| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Death penalty is anything but common sense
To the editor:
Recently there have been letters to the editor opposed to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s repeal of the death penalty, as well as letters concerning Del. Neil Parrott’s attempt to...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:07 PM
How good a day was Monday for the defense at the George Zimmerman trial?
Greta Van Susteren of Fox News Channel made a startling prediction on WOFL-Channel 35: The defense will rest after the prosecution rests.
There will be no defense case, Van...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:31 AM
TAMPA — A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday granted in part Casey Anthony's request to dismiss a claim against her by Texas EquuSearch, the group that spent thousands of dollars looking for her daughter, but gave the nonprofit 21 days to file another...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The Indiana Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of a South Bend father convicted of violently killing his 10-year-old son, finding no validity in the man’s arguments in the case that horrified the community and spotlighted the systems in place to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Residents can expect to see a "dramatic" law enforcement increase this weekend and through the July Fourth holiday, as city and police officials search for ways to tamp down a spree of deadly violence.
Police officials vowed to deploy up to three...
| Jun 30, 2013
Under the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal government does not recognize same-sex marriages even in states that have legalized it. This week, the Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional.
There are two possible grounds, distinct and in some ways...
| Jun 23, 2013
The Trayvon Martin murder case will boil down to one claim known by mothers everywhere.
"He started it!"
Every parent with more than one child has heard that cry. When their little one points his or her finger accusingly at a sibling, claiming to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Kane County prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against alleged members of an Elgin street gang, the third such suit where authorities have targeted gangs using the power of the civil courts.
State’s Attorney Joe McMahon announced Tuesday that his...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is seeking to fire a narcotics deputy charged with lying about finding drugs after detaining a couple, whom the county will pay $550,000 to settle a false-arrest lawsuit, officials said.
Francisco Enriquez has...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The cases of two men and a 15-year-old boy charged in the April shooting death of a Hagerstown man in his Randolph Avenue apartment have been transferred to Washington County Circuit Court, according to court records.
Cory Antonio Usher, 36, of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abortion law with legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
The "Pain-Capable Unborn...