Legal proceedings

April 25, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a late baseball executive is suing an auction house over the 1876 National League constitution, one of the most valuable artifacts in sports. Mary Elizabeth Fleig, the 92-year-old widow of Fred Fleig, and others filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has convicted journalists and other staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said Wednesday that 14 employees were found guilty of "aiding a terror group without being a member," with sentences...
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Illusionist David Copperfield appears in court Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. Copperfield testified in a negligence lawsuit involving a British man who claims he was badly hurt when he fell while participating in a 2013 Las Vegas show. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 25, 2018 - 3:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they've found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years. The three women came forward...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After a six-week trial, jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program. The judge gave the case to the jury...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Jordan Hamlett leaves federal court following his guilty plea in Baton Rouge, La. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Hamlett on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana private investigator was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for repeatedly trying to electronically access Donald Trump's federal tax information several weeks before the 2016 election. Jordan Hamlett, 32, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty in December to...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said. Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole was killed around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock, about 60...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 25, 2018 - 1:16 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Deliberating jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case have asked their first question of the judge. The jury returned to a suburban Philadelphia courtroom less than two hours into its...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:01 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Five students are suing Syracuse University for disciplinary actions related to videos of a private event where fraternity members used racial slurs and simulated a sexual assault of a disabled person. The federal lawsuit filed anonymously Tuesday by five Theta Tau members...
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April 25, 2018 - 12:57 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Confronted with a federal judge's looming deadline, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials Wednesday to decide what to do about the state's process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners. U.S. District Judge Mark...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates says the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the DACA program “was unlawful and must be set aside.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 25, 2018 - 12:30 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge has ruled, but the government has 90 days to restate its arguments before the order takes effect. If Tuesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge...
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