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  • More Virginia death-row inmates challenge solitary confinement

    They might spend their days alone on death row — but they're unified in a fight with the state in federal court. Though it's not immediately clear how the suit came about, given that they can't speak with each other, five additional Virginia death...
  • John Goodman jurors fought boredom with power walks, shopping while cut off from outside world for 19 days

    They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings. When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
  • Judicial elections getting more political with new campaign spending

    Judicial elections getting more political with new campaign spending
    In a season of rough campaign attack ads, the one aimed at a North Carolina judge was among the roughest. "Justice Robin Hudson sided with the predators," viewers were told. "Justice Robin Hudson — not tough on child molesters, not fair to...
  • Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips

    Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips
    In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse. At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
  • Charges Dropped In Hartford Shooting Case

    Charges Dropped In Hartford Shooting Case
    HARTFORD — A city man who'd been charged in connection with a March 2013 street robbery and shooting had the charges against him dropped Friday in Superior Court in Hartford. DeShawn Jennings, 36, had been charged with first-degree assault,...
  • 30 Years For Sexual Assault Of Teen In East Hartford

    30 Years For Sexual Assault Of Teen In East Hartford
    HARTFORD — A man convicted earlier this year of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl in East Hartford was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison. Stacy Smith, 45, assaulted his victim from 2007 to 2009 on numerous occasions. He was convicted...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage

    As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage
    HARTFORD — The trial of a Simsbury woman accused of trying to hire a man to kill her ex-husband is scheduled to begin Dec. 2. Prosecutor Anthony Bochicchio and defense attorney Hubert Santos started picking a jury this week, but part of Friday was...
  • Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash

    Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash
    John Wrana had to die. The World War II vet was 95 years old, just a few weeks shy of his 96th birthday. He was active and sharp, he liked to gamble, tell jokes and have a drink. He was alive. But he wasn't stupid. He knew he was very old. He knew...
  • Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility
    While debate heats up over President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, another immigration controversy simmers in Kane County court. It can generate intense passions too. This one centers around the high school basketball season, set to tip...
  • Wellington polo magnate sentenced to 16 years, denied bond during appeal

    John Goodman's attorneys will fight to get him home for Thanksgiving, even if the Wellington polo club founder once again has a 16-year prison sentence blocking his way. Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath on Friday refused to let...