For the first time, lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora movie theater last summer. But Holmes' lawyers say he was "in the throes of a psychotic episode" at the time.
Defense attorneys have rested their case in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial after calling 18 witnesses over less than a week.
Police searched the Virginia home of libertarian activist Adam Kokesh Tuesday evening and took him into custody. Kokesh is charged with possession of schedule I and II drugs while in possession of a firearm. The search warrant was served by
A forensic expert backed George Zimmerman's account of his fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on Tuesday, testifying that evidence showed the neighborhood watchman was under the unarmed black teenager when he fired his gun.
Appellants are now in at the Third Circuit on the appeal of Andrew Auernheimer's conviction for somehow violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. I say "somehow" as the government was never pinned down on whether it was
In his ruling, Justice Desmond Green of State Supreme Court in Brooklyn cited the article, noting that Mr. Shakur was quoted as saying that the detective had fabricated his confession and “ignored the evidence that shows I wasn’t the guy.”
On Monday, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office released a video calling on the public not to riot in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, expected this week or next in Florida.
Doctors under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals. At least 148 women received tubal ligations in violation of
George Zimmerman's lawyer started his first full day of presenting his defense today by calling several of Zimmerman's friends and co-workers to testify that it was Zimmerman's voice screaming for help on 911 calls seconds before he shot teenager Tra
Prosecutors say defense ignored their requests to turn over the interviews in advance of an August hearing on the appeals.The government was not made aware of the defense motion nor was it given the opportunity to respond to the request.
Does it bring a tear to your eye, knowing what we put these cops through when they're just trying to do a tough job under near-impossible conditions?
"Henderson police arrested a family for refusing to let officers use their homes as lookouts for a dom. violence investigation"
A Missouri woman says she is prepared to go to jail after authorities threatened her over a recycling project that turns tires into flower planters. Toni “Bones” Shelton had been repainting old tires to turn them into planters, but the city is frowni
Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda began by asking the judge to strike from the record a statement Detective Chris Serino made in which he said he found credible Zimmerman's account of how he got into a fight with Trayvon Martin.
Prosecutor Goldsmith said he respected the jury's verdict but noted that the case went to trial ONLY because Olson refused an offer to have the charges reduced to an infraction by doing community service cleaning up graffiti.
This is in Dubuque, Iowa. Michael C. Lewis, 25, is charged with discharging a firearm into a car and building. The result? He's charged with "one count of going armed with intent and two counts of terrorism."
An update to the chilling San Diego city attorney prosecution of Jeff Olson, an SD Judge placed an unprecedented gag order on a misdemeanor trial -- in particular muzzling Olson. But it also apparently included witnesses, the jury and others.
The case of the 8th-grader suspended and arrested after he refused to remove a t-shirt supporting the NRA just keeps getting weirder. The 14-year-old student was back at the courthouse because prosecutors were seeking an emergency gag order.
There is an important difference between politicians and statesmen. The former scheme to force citizens into servitude to the government; the latter to insure that the government does the serving.
Cooksey ran a Dear Abby-style advice column on his blog in which he gave one-on-one advice about how to follow the low carbohydrate “paleo” diet. The Board deemed Cooksey’s advice the unlicensed practice of nutritional counseling
An internal review of the state crime laboratory found the supervisor overseeing the lab was often biased in favor of prosecutors. The audit determined the former supervisor, may have tampered with or even lied about forensic tests in court
In Texas a teenager has been caged since March and is facing a further 8 years behind bars after he joked about committing violence, while in California a man is to be caged for 32 months after he grabbed a boy and "sniffed" his arm.
Prosecutors said the couple, of McAllen, Texas, gave more than $1.8 million to the Oregon branch of an Iranian children's charity that then sent the money on to Iran. Prosecutors say the transactions violated the trade embargo against Iran.
The states and the feds have enacted laws that make it a crime to make a terrorist threat. This tells us a person can commit this crime by his speech alone, even if he has neither the intent nor the means to carry the threat out.
Michael, governments have long had similar repressive legislation to those laws which you discussed on the statute books for many decades since the ending of the First World War. They are collectively known as criminal syndicalism laws.
Facing a bureaucratic refusal for him and his wife to check his child out of school early, he was found guilty of threatening to return to the school with an AK-47 and kill everyone and himself. This was two days before Sandy Hook occurred.
In a painfully embarrassing moment, Jeantel was forced to admit she did not write a letter that was sent to Martin's mother describing what she allegedly heard on a phone call with Martin moments before he was shot. West asked her to read
There is an interesting story out of San Jose where a man was falsely accused of being an accomplice to murder despite being in a hospital at the time of the crime.
In November 2011, commodity futures brokerage MF Global was liquidated after then-CEO Jon Corzine's levered bets on risky European sovereign debt didn't pan out.
Today’s revelations that the National Security Agency collected bulk data on the email traffic of millions of Americans provides startling evidence for the first time to support a whistleblower’s .......