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3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Ex-federal official convicted in child porn case

A federal jury in Omaha has convicted a former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of several child pornography counts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Germantown, MD

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Police: Plane stowaway arrested at Phoenix airport

A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and sentenced to jail for returning to a Los Angeles airport in violation of her probation was arrested Tuesday after being recognized loitering at a Phoenix airport, police said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Lynwood, CA

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Criminal Defense Law, US Politics, US News

10 hrs ago | Fox News

Doctor describes girl's injuries after abducted from kindergarten class, sexually assaulted

A child-abuse expert has testified about the severe injuries a 5-year-old girl suffered after she was abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulted.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Kids removed from Manitoba home: parents charged with confinement, sex abuse

Manitoba RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel says Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area earlier this month.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

17 hrs ago | WAAX-AM Gadsden

GOP Shies Away From Obamacare Repeal

Beverly Hires, a former nurse running for Congress here in one of the nation's rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat

17 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.


Related Topix: Gotham, WI, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Batman, Criminal Defense Law, Will and Grace

17 hrs ago |

What's next in the Michael Brown case?

The streets of Ferguson finally look like a tranquil Missouri town again. The protests have calmed.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Tay FM

'Horrific' Cases Of Child Abuse in Rotherham

In the summary of her findings, independent reviewer Alexis Jay OBE says: "It is hard to describe the appalling nature of the abuse that the victims suffered.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

22 hrs ago | Macworld UK

California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

Smartphones sold in California will soon be required to have a kill switch that lets users remotely lock them and wipe them of data in the event they are lost or stolen.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, California, California Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Brown signs cell-phone 'kill switch' bill into law

Smartphones sold in California will have to have "kill switches" to disable stolen devices, under a first-in-the-nation law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

ABC News

Lawyers for Texas' Perry Ask Judge for Dismissal

Attorneys for indicted Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally asked a judge Monday to dismiss felony charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Windsor Beacon

Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband in the mid-1970s.


Related Topix: Wyoming, Criminal Defense Law, Life, Self Defense


Mourners urge black Americans to take action

Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Criminal Defense Law

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Trial opens for woman in child kidnap-assault case

A child who authorities say was abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually assaulted during a 19-hour ordeal believes her attacker was a man, but prosecutors call the young woman who went on trial Monday the lone attacker.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law


Waiving right to trial would be defendants' choice

When voters go to the polls in November, they'll decide whether North Carolina will join 49 other states in giving criminal defendants another option to a jury trial.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Immigration shaping up as a leading election issue

Republican Congressman Scott Perry says immigration has become a top concern for voters in his southeast Pennsylvania district in light of the crisis of Central American children on the Texas border.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

In this April 23, 2014, file photo, an electronic cigarette is demonstrated in Chicago.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Circulation, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law


Man arrested after climbing up Brooklyn Bridge

A 24-year-old man was arrested after police say he climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and took pictures with his smartphone.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

Horne, Brnovich, face off in GOP primary Tuesday

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne will find out Tuesday if voters think three years fighting off allegations of campaign-finance violations and other negative news outweighs what he argues is a solid record of accomplishments as the state's top law enforcement official.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Kyl, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sex Scandal, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Criminal Defense Law, Maricopa County, AZ