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  • BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center

    BGF gang's reach extends well beyond Baltimore detention center
    As Tyrone Brown sat in his jail cell at the Baltimore County Detention Center late last year, awaiting trial for the murder of a man in a Towson Town Center parking garage, he kept busy in part by smoking marijuana and memorizing contraband writings of...
  • Prosecution witness in Darien murders gets 75 years

    Prosecution witness in Darien murders gets 75 years
    The good deeds Jacob Nodarse performed after he murdered three people could not diminish the awful crime, a DuPage County judge said Monday before sentencing the former auto mechanic to 75 years in prison. "For the terrifying minutes you spent inside...
  • BGF jail corruption alleged months before indictment

    BGF jail corruption alleged months before indictment
    Months before a federal indictment detailed allegations of corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center, the smuggling and sexual improprieties at the core of that case had already been outlined in an inmate's lawsuit. Calvin Hemphill, in a...
  • Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers

    Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers
    Seemingly from the moment Cuban refugee Yasiel Puig showed up at Dodger Stadium out of nowhere, arriving last June unwilling to discuss his unknown background, the talk behind the batting cages has been rife with unprintable rumors. There were rumors...
  • Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft

    Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft
    Older consumers are no more vulnerable to identity theft than others, but they do tend to be victims of the types of ID theft that are on the rise — cases involving tax returns and medical care. For that reason, the Federal Trade Commission held a...
  • Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party

    Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party
    A high-level Florida Republican Party leader, Peter Feaman of Boynton Beach, used a routine political appearance to deliver an unusually intense denunciation of President Barack Obama. He asserted that the Obama administration lies, the president...
  • To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process

    To reach major leagues, Cubans face short distance but long process
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player. Because...
  • Trial starting for 'pill mill' doctors accused of roles in patients' deaths

    Trial starting for 'pill mill' doctors accused of roles in patients' deaths
    Federal prosecutors say they can prove that two South Florida doctors prescribed powerful, addictive pain pills in such an irresponsible way that they should be held criminally accountable for the deaths of nine patients. If convicted of the most...
  • Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos

    Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos
    The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.  Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...
  • 'True Blood' keeps top DVD sales spot; 'Gangster Squad' top rental

    'True Blood' keeps top DVD sales spot; 'Gangster Squad' top rental
    The fifth season of HBO's vampire series "True Blood" maintained its spot atop the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart, while the action crime film "Gangster Squad" knocked off Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" to take the top spot in rentals.   Here are the top...
  • Feds pursue Manhattan art dealer suspected of smuggling

    Feds pursue Manhattan art dealer suspected of smuggling
    Federal agents have seized an estimated $100 million in art over the last two years from a prominent Manhattan antiquities dealer they describe as one of the most prolific antiquities smugglers in the world. Subhash Kapoor, a 64-year-old American...