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  • Ernie Newton Seeking To Dismiss Criminal Charges

    HARTFORD - An attorney for former state Senator Ernie Newton said Thursday that he will ask a judge to dismiss seven criminal charges due to a recently discovered audit that he says exonerates Newton of campaign finance fraud. The defense team never...
  • Guantanamo judge steps down from USS Cole case, names Air Force successor

    MIAMI The chief judge of the Guantanamo war court quit the USS Cole case on Thursday and assigned a U.S. Air Force colonel to preside at the likely first death-penalty trial of the Obama administration's military commissions. Army Col. James L. Pohl said...
  • Darden wins dismissal of New York lawsuit over automatic tips

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc, the parent of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, won the dismissal of a New York lawsuit accusing it of illegally adding an automatic 18 percent tip to diners' bills and failing to list beverage prices on its menus....
  • Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor

    Navy is investigating rape threat allegedly made by sailor
    The Navy is investigating allegations that a Washington-based sailor threatened to rape a California naval recruit in a comment posted on social media, military officials told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday. Cmdr. Jeannie Groeneveld, public affairs...
  • 2 Colorado counties join Boulder in issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    Soon after a judge ruled that the Boulder County clerk could continue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples while the courts considered Colorado's ban on gay marriage, clerks in Denver and Pueblo counties said they would do the same. State Atty....
  • Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case

    Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case
    It began six years ago with a staged automobile accident. It ended Thursday with a 51-month prison sentence. Along the way, the FBI gave the world a peek at the seamy side of personal injury law in Connecticut. Authorities said the man sentenced...
  • Judge asked to block North Carolina voting changes before midterms

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's overhauled election law should be halted before the midterm elections in November to avoid discrimination against African Americans and young voters, lawyers for the Justice Department and civil rights...
  • Community leader convicted of theft from Severn condo association

    Community leader convicted of theft from Severn condo association
    An Anne Arundel County woman once honored for her activism pleaded guilty Thursday to misusing nearly $74,000 of her community association's money. Wanda Brooks Hebron pleaded guilty to one count of theft scheme of more than $500 in Anne Arundel...
  • Supporters optimistic after ex-U.S. Marine appears in Mexico court

    (Reuters) - Supporters of a former U.S. Marine held for more than three months in a Mexican jail on weapons charges said on Thursday they were encouraged by his first court appearance and were hopeful he would be home soon. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, was...
  • GOP now embraces frivolous lawsuits

    We all mourn the death of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, a great senator and statesman. And, no doubt, before his passing, Howard Baker mourned the death of the Republican Party he once knew and led so well. It ain't the same party anymore....
  • Daley Park District moves come up at Park Grill trial

    Daley Park District moves come up at Park Grill trial
    Former Park District official Laura O'Malley was back on the stand Thursday as City Hall tries to void the contract for the Park Grill restaurant in Millennium Park. Much of the trial has focused on O'Malley's sexual relationship in 2001 and 2002 with...