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Bill OK'd by North Carolina House panel would end automatic removal of some criminal records

May. 22, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An effort that formally started four years ago to automatically get rid of many more North Carolina criminal court records would be eliminated if legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday gets enacted. The bipartisan 2020 law in part directed state...

Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

May. 22, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville councilmembers have rejected plans for a glowing sign to be erected at Morgan Wallen's new bar along the city's neon-lit strip of honky tonks, citing his use of a racial slur that caused controversy in 2021 and recent criminal charges accusing the country star of...

Hunter Biden’s tax trial set for September as judge agrees to delay, with gun trial still in June

May. 22, 2024 16:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Biden is scheduled to stand trial on federal tax charges in September after a judge on Wednesday granted his request to delay the California trial that had been approaching next month. U.S. District Judge Mark C. Scarsi agreed during a hearing to push the...

Hunter Biden’s trial on tax charges set for September as judge agrees to delay, with gun trial still scheduled for June

May. 22, 2024 15:31 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Biden’s trial on tax charges set for September as judge agrees to delay, with gun trial still scheduled for June.

Exonerated after serving 8 years for 2013 murder, a 26-year-old is indicted again in a NYC shooting

May. 22, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was exonerated after spending eight years in prison for a murder has been charged again — in a different fatal shooting. Shamel Capers, 26, was indicted Tuesday on charges including attempted murder in connection with a July 23, 2023, shootout between...

Dumping oil at sea leads to $2 million fine for shipping companies

May. 22, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two shipping companies agreed to pay $2 million in penalties after pleading guilty to federal charges related to the dumping of oil in the Atlantic Ocean by a ship bound for New Orleans last year. The companies — Prive Overseas Marine LLC and the related Prive...

New York senator won't face charges after he was accused of shoving an advocate

May. 22, 2024 10:40 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state senator won't face charges after he was accused of shoving an advocate in the state capitol building last week. Disability rights advocate Michael Carey, who filed a complaint with New York State Police after a heated exchange with state Sen....

Fani Willis and judge presiding over Georgia Trump election case defeat challengers

May. 22, 2024 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, the Georgia prosecutor who brought a sprawling racketeering case against former President Donald Trump and others, has won the Democratic primary in her bid for reelection. Willis defeated progressive attorney Christian...

Judge dismisses felony convictions of 5 retired military officers in US Navy bribery case

May. 21, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the felony convictions of five retired military officers who had admitted to accepting bribes from a Malaysian contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” in one of the Navy’s biggest corruption cases. The dismissals came at the...

Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to nine felony charges stemming from his role in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. Ten others, including former Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli...