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Federal prison for threat to kill prosecutor. Posted Sunday ... The prosecutor's identity and specifics of the threats were not described in court documents. ... She said in a statement at the time that "The federal government takes any threat against state prosecutors and the state judiciary extremely seriously."
Wyoming prosecutors have cleared two Casper police officers who shot and killed a sword-wielding man in February. April 29, 2018, at 1:27 ... (AP) — A Wyoming prosecutor says a man shot and killed by police had induced a confrontation with officers with the intention of ending his life. Douglas Oneyear ...

District Attorney Lisa Green went unchallenged when elected to the position of Kern's top prosecutor in 2010. Eight years later, with Green having announced her retirement, the race to choose her successor is shaping up to be a hard-fought, divisive one. The race between Assistant District Attorney Scott ...
Feden said she respected O'Neill's decision to allow Cosby to remain on home confinement even though prosecutors asked that his bail be revoked. O'Neill ruled that Cosby should not leave his home. Since Cosby has homes in multiple states, the judge noted that if he does arrange with the appropriate ...
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Barbara Ziv, the forensic psychiatrist who testified at the retrial of Bill Cosby, about the focus that the prosecution put on educating the jury about common misconceptions around rape. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The guilty verdict in the retrial of Bill Cosby has many people ...
The investigation into a large fight at a Sikh temple in Greenwood earlier this month has stalled because witnesses are not cooperating, Johnson County Prosecutor Brad Cooper said. "We have video of up to 40 people involved in this fight," Cooper said. "If we could get them identified, we would charge ...

The Strauss-Kahn case was ultimately dropped after prosecutors lost faith in the accuser. The hotel maid's attorney Kenneth Thompson, who later became Brooklyn District Attorney before dying in 2016, insisted she was telling the truth, had been wronged by prosecutors and was unfairly maligned.
“It was the most important ruling in the first trial, and ... the most important ruling in the second trial,” Steve Fairlie, a former Montgomery County prosecutor, told ABC News. In another new strategy employed in the retrial, prosecutors called as their first witness Dr. Barbara Ziv, an expert in sexual assault who ...
In 2017, however, Richardson led a team of federal prosecutors who sought and won the death penalty in the federal trial of white supremacist Dylann Roof, who killed nine African-Americans during a 2015 Bible study at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston. Roof represented himself during ...
Federal prosecutors in Brazil claim that the standard installation process for Windows 10 violates local laws by collecting user data without "express consent." Brazilian prosecutors are asking Microsoft to end its automatic data collection within 15 days and add new notifications on data collection.
The appeal by Kareem Bellamy, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 1994 stabbing death of James Abbott in the Rockaway section of Queens, centers around the Queens DA's practice in which certain information is not disclosed to trial prosecutors, which defense attorneys say is a sort of ...
Prosecutors will soon begin the process of reviewing the case of a West Melbourne mother charged with killing her newborn twins to determine if the state will seek the death penalty. Detectives say 30-year-old Rachael Lynn Thomas gave birth April 15 to healthy twins in the bathroom of her Laurel Oak ...
The prosecutor, Joan Illuzzi, took over the case in early April, replacing a veteran sex crimes prosecutor who had been leading the inquiry since December, the two people said, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss the case. Tensions have mounted between the prosecutors and the police over ...
Povilaitis was a child abuse prosecutor in Wayne County before joining the AG's office in 2012. Her position was paid for through a federal grant aimed at improving prosecutions of crimes against women: sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence. She worked with county prosecutors and prosecuted ...
BALLSTON SPA -- A woman who was shot in the head earlier this month, allegedly by her boyfriend, lost an eye and suffered multiple facial fractures, a prosecutor said on Monday. Katie M. Gilbert, 33, has undergone extensive surgeries since the April 7 shooting at the Grange Road Mobile Home Park in ...
Prosecutors in the city of Richmond, which has one of the busiest criminal court dockets in the state, will no longer seek cash bail bonds for defendants awaiting trial. ... If a prosecutor believes a defendant poses an unacceptable risk, then they are simply to recommend that the person be held, Herring said.
Former Tehran prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, who was behind some of the most notorious prison deaths in Iran the last decade, was apprehended April 22 and transferred to Evin prison, where he will serve a two-year sentence for being an accessory to murder in 2009. On April 12, a spokesman for Iran's ...

