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  • Why a small North Dakota town is taking on Big Rail

    After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. Unfortunately for the 38-year-old waitress the commute, which should only last a minute or two, can take a half-an-hour. That'...
  • Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend

    Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend
    An Allentown woman wept in a Lehigh County courtroom Tuesday as she admitted stabbing her grandfather to death after catching him touching himself sexually while watching her girlfriend. "I just blacked out when I seen what he was doing," Chene A. Mejias...
  • Canadian pleads guilty in U.S. to attempted rhino horn smuggling

    A Canadian antiques dealer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to export black rhinoceros horns purchased in New York from undercover U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents. Xiao Ju "Tony" Guan, 39, pleaded guilty in federal court in New York to one...
  • Pastor 'boldly' opposes execution: Front & Center

    Pastor 'boldly' opposes execution: Front & Center
    That Scott Panetti killed his in-laws with a hunting rifle is indisputable. So is the fact that Texas plans next month to execute the man with a lengthy history of schizophrenia who defended himself at his 1995 trial dressed in cowboy togs and summoned...
  • Scott Fowler: Jeff Taylor's apology is a start

    Jeff Taylor really messed up a couple of months ago in Michigan. He drank heavily. He shoved a woman. He punched a hole in a hotel wall. He was belligerent and uncooperative when the cops showed up. The Charlotte Hornet reserve forward admitted to all...
  • Carpenter Says She Didn't Want To Testify In Murder-For-Hire Trial

    Carpenter Says She Didn't Want To Testify In Murder-For-Hire Trial
    ROCKVILLE — Beth Carpenter sat on the witness stand Tuesday in a Rockville courtroom and recalled the last time she had been in that position — the day she testified at her own murder trial in 2002. "I didn't want to testify even when they...
  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds Former Meriden Police Officer's Conviction

    Federal Appeals Court Upholds Former Meriden Police Officer's Conviction
    A federal appeals court has upheld the June 2013 conviction of Evan Cossette, a former Meriden police officer serving a 14-month prison at a federal prison in Ashland, Ky. Cossette was convicted by a jury after a four-day trial which centered on a...
  • Rage in Missouri over grand jury decision

    Rage in Missouri over grand jury decision
    To the editor: The U.S. Supreme Court's much-reviled decision in the matter of Dred Scott (1857) remains the stark reality in America in 2014: Black persons have no rights that a white police officer is required to respect, including the right to life. ("...
  • No charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. Officer Darren Wilson will not face state criminal charges in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced Monday night that a grand jury delivered a "no true bill" after...
  • O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty

    O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty
    A Western Maryland woman whose parents were killed by a man on death row urged Gov. Martin O'Malley in a phone conversation Monday not to commute the man's sentence. The conversation came days after The Baltimore Sun reported that O'Malley had reached...
  • Ex-Rush Arena Football League team owner arrested on federal fraud charges

     Ex-Rush Arena Football League team owner arrested on federal fraud charges
    When David Staral Jr. appeared out of nowhere to buy the Chicago Rush last year, he seemed to have everything it would take to turn around one of the struggling Arena Football League's marquee franchises. At just 34, Staral was full of youthful swagger,...