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  • Ex-wife of Deion Sanders sentenced to week in Texas jail over custody

    The former wife of Hall of Fame football player Deion Sanders was booked into jail on Tuesday after a Texas judge sentenced her to serve seven days for violating a custody agreement by not returning the couple's children on time, his attorney said. Pilar...
  • Judge rules evidence is enough for Kings' Slava Voynov to stand trial

    Judge rules evidence is enough for Kings' Slava Voynov to stand trial
    There is sufficient evidence for suspended Kings defenseman Slava Voynov to stand trial on a felony domestic violence charge, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday. The preliminary hearing provided the first public account of the alleged...
  • NY judge weighs use of hypnotized witnesses in Etan Patz case

    A New York judge is weighing whether the testimony of witnesses who were hypnotized can be used as evidence against a man who has confessed to killing Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who vanished from a New York City street more than three decades ago. The...
  • Harold Jackson: Fight for equal justice goes on and on �

    I have told friends that my mistrust of the police comes legitimately. I grew up in Birmingham, Ala., during the 1960s, when the city became infamous for the brutal way that civil rights demonstrators were treated by policemen who used snarling dogs and...
  • Turkey's main opposition to challenge new police powers in top court

    Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday will launch a legal challenge against a government-sponsored law expanding police search powers, saying it violates the rights of individuals. A spokesman for the Republican People's Party (CHP), Turkey's...
  • Indian court dismisses marine's plea to extend stay in Italy

    India's top court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by an Italian marine facing murder charges to stay in his home country for four more months to undergo medical treatment, a decision which angered Italy's president. Massimiliano Latorre, who suffered a...
  • Pam Bondi files appeal, asking U.S. Supreme Court to delay gay marriage in Florida

    Pam Bondi files appeal, asking U.S. Supreme Court to delay gay marriage in Florida
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to keep gay marriages from starting in Florida in three weeks. Her office asked the high court to extend a stay that is set to expire Jan....
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber may plead guilty in gun, drug case

    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with possessing a gun that prosecutors believe may have been used by the suspects in the 2013 attack may change his plea in the case to guilty, according to a court filing. Stephen...
  • Court halts amphitheater construction on West L.A. veterans campus

    Court halts amphitheater construction on West L.A. veterans campus
    A federal appeals court on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to halt construction of an amphitheater on its West Los Angeles campus. A two-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the veterans agency should...
  • Inadmissible Texts Seen As 'Significant Victory' For Aaron Hernandez

    Inadmissible Texts Seen As 'Significant Victory' For Aaron Hernandez
    A month from his first murder trial, former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was boosted last week by a judge's decision to toss out some of the government's evidence against him. Prosecutors relied on circumstantial evidence last year to arrest...
  • California is overdue in adopting rule on exculpatory evidence

    California is overdue in adopting rule on exculpatory evidence
    More than half a century ago, the Supreme Court established a rule that requires prosecutors to turn over to defense attorneys any evidence pointing to a defendant's innocence. It's known as the Brady rule, and violations of it occur far too often and can...