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  • U.S. Marshals' deputy charged with stealing bags of marijuana

    U.S. Marshals' deputy charged with stealing bags of marijuana
    A U.S Marshals deputy was charged this week with stealing 24 pounds of marijuana at gunpoint in Northern California, then fleeing from authorities, according to federal court documents. Clorenzo Griffen, a federal deputy from Miami, and two other men...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Insurer Cites Negligence in Refusal to Pay Claim

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The insurer of the "Midnight Rider" production says that it doesn't have to pay a claim, in part because of negligence on the part of the film's producers. New York Marine on Friday responded to the producers' lawsuit...
  • Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down

    Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down
    Same-sex couples in Arizona, Wyoming and Alaska will all be free to obtain marriage licenses by next week after federal judges struck down bans in two of those states Friday and the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request for a further stay in Alaska. U.S....
  • Court: Newport News man admits to stabbing wife to death

    NEWPORT NEWS — Jamila Adams was stabbed to death 11 times in April. The man charged with killing her didn't deny it when questioned by police. "Yes I hurt her with a knife. I stabbed her with a knife…yes I did it," Barharadin Juma said in...
  • Mass Mutual sues JP Morgan over 'smart' retirement trademark

    (Reuters) - Unable to reach a compromise with JPMorgan Chase & Co over the use of the term "smart" in relation to its lucrative retirement savings products, major life insurance provider MassMutual is taking the banking company to court. MassMutual...
  • Walter J. Finnegan: Supreme Court decision, Chinese bid for Waldorf Astoria should make your blood boil

    Notable recent news items, both of which were highlighted in The Morning Call, relate to two disturbing issues: one judicial and one regarding foreign ownership of nonresidential properties. The former was the almost-shocking decision of the Supreme...
  • Hampton same-sex couple one of first to file for divorce

    Hampton same-sex couple one of first to file for divorce
    HAMPTON — Less than two weeks after same-sex marriage became legal in Virginia, a local couple who said their "I dos" in another state has filed for divorce. The couple, who was married for over a year, filed for divorce Wednesday in Hampton...
  • Connecticut man in plea deal for carrying assault weapon on campus

    MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A former University of New Haven student pleaded guilty on Friday to charges stemming from an incident that triggered fears of another Connecticut school massacre in the style of the 2012 Sandy Hook shootings. William Dong, 23,...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices feud over racy emails

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices feud over racy emails
    HARRISBURG — A scandal over government workers sending sexually explicit emails has triggered infighting among justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Chief Justice Ron Castille said Wednesday that Justice Seamus McCaffery sent 234 emails to an...
  • Delaware high court says GM loan documents valid despite error

    (Reuters) - The Delaware Supreme Court said on Friday that creditors are entitled to rely on formal loan documents authorized by secured lenders, even if there is a mistake in the documents. The court was responding to a question from a New York...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice apologizes for sending sexually explicit emails

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice apologizes for sending sexually explicit emails
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery apologized Thursday for forwarding sexually explicit emails he said were meant only for the eyes of friends but became part of an ongoing state government scandal. McCaffery's...