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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge sets trial date in sex-assault caseto trial in November. Mary Ann Gibson, 44, is scheduled for a pretrial hearing
Judge sets trial date in sex-assault case
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
to trial in November. Mary Ann Gibson, 44, is scheduled for a pretrial hearing Nov. 1 and a trial Nov. 14 in Little River County Circuit Court in Ashdown. Ninth Circuit Judge Charles Yeargan set the pretrial and trial dates. Gibson is accused of... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Volkswagen Faces Long Road in Regaining TrustVW Jetta that she purchased used from Landers Toyota in Little Rock in 2015, fi
Volkswagen Faces Long Road in Regaining Trust
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 hours ago
VW Jetta that she purchased used from Landers Toyota in Little Rock in 2015, filed a lawsuit Sept. 22, 2015, in Pulaski County Circuit Court against Volkswagen Group of America, the U.S. subsidiary of Volkswagen AG. Johnson was joined in the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Could 20-year-old-murder case be reopened in Madison County?almost 20 years later, Moore is fighting to have his conviction thrown out. In
Could 20-year-old-murder case be reopened in Madison County?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 hours ago
almost 20 years later, Moore is fighting to have his conviction thrown out. In court motions, Moore says Madison County Circuit Court didn't have jurisdiction to hear the murder charges because of the pending Rankin County indictments. A... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Morgantown neighborhood faces a chicken fightVirginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had fi
Morgantown neighborhood faces a chicken fight
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had filed an enforcement action in Kanawha County Circuit Court to require Mylan to respond to a subpoena he sent Aug. 26 investigating any potential anti-trust... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Third Cole County Courthouse a survivorreused in the current courthouse. In addition to the county government offices
Third Cole County Courthouse a survivor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
reused in the current courthouse. In addition to the county government offices housed within each of the courthouses, the county circuit court also moved its sessions from site to site. The first circuit court met Jan. 15, 1821, in the Marion... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Noxubee man gets 72 years for robbery, burglary chargesdeclined to take a 30-year plea for all charges before the trial. Circuit Judg
Noxubee man gets 72 years for robbery, burglary charges
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
declined to take a 30-year plea for all charges before the trial. Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced McKeithan in Noxubee County Circuit Court. A Noxubee County jury convicted McKeithan last week for his role in a June 12, 2015, break-in at the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slain man alleged victim in pending assault caseA man recently shot to death in Columbus was already a victim in an ongoing agg
Slain man alleged victim in pending assault case
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
A man recently shot to death in Columbus was already a victim in an ongoing aggravated assault case, Lowndes County Circuit Court documents indicate. The Dispatch on Friday obtained copies of an indictment that lists 23-year-old Charles Moody Jr. as... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
New round of appeals held over requested demolition of former Star Motelable to recover from an electrical fire. Mr. Goldsmith said when the matter wa
New round of appeals held over requested demolition of former Star Motel
The Monroe Evening News / Posted yesterday
able to recover from an electrical fire. Mr. Goldsmith said when the matter was scheduled to be heard Sept. 14 at Monroe County Circuit Court, Judge Michael A. Weipert recommended the property owner and township come to an agreement of what... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Life after freedom for the wrongly convictedchild — even though there was no evidence of any abuse and she wasn't present w
Life after freedom for the wrongly convicted
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
child — even though there was no evidence of any abuse and she wasn't present when the child stopped breathing. A Lowndes County Circuit Court jury convicted Butler of capital murder and sentenced her to die. The state Supreme Court reversed the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Family of Chicago man found dismembered files lawsuit) that Lekich's mother and two sisters are seeking more than $100,000 from the
Family of Chicago man found dismembered files lawsuit
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
) that Lekich's mother and two sisters are seeking more than $100,000 from the Jarding's estate in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court. Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, http://... Read more
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Al.com
Terrence Cody gets early release after being jailed for animal neglectreported. Cody was sentenced on March 24 to nine months in a Baltimore County
Terrence Cody gets early release after being jailed for animal neglect
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
reported. Cody was sentenced on March 24 to nine months in a Baltimore County detention facility. On Nov. 16, a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge had found Cody guilty of five counts of animal neglect, illegal possession of an alligator and two... Read more
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International Business Times
Paedophile who raped a 10-old girl attacks prosecutor with a knife in courtin prison as he was repeat offender. Often his attacks took place in the weeks
Paedophile who raped a 10-old girl attacks prosecutor with a knife in court
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
in prison as he was repeat offender. Often his attacks took place in the weeks after his release from prison. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge James Jamo, said at the hearing: "The danger he presents, in particular to children in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Case tossed for granddad of teen killerthe Cogdells "around back" at some point. Just a few months before the killing
Case tossed for granddad of teen killer
