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Aiello-Stahl and Stinson face off in race for 26th Judicial Court judge

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Voters in Bossier and Webster Parishes will select a new 26th Justice Court Justice on Saturday, March 26. Caddo Sheriff asks voters to support 5 tax renewals Allie Aiello Stahl and Doug Stinson are on the ballot to replace Judge Charles Jacobs, who stepped down …

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Prosecutors group reprimands Sheriff Livingston for email praising ex-Deputy Hall, lambasting DA Becton | News

The California Prosecutors Alliance has asked the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to audit the disciplinary practices of Sheriff David Livingston’s department and increase outside oversight of alleged departmental misconduct. The request follows an email Livingston sent to his department following the March 3 sentencing of Contra Costa Congressman …

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Group wants Contra Costa sheriff’s disciplinary practices probed

By Tony Hicks, Bay City News Foundation CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA – The California Prosecutors Alliance has asked the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to audit the disciplinary practices of Sheriff David Livingston’s department and increase outside oversight of alleged departmental misconduct. The request follows an email Livingston sent …

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Davidson County Animal Rescue Group Leads Letter-Writing Campaign Regarding Lexington Woman Accused of Animal Cruelty | criminality

Nina had to be euthanized after she was hit by a car a week earlier which left her with a broken back, and the owner reportedly refused to take her to the vet for treatment. Photo submitted An animal rescue organization is running a letter-writing campaign regarding a Lexington woman …

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Federal appeals court reviews tax evidence against New Orleans prosecutor Jason Williams | Courts

As Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams grilled a defendant charged with murder Wednesday in his first trial as a prosecutor, a panel at the downtown federal appeals court weighed the evidence that a jury will be allowed to hear in Williams’ ongoing federal tax evasion trial. charges. A federal …

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Trial error declared in quadruple homicide case: Court

PALM DESERT, Calif. — With jurors saying they were hopelessly deadlocked, a mistrial was declared Tuesday in the trial of a Cathedral City man accused of fatally shooting four people in Palm Springs. Jurors deliberated for seven days during the trial of Jose Vladimir Larin-Garcia, 22, who is charged with …

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DA: Cal City boys died three months before reported disappearance

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) – After being missing for more than a year, Orrin and Orson West, who were first reported missing in December 2020 in California City, are believed to be dead. And the timeline of their disappearance is not what was originally reported. The Bakersfield Police Department arrested the …

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Blair struggles to fill vacancies | News, Sports, Jobs

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County continues to have difficulty hiring and retaining staff due to low wages, two employees told the county’s wage board, which voted Wednesday on starting pay scales for 15 job vacancies. or soon vacant. The county has about 90 vacancies, human resources director Katherine Swigart …

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Should a sex trafficking defense apply in a homicide case?

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One night in June 2018, 17-year-old Chrystul Kizer put a .38 caliber pistol in his briefcase and took an Uber from Milwaukee to Kenosha. She walked into Randall Volar’s house. She had met Volar on a sex trafficking website, and over …

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Ex-San Marcos cop fired for misconduct wants job back

Ex-San Marcos police officer facing civil lawsuit for role in fatal 2020 traffic crash asks to get his job back months after being discharged from the force. Ryan Hartman, who was a sergeant, was fired in January for what San Marcos City Manager Bert Lumbreras described “as the result of …

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal of convicted Curry Donuts thief

A Luzerne County jury’s conviction of a Philadelphia man who robbed a donut shop in Wilkes-Barre was upheld when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal. Rodney Carroll, 46, was convicted of multiple counts in the robbery of Curry Donuts on South Pennsylvania Avenue on March …

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IN BRIEF | February 17, 2022 – VC Journalist

Pictured: Merideth Hart, Economic Development Manager, City of Ventura. Photo submitted. by Kimberly Riverskimberly@vcreporter.com Masking in K-12 schools is still mandatory, for now Although the state has lifted the mask mandate for those vaccinated (effective Feb. 16), the mandate is still in effect for students and staff at K-12 schools, …

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Michigan court throws out part of conviction in 2013 shooting death of Renisha McBride

