- British Airways passengers who fled plane fire file lawsuit Updated: Nov-27-15 7:36 pm
LAS VEGAS - Passengers who ran from a British Airways flight that caught fire in September before takeoff in Las Vegas are suing the plane's manufacturer and the maker of the engines.
- Court upholds 4th death sentence for Guzek in 1987 slayings Updated: Nov-27-15 6:02 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Oregon Supreme Court on Friday upheld the fourth death sentence of Randy Lee Guzek for the 1987 killing of a couple near Bend.
- Author rejects claim that records release threatens funding Updated: Nov-27-15 5:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - State education officials must disclose the disciplinary records of a former quarterback accused of rape for the public to understand what the University of Montana is doing to protect students from sexual assault, the attorney for "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer said in court filings.
- Senior judge status of Feudale, who feuded with Kane, ended Updated: Nov-27-15 4:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's highest court is ending the "senior judge" status of a jurist who oversaw grand juries that investigated political corruption in the state as well as former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
- New Mexico court orders new trial in excessive force case Updated: Nov-27-15 3:16 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Court of Appeals is ordering a new trial in a civil case against the city of Clovis and three police officers accused of using excessive force in restraining a man in 2006.
- Feds try to close Montana-based timeshare donation program Updated: Nov-27-15 3:06 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to stop a Montana lawyer and others from running or promoting a program that appears to facilitate philanthropic donations of timeshares, but actually led customers to commit tax fraud and didn't give much to charity, according to a court filing.
- Politics, policing collide in La. town where boy was killed Updated: Nov-27-15 2:21 pm
MARKSVILLE, Louisiana - When a 6-year-old autistic boy died in a hail of bullets fired by a pair of moonlighting deputy city marshals, many residents of this central Louisiana town were surprised to learn that local police weren't the only ones patrolling their streets.
- State Supreme Court to review breaking-and-entering case Updated: Nov-27-15 2:20 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Supreme Court will review the case of a man convicted of breaking-and-entering for placing his hand behind a window screen.
- Wrongful conviction lawsuit agreement against Tulsa approved Updated: Nov-27-15 1:48 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A federal judge has approved the $8 million settlement of a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the city of Tulsa.
- Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US Updated: Nov-27-15 1:38 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against the extradition request.
- Lawsuit by slain Connecticut inmate's family is reinstated Updated: Nov-27-15 1:34 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit by the family of a man who killed five people in a car wreck in 2006 and was slain in prison two years later by a fellow inmate who was related to one of the crash victims.
- Man whose parents died hours apart sues ambulance company Updated: Nov-27-15 1:00 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A man whose parents died within hours of each other has sued an ambulance company, alleging that the driver drove too fast and a paramedic failed to secure his mother as she rode along while taking her dying husband to hospice care.
- Cairns in limbo as perjury trial heads into 9th week Updated: Nov-27-15 12:42 pm
LONDON - Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns must wait until Monday at the earliest to learn the result of his perjury trial after jurors failed to reach a verdict following a second day of deliberations.
- Lawsuit alleges couple was warned of pending state visits Updated: Nov-27-15 12:33 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A federal lawsuit alleges a Delaware County couple who kept foster children and adopted others was alerted by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services of pending visits for checks on the children's welfare.
- Mitchell man gets 20 years in prison for sex with teen girl Updated: Nov-27-15 12:29 pm
MITCHELL, South Dakota - A 42-year-old Mitchell man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with a teenage girl.
- Pulaski County jail to open new clinic for pregnant inmates Updated: Nov-27-15 12:27 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Pulaski County jail will soon open an on-site prenatal clinic to treat pregnant inmates, months after it agreed to a $179,500 lawsuit with inmates who'd sued over the care they received at the facility.
- Feds extend comment period on plan to close areas to mining Updated: Nov-27-15 12:08 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on the agency's plan to withdraw 10 million acres of public lands in six western states from potential mineral extraction to protect habitat for the greater sage grouse.
- Eagles settle lawsuit over New York man's concert footage Updated: Nov-27-15 11:32 am
CENTRAL ISLIP, New York - Don Henley and Glen Frey of the Eagles have settled a federal lawsuit against a New York man they accused of peddling bootleg recordings of their concerts.
- Benzema's France career in jeopardy as Valbuena speaks out Updated: Nov-27-15 10:43 am
PARIS - Karim Benzema's place on France's national soccer team could be in jeopardy.
- Pittsburgh man pleads guilty in heroin distribution ring Updated: Nov-27-15 10:35 am
WHEELING, West Virginia - A Pittsburgh man accused of running a heroin trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to a drug charge.
- Judge drops ruling allowing prosecutors to be deposed Updated: Nov-27-15 9:21 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - A judge presiding over a St. George murder case has annulled his ruling that allowed defense attorney's to depose all of Utah's 29 county prosecutors, instead requiring more evidence before issuing a decision.
- Water company owner in Yuma pleads guilty to tax charge Updated: Nov-27-15 9:16 am
YUMA, Arizona - The owner of a water company in Yuma has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of failing to pay taxes.
- Former volunteer firefighter pleads guilty to arson case Updated: Nov-27-15 7:12 am
TOWSON, Maryland - A former volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to a 2007 Baltimore County arson case.
- Emerado man sentenced to 8 years in prison for child porn Updated: Nov-27-15 6:04 am
FARGO, North Dakota - A North Dakota man has been sentenced to eight years in prison on a child pornography charge.
- Vietnam passes law abolishing death penalty for 7 crimes Updated: Nov-27-15 1:45 am
HANOI, Vietnam - Death sentences imposed on corrupt Vietnamese officials will now be commuted to life in prison if they pay back at least 75 percent of the illegal money they made.