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As a small-business owner on Clay Street, the rough-and-tumble Annapolis community where he grew up, Michael McFarland was keenly aware of the need for mentors for the neighborhood's youth. In the early 1970s, when he owned a laundromat there, he began...
The Hartford CourantAs a federal judge set a January 2013 trial date for four East Haven police officers charged with civil rights violations, the prosecutor Thursday expressed reservations about turning over witness lists to the defense because fellow officers are on it....
Tags: Lawyers, Judges, Prosecution, East Haven, Litigation
The Hartford CourantDealing with immigration law is primarily a federal issue, but over the past 10 years local police departments have issued 14 tickets under an obscure state statute that prohibits businesses from employing someone who is in the country illegally. Half of...
The Hartford CourantThey were known as "Miller's boys," a small group of East Haven officers on the 4-to-midnight shift arrested Tuesday following a long federal investigation and charged with terrorizing Latinos who dared enter the town's borders. Federal authorities...
Tags: Lawyers, Laws, Prosecution, Social Issues, East Haven
Analysts with the National Security Agency see the threats coming at corporate America: viruses, worms and other malware targeting the computer networks that serve the nation's banks, utilities and businesses. But the 64-year-old law that established the...
Sedgwick County Commissioners passed a measure allowing people with concealed carry permits to bring their weapons into some county-owned buildings. Commissioner Richard Ranzau said the law was to help protect the rights of gun owners, "if you can't...
County Councilman Jerry Walker plans to introduce a bill at Monday night's council meeting that would declare English the official language of Anne Arundel County. The Gambrills Republican said the bill is the first in a series he plans to press that...
City and state leaders and voting rights advocates agree on this: After last year's abysmal voter turnout, Baltimore's odd election cycle should be changed to lure more people to the polls and save millions of dollars. But a fierce battle is brewing over...
Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
County Councilman Jerry Walker wants to make English the official language of Anne Arundel County. That would make perfect sense if English weren't already, for all practical purposes, the county's official language. When was the last time you heard...
CNNIran has sentenced an American ex-Marine to death, accusing him of espionage. A court convicted Amir Mirzaei Hekmati of "working for an enemy country," as well as membership in the CIA and "efforts to accuse Iran of involvement in terrorism," the semi-...
Tags: Sarah Shourd, U.S. Army, Crimes, Police Arrests, Tehran (Iran)
FOX 17 ReporterDr. Michael Eric Dyson describes the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to a crowded auditorium. "His global influence is remarkable," the professor and author says. "[He is] the foremost leader of nonviolence, along with Mahatma Gandhi, the world has ever...
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