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  • Ex-Cook jail guard avoids prison time for mentally ill inmate's beating

    Ex-Cook jail guard avoids prison time for mentally ill inmate's beating
    A former Cook County Jail guard who ordered and then took part in the beating of a mentally ill inmate apologized Tuesday before she was sentenced to two years of probation. Pamela Bruce fought back tears as Judge James Linn spared her the prison...
  • S.C. attorney general says he'll appeal same-sex marriage ruling

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected an effort by South Carolina's attorney general to block marriages between gay and lesbian couples, setting the stage for another appeal in the state's back-and-forth legal battles over same-sex marriage. The...
  • NFL takes hard line, suspends Adrian Peterson for season in child beating

    Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports. On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him. Instead of allowing...
  • Ansonia Man Pleads Guilty To False Police Brutality Report

    HARTFORD — An Ansonia man plead guilty in federal court Tuesday to making a false claim of police brutality to the FBI. The claim of brutality stems from Derby Police Department's arrest of 52-year-old Edward Minerly for an outstanding probation...
  • Man convicted of killing two USC students gets life in prison

    Man convicted of killing two USC students gets life in prison
    Anger and sorrow flooded Wanzhi Qu's life two years ago after his son's killing. The feelings haven't gone away, and he doubts they ever will. But he thinks maybe an apology from one of the men convicted of the murder would help. In a downtown Los...
  • California man imprisoned for 36 years was wrongfully convicted, prosecutors say

    California man imprisoned for 36 years was wrongfully convicted, prosecutors say
    A man who has spent more than 36 years behind bars for murder was wrongfully convicted and is expected to be released next week. But prosecutors, who said newly tested DNA evidence does not match the man, are leaving the door open for a new trial. ...
  • For some, NFL concussion settlement proposal is yet another injury

     For some, NFL concussion settlement proposal is yet another injury
    In the final years of Mike Webster's life, the former Pittsburgh Steelers center shocked himself with a stun gun to sleep. Nicknamed "Iron Mike" for durability during 17 seasons in the NFL, Webster couldn't hold down a job. He got lost on routine trips....
  • Do new laws help or hurt the homeless?

    WASHINGTON Right now, ground zero in the debate about policies affecting the homeless isn't a large, bustling metropolis like New York or Chicago, but Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a small beach city of about 170,000. On the one hand, there's Arnold Abbott, a...
  • Gloucester shop owner sentenced to 40 months on spice-related charges

    Gloucester shop owner sentenced to 40 months on spice-related charges
    A Gloucester store owner who pleaded guilty in August to charges related to selling spice and laundering money was sentenced Monday in federal court to 40 months in prison. Lutgarda "Lutie" Mueller, 65, who owned Lutie's Lair Martial Arts Equipment &...
  • Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods

    Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods
    Baltimore prosecutors withdrew key evidence in a robbery case Monday rather than reveal details of the cellphone tracking technology police used to gather it. The surprise turn in Baltimore Circuit Court came after a defense attorney pressed a city...
  • Hartford Man Convicted In 2009 Shooting That Paralyzed Victim

    Hartford Man Convicted In 2009 Shooting That Paralyzed Victim
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury on Monday convicted a Hartford man in a 2009 shooting that left the victim paralyzed. James Raynor, 31, was convicted of being an accessory to first-degree assault and of conspiracy to commit first-degree assault....