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  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    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...
  • Brevard judge who got into courthouse fistfight faces formal charges

    Brevard judge who got into courthouse fistfight faces formal charges
    The Brevard County judge who got into a hallway scuffle with a lawyer following a courtroom argument in which he threatened to beat the man is now facing the prospect of removal from office. The state agency that polices judges, the Judicial...
  • Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident

    Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident
    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,...
  • Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges

    Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges
    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...
  • 'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

    'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges
    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. Sedrish on...
  • Donald Sterling loses court battle to prevent sale of Clippers

    Donald Sterling loses court battle to prevent sale of Clippers
    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...
  • Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

    Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina
    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,...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    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...
  • Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

    Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized
    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...
  • Jury set in McDonnell trial

    Jury set in McDonnell trial
    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...
  • McDonnell trial: Tidbits of first-week testimony

    RICHMOND — The trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell is nothing short of a Virginia spectacle. Here are some tidbits from the first week of testimony that didn't make it into our coverage, or that got glossed over more quickly than deserved. Star...