Traffic Court Judge Accused Of Dating Defendant

A federal appeals court says a former traffic court judge must lose his law license for going on a date with a defendant and then ruling in her favor.


Police and Fire officials are seen outside the Sorghum Hill Drive home of Dr. William Petit. (AP Photo/George Ruhe)

Judge In Cheshire Invasion Trial Out Of Hospital

The Connecticut judge presiding at the trial of Steven Hayes — charged in a deadly home invasion — has been discharged from the hospital.


Dr. William Petit Jr., enters a ceremony honoring his late wife and two daughters at Cheshire high school in Cheshire, Conn. on September, 19, 2007. All three had been killed in a home invasion on July 23, while Dr. Petit was severely beaten. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

Survivor, Jury Relive Brutal Cheshire Home Invasion In Court

Jurors are reliving the horror of a brutal home invasion and triple-murder in a New Haven courtroom this week. On Thursday, the only survivor sat through a presentation of crime scene photos of the home where his wife and two daughters were killed.


Conviction Tossed After Judge Calls Lawyer “Clown”

An appeals court has thrown out a robbery conviction because a New York judge called a defense lawyer “a clown” and “silly” in front of the jury.


Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Prison Term For Elderly Man In Wife Killing

A 90-year-old western New York man has been sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for battering his wife of nearly 68 years to death with a hammer.


Bernie Madoff

Bernard Madoff Investors Challenge Payback Formula

Dozens who recouped more than their investments in Bernard Madoff’s business have asked a federal court to force a trustee to include fictitious profits when considering how victims get paid back.

WCBS 880–08/09/2010