DETROIT – A Detroit-area man who fatally shot a young woman on his porch will get a new sentencing hearing after the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously threw out part of his conviction on Wednesday. The court said Ted Wafer’s constitutional rights were violated when a jury was allowed to convict …

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Brazos County District Court jury convicts and punishes former Texas A&M Christian student organization leader – Reuters

Photo by Jacob Pape from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx A former leader of a Texas A&M Christian student group has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he was dating. The Brazos County District Court jury that convicted Jacob Pape, 26, of Lubbock, sentenced him to seven years in prison. During the seven-day …

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Fired San Marcos cop who caused fatal shipwreck wants job back

Ryan Hartman, the San Marcos police sergeant who directly caused a June 2020 car crash that killed a woman, was fired from the department 19 months later because of not the collision, but the the fact that he repeatedly failed to turn over documents related to multiple investigations. That’s according …

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Appeals court overturns eavesdropping conviction of former Tehachapi resident | News

A eavesdropping conviction of former Tehachapi resident James Clinton “Clint” Davies was overturned by a Fresno appeals court on Feb. 8. Davies was found guilty on January 10, 2020 and later appealed the conviction. He was living in Tehachapi on May 7, 2019, when he requested a meeting with Police …

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North Carolina court overturns conviction for racial bias in jury selection

RALEIGH, North Carolina The North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday overturned a black man’s robbery conviction, determining that prosecutors wrongly blocked a potential juror from his trial due to racial bias. The 4-3 ruling marks the first time in state history, according to court authorities, that a criminal conviction has …

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Plumber gets 25 years in prison for molesting toddler at work and videotaping abuse

An apprentice plumber spends many years behind bars for what a district attorney in Texas recently called “Every parent’s worst nightmare.” The judgment of February 10 condemns the apprentice to 25 years in prison for the attack on a 4-year-old girl in the family home. On August 25, 2018, apprentice …

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The Court of Appeal upholds the conviction of the Beaumont ISD contractor

On February 9, nearly eight years after former Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) contract electrician Calvin Walker was indicted in July 2014 for crimes alleging he defrauded the district of more than a million dollars through misleading documents, fake invoices and padded work orders, an appeal The court upheld the …

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Collins Defends District Attorney’s Office and Its Work at County Supervisors’ Meeting – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ — Adams County Sixth District Attorney Shameca Collins spoke to the Adams County Board of Supervisors Monday morning, telling them she was there to correct misinformation that she said had presented at a recent meeting. A discussion of crime at the Jan. 18 board of supervisors meeting has supervisor …

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Waffle House Shooting Trial – Penalty Stage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Short TV) – Rejecting his insanity plea, a jury found Travis Reinking guilty of four counts of first-degree murder, among several other attempted murder and weapons charges. Wearing only a jacket, Reinking opened fire on a Waffle House just outside Nashville in 2018. The sequestered jury will return …

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North Carolina appellate judges overturn local court clerk’s dismissal order

RALEIGH, North Carolina A 2020 trial judge’s order removing an elected clerk from office in a central North Carolina county was overturned on Tuesday by a state appeals court, which raised questions of procedural and constitutional regarding the sanction. The three judges on the Court of Appeals panel unanimously decided …

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Governor Greg Abbott urges court to allow unilateral prosecution of voter fraud by Texas AG Ken Paxton

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other top Texas Republicans have joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in urging the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to overturn its recent ruling that Paxton would not cannot prosecute electoral fraud unilaterally. In separate statements Tuesday, Abbott and Patrick chastised …

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After three years of law school, alum moves to prosecutor’s office

Hall Hatch ’19 Halle Hatch was 26 and working as an associate at a western Wisconsin law firm when the opportunity arose to run for Pierce County prosecutor. “What do I have to lose? ” she thought. Apparently nothing. Despite running amid a pandemic, she won the 2020 primary against …

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An animal rights activist was in court on criminal charges. Why was the case suddenly dismissed? | Animal wellbeing

