In Delaware, a defense motion to suppress evidence in the case of a former state Senate candidate charged with repeatedly molesting a boy more than 20 years ago is still not resolved.
A Sussex County judge held a closed-door hearing Monday to consider the motion filed by Eric Bodenweiser's attorney.
After about two hours, defense attorney Joe Hurley emerged to say a "significant legal issue" had been raised and that he had asked the judge for time to research it.
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There was no word on when the secret hearing would resume.
The judge rejected a request by The Associated Press to reconsider his decision to close the courtroom, but Hurley said the judge outlined his reasons for closing the hearing Monday and said a transcript would be made available after the trial.