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2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Seattle police: 1 officer issued most pot tickets

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Criminal Defense Law, Las Vegas, NV

6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Foster dad charged with murder in hot-car death

Prosecutors have charged a Kansas foster parent with murder in the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Sedgwick County, KS

7 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Police: Teen raped at Keith Urban show

A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Mansfield, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

Now the roller-coaster life of Joe Isgro is taking another plunge, with new charges that he helped run a mob-linked gambling operation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Mafia, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

The findings are in a report to be released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office, which has spent months investigating the health law's chaotic rollout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law

13 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Sex Trafficking Bust Rescues 168

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law

15 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

19 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Obama set to lambast Republicans over lawsuit

Days before Congress' summer break begins, President Barack Obama planned to use a morning speech here to lambast Republicans who are preparing to sue him rather than taking action on some of his agenda items.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, US Governors, Sarah Palin

23 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

The Justice Department's 10-page lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Harrisburg.

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Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily World

Ex-Christian radio host guilty in child rape case

Former Christian radio host John Richard Balyo said Tuesday that he and a second man handcuffed a 12-year-old boy to a motel bed, sexually abused him and took nine photos during the April encounter.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Battle Creek, MI, Federal Prisons, Calhoun County, MI

KAUZ

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

A 34-year-old man charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teen more than nine months ago is heading to court.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Environmental Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

News Observer

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Sarah Baumeister, left, general manager at Jill's Beach Luxury Tanning, shows Lindsy Weeks, 16, how to use a tanning bed Monday, February 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Las Vegas, NV

Myrtle Beach Online

JPMorgan paying $650K to settle CFTC charges

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the settlement Tuesday. The CFTC said that JPMorgan continued to submit inaccurate reports to the agency from 2012 through February of this year even though CFTC staff found errors in them and notified JPMorgan.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Business News

KHOU-TV Houston

Clean air rules assailed as too much, too little

Hundreds of people across the country are telling the Environmental Protection Agency its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law

KMPH-TV Fresno

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.

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Messenger Newspapers

Clearer 'revenge porn' laws urged

Clarification is needed on the law around "revenge porn" and when it could lead to a prosecution, a committee of peers has said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Prison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Retiree health care agency proposes solvency plan

The Retiree Health Care Authority executive director Mark Tyndall said Monday the Legislature will be asked to phase in the increases in payroll contributions over three years starting in mid-2016.

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Post and Courier

S.C. mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Parenting

The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, San Diego County, CA

Tri-cityherald.com

Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Monday with the firearms maker, which fired its entire international sales staff after the alleged violations came to light.

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Related Topix: Smith and Wesson, Sporting Goods, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

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