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Boston Globe
Authorities: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Ashbywere found dead in Ashby Friday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide, accord
Authorities: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Ashby
Boston Globe / Posted 10 minutes ago
were found dead in Ashby Friday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide, according to authorities. The Middlesex County District Attorney’s office said Ashby police responded to a report of a death on Watatic Mountain Road in the town near the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig arrested in brutal attackbecause it was his residence. The case was put on the court’s reserve calendar
Austin Harig arrested in brutal attack
The Buffalo News / Posted 33 minutes ago
because it was his residence. The case was put on the court’s reserve calendar, said a spokesperson from the Erie County District Attorney’s Office. The prosecution has until Sept. 8 to reopen the case. Otherwise, the charges will be dismissed,... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
JUST SAY DOPE!: Illegal drug use choking Pahrump justice system; costs taxpayers millionsstate, Nye County’s courts and jails are full of drug addicts. According to cr
JUST SAY DOPE!: Illegal drug use choking Pahrump justice system; costs taxpayers millions
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 10 hours ago
state, Nye County’s courts and jails are full of drug addicts. According to criminal complaints filed by the Nye County District Attorney’s office since January 2012, approximately one-third, about 31 percent, of all criminal cases filed by the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tanis calls rescue group ‘dog thieves’Mr. Tanis told reporters last month he would like to be financially compensated
Tanis calls rescue group ‘dog thieves’
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
Mr. Tanis told reporters last month he would like to be financially compensated for the animals. The Lackawanna County district attorney’s office has countered that when police seize money from a drug dealer, they are allowed to take both the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Charges against school officials in Livermorechild cruelty, and failure to report child abuse of a teenage foreign exchange
Charges against school officials in Livermore
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 12 hours ago
child cruelty, and failure to report child abuse of a teenage foreign exchange student in Livermore. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office filed the charges Thursday against Brock Van Wey, Eric Dillie, and Randy Taylor. The men are... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Catholic Charities aids anti-violence program in NewburghParolees and probationers considered members of gangs are mandated to attend “c
Catholic Charities aids anti-violence program in Newburgh
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 12 hours ago
Parolees and probationers considered members of gangs are mandated to attend “call-ins.” At those meetings police and the district attorney’s office warn that any act of violence by one member carries repercussions for the whole group, with even... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Man convicted of running over ex-girlfriend's motherto grant a mistrial,” Judge Regan said. Regan stayed the trial to allow prosec
Man convicted of running over ex-girlfriend's mother
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
to grant a mistrial,” Judge Regan said. Regan stayed the trial to allow prosecutors to file an immediate appeal, and the District Attorney’s Office prevailed at the state 5th Circuit Court of Appeal. On Friday morning, the appeal court reversed... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Gang members suspected of 5,000 burglaries arrested in Torrance-led police raidscharges often are tied to murder cases, where prosecutors allege murders were c
Gang members suspected of 5,000 burglaries arrested in Torrance-led police raids
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
charges often are tied to murder cases, where prosecutors allege murders were committed for the gang’s benefit. The District Attorney’s Office signed on to add the gang enhancement to burglary cases. “Hopefully, it will reduce burglaries,”... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
No decision yet on police chiefGeorgia Southern University Police Chief Laura McCullough and Investigator Tom
No decision yet on police chief
Statesboro Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Georgia Southern University Police Chief Laura McCullough and Investigator Tom Woodrum from the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office. The second panel, who interviewed the three finalists with Cheshire and Wetmore present Aug. 9,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Crime Briefs: Driving with open beers and 11 bags of cokeand third-degree assault, both misdemeanors. Domestic violence could be used as
Crime Briefs: Driving with open beers and 11 bags of coke
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors. Domestic violence could be used as a sentence enhancer. By Aug. 17 the district attorney’s office dropped these charges to attempted third-degree assault and second-degree motor vehicle trespass,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF man charged with possessing hundreds of child porn filesfelony possession and distribution of child pornography and misdemeanor possess
SF man charged with possessing hundreds of child porn files
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
felony possession and distribution of child pornography and misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine, according to the district attorney’s office. He faces a special allegation due to the volume of the material and the status of some victims... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SF man charged with possessing hundreds of child porn filesfelony possession and distribution of child pornography and misdemeanor possess
SF man charged with possessing hundreds of child porn files
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
felony possession and distribution of child pornography and misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine, according to the district attorney’s office. He faces a special allegation due to the volume of the material and the status of some victims... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mom, who sued Anaheim over fatal police shooting, pledges to keep fightingBennellack has been involved in at least one other police shooting that resulte
Mom, who sued Anaheim over fatal police shooting, pledges to keep fighting
