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Van Hits Courthouse After Driver’s Prosthetic Leg Detaches

Police say a van crashed into the Newport News Courthouse after the driver’s prosthetic leg detached.


A same-sex couple officially adopts twins at the D.C. Superior Court Saturday morning. (credit: George Mesthos/All News 99.1)

Adoption Day Celebrated at D.C. Courthouse

The 27th annual Adoption Day ceremony was held at the D.C. Superior Court Saturday morning, where dozens of children officially found their permanent home.


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X-Ray Screening Flags Gun in Bag at Md. Courthouse

The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office says courthouse security spotted a loaded handgun in a man’s tote bag during an X-ray screening.


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Study: United States Judges’ Criminal Caseloads Vary Widely

Federal judges across the nation are shouldering criminal caseloads that vary widely in size, sometimes even among judges in the same courthouse, according to a study released Sunday.