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  • Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest

    Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest
    A former public safety instructor at Hoover High School accused of sexually assaulting an underage student on-campus entered a no-contest plea on Tuesday that entails some jail time and registering as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Delvon...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers say FBI violated his rights

    FBI agents violated the rights of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by continuously questioning him while he lay in pain in a hospital bed, even after he had asked for a lawyer 10 times and authorities had determined there were no other...
  • Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues

    Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues
    Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options. "I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
  • Forest trails closed by 2009 Station Fire reopening for Memorial Day

    Forest trails closed by 2009 Station Fire reopening for Memorial Day
    All trails previously shuttered since the 2009 Station Fire will reopen in time for Memorial Day on Saturday at Angeles National Forest. The reopening provides about 46,000 acres of available space for hiking, camping and picknicking, according to...
  • How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight

    How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight
    Aside from the cowardice of some lawmakers, a major obstacle to passing federal firearms legislation is that sparsely populated, gun-friendly states have the same representation in the Senate as populous, more gun-safety-minded ones. That amplifies the...
  • O'Malley takes aim at deportations

    O'Malley takes aim at deportations
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
  • Bloomberg's The Wrong Guy To Lead Gun Safety Push

    Please, Mr. Bloomberg, leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium. Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Association thanks you. For years, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
  • Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity

    Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity
    BOSTON — There's a tense excitement running through this city as it prepares for the 118th Boston Marathon, a uniquely Bostonian event, held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April, which celebrates the first battles of the Revolutionary War....
  • Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests

    Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Monday that the Justice Department will announce new clemency criteria aimed at freeing potentially thousands of prisoners convicted of using crack cocaine. To prepare for the expected flood of...
  • Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants

    Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants
    As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...
  • The public's business isn't so public anymore in Harford [Editorial]

    The public's business isn't so public anymore in Harford [Editorial]
    The public's focus on public business ain't what it should be, or at least what it needs to be in Harford County and many other places. Every week brings another example, or two, or three locally of the public's business becoming less public. Last...