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Broadened Clemency Rules Could Affect Thousands of Inmates
iStock 360/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Prison inmates serving sentences for nonviolent crimes have been offered broader guidelines for seeking clemency, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday. The new rules, only eligible to prisoners who have already served 10 years behind bars, will ...
Most Bizarre Baby Name...Ever?
iStock 360/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- How far would you go to ensure your baby’s name stands out? At least five babies in the United States have been named Zzyzx, pronounced “Zay-Zix,” according to a check of Social Security Administration records by the website eBabyNames.com. Participants in ...
Suspect Identified by Intelligence-Led Policing
WICHITA - Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter has had his department looking into the policing strategy, Intelligence-Led Policing. During the past year the Sheriff’s Office has started implementing Intelligence-Led Policing. With the assistance of Sedgwick County GIS and other county IT resources,
Chris Brown's Trial Postponed to Late June
Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC (WASHINGTON) -- After being postponed twice, Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault trial was expected to start Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Superior Court. But the trial has been delayed once again. The Washington Post reports the judge overseeing the case ...
MTV Video Music Awards to Air Live from Los Angeles Forum
MTV (NEW YORK) -- Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards became the first awards show to take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. This year, the show, which airs on Aug. 24, will be the first-ever awards telecast at the Los Angeles Forum. That legendary venue dates back to 1967, and has hosted ...
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III Will Drive Pace Car at Richmond
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car at NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday. Griffin III will go through pace car training with Dale Earnhardt Jr. this week, the raceway announced on
Prince Charles' Brother-In-Law Dies Following Head Injury
Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Prince Charles' brother-in-law Mark Shand has died following a head injury. He was 62. "It is with deep sadness that we have to confirm that The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, has today passed away in New York. Mr. Shand died in ...
New Home Sales Down 14.5% in March
iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- For the second month in a row, the number of Americans purchasing new homes has taken a plunge. The Commerce Department reported on Wednesday that sales of newly-built homes dropped more than 14 percent in March to the lowest rate since July of last year. "[It's a]
Suns' Goran Dragic Named NBA's Most Improved Player
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was named the NBA's most improved player, the league announced Wednesday. Dragic averaged 20.3 points a game this season along with 5.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds. Dragic received 408 of a possible 1,134 points, including 65
Phil Jackson: Dolan's 'Been Loyal' to Promise
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson wants people who believe in his vision moving forward in 2014. Jackson addressed the team's vacant head coaching position on Wednesday and shot down the report in the New York Daily News that said owner James Dolan