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20, Dec 2014 - Waller Convicted killer's trial in Lake County presents challenges
With the recent return of Jorge Torrez to stand trial on charges he killed two young girls, Lake County law enforcement authorities face logistical challenges and potentially uncomfortable legal proceedings as they seek to close a case that has haunted the county for nearly a decade.
20, Dec 2014 - Kalamazoo Man spending life in prison in Kalamazoo murder has appeal denied
The Michigan Court of Appeals denied John Aguilar's appeal in an opinion filed Thursday.
20, Dec 2014 - Medina Hillsboro Man Sentenced To Prison For Injuring Child
A former Hillsboro short order cook was sentenced to prison Friday after he had earlier been found guilty of injury to a child.
20, Dec 2014 - Ramsey St. Paul police officer convicted of ID theft, acquitted of forgery
St. Paul police officer Ruby Diaz was convicted of felony electronic identity theft Friday but acquitted of two forgery charges for sending money to her imprisoned boyfriend -- a gang member -- under someone else's name. Diaz had previous relationship with felon
20, Dec 2014 - Small communities struggle to recruit lawyers
ANAMOSA — Douglas and Janice Secrist sat in the Knuth Law Office to finalize their last will and testament, entrusting the certification to Adrian Knuth, a lawyer they've worked with for 25 years. Not surprising, there are no lawyers working in their unincorporated hometown of Viola. But considering their rural location, having legal services 15 minutes away is a luxury these days, and one some ...
20, Dec 2014 - Bergen Convicted leader of New Jersey's Conrail Boyz faces new rail theft charges
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - The man convicted of leading a gang of modern-day train robbers that preyed on New Jersey rail lines for more than 10 years was arrested again this week on charges that mirror those that landed him in prison a decade ago, prosecutors said on Friday. Edward Mongon, who was sentenced to 13 years for racketeering in 2004 but released on parole in 2008, has ...
20, Dec 2014 - Baltimore City Prosecutor won't intervene in GPS alibi case
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor won't intervene in the case of a man serving life plus 30 years in a Maryland prison despite GPS evidence that says he couldn't have been the triggerman in a shooting that paralyzed a 5-year-old girl.
20, Dec 2014 - Thousands of arrest warrants invalid in Sentinel ruling
A recent Georgia Supreme Court decision is leading to the cancellation of thousands of arrest warrants in the CSRA. The ruling means anyone who received some kind of sentence or probation for a misdemeanor crime cannot have their probation extended, or tolled by a private company.“People who throughout the state of Georgia who have been given a sentence or probation let's say for one year of for ...
20, Dec 2014 - Missoula LGBT
Wedding bells by Jessica Mayrer Minutes after a federal judge tossed out Montana's ban against same-sex marriage last week, Missoula County Clerk of Court Shirley Faust jumped into action. "My first thought," Faust says, "was, 'How do we make this work?'"… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
20, Dec 2014 - Spokane Neighbors aren't impressed with Arlin Jordin
SPOKANE, Wash. - On Tuesday we reported on a property on W. 9th Ave. in the lower South Hill that had been condemned by the fire marshal and the tenants were vacated. The property owner is Arlin Jordin who is currently serving a rape sentence in the Washington State Penitentiary. We began to investigate whether an offender is able to run a business from prison.
20, Dec 2014 - These 109 Pages of Numbers Are the Supreme Court's Map of California
Along with your standard court documents, the Supreme Court today issued a curious PDF : page after page of coordinates mapping the ocean-side border of California. It's far more specific than any map you've seen, and this has been going on since 1947. Read more...
20, Dec 2014 - Buchanan Cleanup crew finds body in NW Missouri ditch
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Northwest Missouri authorities have identified a person whose body was found in a drainage ditch by a prison work crew as Michael J. Silvy. The Buchanan County crew found the 33-year-old man’s body Monday while doing trash pickup near Interstate 229 in southern St. Joseph. Police Capt. Jeff Wilson says Silvy […]