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  • Ex-Bucks teacher can't sue over blog, judge says

    A former Bucks County high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students as "frightfully dim," "utterly loathsome," and "whiny" in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech, a federal judge has ruled....
  • Doctors deny cutting off Alabama man’s penis

    (Reuters) - An Alabama man's claim that his penis was amputated recently in a circumcision gone wrong is entirely without merit, an attorney representing the doctors being sued said on Wednesday. Attorney Michael Florie said the plaintiff, 56-year-old...
  • Oregon hunting guide pleads guilty to injuring wild cats for easy kill

    (Reuters) - An Oregon hunting guide accused of injuring or caging mountain lions and bobcats to make it easier for his clients to shoot and kill pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a U.S. Court in Denver to violating a federal wildlife law, prosecutors said....
  • Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man convicted of stabbing his mother and living with her corpse for six months was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Michael Petrie, 33, of Barberton, a suburb of Akron, was found...
  • McDonnells pin acquittal hopes on bad marriage in Virginia trial

    McDonnells pin acquittal hopes on bad marriage in Virginia trial
    It was Marilyn Monroe who famously noted that it was better to be unhappy alone than to be unhappy with someone – advice that was seemingly ignored by Virginia's once-golden couple, former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who are on trial...
  • After two-year battle with city, Longwood man cleans up his yard

    After two-year battle with city, Longwood man cleans up his yard
    After more than two years of battling Longwood City Hall, Florida's court system and his neighbors — along with racking up nearly $200,000 in code-enforcement fines — Sean Law has cleaned up his yard. "It is an improvement — it looks...
  • Former East Hartford Officer Gets Two Years For Possessing Child Pornography

    HARTFORD — A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two years in prison for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Andrew W. Nielsen, 50, of South Windsor, pleaded guilty in March...
  • Insanity plea mulled for Connecticut teen in prom stabbing case

    MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Connecticut high school student accused of murdering a female classmate hours before their junior prom began talks on Wednesday on whether to amend his plea to not guilty based on insanity or on related grounds....
  • Six Philadelphia narcotics officers arrested for robbing dealers

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - U.S. government agents arrested six Philadelphia narcotics officers on Wednesday on charges they robbed and in some cases kidnapped drug dealers, including dangling one over an 18th story balcony to force him to give up a computer...
  • Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault in casino hotel

    A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed, 28, met the woman about midnight March 30, when she and...
  • Teen Charged In Milford Stabbing Appears In Court

    Teen Charged In Milford Stabbing Appears In Court
    MILFORD — At a brief court appearance Wednesday, lawyers for Christopher Plaskon, the teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at Jonathan Law High School in April, said they are pursuing their own investigation of the incident and are in...