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  • Troy Davis execution: A triumph of confidence over truth

    Troy Davis execution: A triumph of confidence over truth
    2000: Frank Lee Smith is posthumously exonerated — he'd died 11 months earlier — 14 years after being convicted of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The eyewitnesses were wrong. 2001: Charles Fain is exonerated and set free 18 years...
  • Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card

    Mayor dogged by personal debt spent thousands on village credit card
    The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show. The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: UConn Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions Coach: Jim Calhoun Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi Keep...
  • InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'

    InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has handed out scholarship offers to a select group of 2014 prospects,...
  • After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft

    After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft
    Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...
  • Man sentenced for killing teen over drug deal

    Man sentenced for killing teen over drug deal
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- A man who killed a 17-year-old El Capitan High School student over a drug deal and dumped his body near the San Vicente Reservoir on the Barona Indian Reservation was sentenced Friday to 21 years in prison. Stanley Virgil Lloyd Jr.,...
  • Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown

    Teel Time: Envisioning Troy Williams at Kentucky instead of North Carolina or Georgetown
    Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend. Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning. The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing? A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
  • WGN Radio to broadcast 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game

    WGN Radio to broadcast 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game
    WGN Radio announced that the station will air the 2012 NCAA men's basketball championship game on Monday, April 2. Pregame coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. CT, followed by tipoff at 8 p.m. live from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with play-by-play...
  • Boca Raton's 'No weapons allowed' sign under fire from Libertarians

     
    A sign banning weapons at Boca Raton???s City Hall is under fire from the county???s Libertarian Party. The Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County sent a letter Tuesday to city officials stating that the ???No weapons allowed??? sign at......
  • April 6 Buzz: Paul Ryan's budget; the sad story of John Thompson; anti-Muslim pastor Terry Jones

     
    Most viewed: A wrong decision by the Supreme Court on civil rights John Thompson's real-life narrative sounds like a TV crime drama: It's the stuff of a television crime drama: Prosecutors withhold blood evidence that would exonerate the defendant in........
  • April 8 Buzz: The controversy around budgets, burkas and rewriting history books

     
    Most viewed: France's burka ban: What harm comes to society from women with their faces covered? "In a free society, men and women should be able to do, say, write, depict or wear what they like, so long as it......