OWhen animal rights activist Matt Johnson last made national headlines, he was in disguise. He appeared on Fox Business in December 2020 sporting a buzz cut and a button down (very different from his usual casual attire) and impersonated the CEO of Smithfield Foods. The pork giant he claimed to …

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US national news roundup: US Senate bipartisan group discusses curtailed election bill; Biden’s immigration targets fade after setbacks at U.S.-Mexico border and more

Below is a summary of briefs from US domestic news. U.S. Senate bipartisan group discusses curtailed election bill A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are discussing a scaled-down law focused on safeguarding election results and protecting election officials from harassment after Democrats twice defeated a voting rights bill. Lawmakers led …

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Brazos County District Court jury convicts and convicts former College Station high school teacher of having inappropriate relationship with student – Reuters

Photo by Gregory Stanley from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx A Brazos County District Court jury convicted and punished a former College Station High School teacher for engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. Greg Stanley, 48, was arrested in August 2015. This was after the victim told College Station police that …

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Delco Group welcomes accusations in the filming of Fanta Bility | State and region

A Delaware County political advocacy group said Wednesday it welcomed the charges against three Sharon Hill police officers in the 2021 shooting death of eight-year-old Fanta Bility, but wanted the officers fired. On Tuesday, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer said officers Brian Devaney, Sean Dolan and Devon Smith would …

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January 18, 2022 – Red Bluff Daily News

The following defendants were convicted in Tehama County Superior Court, according to the Tehama County District Attorney’s Office. People on the list of defendants are innocent until proven guilty: Recent engagements in state/local prisons People v Angela Sullyharbord, second degree burglary, a felony; Failure to appear, a crime. Brief History: …

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Sunday Commentary: Our job is to be the counter-narrative

By David M. GreenwaldChief Editor Woodland, CA – In 2009 a family invited me to their home in Citrus Heights and explained that their relative had just been convicted of 76 counts of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter, they believed him to be innocent and he was about to be …

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Santa Clara County Sheriff refuses to address corruption allegations in court – NBC Bay Area

Appearing via Zoom in plain clothes for her first court appearance, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith did not formally respond to charges of corruption and misconduct brought by the grand jury in December. His attorney, Allen Ruby, said the sheriff planned to contest the charges and file a statement …

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The group asks for a new judge to hear the case

Theodore Edgecomb trial: Group calls for new judge to hear case Community activists are calling for a new judge to be assigned to Theodore Edgecomb’s trial, which is due to start next week. Edgecomb is accused of shooting and killing a Milwaukee attorney, but his attorneys say it was self-defense. …

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New court dates set for Woodsboro teens charged with suspected hate crime

New court dates have been set for two teenagers charged with an alleged hate crime in Woodsboro last year on Halloween night. Noel Garcia Jr., 17, and Rance Bolcik, 17, both chose to drop their indictments scheduled for Jan.6 in the 24th District Court through their respective attorneys, according to …

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Court of Appeal supports dismissal of lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by accused guard | Local news

An appeals court ruled in favor of a Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge who dismissed a lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by the caretaker of a Solvang ALS patient who was arrested and charged with murder but found guilty on a less serious charge and subsequently overturned. The opinion …

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Pamplin Media Group – 1997: Police discover unarmed burglary

1972: “Semantic error” leads to rejection of charges of embezzlement against a local woman Editor’s Note: Central Oregon archives missing Jan-Feb 7. 24 editions from 1927, so the 95 years ago part is not available. 75 years ago January 2, 1947 The coldest winter weather greeted residents of Crook County …

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Group to legalize marijuana fails to sign petitions: The Wake Up for Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022

Subscribe to the alarm clock, cleveland.comfree morning newsletter, delivered to your inbox on weekdays at 5:30 a.m. You can expect lots of sun today and it will get a bit warmer as temperatures soar to 30 degrees. The weather will become cloudy and windy overnight, with winds of 16-21 mph. …

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Court of appeals, insensitive to alleged threat of witness, overturns Albany case

At New York’s second highest court, its definition would not include the actions of Christopher Bryant, a defendant who appealed to jail to ask his alleged victim to “do the right thing.” The woman, in turn, did not testify against him. of fear. As a result, Bryant, 29, known as …

