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Ex-Illinois Judge Gets 2-Year Term in Drug Scandal

Ex-Illinois judge gets 2-year term in drug scandal
LOUIS, Ill.—A disgraced Illinois judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal that included a fellow jurist's cocaine death was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison on heroin and weapons charges. U.S. District Judge Joe Billy McDade …
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Column: Even Thibodeau Can't Defend This Clunker

Column: Even Thibodeau can't defend this clunker
But mostly, he doubled down on what he knows best — treating every defensive stand like it was the last. So no one had to remind Thibodeau the Bulls were just 4-12 this season when they gave up 100 or more points, worse… Continue reading

San Jose Drug Addiction Rehab Center I (408) 971-7811

San Jose Drug Addiction Rehab Center I (408) 971-7811

Milpitas crime summaries for April 18 issue
That evening, 31-year-old San Jose resident Tommy Letrung Tran allegedly drove his black 1997 Lexus 400 sedan into a city-owned sound wall near Weller Lane, causing major front end damage to the vehicle,… Continue reading

NBA: Grizzlies Guard Gets 20-Game Suspension

NBA: Grizzlies guard gets 20-game suspension
Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes has been suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. The league said Friday night in a … The key to the Pacers' regaining their early-season form will be getting All-Star center Roy …
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Lightning Coach: Malone's Charges Not Distraction

Lightning coach: Malone's charges not distraction
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Saturday that Malone "is subject to mandatory evaluation" under the substance abuse program agreed to by the league and the players' union, and "his future playing status" will be determined based on the terms of …
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Berkeley Council Hears Minimum Wage Increase Pleas

Berkeley Council hears minimum wage increase pleas
San Francisco adopted an increased minimum wage in 2004, while San José passed its higher minimum wage in 2012. Oakland and Richmond are considering new minimum wage laws, and the California legislature recently passed AB10, which will raise …
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Saltzman Puts 'Workforce Housing' on Agenda

Saltzman puts 'workforce housing' on agenda
“This limits the opportunity for PHB to invest in new projects in the future, since most loans — more than $ 300 million — will be spent once rather than loaned, recovered, and used again for additional projects,” according to the city audit. Saltzman… Continue reading

Iran: Rouhani Talks Peace, Outreach at Army Parade

Iran: Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade
Tehran denies the charge, saying its nuclear activities — mainly those surrounding its uranium enrichment, which is a possible pathway to nuclear arms — are meant for peaceful purposes only, such as power generation and cancer treatment. Iran also …
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49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at Los Angeles Airport
Smith played in that game and then went on a five-week voluntary leave to attend a substance-abuse treatment facility. Smith is also … to reckless driving. He was injured nine months later as a passenger in a single-car accident near his… Continue reading

Montclair Merchants Ready for Sixth Annual Restaurant Walk

Montclair merchants ready for sixth annual Restaurant Walk
All proceeds benefit Montclair Lions Club charities and local nonprofits, including the Boy Scouts, and the music program at Skyline High School. Five hundred tickets are … This year, the club will discuss the possibility of putting money toward the …
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