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  • Aaron Hernandez Defense Can Subpoena Phone Records To Probe Possible Juror Misconduct

    Aaron Hernandez Defense Can Subpoena Phone Records To Probe Possible Juror Misconduct
    Aaron Hernandez's defense lawyers can subpoena Verizon to investigate whether one of the jurors who voted to convict the former NFL tight end of murder this year lied in order to get a seat on the jury, a judge ruled Friday. Defense attorney James Sultan...
  • Michigan settles vegan prisoner's lawsuit for $20,000

    The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit by an 80-year-old convicted killer who said his civil rights were violated when he was denied vegan meals for two years. The state settled the case during a June trial after U.S....
  • Ex-drug lab chemist may have tainted thousands of cases

    A former chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab convicted of stealing drugs to feed her addictions may have tainted as many as 10,000 criminal prosecutions, not just a few dozen as first thought, according to newly released court documents. Now, defense...
  • Indiana man accused of making Facebook threat found guilty

    An Indiana man accused of threatening to blow up a courthouse and kill judges in a Facebook post has been found guilty in federal court in Hammond. The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier (http://on.jconline.com/1LHQqu2 ) reports a jury found 23-year-old...
  • Newark man gets over 100 years in prison in crime spree

    A Newark man has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for a month-long crime spree in which prosecutors say he was involved in two killings, carjacked a woman and robbed four others at gunpoint. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1T9sxOj ) Superior...
  • Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exoneration

    An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan rejected Rajat Gupta's request that he be...
  • Judge sentences rapist to 55 to 178 years in prison

    A Philadelphia man is heading to prison for raping five women in 2011 and 2012. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1gdYsPs ) 23-year-old Eric Rogers was sentenced Thursday to 55 to 178 years in prison. Rogers frequently questioned Common...
  • Kings' Slava Voynov pleads no contest in deal in domestic violence case

    Kings' Slava Voynov pleads no contest in deal in domestic violence case
    Slava Voynov pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a spouse Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Torrance as part of a deal to resolve the case stemming from an incident with his wife last year. The Kings defenseman...
  • Aaron Hernandez Judge Refuses To Overturn Murder Conviction

    Aaron Hernandez Judge Refuses To Overturn Murder Conviction
    A Massachusetts judge last week refused to overturn or to reduce Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction, rejecting defense lawyers' arguments that the state "utterly failed" to prove the former New England Patriots player killed Odin Lloyd in...
  • Ex-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in California

    An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. Leland Yee could face a maximum of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October...
  • Oak Lawn man sues village cops for alleged brutality

    Oak Lawn man sues village cops for alleged brutality
    Two Oak Lawn police officers, without provocation, brutally punched and kneed a resident and beat him with steel batons when they came to his home in July 2013 while investigating a hit-and-run accident, according to a federal lawsuit. A Cook County...