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  • Despite Supreme Court order, Florida gay marriage ban back in court

    A tiny county in the northern Florida Panhandle, facing the prospect of court-ordered gay marriage going into effect next month, filed an emergency motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to clarify whether it must marry all gay couples. The request...
  • U.S. Representative Grimm says will not resign after pleading guilty to tax fraud

    U.S. Representative Michael Grimm of New York said he would not resign from Congress following his guilty plea on Tuesday to a federal felony tax charge. "As long as I'm able to serve, I'm going to," said Grimm, who noted he easily won a third term in...
  • Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction

    Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction
    Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski has lost his latest bid to dismiss a 1977 sexual assault conviction that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing. Last week, Polanski's legal team — which included prominent civil liberties...
  • Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients

    Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients
    A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1. The plaintiffs say the...
  • Court won't dismiss Roman Polanski sex case; 'He has to surrender himself'

    Court won't dismiss Roman Polanski sex case; 'He has to surrender himself'
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has rejected an effort by well-known director Roman Polanski to have all sexual assault charges against him dismissed in a three-decade-old case that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing. Last week,...
  • What will become of Hampton's old courthouse?

    What will become of Hampton's old courthouse?
    With a new courthouse being built just down the street, the city's aging Circuit Court building on Kings Way may soon be a relic of yesteryear. But residents are already making plans for the 138-year-old structure even though staff is not expected to...
  • Top stories of 2014 on the Middle Peninsula

    The Middle Peninsula was on the cutting edge of gender politics in 2014 and in the headlines several times over the course of the year. Here's a quick look back at some of the major stories. Transgender bathroom policy The Gloucester County School...
  • Federal judge rules gray wolf hunt illegal, places animal back on endangered species list

    A federal judge on Friday placed the gray wolf back on the endangered species list, a measure that put an immediate stop to wolf hunts in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. It's the fourth time in the last 10 years that courts have intervened in favor of...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign

    Embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of tax evasion, but said he would not resign his seat. In a Brooklyn courtroom before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen,  Grimm admitted to aiding in the filing of a...
  • Judge courts Pompano middle school students

    Judge courts Pompano middle school students
    A Broward County judge is issuing a strict sentence to a group of eighth graders: make sure you graduate high school and get a diploma. It's a message Judge John Fry plans to repeat all school year. Fry, 48, has partnered with two law classes at Pompano...
  • Newport Beach doctor in child porn case barred from treating minors

    A Newport Beach doctor will be barred from treating minors while he faces child pornography charges, a federal court has ruled. Mark Rettenmaier, a gynecologic oncologist on staff at Hoag Hospital, allegedly had pornography on three portable hard...