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  • Virginia Supreme Court: Dominion can't bypass James City zoning for new power line project

    Virginia Supreme Court: Dominion can't bypass James City zoning for new power line project
    JAMES CITY — The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the State Corporation Commission was wrong in exempting the state's largest electricity provider from needing local approval for a crucial part of its proposed James River power line. The...
  • Lake County courts: Gary man gets prison for attack on boss

    Lake County courts: Gary man gets prison for attack on boss
    A Gary man was sentenced Thursday by Lake Superior Court Judge Samuel Cappas to 10 years for aggravated battery in a beating of his former boss. Jonathan R. Benyoun, 28, admitted in court last month that he was at Country Market, 2550 Arthur St., in...
  • Virginia Supreme Court: Dominion can't bypass local zoning for new power line project

    Virginia Supreme Court: Dominion can't bypass local zoning for new power line project
    The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the State Corporation Commission was wrong in exempting the state's largest electricity provider from needing local approval for a crucial part of its proposed James River power line. The high court said...
  • PA attorney general Kane gets OK to restart two grand juries

    PA attorney general Kane gets OK to restart two grand juries
    HARRISBURG — Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter, embroiled in Attorney General Kathleen Kane's grand jury leak problems, is out as supervising jurist of statewide investigating grand juries in eastern Pennsylvania. Supreme Court Chief...
  • Hillary Clinton evolves on gay marriage; calls for Supreme Court support

    Hillary Clinton evolves on gay marriage; calls for Supreme Court support
    In a move sure to please activists who had been frustrated by her conditional support for same-sex marriage, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign says she now wants the Supreme Court to back marriage equality as a constitutional right. Clinton has...
  • State judge strikes down Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage, but decision put on hold

    LEXINGTON, Ky. A Franklin Circuit Court judge on Thursday struck down Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage, although he immediately put his decision on hold because the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on that ban in less than two weeks. Judge...
  • Ex-judge who posted details of Theron adoption loses license

    The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to avoid a disciplinary hearing following his bribery...
  • Judge tosses discrimination suit involving all-girls school

    A federal judge in Wilmington on Thursday dismissed a discrimination lawsuit against Delaware education officials filed on behalf of students at an all-female charter school trying to stave off a second state-ordered closure. Chief U.S. District Court...
  • Canton Sip & Bite owner pleads guilty in cocaine sting

    Canton Sip & Bite owner pleads guilty in cocaine sting
    The owner of the Canton diner Sip & Bite, who was previously charged in a federal cocaine sting in Virginia, has pleaded guilty in the case, federal court records show. Anthony Vasiliades, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with...
  • Cliven Bundy supporter pleads guilty to threatening federal official

    Cliven Bundy supporter pleads guilty to threatening federal official
    An out-of-state supporter of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has pleaded guilty in a federal court in Pennsylvania to making threats against a Bureau of Land Management enforcement official during Bundy’s 2014 standoff against federal officials over...
  • High court hopeful: $500,000 should level GOP playing field

    A candidate who received the largest single campaign contribution reported so far in Pennsylvania's Supreme Court race said Thursday that the $500,000 will make him competitive in the May 19 Republican primary. Adams County Judge Mike George said...