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Island Packet
High school football player faces 70 charges for lewd photo prankvictims are minors, their parents could make the same request on their behalf,
High school football player faces 70 charges for lewd photo prank
Island Packet / Posted an hour ago
victims are minors, their parents could make the same request on their behalf, police said. A spokesman with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office said the charges were recommended by Mesa police and could be modified or even dropped once the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
High school football player faces 70 charges for lewd photo prankvictims are minors, their parents could make the same request on their behalf,
High school football player faces 70 charges for lewd photo prank
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 hours ago
victims are minors, their parents could make the same request on their behalf, police said. A spokesman with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office said the charges were recommended by Mesa police and could be modified or even dropped once the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
County attorney won't prosecute Mesa football player who exposed selfThe Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has decided against prosecuting a Red Mou
County attorney won't prosecute Mesa football player who exposed self
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 hours ago
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has decided against prosecuting a Red Mountain High School student booked on a felony charge related to exposing himself in a team photo that appeared in the school’s yearbook and in programs sold at football... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Attorneys argue over release of body-cam video in Mesa police shooting of Daniel Shaverdocuments in the wake of Brailsford’s charge, including a transcript of the vid
Attorneys argue over release of body-cam video in Mesa police shooting of Daniel Shaver
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 hours ago
documents in the wake of Brailsford’s charge, including a transcript of the video, which prosecutors with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office described as an accurate and adequate representation of the footage. Myers imposed an injunction... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Man charged in Maine woman's murder released from jail weeks before killingarrested again March 23 for a probation violation and has remained in jail sinc
Man charged in Maine woman's murder released from jail weeks before killing
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 22 hours ago
arrested again March 23 for a probation violation and has remained in jail since that time. Chris LaBruzzo of the Pasco County Attorney’s Office tells NEWS CENTER the judge had no choice but to release Johnson because victims in the aggravated... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Man charged in Maine woman's murder released from jail weeks before killingarrested again March 23 for a probation violation and has remained in jail sinc
Man charged in Maine woman's murder released from jail weeks before killing
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 hours ago
arrested again March 23 for a probation violation and has remained in jail since that time. Chris LaBruzzo of the Pasco County Attorney’s Office tells NEWS CENTER the judge had no choice but to release Johnson because victims in the aggravated... Read more
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Payson Roundup
The system fails, a child diesher on the stand as a hostile witness if necessary. Calandra’s death forced se
The system fails, a child dies
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
her on the stand as a hostile witness if necessary. Calandra’s death forced several other changes in the system. The Gila County Attorney’s Office has created what it calls “Calandra’s Policy.” The policy requires police to arrest any adult found... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Masked robber of multiple liquor stores caught2007. The masked man suspected of robbing nine liquor stores in five cities ha
Masked robber of multiple liquor stores caught
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
2007. The masked man suspected of robbing nine liquor stores in five cities has been caught. Jason Tyler RoeslerThe Anoka County Attorney’s Office April 25 charged Anoka resident Jason Tyler Roesler, 30, with five felony-level counts of aggravated... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
UnionHerald crime briefs from the April 29, 2016, editionclose enough to staff, he tried to stab them with the needle. Paul Young, crimi
UnionHerald crime briefs from the April 29, 2016, edition
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
close enough to staff, he tried to stab them with the needle. Paul Young, criminal division chief attorney for the Anoka County Attorney’s Office, said the person who allegedly brought the syringes to Johnson-Lloyc could not be identified beyond... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Texas man in Iowa to face lottery jackpot fraud chargesthat just doubles and triples the complexity of the case,” said Steve Foritano,
Texas man in Iowa to face lottery jackpot fraud charges
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
that just doubles and triples the complexity of the case,” said Steve Foritano, former bureau chief at the Polk County Attorney’s Office. “We’re constantly running out of leads,” Jobes said. “We have new information fairly often. The... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Boeken and Knapp charged for 1st Degree Murdershows that Shawn Cook did have some stab wounds. Update (4/28/2016, 10:08 AM)
Boeken and Knapp charged for 1st Degree Murder
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 days ago
shows that Shawn Cook did have some stab wounds. Update (4/28/2016, 10:08 AM) On Thursday, April 28, 2016, the Allen County Attorney’s office filed First Degree Murder charges against Amber Boeken and Joshua Knapp for the murder of Shawn... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Suspect in fatal motorcycle crash was under influence of marijuana, painkillers, prosecutors sayvehicle homicide. Joseph Madej, 34, is also charged with DUI causing serious b
Suspect in fatal motorcycle crash was under influence of marijuana, painkillers, prosecutors say
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
vehicle homicide. Joseph Madej, 34, is also charged with DUI causing serious bodily injury. According to the Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Madej was under the influence of marijuana and painkillers when he ran a stop sign near 41st and... Read more
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Salon.com
Attorneys ask to unseal records in Phoenix freeway shootingfrom making false claims about why the case was dismissed. It cited a statement
Attorneys ask to unseal records in Phoenix freeway shooting
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
from making false claims about why the case was dismissed. It cited a statement from spokesman Jerry Cobb at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office saying the case’s latest developments are the result of evidence uncovered by prosecutors. “Nothing... Read more
