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  • Man pleads guilty to beating, starving pit bull, is sentenced to jail

    Man pleads guilty to beating, starving pit bull, is sentenced to jail
    Phillip Rodriguez painted a picture of a broken home in front of a packed audience at the Palm Beach County Courthouse. His mother and stepfather used drugs, and when his mother died in January from cirrhosis of the liver he snapped. He beat his dog, he...
  • Hernandez Co-Defendant's Attorney Says Police Were Coercive

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An attorney for a man who was charged with murder along with ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez argued Friday that police coerced him to answer questions in the investigation and the information should not be allowed into...
  • Sentencing delayed for Hazel Crest woman

    Sentencing was postponed Thursday for a Hazel Crest woman, the daughter of President Barack Obama's former minister, for her role in a state-grant fraud scheme. Jeri Wright's attorney told a federal judge at a Thursday hearing that he had not been...
  • North Chicago man gets 100 years after murder retrial

    North Chicago man gets 100 years after murder retrial
    After winning an appeal for a retrial four years ago, a North Chicago man received a longer prison sentence Tuesday than he did at his original 2009 murder trial. William Fillyaw, 37, was sentenced 100 years by Judge Mark Levitt for the 2007 murder of...
  • Calendar sheds light on indicted ex-Sen. Ronald Calderon's actions

    Calendar sheds light on indicted ex-Sen. Ronald Calderon's actions
    Former state Sen. Ronald Calderon of Montebello, before his indictment on federal bribery and corruption charges in 2014, set up meetings with top legislative leaders to discuss bills affecting the people who prosecutors alleged paid him off, Senate...
  • Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald

    Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald
    The more than six-year legal battle over the Bahia Emerald seemed to have reached a conclusion last month, when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge finally determined the owners of the prized gem. The 180,000-carat, 751.77-pound behemoth of a gem,...
  • West Point cadet guilty of owning, distributing child porn

    A West Point cadet was convicted Tuesday of amassing a collection of child pornography and sharing it over the Internet. A federal court jury in White Plains found 25-year-old Ricky Patrick Hester guilty of possessing and distributing pornographic photos...
  • Judge: State may introduce jailhouse drawings at trial of suspected child porn user

     Judge: State may introduce jailhouse drawings at trial of suspected child porn user
    SANFORD — A judge this morning ruled that prosecutors next week may show jurors jailhouse drawings that they say further implicate a Longwood man accused of plotting to kill the parents of a 9-year-old girl, whom he planned to use in a child porn...
  • Former Taneytown man pleads guilty to federal fraud charges

    Former Taneytown man pleads guilty to federal fraud charges
    A former Taneytown resident and chief operating officer of Carroll County-based technology companies pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he and two co-conspirators illegally obtained millions of dollars in federal contracts for the...
  • Judge again rejects mistrial in Indianapolis house explosion case

    Judge again rejects mistrial in Indianapolis house explosion case
    An Indiana judge on Thursday denied a defense request for a mistrial in the case of a man accused of planning a deadly Indianapolis house explosion, saying he didn't find any wrongdoing by prosecutors. St. Joseph Superior Court Judge John Marnocha...
  • Defendant in court for Ferguson protest case pepper-sprayed

    A man who was arrested in Rhode Island last fall in a protest over the fatal shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Missouri, was pepper-sprayed by sheriff's deputies after authorities say he refused to leave a courtroom area. Cameron Battle of...