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  • Md. House approves criminal records shield bill

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Some nonviolent criminal records would be shielded from display on a state website, under a measure approved by the Maryland House of Delegates. The House voted 88-48 on Monday for the measure, which now goes to the Senate. The bill was significantly changed, however....

  • Mental illness cited in slaying of grandparents

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The mother of a 19-year-old Keedysville man charged with murdering his paternal grandparents says her son is mentally ill. Bonnie Minoglio (min-OH'-lee-oh) of nearby Boonsboro said Monday that her son Joseph was under a doctor's care before the fatal stabbing Saturday...

  • Former ship purser convicted of embezzlement

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former purser aboard a Military Sealift Command ship has been convicted of embezzlement. Ismael Cuario Estrada was convicted by a federal jury on Monday after a four-day trial. Court records say Estrada was a crewman on the USNS Arctic from 2006 until 2013. Prosecutors...

  • Suspect in Va. slayings to be held in W.Va.

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A judge ordered a Virginia man held without bond Monday in West Virginia after a prosecutor said he is a suspect in three unsolved slayings in the city of Alexandria over the past decade. Charles Severance, 53, is charged in Loudoun County on an unrelated firearms...

  • Prosecutors say they won't appeal Hoeness sentence

    MUNICH (AP) — German prosecutors say they won't appeal against Uli Hoeness' 3½-year sentence for tax evasion, clearing the way for the former Bayern Munich president to start his prison term. Hoeness, one of German football's most prominent figures, was convicted last Thursday of evading...

  • Biden promotes $35 million proposal to test rape kits

    Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday promoted President Barack Obama's request for $35 million to help test more rape kits, saying it will help fight crime.

  • Bitcoin exchange looks into criminal complaint

    TOKYO — The Tokyo bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy protection blamed theft through hacking for its losses Monday, and said it was looking into a criminal complaint. In an announcement posted on the Mt. Gox exchange's website, CEO Mark Karpeles outlined the events that resulted in...



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