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  • Man hoping to be executed must get appeal, Florida court rules

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court told public defenders Thursday they may not withdraw from the appeal of a death row inmate who strangled a cellmate in hopes of being executed. The Charlotte County public defender's...
  • Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday

    Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday
    The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether Russell Peeler Jr., convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of Karen Clarke and her 8-year-old son Leroy "B.J." Brown in Bridgeport, should have received the death penalty. Peeler, a former...
  • Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case

    Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case
    Bryan Stow may never fully comprehend the nearly $18 million awarded him Wednesday by a Los Angeles jury. Over the last six weeks, the brain-injured 45-year-old often forgot why his parents were absent from their Capitola, Calif., home and asked when...
  • Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit

    Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 recently filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student who alleges the district did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her. The suit, filed with the Kane...
  • Judge orders former New Hampshire cop in hit-and-run back to jail

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - A former New Hampshire police officer released from prison in June after serving only 72 days of a year-long sentence for a felony hit-and-run conviction was ordered back to jail on Thursday. The officer, Stephen Coco, was...
  • Top Connecticut court hears death penalty appeal

    HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) - Attorneys for a Connecticut drug lord sentenced to die for ordering the 1999 murders of a mother and her 8-year-old appealed to the state Supreme Court on Thursday to sentence him instead to life in prison in light of the state'...
  • Car trouble delays Glenview priest's court hearing

    Car trouble delays Glenview priest's court hearing
    A north suburban priest who was due to report to a Milwaukee courtroom this afternoon on a felony theft charge was a no-show because of car trouble, his lawyer said. The Rev. James Dokos, who was suspended from his duties at a Greek Orthodox church in...
  • Buffalo Bills - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT The Buffalo Bills confirmed linebacker Koko Alonso suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while working out in Oregon and he is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Alonso, the runner-up for NFL...
  • Indianapolis Colts - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Indianapolis Colts - INSIDE SLANT Richardson seeks redemption with Colts When the Indianapolis Colts have their first training camp practice July 24 at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind., Trent Richardson hopes to prove he is not...
  • When government uses secrecy to deny rights

    When government uses secrecy to deny rights
    It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...
  • Piano teacher Amanda Holt named to Lehigh County Board of Commissioners

    An Upper Macungie Township piano teacher whose court challenge forced the state Legislature to redo legislative district maps was chosen by the Lehigh County commissioners to fill the vacant seat left by the resignation of Scott Ott. Amanda Holt, 31,...