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  • Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers
    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the...
  • Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport

    Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport
    One of the biggest problems the drug smugglers faced was that only about half the cocaine they wanted to move would fit inside the specially-adapted corporate jet bound for Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, according to the FBI. But the South...
  • Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers

    Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers
    The night of Aug 13, 2011, shattered Alisha Brennon’s life along with dozens of others. A gust of wind from an approaching thunderstorm caused a stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to collapse, killing seven people and injuring...
  • State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter

    State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter
    The Maryland Judiciary has defended a District Court judge's decision in June to grant bail to a man who was accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer last weekend. Donte Jones, 19, who police say shot Officer Andrew Groman in the abdomen during a...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car. Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
  • Father charged in connection with Poconos crash that killed 3

    The day before a 15-year-old girl lost control of her dad's SUV and crashed it, killing three Northampton boys, her dad let her drive the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban from their suburban New York City home to their vacation home in the Pocono Mountains,...
  • Cuba releases Alan Gross; White House announces plans to re-establish diplomatic relations with Havana

    Cuba releases Alan Gross; White House announces plans to re-establish diplomatic relations with Havana
    President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba, open an embassy in Havana and relax trade and travel restrictions — reversing more than half a century of policy aimed at isolating the Communist nation...
  • No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft

    No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft
    Update: During a sentencing hearing on Friday, former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft was sentenced to five years probation. Additionally, Kraft must perform 20 hours of community service.   Broward Circuit Judge Matthew Destry withheld...
  • Ten charged in alleged PennDOT kickback scheme

    Ten charged in alleged PennDOT kickback scheme
    In a case of nepotism and cronyism costing taxpayers millions, state prosecutors allege two former PennDOT managers took kickbacks to look the other way as employees and consultants overbilled the road agency to the tune of at least $1.2 million. The...
  • African-Americans must heed call to serve their communities

    African-Americans must heed call to serve their communities
    Over the past several months, I have seen the brittle relationship between the African-American community and law enforcement further deteriorate. As an Afro-Latino and a former law-enforcement officer, I stand watch from a peculiar place in that I...
  • 14 indicted in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

    Fourteen people connected to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy have been arrested on charges stemming from the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people who received tainted drugs, officials said Wednesday. In the high-profile criminal case...