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  • Feds launch probe into contraband at Northampton County Prison

    Feds launch probe into contraband at Northampton County Prison
    Four Northampton County Prison guards are on suspension from their jobs amid a federal investigation into contraband trafficking at the jail, according to the head of the corrections officers' union. The guards were escorted off the prison's grounds...
  • Marijuana laws haven't blazed any trails on Capitol Hill, yet

    WASHINGTON Marijuana may be legal in D.C., but it's still illegal on Capitol Hill. The Office of Personnel Management recently issued updated guidance to the 4.1 million federal employees and military personnel in its purview: Even if marijuana use is...
  • Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death

    Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death
    The police radio crackled: "Two men running with guns … discharge on Druid Hill …" Acting Capt. Robert Jackson hit the sirens on the unmarked Ford Taurus, which hurtled through traffic and stoplights to a West Baltimore intersection....
  • Call for death penalty in shooting, but state lacks the drug

    Two days after the shooting deaths of nine people during a Bible study at a Charleston church, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley made a bold public statement: The gunman "absolutely" should be put to death. But her state, though largely pro-death penalty, can't...
  • Little league becomes a New Jersey city's success story

    Anthony Player crossed Erie Street, holding his 5-year-old son's hand as the baseball diamonds at North Camden's Pyne Poynt Park came into view. Giovanni was starting to wilt after walking more than a mile from Camden's City Hall under the hot midday sun,...
  • New York father, son sentenced for drug dealing

    A father and son from western New York have been sentenced for drug dealing, and two other relatives are also likely prison-bound. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Eric Humphrey of Amherst received a sentence of five years in prison,...
  • Virginia Supreme Court justices in wide-ranging video conversation

    The College of William and Mary's law school has released a new video featuring several Virginia Supreme Court justices in a wide-ranging discussion. The video — available for viewing at the school's website at appellate.law.wm.edu — has the...
  • 22 arrested in drug investigation in Lawrence

    Lawrence police have arrested almost two dozen people in a drug investigation directed at heroin trafficking in the city. Police Chief James Fitzpatrick said those arrested Friday include dealers and buyers, ranging in age from 17 to 59 years old....
  • DA: Some charges dismissed in drug raids after doubt in confidential informant

    DA: Some charges dismissed in drug raids after doubt in confidential informant
    An investigation that led to more than a dozen arrests was compromised because a confidential informant used powdered sugar and crushed antacids in place of drugs, Northampton County authorities said. District Attorney John Morganelli said the arrests...
  • Man charged with murder blames uncle's death on drug dealers

    Man charged with murder blames uncle's death on drug dealers
    Five days after she learned that her brother had been shot to death, Kimberly Gonzalez was in an interview room at the Will County Sheriff's Department, trying to get her son to confess to her brother's murder. In a videotape shown to jurors Tuesday...
  • Gonzalez abruptly ends murder trial, pleads guilty

    Gonzalez abruptly ends murder trial, pleads guilty
    After two weeks defending himself on murder charges before a Will County jury, Jason Gonzalez on Friday suddenly decided to plead guilty to killing his uncle during a dispute in September 2009. Gonzalez's abrupt plea came after he read a document at the...