- Haslam unsure of reason for few court applicants Updated: Dec-13-13 2:49 pm
- Judge sends voter citizenship suit back Updated: Dec-13-13 2:44 pm
- Lawsuit: NM officer fired for prostitution report Updated: Dec-13-13 2:44 pm
- Man sentenced to death for teen's slaying Updated: Dec-13-13 2:37 pm
- Report: Settlement in GA, paving company suits Updated: Dec-13-13 2:37 pm
- Board approves eminent domain move for train Updated: Dec-13-13 2:37 pm
- Advocates seek to reverse rape sentence in Montana Updated: Dec-13-13 2:34 pm
- Minn. judge takes hard look at voter sign-up site Updated: Dec-13-13 2:32 pm
- NCAA seeks dismissal of student athlete suit Updated: Dec-13-13 2:31 pm
- Court to decide whether lawsuit can move forward Updated: Dec-13-13 2:29 pm
- Bartlesville employees plead guilty to misdemeanor Updated: Dec-13-13 2:19 pm
- Ohio man gets 6 years for wife's hospital killing Updated: Dec-13-13 2:16 pm
- Toyota to enter settlement negotiations Updated: Dec-13-13 2:13 pm
- Judge: Silk Road doctor has drug abuse problem Updated: Dec-13-13 2:11 pm
- Court defines residency for spouses fleeing abuse Updated: Dec-13-13 2:04 pm
- Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis Updated: Dec-13-13 2:01 pm
- W.Va. judge tosses out guilty plea on drug charges Updated: Dec-13-13 1:58 pm
- Kansas City board sues state over accreditation Updated: Dec-13-13 1:50 pm
- Man serving life sentence dies in Iowa prison Updated: Dec-13-13 1:31 pm
- Retired employees ask judge to block pension cuts Updated: Dec-13-13 1:28 pm
- Ohio school workers plead not guilty Updated: Dec-13-13 1:09 pm
- 5 sentenced in C. Ore. bank fraud scheme Updated: Dec-13-13 1:04 pm
- Lowell man faces murder charge in baby's death Updated: Dec-13-13 12:43 pm
- Neb. man accused of sex assaults on daughters Updated: Dec-13-13 12:37 pm
- Co-defendant acquitted in Pa. bar shooting deaths Updated: Dec-13-13 12:35 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - They sit at the pinnacle of Tennessee's justice system, enjoying power, privileges, prestige - and even a job nearly for life, once in office.
WICHITA, Kansas - A federal judge has sent back to federal elections officials a request by Kansas and Arizona to force modifications in a national voter registration form so the states can fully enforce proof-of-citizenship requirements.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A former New Mexico State Police officer says he was fired after informing his supervisor that a fellow officer was having sex with prostitutes, according to a lawsuit filed in state district court.
OCALA, Florida - A 21-year-old man is heading to death row for his part in the slaying of a Summerfield teenager in April 2011.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation has reached a settlement in lawsuits filed by a south Georgia paving company.
SACRAMENTO, California - A state board gave approval Friday for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start the process of seizing property through eminent domain for a $68 billion bullet train.
BILLINGS, Montana - Advocates for women are asking the Montana Supreme Court to reverse a one-month prison sentence in a teacher-student rape case.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota judge said Friday he likely lacks power to invalidate voter registrations of thousands of people who signed up through a new online system, which has come under fire because of how it was created.
OAKLAND, California - The NCAA is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by former college basketball standout Ed O'Bannon and other former student athletes challenging the NCAA's ban on compensating athletes.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will weigh in on a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bancorp accusing management of irresponsibly investing employee retirement money in the bank's then-failing stock.
BARTLESVILLE, Oklahoma - Eight city of Bartlesville water department employees have pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges.
AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed was sentenced Friday to six years in prison.
SANTA ANA, California - After a four-year legal battle, Toyota is entering settlement talks on hundreds of lawsuits that allege sudden unintended acceleration problems with its vehicles led to deaths and injuries.
DOVER, Delaware - A federal judge says a Delaware doctor charged with illegally selling drugs on the underground website Silk Road has a serious drug habit herself.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a domestic abuse protection order a woman filed against her husband, rejecting his argument that the order wasn't valid because she'd fled to another county.
WASHINGTON - A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is on track for Senate passage next week.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A judge has tossed out the guilty plea on drug charges in the case of a central figure in the federal corruption investigation in Mingo County.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Kansas City school district is suing to get an accreditation upgrade that would stop it from being subjected to a student transfer law or state takeover.
FORT DODGE, Iowa - Iowa prison officials are investigating the death of a 73-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive at a prison in Fort Dodge.
HELENA, Montana - Retired state and local government employees are asking a Montana judge to block reductions to the annual cost-of-living raises in their pensions.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Four eastern Ohio school workers entered not guilty pleas Friday to charges stemming from a grand jury investigation into other alleged crimes spurred by the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.
BEND, Oregon - Five people have been sentenced in one of the biggest fraud cases arising from the Central Oregon real estate boom and bust of the early 2000s.
LOWELL, Massachusetts - Charges against a Lowell man accused of so severely injuring his infant son that the child died have been upgraded to murder, prosecutors say.
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A February trial has been scheduled for a rural Columbus man accused of sexually assaulting his daughters during weekend visits at his home.
WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A man charged in two fatal shootings outside a western Pennsylvania bar after he was implicated by another man charged in the case has been found not guilty.