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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The former owner of a California tomato processing company was sentenced to six years in federal prison for engaging in a price-fixing scam that involved bribing purchasing managers at food giants including Kraft Foods and Frito-Lay.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles-area mother and a family friend were charged in federal court Monday with hiring a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman is suing an online dating service for nearly $10 million, claiming it set her up with a man who brutally attacked her.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – California’s landmark Proposition 2 said chickens in cages must be able to stand up and stretch their wings without touching cage walls. Whether that means one chicken at a time or […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge indicated Monday that she planned to deny a bid by churches to force Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private displays, including Christmas Nativity […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge has rejected a request for a preliminary injunction against Dish Network’s ad-skipping digital video recorder in a dispute that has pit broadcasters against a main distributor of […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The federal government is urging a federal judge to deny a Hobby Lobby Stores request to block enforcement of a new health care law that requires employers to cover insurance costs […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being slapped with a lawsuit that claims that the world’s largest retailer and its staffing agencies broke federal minimum wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary workers […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A former Peace Corps volunteer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing young girls while serving in South Africa. Jesse Osmun, of Milford, Conn., apologized to the […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – The College of the Ozarks in southwestern Missouri is joining opponents of the new federal health care law with its own lawsuit over the law’s birth control component. The Christian college […]