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George Zimmerman asked a judge on Monday to change the terms of his bond so he can have contact with the girlfriend he's accused of assaulting.
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Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
2 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian
The Crown Prosecution Service announced today that it had authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge the former X Factor judge with "being concerned in" the supply of drugs.
4 hrs ago | USA Today
Ex-San Diego mayor Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he led America's eighth-largest city, completing the fall of the former 10-term congressman.
9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports Deputy Erick Gelhaus will be on a desk assignment while the Sonoma County district attorney reviews an investigative report and determines whether he committed criminal wrongdoing.
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Jurors who do internet or other research about the cases on which they are sitting should face criminal prosecution rather than proceedings for contempt of court, the Law Commission has said.
13 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
The criminal charge against former Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Joey Masters is serious, but hardly jaw-dropping: He's accused on a single misdemeanor count of taking a few hundred dollars from a petty cash fund in his office.
In this image from video provided by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a blood pressure cuff lets out a strange noise when the doctor takes a patient's blood pressure in an ad from the Midwestern insurer.
In Minnesota: State auditors found that 88 police officers in departments across the state misused their access to personal data in the state driver's license database to look up information on family, friends, girlfriends or others without proper authorization or relevance to any official investigation in 2012.
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States are proposing stricter requirements for the home health care workforce including background checks, mandatory training hours, and licensing of agencies.
The mother of a slain Ohio toddler has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of permitting child abuse in the boy's 2012 death.
The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
The New York comptroller's office announced Friday that it will audit hate crime reporting statewide after a legislator earlier this year cited an apparent spike in such crimes.
President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
Harbinder Khatkar, from Derby, has been ordered to serve at least 14 years after being convicted of rapes committed in December 2011 and February 2013 A violent rapist has been jailed for life after a landmark legal ruling in which his original acquittal for the offence was quashed by the Court of Appeal.
AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers' communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers' data.