A major upset in the Harris County Judge race Tuesday grabbed headlines. So, what does a county judge actually do?
Susquehanna County Judge Rules in Favor of Bootstrap Campaign
MONTROSE, Pa. -- A judge in Susquehanna County has ruled on a heated dispute between county officials and four residents who want to run for county commissioner. The group, known as the "Bootstrap Campaign," claimed incumbent commissioners and their staff intentionally tried to keep them off the May ballot citing errors in their nomination petition.
Tulsa County judge rules man wrongly convicted of 1991 murder
TULSA, Okla. - A wrongly convicted man is now free after being behind bars for nearly three decades. “I’m feeling blessed. It’s unbelievable. Blessed,” said Corey Atchison, who a judge said was wrongly convicted of murder. Back in 1991, Atchison was convicted in the murder of James Warren Lane.
Wake County judge rules in favor with RDU in controversial quarry case
A Wake County judge sided with the Raleigh-Durham Airport International Airport on Friday in a controversial case filed by activists involving a planned rock quarry near Umstead State Park.
County judge had concerns about Petersen's adoption operation in 2006
The felt judge the operation violated a treaty, banning Marshallese women from coming to the U.S. just for adoption.
2 Clark County judges shot in Indianapolis night before judicial conference
It happened following a disturbance at a bar, police said.
Murder trial for Amber Guyger will remain in Dallas County, judge rules
Defense attorneys filed a request in July to move the trial out of Dallas County. Guyger is charged with murder in the September 2018 shooting of Botham Jean.
Erie County Judge rules two Erie Bayfront hotels to remain tax exempt
An Erie County Senior Judge has ruled that Erie’s two Bayfront hotels should remain tax exempt; a win for the Convention Center Authority, but a loss for the City of Erie and the Erie School …
Deer Park Fire: County Judge Lina Hidalgo Has No Idea What She's Doing
These fires are expected to burn for days and has no answers on top of having no idea what she's doing. Pray for Harris County because our County Judge isn't offering much help right now.
Travis County judge rules Austin officers' stun gun video sealed from the public
Judge Karen Sage signed an order for records in the cases against Officers Donald Petraitis and Robert Pfaff to be expunged.
Police release video showing moments before Clark County judges were shot
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department released a video that shows an SUV pull up to the White Castle and two people that exit the vehicle. They are looking for the public's help in the case.
Judge rules against Worth County dog breeder
Will not be allowed to keep 13 animals out of 154 removed from her Manly property.
Judge rules Mississippi county is liable for jailing woman
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — There are two remaining questions left for a Mississippi woman who sued over being jailed 96 days without seeing a judge: Will the U.S. Supreme Court
Judge rules Pierce County, others can help defend I-976
SEATTLE – A King County judge ruled Friday on multiple motions in the I-967 car tab legal battle. The initiative is currently on hold while Seattle, King County and several other entities have sued to keep $30 car-tabs from going into effect. The superior court judge ruled others will be allowed to assist the state Attorney General’s office defending I-976.
Judge rules to extend recount deadline for Palm Beach County
A judge has ruled to extended the recount deadline for Palm Beach County.
Eric Boyd's trial will take place in Knox County with a Knox County jury, judge rules
He is already serving a federal sentence for harboring the ring leader in the 2007 kidnapping, rape and torture-slayings of Chris Newsom and Channon Christian.
176 cats and dogs seized from Hays County home were cruelly treated, judge rules
The 176 cats and dogs that were seized from a home in Buda earlier this month were cruelly treated, a judge ruled Thursday morning.
Top city prosecutor and county public defender speak out about judge concerns
SEATTLE - Two sides of the judicial spectrum are speaking out against a Seattle Municipal Court judge, who they claim is acting unethical on the bench. It is extremely rare when public defender Anita Khandelwal and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes come together. “We are adversaries. But one of our shared values is in the integrity of the system. And the integrity of judges, and seeing them follow their duty to the impartial. And we have grave concerns,” said Khandelwal.
Florida counties must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders
Those Florida counties have, essentially, been running English-only elections.