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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Former California lawmaker pleads guilty to corruption charge

    SAN FRANCISCO Former California state Sen. Leland Yee faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after a deal in federal court Wednesday in which he pleaded guilty to one felony count of racketeering. Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, will be...
  • Round Lake Heights man faces up to 50 years for dealing meth

    Round Lake Heights man faces up to 50 years for dealing meth
    Against the advice of his attorney, a Round Lake Heights man entered an open guilty plea Wednesday to possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. Daniel Garcia-Fino, 43, now faces a sentence of up to 50 years in prison, according to...
  • Learning about courtroom proceedings

    Ohanna Kreza-Rodriguez got to see a judge hand down a sentence and an FBI agent give testimony. The 16-year-old junior at Fort Lauderdale High School's pre-law and public affairs magnet program did so during Law Day in Fort Lauderdale, along with...
  • Hartford Jury Convicts Man In East Hartford Killing

    Hartford Jury Convicts Man In East Hartford Killing
    HARTFORD — An East Hartford man was acquitted of murder, but convicted of manslaughter in the stabbing death of a man two years ago in East Hartford. Daquan Williams, 20, was also found guilty of one count of attempted home invasion and...
  • RI Veterans' Cemetery employee to plead guilty to theft

    Federal prosecutors say an employee of the Rhode Island Veterans' Cemetery has agreed to plead guilty to the theft of granite grave markers and other cemetery items. As part of his plea agreement filed in federal court, Kevin Maynard will plead guilty to...
  • Judge declares mistrial after defendant hits lawyer

    A judge has declared a mistrial for a Massachusetts murder suspect who punched his lawyer in the face in open court. The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1CGqBDf ) reports that the jury was not present when 35-year-old Janleer Povez hit his appointed...
  • Court upholds $5 million cap in Indiana stage collapse case

    The state won't have to pay any more damages from the 2011 deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse under a decision by the state Supreme Court. The justices, in a 3-2 vote announced Wednesday, decided to not hear an appeal of a Court of Appeals ruling...
  • Former L.A. city firefighter sentenced to 180 days in jail for assault

    Former L.A. city firefighter sentenced to 180 days in jail for assault
    For a long time, Rebecca Stafford waited on two words. She thought they might take away her fear of the former Los Angeles city firefighter who punched her over and over outside his West Adams home in 2013. While she waited, she avoided the market in her...
  • Teen charged with killing math teacher wants trial moved

    Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to move his trial, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the publicity the case has received. A lawyer for 16-year-old...
  • Prosecutors Won't Appeal Dismissal Of Charges Against Marlborough Dad

    Prosecutors Won't Appeal Dismissal Of Charges Against Marlborough Dad
    HARTFORD — State prosecutors have decided not to appeal a Hartford Superior Court judge's ruling that ended the prosecution of a Marlborough father who'd been accused of hosting teen drinking parties on his property. Judge Jose Suarez dismissed...
  • Judge increases bond by $245K after man makes threat in court

    Judge increases bond by $245K after man makes threat in court
    A Broward judge increased bond from $5,000 to $250,000 for a man who made a threat during his first-appearance court hearing Tuesday afternoon. James Weston, 50, was arrested Sunday in Hollywood on a domestic battery charge after he allegedly hit his...