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Former Retirement Facility Guard Sentenced For Theft

Former Retirement Facility Guard Sentenced For Theft

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A onetime guard for a retirement facility in Albemarle County could spend a year behind bars for stealing large amounts of jewelry. A circuit court judge sentenced 25-year-old Howard Carey (pictured) for stealing from residents of Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. Carey was arrested last year. He was given a total of 80 years for eight felony thefts, but the judge has suspended 79 years of his sentence.

 

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."