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  • Grand jury starts on Michael Brown case: What you need to know

    Grand jury starts on Michael Brown case: What you need to know
    A grand jury in St. Louis County began hearing evidence Wednesday in the death of Michael Brown, who was shot Aug. 9 by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Here are some questions and answers about how the grand jury works and what to expect. What will...
  • Regional water authority envisaged in latest Detroit bankruptcy plan

    (Reuters) - Detroit has once again raised the possibility of having a regional water and sewer system authority in the latest version of a debt adjustment plan the city filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court late on Wednesday. The new draft of the plan --...
  • Japanese spark plug giant NGK pleads guilty to price fixing, to pay $52M fine

     
    Filed under: Maintenance, Government/Legal, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota The ongoing investigation by the Department of Justice into price fixing in the automotive industry has nabbed one more company breaking the law. Japanese parts giant NGK Spark Plug...
  • 'Anonymous' hackers plead guilty to minor charge in U.S. for cyberattacks

    ALEXANDRIA Va. (Reuters) - Four members of the hacking group Anonymous pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Tuesday after a judge had earlier questioned whether prosecutors had treated the defendants too harshly for their crimes. The hackers,...
  • Man charged with murder in killing of U.S. Marine's pregnant wife

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Southern California filed murder charges on Tuesday against a man suspected of killing a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife and dumping the 19-year-old woman's body down a mine shaft, authorities said. Christopher Brandon...
  • Man gets 40 years for 2011 killing during drive-thru dispute

    Man gets 40 years for 2011 killing during drive-thru dispute
    A Broadview man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for running a man over twice and killing him during a 2011 dispute in the drive-thru lane of a Maywood fast food restaurant, prosecutors said today. Gregory Coppage, 56, was convicted in June of the...
  • Litter crackdown in Nazareth smacks of selective prosecution

    There went Thomas Trachta's hopes for a successful appeal of what had to be the most mortifying court setback since Capt. Queeg was rolling his ball bearings in "The Caine Mutiny." Not only did a judge take a verbal rubber hose to the Nazareth police...
  • Council authorizes $16.4 million bond for new senior center facility

    After months of study sessions and planning, the Huntington Beach City Council took two major steps Monday toward making a long-awaited senior center a reality. Council members voted unanimously to authorize taking out a $16.4 million bond to help pay...
  • Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect

    Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect
    Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for related losses sustained by their employers, in part because a coastwide labor contract banning such strikes does not apply to them. The claim was made in...
  • A black mom recounts her son's altercation with the police

    A black mom recounts her son's altercation with the police
    The original plan was that once the last son left home for college, I'd move from California to Paris. Then that son crossed paths with a bunch of rogue cops in San Diego. And he wouldn't leave home. To date, I still don't know Michael Brown's full...
  • Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal

    Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal
    A class-action suit filed in Kane County Tuesday alleges misinformation was provided about a downstate coal plant that ultimately has cost Batavia consumers higher electric rates. Nine Batavia residents and business owners listed as plaintiffs in the...