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  • October 2013: Amazon workers seek pay for time in security checks

    Workers at Amazon.com warehouses across the country are suing the online retail giant to collect wages for time they spent passing through security checkpoints designed to prevent employee theft. In lawsuits filed in Philadelphia and Luzerne County...
  • 'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

    'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges
    Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant. Sedrish on...
  • FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say

    FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say
    — An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
  • No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say

    Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.  “At this time we expect downstream...
  • 4 Woodstock High students charged in sex assault posted on social media

    4 Woodstock High students charged in sex assault posted on social media
    Police said four Woodstock High School students face criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl--an act that authorities said was filmed and posted on a social media website. Two 18-year-old high school students and two...
  • Man pleads guilty to DUI on same road he killed 4 in 1999 DUI

    Man pleads guilty to DUI on same road he killed 4 in 1999 DUI
    Walter Depner, who served 12 years in prison for killing four people in 1999 while driving drunk, pleaded guilty today to again driving under the influence on the same road in 2013. Depner, 62, waived his right to a jury trial that was set to begin...
  • Former McHenry sheriff's deputy drops suit against county

    Former McHenry sheriff's deputy drops suit against county
    A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy has dropped a long-running lawsuit against the county in exchange for escaping a hefty court fine, officials said today. Zane Seipler filed a federal suit in 2008 claiming he was wrongly terminated for...
  • Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case

    Man gets probation for role in Aurora murder case
    An Oswego man accused of helping his friend dispose of a murder victim pleaded guilty today to attempted obstruction of justice, according to Kane County prosecutors.  In a negotiated plea, Jose M. Becerra, 22, was sentenced to a term of probation on...
  • Florida inmate attacks officer after being pepper sprayed

    Florida inmate attacks officer after being pepper sprayed
    Before he could even get into his holding cell, a Florida inmate being booked into jail attacked a law enforcement officer, according to Bay News 9. Xavier Washington, 43, was sent to the Marion County Jail on violation of probation and career...
  • Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges

    Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges
    Shane Lamb, who turned state’s witness against a former co-worker in the notorious disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager, is now being held in McHenry County Jail on a $300,000 bond in an unrelated case. Judge Sharon Prather on...
  • Defense wants Johnny Depp to help prove client insane

    Defense wants Johnny Depp to help prove client insane
    A defense attorney wants Johnny Depp to help prove his client is insane, tmz.com reports. He was served with legal documents at the premiere Thursday in Hollywood for his movie "Transcendence," the site says. The backstory: Nancy Lekon was driving a...