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  • Opening statements expected soon in murder trial of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez

    Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a...
  • Judicial Nomination Pulled Due to Questions of Temperament

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took the unusual step Friday of withdrawing a judicial nomination after allegations were raised about the jurist's temperament.   Thomas F. Parker of Niantic currently serves as a state referee, overseeing civil cases in the New...
  • State high court's vote affecting Scout affiliation stirs debate anew

    When the California Supreme Court voted last week to prohibit state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination, Julia Kelety was not surprised. The issue, which had been roiling through the legal community for...
  • State Report: Ex-Military Department Supervisor Falsified Time Cards, Used Staff For Personal Work

    At the Connecticut Military Department's Camp Hartell, they were known as "Jimmy Days" — work days that former Building Superintendent James Liss would take off but still get paid for. Liss, according to subordinates interviewed as part of an...
  • Judge finalizes divorce of '7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins in case marked by abuse claims

    Veteran television actor Stephen Collins and his wife of nearly 30 years have finalized their divorce, an acrimonious breakup that revealed the former "7th Heaven" star had inappropriate contact with underage girls decades ago. Los Angeles Superior Court...
  • Nearly 40 years after wrongful conviction, 70-year-old North Carolina man walks out of prison

    For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction. This time, 70-year-old Joseph Sledge was set free on Friday after a three-...
  • Gang-rape defense: Vanderbilt football players' judgment warped by culture of sex and drinking

    Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients' judgment was warped by a campus...
  • Prosecutors Dismissive Of Rowland Claim Of Withheld Evidence

     Prosecutors Dismissive Of Rowland Claim Of Withheld Evidence
    Federal prosecutors produced more than 100 pages of grand jury transcripts, investigative reports and other document Saturday in an effort to discredit former Gov. John G. Rowland's claim that the government withheld evidence he could have used to...
  • Juvenile sexting law needs to be fixed, Florida appeals court rules

    Juvenile sexting law needs to be fixed, Florida appeals court rules
    Had she done it two years earlier, a teenage girl who used her cell phone to "sext," or send a picture of her privates to a classmate, would have been in big trouble. But a Florida law designed to go easy on juveniles who transmit nude images turned out...
  • Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges

    Canadian man pleads not guilty to U.S. terrorism charges
    A Canadian man who had been extradited to the United States pleaded not guilty to federal terrorism charges that he sent money and long-distance support to jihadists who used a truck bomb to attack a U.S. base in Iraq where five Americans were killed,...
  • Northampton DA takes second look at deaths of Lehigh Township couple's babies

    Northampton DA takes second look at deaths of Lehigh Township couple's babies
    When an ambulance brought Jessica Hoffman — 34 weeks pregnant and complaining of severe abdominal pain — to Lehigh Valley Hospital, her situation was dire. Rushed into an operating room for an emergency Caesarean section, she delivered a 4-...