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  • Around Town: Springtime calls to mind the cycle of life

    The pine tree we planted has grown tall. The cones tumble down, full of sap. Hummingbirds nest in the branches. The mama birds dive bomb when I walk by. They want to attack me, divert me and protect their young. Down the hill, dozens of hummingbirds live...
  • 4 years shaved off sentence of man convicted in '08 killing after 2nd trial

    4 years shaved off sentence of man convicted in '08 killing after 2nd trial
    A former carnival worker who fatally stabbed a man in St. Charles in 2008 had his prison term reduced today by four years. Arthur Manning, 63, had received a 29-year sentence for first-degree murder, but later won a new trial on appeal. He was convicted...
  • California city ex-manager gets 12 years in prison for corruption

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The former city administrator of Bell, California, who became a symbol of local government corruption when news surfaced of his annual salary of about $800,000, was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 years in prison, officials said....
  • Lawsuit Against East Hartford Housing Authority "Temporarily" Withdrawn, Lawyer Says

    Lawsuit Against East Hartford Housing Authority "Temporarily" Withdrawn, Lawyer Says
    EAST HARTFORD — A lawsuit against the East Hartford Housing Authority filed by its former executive director, Terrence Madigan, was withdrawn Tuesday. But Madigan's attorney, Leon Rosenblatt of West Hartford, said he plans to refile the suit once...
  • Jury begins deliberating in murder trial of Iraqi-American man

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Wednesday in the trial of an Iraqi-American man charged with murdering his wife in a case first investigated as a hate crime, following closing arguments in which prosecutors urged the panel to find him...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect may view autopsy photos, judge rules

    A federal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may view autopsy photographs of three people who died in the Boston Marathon bombings and indicated that he might ease some of the restrictions on the defendant to allow him unmonitored...
  • China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats into key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources...
  • China's workforce: smaller, more savvy, more restive

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's workforce is growing more restive as it shrinks. The number of strikes so far this year is up by close to a third - the biggest surge in protests since the global financial crisis, according to one labor group - as businesses...
  • Allentown man pleads guilty to dealing meth and cocaine from Mexico

    An Allentown resident with ties to Mexican drug cartels pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he sold large quantities of cocaine and crystal methamphetamines throughout the Lehigh Valley. Luis Gonzalez-Contreras, 34, a Mexican national whom the state...
  • Linda Robertson: In South Africa courtroom, Oscar Pistorius treated like anyone else

    MIAMI Oscar Pistorius' best defense in his murder trial has been to portray himself as vulnerable. Yet his career as courageous track star exemplified the opposite. The "Blade Runner" was a man who never considered his disability to be a disadvantage...
  • Emily Bazelon: Could anything have been done to stop Frazier Glenn Cross?

    Frazier Glenn Cross, the 73-year-old suspect in Sunday's fatal shooting of three people outside a Jewish Community Center near Kansas City, Mo., has a decades-long record of virulent white supremacism and anti-Semitism. He went to prison in the 1980s for...