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  • Gregory Graf waives hearing on the killing of his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett

    Gregory Graf waives hearing on the killing of his stepdaughter, Jessica Padgett
    It was moments before Gregory R. Graf's first court hearing Friday on charges he murdered his stepdaughter and sexually abused her corpse. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli was standing just outside the courtroom, expected to soon enter...
  • Easton woman who embezzled $400K from repo agency gets prison

    Easton woman who embezzled $400K from repo agency gets prison
    Calling her a "predator," U.S. District Judge Edward G. Smith on Friday sentenced an Easton woman to six years in federal prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from a Whitehall Township repo agency where she worked. Felicia Straub, 42, misused her...
  • Candace Bednarz Acquitted Of Tampering With Evidence

    Candace Bednarz Acquitted Of Tampering With Evidence
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury Friday acquitted Candace Bednarz of tampering with evidence related to the triple-murder case pending against her brother, Brett Bednarz. The Manchester woman was charged after East Hartford police discovered two...
  • Verdict hearing reset for cop charged in Wrana's death

    Verdict hearing reset for cop charged in Wrana's death
    A verdict in the trial of a south suburban police officer charged in the death of a 95-year-old man will be issued two days earlier than originally scheduled, according to prosecutors. Cook County Associate Judge Luciano Panici will render his verdict...
  • Witness: Selenski said he 'kills people for a living'

     Witness: Selenski said he 'kills people for a living'
    Hugo Selenski's cousin took the stand Friday morning and told jurors Selenski told him a pharmacist he knew was dead — six months before the bodies of Michael Kerkowski and Tammy Fassett were discovered. Brian Higdon testified during the eighth...
  • Testimony From Victim's Girlfriend Contradicts Aaron Hernandez Lawyer's Claim

    FALL RIVER, Mass. — When Odin Lloyd was killed, he and Aaron Hernandez were barely more than acquaintances in the beginning stages of friendship, a witness told jurors Friday during the second day of testimony in the former New England Patriots...
  • Judge expresses doubt about government's no-fly list

    A federal judge expressed skepticism Friday about the constitutionality of the government's no-fly list, suggesting that those who find themselves on it ought to be allowed a meaningful opportunity to clear their names. The lawsuit challenging the no-fly...
  • Convicted former attorney arrested after allegedly posing as lawyer of same first name

    An attorney from Glendale who was disbarred after he was convicted of grand theft, money laundering and forgery was arrested after allegedly appearing in court three times this month using the identity of a licensed attorney, officials said. Armen...
  • Japanese shipper fined $1.8M for illegal oil discharge, with whistle-blower taking $250K

    Japanese shipper fined $1.8M for illegal oil discharge, with whistle-blower taking $250K
    A Japanese ship operator was ordered to pay $1.8 million for illegally dumping oil residue and bilge water into the ocean last year, as part of a plea agreement Friday in federal court in Baltimore. A crew member on board the ship who acted as a whistle-...
  • Autistic girl's death recounted in murder-by-starvation hearing

    Autistic girl's death recounted in murder-by-starvation hearing
    A caregiver's harrowing 911 call to report the death of her disabled autistic cousin was played for a Broward judge Friday afternoon. "I don't feel her breathing," the caregiver, Latoya Patterson, told a dispatcher. Patterson, 34, has been charged...
  • Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home

    Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home
    A 26-year-old Northbrook woman has been charged with arson and is accused of setting fire to the home she shared with her mother, police said. Allison Cho, of the 3700 block of Pebble Beach, faces charges of felony residential arson after a fire broke...