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  • U.S. appeals court rules for GM over Spyker's Saab sale

    (Reuters) - General Motors Co persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker NV accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of...
  • Norwich Man Found Guilty In Murder Of Energy Scientist

    Norwich Man Found Guilty In Murder Of Energy Scientist
    NEW LONDON — A Superior Court jury Friday found Mozzelle Brown guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the May 2004 killing of prominent energy scientist Eugene Mallove. Jurors reached their verdict Friday afternoon after...
  • Suspected Drunken Driver Appears In Court After Fatal Thanksgiving Crash

    Suspected Drunken Driver Appears In Court After Fatal Thanksgiving Crash
    HARTFORD — A city woman is accused of causing a fatal crash by slamming into another car while driving drunk on I-84 last year, pushing it off the elevated highway. State police said Cherri Shanika Brooks had a blood alcohol content of .226...
  • Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fannie Mae has reached a $170 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its finances, risk management and mortgage exposure before it was seized by the U.S. government during the 2008 financial...
  • Suspect in Oviedo mom's death silent during court hearing

    An Oviedo man accused of killing his mother before fleeing to Maryland on Thursday briefly appeared in court in that state as authorities moved forward with plans to return him to Florida. Joshua Galin Ortiz, 20, is accused of second-degree homicide...
  • Court: Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved

    Court: Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved
    Jim Thorpe's remains will stay in the Pennsylvania town named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his native Oklahoma....
  • Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time

    Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time
    The man accused of jumping the White House fence Wednesday evening and being stopped by a K-9 unit was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors, and he also faces charges alleging he tried to break into the White House complex and the Treasury in July....
  • Judge Issues Injunction to Prohibit Aereo's Live Broadcast Streams

    A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction that officially prohibits Aereo from offering unauthorized streams of broadcast programming. The judge's action is not a surprise given the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of broadcasters in June. But...
  • Donald Sterling negotiating dismissal of federal lawsuit against NBA

    Donald Sterling negotiating dismissal of federal lawsuit against NBA
    Attorneys for Donald Sterling and the NBA are negotiating the possible dismissal of his federal antitrust lawsuit against the league, according to court filings Thursday. The development grew out of a meeting last week between Maxwell Blecher,...
  • Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino pleads not guilty in tax-fraud case

    Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino pleads not guilty in tax-fraud case
    Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax charges in a New Jersey court on Thursday. The "Jersey Shore" alum, 32, who along with his brother Marc was indicted in September, appeared in U.S. District Court for the arraignment,...
  • FSU selects who will oversee Jameis Winston's discipline hearing

    FSU selects who will oversee Jameis Winston's discipline hearing
    FSU has selected the person who will oversee Jameis Winston’s code of conduct hearing. Major Harding, 79, will direct the discipline hearing, according to Tallahassee television station WCTV and later confirmed by the Orlando Sentinel.¬†Harding...