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  • Knicks' Thomas in Court As Jury Selection Begins

    Knicks' Thomas in Court As Jury Selection Begins

    US Court Alerts 09/11/2007

    [##_1L|1031257322.jpg|width="130" height="90" alt=""|_##]New York Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas and a former team executive who claims he subjected her to unwanted sexual advances appeared in federal court yesterday as jury selection began in her $10 mil...

  • NY’s High Court Hears Death Penalty Arguments

    NY’s High Court Hears Death Penalty Arguments

    US Court Alerts 09/10/2007

    [##_1L|1296461232.jpg|width="180" height="135" alt=""|_##]Prosecutors argued on Monday before New York State's highest court that the lone man remaining on the state's death row should face execution despite a landmark 2004 court ruling that effectiv...

  • Naked Montclair carpenter not guilty

    Naked Montclair carpenter not guilty

    US Court Alerts 09/10/2007

    Carpenter Percy Honniball enjoys practicing his craft in the nude and, according to at least one Alameda County Superior Court judge, there is nothing legally wrong with that. Judge Julie Conger found Honniball not guilty of indecent exposure Thursda...

  • Tennessee court rejects Winkler custody case

    Tennessee court rejects Winkler custody case

    US Court Alerts 09/05/2007

    [##_1L|1186983937.jpg|width="120" height="101" alt=""|_##]Mary Winkler's efforts to regain custody of her three daughters suffered another blow Tuesday. The Tennessee Supreme Court, in an order issued in Jackson, denied Winkler's request for a hearin...

  • Mayor's son pleads guilty in casino scam

    Mayor's son pleads guilty in casino scam

    US Court Alerts 08/31/2007

    [##_1L|1070163438.jpg|width="120" height="88" alt=""|_##]Jacob Nickels, the son of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to one count of conspiracy in connection with a casino card-cheating scam based in California. Fla...

  • Yahoo Asks Court In U.S. to Dismiss Suit Over China

    Yahoo Asks Court In U.S. to Dismiss Suit Over China

    US Court Alerts 08/28/2007

    Yahoo yesterday asked a court to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the Internet giant of abetting torture and abuse of pro-democracy writers in China.Yahoo acknowledged releasing personal user information about the writers to the Chinese government, but sai...

  • Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Reservist

    Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Reservist

    US Court Alerts 08/28/2007

    [##_1L|1098364621.jpg|width="130" height="90" alt=""|_##]An man who was having an affair with the wife of a Navy reservist pleaded guilty Monday to murdering the man. Andrew Deshawn Canty, 20, will automatically receive a life sentence for first-degr...

  • Ex-astronaut Nowak wants ankle monitor removed

    Ex-astronaut Nowak wants ankle monitor removed

    US Court Alerts 08/24/2007

    [##_1L|1131507174.jpg|width="120" height="88" alt=""|_##]Former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak, in a bid to take off her ankle-bracelet GPS monitor, testified in an Orlando, Florida, court Friday that the device is restrictive and hazardous when she drive...

  • Supreme Court upholds Chapman's death sentence

    Supreme Court upholds Chapman's death sentence

    US Court Alerts 08/24/2007

    [##_1L|1195813113.jpg|width="180" height="135" alt=""|_##]A child killer who asked to be put to death would have his wish granted under a unanimous ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday. Marco Allen Chapman pleaded guilty to brutally attac...

  • Oil giants hit with U.S. gas price-fixing lawsuit

    Oil giants hit with U.S. gas price-fixing lawsuit

    US Court Alerts 08/23/2007

    [##_1L|1188359296.jpg|width="120" height="88" alt=""|_##]A group of California gasoline station owners filed suit in U.S. federal district court in San Francisco accusing three oil industry giants of fixing gasoline prices across the United States fr...

  • Ga. Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Coverup

    Ga. Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Coverup

    US Court Alerts 08/22/2007

    [##_1L|1007961360.jpg|width="142" height="117" alt=""|_##]A sheriff accused of lying to investigators and hiding evidence to protect two deputies charged with a drive-by shooting pleaded guilty Tuesday to four criminal charges and resigned. "I knew w...

  • Charge dropped against SoCal pedophile

    Charge dropped against SoCal pedophile

    US Court Alerts 08/22/2007

    [##_1L|1244312249.jpg|width="120" height="80" alt=""|_##]A self-described pedophile was released from jail after prosecutors dropped a criminal case accusing him of violating a judge's order prohibiting him from being within 30 feet of children anywh...