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  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...
  • Louisiana AG disagrees with ruling that would free 'Angola Three' inmate

    By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana's attorney general disagreed on Friday with a federal court ruling overturning the conviction of the last of the prisoners known as the "Angola Three," who has spent 42 years in solitary confinement. The 5th...
  • Landmark state pension law struck down by Springfield judge

    Landmark state pension law struck down by Springfield judge
    A judge on Friday struck down the state’s landmark pension law that sought to fix Illinois’ $104.6 billion government retirement system debt, declaring the measure unconstitutional and clearing a path for a showdown in the Illinois Supreme...
  • Aereo Files for Bankruptcy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Aereo, the Internet TV-streaming service that suffered a crushing legal defeat at the Supreme Court this summer, said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. "Chapter 11 will permit Aereo to maximize the value of...
  • Aereo files for bankruptcy protection

    Aereo files for bankruptcy protection
    Aereo Inc., the online video streaming service backed by businessman and Television Hall of Fame member Barry Diller, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday night, five months after an unfavorable Supreme Court ruling. The service had allowed...
  • Florida Supreme Court to weigh arguments from other schools in support of UCFAA in Plancher appeal

    Florida Supreme Court to weigh arguments from other schools in support of UCFAA in Plancher appeal
    The Florida Supreme Court will consider arguments by other state schools support the UCF Athletics Associations' bid to limit damages paid in the Ereck Plancher case, according to records obtained by the Orlando Sentinel. UCF Athletics Association and...
  • Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

    Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina
    Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban. The move, which paves the way for...
  • Judge Krause faces no punishment for Facebook post

    Judge Krause faces no punishment for Facebook post
    The Seminole County judge accused of using Facebook to campaign on behalf of her husband in his unsuccessful run for judge will face no new sanctions, according to court paperwork made public today. Seminole County Judge Debra Krause had previously...
  • Judge rules man must face court for choking girlfriend until she passed out

    Judge rules man must face court for choking girlfriend until she passed out
    A Bethlehem man charged with attempted homicide after he allegedly choked his girlfriend until she passed out must face Northampton County Court, a district judge ruled Tuesday. Raheem Meekins, 37, of the 600 block of Williams Street was charged on...
  • GOP operative Bainter appeals court ruling to release redistricting records

    GOP operative Bainter appeals court ruling to release redistricting records
      TALLAHASSEE  — A Republican consultant at the heart of Florida's two-year redistricting fight on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to delay the release of hundreds of private emails and records while it appeals a decision to disclose the...
  • Charges Dropped In Hartford Shooting Case

    Charges Dropped In Hartford Shooting Case
    HARTFORD — A city man who'd been charged in connection with a March 2013 street robbery and shooting had the charges against him dropped Friday in Superior Court in Hartford. DeShawn Jennings, 36, had been charged with first-degree assault,...