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Iowa State Supreme Court upholds Latrice Lacey’s conviction for harassment | Local news

The misdemeanor harassment conviction of Davenport Civil Rights Director Latrice Lacey in 2019 has been upheld by the Iowa State Supreme Court. The court released its 34-page opinion on Thursday. The decision to uphold the conviction closes another chapter in a three-year-and-eight-month case that began with four misdemeanor charges and …

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Jurors in Michelle Lodzinski murder trial furious with court ruling: “How dare they overturn our verdict”

Three days after sending Michelle Lodzinski to jail in 2016 for killing her 5-year-old son, a panel of jurors in the high-profile case quietly gathered at the Raritan Center in Edison to pay their respects to the little boy. Away from the courtroom where they had spent the past few …

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Pamplin Media Group – REVIEW 2021: a police shooting sparked a riot in Tigard

Jacob Macduff was shot while apparently suffering from a nervous breakdown. Investigators say he had a knife. While January 6, 2021 is a date that will be remembered For years in the United States, far from the halls of the Capitol, a local tragedy unfolded in a parking lot at …

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Take a look back at some of the best court stories of 2021 | criminality

The pandemic continued to strain the local justice system this year. But through a mix of virtual and in-person proceedings, cases continued to go to court and a few trials began. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest stories that unfolded in Berkshire County courtrooms in 2021. A …

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Court rejects Perry’s bail request

December 22 – ANDERSON – A bail application from Tywaine Perry, accused of murder, has been dismissed. Madison Circuit Court Division 6 Judge Mark Dudley on Tuesday dismissed Perry’s request for bail after his trial ended last month before a deadlocked jury. Perry, 22, is charged on December 8, 2016 …

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Missouri high court dismisses shopping mall shooting murder conviction

INDEPENDENCE, Mr. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the conviction for murdering a man in a fatal 2018 shooting outside a suburban Kansas City mall because during his trial he was not authorized to claim that he had acted in self-defense. The High Court ruled that the trial judge …

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Canadian pleads guilty in US court for funding ISIS activities

By Tom Yun, Editor, CTVNews.ca Click here for updates on this story VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CTV Network) – A Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court Friday to funding ISIS militants in Syria. In a press release, the US Department of Justice said former Edmonton resident Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi …

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Court: New trial for man accused of threatening prosecutor

RALEIGH, NC (AP) – The state Supreme Court agreed on Friday that it was appropriate to overturn the conviction of a man who sharply criticized a local prosecutor in western North Carolina, citing the First Amendment protections. Still, judges have ordered a new trial for David Warren Taylor, saying a …

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Clinton County Court of Common Pleas calendar December 20-20. 26 | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN – The following schedule for Dec. 20-Dec. 26 is provided by the Clinton County Court of Common Pleas and is subject to change based on the needs of the justice system. Hearings on family relationships are also restricted and are not listed. Abbreviations – CR stands for criminal …

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Man who killed Joe McKnight cannot be tried again, appeals court finds

NEW ORLEANS – The man who killed former NFL player Joe McKnight cannot be tried again for murder now that his manslaughter conviction has been overturned, an appeals court ruled Thursday Louisiana. Authorities in the New Orleans suburb of Jefferson Parish initially charged Ronald Gasser with second degree murder in …

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Pamplin Media Group – Five charged with links to the execution-type murder of Bend man in Gresham

The victim has spent time in Portland and the accused are from Portland, Gresham and Eugene. Five people now face murder and kidnapping charges related to the Gresham execution-style murder of a 35-year-old man from Bend in September. The accused are from Portland, Gresham and Eugene. Andrew Sherrell was found …

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Court eases travel restrictions for Texarkana’s father and son accused of sexual misconduct with young girl

NEW BOSTON, Texas – A father and son accused of sexual misconduct with a young girl at a Texarkana residence appeared before a visiting judge on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. The outcry was launched against David Ernest Fant, 58, and his son Hayden David Fant, 21 in the spring …

