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1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

Ex-Christian radio host guilty in child rape case

Former Christian radio host John Richard Balyo said Tuesday that he and a second man handcuffed a 12-year-old boy to a motel bed, sexually abused him and took nine photos during the April encounter.

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Related Topix: Prison, Law, Battle Creek, MI, Federal Prisons, Calhoun County, MI

4 hrs ago | Times Herald

Porch shooting case hinges on a single witness

Investigators canvassed the area where 19-year-old Renisha McBride was fatally shot, knocking on 80-100 doors trying to gain additional information, but found just one witness.

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Related Topix: Law, Wayne County, MI, Detroit, MI

8 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Grand jury: Western Psych clinic erred in assault reports

Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over.

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Related Topix: Law, Allegheny County, PA

8 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Trial reveals governor's wife had 'crush' on CEO

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, center, flanked by daughters Rachel, left, and Cailin, right, heads into the Federal Courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Law, Richmond, VA, Wedding

12 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

CCTV blunder leads to graffiti trial's collapse

Charlie Silver was due to face trial at Oxford Magistrates' Court yesterday accused of spray-painting graffiti tags on top of the city's Clarendon Centre.

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16 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Clearer 'revenge porn' laws urged

Clarification is needed on the law around "revenge porn" and when it could lead to a prosecution, a committee of peers has said.

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Related Topix: Law, Prison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Suspectsa mother acted as lookout in fatal Long Beach robbery, officals say

LONG BEACH >> The mother of a man reportedly involved in a fatal home-invasion robbery acted as lookout in the crime and was charged Monday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

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Related Topix: Law, Los Angeles County, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.

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Related Topix: North Conway, NH, Law

Post and Courier

S.C. mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Law, Parenting

The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Law, San Diego County, CA

Daily World

New York knows where your license plate goes

Traffic heads east on Interstate 490 near Alexander Street in Rochester. Anytime you are on the road, therea?'s a chance the license plate on your vehicle could be photographed and saved in a police database.

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Related Topix: New York, Law, Prison

SILive.com

Man dressed as 'Spider-Man' charged in Times Square scuffle

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been arraigned on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in New York's Time Square.

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Related Topix: Law

Yahoo!

Trio jailed for 'excruciating' murder

Wollongong lawyer Katie Foreman died an "excruciating" death in a blaze that was lit in her bedroom at the behest of her calculating boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Poll: Prisons struggling with inmate rehab

Wisconsin's criminal justice system is doing an average job, at best, at rehabilitating prisoners, according to most voters who responded to a recent Marquette University Law School poll.

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Related Topix: Prison, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Law

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Police: Family of 5 dead in Maine

The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Washington DC, Law

Merced Sun-Star

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare, Health

590ktie.com

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison

Canada.com

Confession to undercover cops in investigation of Calgary murder broke open Saskatchewan cold case

Sonja Muzika was out for her regular evening walk on Preston Avenue, heading south toward Saskatoon's Market Mall, when she witnessed something she said looked like a scene from a TV show.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Law

News 4 Jax

Tortoise video teen appears in court

VIDEO: Jennifer Greene made her court appearance and listened to the charges held against her.

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Related Topix: Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Company accused of knowingly shipping drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/07/26/fedex-charges-raise-online-pharmacy-issues/13222763/ In this 2005 file photo, a FedEx delivery truck leaves a FedEx ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Law, Prison, US News

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