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  • Judge asked to block North Carolina voting changes before midterms

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's overhauled election law should be halted before the midterm elections in November to avoid discrimination against African Americans and young voters, lawyers for the Justice Department and civil rights...
  • Former paramedic sentenced for luring children into online sex acts, making child porn

    Former paramedic sentenced for luring children into online sex acts, making child porn
    A former paramedic was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Friday for luring two young girls into having online sexual contact with him and for producing child pornography when he used his webcam to make video recordings of the encounters. Shane...
  • Community leader convicted of theft from Severn condo association

    Community leader convicted of theft from Severn condo association
    An Anne Arundel County woman once honored for her activism pleaded guilty Thursday to misusing nearly $74,000 of her community association's money. Wanda Brooks Hebron pleaded guilty to one count of theft scheme of more than $500 in Anne Arundel...
  • Supporters optimistic after ex-U.S. Marine appears in Mexico court

    (Reuters) - Supporters of a former U.S. Marine held for more than three months in a Mexican jail on weapons charges said on Thursday they were encouraged by his first court appearance and were hopeful he would be home soon. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, was...
  • GOP now embraces frivolous lawsuits

    We all mourn the death of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, a great senator and statesman. And, no doubt, before his passing, Howard Baker mourned the death of the Republican Party he once knew and led so well. It ain't the same party anymore....
  • Daley Park District moves come up at Park Grill trial

    Daley Park District moves come up at Park Grill trial
    Former Park District official Laura O'Malley was back on the stand Thursday as City Hall tries to void the contract for the Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park. Much of the trial has focused on O'Malley's sexual relationship in 2001 and 2002 with...
  • California man gets 15 year sentence in China spying case

    OAKLAND Calif. (Reuters) - A California businessman was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday for stealing DuPont trade secrets to help a state-owned Chinese company develop a white pigment used in a wide range of products. A jury found Walter Liew...
  • Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case

    Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case
    HARTFORD — There was a side of Russell Peeler Jr. that objective sources didn't get to tell the jury about as it considered whether to execute the convicted killer or send him to prison for life, his attorney says. And that portrayal of Peeler as a...
  • Federal judge refuses to stay execution of Arizona death row inmate

    A federal judge has rejected a bid to postpone the July 23 execution of an Arizona death row prisoner who contended that secrecy over the state's lethal injection protocol violated his 1st Amendment rights. U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake ruled...
  • Teachers union to rally in L.A. against loss of job protections

    National union leaders will rally members in Los Angeles this weekend to oppose a recent court ruling that struck down key teacher job protections in the state. The American Federation of Teachers, at its national convention, will vote on a resolution...
  • Canada court rules against aboriginal group on forestry licenses

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Supreme Court of Canada backed the right of the province of Ontario to grant forestry licenses on a tract of traditional native land on Friday after an aboriginal challenge of licenses that had been granted to a lumber company....