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  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Men granted certificates of innocence in '92 slayings

    Men granted certificates of innocence in '92 slayings
     A Cook County judge today granted certificates of innocence to two men who each spent close to 15 years in prison for their convictions in a 1992 double murder. The certificates of innocence, granted by Judge Paul Biebel, will allow Lewis Gardner and...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more
    A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the...
  • Jimmy John's accused of labor violations

    Jimmy John's accused of labor violations
    Two Brookfield residents have filed a legal complaint against Jimmy John's, accusing the Champaign-based sandwich giant of making them work "off the clock" for no pay. Karolis Kubelskas, a former delivery driver for a Hillside, Ill., franchise, and...
  • Veteran Missouri prosecutor to weigh fate of cop who shot black teen

    Veteran Missouri prosecutor to weigh fate of cop who shot black teen
    As St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, McCulloch is responsible for deciding whether to pursue criminal charges against the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Mike Brown on Saturday outside a low-income apartment complex in Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,

    Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,
    Broward County is the 17th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Best for Palm Beach County Circuit Court: Ticktin and Goodman

    Palm Beach County is the 15th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Donald Sterling appears to concede on Clippers sale after court action

    Donald Sterling has apparently given up his attempt to stop the $2-billion sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer on Wednesday after an appeals court rejected his latest petition. The ruling ends a nearly four-month drama around the Clippers after...
  • End the city pension fight [Editorial]

    End the city pension fight  [Editorial]
    Their loss Wednesday in a federal appeals court left Baltimore's police and fire unions with a few options to continue the fight over Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 2010 pension reform law, but none of them look promising. Rather than subject themselves...
  • Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]

    Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]
    I was not surprised to read the view of The Sun's editorial board in "End the pension fight" (Aug. 8), but your facts are incorrect. The police and fire unions made a proposal in September of 2009 regarding the fire and police pension plan. While the...
  • Justin Bieber pleads guilty to careless driving, resisting arrest

    Pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest in connection with a January arrest in Florida on suspicion of DUI, driving without a valid license and resisting arrest, according to court filings. Bieber will serve no...