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Chris Brown's bodyguard's verdict delayed

Chris Brown's bodyguard's verdict delayed

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Two days of testimony given in Christopher Hollosy's trial; Chris Brown's trial delayed until Monday.
Danielle Haynes
'Scandal' star Columbus Short accused of threatening to kill his wife

'Scandal' star Columbus Short accused of threatening to kill his wife

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Tanee Short has also filed for a divorce from her husband.
Kate Stanton
Delaware pediatrican gets prison for waterboarding stepdaughter

Delaware pediatrican gets prison for waterboarding stepdaughter

GEORGETOWN, Del., April 11 (UPI) -- Melvin L. Morse, Delaware pediatrician and author of books on near-death experiences, was sentenced to prison Friday for waterboarding his young stepdaughter.
Frances Burns
Irwindale City Council declares Sriracha factory a public nuisance

Irwindale City Council declares Sriracha factory a public nuisance

IRWINDALE, Calif., April 10 (UPI) -- The Irwindale City Council voted unanimously, 4-0, to declare the Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha facility a public nuisance, escalating the standoff between the two.
Ananth Baliga
Railroad employee paralyzed in NYC derailment sues for $100M

Railroad employee paralyzed in NYC derailment sues for $100M

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- A railroad employee paralyzed when a commuter train derailed in New York City is seeking $100 million in damages.
Frances Burns
Tesla to appeal New Jersey direct sales ban

Tesla to appeal New Jersey direct sales ban

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- Tesla Motors has decided to appeal a New Jersey state ban on selling cars directly to customers without the use of a dealership network.
Ananth Baliga
Ex-wife sues du Pont heir who molested daughter, a crime for which he was spared prison

Ex-wife sues du Pont heir who molested daughter, a crime for which he was spared prison

March 31 (UPI) -- Judge found du Point heir Robert H. Richards IV "would not fare well" in prison and suspended sentence.
Frances Burns

Missing boy's mom held for trial in Massachusetts

March 28 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts woman and her boyfriend are being held on charges of assaulting and kidnapping her son, a boy police believe is dead.
Frances Burns

Lawsuit: Playboy model struck on buttocks with golf club

LOS ANGELES, March 17 (UPI) -- A Michigan woman's Los Angeles lawsuit against Playboy and a former radio host alleges she was hit in the buttocks with a golf club without her consent.

Man charged with dumping toddler daughter in river on trial in N.J.

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 12 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man planned to run to California after killing his daughter by throwing her in a creek, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
New Jersey moms granted right to ban dads from delivery rooms

New Jersey moms granted right to ban dads from delivery rooms

March 12 (UPI) -- N.J. judge ruled that a woman has no obligation to inform the father of labor, and can even ban the father from the delivery room.
Brooks Hays

Former Christie aide fighting 'Bridgegate' subpoena

TRENTON, N.J., March 11 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a former top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and a legislative committee debated Tuesday whether she must respond to a subpoena.
Christie ex-aides ask judge to quash subpoenas

Christie ex-aides ask judge to quash subpoenas

March 11 (UPI) -- Two former Chris Christie aides asked the federal judge investigating lane closures on the George Washington Bridge not to force them to turn over texts.
Gabrielle Levy
MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

ATLANTA, March 11 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize are now under lock and key with an Atlanta judge holding the key.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews flee Quebec over foster care orders

MONTREAL, March 6 (UPI) -- Members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Lev Tahor Jewish sect in Quebec have fled Canada ahead of court appearances related to alleged child abuse.

Girl, 18, suing parents for support, loses in preliminary ruling

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 5 (UPI) -- A Morristown, N.J. judge ruled a high school senior who left home to be with her boyfriend is not entitled to child support from the parents she is suing.
Attorney General Eric Holder released from Washington hospital

Attorney General Eric Holder released from Washington hospital

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Attorney General Eric Holder left a Washington hospital Thursday after being checked out for faintness and shortness of breath, a Justice official said.
Terrell Owens says he wanted divorce after just three days of marriage

Terrell Owens says he wanted divorce after just three days of marriage

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Terrell Owens says he split up with Rachel Snider after only three days of marriage and officially filed for divorce on Valentine's Day.
Evan Bleier

Two in Dodger Stadium beating admit guilt in court, face jail terms

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Two men accused of beating a man in Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium parking lot in 2011, leaving him with brain damage, pleaded guilty Thursday to assault charges.

Ex-HR chief pleads guilty in Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal

ATLANTA, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The former Atlanta Public Schools human resources chief pleaded guilty in a standardized test cheating case, the highest ranking educator to admit wrongdoing.

Irish nanny bail request under review by judge

CAMBRIDGE, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Defense lawyer says new medical report casts doubt on whether Aisling Brady McCarthy is guilty of 1-year-old's slaying.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

Court ruling delays issuance of California bullet-train bonds

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A California appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's ruling that would have derailed the state's ambitious and expensive high-speed railroad project.

Lawyer: Medical evidence suggests Irish nanny not guilty

WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Lawyers for an Irish nanny accused of killing the Massachusetts toddler she cared for asked a judge Friday to reduce her bail.

Washington police issue Amber Alert for sick 17-day-old 'Baby Doe'

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A newborn possibly suffering from neglect and medical issues was being sought by police in Washington state, who said the mother was ordered to give up custody.

Former Delaware doctor guilty of waterboarding stepdaughter

GEORGETOWN, Del., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A jury in Delaware Thursday convicted a former pediatrician of waterboarding his stepdaughter, who said she heard him tell her to die as he did it.
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