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Former Williamson County MPs indicted in Javier Ambler case appear in court on Tuesday

Zach Camden and JJ Johnson were charged with manslaughter in March 2021, two years after Javier Ambler’s death. WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas – Two former deputies from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office appeared in court Tuesday afternoon for an in-person hearing. In March 2021, former MPs JJ Johnson and Zach Camden …

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A big job awaits the next Hennepin County prosecutor

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail To print Courtesy of Hennepin County Mary Moriarty Mary Moriarty is ready to face it As a junior attorney working in Hennepin County, I learned an important lesson on my first day on the job. From my very first criminal case, I saw the power …

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Pamplin Media Group – Proud Boy Sentenced to 10 Years for Crimes During Protests

Alan Swinney moved to Portland in 2020 and committed all the crimes for two days in August of the same year. Self-proclaimed proud boy Alan Swinney was sentenced to 10 years in prison after a jury found him guilty on 11 counts. Following a six-day trial in October, a Multnomah …

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopts lethal force rules for police officers – NBC10 Philadelphia

What there is to know The Pennsylvania High Court may soon decide whether the state’s law on the use of lethal force by police in arrests gives officers too much leeway to kill a fugitive suspect. The Supreme Court hears pleadings on Tuesday. The question arose during the criminal proceedings …

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Pamplin Media Group – Trial Scheduled for Oregon Police Officer Charged with Drunken Misconduct

Judge Theodore Sims has granted a motion for a continuation of Teets’ trial to be delayed until after the trial of fellow officer and witness Bradley Schuetz. A Washington County judge has tentatively set the trial of Forest Grove police officer Steven Teets for February 9. Teets was originally scheduled …

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Clinton County Court of Common Pleas calendar December 6-12. 10 | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN – The following schedule for Dec. 6-Dec. 10 is provided by the Clinton County Court of Common Pleas and is subject to change based on the needs of the court system. Hearings on family relationships are also restricted and are not listed. Abbreviations – CR stands for criminal …

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Murder sentence reduced after High Court drug ruling

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) – The prison sentence for a man convicted of murder was reduced by more than seven years on Thursday, following a recent decision by the Washington State Supreme Court. In 2019, a jury found Matthew McGowan guilty of first degree murder for tying Michael Boone to a …

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Pamplin Media Group – Private security guard charged with shooting in Lowe’s parking lot

Logan Gimbel killed Freddy Nelson during a May 29 clash in northeast Portland. A Multnomah County grand jury indicted a man after a fatal shooting at a Lowe’s parking lot in northeast Portland in May. Grand jury indicted Logan Gimbel, 28, with multiple counts, including second degree murder, endangering another …

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Valley News – COVID cases postpone Hanover shooting hearing, tangled court files

NORTH HAVERHILL – A two-day hearing in the case of two men accused of shooting a visiting student in Hanover was postponed Thursday after one of the defendants and at least two witnesses tested positive for COVID-19. And with COVID-19 cases soaring in the twin states, the infections in the …

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Jamarion Robinson Case | DA wants case to stay in state court

Officers have filed for a referral to federal court, but Fulton County attorneys argue it’s a state issue. FULTON COUNTY, Georgia – A US Marshal and Clayton County police officer charged in Fulton County with the murder of Jamarion Robinson must keep his case in Georgia, the Fulton County District …

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Laurence Moloney de Quincy accused of perjury after deaths on construction site

BOSTON – A Quincy construction company owner and one of his employees face charges after two men were killed at a Boston job site earlier this year. Laurence Moloney, 57, of Quincy faces three charges after District Attorney Rachael Rollins said he and an employee – Konstantino Kollias, 35 from …

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Governor Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane Judge of Fourth Judicial District District Court

Media contacts: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane Judge of Fourth Judicial District District Court LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Molly B. Keane of Elkhorn to judge the District Court for the Fourth Judicial District (Douglas County). Keane, 46, …

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Convictions for pedophilia and thefts top the news at Comal County Court | Community alert

