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  • Man gets 40 years for 2011 killing during drive-thru dispute

    Man gets 40 years for 2011 killing during drive-thru dispute
    A Broadview man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for running a man over twice and killing him during a 2011 dispute in the drive-thru lane of a Maywood fast food restaurant, prosecutors said today. Gregory Coppage, 56, was convicted in June of the...
  • Council authorizes $16.4 million bond for new senior center facility

    After months of study sessions and planning, the Huntington Beach City Council took two major steps Monday toward making a long-awaited senior center a reality. Council members voted unanimously to authorize taking out a $16.4 million bond to help pay...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Glastonbury Family Files Federal Suit Against Police

    Glastonbury Family Files Federal Suit Against Police
    A Glastonbury woman who says she was wrongly accused of hosting an underage drinking party filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against local police and representatives of a regional drug task force. Christine Conroy and her children, Martin and Lauren...
  • Questions, answers on gay marriage's future in Florida

    Questions, answers on gay marriage's future in Florida
    Four Florida judges have declared the state's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in the past month. And in the coming days, more Florida courts — in Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach — are expected to weigh in on the same issue. Why...
  • Kevin Hunt: Debt Collectors Call His Cell (Repeatedly); He Sues, Gets $30,000

    Kevin Hunt: Debt Collectors Call His Cell (Repeatedly); He Sues, Gets $30,000
    It wasn't such a good idea when Diversified Consultants Inc., a debt collection agency, started calling Jamie Davis of Cambridge, Mass., two years ago asking about an account belonging to someone named Rosalee Pagan. Davis, obviously, was not Pagan....
  • Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

    Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina
    Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina. Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
  • Pershing Square sues U.S. over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

    Pershing Square sues U.S. over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
    Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the hedge fund firm run by William Ackman, has sued the U.S. government, claiming that its stripping of Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's profit illegally short changes investors in the mortgage companies' common stock....
  • Group asks for delay of court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia

    Group asks for delay of court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia
    Opponents of same-sex marriage filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to delay the implementation of a Norfolk federal judge's ruling that gay marriage in Virginia must be allowed. The Alliance Defending Freedom, an Arizona-based...
  • Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse

    Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse
    The Knight family waited 35 years for justice. When it came Thursday, Donna Knight leaned forward and stared hard at the back of Douglas Bradford's head. Bradford, who had just been convicted in the 1979 killing of Knight's older sister Lynne, did not...
  • Stickergate charges 'a bunch of nonsense,' DA says

    Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing. No surprise, Trachta fared just as...