Prosecutor Elizabeth Strange said her office respects the jury's decision. The Border Patrol came under close scrutiny during the Obama administration for allegations involving excessive use of force. Customs and Border Protection, its parent agency, reported 55 incidents in which employees used firearms ...
Defense lawyers appeared shocked, saying prosecutors claimed Box was not involved in the investigation when they successfully quashed a subpoena for his ... A special prosecutor should not be named from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's office, the motion says, because he called for Greitens' ...
LANSING - Lansing police officers who shot and wounded a man on the city's south side on March 31 were justified in using deadly force, prosecutors said. "It is our assertion that this use of force was consistent with state law and that no crime was committed by any officer during this incident," Ingham ...
Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's office are defending the legality of searches the FBI conducted last year of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's Alexandria, Virginia, condo and a storage locker he used a couple of miles away. Manafort's defense team has asked a federal ...
The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again." Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said Kim Wall may have been tied with her own ...
A reformist lawmaker in Iran has demanded answers over why a former prosecutor remains free, more than four months after he was sentenced to prison over the death of a protester. The member of parliament, Fateme Saidi, has submitted a request to question the interior and justice ministers to find out ...
Federal prosecutors and attorneys for Michael Cohen on Wednesday suggested seven candidates who could be picked by a federal judge to review materials seized in an FBI raid of Cohen's home and office last week and determine whether any should be protected under attorney-client privilege.
A nurse from Des Plaines tried to hire a hit man via the “dark web” to kill the wife of a man with whom she had an affair, DuPage County prosecutors said Wednesday. Tina E. Jones, 31, of the 700 block of South River Road, appeared in court Wednesday, and Judge George Bakalis set her bail at $250,000.
Since resigning from Congress three years ago, Schock has been fighting the indictment in court, arguing that federal prosecutors overstepped their bounds when they charged him. A district court judge rejected Schock's motion to dismiss the case in October, but Schock's defense team appealed that ruling ...
A man convicted of rape has been working at a K-12 school in Price Hill and getting paid under the table, according to prosecutors. Randy Smith, 55, was arrested at Cincinnati Technology Academy for failing to register as a sex offender Tuesday afternoon. His bond was set to $200,000 Wednesday ...
Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III has announced the appointment of a new first assistant prosecutor and chief of detectives at the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office. "I am pleased to welcome Michael J. Williams as the new first assistant prosecutor and Frank R. Crisologo as our new ...
Federal prosecutors and the Drug Enforcement Administration had opened an investigation into how Prince obtained the prescription medication, the agencies have said. None of the medications found in Prince's home were prescribed to him, according to court documents unsealed in April 2017.
A man was killed three years ago inside a car as revenge for an earlier kidnapping, prosecutors said Tuesday as the second of two defendants was sentenced. Juandez Black was given 17 years in prison by Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Jody Luebbers. Black, 25, pleaded guilty to involuntary ...
Federal prosecutors say a New York resident misled investors about a cryptocurrency as part of a wider investment fraud scheme. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York said Monday that Blake Kantor, also known as Bill Gordon, was being charged with conspiracy to commit wire ...
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys accused prosecutors of misconduct Thursday in an effort to dismiss the criminal case against the governor a day after a legislative report raised new allegations of sexual and physical abuse. The bombshell report from a bipartisan committee includes the allegations ...
Backpage.com, the website federal prosecutors contend was intentionally, and illegally, designed to facilitate ads for prostitution, seemed designed to evade scrutiny. The website, whose .... Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a former county prosecutor, said the report contained a "treasure trove" of evidence.
Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's office have obtained 35 sets of subpoenas to call witnesses for Paul Manafort's bank and tax fraud trial set to begin in a Virginia federal court in July, court records show. Prosecutor Greg Andres requested the subpoenas last week, but their issuance was ...
