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  • 'Never felt guilty': Convictions tossed for 9 South Carolina men who integrated lunch counter

    For a moment, Clarence Graham's heart raced. Fifty four years after he and eight fellow black men served a month of hard labor for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter, a judge declared that they had been wrongly convicted of trespassing and their...
  • Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9

    Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9
    A Harvard man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl on Christmas Eve 2011. Sandro Gomez, 37, was immediately taken into custody by McHenry County Sheriff's deputies after Judge Sharon Prather found him guilty of predatory...
  • Trial of brothers starts in Burr Oak Cemetery scandal

    Trial of brothers starts in Burr Oak Cemetery scandal
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Southtown Star reports: Tensions ran high Wednesday in a Cook County courtroom as attorneys delivered their opening statements in the trial of two brothers accused of dismembering and moving bodies at historic Burr Oaks...
  • Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without having to pay bond

    Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without having to pay bond
    An Oakland Park man accused of pimping teen girls out of hotels where he worked as a security guard was released from jail without having to pay bond and without having to wear an electronic ankle monitor. And he doesn't have to be in court again...
  • Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation

    Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation
    WILKES-BARRE — Key prosecution witness Paul Weakley admitted to jurors Wednesday that he repeatedly lied to investigators about the torture and murder of Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend Tammy Fassett, and that he once wrote he didn't believe...
  • Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash

    Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash
    A congressman is pushing for the extradition of a Brazilian woman accused of killing two people while driving drunk in Boca Raton in 2008. In a letter sent Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat representing Broward and Palm Beach counties, urged...
  • Venezuelan ties to drug busts at Miami airport discovered

    MIAMI Federal investigators have discovered Venezuelan connections in the shipment of cocaine and Ecstasy to Miami. Investigators learned of the link to a cocaine pipeline during monitored telephone calls between a confidential source in Miami and a...
  • 5 years after the spill: What BP owes the Gulf Coast

    It's been nearly five years since BP slimed the Gulf Coast, taking the lives of 11 men, wrecking livelihoods and killing tens of thousands of helpless coastal birds. Finally, federal Judge Carl Barbier is heading into the final stretch, deciding how...
  • Former Panamanian president's hunger for gossip at center of wiretap probe

    PANAMA CITY When the United States rejected former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli's request for spying equipment to eavesdrop, U.S. diplomats feared, on his political enemies, the former supermarket baron turned to another source: Israel. Now...
  • Doctors rally on behalf of lawyer facing $1M in sanctions

    The Pennsylvania Medical Society, which represents thousands of the state's doctors, says it will be entering the legal battle over $1 million in sanctions imposed by a Philadelphia judge on a lawyer who represents physicians in medical malpractice cases....
  • S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    Shawn Abraham Shaw is an international fugitive who hid out in South Florida after kidnapping a wealthy buinessman in Thailand and negotiating a $2 million ransom — at least according to Thai authorities and U.S. government officials who want him...