By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/18 — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 02/22 — A federal magistrate on Friday ordered the government to disclose to him and to plaintiffs’
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) 02/24 — The city of Simi Valley, California, has reached a $21 million settlement with a man wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years in the killing of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old son.Read more »
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 02/05 — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren’t justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room’s occupants,Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/26 — Some legal experts believe there’s a reasonable chance the prison sentence of less than seven years imposed on a white Chicago police officer last week for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times could be tossed out and a new sentencing ordered.
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/18 — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison,
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/17— A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald,
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NEW YORK (AP) 12/18 — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 12/07 — A Colorado sheriff’s practice of continuing to jail people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities is unconstitutional,
BOSTON (AP) 12/03 — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants a judge he nominated pulled off the bench amid a federal investigation into whether she and other court staff helped a man evade immigration officials who believe he’s in the country illegally.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/29 — Maryland’s highest court on Thursday will hear arguments in the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit “Serial”
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/28 — Tyson Timbs plunked down about $40,000 on a new white Land Rover in 2013. He spent the remaining $30,000 or so of the life-insurance money he received after his father’s death on heroin.
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/27 — President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday said it would appeal a judge’s order barring it from enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/22 — President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts are engaging in an extraordinary public dispute over the independence of America’s judiciary,
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/20 — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.
By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 11/16 — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house in Virginia and live on his own,
WASHINGTON (AP) 10/08 — The Latest on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was “caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats.”
By ALAN FRAM, LISA MASCARO and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/07 — Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S.
By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/04 — A high-stakes partisan row quickly broke out Thursday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago,
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 09/29 — The city of St. Paul has agreed to pay $520,000 to a woman who was attacked by a police dog last year as she was taking out her trash,