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ABC News
Former Court Clerk Ordered to Pay Back $1M, at $600 a MonthA former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than
Former Court Clerk Ordered to Pay Back $1M, at $600 a Month
ABC News / Posted 20 minutes ago
A former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month, a Mississippi judge has ruled. "We can all do the math," Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told Greta Dubuclet Patterson, 46. "We... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Inmate: MDOC reverses drug parole policyA state prisoner who pleaded guilty to drug charges is arguing he was eligible
Inmate: MDOC reverses drug parole policy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
A state prisoner who pleaded guilty to drug charges is arguing he was eligible for parole and the Mississippi Parole Board had decided to release him, but a change in Mississippi Department of Corrections policy says he can’t be paroled. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pullman Porter Museum launches online registry of black railroad laborersTheodore Berrien worked as a Pullman porter from about 1940 to 1969, during whi
Pullman Porter Museum launches online registry of black railroad laborers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Theodore Berrien worked as a Pullman porter from about 1940 to 1969, during which time he was chosen to accompany President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's funeral train on its route between Georgia and Washington, D.C. "He spoke of how kind Mrs.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Chicago officer sues estate of the black teen he fatally shotCHICAGO – The Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old and a
Chicago officer sues estate of the black teen he fatally shot
Orange County Register / Posted 2 hours ago
CHICAGO – The Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old and an unarmed bystander in December has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million in damages from the teen’s estate, an unusual legal approach based on a claim that the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a monthMCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 hours ago
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month. Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told 46-year-old Greta Dubuclet Patterson he... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a monthMCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 3 hours ago
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month. Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told 46-year-old Greta Dubuclet Patterson he... Read more
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Salon.com
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a monthMCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month. Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told 46-year-old Greta Dubuclet Patterson he... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a monthMCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded
Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 hours ago
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge says a former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month. Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told 46-year-old Greta Dubuclet Patterson he... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammalsThe federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammals
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
The federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive marine mammals that affect facilities such as SeaWorld. A leading SeaWorld critic says the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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USA Today
Chicago police officer files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago police officer files countersuit against teen he shot
USA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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First Coast News
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
First Coast News / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shotCHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college stude
Chicago cop files countersuit against teen he shot
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
VanCallis jury fails to return verdict on first day of deliberationsVanCallis� attorney, Azhar Sheikh, from left, Assistant Macomb Prosecutor Willi
VanCallis jury fails to return verdict on first day of deliberations
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
VanCallis� attorney, Azhar Sheikh, from left, Assistant Macomb Prosecutor William Dailey and Michigan State Police Detective Sgt. Rebecca MacArthur prepare evidence for storage over the weekend for a jury to resume deliberations Monday. (David... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Complaint filed in court against former Monroe County deputyFormer Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy and current Hatley Police Chief Er
Complaint filed in court against former Monroe County deputy
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
Former Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy and current Hatley Police Chief Eric Sloan has been accused of lying about the location where he was shot last August as part of a federal wrongful arrest lawsuit filed against him and Monroe County by... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammalsThe federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive
Feds suggest regulation changes for captive marine mammals
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
The federal government has released proposed changes to regulations of captive marine mammals that affect facilities such as SeaWorld. A leading SeaWorld critic says the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Flint water suits flood inWherever plenty of outrage and blame are going around, plenty of litigation is
Flint water suits flood in
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 hours ago
Wherever plenty of outrage and blame are going around, plenty of litigation is likely to follow — and so far the Flint water crisis is no exception. At least nine lawsuits have landed over the past three months in Genesee County Circuit Court, U.S.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Teen Killers Given Hope of ParoleThree middle-age men spending life in prison for murders they committed as teen
Teen Killers Given Hope of Parole
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
Three middle-age men spending life in prison for murders they committed as teens might have a chance to get out of jail. Recent state and federal appeals court rulings have said mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles are... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Elm Springs voters to decide annexationELM SPRINGS — Voters in the coming weeks will decide if the proposed site for a
Elm Springs voters to decide annexation
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
ELM SPRINGS — Voters in the coming weeks will decide if the proposed site for a controversial wind farm will remain part of this small town. An election is set for March 1, the same day as the partisan primaries, on whether to repeal the annexation... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay County Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt retiring after 20 yearsBAY CITY, MI — In his two decade-tenure as a Bay County judge, Kenneth W. Schmi