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the Cogdells "around back" at some point. Just a few months before the killings, Randy Staton had filed a motion in Conway County Circuit Court in Morrilton asking that he replace the Cogdells as his grandson's legal guardian. That was the last... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Huntington, WV law office looks traditional, boasts latest technologyVirginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had fi
Huntington, WV law office looks traditional, boasts latest technology
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had filed an enforcement action in Kanawha County Circuit Court to require Mylan to respond to a subpoena he sent Aug. 26 investigating any potential anti-trust... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Guilty plea in theft caseTracy James Kohnert, 43, will be sentenced on Nov. 7 in Delta County Circuit Co
Guilty plea in theft case
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Tracy James Kohnert, 43, will be sentenced on Nov. 7 in Delta County Circuit Court on one count of conspiracy to commit embezzlement of $50,000 to $100,000, a 15-year felony. During a court hearing Friday, Kohnert admitted he knew it was fraudulent... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dearborn Heights quadruple killings reveals court's dysfunction on PPOsorder against her husband, Gregory Green, on Feb. 22, 2013. The office opens at
Dearborn Heights quadruple killings reveals court's dysfunction on PPOs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
order against her husband, Gregory Green, on Feb. 22, 2013. The office opens at 8:30 a.m. By 10:45 a.m., a Wayne County Circuit Court judge had dismissed Green's petition without a hearing, saying her claims weren't sufficient to merit... Read more
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The Columbian
Woman hit by falling light fixture in OHSU waiting room files suitbrain injury she suffered when she was knocked unconscious, according to her la
Woman hit by falling light fixture in OHSU waiting room files suit
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
brain injury she suffered when she was knocked unconscious, according to her lawsuit filed earlier this month in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Ritter has difficulty concentrating and balancing; headaches; pain in her neck, shoulders and back;... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Court case might impact Howard County sheriff's futureofficials to resign. Those demanding he resign will have to rely on the outcome
Court case might impact Howard County sheriff's future
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
officials to resign. Those demanding he resign will have to rely on the outcome of a civil complaint filed in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court regarding his election. The lawsuit, updated last month, alleges that Fitzgerald declined to be sworn... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
‘I'm not that broken teenager anymore,' killer says at re-sentencing in 1981 slayingwhen one is only 17 years of age is indeed a terrible prospect and it’s hard to
‘I'm not that broken teenager anymore,' killer says at re-sentencing in 1981 slaying
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
when one is only 17 years of age is indeed a terrible prospect and it’s hard to imagine much being worse than that,’’ Kent County Circuit Court Judge Donald A. Johnston said. “I think perhaps Mr. Samel has been confined long enough, given the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Man charged with killing his kids is on suicide watchHe tried to kill himself anyway in jail." Her letter was one of about a dozen
Man charged with killing his kids is on suicide watch
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
He tried to kill himself anyway in jail." Her letter was one of about a dozen sent from supporters of Green to the Wayne County Circuit Court judge who sentenced him to 15-25 years in prison. Green pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in... Read more
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MLive.com
Imprisoned for 34 years, juvenile lifer gets shot at paroleJustices made the ruling in 2012, but only earlier this year decided it should
Imprisoned for 34 years, juvenile lifer gets shot at parole
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Justices made the ruling in 2012, but only earlier this year decided it should apply retroactively to past sentences. Kent County Circuit Court Judge Donald Johnston sentenced Samel to 34 1/2 to 60 years, making him immediately eligible for... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Kent County man serving juvenile life term re-sentencedRAPIDS, Mich.– A Kent County man was the first of several people serving juveni
Kent County man serving juvenile life term re-sentenced
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
RAPIDS, Mich.– A Kent County man was the first of several people serving juvenile life terms to be re-sentenced in Kent County Circuit Court. A recent Supreme Court ruling earlier this year said that mandatory life sentences for juveniles are... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Report against Howard County sheriff unveils 'common knowledge' of a 'living hell' unchecked for years, sources sayour midst." The report is the latest of a series of mounting concerns about Fi
Report against Howard County sheriff unveils 'common knowledge' of a 'living hell' unchecked for years, sources say
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
our midst." The report is the latest of a series of mounting concerns about Fitzgerald's office. A suit in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court alleges the sheriff failed to take the oath of office, disbarring him from office. Earlier this year,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting woman as she walked to storeon one count of second-degree sexual assault, records show. According to an af
Arkansas man accused of sexually assaulting woman as she walked to store
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
on one count of second-degree sexual assault, records show. According to an affidavit filed Thursday in Jefferson County Circuit Court, the woman said Thomas asked to use her cellphone, telling her that he did not want to get fired from... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Merciless' Chicago Man On Top 10 Most Wanted List NabbedUrbina, 41, whose last known address was in the 2100 block of South Fairfield A
'Merciless' Chicago Man On Top 10 Most Wanted List Nabbed
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Urbina, 41, whose last known address was in the 2100 block of South Fairfield Avenue in Chicago, is charged in Cook County Circuit Court with the sexual assault and murder of one woman and the beating and sexual assault of a second woman,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Falling light fixture knocked out patient in OHSU waiting room, $250K suit saysbrain injury she suffered when she was knocked unconscious, according to her la
