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Street racer charged in hit-and-run death of high school vice principal

Tyrone Harrison, 49, of Somerset, was killed Saturday night while walking from the Edison train station to a relative's house, officials said. A man who officials said was street racing was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick High School vice principal. Freddy...

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Legislatively and in court, he has fallen short in safeguarding our system and voter privacy.

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The attorney general’s office wants the Nevada Supreme Court to wave off a lower court judge’s ruling that blocks the state from using the sedative midazolam in capital punishment.

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Beyoncé ‘Extreme Witchcraft’ Restraining Order Officially Dismissed

The woman who claimed Beyoncé practices “extreme witchcraft” and “dark magic” did not show up to court today — or Bey cast a powerful spell on her! — so her attempt to get a restraining order against the singer is officially over. As The Blast first reported, Kimberly Thompson, who...

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Man charged in fatal moped hit-and-run appears in court

A 47-year-old man appeared in Circuit Court today after he was charged with negligent homicide in the 2017 hit-and-run of a moped rider near the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

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Opening statements in Jersey City murder trial stopped due to juror's illness

Opening statements in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man where adjourned after a juror took ill today. JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution began presenting its opening statement today in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man but the sudden illness of a juror caused an...

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Sen. Cory Gardner calls for civility amid investigation

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner urged a return to civility as federal police investigate a text of a graphic beheading sent to his wife before his vote for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Sen. Cory Gardner calls for civility amid investigation

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner urged a return to civility as federal police investigate a text of a graphic beheading sent to his wife before his vote for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Washington high court strikes down death penalty

"The death penalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner," the justices wrote. "While this particular case provides an opportunity to specifically address racial disproportionality, the underlying issues that underpin our holding are rooted in the arbitrary...

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Mel B’s Ex Accuses Her of Racism, Claims She Hates African Americans and Thinks She’s Armenian

Mel B‘s ex-husband is making a slew of allegations about her, saying she has a “distaste towards African Americans” and claims she believes she is Armenian. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Stephen Belafonte and Mel B are once again lobbing shots at each other over custody...

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Schizo man: I threw brother off roof because ‘he was the lightest’

The schizophrenic Brooklyn man charged with killing his 4-year-old brother by dropping him off a seven-story building told cops he selected the sibling because he was the “lightest” family member, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I thought that God would make the world a better...

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On his second day as a Supreme Court justice, Kavanaugh suggested that immigrants with criminal records can be detained by the state indefinitely.

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Judge loses it after NYCHA lawyers shift lead poisoning blame to residents

NYCHA residents should have known that their kids would get lead poisoning in the city’s public-housing complexes — just look at how crummy the apartments are, the scandal-scarred agency’s lawyers bizarrely claim in new court documents. The assertion surfaced in Manhattan federal court...

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Lambda Legal, Which Won Key Court Victories For Marriage Equality, Is In Crisis

The LGBTQ group's internal chaos comes at a terrible time as queer America battles the Trump administration’s hostility.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump nominated U.S. District Judge Joseph Bianco, who has overseen many murder cases against MS-13 gang members on Long Island, to serve on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the White House said Wednesday.

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Kanye West holds court with President Trump and press in the Oval office.         

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh may be seated on the Supreme Court, but the unhinged hosts of 'The View' won't let the bitter confirmation battle go.

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The Federal Communications Commission told a federal court on Thursday that it acted properly when it eliminated the U.S. government's net neutrality rules, marking its first legal salvo in a campaign to battle back 22 states and tech companies including Mozilla, Facebook and Google that contend the...

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Trial date set for duo in deadly Ala Moana game room robbery

A 28-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another man at an illegal game room during a robbery attempt in Ala Moana pleaded not guilty to a murder charge at Circuit Court today.

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