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  • Neuman vetoes non-negotiated pension perk for firefighters

    Neuman vetoes non-negotiated pension perk for firefighters
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has vetoed a bill that would boost a retirement perk for public safety unions because she said the County Council improperly added a firefighters' union to the bill even though the union hadn't asked for it....
  • George Zimmerman trial: Closing arguments begin Thursday

    George Zimmerman trial: Closing arguments begin Thursday
    SANFORD - By early Friday afternoon, jurors should be deliberating whether Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman is a murderer. After nearly a year and a half of public debate about racial profiling and gun rights, six jurors - all women, five...
  • Defense rests in Zimmerman trial in half the time prosecution took

    SANFORD, Fla. -- The defense in the George Zimmerman case Wednesday completed presenting its case to the jury, which will soon begin deliberations on whether the neighborhood watch volunteer murdered Trayvon Martin or shot the unarmed teenager in self-...
  • Thirteen murderers released after court ruling

    Thirteen murderers released after court ruling
    Thirteen inmates convicted of murder have been released from prison — and dozens more could be freed — after Maryland's highest court ruled that jurors had been given improper instructions in the decades-old cases. The Court of Appeals...
  • Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says

    Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says
    A convicted serial rapist who has been ordered released under strict supervision in Los Angeles County embraced intensive treatment for years while locked in a state mental hospital and is not a public safety risk, his attorney said Wednesday....
  • Neuman: Fire fighters union circumvented collective bargaining

    Neuman: Fire fighters union circumvented collective bargaining
    The Anne Arundel County government recently negotiated mutually agreeable contracts with 12 of the 13 unions that represent our workers during labor union talks. The Local 1563 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) would have been the 13th,...
  • Zimmerman trial: No verdict today; jury returns at 9 a.m. Saturday

    Zimmerman trial: No verdict today; jury returns at 9 a.m. Saturday
    SANFORD - There will be no verdict today in the George Zimmerman murder trial. At 6 p.m., the judge called the jury into the courtroom and announced that they can cease deliberations for the day and return to continue in the morning. The jurors had...
  • Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict

    Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD, Fla. -- The white-haired old man waded into the crowd that was shouting “Justice for Trayvon!” in the shade of the courthouse here Saturday, smiling as he murmured, “George Zimmerman is an innocent man.” Terrie Ann...
  • No justice for Trayvon Martin

    No justice for Trayvon Martin
    The trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin failed in every way. It failed to bring forth anything resembling objective truth about what happened the night Mr. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer,...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD

    Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD
    Multiple protesters denouncing the George Zimmerman verdict were taken into custody Monday night  after Los Angeles police declared an unlawful assembly in the Crenshaw district.  The police actions came after several hours of lawlessness along Crenshaw...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: What's Your Take On The Acquittal Of George Zimmerman In The Fatal Shooting Of Trayvon Martin?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Brian DeBlasiis: George Zimmerman should have never been charged. This case highlights the serious problem posed when prosecutors are elected. Political...