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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Democratic power broker in Brooklyn, will not face criminal charges over allegations he sexually harassed female staffers, a special prosecutor investigating the case said Wednesday. The...
Longtime Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Frank R. Weathersbee is retiring from the position he’s held for 25 years to become a member of the state’s Parole Commission. His appointment was announced Wednesday by Gov. Martin O’...
Tags: Criminals, Justice System, Politics, Prosecution, Elections
Orange County will not seek repayment of the $160,000 spent rescuing two Costa Mesa hikers who went missing Easter weekend in Trabuco Canyon, officials said Wednesday. Supervisor Shawn Nelson said the county does not have the legal authority to seek...
The man convicted of killing Kansas' only late-term abortion providers is now accused of trying to intimidate the woman who reopened his shuttered clinic, prison officials said. The Kansas Department of Corrections said Tuesday it filed an administrative...
Tags: George Tiller, Prisons, Abortion, Laws, Social Issues
The time is now to end solitary confinement of Florida's youth. Several years ago, I taught English as a second language to students from all over the world. Two young students, newly arrived and excited to see the United States, decided to do some...
Tags: Human Rights, Politics, Tampa, Laws, Education
Tribune reportersA former Maine West High School soccer coach at the center of hazing allegations was aware of the physical abuse taking place before and during practices over a nearly four-month period last year, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said...
A Philadelphia doctor convicted of aborting babies that were born alive is receiving the right sentence. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, was convicted this week of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive who then had their necks snipped with...
A Baltimore judge sentenced a man convicted of repeatedly raping a 13-year-old girl in an East Baltimore vacant home to life in prison four times over plus an additional 25 years. Alvin Ray Wright Sr., 50, was convicted at trial in February on three rape...
A former Maine West High School soccer coach at the center of hazing allegations was aware of the physical abuse taking place before and during practices over a nearly four-month period last year, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said...
Tags: Hazing, Anita Alvarez, Soccer, Justice System, Crimes
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies born alive at his rogue clinic dodged a possible death sentence on Tuesday in a hasty post-verdict deal with prosecutors. Dr. Kermit Gosnell waived his right to appeal in...
In 2011, an appeals court chided a Northampton County judge for giving an HIV-positive child rapist from Bath a virtual life sentence for possessing child pornography, saying it was excessive and an abuse of discretion. But ordered to sentence Shaun...
Tags: Criminals, Justice System, HIV, Punishment, Abusive Behavior
PHILADELPHIA — Kermit Gosnell, the abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic, agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and now faces life in prison but will be spared a death sentence. The...
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