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Chicken-Wing Assault Leaves None Dead, Three Under Arrest

Beverly Campbell objected to being stopped by police on September 23, for allegedly driving the wrong way down a one-way street.  Campbell, who is 61 and had just left a party at a local community center, was arrested after assaulting…


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$2.50 Shoplifting Case Enters Third Year of Legal Proceedings

The Associated Press reported earlier this month that a case in the city of Plover, Wisconsin, is about to enter the third year of proceedings involving the alleged theft of hair ties worth $2.45 from a local grocery store. The…


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Ban Sought on Using Defendant’s Nickname

Arguments were held Friday in a Pennsylvania criminal case about whether the defendant may be referred to as "scuz" during the course of his murder trial.  Defense attorney Laurence Harmelin argued that the term would prejudice the jury, and cited…