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Tales from the crypt? (access required)

TAZEWELL—A high school teacher who allegedly took two students to a burial vault and handled human remains was simply pursuing an interest in history, her lawyer said. “Possibly poor judgment, but not to the level of a felony,” Candace Lee ...

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Hurry, hurry, hurry (access required)

In New Cumberland, W.Va., a man facing robbery charges will receive a new trial after a juror was overheard to say the defendant should be convicted quickly so jurors could go home. The statement was allegedly made when the 12 ...

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Cop talk (access required)

Anyone who ever played cops-and-robbers as a kid, listened to a police scanner or watched TV shows such as “Dragnet” or “Adam-12” knows that “10-4” and other codes beginning with 10 are radio cop-speak for “OK,” or “officer down” or ...

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