Orange County Register / Posted 16 hours ago
Bennellack has been involved in at least one other police shooting that resulted in a suspect’s death, which was cleared by District Attorney’s Office investigators. “My son was wrongfully killed, shot in the back and executed,” Huizar said on... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Details emerge about Central Texas beheading, brother called police concerned before murderVega ISD Police Department, Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, Bellmea
Details emerge about Central Texas beheading, brother called police concerned before murder
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 16 hours ago
Vega ISD Police Department, Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, Bellmead Fire Department, Waco Fire Corp., and the District Attorney’s Office. “We appreciate your patience with what will be a lengthily process through the investigation and... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
90 cases dismissed by DA's office after evidence is mistakenly thrown awayHOUSTON - Ninety misdemeanor and felony drug cases are being dismissed by the H
90 cases dismissed by DA's office after evidence is mistakenly thrown away
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 16 hours ago
HOUSTON - Ninety misdemeanor and felony drug cases are being dismissed by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office after a Pct. 4 deputy constable deputy tossed valuable evidence while cleaning out the evidence room. Ten members of the DA’s... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Man Found Guilty for Multiple Sex CrimesA man accused of trafficking and promoting prostitution has been found guilty o
Man Found Guilty for Multiple Sex Crimes
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 17 hours ago
A man accused of trafficking and promoting prostitution has been found guilty of 13 criminal charges. The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office says that Virgil Rucker was found guilty of two counts of rape in the first degree, one count of... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
FBI Agent Fatally Shoots Individual While Serving Search Warrant at Compton Homeby the FBI’s Inspection Division and the Justice Department’s Office of the Ins
FBI Agent Fatally Shoots Individual While Serving Search Warrant at Compton Home
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 17 hours ago
by the FBI’s Inspection Division and the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will also review the fatal shooting. In a separate incident also on Thursday night in Compton, a... Read more
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WestportNow
Feds: Employee Stole $700K from Playhouse Square OwnerPlayhouse Square pleaded guilty today to a charge related to stealing more than
Feds: Employee Stole $700K from Playhouse Square Owner
WestportNow / Posted 17 hours ago
Playhouse Square pleaded guilty today to a charge related to stealing more than $700,000 from the company, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said. Debra Biagi, 50, of Fogelsville, Pa., formerly of Greenwich, waived her right to indictment... Read more
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Salon.com
Leaders of protest where police killed ordered to prisonon probation for a 2009 felony conviction for injury to a child. The hearing F
Leaders of protest where police killed ordered to prison
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
on probation for a 2009 felony conviction for injury to a child. The hearing Friday came two weeks after the Dallas County District Attorney’s office filed a motion to revoke Alexander’s probation for multiple violations. Alexander’s supporters... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Details emerge about Central Texas beheading, brother called police concerned before murderVega ISD Police Department, Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, Bellmea
Details emerge about Central Texas beheading, brother called police concerned before murder
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 hours ago
Vega ISD Police Department, Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, Bellmead Fire Department, Waco Fire Corp., and the District Attorney’s Office. “We appreciate your patience with what will be a lengthily process through the investigation and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Judge in controversial Stanford sex assault case leaves criminal courtwhether to reduce a San Jose plumber’s felony child pornography charges to misd
Judge in controversial Stanford sex assault case leaves criminal court
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
whether to reduce a San Jose plumber’s felony child pornography charges to misdemeanors. That came two months after the district attorney’s office removed Persky from a different sexual assault case, saying “we lack confidence” in the judge’s... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Former High School Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Sex Acts With Underage Female Student in Placentiayears and eight months in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender regi
Former High School Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Sex Acts With Underage Female Student in Placentia
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 19 hours ago
years and eight months in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Diebolt was employed as language arts teacher and girl’s swim and water polo coach at Valencia... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Man Sentenced to 95 Years in Prison for Violent Robbery of Elderly Woman, Home Burglarycounts of first-degree residential robbery, kidnapping to commit robbery and fi
Man Sentenced to 95 Years in Prison for Violent Robbery of Elderly Woman, Home Burglary
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 19 hours ago
counts of first-degree residential robbery, kidnapping to commit robbery and first-degree burglary, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release Friday. Jurors also found true a special allegation that Johnson used a... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gang Members Arrested in 5,000 Home Burglariesenhancement charges are often used in murder prosecutions in which a crime was
Gang Members Arrested in 5,000 Home Burglaries
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 20 hours ago
enhancement charges are often used in murder prosecutions in which a crime was committed for a gang's benefit. The District Attorney’s Office approved expanding gang enhancement charges to include burglaries. In addition to search warrants... Read more
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Raw Story
