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  • FBI finds faulty communication, no crime in prison probe

    An FBI investigation into a scandal surrounding a private prison in Idaho turned up no evidence of crime, but it did show plenty of miscommunication and faulty assumptions between state agencies, federal prosecutors say. The U.S. Justice Department...
  • Justice Department declines charges in Idaho prison scandal

    The U.S. Justice Department has declined to press criminal charges in connection with an investigation into allegations of contract fraud and public corruption at a private prison in Idaho. The FBI began investigating the Idaho Correctional Center last...
  • Gyrocopter pilot who landed at U.S. Capitol facing 6 charges, 9 years

    Gyrocopter pilot who landed at U.S. Capitol facing 6 charges, 9 years
    A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through miles of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is now facing charges that carry up to 9½ years in prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said...
  • Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries

    Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries
    Philadelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty and Superior Court judges David Wecht and Christine Donohue won Democratic nominations to run for state Supreme Court in November. Superior Court Judge Judy Olson from Pittsburgh, Adams County Judge Michael George...
  • Texas court throws out sex-abuse conviction against day-care owners

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 1992 sexual assault convictions against Dan and Fran Keller but declined to find the former Austin day-care center owners innocent of crimes linked to a now-discredited belief that...
  • 5 global banks to pay $5.7 billion in fines over currency manipulation

     5 global banks to pay $5.7 billion in fines over currency manipulation
    They called themselves the Cartel, and that turned out to be an appropriate name. Traders and sales agents used electronic chat rooms, prosecutors said, to conspire to manipulate prices in the $5-trillion-a-day foreign currency markets. They secretly...
  • Judge denies request to join trials in UMass rape case

    A judge has ruled that the three remaining defendants charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in 2012 will be tried separately. The Daily Hampshire Gazette (http://bit.ly/1SbJbgG ) reports that a Superior Court judge denied the...
  • Expunged records are supposed to be deleted, Virginia officials say

    Expunged records are supposed to be deleted, Virginia officials say
    Records of expunged cases that an agency of the Virginia Supreme Court say keep it from releasing a statewide database of circuit court information are supposed to be deleted from all court databases and indexes, the agency's own manual says. But the...
  • DA: Both gunmen fired potentially lethal shots at officer

    Two brothers charged with killing a Philadelphia police officer during a shootout inside a video game store each struck the officer with a potentially lethal shot, prosecutors said Wednesday as the suspects waived their preliminary hearing. Ex-convict...
  • Feds probing alleged voting rights violations involving disabled Californians

    Federal authorities are investigating allegations that California and its courts are unlawfully denying voting rights to some intellectually disabled residents, according to documents released Wednesday. Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice in...
  • Brevard judge's proposed fine for courtroom scuffle: $50K

    Brevard judge's proposed fine for courtroom scuffle: $50K
    The agency that oversees Florida judges is recommending a $50,000 fine, a public reprimand and an unpaid suspension for the Brevard County jurist in last year's courthouse scuffle. The Judicial Qualifications Commission filed formal charges in August...