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  • Man indicted for allegedly setting massive King fire

    A 37-year-old man had been indicted on arson charges for allegedly setting the massive and devastating King fire that burned for more than a month in El Dorado County. El Dorado County Dist. Atty. Vern Pierson on Monday announced the grand jury decision...
  • N.Y. Times reporter ordered to answer questions in CIA leak case

    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York Times reporter James Risen to appear in court to answer questions about his book detailing a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran's nuclear weapons program, in a case that has become a touchstone of press...
  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...
  • Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle

    Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle
    Eight passengers injured when two Metro-North trains collided last year in Bridgeport have settled lawsuits through mediation with a federal judge. The settlement come as the engineer on the train struck by an on-coming train that derailed filed a...
  • U.S. appeals court denies prisoner's right to tax-funded sex change

    A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday overturned a lower-court decision that a Massachusetts prisoner suffering from gender identity disorder was entitled to receive a taxpayer-funded sex change operation. The state's prison system is not violating the...
  • Preset bail unfair to low-income defendants

    Preset bail unfair to low-income defendants
    When a person accused of crime misses a court date, judges properly issue an arrest warrant. Before hearing the reason why the defendant missed court and with the added stroke of a pen, the same judge may go further and take away that person's freedom...
  • South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case

    South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case
    Andrew Leacock did not appear in court Tuesday, but a written plea of not guilty was filed on his behalf in Broward circuit court. The South Plantation senior faces a bomb-threat charge related to allegations that he used Twitter to threaten the high...
  • Former Miami-area mayor found guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

    A federal jury in Florida found a former Miami-area mayor guilty of six counts of wire fraud on Tuesday, part of a scheme that used straw buyers and false mortgage applications to collect millions from lenders. Marie Lucie Tondreau, 54, was taken into...
  • Convicted killer Jodi Arias was mystery witness at her sentencing retrial

    Convicted murderer Jodi Arias was the mystery witness allowed to testify in secret at her sentencing retrial in Arizona because of fears for her safety after her lawyers said she received death threats, court papers showed on Tuesday. A state appeals...
  • Two Allentown men plead guilty in Connecticut kidnapping, robbery

    Two Allentown men plead guilty in Connecticut kidnapping, robbery
    Two Allentown men and a Bronx, N.Y., man have pleaded guilty for their roles in an April 2013 home-invasion robbery and jewelry store heist that netted between $4 million and $5 million in Meriden, Conn. William Davis, 27, and Jeffrey Houston, 28, both...
  • Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges

    Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges
    Federal agents arrested a couple at their South Florida holiday home Tuesday on allegations they illegally sold synthetic marijuana at their Wisconsin store, skimmed the profits and ripped off the IRS. John Morrison, 70, and Anna Novak, 57, were arrested...