Court reverses Alabama officer’s 2021 murder convictionMarch 24, 2023 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday overturned the murder conviction of a police officer convicted of killing a man who was holding a gun to his own head.
India expels Rahul Gandhi, Modi critic, from ParliamentMarch 24, 2023 GMT
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top opposition leader and fierce critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was expelled from Parliament Friday, a day after a court convicted him of defamation and sentenced him to two years in prison for mocking the surname Modi in an election speech.
Sex trafficking plea deal unending ‘nightmare’ for Texas momMarch 24, 2023 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Irma Reyes’ mind raced as her husband drove through the predawn darkness toward a courthouse hundreds of miles from home: Don’t they know my daughter matters?
Reyes had been barely able to eat since she heard that Texas prosecutors planned to let the two men charged with sex trafficking her daughter walk free.
A sex trafficking case, a plea deal and a mother’s painMarch 24, 2023 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Irma Reyes changed clothes in the back seat of the pickup: skirt, tights, turtleneck, leather jacket. All black. She brushed her hair and pulled on heels as her husband drove their Chevy through predawn darkness toward a courthouse hundreds of miles from home.
Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US gov’t workersMarch 24, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Joe Biden’s order that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 has been blocked by a federal appeals court.
New Mexico tribe keeps title to portion of national preserveMarch 24, 2023 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Native American tribe has been granted title to a portion of a national preserve in northern New Mexico following a yearslong court battle against the federal government, a ruling that could provide hope to other tribes seeking to regain rights to their traditional homelands.
North Carolina auditor pleads guilty to hit-and-runMarch 23, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elected auditor pleaded guilty on Thursday to a misdemeanor for leaving the scene of a December crash in which she drove her state-owned vehicle into a parked car.
Arizona court declines most of Lake’s appeal over gov’s raceMarch 23, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear most of Republican Kari Lake’s appeal in a challenge of her defeat in the governor’s race but revived a claim that was dismissed by a trial court.
Hackers attack Wisconsin court system computer networkMarch 23, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hackers have attacked the Wisconsin court system's computer network, court officials said Thursday.
A cyberattack began early this week, according to a statement from court officials.
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate OK with Jan. 6 participantMarch 23, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-backed candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court said Thursday that he had no problem with someone who was on the U.S.
Maine’s chief justice: Continuing backlog ‘hurts my heart’March 23, 2023 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's backlog of criminal court cases remains about 60% to 65% higher than pre-pandemic levels, a stubborn figure the state has been unable to reduce over two years, the state's chief justice said Thursday.
Supreme Court chews on Jack Daniel’s dog toy disputeMarch 23, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute between Jack Daniel's and the makers of a squeaking dog toy that mimics the whiskey's signature bottle gave the Supreme Court a lot to chew on Wednesday.
Judge halts Wyoming abortion ban days after it took effectMarch 23, 2023 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Abortion will again be legal in Wyoming — at least for now — after a judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a ban that took effect a few days earlier.
A hectic week for abortion policy with laws and lawsuitsMarch 23, 2023 GMT
Nine months after the U.S. Supreme Court ended a nationwide right to an abortion, the landscape is far from settled, with lawmakers considering broader bans or stronger protections and legal challenges popping up nationwide.
Trump lawyer ordered to turn over Mar-a-Lago case documentsMarch 22, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in a sealed order Wednesday directed a lawyer for Donald Trump to turn over to prosecutors documents in the investigation into the former president's retention of classified records at his Florida estate.
Oklahoma court OK’s abortion to preserve mother’s lifeMarch 22, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A divided Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a portion of the state’s near total ban on abortion, ruling women have a right to abortion when pregnancy risks their health, not just in a medical emergency.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s lawyer calls Utah ski collision story ‘BS’March 22, 2023 GMT
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow's lawyer called the story of a retired optometrist who is suing her over a 2016 ski collision “utter B.S.” on Tuesday during the trial's opening day in Utah, where the actor-turned-lifestyle influencer appeared in court looking somber.
Couple faces murder charges in Crow girl’s 2019 deathMarch 21, 2023 GMT
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana couple faces charges of murder and tampering with evidence in the 2019 disappearance and death of a 6-year-old girl on the Crow Indian Reservation, according to court documents.
