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Sterling appears in court for Clippers sale trial

Sterling appears in court for Clippers sale trial

Shelly Sterling, the wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse for a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

July 08, 2014 6:10 pm
Sterling appears in court for Clippers sale trial

Sterling appears in court for Clippers sale trial

LOS ANGELES | Donald Sterling, fighting his wife's planned $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, arrived in court Tuesday to give testimony but sat stolidly as a psychiatrist testified that he's mentally incapable of handling financial affairs.

July 08, 2014 6:10 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

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July 05, 2014 12:00 am
NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

June 25, 2014 4:56 pm
NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players. More than 4,500 former players have filed suit, including former Bears…

June 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

LOS ANGELES | Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion, according to his attorney.

June 04, 2014 7:12 pm
Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

LOS ANGELES | Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion, according to his attorney.

June 04, 2014 7:12 pm

Northwestern QB says union push was rushed, wrong

Northwestern's Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators.

April 09, 2014 4:42 pm
Munster, Chesterton couples challenge Indiana gay marriage ban

Munster, Chesterton couples challenge Indiana gay marriage ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana couples have joined a new legal challenge to Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages in a lawsuit filed by a national gay rights group.

March 13, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Judge's decision means NFL may have to pay more

NEW YORK | The NFL's concussion settlement popped back into the national consciousness Tuesday — and it's no closer to being resolved — just as the league was set for a big couple of weeks.

January 14, 2014 8:00 pm

30 months prison for Jesse Jackson Jr., 1 year for wife

WASHINGTON | Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, the judge scolding the son of the famed civil rights leader for using the money as a "piggy bank" and sentencing his wife to a year…

August 14, 2013 5:00 pm Related
Former Ill. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to be sentenced

Former Ill. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to be sentenced

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, arrive at federal court in Washington, Wednesday to learn their fates when a federal judge sentences the one-time power couple for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on everything from a gold-plated Rolex watch and mink capes to v…

August 14, 2013 8:07 am

NCAA seeks dismissal of Paterno family lawsuit

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

July 23, 2013 6:45 pm
Forfeiture motion names ex-Rep. Jackson's homes

Forfeiture motion names ex-Rep. Jackson's homes

CHICAGO | Government prosecutors on Friday filed a forfeiture motion naming the homes of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, in a move legal observers said could result in them losing one or both homes.

June 28, 2013 8:30 pm
Lawyer: NCAA actions affected entire PSU community

Lawyer: NCAA actions affected entire PSU community

BELLEFONTE, Pa. | From former players to faculty members, a mini-cross section of the Penn State community has partnered with the late head coach Joe Paterno's family in suing the NCAA to overturn the landmark sanctions against the school for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

May 30, 2013 4:11 pm
Dogs give comfort — and controversy — in court

Dogs give comfort — and controversy — in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The twins were 7, shy and scared. Talking was tough and describing what happened nearly impossible.

May 14, 2013 2:43 pm
High court rules against Indiana farmer in patent case

High court rules against Indiana farmer in patent case

WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court said Monday that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto Co.'s patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer by growing additional crops without buying new beans.

May 13, 2013 11:15 am

Jury convicts Crestwood official of lying about water

CHICAGO | After a former suburban Chicago water official was convicted Monday for lying about secretly mixing carcinogen-tainted well water into the village's drinking supply, the sense of bitterness and betrayal among residents remained.

April 29, 2013 12:23 pm
Prosecutors: Official lied about tainted water

Prosecutors: Official lied about tainted water

CHICAGO | A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.

April 26, 2013 7:15 pm
Closing arguments under way in tainted water trial

Closing arguments under way in tainted water trial

Theresa Neubauer, the former water supervisor in Crestwood, enters the federal court in Chicago on Tuesday. Closing arguments were Friday in the case for Neubauer who is accused of lying about how the village drew drinking water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. She has ple…

April 26, 2013 12:06 pm
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