| 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.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The death of "Night Stalker" serial killer Richard Ramirez on Friday at the age of 53 brought satisfaction and even some cheers from people involved in the infamous case.
Some victims and their relatives said Ramirez should have been executed long ago....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A son, Jayzen Michael Rowe, was born to Adam and Holly Rowe of Petoskey at 11:33 a.m. on April 22, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Jayzen weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. His sibling is Olivia Grace....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A businesswoman accused of strangling a 21-year-old model and aspiring actress in Santa Monica was acquitted Tuesday of murder in an emotional scene in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.
Kelly Soo Park, 47, bowed her head in relief and hugged one of...