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  • 9/11 relatives frustrated as Guantanamo hearings stall

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Frustration simmered into suspicion Wednesday as relatives of Sept. 11 victims attending stalled hearings here accused a jealous Justice Department of conducting an FBI probe of 9/11 defense lawyers to derail the long-...
  • Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated...
  • Obama weighs detainee hearings

    Obama weighs detainee hearings
    — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts fast-track cases of incarcerated immigrants....
  • Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

    It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the...
  • Judge throws out plea deal for alleged Facebook serial rapist

    A Northampton County judge on Wednesday threw out the plea deal for a Bethlehem man charged with serially raping teenagers he met on Facebook, a decision that came three days after The Morning Call published details of a letter in which the defendant...
  • Feds accuse 2 more in kidnapping of Wake County prosecutor's father; accused remain at large

    RALEIGH, N.C. Federal investigators have accused two more people of participating in a bizarre plot orchestrated from inside a North Carolina prison to kidnap the father of a Wake County prosecutor. The FBI is offering a reward and asking for the...
  • Texas executes man convicted of 2001 triple murder

    Texas executes man convicted of 2001 triple murder
    (Reuters) - Texas executed by lethal injection on Wednesday a man who was convicted of stabbing his girlfriend, her child and her mother to death after a cocaine binge in 2001. Jose Luis Villegas Jr., 39, was pronounced dead at 7:04 p.m. CDT (8.04 p.m....
  • Detroit pension deal approved by one retirement system

    (Reuters) - The board of Detroit's General Retirement System on Wednesday approved economic terms of a settlement with the city that include cuts to pension benefits, putting in place another key component of Detroit's effort to exit bankruptcy by...
  • Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying

    Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying
    HAMPTON — Prosecutors dropped first-degree murder charges Wednesday against two teenagers in a high-profile Hampton killing, saying problems with witnesses mean the case can't go forward at this time. A five-day trial was scheduled to start next...
  • Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison
    Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a judge for mercy. The former Bell administrator was pale and baggy-eyed, and his thinning hair had turned gray....
  • Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home

    Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home
    A Baltimore judge sent a police officer to jail on Wednesday for 45 days after he was convicted of beating a drug suspect who had broken into his girlfriend's home, a rare punishment for a police misconduct case. A sheriff's deputy clicked handcuffs...