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A Murder Conviction Was Overturned Using DNA and a Family Tree

27 minutes ago   |   Time

A man was cleared for a decades-old murder case Wednesday using DNA and genetic family tree information , the first time a new genetic investigative method has ever led to an...
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Ariana Grande concert bombing suspect due in UK court Thursday

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Hashem Abedi was extradited from Libya.
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Norway holds Muslim cleric for 4 weeks after Italy trial

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

A Norwegian court has ordered an Iraqi-born Muslim cleric held in custody for four weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Italy for terror offenses
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Judge who spared rape suspect because he was from 'good family' steps down

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

New Jersey's Supreme Court terminated the assignment of Judge James Troiano, who spared a teen rape suspect from adult court due to "good family," "excellent school."
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Police probe: Ex-LVCVA boss gave taxpayer-paid gift cards to staff

6 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Former Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter handed out airline gift cards bought by the tax-funded agency as holiday gifts in December 2016, a...
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When John Paul Stevens Eviscerated Antonin Scalia

7 hours ago   |   The New Republic

John Paul Stevens, who died on Tuesday, served on the Supreme Court for 35 years. His tenure, the second-longest in the court's history, placed him in the middle of the great...
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Supreme Court to hear 'Bridgegate' appeal in 2020

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The legal saga from New Jersey's most notorious traffic jam will stretch into next year.
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Auburn 'expects' a notice of allegations and possible penalties from the NCAA related to bribery case

8 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

In court documents, Auburn confirms an NCAA investigation related to Chuck Peron's sentencing
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Federal judge vacancies putting strain on immigration criminal courts

8 hours ago   |   KOAT

There are seven district court judges in New Mexico. With two on semiretirement, that leaves two vacancies, which means a larger caseload for the rest of the judges.
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'El Chapo' Guzmán's family is starting fashion brands inspired by the jailed kingpin, and the US might not be able to do anything about it

'El Chapo' Guzmán's family is starting fashion brands inspired by the jailed kingpin, and the US might not be able to do anything about it

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman received a life sentence on Wednesday for his conviction on drug-trafficking and other charges. While Guzman is unlikely to see...
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Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It... Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

'SEND HER BACK': Trump crowds have new MAGA chant after 'racist tweets' row

'SEND HER BACK': Trump crowds have new MAGA chant after 'racist tweets' row

The crowd at Donald Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina erupted in a raucous chant of ‘send her back!' after the US president fired a fresh broadside at Somali-American... Read more ...

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

MIAMI - Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego... Read more ...

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

Their investigation revealed strong links between the Sicilian mafia of Palermo and American organized crime families - particularly the Gambino crime family of New York... Read more ...