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  • Yale Law Students Take On Middletown Woman's Deportation Case

    NEW HAVEN — When Paula Milardo of Middletown pleaded guilty to first-degree larceny in exchange for a 10-month prison sentence, she had no idea her plea would lead to her deportation to Italy, thousands of miles from her family and the place she...
  • Transgender California inmate awaiting surgery gets parole, procedure in doubt

    Transgender California inmate awaiting surgery gets parole, procedure in doubt
    A federal appeals court delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California on Thursday, hours after a state panel recommended that she be paroled. The pair of decisions makes it less likely that convicted killer Michelle-Lael...
  • Christian musician gets more than 8 years for child pornography, feds say

    Christian musician gets more than 8 years for child pornography, feds say
    Mark DeHaven, the former worship minister who pleaded guilty to receiving child porn, used his church email address to send lewd photos of abused children, a federal prosecutor said at his sentencing on Thursday. His family learned about his problem five...
  • District, city argue Crystal Lake bleachers case before state Supreme Court

    District, city argue Crystal Lake bleachers case before state Supreme Court
    The controversy over a set of large bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School made it to the state's highest court Wednesday. The Illinois Supreme Court heard arguments in the case that has pitted homeowners near the school and local leaders against...
  • Indiana Supreme Court upholds Lake County death-penalty conviction

    Indiana Supreme Court upholds Lake County death-penalty conviction
    The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death-penalty sentence of Kevin Charles Isom for the murders of his wife and two stepchildren. The 30-page decision released Wednesday in the direct appeal to the verdict and three consecutive...
  • Developers yank senior care facility proposal in Upper Macungie Township from planning agenda

    Residents will have to wait to have their say about a senior care center proposed in Upper Macungie Township, years after a zoning board rejected the site and an appeals court overturned that ruling. Township Planning Director Daren Martocci said the...
  • Court won't exempt Notre Dame from Obamacare birth control provision

     Court won't exempt Notre Dame from Obamacare birth control provision
    A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students...
  • NSA exceeded authority in collection of phone records, court rules

    NSA exceeded authority in collection of phone records, court rules
    The National Security Agency does not have legal authority to secretly collect and store data on all U.S. telephone calls, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, calling the highly classified surveillance program “an unprecedented contraction of...
  • ESPN to appeal Indiana judge's ruling on Notre Dame police, open records law

    ESPN to appeal Indiana judge's ruling on Notre Dame police, open records law
    ESPN will appeal a northern Indiana judge's ruling that the University of Notre Dame police department is not subject to the state's open records law. Lawyers for ESPN filed a notice Wednesday with the Indiana Court of Appeals that it would appeal the...
  • Challenger a no-show at York/Poquoson Bar Association candidate forum

     Challenger a no-show at York/Poquoson Bar Association candidate forum
    The first rule in running a campaign: show up — especially when meeting with a room full of attorneys. Members of the York/Poquoson Bar Association hosted a candidates forum Wednesday afternoon for the York County/Poquoson Circuit Clerk of Court....
  • Hampton man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

    Hampton man pleads guilty to child pornography charges
    A 34-year-old Hampton man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to child pornography-related charges after more than 14,000 images were found on his computer, officials said. Edward David Herbert, III, faces up to 40 years in prison on charges of...