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
Most people can't wait to leave jail, but one northern Arizona inmate has been charged with trespassing after refusing to leave the Coconino County lockup.
Coconino County Sheriff's Office spokesman Gerry Blair says 44-year-old Martin Batieni Kombate was arrested in Flagstaff last week for trespassing and was scheduled for release Monday on his own recognizance on the charge. 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
Angry, dim-witted criminals took center stage in San Francisco’s southern neighborhoods Saturday.Bayshore Boulevard and Arleta Avenue11:45 p.m. SaturdayA man allegedly trying to steal beer from a 7-Eleven fled when police arrived, dropping the booze and his cellphone. The forgiving clerk decided not to press charges since he got his beer back. But the suspect was still arrested on an outstanding warrant.Campbell Avenue and Rutland Street Read More
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Friday he's "very comfortable" with his decision to grant pardons or other clemency to more than 200 people, including convicted killers, in his last days in office.
Barbour said Friday during his first interview on the pardons that nearly 190 of the people who got pardons or other reprieves had already been released from prison before his actions. Only 10, he said, have been or will be fully released from prison. Read More