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  • Easton woman to face trial in 2011 strangling of drug dealer

    Easton woman to face trial in 2011 strangling of drug dealer
    He was a 54-year-old drug dealer in failing health because of a stroke and diabetes. She was a 28-year-old drug addict who cooked his meals, cleaned his Easton apartment and provided sexual favors in exchange for crack cocaine. But if drugs brought...
  • County clerks caught in legal tug-of-war

    County clerks caught in legal tug-of-war
    Florida's county clerks are stuck between a rock and a hard place – or in this case, legal advice and lawsuits. On the one hand, the group's lawyers have said only Washington County's clerk can legally issue same-sex marriage licenses when the ban...
  • High Court To Consider Whether Arsenic Murderer's Medical Records Are Public

     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...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling

    Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling
    Few homicide cases can be resolved in the 60-minute television format that shapes much of the public's impressions of murder investigations and prosecutions. The "Serial" podcast phenomenon that examined the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student...
  • Manchester Man Pleads No Contest To Reduced Charges In Abuse Case

    Manchester Man Pleads No Contest To Reduced Charges In Abuse Case
    HARTFORD — A Manchester man who initially faced a host of sexual abuse charges, including five counts of first-degree sexual assault, pleaded no contest to reduced charges Monday in Superior Court in Hartford. Under the plea agreement, John...
  • Broward Judge Imperato's job waits for her — for now

    Broward Judge Imperato's job waits for her — for now
    Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato will be back at work after the holidays, and it will be business as usual unless a higher authority intervenes, the county's chief administrative judge said Monday. Imperato, 57, was convicted Friday of two...
  • Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle

    Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle
    Eight passengers injured when two Metro-North trains collided last year in Bridgeport have settled lawsuits through mediation with a federal judge. The settlement come as the engineer on the train struck by an on-coming train that derailed filed a...
  • 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...
  • Preset bail unfair to low-income defendants

    Preset bail unfair to low-income defendants
    When a person accused of crime misses a court date, judges properly issue an arrest warrant. Before hearing the reason why the defendant missed court and with the added stroke of a pen, the same judge may go further and take away that person's freedom...
  • South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case

    South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case
    Andrew Leacock did not appear in court Tuesday, but a written plea of not guilty was filed on his behalf in Broward circuit court. The South Plantation senior faces a bomb-threat charge related to allegations that he used Twitter to threaten the high...