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  • Boston Marathon bomber arrives at Colorado penitentiary

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, on Thursday, a day after he was sentenced to death. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Justice confirmed that Tsarnaev was being held at the high-security...
  • Judge issues restraining order in fight over giant emerald

    The fight over ownership of a giant 752-pound emerald isn't over. On Thursday, a federal court in Washington D.C. issued a restraining order that prevents anyone from transferring, selling or otherwise disposing of the so-called "Bahia Emerald" until a...
  • Feds investigate allegations that Cardinals' employees hacked Astros' computer database

    ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals, widely considered an industry leader when it comes to contending on the field and being innovative off of it, are the subject of an investigation by the FBI and Justice Department to determine if club officials hacked...
  • Allentown solicitor: District has improved handling of sexual harassment cases

    Allentown solicitor: District has improved handling of sexual harassment cases
    The Allentown School District solicitor says the district has made great strides in improving its handling of sexual harassment cases and does not need to be under the supervision of U.S. Department of Justice officials until 2017, despite federal...
  • Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald

    Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald
    The more than six-year legal battle over the Bahia Emerald seemed to have reached a conclusion last month, when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge finally determined the owners of the prized gem. The 180,000-carat, 751.77-pound behemoth of a gem,...
  • Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding

    Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding
    Seventy-five residents of the Hancock Geriatric Treatment Center at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg — average age 74, all with severe mental illness and behavioral problems, and most with complex medical issues — need to find a new...
  • AP source: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player database

    Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on their former division rival's players, a person familiar with the situation said...
  • Q&A: What's at stake in Supreme Court gay marriage case

    Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. The decision in United States v. Windsor did not address the validity of state...
  • Idaho group sues predator-control agency for information

    An Idaho conservation group has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to force a federal agency to turn over information about its methods and activities in killing wildlife in the state. The Western Watersheds Project filed the 18-page lawsuit Monday...
  • Gay marriage, health care among last 7 Supreme Court cases

    The right of same-sex couples to marry and the ability of low- and middle-income Americans to receive subsidies to help them afford insurance under the health care overhaul are the two biggest cases among the seven still to be decided by the Supreme...
  • Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists

    Confronting extremists, law enforcement in the U.S. has been focusing on aspiring jihadists who align with the Islamic State, overshadowing longstanding concerns about avowed racists, neo-Nazis and anti-government militias. The South Carolina shootings,...