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A Fountain Valley man who was a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was convicted Tuesday and sentenced to six years in state prison for raping two women, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Miguel Lerma Jr., 33...
An Ocean View School District employee has filed a lawsuit against the superintendent and board of trustees claiming they pressured her to resign and harassed her because of her age and sexual orientation. Holly Marvin, 49, a communications supervisor...
Tags: Sex Crimes, File Sharing, Trials, Ocean View, Gays and Lesbians
After three years in the United States, Nadia Boukris is ready to become a citizen. And she plans on doing so by taking advantage of a new program to prepare her for the American citizenship exam and process. Boukris, 35, immigrated from Algeria three...
An undercover agent arrested a man who allegedly thought he was meeting a 13-year-old for sex following a chat with her over the Internet, phone and text messaging. Ian Victor Kincheloe, 25, of Laguna Hills was arrested on suspicion of attempting to have...
Our Town CorrespondentA $5,157,000 grant awarded to Phoenix Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1 by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster will allow several fire departments in Bedford, Blair, Cambria and Centre counties to enhance their recruitment process and retain firefighters, according to...
Tags: FEMA, Fires, Bill Shuster
WASHINGTON — As an example of the ease with which terrorists could produce anthrax, former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig has repeatedly cited the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo. The cult gained infamy in 1995 by unleashing the nerve agent sarin in...
A new government report singles out Los Angeles County's Twin Towers as having one of the worst rates of inmate-on-inmate sexual assault of any men's jail in the nation. One in 20 inmates held there reported that he had been victimized by another inmate...
From mid-May through early June, state spring sports are winding down in Illinois and every day brings that win-or-go-home excitement. Here is a wrapup on how some of the area teams have fared in recent weeks. Boys tennis Deerfield's tennis team...
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON -- Over the last decade, former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, a prominent lawyer, presidential advisor and biowarfare consultant to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security, has urged the government to counter what he called a...
WASHINGTON — Not since George Wallace, perhaps, has an Alabamian taken as passionate a stand for a lost cause as the one Jeff Sessions is taking now. Bipartisan immigration legislation is making its way inexorably through the Senate Judiciary...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press on Sunday called the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records "unconstitutional" and said the news cooperative had not ruled out legal...
The South Bend piece of the Ray Holycross case has now come to an end with a guilty plea and sentencing to 18 months in jail and to pay restitution. Holycross has now been convicted of theft but the story goes much deeper than that; he was able to gain...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Barack Obama, Trials, Prisons, Laws
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