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For years, writer Laura Albert went to strange lengths to hide her identity behind an alter ego named JT LeRoy.
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Prosecutors announced they would charge a graduate student in the crash that killed journalist David Halberstam, saying the younger man ran a red light while making an illegal left turn.
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Chicago's biggest mob trial in years started Thursday with a prosecutor urging the jury to forget what they know about movie mobsters and see the now-elderly defendants for who they are: men who "committed brutal crimes on behalf of the Chicago Outfit."
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Jurors in Phil Spector's murder trial were bombarded Tuesday with photos of actress Lana Clarkson's face, some showing blood oozing from her mouth and nose, as a forensic analyst described her wounds.
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June
19
• Killer of abortion provider gets second life sentence
• Sources: New Orleans nurses offered immunity in deaths
• Disbarred Duke D.A. stripped of badge
• Judge in Anna Nicole Smith case says he'll retire
• Hilton prosecutor hushed up wife's crash
• Fake firefighter says he had a death wish
 
June
18
• Duke, ex-lacrosse players reach settlement
• Big Chicago mob trial promises to be a hit
• Disbarred Duke prosecutor faces lawsuits, ruin
• New York City pays $29,000 for arresting topless woman
• Fake firefighter gets 18 years to life for bizarre attack
June
16
• Duke lacrosse prosecutor disbarred
• Duke lacrosse prosecutor disbarred
 
June
15
• Judge can't fix government's $100 million boo-boo
• Victim's dad can seek rights to O.J. Simpson's book
• Slain police chief was my friend, suspect says
• Duke lacrosse DA says he'll resign
June
14
• Seale convicted in 1964 deaths of black teens
• High court rules against unions on election spending
• Fashion designer faces sex charges
 
June
13
• Judge aims to have pants suit ironed out next week
• Cop: Duke prosecutor pushed rape case despite doubts
June
12
• Texas delays woman's execution
• Hells Angels convicted of racketeering
• Duke prosecutor's ethics trial begins
• Spector trial focuses on gun, DNA
• Ex-Klansman: Fear silenced me for 43 years
• N.J. court will let child move to Japan in custody case
 
June
11
• Federal court rules against enemy combatant policy
• Murder conviction upheld despite Zoloft defense
• Ex-Klansman won't testify, defense says
June
9
• Lawyer: Officer urges dropping Haditha charges against Marine
 
June
8
• Phil Spector trial shows ugly side of Hollywood
• Wife who killed pastor husband may serve 60 days
June
7
• Former U.N. official convicted of bribery, fraud
• Some see dead mayor's face in sycamore tree
 
June
6
• Judge who fixed divorce cases sent to prison
• Ex-cop executed for Houston woman's murder
• Spector jurors shown bloody gun
• Ex-Klansman testifies about whipping black teens
June
5
• ACLU: Who's botching the executions?
• Actress shot at Spector mansion was despondent
• Energy magnate's ex wins $184M divorce verdict
• U.S.: KKK kidnapped, beat and drowned black teens
 
June
4
• 10 charged with alleged Laos plot
• Racially mixed jury chosen to hear KKK cold case
• Spector defense can't use 'diary,' judge rules
• Condemned killer wants to go out with a joke
June
3
• Birkhead sues attorney in Anna Nicole Smith baby fight
 
June
1
• Frail and smiling, 'Dr. Death' walks out of prison
• Teacher sues kids over teddy bear movie
May
31
• Release of 'Dr. Death' brings painful memories
• Scalia's daughter gets probation for DUI
• Spector defense hones in on crime lab flubs
• UAE presses Bush on child jockey lawsuit
 
May
30
• KKK victim's brother: 'We're at the doorstep of justice'
• Lawyer says Smith baby daddy didn't pay legal fees
• Coroner: Gun apparently forced into victim's mouth
May
29
• Retired priest denies role in 1960 slaying
 
May
28
• Gunshot lasted seconds, will be analyzed for days
• Ailing 'Dr. Death' to leave prison
May
27
• Texas woman on death row still represents rarity
 
May
26
• American extradited on terror charges
May
25
• Ohio lethal injection takes 2 hours, 10 tries
• Famed expert's credibility takes a hit at Spector trial
• BETonSPORTS pleads guilty
 
May
24
• Young man guilty of murdering parents, sisters
• Judge: Arsonists were eco-terrorists
May
23
• Judge: Spector's expert hid victim's fingernail
• Two ex-Coke workers sentenced in Pepsi plot deal
• Court upholds death sentence for child rape
• In the end, undercover kitten got his man
• Fake firefighter convicted in sex assault case
 
May
22
• Woman gets up to 50 years for fetus-snatching try
• Driver sentenced in fatal wood-chipper crash
• Witness: Sex assault suspect posed as Katrina survivor
May
21
• Spector driver's English skills challenged
• Court: Parents don't need lawyer to sue school
• Hit man with conscience thwarts plan to kill family
• Grainy video key in Iraq vet shooting case
 
May
20
• Eight wives not enough for convicted bigamist
May
18
• Barbie Bandit: 'Stuff we did was pretty ignorant'
• Missing girl's dad indicted on fatal child abuse charges
• Lone juror spares killer of 7 from death row
 
May
17
• Woman, son sentenced for faked retardation
• Court hears latest Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal
• Man imprisoned for rape he didn't commit to get $5 million
• Video: Spector says he was too short to shoot actress
• Driver's 911 call: 'I think my boss killed somebody'
May
16
• Canada's foreign stripper ban targets abuse
• Cop pleads not guilty to taped bartender beating
• 'Bike Path Rapist' pleads guilty to murders
• No damages for student who said 'That's so gay'
 
May
15
• CIA agent links al Qaeda form to Padilla
• 'Courteous bandit' walks out of jail
• U.S. wants arsonists sentenced as terrorists
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