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  • 'I can't turn it off'

    More than 25 years after being pressed into a life of addiction and prostitution, Ann Battle thinks she may have found a better path. Battle, 38, says she was only 11 when an adult she doesn't want to identify rented her out to support his own drug...
  • Other Duke players, parents file lawsuit

    For years, they had met over sandwiches and Bloody Marys at tailgate parties before their sons' games. But yesterday, parents of the 2006 Duke lacrosse team gathered for a more somber purpose: to announce a federal court suit against the university and...
  • Fresh faceoff at Loyola

    Fresh faceoff at Loyola
    In April 2006, Duke lacrosse player Collin Finnerty, looking pale and dazed, was marched into a wood-paneled North Carolina courtroom to be formally accused of raping an exotic dancer at a team party. Two years later, Finnerty - vindicated along with two...
  • Voters adopt pot law reform in Mass., Mich.

    Voters in Colorado and South Dakota rejected ballot measures yesterday that could have led to sweeping bans of abortion, and Washington became only the second state --after Oregon -- to offer terminally ill people the option of physician-assisted suicide....
  • Cause lives on

    The owners of Barbaro announced yesterday, on the anniversary of his death, that the ashes of the colt who became a symbol of courage and perseverance for many will be buried at Churchill Downs, the site of his 2006 Kentucky Derby win. Most will recall...
  • An epidemic's unseen cause

    While just a teenager in the 1970s, she danced on The Block, where she snorted cocaine and heroin and sold sex in backrooms. Later, with her addictions firmly rooted, she set out on her own, offering her body on the streets of West Baltimore as a deadly...
  • Gang problem hemorrhaging

    Anthony Taylor Jr. was killed over the color red. The 20-year-old Bloods gang member was partying with friends past midnight, hanging out on the corner of Guilford Avenue and East 22nd Street, a red bandana tied to his belt. But police said a member...
  • Man, 23, gets 2 life terms plus 100 years in light rail kidnapping

    A 23-year-old bulldozer driver was sentenced Friday to spend the rest of his life in prison for the armed kidnapping and robbery of two teenagers last October at a light-rail station in Timonium and the subsequent rape of one of the victims. Kiheem Malik...
  • Archives: 20 years after Bias' death, schools still falter with scandals

    Archives: 20 years after Bias' death, schools still falter with scandals
    It was a pleasant, late-March evening on the Duke campus and the tulips were blooming near the neo-Gothic chapel. But university president Richard Brodhead could hardly enjoy the night air. As Brodhead, a silver-haired scholar of 19th-century American...
  • For rabbi, stance on execution evolves

    It was a speech like no other that Rabbi Rex Perlmeter had given -- delivered inside a Baptist church and pressing the argument that the death penalty is "killing the soul of this country." When he finished his talk last week at Mount Hope Baptist Church...
  • Victim's family awaits killer's execution

    The Romano family is getting ready. Betty Romano, mother of Dawn Marie Garvin, has pulled out two of her slain daughter's stuffed animals to bring along if the state carries out the death penalty against the killer. She has affixed handmade signs to...
  • Lost lives, lost hopes mourned

    Dawn Marie Garvin would be 37 years old now, and her family has no doubt that she'd have a house full of kids and a successful accounting career. She'd be an aunt to her brother's stepson and two little girls, one of whom is named after her. She'd...