Tag: Judiciary

Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets more prison time

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BOSTON — A former Massachusetts pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 multistate meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people and...

Belarus authorities move to shut top journalist association

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KYIV, Ukraine — Authorities in Belarus moved Wednesday to outlaw the country's leading journalists' association, part of a sweeping crackdown on independent media and...

EU says democratic standards under threat in Poland, Hungary

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BRUSSELS — Democratic standards in the European Union are eroding in several member countries, particularly in Hungary and Poland where judicial independence is under...

Federal court nixes Indiana’s voter registration purge law

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has sided with opponents of an Indiana law aimed at having elections officials immediately purge voter registrations for...

Gang member gets 30 years in prison for boy’s stabbing death

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GREENBELT, Md. — A gang member was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the killing of a...

UK: Con woman stole diamonds by swapping them for pebbles

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LONDON — A British court has heard how a woman...

NXIVM guru to pay for victims’ brand removal as restitution

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NEW YORK — The unrepentant former leader of the cult-like NXIVM group was ordered on Tuesday to pay $3.5 million to 21 victims of...

Watchdog: Little help from Trump officials in census probe

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A watchdog agency investigating the origins of a failed attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form was unable to question...

A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrests one year ago Wednesday of then-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in connection with an alleged $60...

Federal judge affirms Indiana University vaccine requirement

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge is allowing Indiana University to continue with its COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all students and employees. ...