R. Kelly’s lawyer vows to appeal 30-year sentence in sexual assault case

R. Kelly’s defense attorney said Wednesday that the R&B singer will appeal a 30-year prison sentence for racketeering and sexual assault charges. Prosecutors said the sentence allows the witnesses to “regain control” over their lives. Photo: Elizabeth Williams/AP

Pro-abortion protesters bang on the glass of the Arizona State Senate building

Pro-abortion rights protesters were seen banging on the glass of the Arizona State Senate building in Phoenix on June 24, before tear gas was used to disperse the protesters, CNN reported citing local officials.

Former Pharmaceutical Communications Director Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

The former head of corporate communications for New Jersey-based biotech company Immunomedics pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to an insider trading scheme involving a proven breast cancer drug. in premarket clinical trials. Lauren S. Wood, 33, of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud in Newark, Jersey. Wood, who is scheduled … Read more

Trevor Bauer’s MLB run at Dire Straits even if appeal succeeds: Report

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer’s two-year suspension could end his MLB career, multiple baseball insiders have suggested. MLB announced late last month that it will suspend the 31-year-old pitcher without pay for two full seasons following the league’s investigation into allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault against him. Bauer is appealing the MLB … Read more

Law Enforcement ‘Not a Profession,’ Judge Rules in Challenge to Arizona Clemency Board

A judge has thrown out death row inmate Clarence Dixon’s latest effort to challenge the makeup of Arizona’s clemency board. Dixon’s lawyers had argued that the board, which later this month will consider commuting the death sentence, was illegally packed with former police officers. State law requires that the board have no more than two … Read more