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  • Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments

    Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments
    MILFORD — A Superior Court jury Friday morning will continue to deliberate the fate of Matthew Pugh, the man accused of the May 2006 slaying of aspiring actress Alexandra Ducsay. Jurors deliberated about 2 ½ hours Thursday without reaching a...
  • Ontario suffers legal setback in bid to regain control of its airport

    Ontario suffers legal setback in bid to regain control of its airport
    In Ontario’s legal effort to take back its commercial airport, a Riverside County judge on Thursday rejected the city’s bid to nullify decades-old agreements that gave control and ownership to the city of Los Angeles. Superior Court Judge...
  • Miss. official fatally shoots self on day of corruption case

    Authorities say a Mississippi official who was facing federal corruption charges fatally shot himself the day he was to appear in court. Coroner Gary Hargrove says Supervisor William Martin died early Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, with...
  • Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses

    Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses
    MIDDLETOWN — Three of the four Wesleyan University students arrested in connection with MDMA overdoses on campus had large quantities of narcotics and prescription drugs in their rooms, prosecutors said during their arraignment Wednesday. Eric...
  • Perry attorneys ask Texas appeals court to toss felony case

    Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free speech grounds, arguing that what's "at stake is not just the freedom of one man." Separate from a...
  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...
  • Metrolink derailment: No charges filed against truck driver for now

    Metrolink derailment: No charges filed against truck driver for now
    Prosecutors declined to file charges Thursday against the driver of a pickup truck that was hit by a Metrolink train in Oxnard this week, opting to wait for the completion of the investigation. Ventura County Dist. Atty. Gregory Totten said the...
  • Senate panel greenlights Obama's attorney general pick

    Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation's next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President Barack Obama's immigration policies. The 12 to 8 vote in the Judiciary Committee...
  • 'Mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer debated in court

    Prosecutors urged a federal judge Thursday to dismiss two challenges to a Pennsylvania law that opponents including convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal say violates prisoners' constitutional right to free speech. The law allows victims of violent crimes...
  • Man who beat wife with frying pan gets 30 years in her death

    A man convicted of beating his wife with a frying pan and strangling her said that he misses her daily before he was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison before parole. Patrick Allen, 47, was sentenced by a Monmouth County judge in the murder of...
  • San Juan Capistrano case challenges legality of tiered water rates

    San Juan Capistrano case challenges legality of tiered water rates
    In drought-ridden California, many water bills are calculated using a basic principle: The more water a customer uses, the higher the rate. It's a strategy water districts employ to boost conservation. But this long-standing practice is now under attack...