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  • Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

    States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation's highest court to shut down Colorado's pot law. The filing marks the first...
  • Jail medical care not cause of inmate's death, Lehigh County jury rules

    Jail medical care not cause of inmate's death, Lehigh County jury rules
    A Lehigh County jury Friday night found that the private firm contracted to provide medical care to county jail inmates, and the jail's former doctor, were not responsible for an inmate's asthma death in 2012. Travis Magditch, 27, of Fountain Hill was...
  • Platinum Plus faces federal lawsuits from two former exotic dancers

    Platinum Plus faces federal lawsuits from two former exotic dancers
    Seventeen-year-old Briana Frank worked for nine months as an exotic dancer at an Allentown club that failed to pay her minimum wage or overtime, a federal lawsuit alleges. The Easton teen's civil suit claims she was harmed when Platinum Plus, the strip...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Italy's highest court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction, closing legal saga Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive...
  • Kansas man accused in Jewish center shootings to go on trial in August

    OLATHE, Kan. Despite strenuous objections from his defense team, an anti-Semite accused of killing three Christians outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan., insisted Friday that he receive a speedy trial. A judge obliged, setting Aug. 17 as...
  • Amid scandal, PUC legal bills skyrocketing

    Amid scandal, PUC legal bills skyrocketing
    The embattled Public Utility Commission's legal bill for criminal defense by an outside law firm is growing rapidly. The PUC originally budgeted $49,000 for outside legal fees but now is allocating up to $5 million over the next year and a half....
  • Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

    The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity by the court in February,...
  • Jury shown graphic autopsy photos of Boston bombing victim

    Jury shown graphic autopsy photos of Boston bombing victim
    A medical examiner testifying Thursday in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnev described in graphic detail the devastating injuries that ravaged the body of a 29-year-old woman and caused her to bleed to death on the pavement. One...
  • Noah Feldman: Court delivers win for pregnant workers

    Pregnant women won a somewhat surprising victory at the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday. The court's four liberals got help from Chief Justice John Roberts, who joined the majority opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer, and a surprise concurrence in the judgment...
  • 2 MRI owners in New Jersey admit paying doctor kickbacks

    Two men who owned MRI facilities in New Jersey have admitted paying more than $30,000 to a doctor for patient referrals. Sixty-seven-year-old Norman Brettler of Cherry Hill and 62-year-old Lee Getson of Southampton pleaded guilty in federal court in...
  • A look at the trials that produced flip-flop Knox verdicts

    Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been convicted, acquitted, and convicted in three different trials over the death of Knox's flat-mate Meredith Kercher. On Wednesday, Italy's high court took up the case for the second...