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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...
  • Seeking a sense of purpose, FBI informant decides to tell all

    Seeking a sense of purpose, FBI informant decides to tell all
    Emad Salem struggled to keep the alibis, aliases and lies straight. He grew a beard; he shaved. He gained weight; he dieted. Plastic surgery reconfigured his looks. Fearful that the Islamic terrorists he helped put behind bars wanted him dead, Salem...
  • Jackson Jr. gets time off projected prison term, pays $550,000

    Jackson Jr. gets time off projected prison term, pays $550,000
    WASHINGTON -- Imprisoned former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s projected release date is now Sept. 20, 2015, more than three months earlier than listed previously, federal officials confirmed Monday. In another development, Jackson has paid the $550,000...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • Executive charged with sexually abusing teen

    Executive charged with sexually abusing teen
    A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday. Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
  • Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate

    Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate
    Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with murdering three men in two incidents in 2012 and 2013, is due back in court Monday to face charges of assaulting a fellow inmate while in jail. He was charged in May with the February assault of...
  • Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident

    Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident
    Justin Bieber pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor vandalism for egging a former neighbor's home in Calabasas and was ordered to pay $80,900 in restitution. Bieber, who did not appear in court, also was ordered to serve two years' probation,...
  • Aurora home search turns up 9 kilograms of heroin

    Aurora home search turns up 9 kilograms of heroin
    Police in Aurora discovered a heroin stash with a street value of well over $1 million during a home search on Tuesday, one of the largest-ever seizures of the drug by a Kane County law enforcement agency, authorities said. The search on Tuesday,...
  • 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...
  • Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996

    Appellate court orders new trial for man convicted of killing Aurora boy in 1996
    An appellate court Friday vacated the murder conviction and ordered a new trial for the man convicted of the 1996 slaying of a young Aurora boy, a crime that shocked the city and sparked an anti-gang backlash. Late Friday, the Second District...
  • Former state rep charged with child porn barred from own patio

    Former state rep charged with child porn barred from own patio
    Former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham, on home confinement while facing child pornography charges, was ordered to stay off the patio of his Elgin condominium Wednesday because a young child lives nearby. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert...