By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 12/17 — An Oklahoma man is just days away from walking out of prison after a federal judge decided he has spent 35 years in prison for a kidnapping and murder that evidence indicates he likely didn’t commit,
By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 10/29 — An Indiana man who had his $40,000 Land Rover seized after a small-time drug deal isn’t getting it back yet,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press 10/29 – A judge on Tuesday struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year’s synagogue massacre,
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/21 — Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team,
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 09/18 — A federal judge blocked the extradition of a man Wednesday accused of killing a police officer and injuring two others in the Dominican Republic in 2013 and ordered him released.
By CEDAR ATTANASIO and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) 09/12 — A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S.
By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 08/30 — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate.
PHOENIX (AP) 08/21 — A federal appeals court has upheld a man’s second-degree murder conviction but threw out another conviction based on the first while ruling that the murder isn’t always a crime of violence under federal law.
By AMY TAXIN and ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press 07/25 – A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/05 — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled,
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) 06/29 — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California,Read more »
CLEVELAND (AP) 06/19 — The city of Cleveland has settled a lawsuit against a man who attacked two women and was later sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding their remains in and around his Cleveland home.Read more »
By REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) 06/12 — The Idaho Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can’t arrest someone for a misdemeanor unless they have a warrant or actually saw the crime being committed.
PHOENIX (AP) 05/28 — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that medical marijuana cardholders are protected from arrest for possessing hashish and other cannabis extracts as long as they don’t have more of the drug than allowed.Read more »
By DAISY NGUYEN and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/25 — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency,
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 05/24 — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump,
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) 05/20 — A man opened fire on police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance in an Alabama mobile home park, killing one officer and wounding two others,Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 05/13 — Prosecutors cannot use secretly recorded video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in massage parlor sex,