Attorney seen on video groping clients avoids disbarmentMarch 21, 2023 GMT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court decided Tuesday not to disbar a defense attorney, who was caught on video groping six clients in a jail interview room, in a courthouse and while behind the wheel.
Apaches tell court copper mine would harm sacred sitesMarch 21, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A Native American group that's trying to stop an effort to build one of the largest copper mines in the United States told a full federal appeals court panel Tuesday that the project would prevent Apaches from exercising their religion by destroying land they consider sacred.
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates clash over abortion, mapsMarch 21, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The liberal candidate for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court didn't back down from her support for abortion rights or her belief that the state's Republican-drawn legislative maps are unfair during a debate Tuesday in which her GOP-backed opponent accused her of being “bought and paid for” by Democrats.
Supreme Court rules for deaf student in education caseMarch 21, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday for a deaf student who sued his public school system for providing an inadequate education.
Lawyers: Dispute over Van Gogh art in Detroit is settledMarch 21, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A deal has been reached over control of an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh, lawyers said, weeks after the custody fight created public buzz and much tension near the end of a rare U.S.
Millions in extra funding pledged for ICC work in UkraineMarch 21, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — An international conference in London raised 4 million pounds ($4.9 million) to support the International Criminal Court in its investigations into alleged war crimes in Ukraine and its work to hold Russia to account, officials said Monday.
Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights caseMarch 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed split Monday as it weighed a dispute involving the federal government and the Navajo Nation’s quest for water from the drought-stricken Colorado River.
States that draw water from the river — Arizona, Nevada and Colorado — and water districts in California that are also involved in the case urged the justices to rule against the tribe.
DeSantis to get 5th Supreme Court pick as Polston retiresMarch 20, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis' already strong stamp on the Florida Supreme Court will be even greater for years to come after Justice Ricky Polston retires at the end of this month.
DeSantis will have appointed five of the court's seven justices when he replaces Polston, who sent DeSantis a three-sentence letter Monday announcing his resignation.
FIFA appeals to Swiss supreme court in Haiti abuse caseMarch 20, 2023 GMT
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has appealed to Swiss federal judges after the Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned a life ban for the former Haiti soccer federation president who was accused of multiple sexual offenses against players in women’s and girls’ national teams.
Wyoming governor signs measure prohibiting abortion pillsMarch 18, 2023 GMT
Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law the nation's first explicit ban on abortion pills since they became the predominant choice for abortion in the U.S. in recent years.
Gordon, a Republican, signed the bill Friday night while allowing a separate measure restricting abortion to become law without his signature.
International court issues war crimes warrant for PutinMarch 18, 2023 GMT
THE HAGUE (AP) — The International Criminal Court said Friday that it has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes, accusing him of personal responsibility for the abductions of children from Ukraine.
Supreme Court honors legacy of Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgMarch 17, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose death ahead of the 2020 election led to a conservative shift on the Supreme Court, was remembered Friday during ceremonies at the high court as a legendary champion for women's rights.
Alabama woman charged in killing of 8-year-old sonMarch 17, 2023 GMT
HARTSELLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has been charged in the killing of her 8-year-old son, who was found with a knife protruding from his chest, investigators said.
Jennifer Nicole Long, 41, of Hartselle, is charged with capital murder in the death of her son, the Morgan County sheriff's office said in a statement.
Kansas appeals court reinstates lawsuit over voting lawMarch 17, 2023 GMT
The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated a lawsuit that challenged provisions of a voting law enacted in 2021 that opponents argue is unconstitutional and limits voting rights.
The lawsuit was filed in 2021 by Loud Light, the League of Women Voters of Kansas, the Topeka Independent Living Resource Center and the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice.
Florida man sentenced for role in Jan. 6 Capitol attackMarch 17, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to four years and seven months in federal prison for three felony charges related to the insurrection and storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Former Air Force officer gets prison term for Capitol attackMarch 17, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired Air Force officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol dressed in combat gear and carried zip-tie handcuffs into the Senate gallery was sentenced on Friday to two years in prison.
