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  • Secret Pact Ends Controversial Job At Poverty Agency; Criminal Probe Continues

    Federal and state probes into the Community Renewal Team are continuing, according to a new audit report — while the Hartford anti-poverty agency has quietly severed a controversial payroll arrangement with its former CEO that had attracted...
  • Prison suicide a disturbing trend, regardless of what you think about Ariel Castro

    "Good, strong shoe laces should be available day or night to all inmates who want them." "I personally do NOT see a problem here...saves us all money and prison space...go for it, losers!!!" The vitriol of social media never fails. News that Cleveland...
  • Kidnapper's Death Spotlights Prison Suicides

    "Good, strong shoe laces should be available day or night to all inmates who want them." "I personally do NOT see a problem here … saves us all money and prison space … go for it, losers!!!" The vitriol of social media never fails....
  • Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman

    Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman
    The chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder to file federal charges against former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for violating the civil rights of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was...
  • City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand

    City prosecutors lose three trials with accused rapist on stand
    Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked. And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...
  • California's 'wobbler' bill on sentencing drug users makes sense

    In June, The Times editorialized in favor of a bill to make simple possession of most illegal drugs in California a “wobbler” -- punishable as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Currently, prosecutors can charge possession of cocaine, heroin...
  • 75 years for convicted rapist who attacked women weeks after parole

    75 years for convicted rapist who attacked women weeks after parole
    A serial rapist who was paroled in 2009 only to attack three women in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood within weeks of his release has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. Cook County prosecutors wanted Julius Anderson committed as a sexually violent...
  • Store clerk pulls gun on would-be assailant, thwarts robbery

    Store clerk pulls gun on would-be assailant, thwarts robbery
    MARIONVILLE, Mo. - A would-be robber targeted the wrong store. The robber, seen in security video but not identified yet, pulled a gun trying to rob the Beer 30 liquor store in Marionville on Sunday evening. But instead of a fistful of cash, he had a gun...
  • It's a blessing that this bizarre scam shouldn't affect us locally

     
    There's no Chinatown in the Lehigh Valley, so we should be safe from a disgusting scam taking advantage of the spiritual beliefs of elderly Chinese women. It's a good thing because the scam is a costly one, with losses topping......
  • Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to Reality

    Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to Reality
    The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days: - A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
  • U.S. allows states to legalize recreational marijuana within limits

    U.S. allows states to legalize recreational marijuana within limits
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move marijuana advocates hailed as an historic shift, the Obama administration on Thursday began giving U.S. states wide leeway to experiment with pot legalization and started by letting Colorado and Washington carry out new...