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  • Trial of former deputy fire chief Charles Sopko begins July 20

    Trial of former deputy fire chief Charles Sopko begins July 20
    A Cook County judge will decide whether a former Oak Forest deputy fire chief schemed with his wife to embezzle about $352,000 from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District. At a hearing Tuesday for Charles Sopko, Circuit Court Judge Kerry Kennedy set...
  • Wisconsin justice withdraws request in ex-Walker aide case

    A Wisconsin Supreme Court justice on Tuesday withdrew his unusual request asking for his colleagues on the state's highest court to review its decision not to hear an appeal of a felony conviction from a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker. Justice...
  • Appeals court: Former BP engineer should get new trial

    A former BP engineer is entitled to a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge stemming from an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court...
  • Broward man who had sex with child prostitutes blames Colombian culture

    Broward man who had sex with child prostitutes blames Colombian culture
    A Broward man who admitted he traveled to South America and had sex with child prostitutes blamed what he called the Colombian culture for tempting and corrupting him when he was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Dennis De Jesus, 46, of North Lauderdale,...
  • SEC blocks registration of Owings Mills companies tied to man under federal indictment

    SEC blocks registration of Owings Mills companies tied to man under federal indictment
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday blocked four companies from Owings Mills from registering to sell stock, saying they failed to disclose pending criminal charges against a person involved with the companies. The SEC alleged that...
  • Court dismisses murder charge against man in brother's death

    The state's highest court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a murder charge against a man accused along with his brother of killing a third brother, finding that prosecutors violated his right to a speedy trial. Nickoyan and Timi Wallace were charged in...
  • Hearing for mom accused of contaminating son's IV delayed

    A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital could change her plea at an Ohio court hearing that's been delayed. Candida Fluty (kan-DEE'-dah FLOO'-tee) was set for a Tuesday...
  • Evidence in Freddie Gray case is vast and varied

    Evidence in Freddie Gray case is vast and varied
    Prosecutors have turned over a vast trove of evidence to lawyers representing six police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, including about 8,000 pages of the officers' emails, 44 surveillance videos and more than a dozen statements...
  • Judge declares mistrial after defendant hits lawyer

    A judge has declared a mistrial for a Massachusetts murder suspect who punched his lawyer in the face in open court. The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1CGqBDf ) reports that the jury was not present when 35-year-old Janleer Povez hit his appointed...
  • Man pleads not guilty to killing brother by running him over

    A southern New Jersey man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his brother by running him over with a car last year. The Burlington County Times reports (http://bit.ly/1FMwMpt ) 35-year-old Lyle Person pleaded not guilty to first-degree...
  • 'Citizen of the year' awaits sentence in fraud scheme

    A former California real estate developer who bilked millions of dollars from investors had every intention of finishing development projects that went belly-up during the 2007 housing collapse, his attorney argued in court on Monday. But three of the...