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  • John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77

     John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77
    John J. Mannion spent 14 years as a Chicago police officer and homicide detective before going to work as a Cook County prosecutor and then taking the bench for more than two decades. Mr. Mannion worked his way through law school while a police...
  • Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for South Carolina to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal, denying a request to block same-same weddings from proceeding. The order was another victory for gay...
  • The police are snooping

    The police are snooping
    If you're a criminal and use a cellphone to communicate with your partners in crime, there's something you probably should know: The police may not only have your number, they may be able to pinpoint your location to within a few feet wherever you are and...
  • L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday. The 24-year-old Russian...
  • California man imprisoned for 36 years was wrongfully convicted, prosecutors say

    California man imprisoned for 36 years was wrongfully convicted, prosecutors say
    A man who has spent more than 36 years behind bars for murder was wrongfully convicted and is expected to be released next week. But prosecutors, who said newly tested DNA evidence does not match the man, are leaving the door open for a new trial. ...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage

    As Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial Nears, Lawyers, Judge Consider TV Coverage
    HARTFORD — The trial of a Simsbury woman accused of trying to hire a man to kill her ex-husband is scheduled to begin Dec. 2. Prosecutor Anthony Bochicchio and defense attorney Hubert Santos started picking a jury this week, but part of Friday was...
  • Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash

    Cop's story in shooting of WWII vet doesn't wash
    John Wrana had to die. The World War II vet was 95 years old, just a few weeks shy of his 96th birthday. He was active and sharp, he liked to gamble, tell jokes and have a drink. He was alive. But he wasn't stupid. He knew he was very old. He knew...
  • Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Congo-born Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility
    While debate heats up over President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, another immigration controversy simmers in Kane County court. It can generate intense passions too. This one centers around the high school basketball season, set to tip...
  • Wellington polo magnate sentenced to 16 years, denied bond during appeal

    John Goodman's attorneys will fight to get him home for Thanksgiving, even if the Wellington polo club founder once again has a 16-year prison sentence blocking his way. Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath on Friday refused to let...
  • L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal

    L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal
    The L.A. Unified School District has agreed to pay about $139 million to settle claims that a Miramonte Elementary School teacher abused his students, drawing to a close the lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies. It is...