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  • Oakland police officer fired over Occupy incident is reinstated

    OAKLAND, Calif. A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade is getting his job back. An arbitrator on Wednesday overturned the police department's termination of Officer...
  • Judge: Jury will decide if Liberty student died of delayed drowning

    A jury must decide which of three medical experts is correct about the cause of 15-year-old Juanya Spady's death after he struggled in the Liberty High School swimming pool during gym class in 2010, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Spady's mother, Mica...
  • Lake Harmony man faces new child porn charges in federal court

    A Kidder Township man faces charges in federal court that he enticed a minor to perform sexually explicit acts for the purposes of producing child pornography. Todd Kowar, 46, of the Lake Harmony section of the Carbon County township, was indicted...
  • Alleged 'pervy dad' ordered to face trial

    The alleged "pervy dad" from Nazareth must face trial on charges he tried to meet a 7-year-old girl last week for sex, a district judge ruled Wednesday. Brent Galletta, 41, allegedly placed an ad on Craigslist that said he was looking for a "pervy dad"...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Child credit scam prompts U.S. tax crackdown on expats in Israel

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - It was called the "Israel Project", an operation by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that has uncovered false claims for child tax credits involving an estimated tens of millions of dollars filed by U.S. citizens living in...
  • Dalia Dippolito wins new trial as court tosses murder-for-hire conviction

    Dalia Dippolito wins new trial as court tosses murder-for-hire conviction
    There were international headlines about Dalia Dippolito's alleged murder-for-hire scheme that targeted her husband in Boynton Beach five years ago. And because of the great media hype, Dippolito wanted the judge to let attorneys question potential...
  • Victim's body is bargaining chip in appeal of murder plea

    Where is Lorraine Hatzakorzian's body? According to Broward prosecutors, there are two people alive who know the answer to that question. Now one of them is promising to reveal the secret as part of a convoluted effort to get his plea deal thrown out....
  • Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say

    Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say
    Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday. The Howard County teenager was in a state of active psychosis when she...