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  • Prosecutor on Cosby allegation: 'I thought he did it'

    PHILADELPHIA When Bruce Castor, then the Montgomery County District Attorney, decided not to file sexual assault charges against comedian Bill Cosby in 2005, it wasn't because he didn't believe the woman who said Cosby had drugged and groped her. "Now...
  • Would an Obama immigration order be on firm legal ground?

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is about to flex his muscles on immigration; perhaps, skeptics believe, past the breaking point. As chief of the executive branch, Obama enjoys considerable authority to act on his own in certain areas, including...
  • U.S. judge strikes down Montana's gay marriage ban

    (Reuters) - A federal judge struck down Montana's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Wednesday, handing gay rights advocates the latest in a wave of legal victories as the nation awaits a potential definitive ruling on the matter by the U.S....
  • In rarity, U.S. judge takes witness stand in corruption appeal

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge took the witness stand on Wednesday to defend her handling of the corruption case of former New York City councilman Larry Seabrook, who says he deserves a new trial after his brother and aide were allegedly excluded from...
  • Judge to 'Alligator Whisperer': No schmoozing with gators

    Judge to 'Alligator Whisperer': No schmoozing with gators
    About the only thing the self-proclaimed "Alligator Whisperer" can do around alligators now is whisper at them from a safe distance. Hal Kreitman, 51, a former chiropractor convicted of fraud in a staged accidents case, had been passing time communing...
  • NFL attorney, ex-players defend concussion settlement

    With the NFL and the ex-players who support its nearly $1 billion settlement on the defense Wednesday and those seeking its rejection on the attack, the ongoing legal skirmish over the league's concussion agreement headed into overtime. The long day of...
  • John Goodman timeline

    John Goodman timeline
    JOHN GOODMAN TIMELINE Feb. 12, 2010: At around 1 a.m., Goodman, 46, was traveling south on 120th Avenue South, when he ran a stop sign at the intersection of Lake Worth Road in Wellington. His Bentley Continental convertible smashed into a Hyundai...
  • Wisconsin girl in Slenderman case still believes in him: lawyer

    WAUKESHA Wis. (Reuters) - A lawyer for a Wisconsin girl accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please Slenderman said on Tuesday his client still believes in the fictional Internet character and is unfit to stand...
  • Judge stays Michael Ballard's Dec. 2 execution

    Judge stays Michael Ballard's Dec. 2 execution
    Some days, death-row prisoner Michael Ballard says he is not ready to leave this world. But according to a psychologist's report read Tuesday in Northampton County Court, Ballard also says he doesn't want to delay his execution for the 2010 murder of...
  • Girl charged in Slender Man stabbing to get another competency hearing

    MILWAUKEE For the second time, a 12-year-old girl charged with trying to kill a classmate to impress the fictional character Slender Man will have her mental state discussed in court by experts. Morgan Geyser was found incompetent in August after a...
  • Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

    Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina
    Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban. The move, which paves the way for...