Bay County Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt retiring after 20 years
MLive.com / Posted 17 hours ago
BAY CITY, MI — In his two decade-tenure as a Bay County judge, Kenneth W. Schmidt has experienced his share of oddities. There was the time he presided over the trial of a suspected serial killer. There's also the time he had had death threats made... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Some long-time Wood County officials set to leave positionsWood County Assessor Rich Shaffer announced in the fall he would not seek re-el
Some long-time Wood County officials set to leave positions
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
Wood County Assessor Rich Shaffer announced in the fall he would not seek re-election and plans to retire. Shaffer has worked in the assessor's office for 25 years, serving as the elected county assessor for the last eight. Wood County Commissioner... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Ashland couple pleads not guilty in baby son's deathASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - An Ashland couple has pleaded not guilty to killing their 3
Ashland couple pleads not guilty in baby son's death
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - An Ashland couple has pleaded not guilty to killing their 3-month-old son. The Independent reports (http://bit.ly/1nULr1r ) that 27-year-old Leslie Daniels and 28-year-old Nora Sawyers appeared in Boyd County Circuit Court on... Read more
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Benton Courier
Complaint: Diner operator behind $18K in rentOne of Saline County’s newest restaurants could soon be forced to shut its door
Complaint: Diner operator behind $18K in rent
Benton Courier / Posted yesterday
One of Saline County’s newest restaurants could soon be forced to shut its doors. According to court documents, Bruno Beqiri, owner and operator of Italian Villa in Benton, owes $18,300 in past due rent. Italian Villa, located at 15228 Interstate... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Fundraiser set for halfway houseCOLDWATER— Former Branch County Circuit Court Judge Michael Cherry once told th
Fundraiser set for halfway house
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted yesterday
COLDWATER— Former Branch County Circuit Court Judge Michael Cherry once told the subject of a sentencing before his bench that the individual was doing a life sentence “on the installment plan.”It has been estimated that as many as 75 percent of the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Nurseries request cultivation authorization in FloridaTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the
Nurseries request cultivation authorization in Florida
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the first medical marijuana in Florida have requested cultivation authorization. Department of Health communications director Mara Gambineri said all five have their... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Nurseries request cultivation authorization in FloridaTALLAHASSEE — The nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the first medi
Nurseries request cultivation authorization in Florida
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE — The nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the first medical marijuana in Florida have requested cultivation authorization. Department of Health communications director Mara Gambineri said all five have their requests in ahead... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Groupon Sued for Using Photos Without ConsentGroupon is facing a class action lawsuit claiming the online daily deal service
Groupon Sued for Using Photos Without Consent
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
Groupon is facing a class action lawsuit claiming the online daily deal service lifts personal photos from Instagram without users’ consent for commercial gain. Christine Dancel filed the suit Friday in Cook County Circuit Court after she took a... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Nurseries Request Cultivation Authorization In FloridaBy: Associated PressFebruary 06, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The nurseries
Nurseries Request Cultivation Authorization In Florida
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted yesterday
By: Associated PressFebruary 06, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the first medical marijuana in Florida have requested cultivation authorization. Department of Health communications director Mara... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint water Facebook post lands Enbridge protestor a date with judgeBATTLE CREEK, MI — A Kalamazoo man sentenced to probation for crawling into an
Flint water Facebook post lands Enbridge protestor a date with judge
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
BATTLE CREEK, MI — A Kalamazoo man sentenced to probation for crawling into an Enbridge pipeline as an act of civil disobedience will face a judge this month after a social media post critical of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's handling of the Flint... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville mayor says he'll run for third termFAYETTEVILLE -- Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Friday he plans to run for a third fo
Fayetteville mayor says he'll run for third term
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
FAYETTEVILLE -- Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Friday he plans to run for a third four-year term. Jordan, who defeated then-Mayor Dan Coody in 2008, confirmed his plans but declined to go into more detail or answer questions, saying he'd make a formal... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Houston teacher's assistant charged with sexual batteryHOUSTON – A Houston assistant teacher has been charged with sexual battery of a
Houston teacher's assistant charged with sexual battery
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
HOUSTON – A Houston assistant teacher has been charged with sexual battery of a high school student following a probable cause hearing on Wednesday. George French, 22, of Houston, and a Houston Middle School teacher’s assistant, was brought before... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Central Oregon neighbors accused of cutting neighbor's trees to improve view quietly settle lawsuitA Central Oregon husband and wife have quietly settled a lawsuit that claimed t
Central Oregon neighbors accused of cutting neighbor's trees to improve view quietly settle lawsuit
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
A Central Oregon husband and wife have quietly settled a lawsuit that claimed they sawed down six "ancient" juniper trees on their 76-year-old neighbor's property in order to obtain unobstructed views of the Three Sisters peaks. Dale and Veronica... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Judge to decide whether to admit new evidence in Mitin caseLANSING — Less than two months from the start of her murder trial, defense atto
Judge to decide whether to admit new evidence in Mitin case
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
