North Caroina is the last state in the country that continues to prosecute all 16 and 17 year olds charged with criminal offenses in the adult criminal justice system, that's according to a release from New Hanover County officials.
A court says a California judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request.
A judge has approved a settlement that will put "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain.
U.S. District Judge George King approved the agreement Monday. It ends the ownership claims of Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song for years.