• Chairman November 3, 2019 6:03 am

    Bangladesh Grants Bail to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus

    A court in Bangladesh’s capital granted bail Sunday to micro-credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus over the firing of three employees by Grameen Communications, where he is chairman. Acting Chairman of the 3rd Labor Court in Dhaka, Zakia Parveen, granted the bail when Yunus appeared before the court. The country’s High Court had set a Nov. 7 deadline last...

  • JUDGE October 24, 2019 10:00 pm

    16 Sentenced to Death for Setting Bangladesh Student on Fire

    A court in eastern Bangladesh sentenced the principal of an Islamic school and 15 others to death on Thursday over the killing of an 18-year-old woman who was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against the principal. Judge Mamunur Rashid of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal found Principal Siraj Ud Doula and the others...

  • Boston October 6, 2019 1:02 pm

    Defense Lawyer Files for Further Records in Kidnapping Case

    The defense lawyer for a Rhode Island man charged with kidnapping a Boston woman from her birthday celebration whose body was later found in the trunk of his car is requesting additional records.

  • JUDGE August 2, 2019 10:40 am

    Judge in Disciplinary Trial Recommends NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Case Be Fired

    An NYPD judge recommended firing the officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, bring some measure of closure to a nationally influential case that local and federal officials all declined to criminally prosecute. The judge found officer Daniel Pantaleo — who has been on modified administrative duty in the years since Garner’s...

  • JUDGE July 26, 2019 12:45 pm

    ‘Blow This Motherf—– Up': Woman Arrested for Trashing Swedish Embassy Over A$AP Rocky's Detention

    A woman upset over rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention in Sweden showed up at the Embassy of Sweden complex in D.C. and threatened to “blow this motherf—– up,” screamed obscenities at staff and kicked over furniture before she was arrested by the Secret Service, an affidavit obtained by the News4 I-Team shows.

  • JUDGE July 25, 2019 10:31 am

    Raw: Video Shows Last Time Ole Miss Student Seen Alive

    Police have released surveillance video of the last night that Ole Miss student Ally Kostial was seen alive. She was later found dead with gunshot wounds and a college student from Fort Worth has been charged with murder in connection with her death.

  • Donald Trump July 16, 2019 7:31 pm

    Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media, Says He Broke Gag Order

    No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after concluding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump repeatedly flouted her gag order. Stone, who is charged with lying in the Russia investigation, has used social media repeatedly to disparage the case against him and...

  • Boston July 8, 2019 6:51 pm

    5 Biggest Twists From Monday's Testimony in Kevin Spacey Groping Case

    Monday’s hearing in the ongoing sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey contained a number of unexpected twists. The 59-year-old actor is accused of groping a then-18-year-old bus boy at the Club Car Restaurant in Nantucket in July of 2016. Here are five of the more unusual moments from Monday’s testimony in Nantucket District Court.

  • Boston July 8, 2019 6:51 pm

    5 Biggest Twists From Monday's Testimony in Kevin Spacey Groping Case

    Monday’s hearing in the ongoing sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey contained a number of unexpected twists. The 59-year-old actor is accused of groping a then-18-year-old bus boy at the Club Car Restaurant in Nantucket in July of 2016. Here are five of the more unusual moments from Monday’s testimony in Nantucket District Court.

  • defense lawyer June 8, 2019 11:01 am

    5 Year-Old Girl Paralyzed by Rape Shocks Sierra Leone

    At first no one knew why the 5-year-old girl could no longer move her legs or control her urine. For months she lay on the ground, unable to walk or play. Some in the community blamed witchcraft but the real reason was more horrific: The child had been brutally raped and left paralyzed as a result of her injuries. The...

  • lawyer June 6, 2019 5:32 pm

    Mercy or Death? Jury Takes Up Dad's Fate for Killing 5 Kids

    A South Carolina father convicted of killing his five young children should die for the murders because he made them suffer in a carefully thought out plan to avoid prison, prosecutors said Thursday. But a lawyer for Timothy Jones Jr. asked the same jurors who convicted him two days earlier to have mercy and choose life in prison without parole...

  • food March 28, 2019 7:12 pm

    Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Muslim Teen

    A Northern Virginia man received four life sentences without the possibility of parole for raping and killing a Muslim teenager as she walked back to a mosque with friends for pre-dawn religious services.

  • Maine February 22, 2019 8:51 am

    Maine's Highest Court Upholds Conviction in 1980 Murder Case

    Maine’s highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who was sentenced for the 1980 death of a 16-year-old in a case that stymied investigators for decades.

  • JUDGE May 7, 2019 4:24 pm

    Coast Guard Lieutenant Accused of Threats Detained

    A judge agreed with prosecutors and ruled a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of threats should remain detained. Chris Gordon reports prosecutors must come up with charges other than possession of guns and drugs within 14 days.

  • lawyer January 31, 2019 3:36 pm

    Defense Lawyer Argues Government Witnesses Lied About El Chapo

    A defense attorney for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman assailed the federal case against the Mexican drug lord as “a fantasy,” telling a U.S. jury Thursday that the prosecution relied on a parade of cooperating witnesses who “lie, steal, cheat, deal drugs and kill people” for a living.

  • Russia January 3, 2019 3:12 pm

    Bail Sought for Ex-Marine Held in Moscow for Alleged Spying

    The defense lawyer for a former U.S. Marine who was arrested in Russia for alleged spying said Thursday that he is trying to get the American released from the Moscow prison where he has dealt well with his detention. Michigan resident Paul Whelan, a 48-year-old corporate security director from the Detroit area, was arrested Friday on espionage charges. The Russian...

  • lawyer November 14, 2018 8:36 am

    Zoo's Missing Meerkat Mystery Solved With 3 People Charged

    It wasn’t grand theft. It was tiny. But the snatching of a baby meerkat from a zoo has not only become a major story in the Australian city of Perth, it has led to the arrest of three people. In September, Perth Zoo was ready to publicly show off its new month-old meerkitten to the public and media, but a...

  • Chicago November 13, 2018 9:25 pm

    Trial of Alleged Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo' Begins in NYC

    The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman got underway on Tuesday, with a prosecutor telling jurors how the man who got his start in a modest marijuana-selling business in Mexico ruthlessly turned it into blood-drenched smuggling operation that funneled cocaine and other drugs as far north as New York.

  • Donald Trump November 2, 2018 4:39 pm

    Ex-CIA Contractor Gets 90 Days for Retaining Secret Info

    A former CIA contractor was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail for unauthorized retention of classified materials at a hearing that shed little light on his motives. Reynaldo Regis, 54, of Fort Washington, Maryland, had been seeking probation at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Alexandria. His lawyers pointed to probation sentences received by retired Gen. David Petraeus...

  • JUDGE September 25, 2018 2:57 pm

    Andrea Constand's Impact Statement Says Bill Cosby ‘Robbed Me'

    Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby’s sentencing Tuesday.

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