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The US Attorney for the District of Columbia, Ronald C. Machen - the man responsible for the aggressive surveillance and phone record scrutiny at Fox News - is also a big donor to the Obama Campaigns. At the time of his appointment,Show More Summary
BP Charges Tossed: Washington white collar defense attorney Reid Weingarten calls it a huge victory: U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has thrown out the key obstruction of Congress charge against a former BP executive, The Associated Press reports. Mad Judge:...
By Jack Spencer, Michigan Capitol Confidential Taylor Public Schools and its faculty union might have bypassed more than just the right-to-work law with their agreement earlier this year, according to a motion filed in the case.
Spurred by pro-life groups and Texas Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, the Harris County District Attorney's Office is proceeding with an investigation into allegations that Houston-based abortionist Douglas Karpen, who operates three...Show More Summary
The action taken by Abe George, a former assistant district attorney in Manhattan running against District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, aims to stop the broadcast of a six-part series.
Former Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who was found guilty of first-degree murder, was spared the death sentence Tuesday after he agreed to forgo an appeal. The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office agreed to two life sentences without the possibility of parol …
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg—following her arrest for a DWI last month, her announcement that she will not be seeking reelection and the looming civil suit to have her removed from her post—announced today that she will be seeking treatment to "deal with the behavior that [led] to my arrest." [ more › ]
So, that man who fled zombies by stealing a strawberry truck — zombies hate strawberries, don’t ya know — accepted a plea deal Monday from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office in California. Jerimiah Clyde Hartline, 29, first soared to internet fame in April by getting busted in the stolen truck that he swerved all [...]Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Brooklyn district attorney is taking another look at every murder conviction in cases involving a lead investigator who was linked to "troubling aspects" of one case that was recently overturned, a spokesman said on Monday.
Garcetti backer switches over Kevin James. LAT weighs in on City Attorney race. 9th district as focus of special interests. Planning director Michael LoGrande on merging with Building and Safety. Mellowing of Maxine Waters. "Marketplace" parts with Robert Reich. Variety's dealings with Commerce Casino. Plus no Kings-Ducks series.
The United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York, the New York field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Ray Kelly, the New York Police Department (NYPD) officer, have stopped another individual from committing an act of terrorism. So it seems.
The US District Attorney for the Eastern District of New York has indicted eight residents of Yonkers for allegedly participating in a global ATM heist that involved removing the withdrawal limits on prepaid debit cards, cloning them, and then getting confederates all over the world to hit ATMs at the same time and clean them [...]
Travis County is home to Austin, Texas and well over a million residents. The county’s district attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg was released from jail about 1am this morning after serving half of a 45-day sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Police are reviewing video footage from a bus-train crash at an Evans City rail crossing that killed two elderly passengers, Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger said on Tuesday. Two video cameras in the Butler Area Rural Transit bus captured...
Gawker is reporting that Fox News mole, Joe Muto, will plead guilty today to misdemeanor attempted theft and attempted computer tampering charges. The agreement, in which the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has pledged not to file...Show More Summary
As reported this morning in various newspapers and sites, the World Bank case (Chang) ended its evidentiary hearings before Special Master John M. Facciola, United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, yesterday with the testimony of District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan. Like his predecessor, ex-AG […]
After a March incident, in which Justin Bieber allegedly spat on his neighbor, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has reportedly recommend he be prosecuted for battery.
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he will seek to try the teen as an adult
(SALT LAKE CITY) — A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced the charges, saying he will seek to try the teen as an adult. Show More Summary