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  • Law school student knows prison -- from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • PASSINGS: Kenneth J. Gray, Rosalind Nyman Joel

    Former U.S. Rep. Kenneth J. Gray, 89, who earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" during the 1960s and '70s for bringing an estimated $7 billion in projects to his Southern Illinois congressional district, died Saturday. The cause was a heart attack, his...
  • Another toddler dies after being left in a hot car

    Another toddler dies after being left in a hot car
    A 15-month-old boy was found dead in Ridgefield, Conn., on Monday after being left in a hot car for "an extended period of time," police said. The victim, who was not identified, was found dead about 6 p.m., according to a statement released by the...
  • Erin Hills making changes in advance of 2017 U.S. Open

     Erin Hills making changes in advance of 2017 U.S. Open
    ERIN, Wis. — There's no countdown clock at Erin Hills, which will host the 2017 U.S. Open. Suffice it to say that would not be in keeping with the feel and flavor of a golf club where so much natural beauty abounds. Players don't ride golf carts...
  • Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Under Armour All-Americans Taylor Hensh and Tianna Wallpher have never played lacrosse together, but that doesn't mean they're not familiar with each other's games. For four years, they faced off in one of the hottest rivalries in Maryland high school...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • Mohegan Tribe Announces Joint Venture With Long Island Company

    The Mohegan Tribe announced Monday it is teaming with a Long Island company that sells copy machines and other office equipment, along with related software and services for digital copying, scanning and color graphics. The tribe has a joint venture with...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • Baltimore girls team set for UA All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament

    Baltimore girls team set for UA All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament
    The Baltimore girls team that will play in theĀ Under Armour All-America Underclass Lacrosse Tournament next month at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium was announced Monday. The team includes freshmen, sophomores and juniors from high schools...
  • Excerpt: Venture Smith

    Excerpt: Venture Smith
    At the close of that year I was sold to a Thomas Stanton, and had to be separated from my wife and one daughter, who was about one month old. He resided at Stonington Point. To this place I brought with me from my late master's ... three old Spanish...
  • Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina Lohan sentenced in New York DWI case

    Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina Lohan sentenced in New York DWI case
    Dina Lohan avoided jail when she was sentenced in New York court on Tuesday and was ordered to serve 100 hours of community service, pay more than $3,000 in fines and participate in an anti-drunk-driving program. The mother of oft-embattled star Lindsay...