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  • Michigan teen, boyfriend charged with conspiring to kill her family

    Michigan teen, boyfriend charged with conspiring to kill her family
    A 15-year old Michigan girl was arraigned on Thursday on charges that she stabbed her younger brother and plotted to kill the rest of her family in their home while her boyfriend texted her instructions from outside, prosecutors said. Roksana Sikorski,...
  • Parents sought charges against Michigan teen's boyfriend before attack

    DETROIT The parents of a 15-year-old girl accused of plotting to murder them say they were pursuing sexual assault charges against the teen's 23-year-old boyfriend before last Friday's attack in their Plymouth Township home. Laurene and Jeffrey...
  • Lawyers want cop's alleged 'bad acts' used in court

    Lawyers want cop's alleged 'bad acts' used in court
    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday said they will ask a judge to consider other "crimes and bad acts" allegedly committed by a Chicago police commander who faces indictment on charges of using excessive force. An attorney for Cmdr. Glenn Evans said...
  • Titans' Lewan avoids assault trial

    The Sports Xchange Titans' Lewan avoids assault trial Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan will avoid a trial in an assault case after reaching an agreement Thursday. According to multiple media reports, Lewan's attorney, John Shea, and the...
  • Inmate testifies to murder-for-hire plot in Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Inmate testifies to murder-for-hire plot in Puerto Rican club shooting trial
    By the longtime convict's self-description, he is a violent and dangerous man. James A. Martin Jr. said his line of work has always been "roughing people up" — whether on the street or while incarcerated for more than two decades for rape. So...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
  • Wife to stand trial for alleged plot to kill social club shooting witnesses

    Wife to stand trial for alleged plot to kill social club shooting witnesses
    Sonia Panell will stand trial in February on charges she hired a hit man in an attempt to kill witnesses against her husband, Rene Figueroa, who is on trial for murder in a 2012 shootout outside a Puerto Rican social club in Bethlehem. U.S. District...
  • Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

    In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor. One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
  • Nazareth Area School District settles suit over religious Valentine's Day cards

    Nazareth Area School District settles suit over religious Valentine's Day cards
    Nazareth Area School District has reached a settlement with the parents of a Shafer Elementary School student who sued after their son was barred from handing out Valentine's Day cards with a religious message to his first-grade classmates. As part of...
  • McCaffery is new poster boy for merit selection

    I know there are people out there who think Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery was treated unfairly because he was suspended this week for passing around raunchy emails. McCaffery's non-apology apology certainly made it clear he thinks he's...
  • Ex FBI director Freeh opposes former Penn State president's latest court motion in defamation case

    Louis Freeh is asking for the rejection of former Penn State president Graham Spanier's latest legal motion. Freeh, the former FBI director who authored the report criticizing Penn State's handling of Jerry Sandusky's child abuse crimes, contends...