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  • SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards

    SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards
    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced its jury awards on Tuesday night in a ceremony at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas. “Fort Tilden” won the grand jury prize in the narrative competition. Written and directed...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing
    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, was...
  • Man sentenced to 13 years in death of Prince George's officer, Laurel native

    A man charged in connection with the auto accident that killed 23-year-old Prince George's County Police officer Adrian Morris in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in prison in Prince George's County Circuit Court after pleading guilty on Monday, June 9....
  • Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy

    Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy
    Although the legal issue involving running back Ray Rice remains unresolved, general manager Ozzie Newsome said that off-field situation won't impact the Ravens' draft strategy. Rice has an arraignment conference on his felony aggravated assault case...
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was accepted into a diversion program today during a status hearing and avoided trial on a pair of misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an alleged altercation at a strip club, according to a Monroe County,...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Menhaden catch limits upheld

    Menhaden catch limits upheld
    A judge in Cambridge has upheld Maryland's curbs on catching menhaden, rejecting claims by a pair of watermen that the restrictions were unconstitutional. Following a day-long hearing Wednesday in Dorchester Circuit Court, Judge David Mitchell, a...
  • Man guilty of all charges in '94 Waukegan murder

    Man guilty of all charges in '94 Waukegan murder
    Hezekiah Whitfield was found guilty on all charges in connection with the murder of a Waukegan store owner in 1994. Jurors convicted Whitfield in the killing of 71-year-old Fred Reckling, a murder that was previously pinned on another man, James...
  • Pizzeria owner, 75, says he'll still work after $6.5 million settlement

    Pizzeria owner, 75, says he'll still work after $6.5 million settlement
    Following the settlement of an unusual lawsuit against Mount Prospect, a 75-year-old pizzeria owner said he looks forward to continuing to run his restaurant into the foreseeable future. Mount Prospect’s village board agreed this week to a $6.5...
  • Pizzeria owner wins millions in unusual lawsuit against village

    Pizzeria owner wins millions in unusual lawsuit against village
    Mount Prospect has agreed to a $6.5 million settlement that will end an unusual lawsuit filed by a restaurant owner who sued the village using a federal law more commonly used to bust organized crime. The Village Board on Tuesday night approved the...
  • Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man

    Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man
    A man who was 15 when he was accused of murder has been found guilty and now faces 20 years to life in prison. Edwin Paniagua, now 19, was found guilty of heinous murder with wanton cruelty in the 2010 death of Jean Wattecamps of Mount Prospect. The...