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  • Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits

    Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits
    The havoc storm Sandy wrought up and down the East Coast has for most people receded into the past. But not for everyone. A barrage of federal lawsuits accuse a number of insurance companies — including The Hartford Financial Services Group...
  • For drug crime defendants, sentencing can be a crapshoot

     For drug crime defendants, sentencing can be a crapshoot
    Noah Kleinman faced his moment of reckoning: Should he tell a federal judge his marijuana dispensaries were just a front to distribute bulk marijuana and make hundreds of thousands of dollars? Or stick to his claim of innocence? Kleinman, a 39-year-...
  • Death sentence for DA's murderer helps calm Texas county

    Years and many appeals will likely pass before convicted killer Eric Lyle Williams finds himself inside a small room with mint-green walls in Hunstville. There, he will be strapped to a gurney and partially covered with a white sheet while drugs that will...
  • High Court To Consider Whether Arsenic Murderer's Medical Records Are Public

    Serial killer Amy Archer Gilligan, the inspiration for the play "Arsenic and Old Lace," has been dead for 52 years but next month the state Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether medical records from her years in a Connecticut psychiatric hospital...
  • Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
  • Top story of 2014: The conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell

    Top story of 2014: The conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell
    RICHMOND – When a federal jury pronounced Bob and Maureen McDonnell guilty Sept. 4, it was like the shocking finale of a summer-long soap opera. The former governor, guilty on 11 counts. The former first lady, guilty on nine. U.S. District Court...
  • Navy engineer pleads not guilty to charges

    Navy engineer pleads not guilty to charges
    A York County man accused of attempting to send to Egypt sensitive designs for the nation's newest aircraft carrier pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the two federal charges against him. Mostafa Ahmed Awwad — who until two weeks ago was an...
  • Review of justices' email after porn scandal finds nothing else inappropriate

    Review of justices' email after porn scandal finds nothing else inappropriate
    Former state Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery sent more than porn in his emails to the attorney general's office. McCaffery and his wife, who was part of his judicial staff, also sent hundreds of messages containing humorous anecdotes,...
  • UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years

    UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years
    MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...
  • Three Pocono Township businesses raided in prostitution investigation

    A two-year undercover investigation into alleged prostitution led to police executing search warrants Friday at three Pocono Township massage parlors. Police searched Tokyo Spa, American Dolls in Pocono Peddlers Village and Affinity Massage, all along...
  • Chicago couple found guilty in grant scam case with ties to Obama friend Whitaker

    Chicago couple found guilty in grant scam case with ties to Obama friend Whitaker
    A federal jury Wednesday found a Chicago couple guilty on all counts in a state grant scam trial that featured testimony about power, money and sex and saw a high-profile ruling that one of President Barack Obama's golfing buddies was a hostile witness....