(KANSAS CITY) -- An 80-year-old man has allegedly confessed -- by an accidental recording -- to shooting and killing a Kansas City lawyer last fall, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Raytown, Missouri, resident David Jungerman has been charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 25 death of attorney ...
Prosecutor Clint Rucker and Judge Robert McBurney prevented Samuel from asking any questions probing the implication from earlier testimony that Tex McIver is having sex with masseuse Annie Anderson. Samuel told the judge, that throughout the trial, “It was a clear effort by the prosecution to convince ...
(AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of Wilmington Trust Corporation. Prosecutors presented their final witnesses and evidence Tuesday, four weeks after the trial began. Testimony resumes Tuesday with defense attorneys ...
Church leader Juarez de Souza Oliveira, right, linked to the U.S. based Word of Faith Fellowship, leaves the labor court after a hearing, in which prosecutors alleged that the church "reduced people to a condition analogous to slavery," in Franco da Rocha, in the greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil, Wednesday, ...
Judge in Carillo case won't give timetable on removal of prosecutors. by WGME. Sharon Carrillo, the mother accused of beating her 10-year-old daughter, Marissa Kennedy, to death, appeared in court late March (WGME). AA. No decision has been made in the case of Sharon Carillo, a mother accused of killing her ...
Hatch says Color of Change will back 10 to 20 different prosecutor candidates across the country this year, including in Dallas. Most elected prosecutors run for re-election unopposed, and Hatch says one of the biggest challenges is convincing lawyers committed to social justice work that the prosecutor's ...
President Donald Trump's No. 2 appointee at the Justice Department, Rod Rosenstein, specifically authorized special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort and approved his indictment, prosecutors said in a court filing late Monday night. Some Trump allies ...
The rulings came a day after jury selection began in Cosby's retrial. By late Tuesday morning, three jurors had been selected. On Monday, prosecutors and defense attorneys questioned 120 people about what they knew about the case, their views on the #MeToo movement and celebrity sexual assaults, ...
HAMILTON, Ohio -- The Butler County Prosecutor's Office started a new procedure Monday to check on police officers' credibility. That change is the result of a WCPO I-Team investigation, which found Prosecuting Attorney Michael Gmoser didn't ask law enforcement agencies to refer cases of police ...
Seventy-one lawyers called on a federal judge Monday to reject an attempt by prosecutors to disqualify the attorney for former state senator Brian A. Joyce, contending the unusual move infringes on Joyce's right to a strong defense and sets a dangerous legal precedent. “Those of us who are committed to a ...
Since the beginning of March, at least nine prosecutors have decided to part ways with the office, several sources have told The Legal. The departures include the former chief of the northwest bureau, a homicide prosecutor who recently won a conviction against a man who shot a city police officer, and an ...
Calling the current situation in the prosecutors office “unworkable” because of a staff shorted by the resignation of Risa Hunt-Scully, Acting Prosecutor Robert ... Isabella County Circuit Court Judges Paul H. Chamberlain and Mark Duthie opted not to appoint an interim prosecutor to fill the position before the ...
Carrillo and her husband Julio Carrillo, 51, were charged with the beating death of Sharon's 10-year-old daughter Marissa Kennedy in Stockton Springs. On Tuesday, March 27, a superior court justice ordered state prosecutors to turn over or destroy any records obtained via a pair of “improper” subpoenas ...
(Reuters) - Prosecutors are expected to use final arguments in the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman on Wednesday to contend that she knew beforehand of his plans, while her lawyers have portrayed her as a simple person forced into a confession. Noor Salman, 31, could face life in ...
... broke new ground Tuesday when it came to the defense of a Texas prosecutor who says he was fired for disobeying an illegal order to hide evidence from a defendant. Known more for fighting prosecutors, Innocence Project lawyers decided to support Eric Hillman because they believe he unfairly lost ...
Prosecutors: Man Threatened a Virginia Mayor, Congressman. Prosecutors say a Virginia man accused of threatening to shoot a U.S. congressman over marijuana policy had also threatened to kill a mayor over deteriorating road conditions. March 27, 2018, at 8:04 p.m.. Prosecutors: Man Threatened a Virginia Mayor, ...


 

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