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  • Lobsterman on trial on charges of taking undersized catch

    A Stonington lobsterman, charged with taking undersized lobsters, was in a New London courtroom facing a prosecutor who brought live crustaceans to demonstrate measuring techniques. The Day (http://bit.ly/1EU0J8P ) reports that Justin Maderia says the...
  • International court judges uphold acquittal of Congolese man

    International Criminal Court judges on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo. Mathieu Ngudjolo was acquitted in December 2012 of commanding fighters who destroyed the...
  • Tentative opinion seems to support Walmart's appeal to open in Burbank

    Tentative opinion seems to support Walmart's appeal to open in Burbank
    A three-judge panel appeared poised on Thursday to allow Walmart to proceed with a project to open a store in Burbank, according to a tentative opinion on an appeal seeking to overturn a trial court’s ruling that halted the project. “We are...
  • Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in '98 US embassy bombings

    A man prosecutors portrayed as one of al-Qaida's early leaders was convicted Thursday of conspiracy in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa following a trial that showcased the terror group's early days. Khaled Al-Fawwaz stood...
  • L.A. County plans court to help child prostitutes

    Los Angeles County authorities are planning a specialized court to handle the growing number of young people in foster care who street predators have lured or bullied into prostitution. The court would be designed to significantly increase the time...
  • San Juan Capistrano case challenges legality of tiered water rates

    San Juan Capistrano case challenges legality of tiered water rates
    In drought-ridden California, many water bills are calculated using a basic principle: The more water a customer uses, the higher the rate. It's a strategy water districts employ to boost conservation. But this long-standing practice is now under attack...
  • Hong Kong woman gets 6 years in Indonesian maid abuse case

    A Hong Kong mother of two was given a six-year prison term Friday for abusing her Indonesian maid in a case that aroused widespread outrage over its brutality. Law Wan-tung was sentenced after her conviction earlier this month on eight charges of...
  • 6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping

    6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping
    A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by six women who claim he sexually assaulted them. The most recent case, filed Feb. 13 in Los Angeles Superior Court, said Bikram...
  • Judge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement

    In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question. The path toward resolution of his status has been cleared. The league-union clash over the personal conduct policy, though, has only...
  • New charges for group that disrupted Supreme Court

    Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation's...
  • Man with ties to Holly Bobo case found dead in Florida

    A man once thought to be a witness in a Tennessee nursing student's murder case has been found dead in an apparent suicide in Florida, police said Thursday. The body of Shayne Austin was found in a hotel room in Bartow, Florida, on Monday, said Sgt. Eric...