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3 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Federal agents find big cocaine stash in towed car

Federal agents have discovered cocaine worth $400,000 hidden in a car that was driven to a Saginaw hotel and towed to a pole barn.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Saginaw, MI, Law

8 hrs ago | KSWO

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: Law, Kauai County, HI

10 hrs ago | WHDH

Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and reassure residents of the suburban St. Louis community torn by several nights of racial unrest since the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Law, Clayton, MO

14 hrs ago | The Reporter

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, Law

16 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, Law, Healthcare Law, Computer Security, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

No charges against officer in UP fatal shooting

The Marquette County prosecutor says no charges will be brought against a Munising police officer who fatally shot a man following a high-speed chase.

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Related Topix: Marquette County, MI, Munising, MI, Law, Marquette, MI

21 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by Maryland 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, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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, Law

Channel3000

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, Law, St Louis County, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

CBS Local

S.I. Cigar Importer Accused Of Failing To Pay Millions In Taxes

A Staten Island man whose company imports cigars into New York state was accused Tuesday of failing to pay more than $6.1 million in state taxes.

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Related Topix: Law

Press-Telegram

FBI to join investigation into planned South Pasadena mass shooting, official says

SOUTH PASADENA >> Three days before the start of the school year, two teenage boys were arrested in connection with “a huge plan of a school massacre,” officials said.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, South Pasadena, CA, Law, Family, Teenagers

Whittier Daily News

Trial opens in Los Angeles for alleged serial strangler

LOS ANGELES >> Testimony is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and strangling three women in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Law, Drugs

Post and Courier

Man surrenders in Orangeburg County shooting death

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell told local media outlets that 36-year-old Shagura Ramon Mack turned himself in around 6:15 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Orangeburg County, SC, Orangeburg, SC, Law

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, Law

WBRZ

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, Law

Inside Bay Area

PG&E pleads not guilty to criminal charges in San Bruno explosion case

PG&E pleaded not guilty on Monday to a new federal criminal indictment on an array of felony charges connected to a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno that could lead to a fine of up to $1.13 billion.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Law, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting

A look at the key figures in the case of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Aug. 9 - a death that has stoked days of violent unrest north of St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Law, Jennings, MO

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, 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, Law, Prison, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Business Journal

No criminal charges filed in fatal 2010 Tesoro refinery blast

No criminal charges were filed by the Dept. of Justice regarding the 2010 Tesoro refinery blast in Anacortes that killed seven people.

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Related Topix: Law

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