- Judges to hear arguments in Blagojevich appeal
CHICAGO (AP) — Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday gets what's likely his last chance to win his freedom as a three-judge federal panel hears oral arguments in his appeal.
- Newlywed pleads guilty to second-degree murder
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — After lying to family, friends and police about what happened to her new husband when he disappeared in July, a Montana woman finally came clean to a federal judge in a surprising end to her murder trial.
- Former Bell, Calif., city manager to plead guilty to tax charges
LOS ANGELES — As Robert Rizzo’s salary as city manager of Bell, Calif., crept ever higher, eventually hitting an unheard of $1.18 million a year, he still wasn’t satisfied.
- Sentence in Texas teen's fatal DWI wreck stirs ire
HOUSTON (AP) — "Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior, experts said Thursday.
- Tim Cowlishaw: Jameis Winston sexual assault outcome has another side — from history
On Saturday night, Jameis Winston is almost certain to be handed the Heisman Trophy, barely a week after having his sexual assault investigation dropped in Florida. I have no idea whether or not this is justice and, really, only two people do.