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  • Appeals court judges run to keep their jobs

    Appeals court judges run to keep their jobs
    Most elections give voters a choice between two candidates. But when it comes to the judges running for re-election to the appeals court, the rules are a little different. When voters decide whether Fourth District Court of Appeal judges Alan Forst,...
  • Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case

    Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case
    Accused killer Tony Villegas won't face the death penalty for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm attorney Melissa Britt Lewis, a state prosecutor revealed in court on Tuesday. Homicide prosecutor Al Ribas also said the state has offered a...
  • Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play

    Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play
    Most rules of football are precise, as are the punishments for committing penalties. But some infractions are judgment calls. The ball is snapped, a linebacker blitzes and the quarterback goes down in a heap: clean hit … or cheap shot? Referees...
  • CME Group says floor traders abandon lawsuit over grain rules

    CME Group says floor traders abandon lawsuit over grain rules
    A group of Chicago traders have agreed to drop a lawsuit against CME Group Inc. that sought to reverse a decision to include electronic transactions to determine end-of-day grain prices, the company said on Tuesday. The traders, who work on the Chicago...
  • Norway's Northug faces lifetime driving ban

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian cross country skier Petter Northug faces a possible lifetime ban from driving following an incident in which he crashed his car in Trondheim while under the influence of alcohol. Prosecutors said in a statement on Tuesday...
  • White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary

    White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary
    Years before he was convicted of plotting to kill a Chicago federal judge, white supremacist Matthew Hale was an accomplished violinist said to favor the wistful and passionate concertos of Tchaikovsky. Now Hale wants to take up the instrument again...
  • Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent

    Vikings welcome back child abuser, NFL stays silent
    Dear Vikings, you’re despicable.  Dear NFL, you’re worse. The Vikings welcomed back child-beating running back Adrian Peterson and homophobic assistant coach Mike Priefer. On the same day. Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a new favorite...
  • Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners

    Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners
    An attorney who champions the rights of Native American women on reservations. A poet who translates Arabic texts into English, bridging a cultural divide. A computer scientist whose work makes cloud computing more secure and its data more valuable...
  • Question of the day: Is BP run by children?

    Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as...
  • Lawmakers narrow judicial field for seats in Newport News, Gloucester and Isle of Wight

    NEWPORT NEWS — Two lower court judges and one county's top prosecutor appear to be poised to ascend to vacant Circuit Court seats in Newport News, Gloucester and Isle of Wight. Several lawyers are still in the running for the two judicial openings...
  • Vikings place Peterson on exempt list, keeping him off team

    The Vikings announced early Wednesday morning they have placed Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, which will keep him away from the team while the legal process involving his child abuse case plays out....