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  • 1 defendant in beating of motorist gets a year in jail

    DETROIT One of four Detroit men who admitted to taking part in the April beating of Steve Utash received a sentence below the legal guidelines Thursday, despite the prosecutor's objection. James Deontae Davis, 24, was given a year in jail or work release...
  • Man accused of attacking soccer referee 'extremely remorseful,' attorney says

    LIVONIA, Mich. The 36-year-old Dearborn, Mich., man accused of punching a soccer referee who later died appeared in a Livonia courtroom Thursday to be arraigned on a charge of second-degree murder. Bassel Saad wore a white T-shirt and black pants and...
  • Bahrain charges opposition leader over meeting with U.S. diplomat

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain has charged the country's most senior opposition leader and one of his aides with holding an illegal meeting with a U.S. diplomat, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday. It said al-Wefaq party leader Sheikh Ali Salman...
  • Man sentenced to year in jail in Detroit mob beating of motorist

    (Reuters) - A man who pleaded guilty to being part of a mob assault on a motorist who accidentally struck a child in Detroit was sentenced on Thursday to one year in jail. James Davis, 24, was sentenced in Wayne County Circuit Court to five years...
  • Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

    A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while. "Blogging...
  • Marine returned to Mexican jail to await second hearing on gun charges

    Marine returned to Mexican jail to await second hearing on gun charges
    A Marine reservist held in Mexico since April 1 on weapons charges was returned to prison Wednesday after a nine-hour hearing in which he proclaimed his innocence. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was returned to El Hongo Prison near Tecate to await a hearing...
  • Multiple convictions from one act count as one 'strike,' court rules

    The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday that two felony convictions stemming from a single act may not be considered separate strikes under the state’s “three strikes” sentencing law. In the past, the court has...
  • Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

    Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized
    A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man. Through messages posted on a...
  • Justin Bieber gets two years probation for egg pelting

    Justin Bieber gets two years probation for egg pelting
    LOS ANGELES - Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded no contest to misdemeanor vandalism on Wednesday for pelting a neighbor's home with eggs and was sentenced to two years probation, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said. The 20-year-old Bieber, who was...
  • Report reveals 34 percent recovery for Detroit limited-tax GO bonds

    (Reuters) - Holders of Detroit's $164 million of unsecured, limited-tax general obligation bonds would only get 34 percent of their investment back under the city's debt adjustment plan, according to a consultant's report released on Thursday. The 34...
  • Man hoping to be executed must get appeal, Florida court rules

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court told public defenders Thursday they may not withdraw from the appeal of a death row inmate who strangled a cellmate in hopes of being executed. The Charlotte County public defender's...