AS THE SEPTA BUS pulled up to 7th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in North Philly, two men in white T-shirts rushed up to the open back door, one whipping out a long rifle from his pants and the other holding a pistol.

Dr. Conrad Murray‘s lawyers wanted the outtakes to prove Jackson was very ill in the days before his death.  The argument goes — he was already dying, so Dr. Murray can’t be held responsible for his death. But Judge Michael Pastor ruled … the outtakes were valuable to Sony Pictures — which objected to turning […]

(CBS/WOIO/AP) CLEVELAND, Ohio – The jury in the trial of accused Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell has reached a verdict. Pictures: Anthony Sowell’s Alleged Victims Sowell, 51, pleaded not guilty in the deaths of the 11 women who disappeared in his drug-ridden East Cleveland neighborhood starting in October 2007. Police say Sowell lured the women […]

I almost forgot about this story. A trial date has been set for the mother of LeBron James, who faces battery and disorderly intoxication charges related to an alleged argument with a valet at a South Beach hotel. Gloria James will head to trial on August 8 for the alleged altercation outside the Fontainebleau hotel […]

A federal judge in Philadelphia has set March 29 as the trial date in a $250,000 defamation suit filed against the talk-show host by the former headmistress of Winfrey’s South Africa-based girls academy.

CLEVELAND – There was damaging testimony on Wednesday in the trial of a local doctor charged with killing his wife. Tempers flared in a Cuyahoga County courtroom when Yazeed Essa’s attorney faced the witness that dropped a bombshell on this client’s case. Jamal Khalife told jurors that Essa, not only admitted killing his wife, Rosemarie, […]

From WASHINGTON — Facing mounting pressure from New York politicians concerned about costs and security, the Obama administration on Thursday began considering moving the trial of the chief organizer of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks out of Manhattan, administration officials said.

DETROIT – Wearing a chain at his ankles, a somber-looking Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas said he understood the charges against him, triggering the defense of a criminal case that could lead to life in prison.