MADISON, Wis. (CN) - Facebook posts that a Wisconsin man says led to his arrest did not appear on a sanctioned police department page, the officer told a federal judge, denying civil rights liability.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A judge on Thursday said there's no evidence that R&B Singer Chris Brown was culpable for recent shootings at a San Jose nightclub, but revoked his probation for violating a restriction on travel outside L.A. County.
ATLANTA (CN) - Hip-hop dancer Honey Rockwell failed to persuade a federal judge that producers exploited her life story in a film that allegedly damaged her image.
LAS VEGAS (CN) - The Michael Jackson hologram that appeared in the 2014 Billboard Music Awards violated three patents, hologram technology companies claim in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A woman who claims her father rescued from oblivion a long letter Neal Cassady wrote to Jack Kerouac - which became the basis for Kerouac's Beat classic "On the Road" - sued the Kerouac and Cassady estates to quiet title to the letter.
INDIANAPOLIS (CN) - Color Me Badd's original front man should not be welcomed back, his former band mate claims in court, noting substance-abuse issues that hurt the group before.
LAS VEGAS (CN) - The owner of the former Sahara Hotel and Casino wants court affirmation that it can use a large image of Dean Martin on the casino's carpet.
BALTIMORE (CN) - The failure by hotel giant Marriott to fix a leak in one of its guest bathrooms led the music director of the Baltimore Symphony to suffer a bad fall, she claims in court.
(CN) - A British entertainment company says an American company that provides tickets for events dropped the ball on a planned meet and greet with (nonparty) Jay-Z last year.
CHICAGO (CN) - An online auction house claimed to have lost consigned artworks that it actually sold in secret, the artist behind those works claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - "My Name is Earl" actress Jaime Pressly sued her former business manager for $900,000, claiming he made a series of bad investments with her money and fraudulently charged her $500,000 for a loan.
(CN) - Comedian Richard Pryor's widow says an online t-shirt company is illegally selling t-shirts with an image of Pryor superimposed with the word "Swag."
NEWARK (CN) - TMZ, the New York Daily News and other media outlets face a federal action from a woman arrested in what they hyped as the "Super Bowl Prostitution Bust."
SPOKANE, Wash. (CN) - A retail marijuana store in Eastern Washington lost its bid to cancel a trademark of High Times magazine.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - Two strippers sued the world's first vegan strip club, claiming the boss pays less than minimum wage and allows inappropriate touching by bouncers and patrons.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The Beverly Hills Hilton kicked a Latina actress out of its hotel during the Golden Globes awards in 2014 and then defamed her on Facebook, Dyana Ortelli claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A woman who says she won a $5.8 million judgment against record producer Barry Hankerson, claiming he falsely accused of having AIDS and blew up her car, sued his defunct record company for the settlement.
(CN) - Wrestling star The Big Show has won countless matches and some championships but is embroiled in litigation with a man who claims the "Giant" hit him backstage.
WASHINGTON, Pa. (CN) - Cosmopolitan magazine ruined a college student's reputation and potential NFL career by falsely portraying him as abusive, the man claims in court.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Jewelry maker Judith Ripka withheld her interior designer's earnings and demanded that he use sex to manipulate a vendor, he claims in court.
Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy. Read more from CNN.
If CDs are truly dead, then digital music sales are lying in the adjacent grave. Both categories are down double-digits in the last year, with iTunes sales diving at least 13 percent. Read more from The Atlantic.
Advocates hope that the Department of Justice's involvement in a lawsuit is a crucial step in ending trademark protection for the Washington football team's name. Read more from National Public Radio.
A court in Turkey has ordered Facebook to block Pages deemed offensive for their depiction of the Prophet Muhammad. Read more from Venture Beat.
Internet service providers led by Comcast Corp. are pushing to protect from federal regulations their ability to demand fees from high-volume data users such as Netflix Inc. Read more from Bloomberg.
The singer prevails in showing the retailer passed off her endorsement of a jersey. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
Company attorneys are trying to give notice of a copyright lawsuit to defendants living far, far away. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
Sometime this spring - likely in April -HBO will start selling Web-only subscriptions. And when it does, it will take a huge chunk out of the pay-TV business. Read more from re/code.
Sony has postponed its quarterly earnings report by a month and a half due to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures in November 2014, the company announced Friday. Read more from Mashable.
Vice's vivid images are part of an eight-minute virtual-reality experience that catapults audiences into the center of the Millions March protest in New York in December. Read more from The New York Times.
When should such promises be enforced via an injunction - or when should they lead at least to an injunction against further promotion of a book once it's already published? Read more from The Washington Post.
The current Rob King versus Ken Power case before the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador raises a lot of questions about parody accounts on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Read more from The Telegram.
A bill has been reintroduced that its backers say will ensure that married couples get equal treatment under the Copyright Act. Read more from Multichannel.