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Topic - William Alexander
A Pueblo judge has denied a request by a man convicted of murder to have his 42-year prison sentence reduced by a decade.
A judge has approved a $186,000 settlement of a lawsuit stemming from a wreck that killed two Rocky Mount volunteer firefighters.
An off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer fired shots at a man attempting to steal the officer's car from outside his Clinton home Friday morning, according to police.
One Prince George's County strip club was ordered closed and another faces possible sanctions after a shooting and double stabbing at the two businesses, according to police.
Police are searching for the men who shot an armored truck guard and stole something from the parking lot of an Oxon Hill Save-A-Lot on Tuesday afternoon.
Barely known in a literary field dominated by brand names like "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," William Alexander scored the National Book Award for Young People's Literature by tapping into his burning love for books when he was 11 years old.
The National Book Awards honored both longtime writers and new authors, from Louise Erdrich for "The Round House" to Katherine Boo for her debut work, "Beyond the Beautiful Forevers."
The National Book Awards on Wednesday honored both longtime writers and new authors, from Louise Erdrich for "The Round House" to Katherine Boo for her debut work, "Beyond the Beautiful Forevers."
Jury selection began Monday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of two Virginia Tech students killed during a campus rampage nearly five years ago.
The Pueblo Chieftain reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1ficsPY ) that District Judge William Alexander denied 22-year-old Devin Downey's request, noting that the man avoided a potential life sentence with his plea.
"I'm not aware of 240 kids trying to kill themselves, but that's a scary little piece of data," Alexander said. "In any given moment, my staff is dealing with multiple people who are struggling with suicidal thoughts."