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  • 'Friendship Nine's' convictions for lunch counter civil rights sit-in vacated

    The old men walked into the courtroom with halting steps, grayer and a bit slower than when they were young. They had been hauled into a nearby courtroom here 54 years ago this week. That time, a white judge, B. Drennan Hayes, convicted them of...
  • Aaron Hernandez Trial Starts Thursday

    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Opening statements are scheduled to begin Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, delayed two days by a blizzard that dumped nearly 3 feet of snow on this southeastern...
  • Fired State Employee Keeping $53K Pension

    Fired State Employee Keeping $53K Pension
    Did James E. Liss, a former state employee fired for stealing and other activities, get off easy? Mr. Liss, 60, was fired a year ago from his job as a building superintendent at Camp Hartell in Windsor Locks following an internal investigation of...
  • 'Never felt guilty': Convictions tossed for 9 South Carolina men who integrated lunch counter

    For a moment, Clarence Graham's heart raced. Fifty four years after he and eight fellow black men served a month of hard labor for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter, a judge declared that they had been wrongly convicted of trespassing and their...
  • Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9

    Harvard man guilty of sex assault of girl, 9
    A Harvard man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl on Christmas Eve 2011. Sandro Gomez, 37, was immediately taken into custody by McHenry County Sheriff's deputies after Judge Sharon Prather found him guilty of predatory...
  • Trial of brothers starts in Burr Oak Cemetery scandal

    Trial of brothers starts in Burr Oak Cemetery scandal
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Southtown Star reports: Tensions ran high Wednesday in a Cook County courtroom as attorneys delivered their opening statements in the trial of two brothers accused of dismembering and moving bodies at historic Burr Oaks...
  • Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without having to pay bond

    Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without having to pay bond
    An Oakland Park man accused of pimping teen girls out of hotels where he worked as a security guard was released from jail without having to pay bond and without having to wear an electronic ankle monitor. And he doesn't have to be in court again...
  • Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation

    Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation
    WILKES-BARRE — Key prosecution witness Paul Weakley admitted to jurors Wednesday that he repeatedly lied to investigators about the torture and murder of Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend Tammy Fassett, and that he once wrote he didn't believe...
  • Judge denies bail for Boynton officer accused of on-duty rape

    Judge denies bail for Boynton officer accused of on-duty rape
    A Boynton Beach police officer accused of raping a woman at gunpoint on the hood of his patrol car while on duty will not be allowed to post bond and leave jail before his trial, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Samantha Schosberg Feuer has ruled. The...
  • Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash

    Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash
    A congressman is pushing for the extradition of a Brazilian woman accused of killing two people while driving drunk in Boca Raton in 2008. In a letter sent Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat representing Broward and Palm Beach counties, urged...
  • Former Panamanian president's hunger for gossip at center of wiretap probe

    PANAMA CITY When the United States rejected former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli's request for spying equipment to eavesdrop, U.S. diplomats feared, on his political enemies, the former supermarket baron turned to another source: Israel. Now...