RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Justice System

A collection of news and information related to Justice System published by this site and its partners.

Top Justice System Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat

    A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat
    When last we visited with Sherlock Holmes, a federal judge had just saved him from the clutches of perhaps his most menacing foe ever -- the copyright law.  Now an appeals judge has saved the great detective from an even greater threat -- extortion by a...
  • 5 life sentences for man convicted in '08 'execution style' slayings

    5 life sentences for man convicted in '08 'execution style' slayings
    A Chicago man was sentenced today to five life sentences for the 2008 killings of five people who were shot "execution style" during home invasion on the South Side, prosecutors said. Torolan Williams, 28, was found guilty in May of five counts of first-...
  • Finally, the last of Hawaii's voters cast ballots in primary

    An election that stretched almost a week beyond its expected end was coming to a calm close Friday as Hawaii voters disenfranchised by Tropical Storm Iselle cast ballots that will decide a hard-fought U.S.  Senate fight. As polls opened at 7 a.m. on the...
  • Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say

    Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney was dealt a significant setback Friday when elections officials determined that he did not collect enough signatures to appear on the November ballot. Russell A....
  • New Mexico sheriff charged with chasing, pistol-whipping man

    A New Mexico sheriff and his son have been arrested and charged with pistol-whipping and beating a man after a pursuit and depriving him of his civil rights, according to court documents unsealed Friday. Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella, 56, and...
  • FSU's Jameis Winston says blazing spotlight 'fueled his fury'

    FSU's Jameis Winston says blazing spotlight 'fueled his fury'
    TALLAHASSEE — Life was much simpler for Jameis Winston last August. Almost exactly a year ago, the prodigious quarterback was the main attraction at Florida State's media day. Winston took a seat in the middle of a large classroom as reporters...
  • Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal

    Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal
    The family of former UCF football player Ereck Plancher may still be able to collect millions in damages directly from the school's athletic department. The Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to consider arguments in the ongoing litigation between...
  • Sheriff and son accused of pistol-whipping New Mexico motorist

    FBI agents arrested a New Mexico sheriff and his son on Friday after the lawman allegedly pistol-whipped a motorist following a high-speed car chase, officials said. Prosecutors say Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella, 56, was not wearing his...
  • Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault

    Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault
    A University of Maryland lacrosse player was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, his lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped a felony sex assault charge against Benjamin Chisolm and a...
  • Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant

    Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant
    A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies over emissions of harmful pollutants from its Vernon battery recycling plant, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. Exide on Aug. 8 received a “grand jury subpoena from the...