Meet No. 4: High schooler who sexually assaulted 11-old girl for 9 years gets off on probationis also required to continue going to therapy and write Sarah a letter of apolo
Meet No. 4: High schooler who sexually assaulted 11-old girl for 9 years gets off on probation
Raw Story / Posted 20 hours ago
is also required to continue going to therapy and write Sarah a letter of apology. Officials with the state Northwestern District Attorney’s Office had recommended that Crochetiere serve a suspended sentence, which would have required him to... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Supreme Court affirms murder conviction in 2011 Dorchester shootingmurder conviction of a man who gunned down a 25-year-old at a Dorchester home i
State Supreme Court affirms murder conviction in 2011 Dorchester shooting
Boston Globe / Posted 20 hours ago
murder conviction of a man who gunned down a 25-year-old at a Dorchester home in 2011, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. Frankie Herndon, 32, had appealed his murder and firearms convictions in the 2011 death of... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Serial Home Invader Gets Life In Prisonsentenced to life in prison for aggravated robbery and burglary of a habitation
Serial Home Invader Gets Life In Prison
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 20 hours ago
sentenced to life in prison for aggravated robbery and burglary of a habitation. According to the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, on March 17, 2015, a woman came home and was immediately confronted by Romero inside her... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scamsale on Craigslist, and of stealing over $2,400 from five people between Januar
Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scam
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 hours ago
sale on Craigslist, and of stealing over $2,400 from five people between January and August of this year, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Victims learned their tickets had been part of a scam when they arrived at Disneyland and were... Read more
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The Herald News
Somerset police looking for help with surveillance camerashelp identify Brule as their suspect. More famously, Massachusetts State Polic
Somerset police looking for help with surveillance cameras
The Herald News / Posted 22 hours ago
help identify Brule as their suspect. More famously, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office used hours of surveillance camera footage to build a homicide case against Aaron Hernandez, the... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Elderly man attacked by pit bulls last month diesMarch 13 to University Medical Center’s trauma unit where he remained until his
Elderly man attacked by pit bulls last month dies
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 22 hours ago
March 13 to University Medical Center’s trauma unit where he remained until his death on Tuesday morning. The Nye County District Attorney’s office has yet to file charges related to the attack against the dogs’ owner, Ricky Davidson, because the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig in police trouble againbecause it was his residence. The case was put on the court’s reserve calendar
Austin Harig in police trouble again
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
because it was his residence. The case was put on the court’s reserve calendar, said a spokesperson from the Erie County District Attorney’s Office. The prosecution has until Sept. 8 to reopen the case. Otherwise, the charges will be dismissed,... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal caseswith jurors reportedly refusing to serve in an unrelated case just days after h
Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal cases
Mountain View Voice / Posted 23 hours ago
with jurors reportedly refusing to serve in an unrelated case just days after he handed down Turner’s sentence and the district attorney’s office disqualifying him from a new sexual-assault case. More recently, Persky's critics said that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
DA lauds local control of drug task forceneighborhoods if our children, seniors, and families don’t feel unprotected. Th
DA lauds local control of drug task force
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
neighborhoods if our children, seniors, and families don’t feel unprotected. The collaboration between the community, the district attorney’s office, and the police really unleashes the power of the many to do what none of us can do alone. “The... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Cleveland PD: Woman arrested in hit-and-run death of Livingston manin Davis-Stokola being charged in connection to Blackmone’s death. “The Clevel
Cleveland PD: Woman arrested in hit-and-run death of Livingston man
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
in Davis-Stokola being charged in connection to Blackmone’s death. “The Cleveland Police Department would like to thank the Liberty County District Attorney’s Office and the Texas Rangers for their assistance in this case,” the press release sta... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two men arrested after police find thousands of grams of cocaine, heroinThursday. Carrasquilo-Suarez was held on $200,000 bail for conspiracy to violat
Two men arrested after police find thousands of grams of cocaine, heroin
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Thursday. Carrasquilo-Suarez was held on $200,000 bail for conspiracy to violate drug laws, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. The judge also revoked his bail on a case in Quincy. Gonzalez-Castillo was held on $250,000 bail... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Torrance police arrest gang members suspected of 5,000 burglariescharges are often tied to murder cases, where prosecutors allege murders were c
Torrance police arrest gang members suspected of 5,000 burglaries
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
charges are often tied to murder cases, where prosecutors allege murders were committed for the gang’s benefit. The District Attorney’s Office signed on to add the gang enhancement to burglary cases. “Hopefully, it will reduce burglaries,”... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
District Attorney’s report, Aug. 26The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s
District Attorney’s report, Aug. 26
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office. • James Howard Dempsey was charged on Aug. 12 with offer, attempt or commission of unauthorized act(s) relating to schedule I or II controlled substance, with... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Man pleads in Lancaster Township burglary spreeman admitted to targeting his neighbor’s homes during a burglary spree earlier
