- N. Carolina justices take another look at 2011 redistricting Updated: Aug-31-15 4:22 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has brought foes over how North Carolina congressional and General Assembly boundaries were drawn back to North Carolina's highest court.
- Man's appeal in death of junkyard owner to be heard Updated: Aug-31-15 4:17 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Jeffrey Grey Allen, who is serving a life sentence for his role in the 2011 fatal shooting of a Moss Point junkyard owner.
- Academy worker to be sentenced in sex abuse case Updated: Aug-31-15 4:08 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A former police officer will be sentenced this fall after pleading guilty to violating sex abuse laws with students at a residential, educational program run by the Kentucky National Guard.
- Jury selection to start in murder trial of 13-year-old boy Updated: Aug-31-15 4:07 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Jury selection is scheduled to start in western Michigan in the trial of a 13-year-old boy accused of killing a 9-year-old boy at a playground.
- Lake Station mayor, wife going on trial in federal court Updated: Aug-31-15 3:52 am
HAMMOND, Indiana - The mayor of a northwestern Indiana city and his wife are going on trial on federal charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and filing false tax returns.
- Ohio University student sues sorority for 2014 injury Updated: Aug-31-15 3:22 am
ATHENS, Ohio - An Ohio University student is suing a sorority at the Athens school for an injury she suffered at the chapter house in 2014.
- Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case Updated: Aug-31-15 2:21 am
NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in a New York courtroom after failing to settle the "Deflategate" case.
- Court to rule if California death penalty is cruel, unusual Updated: Aug-31-15 2:13 am
LOS ANGELES - No one would argue that California's death penalty provides swift justice.
- Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court Updated: Aug-31-15 1:40 am
HOUSTON - The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
- Jewish site shootings trial to resume with closing arguments Updated: Aug-31-15 1:13 am
OLATHE, Kansas - Jurors are set to hear closing arguments in the case of a white supremacist charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas.
- 3 charged in undercover NYPD gun bust that led to shooting Updated: Aug-31-15 12:50 am
NEW YORK - Three people have been charged in connection with a probe into the sale of illegal firearms that an officer was investigating when he opened fire on an armed suspect and accidentally shot and killed a bystander, authorities said Sunday.
- 1 Sharper codefendant asks case split from 2nd codefendant's Updated: Aug-30-15 8:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A former waiter accused in state court of raping two women with former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper is asking a judge to divide the federal case against him from that of a former sheriff's deputy.
- La cold case murder trial can use evidence in 2 Miss cases Updated: Aug-30-15 7:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors may use evidence about the disappearances of two Mississippi women when Felix Vail is tried in his first wife's death, the Louisiana Supreme Court has said.
- Nebraska man pleads not guilty to assaulting child Updated: Aug-30-15 5:40 pm
KEARNEY, Nebraska - A Nebraska man has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a child and possessing explicit pictures of another child.
- Relatives mad after court blocks suits over hospital deaths Updated: Aug-30-15 4:55 pm
CHILLICOTHE, Missouri - Relatives are outraged after the Missouri Supreme Court decided wrongful death litigation can't go forward against a northwest Missouri hospital where a nurse is accused of intentionally killing patients more than a decade ago.
- Suspect in Lowell sexual assault back in court Updated: Aug-30-15 4:40 pm
LOWELL, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man authorities say tried to collect a reward for information about a sexual assault he actually committed returns to court.
- Judge criticizes tactics used by officials during raid Updated: Aug-30-15 4:21 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A federal judge is criticizing tactics used by government agents following a raid earlier this year on a dozen Ziggyz pipe shops in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
- Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments Updated: Aug-30-15 3:36 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador in Cairo on Sunday to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison each for reporting "false news."
- Nestle: Forced labor has no place in our food supply chain Updated: Aug-30-15 3:35 pm
GENEVA - Nestle says "forced labor has no place in our supply chain" following a U.S. class action lawsuit that alleges the Swiss food company knowingly supported a system of slave labor and human trafficking to make its Fancy Feast cat food.
- Hotel owners ordered to pay more than $1M in harassment case Updated: Aug-30-15 3:32 pm
PEOSTA, Iowa - The owners of an Iowa hotel have been ordered to pay two former employees who complained about sexual harassment more than $1.2 million.
- Man found guilty in a murder attempt in 2013 shooting Updated: Aug-30-15 2:20 pm
GADSDEN, Alabama - A jury in Alabama found a man guilty for attempted murder stemming from a 2013 shooting in north Alabama.
- Iran sentences 2 people to jail for spying for US, Israel Updated: Aug-30-15 1:25 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official IRNA news agency says two people have been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the United States and Israel.
- Psychic Readers Network sues General Mills over Miss Cleo Updated: Aug-30-15 12:32 pm
MIAMI - The South Florida company that owns the rights to the popular TV psychic "Miss Cleo" is suing General Mills alleging copyright infringement for hiring the psychic to promote its breakfast cereal.
- Judge tosses most of challenge to use of Ohio Turnpike money Updated: Aug-30-15 12:19 pm
CLEVELAND - Most of the claims in a lawsuit challenging Ohio's 2013 decision to use $930 million in Ohio Turnpike tolls to fund non-turnpike highway and construction projects have been thrown out by a federal judge.
- Ex-jail guard receives probation for having sex with inmate Updated: Aug-30-15 11:11 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate will spend three years on probation.