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John Lennon’s killer denied parole for 7th time in N.Y.

ALBANY, N.Y. — John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Thursday. Mark David Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, ...

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Law blog roundup (access required)

It’s Monday and that means two things: No basketball for another three days and the roundup. Here are my choices for the final four (at least for this week): — An alleged Manhattan madam has a discriminating taste in lawyers. ...

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Feds reach out to dealers in stolen historic documents case

Federal investigators said Wednesday they are reaching out to collectors and dealers, hoping to find more historic documents stolen by a disgraced presidential memorabilia collector. Barry Landau, 63, and his 24-year-old assistant, Jason Savedoff, both from New York City, pleaded ...

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Maryland among 11 states suing EPA over soot rules

NEW YORK — New York, Maryland and nine other states filed a lawsuit Friday designed to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the lawsuit filed in ...

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After guilty plea from collector, a hunt for stolen documents’ owners

A guilty plea from a presidential memorabilia collector and author in a scheme to steal from unsuspecting archives for profit leaves investigators with a hunt for the owners of thousands of documents. More than 10,000 documents were seized from Barry ...

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Presidential historian pleads guilty to document theft scheme

A memorabilia collector and self-styled expert on presidential history pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal thousands of documents signed by leaders throughout U.S. history. Barry Landau, whose knowledge of the White House earned him appearances on network morning shows, ...

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Occupy protesters start march from NYC to D.C.

NEW YORK — Flanked by police scooters, about two dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters started a two-week walk from New York to Washington on Wednesday. The activists left Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park, marched past the World Trade Center site and boarded ...

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