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  • 6 Police Officers Involved in Freddie Gray Homicide Indicted


    A Baltimore grand jury indicted all six Baltimore police officers charged in the homicide of Freddie Gray. Gray died in April from injuries sustained while in police custody. The officers allegedly gave Gray a "rough ride" in the back of a police van, resulting in fatal injuries to his......

  • Can I Get Workers' Comp For Injuries at a Company Picnic?


    You can get workers' compensation for injuries at work, but are you covered for injuries at the annual company picnic? Company picnics are full of hazards. You could twist an ankle while walking through the park. You could sprain your back defending the marketing team's dodge ball championship title.......

  • Urban Agriculture: 3 Laws to Know


    Once the provenance of hippies and hipsters, urban agriculture is becoming more and more popular across city-dwelling populations. Rooftop gardens, front-yard farms, and vacant lots-turned-vegetable patches are popping up every day. And whether you're getting into urban agriculture because you're health conscious, eco conscious, or money conscious, you should......

  • Janice Dickinson Sues Bill Cosby for Defamation


    The latest in a long line of accusations, lawsuits, denials, and countersuits, former supermodel Janice Dickinson has sued Bill Cosby for defamation. Dickinson claims Cosby's denials of her sexual assault allegations against him injured her reputation and caused her emotional distress. The comedian/actor has been accused of sexual assault......

  • What Happens If a Golf Ball Hits My Car?


    If you're out at the range or on the course, you're probably most concerned with how you're hitting the ball. But if you're parked nearby, you might want to watch the other folks swinging the clubs. One circular dent in your fender can ruin an otherwise great round, and......

Supreme Court News

  • Supreme Court strikes down Maryland tax law

    Mon, 18 May 2015 18:17:29 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Maryland tax that has the effect of double-taxing income residents earn in other states.

  • Graham: 'I'm running' to be 'best commander in chief'

    Mon, 18 May 2015 17:18:50 GMT

    ATLANTA (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday he will run for president in 2016, saying he believes he would be the best choice to serve as commander in chief amid continued unrest in the Middle East.

  • High court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

    Mon, 18 May 2015 17:14:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco.

  • Justices make it easier to sue over 401(k) retirement plans

    Mon, 18 May 2015 15:28:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in favor of participants in employee retirement plans who object to companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings.

  • Supreme Court says convicted felons can sell their guns

    Mon, 18 May 2015 14:56:45 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities.

Criminal Law News

  • Streets calm a day after protest of Ohio officer's acquittal

    Sun, 24 May 2015 11:27:31 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a barrage of police gunfire.

  • Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims

    Sun, 24 May 2015 11:02:43 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.

  • Local media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital

    Sun, 24 May 2015 10:27:34 GMT

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local media reported.

  • Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistan

    Sun, 24 May 2015 10:19:49 GMT

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A militant video released Sunday purported to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by Taliban-allied fighters in Pakistan a year ago asking for his government to help him be released.

  • Malaysia finds mass graves of suspected trafficking victims

    Sun, 24 May 2015 08:00:41 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Sunday they have discovered mass graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.

Political News

  • Mali: Rebels capture soldiers after fighting In north

    Sun, 24 May 2015 12:43:34 GMT

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Separatist rebels in northern Mali say they are holding 19 soldiers from the national army following recent fighting.

  • Burundi opposition figures go into hiding following killing

    Sun, 24 May 2015 12:32:04 GMT

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Many of Burundi's opposition figures have gone into hiding after the killing of an opposition leader, said an opposition politician Sunday.

  • Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

    Sun, 24 May 2015 12:08:58 GMT

    LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.

  • Saudi king vows to punish those behind IS-claimed attack

    Sun, 24 May 2015 12:07:52 GMT

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's king on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for a rare suicide bombing that killed 21 people at a Shiite mosque in the country's east, calling it a "heinous terrorist attack" that runs against Islamic and human values.

  • Local elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appeal

    Sun, 24 May 2015 11:38:11 GMT

    MADRID (AP) — Voters began casting ballots Sunday across much of Spain in local elections that could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the ruling conservative Popular Party and its rival, the center-left Socialists.