Top CNS stories for today including a federal judge rejecting a U.S. Army captain’s claim that President Obama is waging an illegal war against the Islamic State group; the Orange County District Attorney is ejected from a capital murder case; no damages for a New Jersey teacher who caused a stir talking about her family’s penchant for holiday blackface, and more.
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Originally reported as an active-shooter situation, police now say a suspect killed at Ohio State University attacked several people with a large knife Monday morning, sending at least nine to the hospital.
A federal judge threw out civil claims by a U.S. Army captain who accused President Barack Obama of waging an illegal war against the Islamic State group.
After focusing considerable attention to a rash of toddler deaths connected to unsteady Ikea dressers, the Philadelphia Inquirer claims in a federal complaint that regulatory stonewalling is frustrating their coverage.
Sharply criticizing prosecutors and sheriff’s officers for misusing jailhouse informants and withholding evidence, a California appellate court unanimously agreed last week to kick the Orange County District Attorney’s Office off the worst mass-murder case in county history.
A Ninth Circuit panel on Monday revived claims that a University of Arizona police officer used excessive force when he fired four shots at a woman holding a knife near campus, finding that a reasonable jury could find in the woman’s favor.
A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order to ABX Air Inc. and ordered 250 cargo pilots to end a strike that began two days before Thanksgiving.
Paint remover Goof Off could be too dangerous to be sold to ordinary consumers even when used as instructed, the Seventh Circuit ruled, reviving claims that static electricity ignited the product.
Christmas has come early in New Jersey after a federal judge tossed out free-speech claims by a teacher who caused a stir by talking about her Dutch family’s penchant for holiday black face.