A man alleged to be a senior member of a Tijuana-based drug cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial.
A jury has found George Huguely guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love.
Gaby Pacheco calls herself an aspiring U.S. citizen who is compiling the paperwork and trying to get the $465 needed to apply for a two-year reprieve from getting deported.
Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
A judge Thursday dismissed felony sexual assault charges against a Roman Catholic priest arrested in July on allegations of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in 1997.
Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution Thursday, but it was hardly a reprieve as Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden to face questioning on sex crime charges.
London diplomatic official Paul Whiteway talks about Julian Assange's asylum, saying he's not free to leave the UK.
Australia's High Court on Wednesday rejected an extradition request from Hungary for a suspected Nazi war criminal, ending a legal battle that began in 2005.
A Mexican presidential candidate taps a Colombian general as drug war adviser.
One of the most high-profile women accused of connections with Mexico's drug trade was extradited to the United States Thursday, officials said.
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on a hearing where Jared Lee Loughner was charged in the Tucson, Arizona shooting.
A German court Wednesday reactivated a request to extradite controversial conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson to Costa Rica after Watson's lawyer told the court he had skipped bail.
Philadelphia's district attorney calls verdict in the priest abuse case a historical victory for victims.
The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison Tuesday.
The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday.
A group of Hispanics sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for anti-illegal immigration patrols they say violate their civil rights.
Fourteen mothers, whose children prosecutors say were sexually abused by a Los Angeles teacher facing 23 felony charges, sued the school district on Tuesday seeking damages for "generalized shock and trauma."
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a Saturday deadline to be extradited to Sweden for questioning in sexual assault allegations, Swedish authorities said.
A California jury Thursday acquitted a man charged with assaulting a retired Catholic priest, in a case that prosecutors had described as a vigilante attack.
A man is on trial for beating a priest he claims sexually abused him more than 30 years ago when he was a child.
A Malaysian court has ruled that an Iranian man suspected of being involved with a series of bombs that went off in Bangkok in February can be extradited to Thailand.
Attorneys for Monsignor William Lynn will return to court Monday to argue that the cleric, who was convicted of child endangerment, be put under house arrest rather than jailed until his sentencing in August.
Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric accused of imperiling children by helping cover up sexual abuse, was found guilty Friday of one count of child endangerment.
Norway mass killer Anders Breivik should be considered sane and acquitted for the attacks that left 77 people dead, his lawyer said in closing arguments Friday.
CNN's Diana Magnay says the man accused of mass murder in Norway showed no emotion as the charges were read.
The defense team for Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period, rested on Wednesday without the former assistant football coach taking the stand.
Jerry Sandusky's attorney told reporters Tuesday to "stay tuned" to see if his client will testify in a child rape case that has upended Penn State University and its football program.
Joe Johns looks at how the perjury case against Roger Clemens fell apart, leading to his acquittal.
Closing arguments in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse trial could begin as soon as Thursday, Judge John Cleland said Monday.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports that lawyers are ready to mount Jerry Sandusky's defense.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on Thursday dismissed an application filed by an attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeking to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden.
Dueling scientists, a former trainer, friends and family are among the witnesses whose testimony a jury will consider as they decide if famed baseball pitcher Roger Clemens lied to Congress during an investigation of steroid use among major league players.
Five men and four women have been selected to be jurors in the Pennsylvania trial of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach charged with child rape.
Deliberations resume Monday in Philadephia in the landmark trial of Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric charged with endangering children by allegedly helping cover up sexual abuse.
Susan Candiotti reports on the trial of a church official accused of covering up sex abuse of children by priests.
Jury deliberations could start Friday in Philadelphia in the landmark trial of Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric charged with endangering children by allegedly helping cover up sexual abuse.
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The British Supreme Court denied Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden over sexual abuse allegations -- but the judges left open a surprise avenue Wednesday for the WikiLeaks founder to fight on.
CNN's Atika Shubert updates the legal and media swirl around WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange.
A federal judge approved the extradition to Germany of the mother of a man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Los Angeles over the New Year holidays, the U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday.
The Sixth Amendment right to a trial by an impartial jury is the bedrock of our criminal justice system. Yet the promise of impartiality is called into question when defendants face juries that include few, if any, members of their race.
