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  • Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday

    Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday
    After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The all-white panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Jurors...
  • Accused embezzler scheduled to plead guilty

    Accused embezzler scheduled to plead guilty
    An Oak Forest woman charged with her husband with stealing $352,000 from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District will plead guilty and be sentenced later this month, a Cook County prosecutor said Tuesday. After months of plea negotiations, Michelle...
  • Justice Department probe finds racial bias in Ferguson police

    WASHINGTON A law enforcement official familiar with the wide-ranging Justice Department investigation prompted by the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown last August gave new details of the pattern of discriminatory and troubling behavior that he...
  • Allentown man gets 20 to 40 years in 'bloodbath' stabbing

     Allentown man gets 20 to 40 years in 'bloodbath' stabbing
    Prosecutors called Robert Brandon's death a "bloodbath," saying the crime scene was so grisly that the first police officers on scene thought the Allentown man had been decapitated. For Barbara Brandon, the killing marked the beginning of a long...
  • Mathews man found guilty of distributing cocaine

    A Mathews County man was found guilty Monday of distribution of cocaine, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Bowen. The jury recommended a 30-year prison sentence. Wilbert MacArthur Lee Jr., 36, was charged last August, along with four other...
  • First Group Of People Accused Of Cockfighting In Court

    First Group Of People Accused Of Cockfighting In Court
    ENFIELD — About 20 men accused of participating in an illegal cockfighting operation in East Windsor last month appeared before a judge for the first time Tuesday in Superior Court. Most told Judge Kevin Murphy that they want to apply for...
  • State Department employee arrested on child porn charge in Broward

    State Department employee arrested on child porn charge in Broward
    A U.S. Department of State employee was arrested Tuesday morning in Broward County on a federal charge of possessing child pornography. FBI agents took Peter Meyers, 53, into custody at the home he rented in Margate. Investigators said he came to...
  • Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders. The ruling...
  • Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot

    Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison....
  • Jury selection set to start in Connecticut judge threat case

    Edward Taupier's lawyer says his client was just venting about the judge in his divorce and child custody case when he sent an email to six acquaintances that mentioned weapons and the judge's home. But Connecticut state police and prosecutors say...
  • John Kass: A judge prays for ex-con in court, and he is heard

    The story about the ex-con who robbed a bank just so he'd be sent back to prison -- for a bed and three meals a day -- was heartbreaking. It disturbed the judge. And when I read the story in the Gary Post-Tribune, written by reporter Ruth Ann Krause,...