- Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight Updated: Sep-05-15 2:51 am
GRAYSON, Kentucky - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience.
- After 4 decades, New York City lawyer retires Updated: Sep-05-15 12:04 am
NEW YORK - An attorney who worked for New York City for more than four decades and argued a case to landmark Grand Central Terminal has retired.
- Pats coach Belichick on having Brady back: 'He never left' Updated: Sep-04-15 11:11 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent. But he doesn't feel as if he's got a new edge with star quarterback Tom Brady able to play in the regular0season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Judge's NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in 'Deflategate' Updated: Sep-04-15 11:08 pm
NEW YORK - A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the "Deflategate" scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January's AFC championship game?
- Tom Brady posts statement on Facebook Updated: Sep-04-15 11:01 pm
Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal.
- Aretha Franklin blocks screening of documentary at festival Updated: Sep-04-15 7:34 pm
DENVER - Aretha Franklin earned some R-E-S-P-E-C-T in a federal courtroom on Friday, convincing a judge to prevent the Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 concert of hers without the Queen of Soul's written consent.
- Transgender student's bid to again use boys restrooms denied Updated: Sep-04-15 7:25 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A federal judge has denied a bid by a transgender teenager to resume using the boys' restrooms at his eastern Virginia high school.
- Judge approves $90M settlement for ex-Boeing workers Updated: Sep-04-15 7:13 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Boeing will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former Boeing workers over retirement and medical benefits after the sale of the company's Wichita operations.
- Judge: Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states Updated: Sep-04-15 7:09 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block it, and not nationwide.
- Appeals court rejects suit by teacher fired over blog Updated: Sep-04-15 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired for writing derisively about students on her blog, calling them "disengaged, lazy whiners" and "disobedient, disrespectful oafs," can't invoke free speech in suing to get her job back, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
- Northern Arapaho Tribe appeals Affordable Care Act ruling Updated: Sep-04-15 6:08 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's recent ruling that the tribe is legally a large employer under federal health care law - a designation that requires the tribe to provide insurance coverage for its hundreds of employees.
- Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr Updated: Sep-04-15 6:07 pm
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King.
- Lawsuit over transfer of mentally ill patients to go forward Updated: Sep-04-15 4:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - A lawsuit that challenges the way the state decides to transfer mentally ill inmates from the Montana State Hospital to prison can move forward, a federal judge has ruled.
- The Latest: Attorney: Clerk's contempt hearing was 'charade' Updated: Sep-04-15 3:39 pm
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):
- Judge: New York town's day laborer law is unconstitutional Updated: Sep-04-15 12:49 pm
MINEOLA, New York - A federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional a suburban New York town's law banning day laborers from soliciting for work on public sidewalks, declaring its broad application could affect children selling lemonade in their driveway.
- Maine Dunkin' Donuts: Free coffee for 'Deflategate' judge Updated: Sep-04-15 11:26 am
LEWISTON, Maine - A Dunkin' Donuts shop in Maine is offering free coffee for life to the federal judge who lifted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension.
- Brady sits out after court victory, Giants top Patriots 12-9 Updated: Sep-03-15 11:01 pm
- Texas AG makes first post-indictment campaign appearance Updated: Sep-03-15 9:38 pm
HOUSTON - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton made his first campaign appearance late Thursday since being indicted on securities fraud charges, but only vaguely alluded to his legal troubles while addressing about 800 cheering supporters at a tea party rally.
- The Latest: Falcons owner says Goodell protecting rights Updated: Sep-03-15 7:23 pm
NEW YORK - The latest on a federal judge's decision to overturn the NFL's four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" scandal (all times Eastern):
- Judge dismisses challenge to Navy's land deal with state Updated: Sep-03-15 7:05 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a Hood Canal land deal between the Navy and Washington state.
- Court: Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gays Updated: Sep-03-15 6:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Transgender people can be especially vulnerable to harassment and attacks and shouldn't be equated with gays and lesbians by U.S. immigration officials determining whether to grant asylum, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
- Big settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era Updated: Sep-03-15 5:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
- 1 count dismissed against man accused of threatening feds Updated: Sep-03-15 5:18 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A federal judge has dismissed one count against a Minneapolis man accused of threatening law enforcement officials after his friends were charged with plotting to join the Islamic State group.
- 11th Circuit says Alabama can't close Poarch Creek casinos Updated: Sep-03-15 5:06 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that Alabama can't close or regulate casinos run by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.
- Oregon, Oracle spar over copyright infringement claim Updated: Sep-03-15 4:54 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A lawyer for Oracle Corp. implored a federal judge Thursday to let the company's copyright lawsuit against the state of Oregon go forward despite the state's claim that it is immune from being sued.