Falling light fixture knocked out patient in OHSU waiting room, $250K suit says
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
brain injury she suffered when she was knocked unconscious, according to her lawsuit filed earlier this month in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Ritter has difficulty concentrating and balancing; headaches; pain in her neck, shoulders and back;... Read more
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MLive.com
'I watched every bullet hit him' friend testifies in Cameron Pennywell killingand several other witnesses testified, the teen charged with Pennywell's murder
'I watched every bullet hit him' friend testifies in Cameron Pennywell killing
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
and several other witnesses testified, the teen charged with Pennywell's murder was bound over to face trial in Saginaw County Circuit Court. Milon J. Brown, 17, of Saginaw is charged with first-degree premeditated murder, first-degree felony... Read more
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MLive.com
Todd Courser's criminal jury trial date pushed to Novemberfor 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17, and 9 a.m. Nov. 28, respectively, court records show. T
Todd Courser's criminal jury trial date pushed to November
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
for 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17, and 9 a.m. Nov. 28, respectively, court records show. The trial is scheduled to be held in Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William E. Collette's courtroom in Mason. The court decided to adjourn the previously scheduled... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Supreme Court affirms Braxton Court sentencing habitual shoplifter to 1-10 years in prisonVirginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had fi
WV Supreme Court affirms Braxton Court sentencing habitual shoplifter to 1-10 years in prison
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Sept. 20 his office had filed an enforcement action in Kanawha County Circuit Court to require Mylan to respond to a subpoena he sent Aug. 26 investigating any potential anti-trust... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson man gets life without parole for capital murderbeen sentenced to life without parole for the 2013 murder of a Jackson man who
Jackson man gets life without parole for capital murder
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
been sentenced to life without parole for the 2013 murder of a Jackson man who interrupted a burglary at his home. A Hinds County Circuit Court jury convicted Shepard, 22, on Wednesday after a three-day trial, according to the attorney general's... Read more
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MLive.com
police officer ordered to stand trial on rape chargesand one count of kidnapping. All three charges carry penalties of up to life in
police officer ordered to stand trial on rape charges
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
and one count of kidnapping. All three charges carry penalties of up to life in prison. Fritz was bound over to Van Buren County Circuit Court Friday morning after a preliminary hearing before Van Buren County District Court Judge Robert Hentchel.... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Ricky Ball Shooting: Boykin's lawyers seek change of venuefrom jail the same day after posting $20,000 bond. Boykin is white; Ball was b
Ricky Ball Shooting: Boykin's lawyers seek change of venue
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
from jail the same day after posting $20,000 bond. Boykin is white; Ball was black. In the motion filed Monday in Lowndes County Circuit Court, Boykin's attorneys contend extensive media coverage and public outcry over the incident would make it... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Jackson man sentenced to life without parole for 2013 murderduring burglary. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Donte Shepar
Jackson man sentenced to life without parole for 2013 murder
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
during burglary. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Donte Shepard was sentenced Thursday by Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill Sr. for one count of capital murder. Shepard was convicted Wednesday by a Hinds County... Read more
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The Advocate
Kentucky Judge Thinks Men Don't Hug Anymore Because Gay Marriagecases, believes that the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling on marriage equality has r
Kentucky Judge Thinks Men Don't Hug Anymore Because Gay Marriage
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
cases, believes that the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling on marriage equality has ruined hugging. Philpot, a judge in Fayette County Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., told the Francis Asbury Society in a Wednesday address that the “biggest bugaboo”... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jackson man sentenced to life without parole for 2013 murderduring burglary. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Donte Shepar
Jackson man sentenced to life without parole for 2013 murder
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
during burglary. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release Donte Shepard was sentenced Thursday by Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill Sr. for one count of capital murder. Shepard was convicted Wednesday by a Hinds County... Read more
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MLive.com
'Juvenile lifer' to be resentenced in first of several Kent County casespart in a 1981 murder with his twin brother could get a chance at freedom when
'Juvenile lifer' to be resentenced in first of several Kent County cases
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
part in a 1981 murder with his twin brother could get a chance at freedom when he is resentenced Friday, Sept. 2 in Kent County Circuit Court. David A. Samel, 52, is the first of several "juvenile lifers" to be resentenced in Kent County because... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Remembering Rick Baker, and Cleve Heidelbergand Cleve Heidelberg Good morning, troops. It's Friday, Sept. 23. It's also t
Remembering Rick Baker, and Cleve Heidelberg
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
and Cleve Heidelberg Good morning, troops. It's Friday, Sept. 23. It's also the day after a bizarre hearing in Peoria County Circuit Court. Cleve Heidelberg, who was convicted 46 years ago of murdering a Peoria County Sheriff's officer, asked... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Man pleads no contest to shooting, wounding deputyhours but surrendered after SWAT teams entered the home. Cundiff is scheduled
