Patent Victory for Adam Carolla’s Nemesis

     MARSHALL, Texas (CN) - A company that podcasting comedian Adam Carolla had dubbed a "patent troll" won $1.3 million from a federal jury Monday in its infringement case against CBS.     Personal Audio LLC sued the television network last year, alleging that its patented "system for disseminating media content" in sequenced episodes was infringed upon when CBS started posting podcasts online of television shows like "60 Minutes" and "Face the ...

Shower Bench Collapse Isn’t Hotel Owner’s Fault

     NASHVILLE (CN) - A Holiday Inn owner is not liable to a paraplegic guest who hurt his back when the shower bench he was using collapsed, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled.     Greg Parker and his wife Diane stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Harriman, Tenn., in 2010. Parker is paralyzed from the waist down because of a logging-truck accident, so the couple rented a handicap accessible room, according to the ruling.    &...

Discounts for Cleanup of Mine Site Are OK Despite Burden to Others

     (CN) - Though they will likely burden another company, deep discounts that the government gave to clean mining operations did not violate federal law, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.     The Coeur d'Alenes Co. signed an agreement with the U.S. government in 2011 that allowed it to pay $350,000 toward the cost of cleaning up the Conjecture Mine Site in Bonner County, a former silver and lead mine that the Environmental Protection Agency found ...
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No Court Appointed Attorney for Official

     DALLAS (CN) - Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price cannot be represented by a court-appointed attorney in his federal criminal corruption case because he failed to show he cannot afford an attorney, a federal judge ruled.     Price was indicted in July on eleven counts of conspiracy to commit bribery, tax fraud conspiracy, deprivation of honest services by mail fraud and subscribing to a false and fraudulent income tax return. His chi...
  September 16, 2014  

Sandy Springs man killed during Craigslist robbery

Sandy Springs man killed during Craigslist robbery Sandy Springs man killed during Craigslist robberyWXIA-TVDetectives found the 25 caliber pistol inside the suspect's car that was parked at the hospital. Detectives also learned that the 16-year-old's infant child was in the suspect's car during the robbery and shooting. The child was turned over to ...Police: 16-year-old killed man during PS4 robbery WSB Atlanta
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Police rule out report of suspicious device in Parkville

Police rule out report of suspicious device in ParkvilleBaltimore SunPolice said they received the first report of the package at 12:19 p.m. Tuesday. But by 3 p.m., medics and fire department units began leaving the scene as authorities began ramping down their investigation. The 3100 block of Texas Ave. is a ...Police investigate 'suspicious condition' in Parkville WBAL Baltimore

Wilton Manors Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime

Wilton Manors Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime Wilton Manors Police Investigate Possible Hate CrimeCBS LocalFT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Police in Wilton Manors have launched an investigation into what they termed a hate crime directed at one of the city's residents. The man who claims he was physically and verbally assaulted told police he was walking in the ...Man throws rocks, screams sexually biased slurs at victim, police say Local 10

Witnesses testify about deadly 2012 home invasion

Witnesses testify about deadly 2012 home invasion Witnesses testify about deadly 2012 home invasionAnderson Independent MailPICKENS - Six witnesses testified Tuesday about the violent home invasion the ended with the fatal shooting of Clemson student Steven Grich. Their testimony came on the second day of the murder trial of Lester Devario Mosley Jr. Four of the witnesses ...

Police blotter: Drug bust, B&Es, MVC

Police blotter: Drug bust, B&Es, MVCBelleville IntelligencerTYENDINAGA — Up to $48,000 worth of marijuana was seized by police when members of Tyendinaga police and the OPP's drug enforcement unit raided an outdoor marihuana grow operation on a property south of Lower Slash Road Monday. No charges ...

Baltimore police officer caught on video beating man suspended

Baltimore police officer caught on video beating man suspendedWBAL BaltimoreTruss' attorneys said their client is the victim and that Cosom lied on his police report about fearing for his life when it was their client who was in danger. They also claim a police cover-up, saying charges were immediately dropped once the state's ...Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video Baltimore Sun (blog)Caught on video: Baltimore Police officer repeatedly punches suspect WJLAMan File...
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