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Mauna Kea Protests Police Presence Backed by Appeals Court

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii appellate court has ruled that Hawaii County’s police chief was within his authority when he requested help from police in other counties during the 2019 protests over the Thirty Meter Telescope. The state Intermediate …

Cryptocurrency Investor Sues Suburban NYC Teen For $71.4M Over Alleged Swindle

NEW YORK — A U.S. cryptocurrency investor on Thursday sued a suburban New York high school senior, accusing the 18-year-old of being the mastermind and ringleader of a cybercrime scheme that defrauded him out of millions of dollars in digital …

District Settles For $475K After Teacher Punched Boy, 9

ESPANOLA, N.M. — A New Mexico school district has agreed to pay $475,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a boy who was punched by a music teacher. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports a copy of …

Three Women Allege Harassment at Tech Startup

Asya Bradley stayed late for a meeting at the office of the startup where she worked last year, when her boss became so angry that he threw a notebook and a phone across the table, according a lawsuit she filed …

Police to Pay Vermont Man $7,000 Over Taser Complaint

The Vermont State Police have paid $7,000 to settle a complaint about the use of a Taser on an uncooperative man with Down syndrome and other disabilities. The money is going to 23-year-old Timothy Bernier of Coventry. The Burlington Free …

Lawyer Targeted in Illinois Worker’s Compensation Case

Illinois’ Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has filed a complaint against a lawyer who represented a state trooper injured in a wreck he caused that killed two sisters. The commission contends attorney Kerry O’Sullivan exchanged emails with former Workers’ Compensation …

Judge: U. of Mary Washington Not Liable for Rape

A judge says the rape of a student on the University of Mary Washington’s campus is a tragic case but the school isn’t liable for criminal acts on its property. The Free Lance-Star reports that Fredericksburg Circuit Court Judge Gordon …