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  • Don Tollefson is guilty of bilking people who donated to his charity

     Don Tollefson is guilty of bilking people who donated to his charity
    Don Tollefson left a Bucks County courtroom in handcuffs Wednesday after a jury found the former Philadelphia TV sportscaster guilty of scamming nearly 200 people who donated to his youth charities. Surrounded by a throng of news cameras, the charismatic...
  • Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

    A Virginia lawmaker who was just re-elected despite being jailed for a sex scandal with a teenager has been indicted on four new felony charges. The forgery and perjury indictment of Del. Joseph D. Morrissey was returned the day before that election and...
  • Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade

    Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade
    Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was fatally stabbed during a fight in which two other teens were injured. Yet, as the trial of Nazr Williams,...
  • In Missouri, lawmaker wants to abolish grand juries

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Police officers who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York City saw their cases handled by grand juries. In both instances, they ultimately faced no charges. Missouri state Rep. Brandon Ellington doesn't...
  • "Nun" Denounced By Church Appealing $270,000 Judgment

    "Nun" Denounced By Church Appealing $270,000 Judgment
    For more than three decades, the Rev. Mother Mary Peter has spent her days dressed in a nun's habit, ministering to a handful of women who were drawn over the years to a life of contemplation and prayer at Our Lady of Mount Caritas Benedictine Monastery...
  • Mom accused of setting baby afire won't be released without mental evaluation, judge says

    A woman accused of dousing her newborn daughter with accelerant, setting her on fire and leaving her in the middle of a road said little in her first court appearance Tuesday, appearing on video to answer to a murder charge. Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier was...
  • Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions

    Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions
    Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men, including one who performed under the name Skull Von Krush, have filed a potential class-...
  • Ritzy real estate broker gets prison for $5.5 million fraud

    Ritzy real estate broker gets prison for $5.5 million fraud
    Ritzy real estate broker Christopher White's former clients said they thought he was their friend and his smooth talk made them believe he was helping them buy their dream homes. On Tuesday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, White had nothing to say...
  • Former Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida gets 10 years for child-sex attempt

    Former Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida gets 10 years for child-sex attempt
    A former U.S. Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida this week was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to have sex with children. Nicholas Darwin Yancey, who has lived in Orlando and Melbourne, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in...
  • In Wrana case, vet's service is honorable — but irrelevant

    In Wrana case, vet's service is honorable — but irrelevant
    Early in my career at the Tribune, I filed a feature story in which I referred to one of the women I'd interviewed as a grandmother. An hour or so later, an editor came to my desk, a printout of my story in her hand. Our conversation went something like...
  • Alibi witness willing to testify in Syed 'Serial' case

    Alibi witness willing to testify in Syed 'Serial' case
    An alibi witness is willing to testify on behalf of Adnan Syed to help challenge his 15-year-old murder conviction in a case popularized by the "Serial" podcast, according to a court filing made on Tuesday. In a sworn deposition, Asia McClain stated that...