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  • JUDGE Jul 23, 2019

    Charges Dropped, Again, Against Amtrak Engineer in Deadly Philadelphia Crash

    Involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges have once again been dropped against the Amtrak engineer at the controls during a deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia.

  • JUDGE Dec 9, 2019

    Documents to Be Released Could Reveal Whether Brett Kavanaugh Misled Congress in 2006

    New documents set to be released could reveal whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh misled Congress during his confirmation hearing for his job as a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, something two Democratic senators accused him of in 2007, according to NBC News. While under oath in 2006, Kavanaugh said he wasn’t involved in creating a terrorism...

  • California Dec 5, 2019

    PG&E Urges Judge to Approve Key Settlement, Faces Resistance

    Pacific Gas & Electric on Wednesday urged a federal bankruptcy judge to approve a key insurance settlement as it struggles to regain its financial footing and cover at least $20 billion in losses stemming from catastrophic wildfires in California tied to its equipment.

  • United States Nov 29, 2019

    Willie Veasy Celebrates Thanksgiving at Home After 27 Years Behind Bars

    Willie Veasy celebrated this Thanksgiving at home with his family. Until last month Veasy spent decades in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. The NBC10 Investigators have been following his story and we’ve checked in with Veasy to see how he’s doing.

  • NBC Nov 29, 2019

    Librarians Need Restraining Orders Against Threatening, Violent Patrons

    Libraries are built for reading and research, and librarians are trained to help patrons find what they need. But staffers at San Diego city libraries are also coping with threats to their safety and occasional violence, according to court records and interviews. At least 16 city library department employees have asked judges for protection from unruly patrons, according to documents...

  • JUDGE Dec 1, 2019

    Brazil’s President Criticizes Leonardo DiCaprio Over Amazon Fires

    Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the American actor were part of a wider government campaign against environmental nonprofit groups operating in Brazil. DiCaprio’s environmental organization Earth Alliance has pledged $5 million to...

  • San Francisco Nov 29, 2019

    PG&E Says Blackouts Limited Fires Despite 1 Likely Failure

    The nation’s largest utility said Friday that its distribution lines have sparked no damaging wildfires since it began repeatedly shutting off power to hundreds of thousands of Northern California customers this fall.

  • NBC Oct 6, 2016

    Airbnb Heads to Federal Court Over Lawsuit Against San Francisco

    The popular home-sharing website Airbnb is heading to federal court Thursday to wage a legal battle against its hometown of San Francisco. The preliminary injunction hearing is part of a lawsuit filed by Airbnb in June that aims to block a new San Francisco ordinance that would force home-sharing websites, like Airbnb, to remove illegal rentals that are not registered...

  • San Francisco Nov 22, 2017

    Timeline of Kate Steinle Murder Trial

    The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm over immigration.

  • Facebook Nov 27, 2019

    3 Hurt at Texas Chemical Plant Hit by 2 Massive Explosions

    Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile radius from the plant in Port Neches in Southeast Texas, about 80 miles east of Houston. Officials say they have no estimate for...

  • Donald Trump Nov 28, 2019

    Fired Navy Leader Highly Critical of Trump in SEAL Case

    Richard Spencer, who was fired at Navy secretary for his handling of a SEAL war crimes case championed by President Donald Trump, wrote Wednesday that the commander in chief “has very little understanding” of how the American military works. The extraordinary accusation came in an opinion piece published on The Washington Post’s website Wednesday evening, three days after he was...

  • JUDGE Nov 27, 2019

    Legal Settlement Will Keep Confederate Statue Off UNC Campus

    The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants. The University of North Carolina System said in a news release that a judge approved a settlement giving possession of the monument to the Sons of Confederate...

  • JUDGE Nov 27, 2019

    Judge Puts Brief Hold on McGahn Testimony Order

    The federal judge who ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena for his testimony put her ruling on a brief hold Wednesday. Such holds, known as administrative stays, are often issued to give lawyers a change to file their appeals, NBC News reported. U.S. District Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson said her order “should...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    On the Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, With a Side of Impeachment

    Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment. Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics. Bryan Wright, of Cincinnati, said “impeachment will definitely come up”...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    US Judge Bars Trump’s Health Insurance Rule for Immigrants

    A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon said in a written opinion that the proclamation could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts....

  • JUDGE Nov 27, 2019

    Bangladesh Sentences 7 Militants to Death in Cafe Attack

    A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. An...

  • Attorney Mar 8, 2019

    Maryland Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of ‘Serial’ Subject Adnan Syed

    Maryland’s highest court ruled Friday that Adnan Syed, the subject of the world-famous “Serial” podcast, will not be granted a new trial after he was convicted of killing his high school classmate Hae Min Lee 20 years ago.

  • JUDGE Feb 6, 2019

    Guilty Verdict Overturned in Hernandez Trial

    Footage shows towering flames in San Francisco as crews battle a fire caused by a gas explosion.

  • Attorney Nov 26, 2019

    3 Maryland Men Exonerated After 36 Years in Prison

    Three men incarcerated for 36 years in Maryland were exonerated Monday in the slaying of a Baltimore teenager after a review of their case. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were released from custody hours after a judge cleared their convictions and prosecutors dropped the charges. They were teenagers when they were sentenced to life in prison in 1984....

  • Facebook Jan 3, 2019

    Video: Customer, Worker Fight in St. Petersburg McDonald’s

    A witness’ video shows a customer attacking an employee at a McDonald’s in St. Petersburg, Florida, during an argument about a straw.

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