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1 hr ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by accused Md. 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.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Rawlings, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Allegany County, MD

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6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US

Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China

7 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, University of Alabama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

In 3 deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges

What followed, according to investigative documents obtained by The Associated Press, was a quick punch back from the guard that put Ramirez on the floor.


Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Self Defense, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Columbus man gets 10 years in prison for teen sex charge

A Columbus man at the center of a years-long web of extortion, prostitution and child pornography charges will spend 10 years in prison and the rest of his life under the supervision of the state.


Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cybercast News Service

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Law, Employment / Labor Law

DNA India

US teen held after mother's body found in suitcase in Bali tested for pregnancy

Indonesian police said on Tuesday they have tested a US teen, detained after the discovery of her mother's battered body in a suitcase in Bali, to see if she is pregnant and are awaiting the result.


KWWL-TV Waterloo

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

KOLD-TV Tucson

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)


Related Topix: Missouri, US Military, US Navy

Graham Leader

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.


Related Topix: Hammond, LA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.


The Salinas Californian

Obama to send Holder to Ferguson, claims progress in Iraq

President Obama, taking a work break from his vacation, began a pair of meetings devoted to Iraq and Ferguson.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military,

ABC News

Judge Rejects Rapper Meek Mill's Appeal of Term

The Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill pleaded to be released from jail Monday to resume his music career and support his son and 30-person entourage, but the judge who jailed him on a parole violation last month was unmoved.


Related Topix: Meek Mill, Hip-Hop, Drug Testing, Entertainment

Courier News

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Modesto Bee

Alleged lover of Marine's missing wife arrested

Marine Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested around 10 p.m. local time Sunday on the warrant and was being held Monday while federal agents traveled to get him in Anchorage, said Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Anchorage Correctional Complex, Twentynine Palms, CA

Fox News

Dealers drastically cut prices at gun bazaar in Kurdish city as US airstrikes slow militants

The price of an Austrian Glock pistol fell $500 to $3,000. An AK-47 is now $2,000, also down $500.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

The Modesto Bee

Rapper Beanie Sigel moved to halfway house

The Bureau of Prisons told that 40-year-old Sigel was moved from prison to a Philadelphia-area residential re-entry system on Thursday.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Modesto, CA

Townsend Times

2nd inmate arraigned in Souza-Baranowski prisoner's murder

A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, State Prisons, Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, Camden, AL

York Press

'Needless' jail remands are costing millions, a charity says

Up to A 230m has been spent "needlessly" holding people on remand in custody who eventually avoided jail, a penal reform charity has said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law