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  • Sailor sentenced to six months for hate-crime attack on Seattle taxi driver

    SEATTLE A sailor who attacked an immigrant taxi driver in Seattle last year, telling him to "go back to your own country," was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail. Jesse A. Fleming, 27, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree assault and...
  • In 'revenge porn' hacking case, man pleads guilty

    A man admitted in federal court this week to stealing nude photos from women's email accounts and selling the images to an illicit website.  Charles Evens, 26, of Studio City pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee to charges of...
  • 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....
  • Man gets 15 years for extorting explicit photos from girls

    A Rockville man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for enticing underage girls to send him sexually explicit photos of themselves and threatening to post them online when they wanted to stop. Twenty-one-year-old Marc Joseph Punzalan of Rockville...
  • Oak Lawn man sues village cops for alleged brutality

    Oak Lawn man sues village cops for alleged brutality
    Two Oak Lawn police officers, without provocation, brutally punched and kneed a resident and beat him with steel batons when they came to his home in July 2013 while investigating a hit-and-run accident, according to a federal lawsuit. A Cook County...
  • Teen charged with killing teacher loses bid to move trial

    A judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher. A lawyer for 16-year-old Philip Chism had argued that media coverage of the case has been "pervasive," ''sensational" and...
  • Police bosses in 137-shot barrage charged in black suburb

    Five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two black suspects were charged Thursday with misdemeanors in the predominantly black suburb where the...
  • Rothstein ex-lawyer Christina Kitterman loses appeal, must serve 5 years in prison for fraud

    Rothstein ex-lawyer Christina Kitterman loses appeal, must serve 5 years in prison for fraud
    Imprisoned ex-lawyer Christina Kitterman — the only defendant in the Scott Rothstein scandal to go to trial — has lost her criminal appeal. Kitterman, 40, is already serving her five-year punishment at the women's federal prison in Coleman,...
  • Bond granted for release of West Palm doctor linked to Sen. Menendez

    Bond granted for release of West Palm doctor linked to Sen. Menendez
    WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will be released after more than 11 weeks in jail under a bond agreement reached Thursday. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Hopkins approved an $18...
  • Owners of popular Jersey shore pizzeria admit evading taxes

    The owners of a popular Jersey shore pizza restaurant chain pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes and lying to the IRS. Manco & Manco Pizza owner Charles Bangle, 55, pleaded guilty in federal court in Camden to evading taxes on his 2010 tax returns...
  • Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case

    A man and woman accused of leaving a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old daughter months before the child was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and child abuse charges. An indictment filed...