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  • Dodger Stadium attacker pleads guilty to federal weapons charge

    Dodger Stadium attacker pleads guilty to federal weapons charge
    One of two men who admitted to brutally beating a San Francisco Giants fan at a 2011 Dodgers game pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal weapons charge. Marvin Norwood, 34, was previously sentenced to four years in state prison after pleading guilty in...
  • Gun Maker Gets Newtown Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

    HARTFORD (AP) — Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit filed against it by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding. Nine families sued...
  • Supreme Court won't take up fight over ownership of looted art at Norton Simon Museum

    A New York woman who has been fighting for years over ownership of two Renaissance masterpieces seized by the Nazis during World War II won a legal round this week when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant a hearing on a Southern California museum's...
  • Supreme Court asked to scale back landmark fair housing law

    The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it may be about to chip away at  another 1960s-era civil rights law. At issue is the Fair Housing Act of 1968, passed a week after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The law makes it illegal to refuse to...
  • Both sides upbeat after hearing about fatal border shooting

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican 15-year-old boy across the border should be accountable in U.S. district court because all of his actions were in the country, an attorney for the boy's parents told judges Wednesday. "There is no...
  • Appeals court in NY upholds life sentence for bin Laden secretary in '98 embassy bombings

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence for Osama bin Laden's one-time secretary after his conviction in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Wadih El-Hage was re-sentenced...
  • Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing

    Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing
    "This kid is a vicious killer and he knows the system." That's what Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Wanda Heard had scribbled as she listened to the case against Dane Shives Jr., a member of the Dead Man Inc. gang charged with a double shooting in 2010...
  • Wrigley rooftops sue Cubs, accusing team of price-fixing scheme

    Wrigley rooftops sue Cubs, accusing team of price-fixing scheme
    A group of Wrigley rooftop businesses sued the Chicago Cubs and team chairman Tom Ricketts in federal court Tuesday, accusing the team of violating the terms of its revenue-sharing contract and trying to create a price-fixing scheme that would...
  • For the record

    State Supreme Court: In the Jan. 21 California section, an article about two new California Supreme Court justices included biographies and photos of the court's seven justices. The photos of longtime Justices Kathryn Mickle Werdegar and Carol A. Corrigan...
  • Stand Your Ground remains a possible defense for felons

    Stand Your Ground remains a possible defense for felons
    The Florida Supreme Court no longer plans to use a Palm Beach County case to examine whether felons can use the state's Stand Your Ground self-defense law to avoid serious criminal charges. In July, the state's highest court announced it would consider...
  • Accused Serial Killer Does Not Care For Prosecutor

    HARTFORD — At a routine hearing where he agreed to have retired superior court judge preside over his trial, accused serial killer Pedro Miranda expressed disdain for the court process, prosecutor David Zagaja and the jury that three years ago...