scouts denied responsibility and pointed the finger at someone else — the boys' recently widowed mother.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Sunday, Feb. 24
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, Feb. 25
Boyne City Rotary Club...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Even as the U.S Supreme Court reviews Maryland's law on police collection of DNA samples, many law enforcement agencies in the state are collecting and holding genetic material from murder victims and people never convicted of crimes.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Sandra Richardson and Bonnita Spikes have much in common. Both live in Upper Marlboro and are churchgoing Christians who have worked in nursing. Both have dealt with the pain of losing people they loved in murders.
When it comes to the death penalty,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:32 AM
A son, Connor Adam, was born to Jennifer (Wojan) and Adam Whitson of Traverse City on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Connor weighed 7 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Denny and Flo...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:12 AM
He's come out on top in six contested elections as a Democrat in an increasingly conservative county, and has withstood criticism that he's both too soft and too tough, appeased minorities and disappointed minorities, said too little and said too much....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Thursday, Feb. 14
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m....