In recent weeks, law enforcement and justice departments in Comal County have secured several convictions and others have received long prison terms, including two violent offenders. “I am incredibly proud of the excellent work of my team and law enforcement in our joint efforts to preserve the values ​​of our …

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NJ court rejects argument that lawyer was jealous of sexual assault case

NEW BRUNSWICK – A state appeals court dismissed a Lodi man’s argument that he deserved a new trial for his aggravated sexual assault conviction because his lawyer was in a conflict of interest after he claimed that she had learned that he had relationships with other women. Charles Lucas, 38, …

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Mississippi Court of Appeals upholds rape and sexual assault conviction of former Warren County pastor – The Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld the 2020 conviction of a former pastor of child rape and one count of sexual assault involving two 14-year-old girls, according to court information. Reverend Troy Anthony Piccaluga, 52, was convicted on March 5, 2020 of the charges and sentenced by circuit judge Toni …

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Charges may be looming in 2-year-old Albany Municipal Court’s embezzlement case

November 23 – ALBANY – A 2019 theft case involving misappropriation of funds from the Albany City Court registry could see a major breakthrough, with a potential indictment as early as December. “We are looking at moving the case forward, maybe during this grand jury session with whatever is in …

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Judge exonerates Missouri man convicted of 3 murders

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) – A Kansas City man who has been jailed for more than 40 years for three murders was wrongly convicted in 1979 and will be released, a Missouri judge said Tuesday. Kevin Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was at home watching television and had …

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Florida Republican Gaetz offers internship to fascist gunman Kyle Rittenhouse

Just before jury deliberations were due to enter a third day in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse, Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz offered to hire the self-defense shooter teenager as an intern. Rittenhouse displays white supremacist hand gesture during meeting with members of the Proud …

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City promises “appropriate resolution” to work

Two weeks after an Erie police corporal was found guilty of physically assaulting his wife, Mayor Joe Schember’s administration said they were set to complete an internal review regarding the future corporal with force. “The city is aware of the verdict and is examining the matter internally,” municipal lawyer Ed …

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Erie Police Corporal convicted of assaulting his wife risks losing his job; woman disagreeing with DA

An Erie police corporal was convicted of physically assaulting his wife even after she was proven to be his biggest advocate during her trial in the Erie County Common Plea Court. Officer Justin W. Griffith, 40, in office since 2008 and suspended since his arrest, now risks losing his job …

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“Sometimes it takes a woman to do the job”; family reacts to indictment in Jamarion Robinson case | New

ATLANTA (CBS46) – Two law enforcement officers, including a US Marshal, were charged Tuesday in the death of Jamarion Robinson. PREVIOUS STORY: 2 Georgian police officers charged with gunshot death of man in 2016 In 2016, the 26-year-old was shot 76 times by a U.S. Marshal’s Service Task Force. Officers …

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Wall Street Enforcer who caught Visium scammer takes top job

Damien williams exposed the case of a jury he had to persuade to bring down a top hedge fund thief. His simple courtroom opening up to seemingly mind-numbing financial fraud: “It’s easy to look like a winner if you can just take stock. ” And with that he arranged a …

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Judge cuts Morristown NJ whistleblower jury price to $ 1 million

MORRISTOWN – A judge has reduced the amount of punitive damages awarded by a civil jury to Morristown Constable “whistleblower” Keith Hudson from $ 1.5 million to just over $ 1 million. Superior Court Judge Louis Sceusi, in a written decision, upheld the Morris County jury verdict in May that …

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Jury denial marks disappointing postscript to death row release

Homepage Magazine A True Story of Grisham: Jury Denial… Supreme Court Report A True Story of Grisham: Jury Prize Denial Marks a Disappointing Postscript on Death Row Exit By Mark Walsh June 1, 2011, 7:09 a.m. CDT Photo by Jennifer S. Altman John Thompson has seen worse days than in …

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Judges reject jury award of $14 million to inmate released from death row

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a $14 million jury award for a former death row inmate who was released after prosecutorial misconduct was exposed. The 5-to-4 decision split along the court’s ideological fault line and prompted the first dissent read from the bench this quarter, from Judge …

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