| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
The change quietly went...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Stockton man whose police mugshot went viral and earned him the nickname "handsome felon" faces a federal gun possession charge, according a new indictment.
Jeremy Meeks, 30, was charged Thursday with being a felon in possession of a semi-automatic...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Justin Bieber pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor vandalism for egging a former neighbor's home in Calabasas and was ordered to pay $80,900 in restitution.
Bieber, who did not appear in court, also was ordered to serve two years' probation,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Shane Lamb, who turned state’s witness against a former co-worker in the notorious disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager, is now being held in McHenry County Jail on a $300,000 bond in an unrelated case.
Judge Sharon Prather on...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Judge Michael Levanas allowed the sale of the Clippers to go forward Monday afternoon, ruling in favor of Shelly Sterling on all three counts in a probate court trial against Donald Sterling.
The ruling in Los Angeles Superior Court included an...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man.
Through messages posted on a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:39 PM
Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina.
Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states.
But the only state that...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday.
The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a...