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29 min ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Seattle police: 1 officer issued most pot tickets

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.

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Related Topix: Law, Marijuana, UC Los Angeles

4 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Foster parent charged with murder in hot car death

Seth M. Jackson made his first court appearance Wednesday to hear the charges against him.

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Related Topix: Law, Sedgwick County, KS

4 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Police: Teen raped at Keith Urban show

A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Mansfield, MA, Law, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

Now the roller-coaster life of Joe Isgro is taking another plunge, with new charges that he helped run a mob-linked gambling operation.

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Related Topix: Law, Mafia

10 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Sex Trafficking Bust Rescues 168

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Law

12 hrs ago | The Tribune

Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

Two former Utah attorneys general will appear in court on bribery charges Wednesday, kicking off what legal experts say is a complex case that could take years to resolve as lawyers navigate a scandal involving nearly two dozen charges, hundreds of thousands of pages of evidence and some dubious witnesses.

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

16 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, Kansas, Law, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he's an amazing father and she forgives him.

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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

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

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

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

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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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

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