- Court rules against damage caps for medical malpractice Updated: Jul-05-15 4:07 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A Florida court has ruled that caps on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits do not apply in personal injury cases.
- 5 sentenced in $25M Medicare fraud involving Nicaragua, D.R. Updated: Jul-05-15 3:52 am
MIAMI - Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.
- 3 in Omaha charged with cattle rustling in Nebraska, Iowa Updated: Jul-04-15 6:17 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - It may no longer be the wild frontier it once was, but the region encompassing eastern Nebraska and western Iowa still sees the occasional cattle thief.
- Court agrees with sentence, conviction of Sioux Falls broker Updated: Jul-04-15 5:10 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A federal appeals court this week agreed with conviction and prison sentence of a Sioux Falls broker accused of scamming more than 100 investors for over $20 million.
- Man gets 10-year sentence for cocaine distribution scheme Updated: Jul-04-15 4:52 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A New York man is headed to prison for his role in a scheme to transport more than 20 kilograms of cocaine from California to New Jersey.
- Shawnee County officials warn of jury duty scam Updated: Jul-04-15 4:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office is warning about a scam in which would-be victims are told they must pay a fine for missing jury duty.
- Ohio activist group loses drilling lawsuit, plans to appeal Updated: Jul-04-15 4:28 pm
BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio - A community activist group near Cleveland that opposes oil and gas wells in residential neighborhoods said it plans to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the state.
- Judge denies Briggs' request to have case dismissed Updated: Jul-04-15 4:18 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the case against a man accused of attempted rape.
- Jury in Alexandria convicts man of resisting deportation Updated: Jul-04-15 4:18 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - A federal jury in Alexandria has convicted an Ethiopian national of refusing to leave the country twice after being ordered to depart.
- A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt Updated: Jul-04-15 4:10 pm
LOS ANGELES - At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
- Visiting judge to hear former Ohio county auditor's case Updated: Jul-04-15 3:55 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The case of a northwest Ohio county auditor charged in a corruption scheme and accused of illegally using government-owned computers will be heard by a visiting judge.
- Analysis: Arkansas court punts on gay marriage issue Updated: Jul-04-15 2:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - By punting a same-sex marriage case that sat before it for more than seven months, members of the Arkansas Supreme Court left unresolved a serious question about how sacrosanct a voter-approved constitutional amendment really is.
- Man pleads in 2014 shooting, to testify against 2 others Updated: Jul-04-15 2:25 pm
LEBANON, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in a shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded.
- Ten Commandments decision prompts conservative outcry Updated: Jul-04-15 2:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision to order a Ten Commandments monument removed from the state Capitol grounds has so angered conservatives in the Legislature that some Republicans are calling for justices to be impeached, while others want to amend the Bill of Rights in the 108-year-old state constitution.
- Attorney asks appeals court to affirm gay marriage ruling Updated: Jul-04-15 2:14 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The attorney representing six same-sex couples in South Dakota has formally asked an appeals court to affirm a judge's ruling that declared the state's ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional.
- Owners of former Vick dogfighting house clash with county Updated: Jul-04-15 2:06 pm
SMITHFIELD, Virginia - The black two-story shed still stands out back at 1915 Moonlight Road - a haunting reminder of the brutal dog fights that took place upstairs when NFL quarterback Michael Vick owned the place.
- Man gets probation for taking Native American artifacts Updated: Jul-04-15 1:41 pm
MOBRIDGE, South Dakota - A Mobridge man has been sentenced to one year of probation for illegally taking Native American artifacts from public lands.
- Indiana man pleads guilty in crash that killed passenger Updated: Jul-04-15 12:40 pm
MADISON, Indiana - A southern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to several drunken driving charges stemming from an October crash that killed a Kansas man who was riding in his car.
- Judge holds fate of Covington's historic Bavarian Brewery Updated: Jul-04-15 12:04 pm
COVINGTON, Kentucky - The fate of the historic Bavarian Brewery in Covington is now in the hands of a Kenton County judge.
- 4 sentenced in prostitution ring that lured Hungarian women Updated: Jul-04-15 11:36 am
MIAMI - Four Miami residents have been sentenced for operating an international escort agency that prosecutors say lured Hungarian women to the U.S. to become prostitutes.
- Ex-worker admits role in bribe-for-contract scheme Updated: Jul-04-15 11:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - A former Orleans Parish School Board employee has pleaded guilty in a federal bribery case involving bids for a school system janitorial services contract.
- Man slated for trial in violent robbery of elderly woman Updated: Jul-04-15 10:34 am
PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday on charges in a violent home invasion robbery last fall that sent a 91-year-old woman to the hospital.
- Court says parents of firefighter can continue with lawsuit Updated: Jul-04-15 9:23 am
CINCINNATI - An Ohio court says the parents of a firefighter killed seven years ago can sue the maker of an emergency radio and the homeowners growing marijuana in the basement where a fire started.
- Ex-prosecutor's request to move his own murder trial delayed Updated: Jul-04-15 4:04 am
QUINCY, Illinois - A former Illinois prosecutor's request to move his own murder trial from the county where he worked will be heard in a nearby county next week.
- Jury acquits Bismarck man of trying to kill wife Updated: Jul-03-15 6:58 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A jury has acquitted a Bismarck man of trying to kill his wife but found him guilty of two lesser charges.