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15, Apr 2015 - Mahoning Youngstown rape victim finally has her day in court
A verdict has been reached in a Youngstown rape trial that attracted a lot of media attention.
13, Apr 2015 - Travis Former state judge Angus McGinty pleaded guilty to theft of honest services
Former state judge Angus McGinty pleaded guilty on charges accusing him of accepting items of value in exchange for favoragle rulings. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, but he will be sentenced to two years.
12, Apr 2015 - Vancouver massage therapist fails to show up for court appearance
A Vancouver massage therapist is facing criminal charges after police received three separate complaints from clients involving inappropriate and unwanted sexual contact.
12, Apr 2015 - Worcester Cardinal O'Malley opposes death penalty for Boston bomber
While the opposition of the Catholic Church to the death penalty is well-established, Cardinal Sean O'Malley has joined others in voicing their specific opposition to death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
08, Apr 2015 - Stafford McDonnell appeal gains high-profile supporters
Group of former state attorneys general say ?No lunch with a lobbyist if safe? if his conviction is allowed to stand.
08, Apr 2015 - Hawkins Death Row Inmate Kelly Renee Gissendaner's Execution Delayed For Second Time In A Week
The only woman on death row in Georgia has been spared from execution for the second time in a week over concerns about the drug used in the procedure. Kelly Renee Gissendaner was due to be executed for plotting the stabbing death of her husband by her boyfriend, Gregory Owen, who will be up for parole in eight years after accepting a life sentence and testifying against her. Gissendaner was ...
08, Apr 2015 - New York New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Issues a Statement after Announcement of Lawsu
NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Daily News is reporting that the mother of a college student who drowned in a tragic car wreck in Queens is ready to file a lawsuit over her son's death. (EXCLUSIVE: Mother of College Student Drowned in Car Set to Sue...
05, Apr 2015 - Randolph legislators have no love for idea to tax, regulate Internet sweepstakes cafes
Editor’s Note: State legislators banned Internet sweepstakes cafes in 2010, but they have mostly been operating at full throttle ever since as cases wound through state courts. Some argue that the businesses should be taxed to generate revenue for state and local coffers. A Rowan County legislator plans to introduce a bill to do that. What do Randolph legislators think of the idea?
04, Apr 2015 - US court says school yoga does not violate religious freedom
A California court said Friday that yoga classes taught at an elementary school do not violate students' right to religious freedom, after parents complained Hindu and Buddhist doctrines were being promoted. The parents of two students at an Encinitas district school near San Diego said the yoga classes, which were taught as part of the school's physical education curriculum, infringed on their ...
03, Apr 2015 - Guilderland Federal judge cites redistricting failure; legal fees could top $1M
Albany County diluted minority voting power in its 2011 redistricting plan, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a decision that temporarily freezes this year's legislative elections until a new plan is drafted. Senior U.S. Judge Lawrence Kahn's 81-page decision orders the county to submit an amended map of its 39 legislative districts within three weeks -— a timetable aimed at minimizing disruption ...
03, Apr 2015 - Pomona Pomona Shooting: Arrest Warrant Issued For LAPD Officer Henry Solis In Nightclub Homicide Investiga
An ongoing homicide investigation led California authorities to issue an arrest warrant Monday for Henry Solis, a rookie Los Angeles Police Department officer who allegedly shot and killed a 23-year-old man outside a nightclub in Pomona, California, early Friday and has since gone missing. Solis was off-duty when the fatal shooting occurred and failed to show up for work Saturday, the Los ...
01, Apr 2015 - Fort Lauderdale Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say
In a deepening scandal over racist texts and a video shared by former Fort Lauderdale police officers, the Broward Public Defender said he would seek the dismissal of at least 56 pending criminal cases in which four officers were involved.