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  • Drew Ferraro case moved to Burbank

    Drew Ferraro case moved to Burbank
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge relinquished the case involving a former Crescenta Valley High student who killed himself after deeming it "too complicated," court records show. The case stems from the lawsuit filed against the Glendale Unified...
  • GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch

    (Reuters) - General Motors was hit Tuesday with a lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 650 people allegedly injured or killed in accidents involving cars that have been recalled this year for faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit was filed in Manhattan...
  • Appeals court rules Mississippi abortion law unconstitutional

    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - A Mississippi law that would shut down the state's only abortion clinic, forcing women to go outside the state for the procedure, is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. Upholding a lower court's...
  • Boulder County, Colo., told to stop same-sex marriage licenses

    Boulder County, Colo., told to stop same-sex marriage licenses
    The Colorado Supreme Court took another hand in the gay marriage battle Tuesday, ordering Boulder County to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall was the only clerk in the state who had been...
  • Argentina scrambles to avoid default as Wednesday midnight deadline looms

    WASHINGTON Argentina officials met Tuesday with a mediator in New York in a last-ditch move to resolve a dispute with American creditors that has the South American nation on the brink of default, a development that would have dire consequences for the...
  • Court blocks Mississippi from closing state's last abortion clinic

    After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. The law required that all physicians associated...
  • Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions

    Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions
    CHICAGO — NCAA President Mark Emmert provided “arrogant” and “completely unacceptable” responses to Pennsylvania lawmakers’ questions about the Penn State football sanctions, prompting a renewed call to rescind them,...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Colorado court tells county to stop issuing gay marriage permits

    Colorado court tells county to stop issuing gay marriage permits
    DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado's top court ordered the Boulder County Clerk on Tuesday to stop giving out marriage licenses to gay couples while it considers an appeal by the state's attorney-general who says a ban on same-sex nuptials remains in force....
  • Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers

    Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers
    The mother of a Mexican teenager killed in Mexico when at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire north of the border has filed suit, alleging that the agent violated the law, her attorneys and the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday....
  • Judges can't do their jobs without adequately funded courts

    To the editor: Gov. Jerry Brown's outstanding appointments to the California trial and appellate courts will strengthen the judiciary. However, in order to assure access to justice, these judges need open courtrooms and sufficient staff. ("With Cuéllar,...