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1 hr ago | Redwood Times

Rapper Gucci Mane sentenced on federal gun charge

Rapper Gucci Mane was sentenced Wednesday to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law

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George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

Recent data shows 90 percent of health care organizations have exposed their patients' data -- or had it stolen -- in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at the Ponemon Institute.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Healthcare Law, Computer Security, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by accused Md. doctor

A suspended western Maryland physician at the center of a licensing scandal and facing molestation charges now has been hit with a lawsuit saying that he sexually assaulted a second female patient.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Rawlings, MD, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Allegany County, MD

9 hrs ago | Key 103

Bullying Partners Could Face Five Years In Jail

The legislation is aimed at protecting victims whose partners threaten them with violence, cut them off from friends or rufuse them access to money.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

14 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

In 3 deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges

Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Life, Self Defense, Criminal Defense Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TheDenverChannel

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard -- and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sunherald.com

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are established by law.

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Related Topix: Prison, Employment / Labor Law, Federal Prisons

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Holder's pitch for easing tension in Ferguson

After years of causing angst for White House political aides by delving into issues of race, Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Ferguson, Missouri, as President Barack Obama's top emissary.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, George Bush

Click2Houston

Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, St Louis County, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WJRT

Grand jury to decide on Ferguson officer charges

A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Saint Louis University

Cybercast News Service

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Criminal Defense Law

Channel3000

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law

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Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is fighting a criminal indictment with a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Criminal Defense Law

The Modesto Bee

US won't reveal records on health website security

In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, Washington, DC, Medicaid, Computers, Privacy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Auditor questions data in Medicaid program review

Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office raised questions about the report that Jindal's Department of Health and Hospitals submitted to lawmakers in January.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicaid, Health, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana, Louisiana Government

Sunherald.com

Ex-officer pleads not guilty in suitcase slaying

Steven Zelich, 52, entered his plea in Kenosha County, where he has been charged with first-degree homicide and hiding a corpse in the 2012 death of Jenny Gamez, a 19-year-old college student from Cottage Grove, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Kenosha County, WI, Criminal Defense Law

News Herald

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson After days of unrest, authorities seek a recipe for peace.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Prison, Jay Nixon, US Governors

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Mom seeks change after gay son rejected as eye donorMom seeks change...

Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop. Her son, A.J. Betts, took his own life in July 2013in part, she believes, because of an unrelenting barrage of high school bullying about Mom seeks change after gay son rejected as eye donor Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Suicide, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration

Tri-cityherald.com

Oregon boosts care for developmentally disabled

Under a provision of the federal health care law, many of the 9,000 Oregonians living at home with developmental disabilities are now eligible for a big increase in state funding to pay for services.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Healthcare Law

Cybercast News Service

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible among residents who are highly distrustful of those in charge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Missouri, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law

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