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21, Sep 2014 - Autauga Alabama death row inmate found unresponsive in cell
Department of Corrections officials say a death row inmate has died at a prison in south Alabama.
21, Sep 2014 - Atlantic Prosecutor reviewing stance on gun case
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prosecutor is reviewing how to handle the case of a woman who is facing prison time after bringing into the state a gun she owns legally in Pennsylvania.
21, Sep 2014 - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz man charged with intentionally igniting King Fire
A 37-year-old Santa Cruz man has been arrested and accused of starting the King Fire, a massive blaze that's still burning out of control in Northern California, according to the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office. According to a criminal complaint, Wayne Allen Huntsman "willfully and maliciously set fire to…forest land in and around Pollock Pines." The King Fire is threatening more ...
21, Sep 2014 - Idaho's request to dismiss dairy lawsuit denied
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has denied Idaho's request to dismiss a lawsuit arguing that the recently passed law criminalizing surreptitious recording at agriculture facilities is unconstituti
21, Sep 2014 - Kalkaska Charges dismissed, man set free after 16 years in prison
Jamie Peterson, who has been in prison since 1998 in part for a first-degree murder conviction, will be let out of prison on Monday in Kalkaska County.
21, Sep 2014 - Ohio What California can learn from the red states on crime and punishment
Imagine you have the power to decide the fate of someone addicted to heroin who is convicted of petty shoplifting.
21, Sep 2014 - S.F. to take huge step for undocumented immigrant kids
While debate over the flood of unaccompanied minors streaming into the U.S. to escape violence in Central America rages elsewhere, San Francisco on Wednesday will unveil a program to provide legal counsel to its undocumented immigrants. The city will give $100,000 this year to the nonprofit Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, which will use the funds to provide pro bono legal representation to ...
21, Sep 2014 - Monmouth Christie: Casinos, tracks can take sports bets
Gov. Chris Christie's administration issued a directive Monday allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.
21, Sep 2014 - District Of Columbia Woman suing Reds pitcher won't have to reveal name
A woman who accused Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon of sexual assault in a lawsuit doesn't have to publicly reveal her name unless the case goes to trial, a District of Columbia judge ruled Wednesday. District Judge Reggie B. Walton ruled that the woman, who has been identified in court filings as Jane Doe, doesn't have to re-file her lawsuit using her real name as Simon's lawyers had ...
21, Sep 2014 - Rockland Spring Valley woman who killed newborn son gets 12 years in prison
Maria Oliva Guaman-Guaman admitted to putting the infant's body in a recycling dumpster after strangling him last November.
21, Sep 2014 - Bedford Feb. trial set for former OU student charged in bizarre case alleging sex, blackmail
A former Ohio University student facing charges of sexual battery and extortion for allegedly persuading another male student to send the first student sexually compromising images of himself by pretending to be a woman in text messages is now scheduled to face trial in February 2015.
21, Sep 2014 - Vernal Police Accuse Woman of "Bacon Arson"
VERNAL, Utah (AP) - A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges. Police say 32-year-old Cameo Adawn Crispi repeatedly called and texted her former flame in March from his home, where she left the bacon over a lit burner.