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Court tosses sex abuse cases against voice of Elmo

An appeals court has dismissed several lawsuits filed against the voice behind beloved "Sesame Street" character Elmo.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 11:28am EDT

Tags: sex abuse, Kevin Clash, Elmo, Sesame Street

Court: Md. county pension system discriminated

A federal appeals court has ruled that a Maryland county's pension system discriminated against older workers by charging them higher contribution rates than younger employees.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 06:02pm EDT

Tags: public pensions,

US appeals court rejects stun gun death retrial

A federal appeals court is rejecting a Frederick family's quest for a new trial in the electronic stun-gun death of their son.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 03:39pm EST

Tags: Jarrel Gray, stun gun

SeaWorld lawyers in D.C. to reverse OSHA rules after trainer death

Veteran SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed in 2010 when a six-ton killer whale named Tilikum pulled her into a pool during a show in Orlando.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 08:48pm EST

Tags: SeaWorld, OSHA, courts, Mike Murillo


Appeals court revives, narrows Md. woman's lawsuit

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 05:50pm EDT

Tags: immigration

Appeals court affirms Maryland robocall verdict

A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million civil verdict against a political consultant responsible for an illegal robocall in the 2010 Maryland governor's race.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:09pm EDT

Tags: robocalls, Robert Ehrlich

Court refuses to revive military sex assault suit

A federal appeals court in Virginia has refused to revive a lawsuit against two former defense secretaries by 28 military members and veterans who said they were victims of sexual assault.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 08:39pm EDT

Tags: military sexual assault, defense secretary, veterans

Court: Coast Guard properly detaining coal ship

A federal appeals court says the Coast Guard is properly detaining a Maltese-flagged coal ship over alleged environmental violations.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: Port of Virginia, U.S. Coast Guard

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