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30, Jan 2015 - Green SENTENCED: Probation for Jasmine Beets, accused in June 2013 fatal crash
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Accused of driving while suspended and getting into a crash that killed a 73-year-old man back in June of 2013, 22-year-old Jasmine Beets has been sentenced in the case against her. Beets pleaded no contest to a felony charge of knowingly operating while suspended, causing death. A charge of homicide by negligent […]
30, Jan 2015 - Mental Health Court funding put on hold
MORRIS – The Grundy County Mental Health Court program has been put on hold because of the governor’s executive order freezing all state discretionary spending – including halting the awarding of contracts and grants.
30, Jan 2015 - Cabell W.Va. man found incompetent for trial in sheriff's death
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man was found incompetent to stand trial Thursday in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia sheriff who later was implicated by federal prosecutors in a separate corruption scandal.
30, Jan 2015 - Morgan $39M lawsuit stemming from Mamtek plant settled
Attorneys said an investment firm settled a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday that accused it of bilking investors across the United States out of $39 million in bonds in a botched plan to build an artificial sweetener plant in Missouri. The terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed.
30, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage case in April
Same-sex couples will get their day in the Supreme Court in April. On Jan. 23, the court announced it would hear cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee combined into one, according USA T
30, Jan 2015 - Kansas City Jury Returns $ 2.5 Million Verdict for Family of Man Burned and Killed Operating Ryobi Ride-On Mowe
After a five-day trial, the family of a man who burned to death after a Ryobi ride-on lawn mower exploded while he was operating the mower received a $2.5 million verdict from a Norfolk, Virginia jury holding Ryobi liable for negligence. Attorneys for the family include Virginia Beach & Norfolk wrongful death lawyer Rick Shapiro and Kansas City, Missouri wrongful death lawyer Rob Sullivan ...
30, Jan 2015 - Judge won't toss Boston bombing suspects' sister's NYC case - NBC40.net
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge says a harassment case against the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects can proceed.
30, Jan 2015 - Court documents outline evidence against man accused of shooting wife
A Londonderry man accused of shooting his wife in Maine feigned a heart attack when he was told his wife had been shot, according to court documents.
30, Jan 2015 - Orlando Judge orders Orange County clerk to issue same-sex marriage licenses
A judge on Wednesday ordered the Orange County Clerk of Courts to issue marriage licenses next week to same-sex couples after an emergency petition was filed to explain the court's legal authority. [READ: Clerk files petition for judgment regarding same-sex marriage | Judge grants emergency petition ] The ruling by Judge Timothy Shea paves the way for the Orange County Clerk of Court's office ...
30, Jan 2015 - Arkansas Supreme Court rules for bearded Muslim inmate
The Supreme Court is siding with a Muslim prison inmate in Arkansas who sued for the right to grow a short beard for religious reasons.
30, Jan 2015 - Glacier US bride Jordan Graham gets 30 years for pushing husband off cliff
A US bride who shoved her husband off a cliff at Glacier National Park was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday after a federal judge denied her request to withdraw her guilty plea to a charge of second-degree murder.
30, Jan 2015 - Lawsuit says federal agency wrongly issued permit for oil pipeline in Huron-Manistee forest
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A new lawsuit accuses a federal agency of breaking the law when it granted a new permit for an underground oil pipeline in a Michigan national forest without conducting an environmental ...