The debut feature from Ryan Coogler has been the year’s Cinderella story ever since it bowed at Sundance and scooped the Grand Jury Prize, as well as the Audience Award, for U.S. dramatic film. Received in similarly rapturous terms by...Show More Summary
Republican governor of Louisiana and probably POTUS hopeful Bobby Jindal has taken a strong stand against federal agents aiming their power at people for ideological reasons—in this case, the whole IRS-scrutinizing-conservative-groups...Show More Summary
Canal Plus‘ nightly news program Le Grand Journal, which broadcasts live across from the Martinez Hotel here in Cannes, was interrupted tonight when gunshots were heard in the crowd. Jury members Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil were being interviewed on the set when the incident occurred. Show More Summary
Courtesy of the National Police Misconduct Reporting Project comes word of Jerry Koch, a New York anarchist who may be jailed for doing what most people assume you have a right to do: remaining silent in court. Federal prosecutors want...Show More Summary
Fruitvale Station won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Sundance earlier this year, and like another promising debut by a Sundance graduate -- Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild -- has been selected to run in...
A federal grand jury today indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, a longtime lawmaker and civils rights activist, for mail, wire, and tax fraud. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates said the 30-count indictment accuses Brooks, who's served...Show More Summary
From WSB: A federal grand jury has indicted Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks Sr. on 30 counts including mail, wire and tax fraud charges. Brooks, 67, is accused of soliciting contributions from individual and corporate donors to combat illiteracy, but then used the money to pay for personal expenses for himself and his family. [...]
13 firefighters indicted for improper exchange-of-shift arrangements.
2:00 PM Rep. Nadler appropriately highlighted how GOP members of the committee called for aggressive prosecution of those responsible for leaks last year. They wanted to subpoena reporters, bring them before grand juries and jail them if they did not answer questions. Now, they are upset about the DoJ seizing AP records. But, he said let’s [...]
By Larissa Dudkiewicz, Patch.com A Cranberry Township resident accused of stealing more than $13,000 has been indicted by a federal grand jury, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Bronx grand jury indicted a New York woman on Tuesday on suspicion of posing as the aunt of one of the 20 children killed in last year's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in order to fraudulently solicit donations.
If Fruitvale Station sounds familiar, it's because the film (renamed from Fruitvale) won both the Grand Jury Prize and an Audience Award at this year's Sundance. Put another way: Vince from Friday Night Lights might be headed to the Oscars. Michael B. Jordan — of FNL and The Wire fame ... More »
There was a time when you and I liked Garden State. It was about nine years ago. Around when it got nominated for the Grand Jury prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival (losing out to Shane Carruth's Primer), garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews (earning an 86 percent "fresh" on Rotten ... More »
A federal judge said Thursday that a man accused of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials should remain in jail without bond, and ruled that a grand jury will decide on formal charges, local media reported.
Meantime, James Everett Dutschke, 41, from Tupelo, Miss., remains in custody.
TUPELO, Mississippi (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Thursday that there was enough evidence for a grand jury to consider indicting a Mississippi man accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other U.S. officials, a Miss...
In case you’re not attending or could care less about the 2013 CLIOs on May 15 at the Museum of Natural History in NYC, here’s a quick breakdown for you. A jury including W+K Entertainment president Bill Davenport and Wunderman EVP/chief...Show More Summary
Today is May Day, a day when people all over the country rally for workers' rights, immigration issues, and whatever else they feel like protesting at the moment. The protests are mostly peaceful, but last May Day, a small group of anarchists in Seattle vandalized the federal courthouse and a few nearby businesses. Show More Summary
An Ohio grand jury is investigating whether other laws were broken in the aftermath of the rape of an intoxicated 16-year-old girl