2nd Vatican official says pope OK’d ransom payments for nunMarch 17, 2023 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A second high-ranking Holy See official told a Vatican court on Friday that Pope Francis had authorized spending hundreds of thousands of euros in ransom payments to try to free a nun who was kidnapped by al-Qaida-linked militants in Mali.
Pakistan court rejects ex-PM Khan’s plea to suspend warrantMarch 17, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday rejected a petition from former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s lawyers to suspend a warrant for him to appear in court in a graft case linked to his term in office — a development that increases the likelihood of another police attempt to arrest the ousted premier.
Abortion ban injunction upheld by N. Dakota Supreme CourtMarch 16, 2023 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state abortion ban will remain blocked while a lawsuit over its constitutionality proceeds.
Top court ruling unleashes permit upheaval in Puerto RicoMarch 16, 2023 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A ruling by Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has thrown into limbo hundreds of thousands of business and construction permits issued by a U.S. territory already struggling to attract investors amid an economic crisis.
Italy retrial ordered for Americans in killing of officerMarch 16, 2023 GMT
ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court has ordered a retrial for two American citizens convicted in the slaying of an Italian police officer during a sting operation gone wrong.
The Court of Cassation late Wednesday threw out the guilty verdicts against Finnegan Lee Elder, now 23, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 22, both convicted in the stabbing death of the 35-year-old caribiniere during a plainclothes operation in July 2019 while the Americans, teens at the time, were on vacation in Rome.
Indonesia acquits 2 police, jails 1 for deadly soccer crushMarch 16, 2023 GMT
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Thursday acquitted two police officials charged with negligence leading to the deaths of 135 people in October when police fired tear gas inside a soccer stadium, setting off a panicked run for the exits.
Here is what’s at stake in abortion medication caseMarch 16, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that poses a threat to the nationwide availability of a leading abortion medication. The hearing comes as a conservative Christian group seeks to reverse federal approval of the drug mifepristone.
N. Carolina justices could revive voter ID previously tossedMarch 15, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A photo voter identification mandate first sought over a decade ago by North Carolina Republicans could be revived after the state Supreme Court reheard on Wednesday a case that led a different combination of justices a few months ago to strike down a voter ID law.
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to role in Whitmer kidnap schemeMarch 15, 2023 GMT
BELLAIRE, Mich. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of assisting the key figures in a plot to kidnap Michigan's governor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge and will cooperate with prosecutors.
Minnesota courts expand camera access to criminal trialsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota courts will allow greater audiovisual coverage of criminal proceedings starting next year under an order filed Wednesday by the Minnesota Supreme Court, but the rules will nonetheless remain more restrictive than those in many other states.
Texas judge in abortion pill case is a conservative favoriteMarch 15, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas judge hearing a case that could throw into jeopardy access to the nation's most common method of abortion is a former attorney for a Christian legal group who critics say is being sought out by conservative litigants because they believe he’ll be sympathetic to their causes.
Judge: Miami Beach can end liquor sales in area at 2 a.m.March 15, 2023 GMT
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach officials can move forward with plans to end alcohol sales after 2 a.m. in certain parts of South Beach, an internationally famous tourist spot.
A Miami-Dade circuit judge ruled against a challenge by Story nightclub on Tuesday to an ordinance passed last month by Miami Beach city commissioners, according to court records.
Georgia high court undecided on fate of appeals judgeMarch 15, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday said it cannot decide yet whether to remove a state Court of Appeals judge accused of ethical misconduct and asked a judicial discipline panel to review the case further.
Jury sides with Constellation in Corona hard seltzer caseMarch 15, 2023 GMT
In a case that hinged on the definition of “beer,” a federal jury ruled Wednesday that Constellation Brands can still sell Corona and Modelo hard seltzers in the U.S.
Anheuser-Busch InBev and its Mexican subsidiary, Grupo Modelo, sued Constellation in 2021, seeking to force it to halt sales of Corona Hard Seltzer and Modelo Ranch Water, a spiked sparkling beverage.
FBI raids home of ex-Maryland official as manhunt continuesMarch 15, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two days after former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s ex-chief of staff failed to appear in court to stand trial on federal corruption charges, FBI agents raided his Florida home as the search continues for Roy McGrath.
