- The Latest: No marriage licenses at Kentucky clerk's office Updated: Sep-01-15 8:20 am
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses (all times local):
- Will clerk issue gay marriage licenses after court ruling? Updated: Sep-01-15 7:52 am
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest decision yet: Hand out licenses or risk potential fines or even possible jail time.
- Stabbing suspect denied bond in Itawamba County Updated: Sep-01-15 6:38 am
FULTON, Mississippi - Bond has been denied for the suspect in the stabbing death of an elderly Fairview woman.
- Appeals court sends oil lease dispute back to Montana judge Updated: Sep-01-15 5:43 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal appeals court has revived a bid by environmentalists to block drilling on some public lands in Montana until the government looks more closely at climate change impacts.
- State's appeal of gay marriage ruling dismissed Updated: Sep-01-15 5:07 am
HELENA, Montana - A federal appeals court has formally dismissed Montana's gay marriage case now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have the right to wed.
- Ruling upholds requirement for DNA samples in death probe Updated: Sep-01-15 4:32 am
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court has ruled that Phoenix police officials acted reasonably in requiring three officers to provide DNA samples for an investigation into a sergeant's death.
- Federal judge to hear whether police violated protest order Updated: Sep-01-15 3:07 am
DENVER - A federal judge is set to hear arguments over whether Denver's police chief should be held in contempt of court after officers seized protesters' property against a judge's order.
- W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening Tuesday Updated: Sep-01-15 2:34 am
SPENCER, West Virginia - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is opening.
- Idaho Supreme Court allows Boy Scout lawsuit to move forward Updated: Aug-31-15 9:02 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's highest court has ruled that the 16 men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by scout leaders in Idaho filed their lawsuit on time against the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- 6 high school football players sentenced in hazing case Updated: Aug-31-15 8:01 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Six of the seven football players accused of hazing and sexual assaulting four other teammates in a New Jersey high school locker room were placed on probationary terms, prosecutors announced Monday night.
- Court considers challenge to California death penalty Updated: Aug-31-15 7:53 pm
PASADENA, California - A federal appeals court considering whether California's death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays focused Monday on procedural issues over whether a novel legal theory had been addressed by the state Supreme Court.
- Kane, supporters mobilizing against effort to force her out Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal charges.
- Louisiana files response to Planned Parenthood lawsuit Updated: Aug-31-15 7:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration told a federal judge that Louisiana can boot Planned Parenthood from Medicaid under both federal law and the terms of the organization's state contract.
- Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain Updated: Aug-31-15 7:01 pm
HELENA, Montana - A 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
- North Carolina justices ponder 2011 redistricting again Updated: Aug-31-15 6:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - As North Carolina's highest court considers for a second time whether the state's legislative and congressional boundaries were lawfully drawn on the basis of race, the justices also must consider seemingly competing rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Oklahoma court rejects withdrawal of guilty plea in 3 deaths Updated: Aug-31-15 6:19 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma appeals court Monday denied a man's request to withdraw his guilty pleas to three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two girls and his fiancÃ©e in eastern Oklahoma.
- Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case Updated: Aug-31-15 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.
- No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling Updated: Aug-31-15 6:10 pm
NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
- The Latest on Jewish shootings: Nazi salute after conviction Updated: Aug-31-15 6:08 pm
OLATHE, Kansas - The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):
- US Supreme Court: Ex-Virginia gov to remain free for now Updated: Aug-31-15 5:35 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to review his public corruption convictions, the justices ruled Monday.
- Wrongly convicted 'Beatrice 6' to get new trial in lawsuit Updated: Aug-31-15 5:26 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 slaying of a woman in southeast Nebraska should get a new trial in their lawsuit against the officials who prosecuted them.
- Proposed grizzly bear protection settlement heads to judge Updated: Aug-31-15 4:19 pm
HELENA, Montana - The state Land Board on Monday approved a proposed lawsuit settlement between Montana and three conservation groups that would protect grizzly bears while still allowing logging in two state forests west of Glacier National Park.
- Appeals panel sides with Arkansas school district Updated: Aug-31-15 4:10 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A lower court was correct to toss a lawsuit filed by parents who claimed the Blytheville School District improperly opted out of an act that allowed them to send their children to neighboring districts, an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel said Monday.
- Injunction against federal water rule may expand Updated: Aug-31-15 2:41 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways.
- Inmate says medical condition would worsen pain of execution Updated: Aug-31-15 12:22 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Mississippi death row inmate is arguing to the state Supreme Court that his medical condition would create a risk of unnecessary pain and torture if he is executed.