Hawaii Man Sentenced to 87 Months Imprisonment for Communicating Classified National Defense Information to Unauthorized Person

Office of Public AffairsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, September 17, 2014 Hawaii Man Sentenced to 87 Months Imprisonment for Communicating Classified National Defense Information to Unauthorized Person Assistant Attorney General  for National Security John P. Carlin and U.S. Attorney Florence T. Nakakuni for the District of Hawaii announced today that Benjamin Pierce Bishop, 60, a former Honolulu, Hawaii, civilian defense contractor and retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army...
  September 17, 2014  

11th Cir. Upholds Hike in Pension Contributions

     (CN) - Gadsden, Ala., did not violate its firefighters' employment contract by raising their required pension contribution from 6 to 8.5 percent to finance the city's unfunded pension liability, the 11th Circuit ruled.     "This case presents a problem common to most cities in the United States," the 25-page opinion begins. "Their pension funds have been operating at a substantial loss, and the cities' long term liabilities are becoming unfu...
  September 17, 2014  

Burger Buyers

     OMAHA - Backyard Burgers of Nebraska can pay $2.7 million to settle a class action alleging that its older receipts improperly contained the last five digits of customers' credit card numbers, rather than the last four digits, a federal judge ruled.
  September 17, 2014  

Retailer Fined $2M for Selling Recalled Products

     (CN) - Meijer, Inc., a regional "hypermarket" based in Walker, Mich., will pay a $2 million civil penalty to settle claims it continued to sell high chairs, vacuum cleaners and other products after they were recalled by their manufacturers.     The agreement settles charges levied by the Consumer Product Safety Commission that the company knowingly sold and distributed 12 different recalled consumer products.     Fed...
  September 17, 2014  

Fugitive Extradited From Czech Republic In Kidnapping, Torture Of Marijuana …

Fugitive Extradited From Czech Republic In Kidnapping, Torture Of Marijuana ...CBS LocalSANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A 35-year-old man extradited from the Czech Republic will appear in an Orange County courtroom Wednesday to face charges of kidnapping, torture and sexual mutilation of a marijuana dispensary owner. Hossein Nayeri ...Suspect in kidnapping, torture extradited to Orange County OCRegisterMan sent to California from Czech Republic on kidnap, torture charges Reuters

Officer-involved shooting case file sent to prosecutor’s office

Officer-involved shooting case file sent to prosecutor's office14 News WFIE Evansville14NEWS has learned a case file for the officer-involved shooting on Sunday has been turned over to the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office for review. The Evansville Police Department believes the seven year veteran involved in the shooting, Ryan ...EPD Identifies Officer Involved in Sunday's Police Action Shooting Tristatehomepage.com

Clerk beaten during armed robbery in Pompano Beach, say deputies

Clerk beaten during armed robbery in Pompano Beach, say deputiesSun SentinelA convenience store clerk was pistol-whipped when three men robbed a Pompano Beach convenience store and a customer early Wednesday, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. There was a heavy presence of deputies about 1 a.m. at the Stop N Go at ...

Felon Ditched by Lawyer to Get Habeas Hearing

     (CN) - A man serving life in Nevada deserves a hearing of his federal habeas petition after being abandoned by his attorney, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday, calling it "deeply troubling" that a similar ruling last week involved the same lawyer.     George Gibbs was convicted more than decade ago for various crimes, including manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of child pornography, and received a life sentence with the poss...
  September 17, 2014  

Feds to make announcement Thursday in Amish children kidnapping case

Feds to make announcement Thursday in Amish children kidnapping case Feds to make announcement Thursday in Amish children kidnapping caseThe Post-Standard - syracuse.comSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Federal prosecutors plan to make an announcement Thursday about last month's kidnapping and sexual abuse of two Amish sisters in St. Lawrence County. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Syracuse will hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m., ...US Attorney To Hold News Conference On St. Lawrence County Kidnapping WWNY TV 7
  September 17, 2014  

Identities of mother, son killed in murder-suicide released

Identities of mother, son killed in murder-suicide releasedWMUR ManchesterThe Attorney General's Office said the bodies of John Trombly, 35, and his mother, Elizabeth Trombly, 69, were found Tuesday morning when police were called to do a welfare check at 1 Meadow Lane. "Once they arrived, they found an adult woman and her ...
  September 17, 2014