(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.
(HOUSTON) -- A Texas judge dismissed a lawsuit against Houston Methodist Hospital over its policy that mandated all staff needed to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face suspension. The hospital set a deadline for June 7 for its 26,000 employees to get a coronavirus vaccine... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Zahid Quraishi was confirmed as the first Muslim American federal judge by the United States Senate on Thursday. Quraishi, currently a magistrate judge, will serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was confirmed with an overwhelmingly bipartisan... Read More.
A judge has ruled in favor of the woman who accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of groping her in 2018. Page Six reports that Natasha Ashworth was awarded a default judgment against the Jerry Maguire and Men of Honor actor. Ashworth claims Gooding repeatedly tried to touch her backside while she was serving him at Tao... Read More.
Although the court proceedings have been sealed, a Los Angeles judge has reportedly given Brad Pitt more custody over the minor children he shares with ex-wife Angelina Jolie., according to People. Those kids include adopted daughters Pax, 17, and Zahara, 16, as well as the couple's three biological... Read More.
(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- A North Carolina judge has been charged with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly almost hitting Black Lives Matter protesters with his car. In a video of the May 7 incident released by police, an SUV reportedly driven by North... Read More.
Judge Judy Sheindlin is one of the highest paid television stars after negotiating an astounding $47 million salary. In a new interview, the Emmy winner revealed how she secured that high number. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter about her reality series Judge Judy wrapping with its 25th season, the 78-year-old luminary spoke about the mindset she adopted going... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia judge on Thursday said he wants to review Ahmaud Arbery's mental health records in private to determine if he will allow them to be used at the trial of three white defendants accused of tracking down the 25-year-old Black man... Read More.