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  • Court rejects red-light citation for rental driver

    Court rejects red-light citation for rental driver
    An appeals court Wednesday ruled that a rental-car driver's constitutional rights were violated because she did not receive the same treatment as other motorists nabbed by red-light cameras. A three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal upheld...
  • Girl in 'Slenderman' case ordered to undergo competency hearing

    Girl in 'Slenderman' case ordered to undergo competency hearing
    A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend in an attempt to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman." A Wisconsin Forensic Unit psychiatrist had already concluded...
  • Third Lawsuit Charges Sex Abuse At School Decades Ago

    Third Lawsuit Charges Sex Abuse At School Decades Ago
    A third lawsuit has been filed against a Salisbury boarding school, alleging sexual abuse by a teacher in from 1979 to 1981. A 48-year-old man using the pseudonym John Roe filed suit in Waterbury Superior Court claiming that when he was in the 8th and...
  • U.S. jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal jury found three American former Blackwater guards guilty of manslaughter and weapons charges on Wednesday and a fourth of murder in connection with the 2007 killing of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle....
  • Judge declines to rule on Walgreen's move to seal parts of former CFO suit

    Judge declines to rule on Walgreen's move to seal parts of former CFO suit
    A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday declined to rule on Walgreen’s request to seal parts of a defamation lawsuit filed by its former chief financial officer that the drugstore operator said were “confidential and proprietary.”...
  • Towson associate professor suspended amid voyeurism charges in D.C.

    A Washington rabbi who serves as an associate professor at Towson University has been suspended with pay by the school after being arrested and charged with voyeurism by D.C. police last week, school officials said Tuesday. Towson University spokesman...
  • New York state to settle landmark suit over public defenders

    ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - New York state has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming its public defense system is underfunded and violates poor people's rights to counsel a day before the case was set to go to trial. The state will establish a cap on the...
  • Rothstein vs. Rothstein: Divorce postponed, for now

    Rothstein vs. Rothstein: Divorce postponed, for now
    Kim Rothstein will have to wait a little longer to finally be rid of her Ponzi schemer husband — and the "Mrs. Scott Rothstein" moniker. The infamous couple's no-fault divorce, which was expected to be finalized Monday morning at a brief court...
  • Jury Awards $7M In Damages To Family Of DOT Employee Struck By Truck

    Jury Awards $7M In Damages To Family Of DOT Employee Struck By Truck
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury in Hartford has awarded $7.29 million in damages to the family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor who was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Route 8 in March 2012. Daniel R. DiNardi, 41, of...
  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to...
  • Ruling Puts Hartford On Hook For Back Payments To Displaced Tenants

    Ruling Puts Hartford On Hook For Back Payments To Displaced Tenants
    HARTFORD — The city violated a decades-old agreement requiring it to provide financial assistance and other benefits for tenants displaced by fires and forced out by unlivable conditions, a Superior Court judge in Hartford has ruled, and the city...