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  • 14 years from murder to conviction in slaying of Miami Subs founder

    14 years from murder to conviction in slaying of Miami Subs founder
    It was the beginning of the end of one of South Florida's most enduring criminal cases — featuring shady business deals and mob connections and culminating in the execution-style murder of Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis on a Fort Lauderdale street....
  • Connecticut case among first to cite Supreme Court ruling on Lehigh Valley Facebook threats trial

    A Connecticut man charged with threatening a state judge in emails he sent to six acquaintances last year is hoping a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling bolsters his effort to get his case dismissed. The case of Edward "Ted" Taupier of Cromwell is among...
  • Supreme Court ruling on threats may affect Connecticut case

    A Connecticut man charged with threatening a state judge in emails he sent to six acquaintances last year is hoping a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling bolsters his effort to get his case dismissed. The case of Edward "Ted" Taupier of Cromwell is among...
  • Federal prosecutors: Williamsburg lawyer involved in time-share conspiracy

     Federal prosecutors: Williamsburg lawyer involved in time-share conspiracy
    A local attorney is being accused of taking part in a time-share conspiracy that has already resulted in two people going to federal prison and a third soon to be sentenced. Prosecutors contend that Deborah M. Wagner, 43, a Williamsburg lawyer, was...
  • Aaron Hernandez Defense Can Subpoena Phone Records To Probe Possible Juror Misconduct

    Aaron Hernandez Defense Can Subpoena Phone Records To Probe Possible Juror Misconduct
    Aaron Hernandez's defense lawyers can subpoena Verizon to investigate whether one of the jurors who voted to convict the former NFL tight end of murder this year lied in order to get a seat on the jury, a judge ruled Friday. Defense attorney James Sultan...
  • Michigan settles vegan prisoner's lawsuit for $20,000

    The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit by an 80-year-old convicted killer who said his civil rights were violated when he was denied vegan meals for two years. The state settled the case during a June trial after U.S....
  • Ex-drug lab chemist may have tainted thousands of cases

    A former chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab convicted of stealing drugs to feed her addictions may have tainted as many as 10,000 criminal prosecutions, not just a few dozen as first thought, according to newly released court documents. Now, defense...
  • Indiana man accused of making Facebook threat found guilty

    An Indiana man accused of threatening to blow up a courthouse and kill judges in a Facebook post has been found guilty in federal court in Hammond. The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier (http://on.jconline.com/1LHQqu2 ) reports a jury found 23-year-old...
  • Judge sentences rapist to 55 to 178 years in prison

    A Philadelphia man is heading to prison for raping five women in 2011 and 2012. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1gdYsPs ) 23-year-old Eric Rogers was sentenced Thursday to 55 to 178 years in prison. Rogers frequently questioned Common...
  • Newark man gets over 100 years in prison in crime spree

    A Newark man has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for a month-long crime spree in which prosecutors say he was involved in two killings, carjacked a woman and robbed four others at gunpoint. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1T9sxOj ) Superior...
  • Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exoneration

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan rejected Rajat Gupta's request that he be...