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  • Court: Damages can be sought for use of personal records

    Maryland residents can seek damages over the improper use of personal records by an elected official, a state appeals court ruled Friday. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued the ruling in a court case involving former Anne Arundel County...
  • Family of slain 19-year-old defends his name as jury deliberates in Bilotti murder trial

    Family of slain 19-year-old defends his name as jury deliberates in Bilotti murder trial
    The family of Richard Rojas sat in silence as his reputation was sullied in a Broward courtroom all month long. They heard him referred to as a criminal. A burglar. A jealous stalker. A rapist. On Thursday, as jurors deliberated over the fate of three...
  • Jury convicts father, daughter and strip club manager in 2005 murder

    Jury convicts father, daughter and strip club manager in 2005 murder
    Michael Bilotti, his daughter Christin, and his employee, John Pacchiana, were found guilty Friday of the 2005 murder of Richard Rojas, a Miami teenager whom they accused of rape and burglary. The three were jailed immediately after the verdicts were...
  • Action on unfair traffic fines: What took so long?

    To the editor: The chief justice of California has asked for an "emergency rule" so Californians do not have to pay for a traffic infraction before going to court. ("State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court," May 21) What'...
  • Woman stole over $100K by altering stepfather's will, investigators say

    Woman stole over $100K by altering stepfather's will, investigators say
    A Tamarac woman is accused of altering her stepfather's will to steal more than $100,000 in inheritance from two sibling beneficiaries. Brigitte Lee Gursky, 46, forged documents and lied about it, according to the arrest warrant. Gursky allegedly...
  • Ex-Speaker Hastert charged with lying to FBI about hush money withdrawals

    Ex-Speaker Hastert charged with lying to FBI about hush money withdrawals
    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in apparent hush money to a longtime acquaintance to cover-up wrongdoing in his past, then lied to the FBI when asked about suspicious cash withdrawals from several banks, federal...
  • Golf woman charged with felony disorder conduct gets court date pushed back

    Golf woman charged with felony disorder conduct gets court date pushed back
    A Cook County Circuit Judge has continued the court date of a Golf woman charged with felony disorderly conduct for an incident that happened last winter when police said she allegedly lied about being stabbed. Wendy Barron, 29, appeared in court at the...
  • Detroit man pleads guilty in French street artist slaying

    A young man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old French street artist during a robbery outside an abandoned Detroit housing project. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says 18-year-old Jasin Curtis entered the plea Thursday in...
  • Prosecutors push for June 22 Vann trial

    Prosecutors push for June 22 Vann trial
    Darren Deon Vann's capital murder case is back on the trial docket beginning June 22. Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Ross Boswell on Friday granted a request by prosecutors to restore the trial date, which had been canceled on April 17 when the request...
  • Gary man dedicated to law, teaching kids about the game of life

    Gary man dedicated to law, teaching kids about the game of life
    "I had a series of childhood illnesses: scarlet fever, pneumonia, polio. I walked with braces until I was at least 9 years old." — Wilma Rudolph After she won three gold medals in track and field at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, the Italians...
  • Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit

    A skeptical federal judge grilled Obama administration lawyers Thursday over the House GOP's health care lawsuit, sounding unlikely to side with the president and dismiss the case. "You don't really think that, do you?" U.S. District Judge Rosemary...