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Salon.com
Attorneys ask to unseal records in Phoenix freeway shootingfrom making false claims about why the case was dismissed. It cited a statement
Attorneys ask to unseal records in Phoenix freeway shooting
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
from making false claims about why the case was dismissed. It cited a statement from spokesman Jerry Cobb at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office saying the case’s latest developments are the result of evidence uncovered by prosecutors. “Nothing... Read more
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Payson Roundup
60 years for attackdepartments for help, including a team from Tucson. In all, some 40 officers re
60 years for attack
Payson Roundup / Posted 8 days ago
departments for help, including a team from Tucson. In all, some 40 officers responded, said Duncan Rose with the Gila County Attorney’s Office. “The neighborhood was under siege,” Rose said. After officers threw tear gas into the home,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Merritt attorneys ask judge to unseal court documents in Phoenix freeway shooter casestatements about the demise of its case.” Merritt’s attorneys took the motion
Merritt attorneys ask judge to unseal court documents in Phoenix freeway shooter case
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
statements about the demise of its case.” Merritt’s attorneys took the motion as an opportunity to take a jab at Maricopa County Attorney’s Office attorneys who, until Monday, were prosecuting the case. It noted a statement made by County... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Tuesday, April 26, 2016a savings of $389,548, at the recommendation of County Judge J.D. Clark. The po
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Wise County Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
a savings of $389,548, at the recommendation of County Judge J.D. Clark. The positions being taken include: a clerk in the county attorney’s office, two positions at the sheriff’s office – one clerical and one in jail industries, and a road crew... Read more
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Salon.com
No regrets expressed by officials in dismissed freeway casein the hands of the criminal justice system, where it belongs,” Scarpinato said
No regrets expressed by officials in dismissed freeway case
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
in the hands of the criminal justice system, where it belongs,” Scarpinato said. Jerry Cobb, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, which prosecuted Merritt, said it’s not unusual for prosecutors to dismiss charges and refile them... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting casejudgment and failed to provide evidence he was present at any of the shootings.
Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
judgment and failed to provide evidence he was present at any of the shootings. Jerry Cobb, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, which prosecuted Merritt, said it’s not unusual for prosecutors to dismiss charges and refile them... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
All Charges Dropped Against Accused Phoenix Freeway ShooterLeslie Merritt Jr., the man accused in some of the freeway shooting incidents t
All Charges Dropped Against Accused Phoenix Freeway Shooter
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 9 days ago
Leslie Merritt Jr., the man accused in some of the freeway shooting incidents that rocked the Valley last year. But the county attorney’s office says the investigation is ongoing. Authorities will stop monitoring Merritt electronically. And his... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Judge dismisses case against Leslie Merritt Jr.interview but issued the following statement: "Arizona Department of Public Sa
Judge dismisses case against Leslie Merritt Jr.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
interview but issued the following statement: "Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) in conjunction with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO) moved to dismiss charges without prejudice to complete forensic examinations. Additional... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Preliminary autopsy of Grant County man indicates he was fatally shotcurrently in custody on unrelated charges. The circumstances of the shooting ar
Preliminary autopsy of Grant County man indicates he was fatally shot
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
currently in custody on unrelated charges. The circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The results of the investigation will be turned over to the Grant County Attorney’s Office for consideration of formal charges, Malick... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | Some blighted homes get new life after city foreclosurestarted in 2012, Louisville Metro has filed 355 foreclosures against absentee p
SUNDAY EDITION | Some blighted homes get new life after city foreclosure
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
started in 2012, Louisville Metro has filed 355 foreclosures against absentee property owners, according to the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, which handles the cases. According to Dunlap’s office, 112 properties have been sold at... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Phoenix prosecutors set to drop charges against accused highway shooterpolice have “the wrong guy.” Merritt’s lawyer, Jason Lamm, shared the late Fri
Phoenix prosecutors set to drop charges against accused highway shooter
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
police have “the wrong guy.” Merritt’s lawyer, Jason Lamm, shared the late Friday development on Twitter. The Maricopa County Attorney’s office filed a motion to dismiss charges without prejudice, which means prosecutors can refile charges at a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?who killed a drug-cartel associate and cut his head off to make sure he would n
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
who killed a drug-cartel associate and cut his head off to make sure he would not come back to life? The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, the same agency that prosecuted Hausner and Goudeau, allowed Moroyoqui to plead guilty to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
The New Canaan News / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Charges to be dismissed against man in 2015 Phoenix freeway shootings casehave decided to dismiss charges against a man suspected in freeway shootings th
Charges to be dismissed against man in 2015 Phoenix freeway shootings case
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
have decided to dismiss charges against a man suspected in freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday that the office filed a motion to dismiss all charges without... Read more
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Salon.com
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting casehave decided to dismiss charges against a man suspected in freeway shootings th
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
have decided to dismiss charges against a man suspected in freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday that the office filed a motion to dismiss all charges without... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting caseto dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings tha
Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Legal review clears Jackson of alleged ethics violations - Grand County Attorney Andrew Fitzgerald has concluded that Grand County Council member Lynn Jackson did not violate state or county ethics laws as alleged in a Nov. 4 complaint that argued...leaders to immediately disclose the nature of their work and financial interest
Legal review clears Jackson of alleged ethics violations - Grand County Attorney Andrew Fitzgerald has concluded that Grand County Council member Lynn Jackson did not violate state or county ethics laws as alleged in a Nov. 4 complaint that argued...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 13 days ago
leaders to immediately disclose the nature of their work and financial interests. “In the absence of leadership in the County Attorney’s office, I call on Mr. Jackson, and all of our elected and appointed officers to follow through on the... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Thomas Cione, former Goshen town, village justice, diesgo out at all hours for arraignments. Cione had started out as a prosecutor in
Thomas Cione, former Goshen town, village justice, dies
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 13 days ago
go out at all hours for arraignments. Cione had started out as a prosecutor in New York City, and had worked in the Orange County Attorney’s Office before going into private practice, Ostrer said.“His whole life was public service. He was dedicated... Read more
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Boston Globe
BYU regularly investigates conduct of rape victimsexcited is she really going to be to come back to Utah where she was raped and
BYU regularly investigates conduct of rape victims
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
excited is she really going to be to come back to Utah where she was raped and her school kicked her out?’’ Johnson said. However, Johnson’s bosses in the Utah County Attorney’s Office said in a statement that BYU has not h... Read more
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The Columbian
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeexcited is she really going to be to come back to Utah where she was raped and
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
excited is she really going to be to come back to Utah where she was raped and her school kicked her out?” Johnson said. However, Johnson’s bosses in the Utah County Attorney’s Office said in a statement that BYU has not... Read more
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Raw Story
Arizona highway shootings suspect released from custodyordered that Merritt wear an electronic monitoring device and report back to co
Arizona highway shootings suspect released from custody
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
ordered that Merritt wear an electronic monitoring device and report back to court on May 18. A spokesman for the Maricopa County attorney’s office declined comment, citing a gag order in the case. Merritt, a landscaper from the Phoenix area, had... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
I-10 shooting suspect: 'I just want to go home and be with my kids'it was conducted by local criminologist Lucien Haag. Haag has been previously
I-10 shooting suspect: 'I just want to go home and be with my kids'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
it was conducted by local criminologist Lucien Haag. Haag has been previously tapped as an expert witness by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. In 2013 he testified on behalf of prosecutors in the case of Richard Chrisman, the former Phoenix... Read more
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Salon.com
Arizona freeway shooting suspect wins release from jailthe shift in bond. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials declined to c
Arizona freeway shooting suspect wins release from jail
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
the shift in bond. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials declined to comment, citing the gag order. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office did not immediately return requests for comment. You Might Also Like Lamm told a crowd of... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
LMPD clears two officers accused of trying to fix speeding ticketof Burke, the judge “expressed her displeasure” with the recommended dismissal
LMPD clears two officers accused of trying to fix speeding ticket
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
of Burke, the judge “expressed her displeasure” with the recommended dismissal and asked to talk to a supervisor in the county attorney’s office, O’Connell wrote on Aug. 24, 2015. Prosecutors withdrew the dismissal recommendation and Turner’s... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Mellor files for county attorneyAmy Schartz Mellor announced Friday her candidacy for Barton County attorney’s
Mellor files for county attorney
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Amy Schartz Mellor announced Friday her candidacy for Barton County attorney’s office. Mellor was born and raised in Great Bend, graduating from Great Bend High School. She attended Barton Community College, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
County attorney’s office concedes murder chargesThe Barton County Attorney’s Office has conceded that current Kansas law does n
County attorney’s office concedes murder charges
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
The Barton County Attorney’s Office has conceded that current Kansas law does not support the first-degree murder charges that were filed against Adam Suppes, Alejo Villegas and Juventino Villegas. Preliminary hearings for the three men charged in... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Frazee fire chief may face criminal chargesPolice investigated the allegations against Fire Chief Reggie Ueke and have for
Frazee fire chief may face criminal charges
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Police investigated the allegations against Fire Chief Reggie Ueke and have forwarded the case to the Becker County Attorney’s Office for consideration of criminal charges, said Frazee City Administrator Jonathan Smith. Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke said... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Fire chief may face criminal chargesPolice investigated the allegations against Fire Chief Reggie Ueke and have for
Fire chief may face criminal charges
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Police investigated the allegations against Fire Chief Reggie Ueke and have forwarded the case to the Becker County Attorney’s Office for consideration of criminal charges, said Frazee City Administrator Jonathan Smith. Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
911 aid may have bypassed motorist in snowstorm death“which again means there were sheriff’s deputies in the area, moving around, he
911 aid may have bypassed motorist in snowstorm death
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
“which again means there were sheriff’s deputies in the area, moving around, helping others.” Anthony B. Targia, of the County Attorney’s Office, countered that a “wall of confidentiality” exists around 911 calls, particularly those that are not... Read more
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