Tag: Legal proceedings

North Dakota man sentenced for attack aboard cruise ship

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GALVESTON, Texas — A North Dakota man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to attempting to strangle a...

Court rules against Arkansas’ Israel boycott pledge law

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Arkansas' law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel is...

Polish court rules record compensation for wrongful jailing

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WARSAW, Poland — A Polish court on Monday ordered a record high compensation of nearly 13 million zlotys ($3.4 million) to a man who...

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison

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MOSCOW — The Jehovah’s Witnesses say a member of the religious denomination that is banned in Russia has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years...

New York seeks dismissal of NRA bankruptcy case

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DALLAS — Attorneys for the state of New York asked a bankruptcy judge Friday to throw out the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case, saying...

Racial discrimination claims against Whole Foods dismissed

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BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market employees who alleged the supermarket...

Nursing home protections limit families who want to sue

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In her room at a Georgia nursing home, Bessie Burden was so concerned about the coronavirus that she wore a mask — sometimes two...

Federal trials expected to resume in Indiana district

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INDIANAPOLIS — Federal jury trials suspended last fall amid a surge in coronavirus cases are expected to resume in April in all divisions of...

Army major in Georgia gets 30 years on child porn charge

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — An Army officer in Georgia who held a top-secret security clearance has been sentenced to serve three decades in federal prison...

German drug firm to pay $50M in US purity case at India site

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LAS VEGAS — An international pharmaceutical company has agreed to plead guilty in a U.S. court and pay $50 million for deleting and hiding...