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2 hrs ago | Key 103

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole Again

Prison authorities said that Mark Chapman - who gunned down The Beatles star in 1980 in New York City - is likely to violate the law.

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Related Topix: Prison, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Criminal Defense Law

6 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Ferguson remains calm for another night

Two weeks after a police-involved shooting sparked violent protests in a St. Louis suburb, the mood turned more tranquil early Saturday with thinner crowds and lots of music.

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Related Topix: Riot, Criminal Defense Law

10 hrs ago | KFBB

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KNDU

Air in U.S. cities getting cleaner, EPA says

Significant progress has been made in reducing levels of harmful substances in urban air in recent decades, the agency said in a news release.

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

ABC News

New Obama Birth Control Fixes for Religious Groups

Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law

Channel3000

Calm in Ferguson, but controversy not over

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Thursday night and early Friday.

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

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Prosecutor: No Criminal Charges In Irene Aid Fraud

Connecticut prosecutors say they won't pursue criminal charges against state employees and others who fraudulently obtained emergency food stamp benefits designated for people affected by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

WTOL-TV Toledo

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One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Jim Gerlach

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ex-Nevada lawmaker taking plea deal in Vegas cases

An expelled Nevada state assemblyman plans to plead guilty in two Las Vegas criminal cases dating to the days before the 2013 legislative session, in a plea deal that would get him out of jail and into a mental health program.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

KTMF

Officer in Wal-Mart shooting involved in 2010 case

A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Beavercreek, OH, Criminal Defense Law

Boston Herald

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Criminal Defense Law, Opinion

KAUZ

Prison time for woman charged in baby sitter death

Dawn Miera, mother of Alexis Rasmussen, speaks with reporters after a state judge sentenced 41-year-old Dea Millerberg Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ogden, Utah.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Ogden, UT, Weber County, UT

ABC News

Trial Begins in Kindergartner's Abduction, Rape

Opening statements are set to begin in the trial of a woman charged with abducting a kindergartner from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulting her.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

KIDK CBS 3

Peace and quiet return to Ferguson

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Ferguson prosecutor to Missouri governor: 'Man up'

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch juggled two roles on Wednesday: overseeing the presentation of evidence in the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and responding to the flurry of attacks and calls for his recusal from the case.

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WHAS11

Feds say oil spill sheen dissipating in Ohio River

Most of a reddish-brown sheen created by thousands of gallons of fuel oil that spilled into the Ohio River from a power plant was dissipating as a cleanup estimated to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a day continued Wednesday, federal officials said.

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

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach late last year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Kauai County, HI

NewsOK.com

EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah's Witness who requested certain days off for his religion.

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Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law

ABC News

Pryor's 'Obamacare' Ad Highlights His Cancer Fight

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

WFAA-TV Dallas

Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law, OSHA

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