Man pleads in Lancaster Township burglary spree
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
man admitted to targeting his neighbor’s homes during a burglary spree earlier this year, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office. Gary Lee Hollow Jr., 35, pleaded guilty Thursday in Lancaster County Court to five felony counts... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scamcounts Friday for allegedly scamming multiple people with fraudulent Disneyland
Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scam
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
counts Friday for allegedly scamming multiple people with fraudulent Disneyland tickets this year, according to Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. Brian Anderton, 43, of Pasadena is charged with five counts including grand theft of personal... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Sentencing for Dental Asst. Who Assaulted 13 Patientsat the dental practice between January 2015 and January 2016. One of those vict
Sentencing for Dental Asst. Who Assaulted 13 Patients
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
at the dental practice between January 2015 and January 2016. One of those victims was in a wheelchair, the San Diego District Attorney’s office said. The victims ages ranged between 17 and 63, with most being younger patients who were... Read more
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The Herald News
Ashley Bendiksen pairs up with Clean Eats Deliveryspeaker, and valedictorian of her class at Salve Regina University. She recentl
Ashley Bendiksen pairs up with Clean Eats Delivery
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
speaker, and valedictorian of her class at Salve Regina University. She recently left her position with the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office to pursue her own interests, including plant-based fitness and nutrition coaching on her website... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Blotter: Man charged with felony drug possession in Wading River, againselling heroin. Mr. Prussick was also arrested in late 2003 for second-degree r
Blotter: Man charged with felony drug possession in Wading River, again
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted yesterday
selling heroin. Mr. Prussick was also arrested in late 2003 for second-degree robbery. Officials from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office could not be reached for comment on the outcome of those cases. Mr. Prussick’s attorney confirmed... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Protesters highlight crimes by undocumented immigrants outside hearingbody wedged in the windshield. Sanchez was initially facing a charge of gross
Protesters highlight crimes by undocumented immigrants outside hearing
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
body wedged in the windshield. Sanchez was initially facing a charge of gross vehicular manslaughter, but on Thursday the district attorney’s office added a charge of murder, but wouldn't disclose why. Sanchez is now facing five felonies and a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Flaherty takes heat during DA debateThe hot topics at the debate Thursday at the Burchfield Penney Art Center: • I
Flaherty takes heat during DA debate
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The hot topics at the debate Thursday at the Burchfield Penney Art Center: • In response to the question of whether the District Attorney’s Office passes on cases that may deserve prosecution but are hard to win: Flynn: Pointed to the 1979 case of... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Ulster paving contractor arrestedwho is a paving contractor, has been arrested on charges of grand larceny and f
Ulster paving contractor arrested
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
who is a paving contractor, has been arrested on charges of grand larceny and fraud, both as felonies, on complaints to the District Attorney’s Office of Consumer Affairs. The complaints against Thomas Carpino, 48, involved consumers paying for... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Fant may ask judge to remove DA’s office from caseWill Sam Fant’s attorney make an attempt to get the San Joaquin County District
Fant may ask judge to remove DA’s office from case
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Will Sam Fant’s attorney make an attempt to get the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office removed from his case? On Thursday, Fant, who has been charged with two counts of election fraud and conspiracy for his alleged involvement in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Task force a boost for areaneighborhoods if our children, seniors, and families don’t feel unprotected. Th
Task force a boost for area
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
neighborhoods if our children, seniors, and families don’t feel unprotected. The collaboration between the community, the district attorney’s office, and the police really unleashes the power of the many to do what none of us can do alone. “The... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Man sentenced to life in prison for New Year’s Eve killingholding a large knife. He banged the knife against a glass window and called ou
Man sentenced to life in prison for New Year’s Eve killing
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
holding a large knife. He banged the knife against a glass window and called out to officers before walking outside, the district attorney’s office said in a statement. Officers ordered Resto to drop his weapon, but he refused, authorities said.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Suspect pleads not guilty in torture-death of homeless mannorthern Arizona. Sahmanntha Rundstrom, 19, was arrested in connection to the m
Suspect pleads not guilty in torture-death of homeless man
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
northern Arizona. Sahmanntha Rundstrom, 19, was arrested in connection to the murder after staffers with the San Francisco district attorney’s office saw a post from her on social media saying that her vehicle had broken down and that she was stuck... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal caseswith jurors reportedly refusing to serve in an unrelated case just days after h
Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal cases
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
with jurors reportedly refusing to serve in an unrelated case just days after he handed down Turner’s sentence and the district attorney’s office disqualifying him from a new sexual-assault case. More recently, Persky's critics have pointed to... Read more
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