A priest who assisted Monsignor William Lynn investigate clergy sex abuse claims testified Tuesday that it was not the archdiocese's policy to contact law enforcement or other victims of abuse.
Two men accused of murdering an Irish teacher on her honeymoon last year pleaded not guilty when they appeared in court in Mauritius on Tuesday, police on the Indian Ocean island said.
The phone rang more frequently at Craig Mitnick's Philadelphia-area law offices late in the afternoon on May 2 as news of legendary linebacker Junior Seau's suicide started circulating. On the other end of the phone, Mitnick heard the antsy voices of retired NFL players, calling one after another, for a status check on the concussion-related claims Mitnick filed on their behalf against the NFL.
If you're one of the millions who purchased an iPod between September 12, 2006, and March 31, 2009, you might be in for a surprising email from RealNetworks.
Jurors resumed deliberations Thursday in the trial of a man accused of killing the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of entertainer Jennifer Hudson.
Entertainer Jennifer Hudson testifies in the trial of a man accused of killing her family. CNN's Ted Rowlands has more.
A California judge ordered Wednesday that two Fullerton police officers stand trial in the beating death last year of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man with a mental illness.
John Travolta's lawyer argued a time-stamped photograph and a restaurant receipt show the actor was not in Los Angeles when a massage therapist claims he sexually assaulted him at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of killing the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of entertainer Jennifer Hudson.
Joran van der Sloot told a judge and prosecutor Tuesday that he would prefer to finish serving a 28-year murder sentence in Peru rather than be extradited to the United States to face charges related to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, his Peruvian lawyer said.
Joran van der Sloot writes about his dating history and mentions Natalee Holloway in a letter from jail.
A.J. Hammer reports that a massage therapist says John Travolta inappropriately touched him during a session.
A federal lawsuit accusing John Travolta of assault and sexual battery on two massage therapists includes lurid details of one of the alleged incidents. Travolta's lawyer soundly rejected the claims of both plaintiffs and called the claims of the first plaintiff "complete fiction."
One of the two Philadelphia priests on trial in a landmark child sexual abuse and conspiracy case admitted in 2008 that he allowed a 14-year-old to view pornography and sleep in the same bed with him during an overnight visit in 1996, according to testimony given to church investigators.
A former altar boy molested in a church sacristy testified Wednesday in the child sexual abuse and conspiracy trial of two Philadelphia priests.
The process to extradite Joran van der Sloot from Peru to the United States to face criminal charges has begun, according to Maximo Altez, van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney.
Attorneys in the child sexual abuse and conspiracy trial of two Philadelphia priests debated Monday over which potential witnesses jurors would be allowed to hear regarding a third defendant who pleaded guilty to molesting boys just days before opening remarks.
An Oklahoma judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two men accused of killing three people in a shooting spree in a predominately African-American neighborhood in Tulsa this month, according to an attorney for one of the suspects.
A Florida judge ruled Thursday that a woman's defamation lawsuit against Casey Anthony can go forward, contending that a jury should make the final decision on several contentious issues critical to the case.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled against five terror suspects Tuesday, saying that they can be extradited to the United States despite their claims that they will be poorly treated.
CNN's Dan Rivers reports on the extradition from Britain of five alleged terrorists to face trial in the U.S.
A British court will consider the extradition of Shrien Dewani, accused in S. Africa of planning the murder of his wife.
The extradition of honeymoon killing suspect Shrien Dewani to South Africa was temporarily halted Friday on mental health grounds, the High Court in London said.
Opening arguments started Monday in the first case in which a Roman Catholic archdiocese official is accused of covering up evidence of suspected sexual abuse of children.
A former Rutgers University student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate by use of a hidden webcam was found guilty Friday of all counts -- including invasion of privacy and the more severe charges of bias intimidation -- in a case that thrust cyberbullying into the national spotlight.
Jury begins deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate, who later killed himself by jumping off New York's George Washington Bridge.
The defense and prosecution provide closing statements in the Rutgers roommate-spying trial.
The defense and prosecution wrapped up their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate, who later killed himself by jumping off New York's George Washington Bridge.
