By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge declined on Thursday to lower the $10 million bail for one-time rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, who is held in jail on a murder charge in connection a hit-and-run death. The ruling was made at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court where Knight appeared in an orange jump suit, two weeks after his attorney Matthew Fletcher told reporters he expected Knight would at that time be able to obtain the bail amount and regain his freedom. Knight, 50, has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder and attempted murder stemming from a hit-and-run at a hamburger stand in the Los Angeles suburb of Compton that followed an argument on the set of a commercial for the film "Straight Outta Compton." Knight is accused of deliberately running over Terry Carter, 55, who later died, and another man with his pickup truck.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home was arraigned Thursday on rape and kidnapping charges.
By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - The police officer who arrested Colorado movie theater massacre gunman James Holmes told jurors on Thursday the shooter seemed very calm, relaxed and "sort of disconnected" when he found him standing behind the cinema where he had killed 12 people. On day four of the trial, the prosecution called Aurora police officer Jason Oviatt, who found Holmes next to his car outside the theater wearing a gas mask, helmet and body armor. Oviatt thought at first that the defendant was a fellow officer, because of his dress.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission wants a federal appeals court in Washington to hear the cases against its new internet regulations, according to court documents filed on Thursday. The FCC asked other courts where such lawsuits have been filed to transfer their cases to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which had weighed the agency's previous iterations of "net neutrality" rules in the past.