(MILWAUKEE, Wis.) -- A judge announced Wednesday that he has found probable cause to bring homicide charges against a Wisconsin police officer, five years after a local district attorney declared the officer was justified in his use of deadly force on a man he... Read More.
(POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa) -- The lead agent who investigated the disappearance and murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts testified Tuesday that there was no doubt in his mind who killed her. "Cristhian Rivera murdered Mollie Tibbetts," special agent Trent Vileta said in court. Vileta... Read More.
An appeals court in California has dismissed the judge Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had hired to adjudicate their divorce proceedings, Page Six is reporting. Jolie had filed an appeal motion before Judge John W. Ouderkirk's decision in May that ultimately awarded Pitt more time with their minor children: adopted daughters Pax, 17, and Zahara, 16, as well... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal judge in central Arkansas on Wednesday issued a temporary injunction to a constitutional challenge to the state's first-of-its-kind ban on gender-affirming health care for transgender youth -- meaning the ban will not take effect next week, a victory... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal courthouse in central Arkansas on Wednesday will be the site of a consequential moment for the LGBTQ+ community in the state -- and for health care precedent across the country -- as a federal judge is slated to... Read More.
(AUSTIN) -- A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program was unlawful in a significant blow to the Obama-era approach that shielded young people brought to the country illegally from deportation. U.S. District Court Judge Andrew... Read More.
(BALTIMORE) -- A Baltimore judge has shut down efforts by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to put an early end to enhanced pandemic unemployment benefits. Judge Lawrence P. Fletcher-Hill of the Circuit Court for Baltimore issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday ordering that immediate action be taken... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin acted in a manner that was "particularly cruel and an abuse of his authority" in the killing of George Floyd, according to the judge who sentenced the former Minneapolis police officer. Chauvin faced a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison... Read More.
(ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.) -- The suspect in an alleged road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy in California last month was denied bail Friday for, a judge said, posing a "complete danger to the community." Marcus Eriz, 24, pleaded not guilty to murder charges... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — A federal judge ruled in favor of Florida in a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the agency overstepped its authority. Judge Steven Merryday said the CDC is "preliminarily enjoined" from enforcing its conditional sail order -- a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — A New York judge on Tuesday ordered that Harvey Weinstein be transferred to Los Angeles, where he faces criminal sex charges. "I will respectfully deny your petition," Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case told Weinstein's defense attorney, Norman Effman, who had asked... Read More.