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NILES, Mich. (AP) — A woman who was kept in Berrien County jail for 10 days after cursing in the county clerk's office at the courthouse has been released after a second judge intervened. LaRue Ford tells TV station WOOD (http://bit.ly/RWqgL7 )...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has been "deliberately indifferent" to the plight of mentally ill inmates in its state prisons, who amount to nearly a quarter of the system's population, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton...
NILES – If you're ever at the Berrien County Courthouse in Niles, you may want to watch your language. One woman's cursing landed her in jail for contempt of court -- even though she wasn't in a courtroom. LaRue Ford, 49, of northwest Indiana...
South Bend TribuneST. JOSEPH — Different judge, different outcome. That’s what it boiled down to Friday in Berrien County Trial Court in St. Joseph where Judge Charles LaSata, citing a technicality, dismissed a contempt of court charge against a woman who...
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South Bend TribuneNILES -- A South Bend-area woman will have to wait a little while longer to see what will happen with the criminal contempt charge brought against her for swearing inside Niles South County Courthouse in early December. Larue Ford, 49, appeared with her...
OREM, Utah (AP) — A Utah city has reached a settlement in a claim that alleged a police officer violated a man's constitutional rights by pulling him over for giving the officer the middle finger. The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah worked...
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence in the middle of the night, slipped quietly into the United States and dashed into the darkness....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana stepped between women and their physicians when it enacted a law that blocked Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 7th U.S....
DETROIT (AP) — Two prisoner rights advocacy groups that criticize the use of solitary confinement for juveniles say they've uncovered at least 15 people in seven Michigan counties, including Berrien, who've undergone the process. Human Rights Watch...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two national groups are supporting a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Indiana parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization. The American Society for...
Associated Press ReportINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Bloomington woman whose license was supposed to be suspended in 2004 for repeatedly driving without a license says Indiana's Bureau of Motor Vehicles didn't take action for eight years, waiting until she had obtained a...
TROY, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit school district is taking steps to curb the practice of students using text messages or email to send sexually explicit photos or messages. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/N8tpQ0 ) the Troy School...
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