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Some Iowa driving instructors have criminal record

At least 10 driving instructors licensed in Iowa have criminal records or driving infractions in their past, but they've been allowed to keep working with teens because of a forgiving state law.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Criminal Defense Law

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Republic

Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, The Perrys, Gospel, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Travis County, TX

NewsOne

Re: Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

The police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael "Mike" Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9th captured the attention of the nation.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law

SFGate

Analysis: Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Velocity Development, Strife, Rogue Entertainment, Video Games, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Accused HSU Lecturer Released After Child Porn Arrest

A Humboldt State University lecturer posted bail and was released from custody hours after his arrest on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography Friday.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Arcata, CA, Criminal Defense Law

The Bennington Banner

Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund - even if she's convicted.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY, Dutchess County, NY

Crooks and Liars

Federal Cybersecurity Czar Found Guilty On Kiddie Porn Charges

Timothy DeFoggi was once the acting chief of cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Witney Gazette

Victims of crime in Oxfordshire to get A 1m in support from Thames Valley Police

ONE million pounds has been made available to help victims of crime by the Thames Valley's Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Lego Fingerprints Helped Solve Cold Case Murder

Fingerprints found on Lego building blocks helped police crack a 23-year-old cold case murder mystery in Utah, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Criminal Defense Law

KURB-FM Little Rock

"Sister Wives" Star Wins Case Against Polygamy Ban

Kody Brown, 44, and his four sister wives -- Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn -- can now have a legal marriage in their home state of Utah.

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Related Topix: Sister Wives, Entertainment, Television, Criminal Defense Law

Mirror.co.uk

Rotherham: Ed Miliband wants inquiry into sex abuse scandal 'as soon as possible'

Labour leader Ed Miliband called for the wide-ranging inquiry into Rotherham child abuse as soon as possible following the 'devastating' report into the scandal.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Cybercast News Service

Chief in $800M fraud gets 20 years prison

The man who masterminded an $800 million insurance scam that fleeced tens of thousands of investors in one of Florida's all-time largest fraud schemes was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Bernie Madoff

KABC-AM Los Angeles

USC Football Player Advised by Lawyer to Stop Talking to Police

The lawyer for Josh Shaw, the USC football captain suspended for lying about how he injured himself, has advised Shaw to stop talking to police investigators, he told ABC News Friday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

The Wichita Eagle

Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban

A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington, Criminal Defense Law, Fife, WA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CFRB

No parole for 18 years for man convicted in ''body parts murder''

A Toronto man who brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend and then carved up her body and scattered the pieces to cover up his crime may not have acted entirely alone, an Ontario Superior Court judge said Friday in sentencing him to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 18 years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

The Wichita Eagle

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

SavannahNow

New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tax

WHDH

Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Ex-Nevada lawmaker pleads guilty in 2 Las Vegas cases

A former Nevada state lawmaker could be freed from jail in Las Vegas after pleading guilty to felony charges in separate criminal cases dating to the days before his expulsion from the Legislature last year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

News Max

Pennsylvania Becomes 27th State to Expand Medicaid

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Health Insurance, US Governors, Tom Corbett, AARP

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