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Unwelcome birthday party results in unexpected expense

No-knock warrants, prosecutors, DNA genealogy round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 45th anniversary of Baltimore Orioles great Eddie Murray‘s first career home run. The Hall of Famer would end his 21-year career with 504 round trippers.

Here are some other news items.

— Jury awards $450,000 to Kentucky man thrown unwanted company birthday party.

— No-knock warrants are granted with little judicial scrutiny, news report states.

— Is the United States suffering from a shortage of prosecutors?

— Police use of forensic genealogy to solve cold cases raises privacy concerns.