- Judge: Officer didn't kill Ute tribal member in UT Updated: Mar-08-14 6:49 pm
- Former DeSoto County inmate files federal lawsuit Updated: Mar-08-14 11:17 am
- Woman suing former New Mexico parole officer Updated: Mar-06-14 6:56 pm
- DeWine: Ohio election law violates free speech Updated: Mar-04-14 3:33 pm
- Jail informants under fire in Orange County Updated: Mar-01-14 11:52 am
- Indicted San Francisco cops plead not guilty Updated: Feb-28-14 6:05 pm
- Judge allows black New Haven officers' lawsuit Updated: Feb-28-14 2:35 pm
- Missouri House backs limits on medical malpractice Updated: Feb-26-14 7:50 pm
- Ann Rule lawsuit against Seattle Weekly tossed Updated: Feb-26-14 4:26 pm
- Arpaio's office accused of targeting businessman Updated: Feb-24-14 4:56 pm
- Unarmed Ohio man shot by police files suit Updated: Feb-23-14 4:03 pm
- Deaf man sues Hawthorne police over confrontation Updated: Feb-18-14 7:58 pm
- Oregon backs off ban on raw milk advertising Updated: Feb-14-14 2:08 pm
- Judge hears challenge of Texas' gay marriage ban Updated: Feb-12-14 4:22 pm
- Ex-East Haven police officer gets 4 months Updated: Feb-12-14 2:23 pm
- Gay marriage emerges as issue in Colorado AG race Updated: Feb-11-14 5:47 pm
- Lawsuit targets NM child welfare agency Updated: Feb-10-14 5:40 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge has ruled that a Ute tribal member was not murdered by a Vernal police officer after a 2007 chase as his family claimed in a lawsuit.
FORT MYERS, Florida - A Former DeSoto County inmate has filed a $3.5 million federal lawsuit against his former jailers, alleging his civil rights were violated by a series of beatings he endured while in their custody last year.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against the state Corrections Department and a former probation officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman.
WASHINGTON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule as unconstitutional a state election law that bars people from making recklessly false statements about political candidates, saying it restricts free speech.
SANTA ANA, California - Attorney Scott Sanders was defending two high-profile death penalty cases in California when he realized evidence in both cases was coming from the same jailhouse snitch. He wondered if it could be more than a coincidence.
SAN FRANCISCO - Stripped of their guns and pay, four San Francisco police officers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges contained in federal corruption indictments that could send each to prison for a decade or more.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed by black police officers accusing New Haven of racial discrimination over a sergeant promotion test in the same city where the U.S. Supreme Court ruled white firefighters' civil rights were violated over a promotion test.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Seeking to sidestep a court ruling, the Missouri House endorsed legislation Wednesday that attempts to reinstate limits on the amount of money people can receive from medical malpractice lawsuits.
SEATTLE - A judge has thrown out true-crime author Ann Rule's defamation lawsuit against a weekly Seattle newspaper, finding that an article accusing her of "sloppy storytelling" constitutes protected free speech.
PHOENIX - A lawyer for an Arizona restaurant owner says the sheriff's office for metro Phoenix targeted his client on identity theft allegations in a bid to discourage him from cooperating with federal officials pressing a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff.
CINCINNATI - A man who says he had his hands in the air and was unarmed when a Cleveland police officer shot him in the chest over a traffic violation last year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit, saying the officer's actions were "extreme and outrageous" and that department leaders have fostered an atmosphere ripe for constitutional violations.
HAWTHORNE, California - A deaf man who says Hawthorne police roughed him up when he couldn't communicate with them has filed a civil rights lawsuit.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon regulators have backed off a ban on advertising unpasteurized milk.
SAN ANTONIO - A lawyer representing Texas asked a federal judge Wednesday to reject pleas from two gay couples to suspend the state constitution's definition of marriage as between one man and one woman, calling the legalization of same-sex marriages "a more recent innovation than Facebook."
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A former East Haven police officer charged in an investigation of mistreatment of Latinos and others become the last of four officers sentenced in the case Wednesday, getting four months in prison for using unreasonable force during an arrest.
DENVER - The Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general says the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional rights of gay couples and that the law shouldn't be defended.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's embattled child welfare agency is the target of a federal lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.