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  • A defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriage

    Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal, despite federal court pressure to begin issuing licenses to gays and lesbians. But advocates said they're not giving up...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Victim says she saw pal die

    5:10 P.M. A spectator at the 2013 Boston Marathon has testified that she watched her close friend die on the pavement next to her after the first bomb exploded. Karen Rand McWatters spoke Wednesday at the federal death penalty trial of Boston bomber...
  • Pakistani man guilty in al-Qaida plot to bomb NYC subway

    A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed al-Qaida bomb plot after a New York trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator. The jury...
  • Court officer charged with raping shackled female detainee

    A Lawrence District Court officer has been charged with raping and sexually assaulting a female prisoner while she was in leg shackles. Jose Martinez, 16-year employee at the courthouse, was held on $40,000 bail Wednesday after pleading not guilty to...
  • Ohio mom, boyfriend guilty; child emailed teacher for help

    A woman and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to raping her young children and were sentenced to prison on Wednesday, a year after one of her daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of...
  • April hearing set on ex-BP engineer's reversed conviction

    Federal prosecutors hoping to win reinstatement of an obstruction of justice conviction against a former BP engineer will argue their case next month at an appeals court in New Orleans. Prosecutors accused Kurt Mix of deliberately deleting text...
  • Springfield man gets probation for faking pesticide reports

    A former pesticide inspector for the state whose job was funded by the federal government has been sentenced to two years of probation for faking more than a year's worth of inspections. Paul Ricco, of Springfield, was hired by the Massachusetts...
  • When a non-lawyer defends himself in a criminal trial, questions of competence arise

    Calumet City resident Hakeem El Bey began an opening statement on his own behalf Monday by calling the jury selection "fictitious" and talking about Pope Francis. "I'm representing myself because I don't get involved in fiction," El Bey told jurors....
  • Occidental Petroleum settles Peru pollution case

    Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum Corp. over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum. The amount is confidential, under a settlement...
  • No new trial for Indiana woman convicted in deadly crash

    An Indianapolis woman convicted of killing six children and a man in a wrong-way, head-on collision along a state highway will not get a new trial, a judge has ruled. Judy Kirby, 46, said her lawyers did a poor job representing her in her 2001 trial...
  • Man charged with theft of military documents seeks release

    An engineer who worked for a defense contractor who's been charged with attempting to travel to China with stolen documents on the development of advanced titanium for U.S. military aircraft is asking a judge to free him while he awaits trial. A...