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  • Montana judge publicly reprimanded for comments about rape victim

    The Montana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Billings judge for his comments that a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as her rapist when he sentenced the offender to 31 days in...
  • Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

    (Reuters) - Seven retired National Football League players are appealing a recent settlement between the league and about 5,000 former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, court records show. The appeal, filed in the...
  • Jurors in Jesse Ventura defamation trial go home for the day

    ST. PAUL, Minn. The jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial went home Tuesday afternoon without reaching a verdict. It will resume deliberations Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. A four-woman, six-man jury began deliberations Tuesday...
  • Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Jury Selection Set For Jan. 9

    Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Jury Selection Set For Jan. 9
    Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is slated to stand trial in the Odin Lloyd murder case in January 2015. At a hearing Tuesday, Fall River Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh set a date of Jan. 9 for jury selection to begin, scheduling the trial...
  • Cellmate: Ex-prison doc talked about shooting judge

    PHILADELPHIA — The long, strange story of Dr. Erik von Kiel took a sinister turn Tuesday as his cellmate testified about the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's jailhouse talk of intimidating witnesses and assassinating a federal judge. Von Kiel,...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • Fifth guilty plea in Hamilton Township drive-by shooting

    An East Stroudsburg man Monday became the last of five people to plead guilty to being an accomplice to third-degree murder in a Jan. 14 drive-by shooting in Hamilton Township. Brandon Wilson, 20, pleaded guilty in the death of Darcey Kravchenko, 39, who...
  • Man pleads guilty in methamphetamine trafficking case

    A man will serve more than four years in state prison after admitting his role in a methamphetamine trafficking ring and a burglary at a Wilson home. Eric Youngkin, 43, of Palmer Township pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession with the intent to deliver,...
  • Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations

    Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations
    New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced...
  • Hearing over execution of Michael Ballard set for next month

    Mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard will appear in Northampton County Court next month in his legal battle to block any efforts to halt his execution for killing four people in 2010 in a Northampton borough home. Ballard will appear Aug. 29 before...
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....