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Beating victim’s case vs. Dodgers underway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury is hearing opening statements in the trial of a lawsuit that seeks damages from the Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt for the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow after a game. Plaintiff’s attorney Tom Girardi...

Deputies arrest three in prostitution sting

Three men were arrested and charged with solicitation after a prostitution sting at area Interstate 75 truck stops. Charged with a third-degree misdemeanor were Gregory Singleton, 41, of Ypsilanti, Michigan; Anderson Bircheat, 48, of Leeds, Alabama; and Kevin Neathery, 45, of...

McComb woman sentenced for theft

OTTAWA — A McComb woman was sentenced today to 3 years for theft from Cherry’s Propane Service and tampering with evidence. Christine M. Wilson, 50, had been found guilty in a jury trial of stealing from the business and was also ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution. Courier...

2 juvenile lifers getting 1st parole hearings

BOSTON (AP) — Two Massachusetts inmates sentenced to life without parole as juveniles will be the first to have parole hearings since the state’s highest court struck down mandatory life sentencing for young offenders in December. Joseph Donovan, 38, and Frederick...

Prosecutors: Spilled drink led Hernandez to kill

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is let into the courtroom to be arraigned on homicide charges at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Hernandez pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. He already...
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Prosecutors: Spilled drink led Hernandez to kill

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is let into the courtroom to be arraigned on homicide charges at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Hernandez pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. He already...
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United fans still bitter over Glazer takeover

FILE – In this May 25, 2005 file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers team owner and president Malcolm Glazer smiles at the announcement of Tampa Bay being awarded the 2009 Super Bowl, during the NFL’s Spring Meetings at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington. Glazer, the...
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IG: Phoenix VA hospital missed care for 1,700 vets

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, holds a hearing about allegations of gross mismanagement and misconduct at VA hospitals possibly leading to patient deaths, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/J....

Dallas Buyers Club

I prefer to die with my boots on – Ron Woodroof The outset of the HIV scare in the 1980s didn’t seem like a topic for a popular movie. The fear. The homophobia. The inaction. Finally got around to watching “Dallas Buyers Club” that brought Matthew...

Dallas Buyers Club

I prefer to die with my boots on – Ron Woodroof The outset of the HIV scare in the 1980s didn’t seem like a topic for a popular movie. The fear. The homophobia. The inaction. Finally got around to watching “Dallas Buyers Club” that brought Matthew...