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  • News of the Weird: Worth the Commute

    News of the Weird: Worth the Commute
    Downtown London residences are known to be staggeringly expensive, but media blogger Sam Cookney calculated in October just how much. Cookney said he can live in an upscale apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and commute almost every workday to London (700...
  • The Price of A Rogue Police Department

    The Price of A Rogue Police Department
    Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer dollars and civic reputation, a rogue police department can be. Based on all available evidence (and that includes a federal civil rights investigation plus...
  • State delegate has court date on domestic violence order

    State delegate has court date on domestic violence order
    The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS — A judge will consider a request to issue an order to keep a state legislator away from someone concerned about potential domestic violence. According to online court records, Democratic Delegate Hasan "Jay"...
  • Prosecutor Wants Jury To Know Of Miranda's Previous Murder Conviction

    HARTFORD — Prosecutors on Friday asked a Hartford Superior Court judge to allow them to tell jurors hearing the murder case against Pedro Miranda about the murder conviction for which he is now serving a life plus 100 years sentence. Miranda, 57,...
  • Russian court upholds sentence for opposition leader Navalny

    An appeals court in Moscow on Friday upheld a 15-day sentence for prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The Moscow City Court ruled that the Feb. 19 verdict by a district court, which sentenced Navalny to 15 days in custody, should stand....
  • Former US Rep. Rick Renzi reports to prison for 3-year term

    Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi has reported to a federal prison in West Virginia to begin serving a three-year sentence for corruption, money laundering and other convictions. Renzi previously succeeded in postponing the start of his sentence, but...
  • Unions ask state Supreme Court to postpone pension trial

    The public-sector unions and retirees suing the state over the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's public pension system asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to delay the trial after a lower court refused. The plaintiffs' lawyers want the court to...
  • Sentence reduced for 2 Supreme Court demonstrators

    Two protesters who pleaded guilty to demonstrating inside the Supreme Court have had their sentences reduced from five days in jail to one. The two appeared in D.C. Superior Court on Friday to begin serving sentences a judge issued Thursday following...
  • Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

    Some Republican lawmakers still reveling in the recent defeat of a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are now setting their sights on 230,000 people enrolled through the federal health insurance exchange. State Sen....
  • Connecticut court tosses 100-year sentence imposed on teen

    The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned a 100-year prison sentence that was imposed on a Hartford teenager in a murder case, saying juveniles should not be treated as adults at sentencing. Justices issued a 5-2 ruling Friday ordering a new...
  • New charges for group that disrupted Supreme Court

    Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation's...