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  • 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...
  • Expunged records are supposed to be deleted, Virginia officials say

    Expunged records are supposed to be deleted, Virginia officials say
    Records of expunged cases that an agency of the Virginia Supreme Court say keep it from releasing a statewide database of circuit court information are supposed to be deleted from all court databases and indexes, the agency's own manual says. But the...
  • Feds probing alleged voting rights violations involving disabled Californians

    Federal authorities are investigating allegations that California and its courts are unlawfully denying voting rights to some intellectually disabled residents, according to documents released Wednesday. Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice in...
  • Ind. Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Gary family killer

    Ind. Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Gary family killer
    The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a Gary man convicted of killing his wife and two teenage stepchildren. The court issued a unanimous ruling Wednesday in the case of Kevin Isom. Lake County jury convicted him of murder in the...
  • Isle of Wight citizens ask court to halt water line extension

    A group of Isle of Wight County residents filed a petition in Isle of Wight Circuit Court Tuesday asking the court to halt action on the county's plan to extend water lines to the Gatling Pointe area. The citizens contend that the extension is illegal...
  • Circumcision battle: Mom seeks release from jail after federal lawsuit is dismissed

    Circumcision battle: Mom seeks release from jail after federal lawsuit is dismissed
    A West Boynton mother on Wednesday gave up trying to get a federal judge to stop her 4 1/2-year-old son from being circumcised as his father wishes — a battle that also led to her arrest May 14 on a state court warrant. An attorney for Heather...
  • Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income

    Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income
    Maryland overtaxed a portion of out-of-state income earned by its residents, and must now refund hundreds of millions of dollars, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that could have a significant impact on city and county budgets. In the 5-4...
  • Man Charged In IRS Investigation Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

    Man Charged In IRS Investigation Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion
    BRIDGEPORT — A Hartford man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to tax evasion, authorities said. Troy Hester, 42, of Hartford, was working as an employee of the Metropolitan District Commission when he paid little to no federal taxes on...
  • Gloucester infant suffered extreme malnutrition, Smithsonian expert says

    Gloucester infant suffered extreme malnutrition, Smithsonian expert says
    Douglas Owsley, a forensic anthropologist from the Smithsonian Institution, said Tuesday that the 7-month-old baby boy of Brian and Shannon Gore found dead four years ago suffered from the worst case of chronic malnutrition he had ever seen. Owsley's...
  • Elgin firefighters file objection to arbitrator's finding on staffing

    Elgin Firefighters Local 439 filed a motion Monday with the Circuit Court of Cook County Chancery Division to dismiss an arbitrator's March ruling that Elgin could continue with reduced minimum shift manning from 36 to 34 workers that it put in place in...
  • Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries

    Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries
    Philadelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty and Superior Court judges David Wecht and Christine Donohue won Democratic nominations to run for state Supreme Court in November. Superior Court Judge Judy Olson from Pittsburgh, Adams County Judge Michael George...