LANSING — Less than two months from the start of her murder trial, defense attorneys for the Okemos woman charged in the death of her first baby tried to keep out evidence that she left her second newborn in a dumpster. The evidence related to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Former purchasing clerk sentenced in federal courtABERDEEN – William Paul Rhodes will report on April 4 to begin serving more tha
Former purchasing clerk sentenced in federal court
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
ABERDEEN – William Paul Rhodes will report on April 4 to begin serving more than two years in federal prison. Rhodes, the former purchasing clerk for Alcorn County, pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud in U.S. District Court in September 2015.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Former Oregon DHS worker gets 2 years in prison, must repay $130K for welfare benefits theftA former Oregon Department of Human Services employee must repay the agency mor
Former Oregon DHS worker gets 2 years in prison, must repay $130K for welfare benefits theft
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
A former Oregon Department of Human Services employee must repay the agency more than $130,000 and serve one year and nine months in prison for stealing thousands of dollars in welfare benefits over a five-year span. Danielle Ku Romero, 30, was... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Prosecutor seeks death penalty in 2015 slaying of elderly Bay womanScott Ellington, District Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District
Prosecutor seeks death penalty in 2015 slaying of elderly Bay woman
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Ellington, District Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas, announced that he will seek the death penalty against a Bay man accused of abducting and killing an elderly Bay woman last July. Ellington filed amended... Read more
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Al.com
Supreme Court denies Methodist Church request to dismiss lawsuit over killer pastorThe Alabama Supreme Court today denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit over the
Supreme Court denies Methodist Church request to dismiss lawsuit over killer pastor
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Alabama Supreme Court today denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit over the United Methodist Church's actions in the case of Terry Greer, a Gardendale pastor who killed his wife and also shot his daughter. In 2014, Greer was found not guilty by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Motion says Arkansan's guilty plea to murder was coercedFAYETTEVILLE -- A Tontitown man who pleaded guilty in November to capital murde
Motion says Arkansan's guilty plea to murder was coerced
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- A Tontitown man who pleaded guilty in November to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole contends his attorney was ineffective and he should get a new trial. Brock Alan Commo Atkins, 20,... Read more
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MLive.com
Prosecution in April Millsap case: There's enough to convict, despite lacking physical evidenceThe town of Armada wants closure. Its residents want justice for April Millsap,
Prosecution in April Millsap case: There's enough to convict, despite lacking physical evidence
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The town of Armada wants closure. Its residents want justice for April Millsap, a 14-year-old girl brutally beaten and strangled along a nature path while taking the family dog for a walk on the evening of July 24, 2014. Police say justice will come... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Former Tupelo restaurateur sentenced to 24 years on drug chargesTUPELO – A local man who has had run-ins with the law, both in person and on so
Former Tupelo restaurateur sentenced to 24 years on drug charges
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
TUPELO – A local man who has had run-ins with the law, both in person and on social media, will spend the next 24 years in a state prison. Nathan Bullard, 37, pleaded guilty Friday morning in Lee County Circuit Court to four separate charges –... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former food salesman sentenced to 28 days in jail for theft schemeHoward County Circuit Court Judge Richard S. Bernhardt sentenced a former food
Former food salesman sentenced to 28 days in jail for theft scheme
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Howard County Circuit Court Judge Richard S. Bernhardt sentenced a former food products salesman to 28 days in jail Thursday morning after he was convicted of stealing more than $61,000 from his employer last year. Jun Sung Kim, 56, of Centreville,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Closing arguments in murder trial of Armada teenThree weeks of testimony ended Wednesday in Macomb County Circuit Court. Juror
Closing arguments in murder trial of Armada teen
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Three weeks of testimony ended Wednesday in Macomb County Circuit Court. Jurors will hear closing arguments today in the murder trial of the man accused of beating and stomping Armada teen April Millsap to death in 2014. Macomb County Circuit Judge... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Weirton man pleads guilty to porn chargeRyan Bobby Schnettler, 26, of Weirton, admitted that he was in possession of ch
Weirton man pleads guilty to porn charge
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Ryan Bobby Schnettler, 26, of Weirton, admitted that he was in possession of child pornography in October in Hancock County. U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said Schnettler, who entered his plea before Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick Stamp,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Bill to let terminally ill use medical marijuana advancesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A proposal to allow terminally ill patients in Florida
Bill to let terminally ill use medical marijuana advances
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A proposal to allow terminally ill patients in Florida to use medical marijuana is headed to the Senate floor. Sen. Rob Bradley's measure, which passed the Fiscal Policy Committee on Thursday, has gone back to its original... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political NewsletterBut the judge wasn't buying it. The administration is effectively surrendering
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
But the judge wasn't buying it. The administration is effectively surrendering control of the site to Lucas, which would be illegal, he ruled. The city could win at trial by showing that the deal is in the public benefit, but “courts must be... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Swadner trial date set for early 2017The vehicular homicide case against the teenage driver in an October 2014 crash
Swadner trial date set for early 2017
The Shawano Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The vehicular homicide case against the teenage driver in an October 2014 crash that claimed the lives of three passengers is set for a jury trial, but not until next January due to the heavy caseload in Shawano-Menominee County Circuit Court. Ryan... Read more
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