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2 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Since April, 117 law enforcement agencies in 18 states have decided to ignore U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests to keep foreign-born people in jail on suspicion they might be undocumented immigrants.
5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
The family of a girl who was critically wounded two years ago when a gun went off inside a classmate's backpack at her Washington state elementary school agreed Friday to a $1.2 million legal settlement.
6 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News
Former Bell Councilman Victor Bello was sentenced today to five years' probation, a year in jail and has been ordered to pay more than $177,000 in restitution for misappropriating public funds by accepting money for serving on various city boards that rarely met.
10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
"We tortured some folks," Obama said at a televised news conference at the White House.
11 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com
In a speech Friday to criminal defense lawyers, Holder said he is concerned that judges in several states have begun factoring in "risk assessments," such as a defendant's education, neighborhood or socioeconomic background, in issuing sentences.
15 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Cayuga County prosecutors say 31-year-old Brandon Hinman of Weedsport was charged this week with grand larceny and criminal possession of a forged instrument for cashing numerous forged checks from late March to May 3. His wife, 26-year-old Jenna Hinman, died May 5 after a two-month battle with cancer.
19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
No one was injured when 31-year-old Musab Mohammed Masmari ignited gasoline in a stairwell at Neighbors, a gay nightclub.
A criminal defense attorney says he's been retained by the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a federal prosecutor threatens to widen an investigation into the Democratic governor's handling of an anti-corruption commission.
More than 3,300 federal inmates have applied to have their prison sentences cut short in the months since the Justice Department rolled out a new clemency initiative, according to data provided to The Associated Press.
Findings of the investigation by the CIA Inspector General’s Office “include a judgment that some CIA employees acted in a manner inconsistent with the common understanding reached between SSCI and the CIA in 2009,” CIA spokesman Dean Boyd said in a statement.
A not-guilty plea was entered Thursday for Reed, who appeared in court via video on two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
A man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco's Chinatown pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new charge of racketeering.
People who repeatedly commit alcohol-related crime will be forced to wear ankle tags that monitor if they are still drinking, under a year-long pilot scheme.
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.
Seth M. Jackson made his first court appearance Wednesday to hear the charges against him.
A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.
Now the roller-coaster life of Joe Isgro is taking another plunge, with new charges that he helped run a mob-linked gambling operation.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:22 pm
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