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  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • No jail time given to doctor in Anna Nicole Smith case

    No jail time given to doctor in Anna Nicole Smith case
    A Los Angeles County judge on Friday rejected calls from prosecutors to jail a psychiatrist in connection with Anna Nicole Smith’s death, instead reducing her conviction to misdemeanor conspiracy and allowing her to go free. In 2011, Judge...
  • Ex-detective: Man convicted in murder had crush on victim

    One of four ex-sailors who claim they falsely confessed to a 1997 rape and murder quickly became the prime suspect when police learned that he was romantically obsessed with the victim, a former Norfolk detective said Friday. Maureen Evans testified at...
  • NY settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25M

    New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family that claimed the staff at an upstate residential center beat their severely disabled 22-year-old son with a stick, neglected him and left him malnourished before he died of...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action
    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • Plumber testifies drug squad burst in, took tuition money

    A plumber told jurors in a police corruption trial that undercover agents burst into his home, took $10,000 in tuition money from a safe and planted methamphetamine and a digital scale. Police paperwork showed the officers now on trial reported only...
  • Case ends for doc who prescribed drugs to Anna Nicole Smith

    A psychiatrist who prescribed drugs to Anna Nicole Smith under a false name put her legal troubles behind her Friday as a judge threw out one conviction and reduced another to a misdemeanor in the long-running legal saga years after the model's overdose...
  • Plano babysitter sentenced to six years in prison for shaking infant

    Plano babysitter sentenced to six years in prison for shaking infant
    Convicted of shaking and injuring an infant boy she was babysitting in 2011, Plano mother Cynthia Rosenwinkel has been sentenced to six years in prison. Convicted of shaking and injuring an infant boy she was babysitting in 2011, Plano mother Cynthia...
  • Former high court judge: Stingray secrecy 'wrong'

    Former high court judge: Stingray secrecy 'wrong'
    A former Maryland high court judge said an agreement between the federal government and local authorities to withhold disclosure of a powerful cellphone surveillance device is "just wrong." Retired Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. said...
  • Letters to the editor

    University tuition discount defended There's a common refrain at the Capitol this session — we need to make Illinois more competitive. Yet one proposal would make an already challenging environment even more difficult for Illinois public...
  • NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

    Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota Vikings star a letter on Thursday advising him of his reinstatement. Peterson...