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  • Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

    Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight
    High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank. Two groups bid for 1st Mariner Bank in an April 10 auction, held...
  • Orlando man admits to sending guns to felon

    Orlando man admits to sending guns to felon
    An Orlando man has admitted he lied on federal firearms paperwork and mailed several guns to a felon in the U.S. Virgin Islands who was convicted of manslaughter, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Quem Stephen Clive Dixon was arrested in February,...
  • Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

    (This story from April 18 corrects the number of counts the judge called "inconsistent" from four to two in 3rd, 16th and 17th paragraphs) NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on...
  • Italy gives wife, daughter of wanted Kazakh banker refugee status

    ROME (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of a Kazakh tycoon who is wanted in three countries for alleged fraud have been granted refugee status in Italy, their lawyer said on Friday. Lawyer Anton Giulio Lana said in a statement that an Interior Ministry...
  • Two Women Accused Of 'Open House' Burglaries In Several Towns

    SOUTHINGTON — Two women charged last week with stealing nearly $6,700 in jewelry during a Southington open house tour in 2013 face similar charges in Guilford, Glastonbury and Fairfield and may the “open-house bandits” a Realtor group...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • Scarfo trial presses Philly mob connections

    The meeting at a North Jersey bar was convened to set things straight. Contrary to rumors bouncing around the Philadelphia-New Jersey mob world, Pete "the Crumb" Caprio did not have a hit out on Nicodemo S. Scarfo, son of the jailed, infamous mob boss....
  • Offhand Joke Dogs Drinking Man, And Leads Him To The Gallows

    Offhand Joke Dogs Drinking Man, And Leads Him To The Gallows
    John Cronin couldn't take a joke. At least he didn't take kindly to a casual joke his employer, Albert Skinner, made at his expense in 1893. He shot Skinner at the breakfast table the morning of Oct. 6, 1893, while Skinner's 5-year-old daughter was in the...
  • Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again

    Judge hammers thief who steals IDs, apologizes — then does it again
    Even Jeffrey Groover admitted Friday that there's a pattern to what he's been doing for years — stealing people's identities, committing fraud, apologizing, then doing it all over again after he gets out of prison. The South Florida man is so adept...
  • Alex Beam's 'American Crucifixion' takes on early Mormon history

    It didn't last long, but for a short time in the 1840s the Mississippi River town of Nauvoo was the largest city in Illinois. While most municipalities thrived on trade, Nauvoo's propelling force was something much less tangible: faith. And that would...
  • Wrapping up the Bell scandal

    Re "Rizzo is sentenced to 12 years in prison," April 17 Now that another chapter in the saga of the city of Bell corruption scandal has been closed, let's thank the Founding Fathers for the constitutional amendment that guarantees freedom of the press....