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  • Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday

    Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday
    After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The all-white panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Jurors...
  • Allentown man gets 20 to 40 years in 'bloodbath' stabbing

     Allentown man gets 20 to 40 years in 'bloodbath' stabbing
    Prosecutors called Robert Brandon's death a "bloodbath," saying the crime scene was so grisly that the first police officers on scene thought the Allentown man had been decapitated. For Barbara Brandon, the killing marked the beginning of a long...
  • First Group Of People Accused Of Cockfighting In Court

    First Group Of People Accused Of Cockfighting In Court
    ENFIELD — About 20 men accused of participating in an illegal cockfighting operation in East Windsor last month appeared before a judge for the first time Tuesday in Superior Court. Most told Judge Kevin Murphy that they want to apply for...
  • Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders. The ruling...
  • Jury selection set to start in Connecticut judge threat case

    Edward Taupier's lawyer says his client was just venting about the judge in his divorce and child custody case when he sent an email to six acquaintances that mentioned weapons and the judge's home. But Connecticut state police and prosecutors say...
  • Ex-Rhode Island Speaker Fox pleads guilty to federal charges

    Former House Speaker Gordon Fox pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse. Fox, once considered among the most powerful...
  • Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress

    Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress
    Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including war strategy and the names of covert operatives — while she...
  • Brazil judge orders deportation of Cesare Battisti

    A Brazilian judge Tuesday ordered the deportation of former Italian militant Cesare Battisti, reversing a 2010 ruling granting him asylum in Latin America's biggest country. Federal Judge Adverci Rates Mendes de Abreu ruled that Battisti was not entitled...
  • Lawyers questioning potential jurors in girl's running death

    Attorneys questioned potential jurors on their beliefs about physical punishment Tuesday in the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her 9-year-old granddaughter run until she died. Some would-be jurors are former high school...
  • Waukegan man guilty of murdering 3-year-old while playing 'Mortal Kombat'

    Waukegan man guilty of murdering 3-year-old while playing 'Mortal Kombat'
    A Waukegan man who said he was angered that his girlfriend's 3-year-old son cursed while playing a video game was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday for the child's beating death. Sometime after 11 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2011, the boy supposedly let...
  • John Alton Reed Jr.: Respect, detail carried former judge, lawyer

     John Alton Reed Jr.: Respect, detail carried former judge, lawyer
    When he died, John Alton Reed Jr. was reading a copy of "Huckleberry Finn." This just after he reread another book from his youth: "Tom Sawyer." These choices, said his wife, Louisa, were unusual for him. Not one to venture into fiction on a frequent...