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  • Mentally disabled to get legal help in immigration cases

    Mentally disabled to get legal help in immigration cases
    This is a court ruling that's sure to inflame the anti-immigration crowd. A U.S. District Court judge this week ordered the federal government to begin mental-disability screening for those detained in three states on suspicion of being in the country...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'An Innocent Man'

    Olivia is really distraught over Jake. She’s even having conflicted sex dreams about Fitz/Jake and waking up with her out of place! Abby has decided to put aside her petty jealousies and actually be there for Olivia. She suggests calling Fitz to...
  • Man who was stabbed, bound, thrown in Schuylkill in Philly appears in court

    PHILADELPHIA — Thanh Voong, the man who on Aug. 27 survived being bound, stabbed eight times and thrown into the Schuylkill River with two men who died, appeared in court yesterday looking relatively healthy. Voong, whose age has been given as 23...
  • U.S. judge tosses Paramount movie financing fraud case after trial

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed a risky business strategy in obtaining $40 million in financing. Following...
  • Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum prison term

    Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum prison term
    Prosecutors say that Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez was a trusted lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who helped coordinate vast shipments of narcotics into the U.S. for the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel. But in a court filing Thursday in Chicago's...
  • Accused Colorado cinema gunman's lawyers want second sanity exam barred

    DENVER (Reuters) - Defense lawyers in the Colorado theater massacre case want a second court-ordered sanity examination undergone by accused gunman James Holmes barred from his upcoming murder trial, court documents on Thursday showed. Public defenders...
  • Friends face life for Osceola shootings but not their driver

    Friends face life for Osceola shootings but not their driver
    KISSIMMEE — A Kissimmee man has agreed to a plea deal in exchange for his testimony against three others accused in last year's shooting spree that left two young men dead and more than 20 houses in Osceola County hit with bullets. Under the deal,...
  • Settlement reached with family whose home was destroyed in Buffalo, NY, plane crash

    BUFFALO, NY — The only lawsuit to go to trial in the fatal crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 was settled Thursday morning in State Supreme Court. The family of Douglas Wielinski, who died when the turboprop twin-engine plane crashed...
  • Kidder Township man admits federal charges he made child pornography

    A Carbon County man this week pleaded guilty in federal court in Scranton to producing child pornography. Todd Kowar, 47, of Kidder Township admitted before U.S. District Judge Edwin M. Kosik that he persuaded a minor to take part in sexually explicit...
  • Northampton County settles ex-prisoner's suit claiming guards assaulted him

    Northampton County settles ex-prisoner's suit claiming guards assaulted him
    Northampton County officials have settled a lawsuit by a former prison inmate who claimed he was assaulted by four corrections officers while strapped to a restraint chair. The settlement, in which Iman Sharif of East Orange, N.J, will receive $10,000,...
  • Apple's Cook signals front line of new gay rights battle

    (Reuters) - In his essay coming out as gay, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook criticized an Arizona proposal that would have given private business owners the ability to deny services to gay people on religious grounds. Cook on Thursday became the most...