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  • McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people

    McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people
    HARRISBURG — King's Bench power. It's a 12th-century legal authority the Legislature bestowed in 1722 on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, granting the court constitutional authority over legal and supervisory aspects of the court system in the...
  • Ballistics testimony: Bullet that paralyzed man was fired by defendant

    Ballistics testimony: Bullet that paralyzed man was fired by defendant
    The bullet was removed from Angel Figueroa after he was paralyzed in a chaotic shootout outside a Bethlehem Puerto Rican social club, his body falling in the street next to a 23-year-old woman who was killed. The round was delivered to a police...
  • Jail time for theft from 'poorest of the poor'

    Jail time for theft from 'poorest of the poor'
    Noting that she stole from "the poorest of the poor in the community," a Lehigh County judge on Wednesday sentenced a former employee of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches to 18 months to three years in a state prison and ordered her to pay more...
  • Suspect in serial killings charged in 2nd death

    Suspect in serial killings charged in 2nd death
    He allegedly said he killed Anith Jones for a friend of a friend and was paid $300 and drugs worth another $200. He said he built a rapport with her, then met her for sex. He strangled her in about five minutes, he said, then stuffed her body in a trash...
  • Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein

    Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein
    Offers of help are pouring in for James Tully, the carless Canadensis man who says he's been mistaken for Eric Frein more than 20 times, leading to some scary encounters with police in the Pocono woods. Tully, 39, doesn't own a vehicle and must walk five...
  • Marijuana in blood does not give much insight into drug's effects on behavior, experts say

    ST. LOUIS Michael Brown had the main active ingredient of marijuana in his blood when he was shot to death by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer on Aug. 9, but what does that mean? A measurement of marijuana in the blood only indicates that someone has...
  • Former Bellevue, Wash., official accused of stealing pro-gun campaign sign

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A former City Council member in Bellevue, Washington, has been accused of stealing campaign signs urging voters to block the expansion of background checks for gun buyers in the state, police said on Wednesday. A police report said...
  • Denver Somalis fear fallout from trio's apparent bid to join militants

    Denver Somalis fear fallout from trio's apparent bid to join militants
    Abi Mohammed was dashing about his small kitchen early Wednesday preparing rice and goat for the lunchtime rush when he paused to get something off his chest. "I don't care if they are young, they should be prosecuted," said Mohammed, owner of Kin...
  • Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances

    Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances
    A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday. The students went missing on Sept. 26 from Iguala in the...
  • Florida men held three years in Mexico on drug charges return to U.S.

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Two Florida boaters jailed in Mexico for three years after being arrested with $950,000 in cash returned to the United States on Wednesday, landing in Miami after they were exonerated of money-laundering and drug-trafficking charges,...
  • Pouncey brothers won't be charged in South Beach club altercation

    Mike and Maurkice Pouncey, accused over the summer of roughing up a club-goer at their South Beach birthday party, will not be charged in the altercation, Miami-Dade prosecutors announced Wednesday. The twin brothers are both NFL offensive linemen Mike...