Rawesome Foods defendants James Steward and Sharon Palmer were ambushed in California court yesterday when they appeared for a preliminary hearing about the multiple felony charges that have been ludicrously placed against them for engaging in farm-f
A worldwide manhunt kicks off at the end of March — a search across America and Europe for five fugitives, identifiable only by their mugshots. The successful team of trackers not only gets a $5,000 bounty from the U.S. State Department.
Fox Television, PBS and Univision Television and others Thursday asked a federal judge to halt an impending subscription service that enables the streaming of broadcast television to any internet-enabled device.
Supermax prisons have been a growth industry in the United States since at least 1989.
Police can search a cell phone for its number without having a warrant, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.
Just when you thought the government couldn’t ruin the First Amendment any further:
Police in four nations arrested 25 alleged participants in the Anonymous collective Tuesday for attacks against websites in Columbia and Chile dating from the middle of 2011.
The stolen documents revealed a private spy agency used by corporations and top government officials. Hackers at the time revealed a list of the firm’s clients, which includes companies like Dow, the U.S. Defense Department, the U.S. Air Force, the
Residents of Colorado will have the opportunity this November to legalize marijuana possession and allow regulated sales of marijuana in their state.
“Xena: Warrior Princess” actress Lucy Lawless was arrested in New Zealand Monday after occupying an oil-drilling ship for three days to protest plans to search for oil off Alaska, Greenpeace said.
Thursday’s decision by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that an encrypted hard drive is akin to a combination to a safe, and is off limits, because compelling the unlocking of either of them is the equivalent of forcing testimony.
British energy giant BP is prepared for a multi-billion-dollar US legal case into the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill to last until 2014, its chief executive told the Sunday Telegraph.
The international private prison corporation, GEO Group, Inc., was targeted today by the hacktivist group Anonymous.
A retired British businessman accused of conspiring to sell missile parts to Iran was extradited to the United States on Friday, but branded his treatment a “disgrace”. Speaking to reporters as he arrived at London Heathrow airport, where he was t
I’ve noted before the absurdity of the judges not calling out misbehaving prosecutors by name, even in opinions that find really egregious misconduct. This makes it much more difficult for journalists and watchdog groups to find repeat offenders. So
The judge presiding over the so-called honeymoon killer trial dismissed murder charges against Gabe Watson after the prosecution completed its case today. The charges were dismissed before the defense presented a single witness.
A movement to ban the use of shackling women detainees while pregnant or in labor is growing across the United States.
On a day where almost everything went wrong, Atibi Thomas and Keith Roach were lucky about one thing when they met nearly two years ago: Roach wore his bulletproof vest. If Roach had removed the vest when he ended his shift as an Atlanta police offic
A defenseless inmate was beaten by Tioga County Jail's top administrator, after being pepper-sprayed and handcuffed to a wooden bench by other officers. But the Commission of Correction ended its investigation and Tioga's district attorney decided no
eattle police were caught on dash cam telling a pair of innocent robbery suspects that they would "make stuff up" to ensure the charges would stick, even though there was a complete lack of actual evidence. That incident is just small sample of wh
California prison officials have sent layoff notices to 545 employees, including 140 guards, as the inmate population declines to comply with a federal court order.
Hardly a week goes by we don't hear that any man, woman, or child who exercises a given unalienable individual, civil, Constitutional, or human right (the particulars change from moment to moment) should be looked upon by local police as a terrorist
The Office of Congressional Ethics is investigating the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee over possible violations of insider-trading laws, according to individuals familiar with the case.
Manhattan prosecutors have decided not to file rape charges against a son of Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly after a two-week investigation of a woman’s accusation that he had attacked her inside the Lower Manhattan law office where she worked,
Amy and Mark Denicore are headed to a full-blown trial to defend themselves against charges that they violated Virginia law by making their kids late to elementary school too often. The Loudoun County couple was arraigned in juvenile and domestic rel
I was late delivering the carpool kids to school. I was late filing this column. And no matter how hard I try, I will likely be late to my parent-teacher conference. I am perpetually fighting the tardy gene. But I’ve never been hauled into criminal c
The Armstrong case had its genesis in doping allegations. But because sports doping is not in and of itself a federal crime, the case would have been built around fraud, conspiracy and other charges related to the violation of his team's contract wit
A man who spent 18 years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted of double murder has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying police built a case against him through perjured testimony. Caramad Conley, 41, was released f
They are also suing the gun store that followed ATF's orders to conduct the sales.
A jury on Sunday found an Afghan father, his wife and their son guilty of killing three teenage sisters and a co-wife in what the judge described as "cold-blooded, shameful murders" resulting from a "twisted concept of honor."