| Dec 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Floridaâs legal challenge to the new health-care law was bolstered on Monday when a federal judge in Virginia ruled that the government cannot require everyone to get insurance. The ruling will....
| Dec 14, 2010
| 4:36 AM
One decision in what's likely to be a long legal fight ending at the U.S. Supreme Court....
| Dec 14, 2010
| 9:36 PM
Ken Cuccinelli makes a powerful argument against the insurance purchase mandate. And a federal judge agreed with him....
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Full text and selected excerpts of Judge Roger Vinson's federal court decision declaring the new healthcare law unconstitutional....
| Jun 12, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Call it a crime of opportunity, against an all-to-common victim in Manhattan: a vulnerable female, walking home alone. "For no one to see or stop to help her. That's nothing to laugh at," said Lisa Blair.
Police say no one saw a thing, expect for the...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Name: Drawn from several historic ships including Henry Hudson's exploring Hudson Bay in the 1600s and James Cook's exploring South Pacific in the 1770s, discovering Hawaiian Islands.
Figures: Third shuttle commissioned, following Columbia and...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 1:10 PM
A Long Island man was busted under Leandra's Law for allegedly driving drunk with a 2-year-old in his car Sunday evening in Hicksville, according to Nassau County police.
Jose A. Escobar, 31, of Uniondale, was arrested by authorities after he was...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 11:30 AM
A mother will spend four to 12 years in prison for drunkenly driving a station wagon full of children and crashing on a Manhattan highway, killing one of them, as they headed to a slumber party.
Carmen Huertas tearfully apologized, and spectators audibly...
| Sep 13, 2010
The conservative counterattack on President Obama's overhaul of health insurance will take center stage in the courts this week when Republican state attorneys general and a leading small-business group urge a federal judge in Florida to strike down the...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 3:06 PM
— U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson rejected a pretrial motion to dismiss the case against former Newport News Del. Phil Hamilton Wednesday planning to move ahead with a May jury trial on bribery and extortion charges.
| Apr 9, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Investigators want to know what caused a multi-car crash Saturday on the Henry Hudson Parkway.
Six people were hurt, including a police officer; it's unclear if the officer is a member of the New York Police Department.
The accident occurred around 5 a....
| May 7, 2011
| 6:47 PM
— Sure, Phil Hamilton showed bad judgment. Unethical? Some might say that. Disturbing? Could be.
But it doesn't make him a criminal.
That is a central point for the defense of Hamilton, a former state delegate from Newport News who faces charges...