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  • U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay of execution for Arizona inmate

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated a stay of execution for an Arizona inmate who had sued the state demanding more information about the drugs that will be used in the lethal injection procedure he faces. Joseph Wood is one of...
  • Arizona execution is back on as Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit

    Arizona's execution of Joseph Wood was back on for Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a preliminary injunction imposed by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In overturning the 9th Circuit on Tuesday, the high court said a district...
  • Courts hear parents battle over circumcision

    Courts hear parents battle over circumcision
    The boy's fourth birthday is coming up and his mother and father are fighting over a tiny piece of him — his foreskin. Dad wants his son circumcised; mom doesn't. So now a state appellate court may have to decide. This unusual dispute doesn't...
  • Delay sought in trial of Sen. Calderon until after he leaves office

    Delay sought in trial of Sen. Calderon until after he leaves office
    Federal prosecutors have agreed to provide the defense a delay in the corruption trial of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon from September to May 19, 2015, long after the Democrat from Montebello will have left office. Calderon was indicted in February on...
  • Montana judge publicly reprimanded for comments about rape victim

    The Montana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Billings judge for his comments that a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as her rapist when he sentenced the offender to 31 days in...
  • Arundel road-rage murder trial draws wide interest

    Arundel road-rage murder trial draws wide interest
    When a New Jersey police officer goes on trial Monday in Annapolis in the killing of a Lansdowne man during a road rage incident, he won't face the first-degree murder charge alone. Joseph Lamont Walker, 41, will have a defense team that includes a...
  • Northern Virginia cab companies sue Uber, Lyft

    Northern Virginia cab companies sue Uber, Lyft
    A coalition of eight taxicab and limousine companies operating in Northern Virginia filed a civil lawsuit Friday asking a Fairfax County Circuit Court judge to stop app-based Uber and Lyft from operating without complying with state law. San Francisco-...
  • Reputed Outfit member charged in federal extortion case

    Reputed Outfit member charged in federal extortion case
    A reputed member of an Outfit-connected drug ring charged with robbing cartel stash houses also is charged with federal extortion in the beating of a McHenry County man who owed him money and allegedly paying an associate to torch the man's house and car....
  • Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

    (Reuters) - Seven retired National Football League players are appealing a recent settlement between the league and about 5,000 former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, court records show. The appeal, filed in the...
  • Jurors in Jesse Ventura defamation trial go home for the day

    ST. PAUL, Minn. The jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial went home Tuesday afternoon without reaching a verdict. It will resume deliberations Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. A four-woman, six-man jury began deliberations Tuesday...
  • Teen Pleads Guilty To Role In Violent Robbery Of Trinity Students

    HARTFORD — A teenager pleaded guilty Friday to his role in a violent robbery and attack on the Trinity College campus. Taj Banks, 17, of Campfield Avenue in Hartford, pleaded guilty in Superior Court to conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery....