SC gay couples ask for marriage licenses

...similar events have been held in other Southern states. The Greenville event happens two days after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. South Carolina is in that judicial circuit...

Northwestern coach 'proud of the maturity' his team showed in fight to form union

...EASTERN MICHIGAN: A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, one of two men charged in the slaying of the 20-year-old...

No ruling on North Augusta's Project Jackson trial; Plaintiff Stephen Donohue failed to submit proposed order

...Augusta home owner Stephen Donohue, did not submit his proposed order, according to Kyle Tennis, the law clerk for Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard.North Augusta's attorney, Belton Zeigler, filed the proposed order the judge requested to...

Project Jackson lawsuit hearings scheduled for next week

...ball next week in front of a South Carolina judge who will decide the fate of a new Augusta GreenJackets ballpark.Circuit Court Judge Earnest Kinard will preside over testimony for a lawsuit filed by North Augusta resident Stephen Donohue against...

Project Jackson trial rescheduled while decision made on evidence city can use

...city can use in court.During a hearing Thursday in Aiken County, an attorney for North Augusta told South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard that the plaintiff, Steve Donohue, cannot rightfully seek to limit the evidence to documents...

Union's collusion case against NFL owners kept alive by appeals court

...appeals court Friday as the sniping between the two sides persists long after the end of the lockout.The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis partially reversed a federal judge's order that had rejected the union's collusion claim...

Johnny Manziel irked by criticism of his behavior

...accused of assaulting a woman in Southfield, Mich., on two separate occasions in 2013.A jury in Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac acquitted Stonum of one felonious assault count.

Baseball's fans are allowing players to get more chances to redeem themselves

...Milwaukee, has only five homers since April 20 yet is still fifth among outfielders in voting.Whether judges in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals are as forgiving with Bonds is anyone's guess.But it might be by now fans are simply numb to steroid...

Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters

...service, but a similar service has been blocked by judges in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said its ruling stemmed from a 2008 decision in which it held that Cablevision Systems Corp. could offer...

New Jersey's appeal to make sports betting legal is rebuffed

...New Jersey.A trial judge ruled against the state and his ruling was upheld by a divided panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.The appeals court said it was not judging the wisdom or desirability of allowing sports...