Legal proceedings

May 24, 2017 - 4:14 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist are asking an Ohio judge to dismiss the case on the eve of his murder retrial, claiming the county prosecutor violated a gag order. Ray Tensing's defense filed their motion Wednesday less than two...
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Model and Playboy bunny Dani Mathers appears in Los Angeles County Superior Court to answer charges related to her taking a photo of a naked, 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posting it on social media with insults about the woman's body, in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She pleaded no contest and was sentenced to probation and 30 days of community service. (Frederick M. Brown/Pool Photo via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 4:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Playboy centerfold was ordered to clean up graffiti Wednesday for secretly snapping a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posting it online with a mocking comment. Dani Mathers pleaded no contest to misdemeanor invasion of privacy in Los Angeles County...
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This photo taken Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 shows the grave of Amy Pittman's son Christian in Durham, N.C. Amy Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 24, 2017 - 1:18 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief. As soon as she arrived, guards took her shoelaces so she wouldn't try to hang herself. Cry too much or scream too loud and she feared they would come back to take everything she had left — her clothes, a sheet...
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Bill Cosby, center, pauses in the courtyard as one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 24, 2017 - 11:49 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The hunt is on for a 12th juror for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial as a new pool of local residents is questioned Wednesday in a Pittsburgh courtroom. Cosby's lawyers accused prosecutors this week of trying to keep blacks off the jury after they struck two black women from the...
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FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Iftakhar Ahmad, top, a visiting religious leader from Pakistan, leads a prayer service at the Bernards Township Community Center in Basking Ridge, N.J. The Bernards Township committee voted Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to settle two lawsuits over its denial of a proposed mosque, filed by the U.S. Justice Department and the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge. Some residents say their opposition is because of the selected location, not religious intolerance. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 24, 2017 - 11:44 am
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A town in New Jersey has agreed to settle two lawsuits over its denial of a proposed mosque. The Bernards Township committee voted on Tuesday night to settle the lawsuits filed by the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the Department of Justice. The lawsuits came in...
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May 24, 2017 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit by former anchor Andrea Tantaros, saying her claims that "sock puppet" Twitter accounts were set up to harass her were false. Fox said in court papers filed Wednesday that a Twitter feed allegedly set up under a false...
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Bill Cosby, center, pauses in the courtyard as one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 24, 2017 - 11:26 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The hunt is on for a 12th juror for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial from a new pool summoned to a Pittsburgh courtroom. The pool of about 93 people appears to include eight black women and...
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Amy Pittman visits the grave of her son, Christian, in Durham, N.C., on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 24, 2017 - 7:58 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief. As soon as she arrived, guards took her shoelaces so she wouldn't try to hang herself. Cry too much or scream too loud and she feared they would come back to take everything she had left — her clothes, a sheet...
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Amy Pittman visits the grave of her son, Christian, in Durham, N.C., on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 24, 2017 - 3:20 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief. As soon as she arrived, guards took her shoelaces so she wouldn't try to hang herself. Cry too much or scream too loud and she feared they would come back to take everything she had left — her clothes, a sheet...
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May 24, 2017 - 3:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal charge. Dani Mathers is planning...
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