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  • Man charged in 2 stabbing deaths

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed his stepbrother and a woman during a robbery in a home in Rosedale. Police on Friday arrested 45-year-old Carlos Lomax and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder. Officers say Lomax killed...

  • Begich ad faults Sullivan for sexual assault of two-year-old

    The Republican opponent of Sen. Mark Begich has demanded that he take down a TV ad that highlights the death of an elderly couple and the sexual assault of their two-year-old granddaughter.

  • Sexual assault survivor quilt visits Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A quilt memorializing survivors of sexual assault is making a stop in Baltimore. The Monument Quilt, a brightly colored patchwork that includes 200 squares, will be spread out on Federal Hill Saturday afternoon. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will be joined by...

  • Bills to deter wrongful convictions go to governor

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a pair of bills Friday designed to thwart or reverse wrongful criminal convictions. They acted as the Legislature rushed to complete its work for the year ahead of Sunday's deadline. SB980 by Sen. Ted Lieu. D-Torrance, which...

  • Man charged with federal office bomb threat

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Panama City man was jailed after authorities say he threatened to blow up federal offices located in the Panhandle city. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday that charges had been filed against 38-year-old Johnathon Mathew Garrett. Garrett on Wednesday...

  • Lawmakers send gun restraining order bill to Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Judges would be able to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation was sparked by the deadly rampage earlier this year of a 22-year-old man near the University...

  • Ingleside middle school teacher wanted for assault

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago grade school teacher is wanted on allegations he sexually assaulted a girl. An arrest warrant was issued Friday by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for Michael R. Vucic, an 18-year teacher at Gavin South Middle School in Ingleside. Vucic is charged...

  • Man gets 12 years for sledgehammer attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attacking a co-worker with a hand-held sledgehammer. Thirty-nine-year-old Abdul Ewumi, who was convicted of assault with intent to kill while armed, was sentenced Friday in D.C. Superior Court. According to the...

  • Porn actor Bruno Knight pleads to drug charge

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A porn actor who had a half-pound of crystal meth concealed in a body cavity when he was stopped at Los Angeles International Airport has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. City News Service says Philip Gizzie — who uses the stage name Bruno Knight — entered the plea...

  • California marijuana grow stole reservation water

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have torn out an illegal marijuana operation in Central California that they say was siphoning water from streams that supply an American Indian tribe, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman said Friday. The growers created seven reservoirs —...

  • Illinois governor grants 38 clemency requests

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on 124 clemency petitions, granting 38 and denying 86. The Chicago Democrat announced the news in a release Friday afternoon. His office says those who were granted clemency have recently undergone criminal background checks. Clemencies...

  • Woman held in fatal shooting of 96-year-old mother

    LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old Orange County woman has been arrested in the shooting death of her 96-year-old mother. A Sheriff's Department statement said Friday that deputies responding to reports of gunshots found Gretchen DeStefano dead inside her home in...

  • Former Adams County prosecutor charged with murder

    QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Curtis D. Lovelace, an All-Big Ten center at Illinois who later became an Adams County assistant state's attorney, was formerly charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of his wife. Lovelace, a private practice lawyer in Quincy, is accused of suffocating Cory...

  • Mayor signs bill tracking solitary in NYC jails

    NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor has signed a bill requiring New York City correction officials to track and publish information on the use of solitary confinement. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the legislation Thursday. It mandates jail officials post quarterly reports online detailing several dozen...

  • Rotherham: The perils of tolerating intolerance

    The central problem faced by tolerant societies is how far to tolerate intolerance.



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