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24 min ago | CBS 47
Prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after his girlfriend said in a sworn statement she did not want to pursue the case.
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2 hrs ago | Times Herald
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that prosecutors can refute expert testimony about a defendant's mental state with information gleaned from a compelled psychiatric evaluation.
6 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
A judge Tuesday overturned the conviction of a man who spent 30 years in prison for a rape he says he falsely confessed to after being tortured by police.
Frank DiPascali, Madoff's former lieutenant and the government's star witness at the trial of five former Madoff employees, said Madoff called him into his Manhattan office and told him to close the door behind him on a day Madoff, a former Nasdaq chairman, had spent staring out his window.
Surrey's Steven Beszedes was sentenced to another two years in jail on Dec. 6 for drugging and taking advantage of numerous victims.
A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on shoplifting charges.
The media and a small group of guests were given a sneak preview of the majestic show Cavalia Odysseo in Vancouver.
A man suspected of hitting and killing his girlfriend while driving drunk at Airport Heights in St. John's still doesn't have a lawyer.
Auto theft increased significantly in California and other property crimes also rose after the state began an initiative resulting in more inmates being released early, according to the first independent study of crime trends driven by the "realignment" program to reduce the state prison population.
Jurors found former Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia guilty of 11 charges, including conspiracy, misappropriating public funds, falsification of government records and conflict of interest.
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.
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.
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.
Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos is to be charged with being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs 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.
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.
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.
The man shot by police Saturday after he allegedly used a cane to attack an officer has been charged with several crimes including assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, menacing and attempted criminal mischief.