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  • Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency

    Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday. Former U.S....
  • Daley boosts coffers in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

    Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful James Daley boosted his cash over the last month but incumbent Justice Ann Walsh Bradley still has the edge on him in the money game. Daley and Bradley were expected to file finance reports with state election officials on...
  • Court upholds Minnesota man's conviction in wife's death

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a St. Paul man found guilty of killing his wife and dumping her body in the Mississippi River. Forty-one-year-old Jeffery Trevino had challenged his conviction. Jurors convicted Trevino in...
  • Downtown L.A. seafood company ordered to halt operations

    Downtown L.A. seafood company ordered to halt operations
    A federal court has ordered a Los Angeles-based seafood company to cease operations after food inspectors found listeria bacteria in its processing facilities, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday. U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules

    Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday that a trial to determine ownership of the prized Bahia Emerald will continue in Los Angeles despite ongoing efforts by the government of Brazil to return the gem to its country of origin.  The 180,000-...
  • High court: Sex offender can challenge GPS monitoring

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a North Carolina sex offender should have another chance to challenge an order that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet around the clock and for the rest of his life. The justices said the state's highest court must...
  • Danbury Woman Charged With Intentionally Burning Child She Was Babysitting

    DANBURY — A 31-year-old Danbury woman is accused of intentionally burning a child she was babysitting. Lidia Quilligana faces arraignment Monday in Superior Court in Danbury on charges including first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor....
  • High court rejects church appeal over use of public school

    The Supreme Court has again rejected an appeal from a small evangelical church in the Bronx seeking to overturn New York City's ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools. The justices did not comment Monday in siding with the city's...
  • Justices reject appeal by US flag-wearing students

    The Supreme Court has denied an appeal from former California high school students who were ordered to turn their American flag T-shirts inside out during a celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday at school. The justices did not comment Monday in...
  • Supreme Court won't hear pastor's appeal of abuse conviction

    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Wisconsin pastor convicted of conspiracy to commit child abuse for advocating the use of wooden rods to spank children. The justices had no comment on their order Monday rejecting Philip Caminiti's...
  • Court says lawyer's brief absence doesn't merit a retrial

    The Supreme Court says a Michigan man convicted of murder and armed robbery does not deserve a new trial even though his lawyer was absent for 10 minutes during the original trial. The justices ruled Monday in favor of Michigan officials who want to stop...
  • SCOTUS remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    RICHMOND – The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map. The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a...