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  • Hotel magnate avoids prison in illegal campaign contribution scheme

    A hotel tycoon and former Hillary Clinton fundraiser avoided prison on Thursday for conspiring to make $188,000 in illegal U.S. campaign contributions using straw donors. Sant Singh Chatwal, chairman of Hampshire Hotels Management, pleaded guilty last...
  • Trial of Pennsylvania family accused of starving boy set for March

    The trial of three members of a western Pennsylvania family accused of beating and starving a seven-year-old boy nearly to death will begin on March 10, court officials said on Thursday. The boy's mother, Mary Rader, 28, his grandmother Deana Beighley,...
  • Wisconsin girls in Slenderman case ruled competent to stand trial

    Two Wisconsin girls accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please a fictional Internet character named Slenderman are competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Thursday. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, both 12 at the...
  • U.S. to sue NY City over rights violations of teen Rikers inmates

    The U.S. government will sue New York City over widespread violations of civil rights of teenage inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex, the Justice Department said on Thursday, raising the prospect of years of federal oversight of the troubled jail....
  • Ranch at Laguna Beach faces trademark infringement claim

    A U.S. District Court judge last week set a trial date in a trademark infringement claim by the owner of the Anaheim-based Ranch Restaurant and Saloon that accuses the company that owns The Ranch at Laguna Beach of capitalizing on the name to promote...
  • Retrial underway in murder of North Carolina 16-year-old

    BALTIMORE A second trial of the man accused of killing 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, an honor-roll student from Monroe, N.C., is underway, but prosecutors say they won't call a jailhouse informant whose involvement in the first trial got the guilty verdict...
  • Arizona sheriff to disband unit that targeted immigrants workers in raids

    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is disbanding a squad that targeted undocumented immigrants in workplace raid, his office said on Thursday, following a lawsuit by groups that accused the controversial lawman of infringing on the powers of the federal...
  • U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates

    U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates
    The U.S. government will sue New York City over widespread violations of civil rights of teenage inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex, the Justice Department said on Thursday, raising the prospect of years of federal oversight of the troubled jail....
  • Pennsylvania couple plead not guilty in starvation death of disabled son

    A Pennsylvania mother and father accused of letting their 9-year-old disabled son starve to death last summer entered pleas of not guilty on Thursday. Jarrod Tutko, 38, and Kimberly Tutko, 39, appeared in shackles for their arraignment in the Dauphin...
  • Uncertainty facing Central Florida gay, lesbian couples preparing for Jan. 6 weddings

    Orlando residents Bill Stevens and his partner, Bob Brings, plan to take a pre-marriage course next week. That way they can skip the three-day waiting period and get married on Jan. 6. Shawn Harrold and his partner, Ryan Gard, two Seminole County...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect appears in court as trial nears

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect appears in court as trial nears
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in U.S. court in Boston on Thursday for the first time in a year and a half as a federal judge held a final hearing to discuss last-minute issues before the trial gets underway Jan. 5. The...