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Topic - U.S. District Court
A Vermont man who pleaded guilty to charges in the kidnapping, sexual assault and death of his 12-year-old niece, avoiding a federal death penalty trial, is scheduled to be sentenced May 20.
Federal authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with the killing of his parents last month on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa.
The sentencing for former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd on one state charge has been moved to avoid a conflict with his sentencing on one federal charge, according to court documents.
A former University of Minnesota basketball star who says he was injured during his arrest in a Twin Cities suburb is suing police.
A rural Nevada sheriff's deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits.
Another timber industry lawsuit is demanding that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management increase logging on the so-called O&C lands of Western Oregon.
A Jackson woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by stealing personal information that was used to file false tax returns.
A Mexican man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison in a 2012 hostage-taking case in southern Arizona.
A federal judge on Thursday reluctantly agreed to remove himself from the upcoming trial of the state's ex-probation commissioner and two former aides charged in a patronage hiring scheme, because defense attorneys said they may call the judge's friend as a witness.
A former civilian contractor who worked at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland is scheduled to plead guilty to helping the vice commander of a base near Pittsburgh receive extra pay in exchange for getting the civilian a no-show job at the Pennsylvania base.