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  • Judge sentences teen for sex assault in Dieruff basement

    Judge sentences teen for sex assault in Dieruff basement
    Noting that the case sent a ripple of fear through the community, a Lehigh County judge on Wednesday sent a 16-year-old boy who admitted he sexually assaulted a girl in the basement of Allentown's Dieruff High School to a locked juvenile facility for...
  • Cindy Omidi asks judge for probation instead of prison

    Cindy Omidi asks judge for probation instead of prison
    A Los Angeles woman has asked a federal judge to sentence her to probation instead of prison for violating laws designed to prevent money laundering. Cindy Omidi, 66, was convicted in October of illegally buying postal money orders in an amount just...
  • Court upholds $5 million cap in Indiana stage collapse case

    The state won't have to pay any more damages from the 2011 deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse under a decision by the state Supreme Court. The justices, in a 3-2 vote announced Wednesday, decided to not hear an appeal of a Court of Appeals ruling...
  • Ex-DEA agent pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins during Silk Road investigation

    Ex-DEA agent pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins during Silk Road investigation
    A former federal agent has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole more than $200,000 worth of digital currency and tried to sell law enforcement secrets to the mastermind behind the online drug market Silk Road, prosecutors announced Wednesday.  Carl...
  • Former Lake probation officer's trial delayed

    Former Lake probation officer's trial delayed
    A special prosecutor will be appointed in the case involving a former Lake County adult probation officer indicted for allegedly having sex and engaging in other sexual contact with a woman he was supervising on probation. Newton Superior Court Judge...
  • Aaron Hernandez Judge Refuses To Overturn Murder Conviction

    Aaron Hernandez Judge Refuses To Overturn Murder Conviction
    A Massachusetts judge last week refused to overturn or to reduce Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction, rejecting defense lawyers' arguments that the state "utterly failed" to prove the former New England Patriots player killed Odin Lloyd in...
  • Ex-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in California

    An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. Leland Yee could face a maximum of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October...
  • Hollywood settles lawsuit against cops for $23,000

    Hollywood settles lawsuit against cops for $23,000
    — A man whose lawsuit accused Hollywood officers of arresting him when he threatened to file an Internal Affairs complaint has settled the case for $23,000, records show. Rob Pinto, who spent two days in jail, accused Sgt. Eric Augustus and...
  • Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in corruption case

    Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in corruption case
    Former California state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering in federal court Wednesday, admitting that he “knowingly and intentionally agreed with another person” to take part in a criminal enterprise and commit at...
  • Jurors find 'Big Tony' Moscatiello guilty in murder of Miami Subs founder

    Jurors find 'Big Tony' Moscatiello guilty in murder of Miami Subs founder
    Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello was nowhere near Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 6, 2001, the night Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis was gunned down in an execution-style murder. But Moscatiello gave the order to have Boulis killed, a Broward jury determined...
  • Former California lawmaker pleads guilty to corruption charge

    SAN FRANCISCO Former California state Sen. Leland Yee faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after a deal in federal court Wednesday in which he pleaded guilty to one felony count of racketeering. Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, will be...