Italian court deliberates appeal of 2 US men in cop killingMarch 15, 2023 GMT
ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court started deliberations Wednesday in what should be the final appeal of two U.S. citizens convicted in the stabbing death of a police officer during a plainclothes operation in Rome in the summer of 2019.
Wisconsin Republicans propose abortion ban exceptionsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature unveiled a bill Wednesday that would create rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 1849 abortion ban and clarify when abortions that protect the health of the mother would be allowed.
Court: Ukraine can try to avoid repaying $3B loan to RussiaMarch 15, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Ukraine can go to trial to avoid repaying $3 billion in loans it said it took under pressure from Russia in 2013 to prevent it from trying to join the European Union.
2 sentenced for interfering with flight diverted to MaineMarch 15, 2023 GMT
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Two men from England have been sentenced in federal court for charges related to interfering with the crew of a flight that had to be diverted from its destination.
The passengers disrupted a flight from Mexico to England, causing it to make an unplanned landing on Jan.
After clashes, Pakistani police pause siege at ex-PM’s homeMarch 15, 2023 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — After clashing with supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan outside his home for a second day Wednesday, police paused their efforts to arrest the ousted premier for failing to appear in court last week on graft charges.
With GOP majority, North Carolina court revisits voting mapsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A newly formed and now Republican-majority North Carolina Supreme Court listened on Tuesday to arguments that could determine the extent to which state legislators can create electoral districts that could help lock in their political power.
Warrant issued in fatal shooting outside Indianapolis mallMarch 14, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a 19-year-old Indianapolis man charging him with voluntary manslaughter and battery in a shooting at an Indianapolis shopping mall that killed another teen and injured a man.
Ex-rep: Legislative plans in Mississippi are ‘Jim Crow 2.0’March 14, 2023 GMT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Efforts by the majority-white Mississippi Legislature to create courts with appointed rather than elected judges and to expand patrols by state police inside the majority-Black capital city of Jackson amount to “Jim Crow 2.0,” a Democratic former state lawmaker said Tuesday.
Woman who pretended to be sick Marine gets nearly 6 yearsMarch 14, 2023 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former social worker at a Rhode Island veterans' hospital who used stolen patient information to brazenly pass herself off as a decorated Marine Corps veteran with cancer and fraudulently collect nearly $300,000 in benefits, charitable contributions, and donations was sentenced Tuesday to nearly six years in prison.
Ohio State asks court to hear Title IX issues in abuse suitsMarch 14, 2023 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider questions about the law known as Title IX in a case that affects whether more than 230 men can proceed with lawsuits against the school over decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, the late Richard Strauss.
Orioles ask New York’s top court to toss out payment to NatsMarch 14, 2023 GMT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The long-running fight between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals over television rights fees reached New York's highest court Tuesday when a lawyer for the Orioles argued a $296.8 million award for 2012-16 made by a panel of baseball executives should be thrown out and the case reheard by a different forum.
Attack lines broaden beyond abortion in Wisconsin court raceMarch 14, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-backed candidate in Wisconsin's high-stakes race for state Supreme Court accused his liberal opponent Tuesday of slandering him in a barrage of television ads that initially focused on his views on abortion, but have widened to take on his past work for Republicans and other topics.
14-year sentence for ex-cop who molested teen rape victimMarch 14, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who was already a rape victim.
Federal prosecutors said Rodney Vicknair was a police officer in 2020 when he escorted a then-14-year-old victim to a hospital for a rape examination after she was assaulted by another man.
Judge OKs release of Baltimore church sex abuse reportMarch 14, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge on Tuesday granted the Maryland Attorney General’s Office permission to publicly release a redacted version of an investigative report detailing sex abuse allegations against more than 150 Roman Catholic priests and examining the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s response.
Wisconsin man charged in Gov. Whitmer plot to change pleaMarch 14, 2023 GMT
A Wisconsin man who drove past the vacation home of Michigan’s governor during a scheme to kidnap her in 2020 is returning to court to change his not-guilty plea, records show.
Brian Higgins is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday in Antrim County court in Bellaire, Michigan.
Ohio Supreme Court to review block of near-ban on abortionMarch 14, 2023 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to review a county judge’s order that is blocking enforcement of the state's near-ban on abortions, and to consider whether the clinics challenging the law have legal standing to do so.
