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Onetime high-flying lawyer Girardi indicted on client theft

Feb. 01, 2023 17:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The charges are the...

Nuggets star Porter Jr.'s brother charged in fatal crash

Feb. 01, 2023 17:11 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — University of Denver basketball player Coban Porter, the brother of Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., was charged Wednesday with felony counts of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault stemming from a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed a 42-year-old woman. ...

Records: Minor infractions for officers before Nichols case

Feb. 01, 2023 10:38 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Four of five Memphis officers charged with killing Tyre Nichols after violently beating him had infractions on their records from previous police work. Their transgressions were mainly procedural but included using minor physical force during an arrest and...

Greece: 2nd airman found dead after fighter jet crash

Feb. 01, 2023 08:55 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Air Force rescuers have located the body of a second airman missing in a deadly training accident in southwestern Greece, ending a two-day search at sea and on land, officials said Wednesday. The two-seater F-4E Phantom II crashed in the sea during a...

US probes complaints of parts flying off of Ford Explorers

Feb. 01, 2023 04:18 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that windshield trim panels can fly off of Ford Explorers while they're traveling at highway speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 164 complaints about the trim...

Bucks beat Hornets 124-115 for 5th consecutive victory

Feb. 01, 2023 00:05 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is making the most of his limited minutes as he works his way back from injuries that kept him from playing for much of the season. Middleton scored 18 points and sparked a third-quarter run that put the Milwaukee Bucks ahead for good as they beat...

NY Governor vetoes changes to wrongful death law

Jan. 31, 2023 17:39 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed wrongful death lawsuits to include claims for emotional damage, a change that could have led to much bigger payouts for fatal accidents and deadly medical errors. The bill, which had strong...

Justice Department seeks Tesla automated driving documents

Jan. 31, 2023 11:20 AM EST

The U.S. Justice Department has requested documents from Tesla related to its Autopilot and “Full Self-Driving” features, according to a regulatory filing. “To our knowledge no government agency in any ongoing investigation has concluded that any wrongdoing occurred,” Tesla...

Driver in California cliff crash that injured 4 is charged

Jan. 30, 2023 20:22 PM EST

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a car that plunged off a treacherous cliff in northern California, seriously injuring himself, his wife and their two young children, was charged Monday with attempted murder. Dharmesh A. Patel, 41, also faces enhancements for great bodily...

Connie Britton's new show is a 'Friday Night Lights' reunion

Jan. 30, 2023 15:18 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Connie Britton's new series “ Dear Edward " gave her the opportunity to revisit a past project that she holds dear, “Friday Night Lights.” Developed and executive produced by Jason Katims, the series “Friday Night Lights” was ratings-challenged but...