Pain and terror felt by Boeing Max crash victims can be considered, judge rules
A federal judge is ruling that families of passengers who died in the second crash of a Boeing 737 Max can seek damages for the pain and terror suffered by their relatives before the plane crashed.
Dad’s comments about son’s sex orientation qualify as mental abuse, Md. appeals court finds
A father's anger and negative statements about his son's sexual orientation qualifies as mental abuse that justifies a final protective order, a Maryland court found.
Elizabeth Holmes enters prison to begin 11-year sentence for blood-testing hoax
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes entered Texas prison where she could spend the next 11 years for overseeing a blood-testing hoax.
Ethics questions vexing Supreme Court, with justices not always explaining case absences
One Supreme Court justice explained her absence from a case. One justice didn't.
Jan. 6 rioters are raking in thousands in donations. Now the US is coming for their haul.
Prosecutors appear to be ramping up efforts to prevent Capitol rioters from profiting from their participation in the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
Baltimore, other cities hope crime strategies limit homicides, prevent summer surge
An expected bump in violent crime this summer has officials in Baltimore and elsewhere rolling out familiar strategies.
Maryland man and woman who dismembered roommate sentenced to decades in prison
Two people have been sentenced to decades in prison for the 2017 killing and dismemberment of their former roommate in Maryland.
Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Capitol riot gets prison
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to prison.
Ruling clears way for Purdue Pharma to settle opioid claims, protect Sacklers
A federal court ruling cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's settlement of thousands of legal claims over the toll of opioids.
Spouse’s testimony enough to assert Pa. common-law marriage, Md. appeals court rules
A man who says that he and his deceased partner privately exchanged vows to create a common-law marriage has adequately shown the marriage exists in order bring a wrongful death lawsuit, a court ruled.
‘Miscarriage of justice’: Connecticut lawmakers absolve accused colonial-era witches
Connecticut senators voted to absolve the 12 women and men convicted of witchcraft — 11 of whom were executed — more than 370 years ago.
Oath Keeper who stormed Capitol gets years in prison in latest Jan. 6 sentencing
An Army veteran who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a military-style formation with fellow members of the Oath Keepers was sentenced to years in prison.