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  • Famous Jameis needs to take a lesson from Jeter the Leader

    Famous Jameis needs to take a lesson from Jeter the Leader
    Running off at the typewriter … In honor of the great Martin Luther King, I have a dream. I have a dream that there will be a day when we turn on SportsCenter and they'll be talking about triumphs and touchdowns, not domestic abuse and child...
  • Former corrections officer pleads guilty to smuggling contraband into prison

    Former corrections officer pleads guilty to smuggling contraband into prison
    A former federal corrections officer who admitted to smuggling porn and other contraband into prison for $28,000 in illegal payments recently agreed to a plea deal, officials said. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that 30-year-old Antoine D....
  • Foley Blames Copied Language In His Urban Plan On 'Sloppy Staff Work'

    Foley Blames Copied Language In His Urban Plan On 'Sloppy Staff Work'
    Under attack from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy — who gave him an "F for new ideas" and accused him of plagiarism — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley blamed his campaign staff Thursday for copying language from Internet sources into an...
  • State prisons to conduct stricter searches of visitors, staff

    In an attempt to staunch the flow of contraband to inmates, state prisons will soon have stringent new search procedures for visitors and staff. The policy is intended to crack down on smuggled goods that fuel gang activity behind bars, officials said....
  • As attorney general, Holder made friends, enemies and history

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder leaves a mixed legacy of highs and lows as the nation's top law enforcement official. A ground-breaker across several decades, the 63-year-old Columbia Law School graduate was the first African-American to lead the...
  • Why bad people get 'good-time' credit

     Why bad people get 'good-time' credit
    Sadly, this is a good time to get right with the concept of "good time." I say sadly because the context is so tragic — 9-year-old Antonio Smith, of Chicago, shot to death last month on the South Side, allegedly by a man who'd just been released...
  • Foley's Policy Proposal Uses Same Wording As 'Think Tank' Articles On Internet

    Foley's Policy Proposal Uses Same Wording As 'Think Tank' Articles On Internet
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley released an urban policy proposal Wednesday that contained wording identical to passages previously posted on Internet websites of public policy think tanks. The state Democratic Party pointed out the...
  • City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence

    City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence
    As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence. The killing of Brandon...
  • The murder of a 9-year-old boy

     The murder of a 9-year-old boy
    Affectionately called Fat Baby and Hamburger, Antonio loved to make other people laugh, his family members said. ... The fourth-grader was on the honor roll at Hinton Elementary School and was so smart he could "sell water to a whale," according to an...
  • A kiss, an earring, an escape attempt by a handcuffed burglary suspect

    It was wild, daring and romantic: Two sweethearts handcuffed in the back of a patrol car shared a kiss, an earring and an escape attempt that led to a short-lived romp. In the end, however, burglary suspect Jonathan Kokontis wound up trying to steal a...
  • Al-Qaida recruit Jose Padilla resentenced to 21 years in prison

    MIAMI Convicted al-Qaida terrorist recruit Jose Padilla was resentenced to 21 years in prison in Miami federal court Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke issued Padilla's new sentence in response to a federal appeals court ruling ordering her to...