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  • Reader feedback July 23: Faster Internet speeds, court ruling on ACA

    Faster Internet speeds in Hampton Roads Both Verizon and Cox are increasing Internet speeds for customers in Hampton Roads. On Monday, Verizon announced that FiOS home customers will start getting upload speeds that match their download speeds for video...
  • Judge won't free 551-pound man from house arrest

    Judge won't free 551-pound man from house arrest
    A 551-pound former pharmacist, confined to 30 months of house arrest for his role in a massive South Florida pill mill ring, now wants his sentence reduced. His argument: He's too heavy to leave home anyway, so house arrest is unnecessary. The federal...
  • White House says health care tax credits to continue for now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
  • Judge sets January start for murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez

    BOSTON, July 22 (Reuters) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer, a Massachusetts judge ruled on Tuesday. Superior Court Judge Susan...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial: prosecutors

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on...
  • Dog attack victim victory in court is bad news for irresponsible dog owners

    This sort of thing has become so routine it's hardly news any more, but Monday's online version of The Philadelphia Inquirer carried a story about a dog that "resembles a pit bull" attacking and killing a 7-month-old child in Dayton, Ohio. It was...
  • Trio gets state time for East Penn break-ins

    A trio of Allentown residents who committed a string of six daytime burglaries in the East Penn area last year are headed to state prison. Joseph Smith, 18, was sentenced to four to nine years. Ashlee Massey, 24, and Ikeia White,19, were each sentenced...
  • Prosecutor Rejects Enfield Police Effort To Arrest Officer

    Prosecutor Rejects Enfield Police Effort To Arrest Officer
    The Hartford state's attorney has rejected an arrest warrant submitted by Enfield police to charge one of their own officers with third-degree assault and fabricating evidence. The seven-page arrest warrant application submitted by Lt. Lawrence Curtis...
  • Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt

    Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt
    There's more breaking news in the lawsuit to open voting in Broward County Commission District 2 to voters of all parties. Attorney Bill Scherer has filed an emergency motion "to show cause why [the elections supervisor] should not be held in contempt...
  • Pursuit of same-sex marriage promises to be a bumpy one

    Americans love our democracy; we want to spread it across the world. We believe in the will of the people. We love our three branches of government, and we are practically giddy electing our peers to represent our districts and our states. And every...
  • Montana top court sanctions judge for 30-day rape sentence

    (Reuters) - The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday censured a judge and suspended him for 31 days for improperly suggesting a 14-year-old girl was culpable in her rape and unlawfully sentencing the former teacher convicted of the crime to just a month in...