Eight current and former U.S. service members filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging they were raped, sexually assaulted or harassed while serving in the military and were retaliated against once they reported the abuse.
Eight women filed a federal lawsuit taking on the military, alleging it is lax in confronting rape and assault charges.
A federal court jury in Houston found former financier R. Allen Stanford guilty Tuesday on 13 of 14 counts of running a Ponzi scheme.
Jose Baez defends a judge's decision to dismiss the murder case against a man accused in the death of his newlywed wife.
An Alabama judge on Thursday abruptly dismissed the murder case against a man accused in the scuba-diving death of his newlywed wife off Australia's coast.
A jury late Wednesday recommended a prison sentence of 26 years for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder and grand larceny in the death of his ex-girlfriend.
A former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of fatally beating his ex-girlfriend contributed to her death, but did not kill her and had no intent to do so, his attorney argued Saturday.
A lawsuit filed by the family of Robert Champion, the Florida A&M University band member allegedly beaten to death in a hazing ritual, accuses the bus company involved in the deadly assault and the bus driver of negligence, their attorney said Monday.
A Singapore court ruled Friday that four people can be extradited to the United States to face conspiracy charges after electronic components from a U.S. company were smuggled to Iran and ended up in explosives in Iraq.
One-time reality television producer Bruce Beresford-Redman has been extradited to Mexico to stand trial on murder charges in the 2010 death of his wife, a family spokesman said Wednesday.
The prosecutor sounded like the narrator of a hard-boiled police drama as he carefully laid out pieces of the puzzle that led detectives to arrest one of their own in a 23-year-old cold case.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, under house arrest in Britain for more than a year, appeared at the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to fight his extradition to Sweden.
A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17.
A handful of surviving passengers of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship filed a lawsuit against the cruise line on Friday, the same day the company offered each of the hundreds who'd been aboard the vessel a lump sum of 11,000 euros ($14,400).
A U.S. military judge sentenced a Marine squad leader charged with alleged war crimes in Iraq to a maximum of 90 days in prison and a reduction in pay and rank.
After years of delay, the court-martial of the last of eight Marines charged in the shooting deaths of 24 Iraqis in the village of Haditha in 2005 ended in a guilty plea to one count of negligent dereliction of duty, officials said Monday.
Gruesome and seemingly endless accounts of violence in Mexico have obscured one notable bright spot in Latin America's high-stakes struggle with powerful drug gangs. In Colombia, once home to the world's biggest cocaine cartels, new crime organizations are being picked apart with silent efficiency -- aided by Bogota's enthusiastic embrace of extradition.
A.J. Hammer of "Showbiz Tonight" speaks with Nik Richie from thedirty.com about his financial offer to Casey Anthony.
Casey Anthony told a psychiatrist and a psychologist she believed she was drugged at a 2004 party and became pregnant with her daughter, Caylee, in whose death four years later she was tried and acquitted.
Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the man accused of committing the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.
Lawyers for accused WikiLeaks source Pvt. Bradley Manning raise questions about whether he had a female alter ego.
After four days of testimony and 20 prosecution witnesses, Pfc. Bradley Manning's defense attorney spent only 35 minutes Wednesday questioning just two witnesses before resting their case.
Two Islamic religious leaders from Tennessee filed a lawsuit against two airlines Monday, claiming they were discriminated against and not allowed to fly on a plane in May because of the way they looked.
Panamanian officials are preparing for the return of former dictator Manuel Noriega, who is scheduled to be extradited from France this weekend, Panama's foreign minister told CNN en Español.
Jurors will continue deliberations on Friday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly Connecticut home invasion in 2007.
Jurors will continue deliberations Thursday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.
Jurors were unable to reach a decision Wednesday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.
If you've ever been enraged by Ticketmaster's hefty processing fees -- and have made a purchase through the company in the last 12 years -- you're in luck. Kind of.
The man accused of killing four New Yorkers during a violent stabbing spree in February has pleaded guilty to several counts of murder, according to the Kings County, New York, district attorney's office.
The defense and prosecution rested Tuesday in the sentencing phase of the trial for Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man convicted in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to his home country, a French appeals court said in an opinion issued Wednesday, according to a court spokeswoman.
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