- Utah health insurers request big rate hikes for 2016 Updated: Jun-03-15 6:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - More than half a dozen health insurers in Utah say they need to raise rates on individual policies next year by 10 percent or more because of higher than expected care costs and other expenses.
- Plaintiff in 'gay conversion' suit tells of therapy methods Updated: Jun-03-15 6:32 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - One of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to heterosexual wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of his homosexuality.
- Ex-Glynn County Superior Court judge indicted by grand jury Updated: Jun-03-15 6:21 pm
ATLANTA - A Fulton County grand jury has indicted a former coastal Georgia superior court judge who resigned after she was accused of abusing her power.
- Judge in Blazer case unsure how to pronounce FIFA Updated: Jun-03-15 6:02 pm
NEW YORK - FIFA may be famous throughout the world. In the Brooklyn court room of U.S. District Judge U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, not so much.
- FIFA executive committee member Blazer admitted bribes Updated: Jun-03-15 5:51 pm
NEW YORK - Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others on the governing body's ruling panel agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.
- Sheriff's deputies search for man who ran from courthouse Updated: Jun-03-15 5:18 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - Sheriff's deputies in Cumberland County are looking for a man who ran from the courthouse and jumped into a fast-moving creek after learning his bail would be revoked during a pre-trial hearing.
- Sac and Fox launch campaign for return of Jim Thorpe Updated: Jun-03-15 5:11 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Sac and Fox Nation on Wednesday launched a campaign seeking to move the remains of renowned athlete Jim Thorpe from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma.
- Texas inmate, 67, set for execution in slayings 31 years ago Updated: Jun-03-15 5:07 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - The execution of a 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago is set to proceed on Wednesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a last-day appeal to halt the lethal injection.
- The Latest on Texas Execution: Supreme Court rejects appeal Updated: Jun-03-15 4:50 pm
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- Suspect in Ferguson police shooting pleads not guilty Updated: Jun-03-15 4:16 pm
CLAYTON, Missouri - A man accused of shooting two St. Louis-area police officers in March during a protest in Ferguson pleaded not guilty Wednesday to seven charges.
- AP News Guide to case against former Speaker Dennis Hastert Updated: Jun-03-15 3:44 pm
CHICAGO - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert will appear in federal court next week on charges that he evaded banking regulations as part of a plan to pay $3.5 million to a person to keep quiet about past misconduct. A person familiar with the allegations told The Associated Press that the payments were to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago.
- Cornerstone of old York County courthouse is safe Updated: Jun-03-15 2:44 pm
YORK, Nebraska - The original cornerstone from a southern Nebraska courthouse demolished decades ago is safe and in storage, but whether there's a time capsule inside the block is another matter.
- How do justices weigh loss of health insurance for millions? Updated: Jun-03-15 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court could wipe away health insurance for millions of Americans when it resolves the latest fight over President Barack Obama's health overhaul. But would the court take away a benefit from so many people? Should the justices even consider such consequences?
- The Latest: Paraguay president CONMEBOL immunity lifted Updated: Jun-03-15 1:08 pm
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- Convict in Bismarck homicide appeals to state Supreme Court Updated: Jun-03-15 12:44 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - One of two men accused of conspiring to murder a South Dakota man in North Dakota is appealing his conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court.
- Supreme Court rejects no-contact order as part of sentence Updated: Jun-03-15 10:18 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected the imposition of a victim no-contact order along with a prison sentence, saying the two punishments can't be handed down for the same crime.
- 4 injured by explosive tossed at Mexico border courthouse Updated: Jun-03-15 9:39 am
MEXICO CITY - Four people are recovering from injuries after an assailant tossed an explosive device at a courthouse in the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros.
- Appeals court says Indiana town can add mayoral role Updated: Jun-03-15 7:50 am
ZIONSVILLE, Indiana - A town in the Indianapolis area is set to elect its first mayor after a ruling in its favor by an appeals court.
- Illinois appellate court overturns fake marijuana conviction Updated: Jun-03-15 5:13 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - An Illinois appellate court has overturned the conviction of central Illinois gas station owner authorities say sold synthetic marijuana.
- Student to don eagle feather at graduation after agreement Updated: Jun-03-15 1:20 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Attorneys for a Native American student and officials with a California school district have reached an agreement that allows him to wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation.
- Federal judge signs Albuquerque police reform settlement Updated: Jun-02-15 7:58 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between Albuquerque and the U.S. Department of Justice on overhauling the city's police force.
- Prosecution: Ex-BP exec lied; defense: no motive to lie Updated: Jun-02-15 7:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A former BP executive manipulated early estimates of the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico after a 2010 rig explosion to conform to a low government estimate, then lied about it to federal agents, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.
- 7th US Circuit Appeals Court vacates Pruitt death sentence Updated: Jun-02-15 7:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A federal appeals court threw out the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a central Indiana sheriff's deputy, ruling Tuesday he is intellectually disabled and categorically ineligible for execution.
- Jim Thorpe's sons ask Supreme Court to allow reburial Updated: Jun-02-15 6:39 pm
Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma.
- Dormitory at Ohio megachurch can keep its tax exemption Updated: Jun-02-15 5:52 pm
AKRON, Ohio - A court says a dormitory associated with a televangelist's Ohio megachurch qualifies for a tax exemption because it facilitates public worship by providing free lodging for people attending services.