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  • Former Bell mayor facing prison time in salary scandal

    Former Bell mayor facing prison time in salary scandal
    Once viewed as an American success story, the former mayor of Bell will face possible prison time when he is sentenced Thursday for his role in a massive corruption case in which city leaders paid themselves huge salaries and left the town teetering on...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Baseball league board members resign over allowing convicted cop killer to coach

    Baseball league board members resign over allowing convicted cop killer to coach
    Six board members of a Southeast Side youth baseball league resigned Wednesday night amid growing criticism of their decision to let a convicted cop killer coach in the league. The resignations of the Hegewisch Babe Ruth league board members were...
  • Bengies Drive-In appeal denied

    Bengies Drive-In appeal denied
    In a setback for Maryland's last drive-in theatre, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals has turned aside a request by the owner of Baltimore County's Bengies Drive-In to reinstate a jury verdict ordering Royal Farms to pay for a fence to keep light...
  • Williams connects dots on McDonnells, says he tried to hide loans

    Williams connects dots on McDonnells, says he tried to hide loans
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell connected the dots for prosecutors Thursday, saying he showered the couple with gifts solely because he wanted their help pitching his company. Former Star Scientific CEO...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court hands Gov. Walker a victory on labor law

    Wisconsin Supreme Court hands Gov. Walker a victory on labor law
    Wisconsin’s Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the state’s tough law that hobbled collective bargaining rights for most public employees, a decision that buoys the reelection campaign of Gov. Scott Walker, who used the law to...
  • Former Bell mayor gets one year in county jail for salary scandal

    Former Bell mayor gets one year in county jail for salary scandal
    The former mayor of Bell was sentenced Thursday to one year in county jail for his role in a corruption case in which city leaders were accused of plundering the small town’s treasury and lavishing themselves with enormous salaries. Oscar...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court backs GOP law on voter ID

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state requirements that people show photo identification before being allowed to vote, the latest battle over how to regulate the polls. In a split ruling, the court backed the photo requirement, strongly...
  • European court orders Russia to pay damages to opposition politician

    European court orders Russia to pay damages to opposition politician
    The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay damages for civil rights violations against a prominent opposition politician who was arrested at a street protest in Moscow in 2010 and subsequently detained. In the second of two...
  • Cast gives 'Hair' a quick styling before Hollywood Bowl shows

    Cast gives 'Hair' a quick styling before Hollywood Bowl shows
    Wherever the musical "Hair" is performed, the casting requirements are the same: young, good looking, capable of carrying a rock tune. Looking great in various states of undress also helps. The lead performers in the Hollywood Bowl's production of the...
  • Orlando attorney Charles Miner disbarred; three others disciplined

    Orlando attorney Charles Miner disbarred; three others disciplined
    Orlando attorney Charles Denis Miner has been disbarred over shortages in his trust accounts. Three other attorneys in Central Florida were disciplined. Miner was previously suspended pending the outcome of an investigation. As of July 10, he lost his...