Man pleads no contest to shooting, wounding deputy
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
hours but surrendered after SWAT teams entered the home. Cundiff is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 14 in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court. Information from: Danville Register & Bee, http://www.registerbee.com Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit Riverworry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit River
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
worry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't needed and appealed last month in Wayne County Circuit Court. Detroit Corporation Council Melvin Butch Hollowell says Detroit is prepared to vigorously defend the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit Riverworry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit River
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
worry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't needed and appealed last month in Wayne County Circuit Court. Detroit Corporation Council Melvin Butch Hollowell says Detroit is prepared to vigorously defend the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit Riverworry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't
Company appeals over coke breeze storage along Detroit River
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
worry about potential health problems. The company says enclosed storage isn't needed and appealed last month in Wayne County Circuit Court. Detroit Corporation Council Melvin Butch Hollowell says Detroit is prepared to vigorously defend the... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Closing arguements in Newlon murder trial scheduled for todaymurder, sits with his defense counsel, Kourtney Ryan, during the third day of a
Closing arguements in Newlon murder trial scheduled for today
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
murder, sits with his defense counsel, Kourtney Ryan, during the third day of a jury trial Thursday in Randolph County Circuit Court. (The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean) Thursday began with the defense concluding its case,... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ballot decision overturned by district courtdeadline - Jan. 30 - to file in his own party. Tennant later recused her offic
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ballot decision overturned by district court
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
deadline - Jan. 30 - to file in his own party. Tennant later recused her office from the case, handing it off to Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Charles King. King ruled Wells was ineligible to run for the position. In early September, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Suspect's pretrial hearing in killing of couple put offof Robert and Patricia Cogdell, both 66, of Conway. Roberts appeared to have b
Suspect's pretrial hearing in killing of couple put off
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of Robert and Patricia Cogdell, both 66, of Conway. Roberts appeared to have been crying when she arrived in Faulkner County Circuit Court for a hearing. Wearing striped jail clothes, handcuffs and long, braided pigtails, Roberts said nothing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
GOP picks Ozark's Capp for state House seatAsa Hutchinson's administration. The day before the Wednesday convention, anot
GOP picks Ozark's Capp for state House seat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Asa Hutchinson's administration. The day before the Wednesday convention, another Ozark attorney filed suit in Franklin County Circuit Court challenging the convention as an unconstitutional means of replacing the nominee. A total of 35... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
2nd girl in Slender Man stabbing enters insanity pleato an attempted homicide charge. Fourteen-year-old Anissa Weier entered the pl
2nd girl in Slender Man stabbing enters insanity plea
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 3 days ago
to an attempted homicide charge. Fourteen-year-old Anissa Weier entered the plea during a 15-minute hearing in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Judge Michael Bohren appointed two doctors to examine the girl, who sat silently during the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
District 428 superintendent's removal provokes angerrequested and received an order of protection against him Monday. In her reques
District 428 superintendent's removal provokes anger
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
requested and received an order of protection against him Monday. In her request for a protective order, filed in Kane County circuit court, Albano alleged that Moeller had become upset with her after she refused to go out with him Sept. 11,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Man charged with vehicular homicide in May crash now faces $7 million civil lawsuit from victim's widowHouse motorcycle in the 5900 block of Lee Highway on May 21, according to a law
Man charged with vehicular homicide in May crash now faces $7 million civil lawsuit from victim's widow
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
House motorcycle in the 5900 block of Lee Highway on May 21, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Hamilton County Circuit Court. Robert Benedict, 60, died on scene around 8 p.m., police said. "Lisa Benedict, and the child of the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Company fights city in court over coke breeze storagegone to court to fight the city's restrictions. Waterfront Terminal Holdings I
Company fights city in court over coke breeze storage
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
gone to court to fight the city's restrictions. Waterfront Terminal Holdings II, in an appeal filed last month in Wayne County Circuit Court, claims the Zoning Board of Appeals, at its July 26 meeting, should not have upheld the Detroit... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
JUSTICES REJECT ARBITRATION IN NURSING HOME INJURY CASEinfection that required the removal of his left eye. The son later filed a laws
JUSTICES REJECT ARBITRATION IN NURSING HOME INJURY CASE
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
infection that required the removal of his left eye. The son later filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in Miami-Dade County circuit court on his father's behalf, but the nursing home argued that the case should go to arbitration. The father... Read more
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