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  • High court rejects judge's challenge to ban on moonlighting

    High court rejects judge's challenge to ban on moonlighting
    Facing a choice between resigning his judgeship or resigning a lucrative side job as a bank director, Northampton County Judge Craig Dally won't get a reprieve from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This week, the justices rejected a constitutional...
  • Appeals court refuses to block Sunnyvale gun ordinance

    A federal appeals court Wednesday unanimously refused to block an ordinance banning possession of large-scale magazines for guns. The ordinance, passed in 2013 by voters in the Bay Area city of Sunnyvale, banned ammunition devices capable of accepting...
  • Northern California mom pleads not guilty to charges in death of newborn son

    WOODLAND, Calif. The mother of a newborn boy found dead last week in a remote Yolo County slough pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and abusing or endangering the health of a child. Samantha Green, 23, was...
  • Excerpts from health care case argued at the Supreme Court

    Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday about whether the nation's health care law makes subsidies for buying insurance available to residents of all states, or only to people in states that establish their own insurance exchanges:...
  • Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing case

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott has dropped further appeals aimed at reviving a law that would require welfare benefits applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing. Scott's administration did not seek U.S. Supreme Court review by a Tuesday deadline....
  • Cook County judge halts medical marijuana license

    Cook County judge halts medical marijuana license
    A judge ruled Wednesday that Illinois regulators must hold off on issuing a medical marijuana growing license in Kankakee because of claims in a lawsuit that the state's secret licensing procedures violated its own rules. The state responded with a...
  • Irvine council: Ex-Mayor Agran must appear before judge in Great Park deposition tussle

    Irvine council: Ex-Mayor Agran must appear before judge in Great Park deposition tussle
    Longtime City Council member and three-time Irvine Mayor Larry Agran must go before an Orange County Superior Court judge because he didn't show up for a scheduled deposition on the Great Park audit. The city also is seeking to recover legal fees...
  • Clinton's emails may be off-limits to public under court ruling

    WASHINGTON A federal court ruling that the private email account of a top White House official is off-limits for a records search may help Hillary Clinton shield her electronic messages from the news media and public. A federal judge in Washington denied...
  • State appeals ruling blocking fenced hunting preserve rules

    The Indiana attorney general's office is appealing a court ruling that state wildlife officials overstepped their authority in trying to shut down Indiana's high-fenced deer-hunting preserves. The state Court of Appeals ruled last month that since...
  • Thousands of SD residents could lose insurance subsidies

    Thousands of South Dakota residents are among the millions who have obtained financial assistance to pay for health insurance and could be affected by the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's signature law before the U.S. Supreme Court. The...
  • Officials: Ruling in health care case won't affect Oregon

    Oregon's health insurance marketplace is a state-based exchange and would not be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court case against president Barack Obama's health care law, state officials say. The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Wednesday. The...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 5

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. STATE SUPREME COURT TAKES UP CHALLENGE TO NEW DISTRICTS The fate of Florida's 27 members of Congress is now up to the state's highest court. The Florida Supreme...