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  • James Holmes' notebook: Opposing views of Aurora shooter's mind-set

    James Holmes' notebook: Opposing views of Aurora shooter's mind-set
    Day 18 of the Aurora, Colo., shooting trial was an exercise in the old adage: The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. The book quoted Tuesday from the witness stand in Division 201 of the Arapahoe County Justice Center, however, was not the Bible....
  • Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement

    Cleveland agreed to sweeping changes in how its police officers use force, treat the community and deal with the mentally ill, under a settlement announced Tuesday with the federal government that will put the 1,500-member department under an...
  • Appeals panel won't lift hold on Obama immigration action

    President Barack Obama's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. from deportation remained on hold Tuesday after a federal appeals court panel refused to allow it to take effect immediately. Obama announced an executive action...
  • Defense: Allentown police chief's son would never pull gun on a cop

    Defense: Allentown police chief's son would never pull gun on a cop
    Allentown police Chief Joel Fitzgerald escorted his son Christopher Fitzgerald into the Lehigh County Courthouse on Tuesday morning. Both men looked upbeat and positive. They declined to comment on Christopher Fitzgerald's trial on charges he pointed a...
  • No jail time for underage driver in 2014 SUV rollover crash that killed 3 Council Rock South teens

    No jail time for underage driver in 2014 SUV rollover crash that killed 3 Council Rock South teens
    The New York teen responsible for the deaths of three Council Rock South students in a rollover accident last year during Labor Day weekend must write a 2,000 word essay and letters of apology to the victims' families plus perform 300 hours of community...
  • York man awaiting trial for 5 years files $6M lawsuit

    York man awaiting trial for 5 years files $6M lawsuit
    A York man facing drug and gun charges from 2009 has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the jail where he's spent most of the past 5 1/2 years awaiting trial. Justin Evans, 32, was arrested Oct. 13, 2009, and charged with possession of a controlled...
  • Felon's double-manslaughter case dismissed in Stand Your Ground claim

    Felon's double-manslaughter case dismissed in Stand Your Ground claim
    Winning a Stand Your Ground self-defense claim, a Palm Beach County felon no longer will be prosecuted for the 2006 fatal shootings of two young men outside a keg party. Palm Beach County Judge Barry Cohen on May 20 dismissed two manslaughter charges...
  • Military bans Big Macs, other treats at Guantanamo legal meetings

    MIAMI A Sudanese captive and his lawyers baked a Guantanamo guilty plea over chocolate chip cookies. Attorneys for a sickly Syrian hunger striker got him to sip juice while working on federal court strategy. Child soldier Omar Khadr passed through his...
  • Supreme Court to soon rule on 13 important cases

    Supreme Court to soon rule on 13 important cases
    The Supreme Court is heading into the final month of its annual term. In a potentially historic ruling, the court will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide, culminating a two-decade legal and political fight for marriage...
  • Testimony ends in Talabisco corruption trial

    Testimony ends in Talabisco corruption trial
    Testimony wrapped up Tuesday in the corruption trial of former Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco. Talabisco, 62, is on trial for unlawful compensation, conspiracy, bribery and official misconduct. She's accused of accepting more than $27,000 in...
  • Mother testifies at trial of man accused in daughter's death

    The mother of a young woman slain almost two years ago in Boston has wept as she testified at the murder trial of a man charged in the killing. Cindy Lord of Wilbraham identified her 24-year-old daughter Amy in surveillance photos showing her withdrawing...