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  • Man's crime spree was tragic result of mental illness, family says

    Man's crime spree was tragic result of mental illness, family says
    When Jeffrey Turcotte went on a brazen 24-hour crime spree around some of Fort Lauderdale's busy tourist areas earlier this year, he kidnapped, carjacked and robbed victims, leaving them terrorized. But Turcotte's family says the terrifying rampage &#...
  • 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,...
  • Jury finds Chicago couple guilty in grant scam case with ties to Obama friend Whitaker

    Jury finds Chicago couple guilty in grant scam case with ties to Obama friend Whitaker
    A federal jury Wednesday found a Chicago couple guilty on all counts in a state grant scam trial that featured testimony about power, money and sex and saw a high-profile ruling that one of President Barack Obama's golfing buddies was a hostile witness....
  • Woody's Wharf suit going back to court

    Woody's Wharf suit going back to court
    A lawsuit between Newport Beach and a popular restaurant will head back to court Friday. The issue of whether patrons can dance late into the night at Woody's Wharf ended up in court last year after the City Council denied permits needed by the...
  • 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...
  • Google looks to head off U.S. antitrust lawsuit over Android

    Google will try to persuade a U.S. judge on Thursday to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit over its Android smartphone operating system, as the Internet search company faces increased regulatory pressure from European authorities. The hearing in San Jose,...
  • 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...
  • Jury finds former New York jail guard guilty in inmate death

    Jury finds former New York jail guard guilty in inmate death
    A former supervising guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex was found guilty on Wednesday of refusing to summon medical attention for a mentally ill inmate who died after swallowing corrosive detergent. Jurors in U.S. District Court in...
  • Bryan Singer Accuser Michael Egan Indicted on Securities Fraud Charges

    Michael Egan, who accused Bryan Singer and other industry figures of sex abuse when he was a minor in the late 1990s, has been indicted on securities and wire fraud charges in Charlotte, N.C. Egan, 32, allegedly "engaged in a fraudulent investment scheme...
  • Legal fight over California's unique art-sales law nears climax

    Legal fight over California's unique art-sales law nears climax
    Past and future paydays for American artists were at stake in a Pasadena courtroom Tuesday as a group of them tried to salvage a special privilege that only California confers: the right to pocket a 5% royalty whenever a California collector or gallery...
  • Obama pardons 2 Illinoisans, including former Merc member

    President Barack Obama granted pardons Wednesday to two Illinoisans, one a former Chicago Mercantile Exchange member convicted of wire fraud for pocketing large sums of money while buying and selling futures contracts in the Japanese yen pit more than...