Illinois ban on cash bail in hands of state’s Supreme CourtMarch 14, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lawmakers' effort to end cash bail is in the state Supreme Court's hands after justices heard arguments Tuesday on behalf of top Democrats, and a group of prosecutors and sheriffs who are challenging the law.
10-year-old who brought gun to school to appear in courtMarch 14, 2023 GMT
MONROE, Maine (AP) — A 10-year-old student arrested for bringing a gun to school was returned to the care of their parents and is scheduled to appear in court in May, police said Tuesday.
Police arrested the student on Friday after receiving a call about a gun at Monroe Elementary School in Monroe.
Dutch court convicts man of removing condom without consentMarch 14, 2023 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch man was convicted Tuesday of removing his condom during sex without his partner's consent, in the first trial in the Netherlands for so-called “stealthing.”
However Dordrecht District Court acquitted the man of a rape charge because it ruled that the sex was consensual.
Romanian court rejects bail request by divisive Andrew TateMarch 14, 2023 GMT
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court on Tuesday rejected a bail request from the divisive social media influencer and former professional kickboxer Andrew Tate who is detained in the country on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, an official said.
Pakistan bans media broadcasts of ex-PM Imran Khan speechesMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's media regulator banned broadcasts of former Prime Minister Imran Khan's speeches as police arrived at one of his homes to deliver another court summons for the ousted premier, officials said Monday.
North Carolina Supreme Court to revisit school fundingMarch 4, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A ruling by the North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday siding with the state controller means the court will revisit a school funding case in which an earlier lineup of justices issued a landmark opinion just four months ago.
Defense lawyers in Idaho killings case want gag order keptMarch 4, 2023 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defense attorneys for a man accused of stabbing four University of Idaho students to death asked the Idaho Supreme Court on Friday to keep a gag order in place, saying a challenge to the order filed by 30 news organizations is premature and that media coverage of the case has been “twisted.”
6 Nigerian states drop suit to void presidential vote resultMarch 4, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Six states in Nigeria on Friday night withdrew a suit asking the Supreme Court to void the result of the just-concluded presidential election, the latest twist in several challenges facing the ruling party’s victory in the vote.
Mobile judge censured for hiring brother-in-lawMarch 3, 2023 GMT
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —
A Mobile juvenile court judge was censured by a state ethics panel on Thursday for repeatedly appointing his brother-in-law to handle indigent cases.
Obstetrician appeals decision over Arizona abortion lawMarch 2, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The medical director of anti-abortion pregnancy centers in metro Phoenix has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to review a lower court's decision that concluded abortion doctors couldn’t be prosecuted under a pre-statehood law that bans the procedure in nearly all cases.
What’s driving the players behind Israel’s legal overhaul?March 2, 2023 GMT
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — In Israel's divisive debate over the government's planned legal overhaul, proponents claim that curtailing the power of judges and courts is good for the country.
But, as their opponents often counter, other factors may be in play: Some of the leading politicians clamoring for these changes either face legal problems or believe the courts are obstructing their ideological agendas.
Trump cowboy found not guilty of campaign finance chargeMarch 2, 2023 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin was found not guilty Wednesday of a misdemeanor charge of failing to register a political committee at a trial in southern New Mexico.
No. 2 Alabama rallies from 17 down to top rival Auburn in OTMarch 2, 2023 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly scored 24 points, Brandon Miller made the clinching free throws with six seconds left and No. 2 Alabama rallied from a 17-point deficit before beating archrival Auburn 90-85 in overtime Wednesday night.
9th Circuit denies emergency bid to halt Nevada lithium mineMarch 2, 2023 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to block construction of the largest lithium mine in the U.S. while it considers claims by Nevada conservationists and tribes that the government illegally approved it in a rush to produce raw materials for electric vehicle batteries.
Ex-sheriff’s sergeant sentenced for strangling womanMarch 2, 2023 GMT
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former Pierce County sheriff’s sergeant has been sentenced for strangling a woman and threatening her with a machete.
Robert Carpenter, 52, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Pierce County Superior Court to second-degree domestic-violence assault, The News Tribune reported.