A federal judge on Friday sentenced "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore to 6 1/2 years in prison for his infamous two-year, international crime spree of break-ins, and boat and plane thefts that ended in 2010. Read More
A judge has ruled that Montana's medical marijuana law doesn't shield providers of the drug from federal prosecution, delivering a new blow to an industry reeling from a state and federal crackdown.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by 14 individuals and businesses that were among more than two dozen medical marijuana providers raided by federal agents last year across Montana. Read More
Prosecutors on Monday accused the Archdiocese of Philadelphia of being an "unindicted co-conspirator" in a clergy sex abuse case and said the Roman Catholic Church fed predators a steady supply of children.
The comments came in a key hearing before the March trial of a high-ranking church official, a priest and a former priest. Read More
Testimony is set to resume Friday in what is expected to be the last day of the preliminary hearing for a Northern California serial killing suspect.
During the seventh day of testimony on Thursday, the ex-wife of a Joseph Naso, Judith Naso, told the court that she may have twice been drugged unconscious during her marriage so she could be sexually assaulted by strange men. Read More
Aleeza Adelman teaches Jewish studies at a Jewish school, yet she considers herself a teacher whose subject is religion, not a religious teacher. She's rethinking how to define her job after a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling left her wondering what could happen if she ever needed to defend her right to keep it. Read More
The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has settled a lawsuit over an escalator accident at Giants Stadium that seriously injured several people.
An attorney for the plaintiffs confirmed Thursday's settlement, which was first reported by The Record. The deal came midway through a civil trial. Read More
Eight people who sustained serious injuries in an escalator accident after a New York Giants game four years ago reached a $2 million settlement Thursday with the authority that operated the since-demolished Giants Stadium. Read More
A civilian court in Bahrain overturned death sentences Monday for two protesters convicted of murdering two policemen during a wave of anti-government demonstrations last year. Read More
A Seal Beach city jail guard has pleaded not guilty to accepting an iPad and other items from inmates in exchange for favors.
Orange County prosecutors say 32-year-old Jose Alday entered not guilty pleas Tuesday to felony charges of receiving bribes and possession for sale of a controlled substance. He also pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Read More
The prosecution is laying out its charges against the young soldier blamed for the largest leak of classified material in American history in a case that may hinge on whether the U.S. government overzealously stamped "secret" on material posing no national security risk. Read More