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1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Prison, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Law

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Washington DC, Law

10 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago |

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.


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

18 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Law

22 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Tortoise video teen appears in court

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


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 In this 2005 file photo, a FedEx delivery truck leaves a FedEx ... (more)


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

Whittier Daily News

See the video: Pomona man arrested while filming Covina investigation, officer under scrutiny

William David Robin, 23, of Pomona, is about to be taken down by Covina police Officer Ken Counts on June 30, 2014, in a video that Robin himself filmed.


Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Covina, CA, Law

The Town Talk

Questions linger after missing teen returns home

In this file photo taken Tuesday July 22, 2014, a missing person poster of Abigail Hernandez displayed in a storefront window in North Conway, N.H., shows Hernandez has been found.


Related Topix: Conway, NH, North Conway, NH, Law

NewsOn6 Tulsa

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Kids, Law


Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. RICHMOND, Va.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison


One Dead in Pennsylvania Hospital Shootout

A patient opened fire at a hospital campus in Pennsylvania on Thursday, killing his case worker and wounding a psychiatrist, according to police.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law

Cybercast News Service

Feds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody death

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.


Related Topix: Law

KHOU-TV Houston

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.


Related Topix: Law, Dauphin County, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Former CIA officials can't see 'torture' report

Some of them were furious, while Democratic Senate aides were angry that they were given the chance in the first place.


Related Topix: Law, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Brandon Sun

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.


Related Topix: Law, Marijuana

Marin Independent Journal

Death of controversial Mill Valley developer ruled accidental

The death of Bijan Madjlessi, the Mill Valley real estate developer mired in criminal fraud investigations and civil litigation, was accidental, authorities confirmed Thursday.


Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Law, Strawberry, CA

Times Herald

More states push homicide charges in heroin overdoses

Heroin bundles usually made up of 10 baggies wound together with a rubber band are seen in this Burlington, Vt., police evidence package.


Related Topix: Drugs, Wisconsin, Law, Prison, Milwaukee County, WI

Congleton Guardian

Gove to probe 'assault' case MP

Former shadow police minister David Ruffley was given a caution for common assault following an incident between him and his ex-partner A Tory MP who apologised after receiving a police caution for a domestic assault has been referred by the party to chief whip Michael Gove, a Conservative source has confirmed.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, World News, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom,

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas prosecutor seeks to clear convicted rapist

A Dallas man who said he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial may soon be exonerated, the Dallas County district attorney said Thursday.


Related Topix: Law, Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX