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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Judge expected to set new trial date in U.Va. slaying

    The man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student is due in court for a pretrial hearing. Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins is expected to set a trial date Tuesday for Jesse Matthew Jr. In March, Higgins granted a...
  • WV woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy

    A 29-year-old Moundsville woman has been convicted in federal court of drug trafficking. Miranda Calissie was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine that had come from Cleveland across state lines. Prosecutors say she collaborated to...
  • Man pleads guilty to federal child porn charges

    A Hampstead man is scheduled to be sentenced in July after pleading guilty to child pornography charges in federal court. The Carroll County Times (http://bit.ly/1dJSrsv ) reports 42-year-old Michael Eugene Aldridge was convicted of distributing and...
  • The Latest on prophet cartoon case: 1 man's mom speaks out

    9:45 p.m. CDT The Dallas Morning News reports that Sharon Soofi, the mother of suspected gunman Nadir Soofi, says she had no idea her son would turn to violence. Sharon Soofi tells the newspaper her son was raised "in a normal American fashion" and...
  • FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years

    Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. Agents recorded the young man from Phoenix talking about fighting...
  • Latest on traffic jam scandal: Baroni says he's innocent

    11:40 a.m. Gov. Chris Christie's former top appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says he's innocent of charges that he was involved in a scheme to close lanes of the George Washington Bridge as political retribution in 2013. Bill...
  • Root causes of violence must be addressed

    Last week, six Baltimore City policemen were charged with a number of crimes in the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments ranged from misconduct in office and false imprisonment to "second-degree depraved-heart murder," a more serious charge than...
  • NY Senate boss, charged in corruption case, claims innocence

    The leader of the New York Senate was arrested Monday on charges including extortion and soliciting bribes after investigators looking into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son said they captured him on wiretaps...
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly...
  • Trial of man who police say threatened judge has ended

    The last witnesses have been called in the trial of a central Connecticut man accused of threatening a family court judge. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1OVHHIf ) Edward "Ted" Taupier is charged with threatening, disorderly conduct and...
  • Cook County court's fee for children's room is unconstitutional, suit says

    Cook County court's fee for children's room is unconstitutional, suit says
    A lawsuit filed Monday alleges that a $10 children's waiting room fee in Cook County Circuit Court is unconstitutional because defendants and plaintiffs who pay it must do so regardless of whether they have children. Randall Gatz, identified only as...