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  • Ohio man charged with running prostitution ring from jail

    A 28-year-old Cleveland man has been charged with running a prostitution ring from a county jail by asking someone to recruit prostitutes for him. Darius Clark was charged Thursday after authorities say they learned in November that he was running a...
  • Threats Against Governor Taken Seriously, State Police Say

    Threats Against Governor Taken Seriously, State Police Say
    HARTFORD — Two men have been arrested this month for allegedly harassing the governor, and when it comes to taking action in such cases, the bar is fairly low for public safety reasons, state police said on Thursday. It's a matter that rarely...
  • Alabama, feds reach agreement over alleged prison abuse

    An Alabama women's prison will be overhauled after the U.S. Justice Department said officers there coerced inmates into sex, watched them in showers and bathrooms and organized a New Year's Eve strip show. The Department of Justice on Thursday filed a...
  • Man suing his ex for half of $1M prize gets a win in court

    A Florida man is still trying to get half of his ex-girlfriend's $1 million lottery prize, eight years after he says she took the winning ticket and left him. He says she reneged on a long-ago promise that they'd split any winnings if either of them hit...
  • Florida court rules in favor of UCF athletics, caps damages in Ereck Plancher case

    Florida court rules in favor of UCF athletics, caps damages in Ereck Plancher case
    The UCF Athletics Association will be required to pay the family of football player Ereck Plancher $200,000 rather than a full $10 million jury judgment following a Florida Supreme Court ruling Thursday.  Plancher was a football player who collapsed and...
  • Judge: No juror misconduct in Ga. peanut trial convictions

    A federal judge Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a salmonella outbreak traced to a Georgia peanut plant after the court investigated defense attorneys' claims of jury misconduct. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart...
  • Man charged with raping children says accusers are lying

    The trial of a western Massachusetts man charged with sexually assaulting three children is winding down. A Hampshire Superior Court jury is expected to start deliberating Thursday, a day after the defendant, Leo Fugler III, of Granby, and his wife...
  • Prosecutors: ex-Va. first lady's conviction should be upheld

    Federal prosecutors said Thursday there is easily enough evidence to support former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's public corruption convictions and said she has a "fundamental misunderstanding of bribery law." In court filings, prosecutors told...
  • Cop: Allentown chief's son a 'model suspect'

    Cop: Allentown chief's son a 'model suspect'
    Handcuffed to a wall in the Whitehall Township police station, Christopher Fitzgerald apologized for pulling a gun on two undercover Lehigh County detectives and insisted he only did so because he was scared. "I don't trust a lot of people,"...
  • No jail time for ex-state Sen. Ford of South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C Former state Sen. Robert Ford of South Carolina was given a suspended, seven-year prison sentence Thursday for using thousands of dollars in campaign contributions for personal expenses. Judge Robert Hood also sentenced Ford, 66, to five...
  • Former West Palm Beach Catholic school teacher stands trial on sex crimes against students

    Feeling ashamed, she said she waited more than six years to tell her parents, or any adults, that her fourth-grade teacher had molested her in class. Days after the student finally told her mom in April 2013, West Palm Beach police arrested Stephen...