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  • 5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5

    5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5
    Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
  • Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction

    Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction
    As a feared Outfit enforcer three decades ago, Mario Rainone was skilled in the art of extorting mob victims. He was convicted of collecting juice loans from deadbeat borrowers with brutal force, threatening to kill restaurant owners who refused to...
  • Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges

    Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges
    The founder of a Baltimore County-based company that provided insurance to nightclubs and bars who was previously charged with misleading regulators now faces additional charges. The new charges of wire fraud and money laundering mean Jeffrey Cohen,...
  • Convoluted residency law makes no sense

    Convoluted residency law makes no sense
    To steal from Charles Dickens, "The law is an ass." A jackass, he meant. "An idiot." In his novel "Oliver Twist," Dickens' character Mr. Bumble is referring to a law that presumes his wife always follows orders from him. Here, I'm referring to a law...
  • $12,000: Office supplies

    York County plans to spend $12,000 this year on office supplies for the clerk's office of the York County Poquoson Circuit Court. Most of the money goes toward copy paper, toner and custom case-file folders. The court is working to switch several of its...
  • Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality

    Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake criticized the Police Department's handling of a high-profile police brutality investigation on Wednesday, and said she had directed the police commissioner to develop a "comprehensive" plan to address brutality in the...
  • Producers Threaten Individual 'Expendables 3′ Pirates With Legal Action

    The poor opening weekend performance of "Expendables 3" last month was in part blamed on piracy, and now producer Millennium Films is going after those who downloaded the film via torrent sites. CEG TEK International, representing Millennium, has been...
  • Love triangle homicide charge head for trial

    Jessica Drake and her boyfriend had fallen asleep after making love on a makeshift bed at his Moore Township garage when they were awoken by the loud bang of someone knocking. Richard I. Parker jumped up, pulled on a pair of blue jeans and went to see...
  • Grand jury transcripts recount 2012 Oakland nursing school massacre

    OAKLAND, Calif. Believing that a college administrator had turned people against him and furious over an unresolved tuition reimbursement, One Goh went to Oikos University months after dropping out intending to kill the administrator and himself. When he...
  • Texas executes woman convicted of starving nine-year-old

    Texas executes woman convicted of starving nine-year-old
    (Reuters) - A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a 9-year-old boy was executed on Wednesday by lethal injection at a Texas state prison, authorities said. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, was pronounced dead at 6:24 p.m. CDT at the state's death...
  • U.S. contractor gets seven years for passing secrets to Chinese girlfriend

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - A former U.S. military contractor in Hawaii was sentenced on Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for passing national defense secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and illegally keeping numerous classified documents at his home....